About Prakasam district:

Prakasam is a district in Andhra Pradesh state, India. The total area of the district is 17,626 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3392764 living in 860463 houses, among them male population is 1712735 and female population is 1680029. Sex ratio of the district is 981 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 63.08%.

Prakasam district vehicle registration code is AP 27. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Chirala,Markapur,Ongole,Prakasam.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • If Last Year Consumption <= 900 units - 1 to 50 units = Rs. 1.45, 51 to 100 units = Rs. 2.60, 101 to 200 units = Rs. 3.60, 201 above units = Rs. 6.90
  • If Last Year Consumption > 900 units and <=2700 - 1 to 100 units = Rs. 2.60, 101 to 200 units = Rs. 3.60, 201 to 300 units = Rs. 6.90, 301 above units = Rs. 7.75
  • If Last Year Consumption > 2700 - 1 to 50 units = Rs. 2.60, 51 to 100 units = Rs.3.25, 101 to 200 units = Rs.5.26, 201 to 300 units = Rs 6.90, 301 to 400 units = Rs.7.75, 401 to 500 units = Rs.8.27, 501 and above units = Rs.8.80
Important Festivals of the district:

Makara Sankranthi, Vinayaka chavithi, Sri Rama Navami, Ugadi, Attlataddi, Vasantotsavam, Christmas are the major festivals celebrated in Prakasam district.

Prakasam Cuisine:

Aavakaaya, Ariselu, Gongura Chutney, Kakinada khaja, Masala dosa, Palathalikalu, Papadam, Poornalu, Pootharekulu, Pulihora, Rasam, Sambar, Sunnundallu, Ulava charu, Raagi Sangati, Gongura Mutton, Chepala Pulusu, Vada, Payasam, Chakkara Pongal, Bobbatlu, Pesarattu upma, Janthikalu are few of the many varieties of Prakasam.

Top tourist places in Prakasam:

Places of interest in Prakasam:

Bhairavakona Temple, Markapur Chennakesava Swamy Temple, Tripurantakam, Singarakonda Anjaneya swamy Temple, Kottapatnam Beach, Chirala (Shipyard), Tanguturu, Singarayakonda Varaha Narshimha Swami Temple are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Tobacco, Paddy, Sugarcane, Ground nut, are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Prakasam district:

  • Ammanabrolu
  • Bayyavaram
  • Bogolu
  • Chakicherla
  • Chandragiri
  • Chinna Ganjam
  • Chirala
  • Ipurupalem Halt
  • Cumbum
  • Donakonda
  • Dupadu
  • Gajjelakonda
  • Giddalur
  • Ipurupalem
  • Kadavakuduru
  • Karavadi
  • Kotta Pndlpalli
  • Kurichedu
  • Lingojipallie
  • Markapur Road
  • Marri Palem Hal
  • Ongole
  • Panduranga Pura
  • Ponduru
  • Raparla Halt
  • Sgm Jagarlamudi
  • Singarayakonda
  • Somidevipalle
  • Stuartpuram
  • Surareddipalem
  • Tanguturu
  • Tarlupadu
  • Tettu
  • Ulavapadu
  • Uppugunduru
  • Vetapalemu

Insurance Companies in Prakasam:

  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd ,Kurnool Road, Dande Aruna Complex, 2Nd Floor, D.No: 5-306, Opp: Power Office, NGO Colony Road, Prakasam, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001
  • LIC ,Darsi, Andhra Pradesh 523247
  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd , 37-1-4, Annavarapadu varprasad Complex, Trunk Road, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001
  • LIC of India ,Kanigiri Rd, Nancharamma Colony, Kota Reddy Nagar, Kandukur, Andhra Pradesh 523105
  • National Insurance ,Vijaya Complex,dharavari Gardens,Trunk Road,, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 52300
  • The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd , Pandaripuram, Nh5, Chilakaluripet, Andhra Pradesh 522616
  • Oriental Insurance Company Ltd ,Bunder Road,P B No 719, Labbipet, Sahajpur, Andhra Pradesh 520010
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ,Station Road, Arundelpet, D No 9-5-7-, Arundel Pet, Near Sri Gowthami Hospital, Guntur, Narasaraopet, Andhra Pradesh 200601
  • TATA Motor’s Insurance ,4th Lane, Brodipet, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522002
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance - M G Road,Labbipet , D.No: 39-1-82 /A, 6th Floor, Anjaneya Towers M G Road,Venkateshwarapuram,, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010
  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited , Surya Towers, 40; 1-3, 3rd Floor,, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Revenue Colony Park, SBI Colony 2, Sidhartha Nagar, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010

