District Planning Office Alappuzha

The District consist of three natural divisions viz the Lowland the Midland and the Highland Western Ghats and descends to midland in the centre, down to the lowland and coconut gardens on the western borders of Alappuzha district.  The topography covered with thick forests on the east along the mountains down to the valleys and small hills to the flat and in the west.The District has a vibrant  agrarian economy with rubber, coconut, pepper, tapioca, banana and vegetables as major crops.  Rubber as a cash crop plays a vital role in the economy of the district.  Pathanamthitta is generally considered as industrially backward.