About Ranny Pravasi Kuwait
Ranny also known as "The Queen of Eastern Hills" is derived from the similar malayalam word Rani (Queen).
Ranny is a Taluk in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala,in India is one of the largest rubber producing Taluk in Kerala. The world famous temple Sabarimala is thought to be the oldest existing temple in India, dating to around 4000 years is just 66 kms away from Ranny and a church at Ranny Nilackal is believed to be one of the seven churches founded by St. Thomas in AD 54.
Ranny is nourished by Pamba which is running through Ranny. It abounds with natural splendours - undulating hills,dark mysterious forests, exotic wildlife and enchanting valleys. Out of the total area, about 70% is forest. This forest cover gives Ranny its lush green and scenic beauty.
Like the rest of the state, Ranny has a wet and maritime tropical climate. The region receives most of the rain from the South-West monsoon from June to August and the North-East monsoon during October and November. Although the summer is from March to May, it receives locally developed thundershowers in May. Due to the higher elevation, the climate is cooler towards the eastern area.
Business is centered around the market in the main township, Ittiappara situated on the northern side of the river. The economy of Ranny is primarily from agriculture. Ranny is the largest rubber producing taluks in Kerala. The hilly terrain, high humidity and good rain makes it suitable for rubber cultivation. Other major crops are cocoa, coconut, tapioca and pepper. NRIs are also another major source of income.
Ranny is largely dependent on private buses. Most of the long route KSRTC buses ply on the State Highway - 08. The State Highway - 08 (Punalur-Pathanamthitta-Muvattupuzha Road) connects the town to other major towns.. The nearest bus terminus is in Pathanamthitta. Auto rickshaws are available and generally hired for short distance (1–3 km) where bus services are non-existent or rare. Jeep is another preferred mode of transport where the terrain is hilly or rugged. The nearest railway stations are at Thiruvalla and Chengannur. Trivandrum International Airport and Cochin International Airport, at Nedumbassery, Kochi are the airports conveniently used to reach here.