About Pathanamthitta District & Our Vision and Mission

Pathanamthitta District was formed on 1st November 1982 vide GO (MS) 1026/82/RD dtd. 29/10/82 in the sole interest of Sri. K. K. Nair MLA, Pathanamthitta with his well cherished ambition for hastening process of development and with a view to reducing stress and strain of inhabitants for remedies to their grievances from the district administration which was out of reach for years. This district is named after “Pathanamthitta” and it started functioning formally from 1st April 1983 vide GO (MS) 36/98 dtd. 09/03/1983. It reposes calm by resting its head on the slopes of the western ghats and stretching to the rice yielding fields bordering Alappuzha district. The high mountains at the eastern side offer security as fortress. Other boarder districts are Kollam, Kottayam and Idukki. This districts abounds with natural splendors – unending stretches of thick and dark mysterious forests, undulating hills, exotic wild life and enchanting streams and valleys. The rural landscape is very famous for its scene beauty, fairs and festivals.

The formation of this district is with the erstwhile parts of Kollam, Alleppy and Idukki districts. Pathanamthittta, Adoor, Ranny, Kozhenchery were got separated from Kollam district and so also Thiruvalla, Mallappally and Pandalam from Alleppy district. A small area of forest near Sabarimala, Gavi and Pachakkanam were got detached from Idukki district

We, the Kerala Police Department are committed to providing highest quality of police services to the people who live, work and visit our State. We will constantly evaluate and improve our efforts to enhance public safety and maintain law & order respecting citizen's rights and uplifting dignity.

The duty of police is to help secure the society in which the rights and responsibilities of individuals, families and communities are properly balanced. The main objectives of the police are to

  • Ensure safety and reduce disorders,
  • Reduce crime and the fear of crime
  • Contribute to delivery of justice,which secures and maintains public confidence in the rule of law

Keeping the above aspects in view, the General Executive Branch (Local) of Police is associated with the general public in their day-to-day life. They function with the object of safeguarding the life and property of the people and providing them adequate security by preventing crimes. Functioning of the General Executive branch is always under close scrutiny by the public in all its aspects because the State has a responsibility to provide a standardized and comprehensive Police service, which makes the public feel safe