Thodupuzha is the largest town in Idukki district of Kerala state. It is also the fastest growing town in Kerala and the main commercial centre in the district. The name of the river flowing through the centre of this town is also known as Thodupuzha. Thodupuzha is blessed with natural scenic beauty and is ideal for all nature lovers. Thodupuzha is an ancient town with a history dating back to many centuries. The Buddhist and Jain religions which made their first inroads into Kerala in 300 BC have left their impact at Thodupuzha and neighboring areas. Thodupuzha’s economy is driven by agriculture, business and small industries. Farmers in Thodupuzha raise a number of agricultural products such as variety of crops, pineapple, coconut, rice, pepper, coco, tapioca, rubber, banana, ginger, turmeric, etc. are also being cultivated in plenty. In recent years Thodupuzha has shown more interest in promoting tourism.