There are so many IT companies in Aluva some of them are: Unitek Software Pvt. 3 mi) from the town center on the banks of river Periyar, Aluva is one of the main industrial centers of the state. Shivaratri festival is a famous festival in Aluva. it's the starting point of Kochi metro rail, that began its operations in June 2017. Aluva is a major transportation hub with easy access to all major modes of transportation and serves as a corridor connecting high areas to the rest of the state. The Periyar River flows 229 km through the town of Alia and is one of the largest rivers in Kerala. The church is a major theological educational institution in the Catholic Church. The Shiva Temple in Aluva is located on the sandbank between the tributary Mangalappuzha and the Periyar River. He is said to have created a Shiva lingam on the sandy banks of the Parasurama river. The nearest airport to Aluva is the Calicut International Airport (167 km) and the Bengaluru International Airport (556 km). .