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ఖనిజాల ఖిల్లా… కడప జిల్లా

కడప : కడప బేసిన్‌లో ఎంతో విలువైన ఖనిజ సంపద నిక్షిప్తమై ఉందని జియోలాజికల్‌ సర్వే ఆఫ్‌ ఇండియా రిటైర్డ్‌ సీనియర్‌ డిప్యూటీ డైరెక్టర్‌ డాక్టర్‌ ఎం. రామకృష్ణన్‌ తెలిపారు. ‘జియో డైనమిక్స్‌ అండ్‌ మినరల్‌ రీసోర్సెస్‌ ఆఫ్‌ ప్రొటోరోజోయిక్‌ బేసిన్స్‌ ఆఫ్‌ ఇండియా’ అనే అంశంపై గురువారం యోగి వేమన విశ్వవిద్యాలయంలో ప్రారంభమైన మూడు రోజుల జాతీయ సెమినార్‌లో ఆయన పాల్గొన్నారు.

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Ananthapuram Gangamma Jaatara (fair)

Gangamma Jaatara is celebrated annually. The temple plot was once a jungle. Peramvandlu the residence of Anantapuram, were reported to have cut and heaped of the thorny bush and placed a black stone to keep it in position. The next day they went with bullock cart to bring it from the hedge. But they could not lift the heap. Meanwhile a man possessed of the deity Gangamma revealed ...

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Administrative Setup – Kadapa District

Region of the state where the district is located: Kadapa district is the extreme south eastern district of Andhra Pradesh and lies in the heart of the track of land that forms the southern deccan plateau, popularly referred to as the Rayalaseema. It lies between 13o 43’ and 15o 14’ of the northern latitude and 77o 55’ and 79o 29’ …

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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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Mines and Minerals in Kadapa District

Kadapa district is the repository of mineral wealth. The important minerals that are available in the district are  barytes, asbestos and lime stone. As per the 1983 survey of geological survey of India 30lakh tons of lead, 74,000,000 tons of barytes, 27000tons asbestos deposits are there. It is estimated that 700lakh tons of barytes deposits might be there in Mangampet. …

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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

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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