Pondicherry-The Educational Hub of Southern India
By Students’ Academy
Chapter 1: Introduction
Puducherry is a Union Territory of India. This Union Territory was formerly known as Pondicherry and it still carries the nickname ‘Pondy’. It is a former French colony and the signs of the colonialism are very much present in the state. This Union Territory consists of four non-contiguous enclaves, or regions, and named after the largest region, Pondicherry. Karaikkal, Mahé, Yanam, Puducherry were the four non-contigous enclaves of Puducherry.