Lawyers (Advocates) in Prakasam:

  • Chaganti Subbarao ,Library Bazar, Parchur, Prakasam - 523169
  • Kolla Narendhra Kumar Advocate ,Parchur, Prakasam - 523169, Near Sub Registration Office
  • Mohana Rani Achula ,D.No. 15-3-5, Near Veera Raghava Swamy Temple, Paparajuthota, Chirala - 523155, Prakasam, Prasangulapadu, Prakasam - 523183
  • Udumula Lakshmi Reddy ,311/A 3rd Lane, V N Puram, Podili, Prakasam - 523240
  • T.J.SAI Babu Advocate ,D.no.10-10-77, Main Road, Prakasam - 523157, Perala
  • Gv Krishna Rao ,1/4/67, Nancharamma Colony, Main Road, Kandulur, Prakasam - 523272, Near Durga Temple
  • Venkata Narasimha Rao Kolluru ,Masizid Bazar, Singaraya Konda Village, & Mandal, Prakasham, Singarayakonda, Prakasam - 523101
  • P Sambaiah ,Opp District Court, Markapur, Prakasam - 523316
  • Bharat Jada ,3rd Street, Ram Nagar, Ongole Mandal, Cumbum, Prakasam - 523333
  • S V Rangaiah Advocate & Notary ,Cellar Golden Towers Opp District Court, Markapur, Prakasam - 523316
  • Ravi Venkata Reddy, Advocate ,3-60 - Arvinda Ghouse Street, Markapur, Prakasam - 523316
  • CPB Subramanian ,No 130 40 Division, Kochin Corporation, T D Road, Ernakulam - 682035

Blood banks in Prakasam:

  • Belief Blood Bank , Trunk Rd, Vantavari colony, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001
  • Lions District 324 C4 Blood Bank ,Shop No. 29-4-54E, CSI Complex, Sowbhagya Apartment, Prakasam Road, Governorpet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520002
  • Indian Redcross Society Blood Bank ,Ongole,, Santhapet, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001

Trading companies in Prakasam:

  • Reliance Securities ,5-32A, Opp. Ratan Dimand Tower8,Kurnoul Road, OngaleDistrict:Prakasam,APPostcode:523002
  • Networth Direct ,D No 37-1-168,'1st Floor, Ratnam Diamond TowersNear Poweroffice, Kurnool RoadDistrict:Prakasam,APPostcode:523002
  • STEEL CITY SECURITIES LTD ,W/O M.Sadasiva Reddy,Near Govt Hospital, Komarole Post VisllageDistrict:Prakasam,APPostcode:523373
  • SUSHIL FINANCIAL SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED ,Flat no. 205, Maurthiram Apartments,Nellore Bus Stand, OngoleDistrict:Prakasam,APPostcode:523001
  • BALAJI EQUITIES Ltd ,Room No. 25, Vasavi Complex,Main Road, BesthavarapupetaDistrict:Prakasam,APPostcode:523334
  • BALAJI EQUITIES LTD ,H. No: 4/1569,Besides D.S.P Office Podili Road, Darsi,District:Prakasam,APPostcode:523247

Hotels in Prakasam:

