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CROPS AND SOIL OF KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa district is endowed mainly with red and black soils ranging from poor to fertile soils. The soil of the district  has been classified into red ferruginous soil and black spoil. These two classes can be sub divided into clay, loam sand with finer distinctions.  Red soils occupy 53% of the cultivated area and are mostly situated in L. R. Palli, …

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Irrigation Projects in YSR District

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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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Badvel – A major town of Kadapa District

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Badvel (Telugu : బద్వేల్ or బద్వేలు )is the northernmost of the three taluks forming the eastern division of the district. On the west it is separated from Proddatur and Kadapa by the Nallamala and lankamala hills constitute its eastern boundary. Irregular and artificial boundaries divide it on the south from the Sidhout taluk and on the north from the Cumbum taluk …

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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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YS Jagan visits flood areas

KADAPA: Kadapa Lok Sabha Member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy continued his tour of villages flooded by Kundu river for the third day by visiting marooned villages in Chapadu mandal in Proddatur constituency and Duvvur mandal in Mydukur constituency on Wednesday. Accompanied by Collector Shashi Bhushan Kumar, the MP inspected the gushing water from a bridge across Kundu river in Alladupalle in …

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YSR: From aggressive politician to mass leader

Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who grew from the faction-ridden and often violence-marked politics of Kadapa, steered his party through spectacular victories twice consecutively in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections to emerge its undisputed leader in Andhra Pradesh.

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TALLAPAKA – BIRTH PLACE OF ANNAMACHARYA

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Tallapaka (Telugu : తాళ్ళపాక) is a village in Rajampet mandal of Kadapa district. The village has the distinction of being the birthplace of Saint Annamacharya the famous composer of devotional songs on Lord Venkateswara who made invaluable contribution to music and literature during the 15th century.He composed more than Thirty two thousand devotional hymns – Sankeerthanas.  These keerthanas were set to Carnotic …

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LANKAMALA SANCTUARY

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Spread over an area of 464.42 sq. km. in Kadapa district Lankamala sanctuary lies at a distance of 60 km (15 km by walk) from Kadapa town. The sanctuary has deep gorges and steep slopes with beautiful waterfalls. The forest of this sanctuary is dry deciduous thorn mixed forests, dry evergreen scrubs, etc. It is the home of Red Sanders, an endemic species …

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Telugu Ganga Project in Kadapa District

The Telugu Ganga Project – now under construction is a diversion scheme from foreshore of N.S.R. Sagar project and is intended to supply 15 TMC of Krishna water to Chennai city for drinking purpose besides creating irrigation Potential of 5,75,000 acres (1.08 Lakhs acres in Kurnool Dist., 1.67 Lakhs acres in Kadapa District utilizing 29 TMC of Krishna Water through …

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Vontimitta (Ekasilanagaram) – Kodanda Rama Temple

Vontimitta is one of the mandal head quarters of Kadapa district lies at a latitude of 14 degrees 2 minutes, and longitude of 79 degrees 23 minutes E. The small town is situated about a distance of 28 kilometers on the Kadapa- Chennai main road. Vontimitta has a railway station in between Kadapa (Cuddapah) and Rajampet railway stations on Chennai-Mumbai …

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