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Gandikota Fort

Gandikota

Gandikota is a small village (Lat. 140 47? N. and Long. 780 16?S.) on the Right Bank of the river Pennar, in Jammalamadugu taluk of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh. Here lies the famous fort of Gandikota, which acquired its name obviously due to the gorge, formed between the Erramalai range of hills, also known as Gandikota hills and the river …

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Folk artistes protest in Kadapa

Folk artists protest

Folk artistes carrying their musical instruments staged a dharna in front of Kadapa Collectorate on Monday and raised slogans demanding identity cards, grant of pensions to aged artistes and allotment of house sites. A.P. State Folk Artistes Association president P. Yadagiri demanded that District Collector K. Sasidhar instruct officials concerned to provide opportunities to artistes all over Kadapa district, rather …

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PROFILE OF KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa district is said to be the heart of the Rayalaseema as it is centrally located and well connected with the four districts of Rayalaseema.The old records of the district reveal that Kadapa previously called Gadapa which means in Telugu language threshold. The ancient village of Kadapa with its large tank and temple of Lord Venkateswara at Devuni Kadapa was …

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HISTORY AND CULTURE OF KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa (formerly Cuddapah) district was formed in the early nineteenth century (in the year 1808) during the British rule with Siddavatam as it’s head quareters, which was later shifted to Kadapa in 1812. Until 1808, Kadapa was a division under erstwhile Anantapur Collectorate.

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Suzlon bags order from Nalco for Kadapa wind power project

Kadapa: Wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy on Thursday said that it has received order from state-run Nalco to to set up, operate and maintain turbines for the aluminium maker’s proposed project in Andhra Pradesh for an undisclosed sum. “The order comprises 24 units of Suzlon’s S88 – 2.1 MW wind turbines which will be set-up in the Gandikota region of …

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Nalco to set up Rs 274 Cr wind power project in Kadapa District

Kadapa: As part of its diversification plans, the aluminum major National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), has decided to start a 50.4 MW Wind Power Project at Gandikota in YSR (Kadapa) district. The Navratna PSU has been endeavouring to foray into other metals and energy sectors. This project has got the approval of Nalco Board recently. The Wind Power Project will …

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HISTORY OF KADAPA (YSR) DISTRICT

HISTORY OF KADAPA

Kadapa (Cuddapah) is considered one of the backward and perhaps also one of the most remotely situated districts of the State. One hardly realises that the tract covered by the district carries the foot prints of some of the most illustrious rulers of South India. Tipu Sultan, Haidar Ali, Sivaji, Krishnadevaraya, Pratap Rudra are some of the names associated with …

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FAUNA AND FLORA IN KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa district is blessed with a series of beautiful valleys through which holy rivers like Pinakini (Pennar), Papaghni, Chitravathi, Mandavya, Cheyyeru cut across the district giving the land sanctity of their own. The river Penna is the most important river flowing right through the District whose legend is incorporated in a sasanam (inscription) at Gandikota.

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Irrigation Projects in YSR District

irrigation projects

Irrigation Projects – Kadapa District Irrigation in Kadapa district is through major, medium and minor irrigation projects. There are 4 major, 5 medium completed irrigation projects in the district. The major irrigation projects are 1) Kurnool-Kadapa canal 2) TBP HLC Stage-I, 3) TBP HLC Stage-II (Mylavaram) and 4) Pulivendula Branch canal with a total ayacut of 2,27,896 acres. The five …

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