  • Palm Coast Beach Resorts, Ramapuram Village, Near Ramapuram Beach, Prakasam District, Chirala, Andhra Pradesh 523157
  • Hotel Sarovar, Behind Ratnamahal Theatre, Dharavari Gardens, Bhagyanagar, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001
  • Hotel Central Park, RTC Complex, Near RTC Bus Stand, Kurnool Road, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523002
  • HOTEL NARAYANA PALACE, 60 Feet Road,Satyanarayanpuram,Opp Bus Stand, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523002
  • Hotel Mourya, Beside Mourya Residency, Opposite RTC Bus Stand, Kurnool Rd, Venkateswara Nagar, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh 523001
  • Gottipati Residency, R&B Bungalow road Satyanarayana Hospital, Addanki, Andhra Pradesh 523201
  • Namaskar Hotel, Trunk Road, Kavali, Andhra Pradesh 524201
  • Hotel Grand Akkamahadevi, Infront of Forest Office, Sundipenta, Srisailum, Andhra Pradesh 518102
  • Samrat Hotel, 27/4 NRT Centre, Main Rd Sharabbazar, Chilakaluripet, Andhra Pradesh 522616

Theatres in Prakasam district:

  • Alankar Theatre - Kadavakuduru Road, Inkolu
  • Bala Murali Theatre - Kothapatnam,, Kothapatnam
  • Bhaskar Deluxe Dts - Chirala Road, Paruchur
  • Bhaskar Picture Palace - Darsi, Darsi
  • Ganga Bhavani - Karamchedu, Karamchedu
  • Gayatri Theatre - Opposite Police Station, Mainroad, Yerragondapalem
  • Gopi Picture Palace - VIP Road, Ongole
  • Hari Krishna Theatre - Podili, Podili
  • Kalyani - Bestavaripeta, Markapuram, Markapuram
  • Krishna Picture Palace - Giddalur, Giddaluru
  • Krishna Touring Talkies - Ammanabrolu Post, Ammanabrolu
  • Mohan Theatre - Chirala, Polemmer Road, Chirala
  • Natraj Theatre - Main Road, Giddaluru
  • Padmavathi Mini - Mahendra Nagar, Ongole
  • Prasanthi - Singarayakonda, Singarayakonda
  • Prasanthi Theatre - Kandukur, Kandukur
  • Rama Krishna Mini A/C Deluxe - Main Road, Inkolu
  • Ramakrishna Super Deluxe - Ongole Road, Inkolu
  • Ramakrishna Super Deluxe - Near Vegetable Market, Vetapalem
  • Sai Mahal/Rajendra - Wood Nagar, Chirala
  • Sai Saroj Mayuri - Kurnool Road, Ongole
  • Sangam - Chirala, Chirala
  • Santhi Theatre - Santhi Theatre Road, Chirala
  • Satyam - Satyanarayanapuram, Ongole
  • Satyanarayana Kalamandir - Addanki, Addanki
  • Sesha Mahal - Nellore Road, Pamur
  • Seshmahal Theatre - Main Road, Near GopalKrishna Rice mill, Paruchur
  • Siva Shankar Deluxe - Darsi, Darsi
  • Sree Devi - Mahendra Nagar, Ongole
  • Sree Raghavendra Picture Palace - Radham Road, Podili
  • Sri Bala Balaji - Markapuram, Markapuram
  • Sri Koteswara - Kandukur, Kandukur
  • Sri Lakshmi Srinivasa Theatre - Guntur – Kurnool Highway Road, Tripurantakam
  • Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Talkies - Yerragundapalem, Yerragondapalem
  • Sri Rama - Addanki, Addanki
  • Sri Srinivasa - Cumbam Road, Markapuram
  • Sri Srinivasa Delux - Vinukonda Road, Yerragondapalem
  • Sri Venkateshwara Mahal - Cumbum, Cumbum
  • Sri Venkateshwara Touring Talkies - Tallur, East Gangavaram
  • Sri Venkateswara Mahal - Giddaluru, Giddaluru
  • Sri Venkateswara Picture Palace - Viswanadhapuram, Podili
  • Sri Vijaya talkies - Markapur, Markapuram
  • Sri Vijayalakshmi Talkies - Main Road, Ipurupalem, Chirala
  • Sri Visweswara - Markapuram, Markapuram
  • Srinivasa Deluxe - Mahendra Nagar, Ongole
  • Srinivasa KB Cinemax - Kota Street, Pamuru
  • Srinivasa Mahal - Kanigiri, Kanigiri
  • Srinivasa Picture Palace - Darsi, Darsi
  • Srinivasa Theatre - Giddaluru, Giddaluru
  • Star Talkies - K.Gudam, Cumbum
  • Sudarshan Theatre - Kanigiri, Kanigiri
  • Venkateshwara - Darsi, Darsi
  • Victory Talkies - Cumbum

