Pathanamthitta is a wide open town situated in laps of Western Ghats. The town was shaped when ten Nair primitive families settled close Achankovil waterway. Before long a few families settled here, thinking about the rich soil, perfect for rice cultivating. Pathanamthitta is popular for its flourishing Hindu culture, especially fortresses of Nair station.
The nearness of ious little territories headed by Nair primitive rulers, brought consideration of Maharaja Marthanada Varma of Travancore in eighteenth century to add these realms to frame a solid Nair armed force. Rich rain backwoods around the town conveyed a few timber factories to the locale, moving its territorial development. Punalur Paper Mills and Forest Industries of Travancore were two noteworthy huge scale businesses that began utilizing individuals in extensive number.