Puduvayal is a town in Karaikudi taluk, Sivaganga district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a town located in the Chettinad region of the Sivagangai district. On road it is 12 km away from Karaikudi and 21 km away from Aranthangi. This town is famous for its rice mills. Puduvayal is the 2nd largest rice producer in Tamil Nadu. Puduvayal is an important Commercial centre for Trade in Sivaganga district. It is the suburban region of business city Karaikudi. The town is famous for its Veerasekara Umaiyambigai Temple. Nearby town Kandanur is famous for Kandanur Sivan Kovil, which is a replica to the Madurai meenatchi amman temple built by nagarthars community.