The district has a fully equipped cotton research station in Srivilliputhur and a Palmyra Research centre at Thiruvannamalai near Srivilliputhur. A Regional Research station at Aruppukottai, where a research Centre for aridsone fruit is also being operated, and a poultry research and development Centre in Rajapalayam where research for employment opportunities is being searched.

AndalThirukoil at Srivilliputhur, IrukkankudiMariamman Temple at Sattur, Boominathan Temple at Thiruchuli, Srinivasaperumalkovil (then Thirupathi) at Srivilliputhur and MeenakshiSundareswarar Temple at Aruppukottai and Thiruthangal are the holy centres of Hindus. Apart from the age old portal of worship RC Church at Srivilliputhur, the famous Twin towered Mosque in Rajapalayam proclaims the district’s pious and harmonious life.