Panruti is a town, municipality and taluk headquarters of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, India. Panruti is located between Cuddalore and Viluppuram. Panruti is famous for Jack fruit and Cashews. The Jack fruit grown here is exported world wide and is very sweet. It is a business center of Cuddalore district. The name panruti came from 'pan' means song and 'ruti' music in tamil as the place where more saints and great singer of god like nayanmars and vainavas where sung here great commercial area for more than a 200 years and 150 years old government school which was build by british east india company and more than 1000 year old temple Veeratteswarar temple in nearby Thiruvathigai.