Demographics:

Mandal in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Addanki 89,769 44,874 44,895
Ardhaveedu 36,169 18,651 17,518
Ballikurava 53,269 26,942 26,327
Bestawaripeta 51,062 26,119 24,943
Chandra Sekhara Puram 44,953 23,142 21,811
Chimakurthi 79,343 40,115 39,228
Chinaganjam 42,468 21,249 21,219
Chirala 85,626 42,808 42,818
Cumbum 48,698 23,963 24,735
Darsi 86,702 44,508 42,194
Donakonda 48,148 24,706 23,442
Dornala 44,187 22,504 21,683
Giddalur 86,133 43,686 42,447
Gudluru 46,883 23,814 23,069
Hanumanthuni Padu 30,964 15,865 15,099
Inkollu 49,546 24,905 24,641
Janakavarampanguluru 45,186 22,486 22,700
Kandukur 41,523 21,017 20,506
Kanigiri 92,466 47,355 45,111
Karamchedu 38,916 19,422 19,494
Komarolu 40,517 20,553 19,964
Konakanamitla 49,259 25,417 23,842
Kondapi 43,004 21,457 21,547
Korisapadu 48,273 23,958 24,315
Kotha Patnam 50,006 24,987 25,019
Kurichedu 40,801 20,837 19,964
Lingasamudram 38,094 19,114 18,980
Maddipadu 52,353 26,155 26,198
Markapur 51,892 26,421 25,471
Marripudi 38,848 19,628 19,220
Martur 73,862 37,083 36,779
Mundlamuru 56,783 29,057 27,726
Naguluppala Padu 67,733 33,867 33,866
Ongole 48,376 24,148 24,228
Pamur 63,017 32,206 30,811
Parchur 54,668 26,622 28,046
Peda Araveedu 42,262 21,630 20,632
Pedacherlo Palle 36,985 18,842 18,143
Podili 67,017 34,064 32,953
Ponnaluru 43,016 21,844 21,172
Pullalacheruvu 53,279 27,258 26,021
Racherla 35,080 17,459 17,621
Santhamaguluru 59,528 30,355 29,173
Santhanuthala Padu 66,186 34,146 32,040
Singarayakonda 65,784 32,495 33,289
Tangutur 62,618 31,172 31,446
Tarlupadu 34,640 17,789 16,851
Thallur 48,400 24,848 23,552
Tripuranthakam 62,627 31,740 30,887
Ulavapadu 53,918 26,972 26,946
Veligandla 35,951 18,686 17,265
Vetapalem 75,219 37,352 37,867
Voletivaripalem 39,855 20,175 19,680
Yeddana Pudi 28,373 13,417 14,956
Yerragondapalem 64,063 33,160 30,903
Zarugumilli 42,866 21,617 21,249
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Andhra Bank 60
3 Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank 88
4 Axis Bank 4
5 Bank Of Baroda 2
6 Bank Of India 8
7 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
8 Canara Bank 12
9 Central Bank Of India 6
10 City Union Bank Limited 2
11 Corporation Bank 11
12 Dena Bank 1
13 Federal Bank 1
14 HDFC Bank 7
15 ICICI Bank Limited 3
16 IDBI Bank 2
17 Indian Bank 8
18 Indian Overseas Bank 6
19 ING Vysya Bank 8
20 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
21 Karur Vysya Bank 4
22 Laxmi Vilas Bank 2
23 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 3
24 Punjab National Bank 4
25 State Bank Of Hyderabad 17
26 State Bank Of India 64
27 State Bank Of Mysore 1
28 Syndicate Bank 58
29 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 1
30 The Andhra Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Limited 30
31 UCO Bank 1
32 Union Bank Of India 17
33 United Bank Of India 1
34 Vijaya Bank 5