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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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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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2001 CENSUS HIGHLIGHTS – KADAPA DISTRICT

• Kadapa District stands 7th in terms of area size and ranks 18th in terms of population in the state. • Kadapa district stands 15th rank in terms of urbanization with a total urban population 5,87,753 forming 22.59 percentages to the total district population. • The sex ratio of the district is 974 against 955 in 1991 Census showing increase …

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