|Elevation||169 m (554 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jammalamadugu is a town in Kadapa district now known as YSR Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh in India. It lies on the left bank of the river Penneru. Mylavaram reservoir was constructed on this river near the town, and GANDIKOTA reservoir near Gandikota fort. This place, sometimes referred to as Jambulamadugu in the earlier records, is the only town in the taluk and is the headquarters. It is almost in the border of three Rayalaseema districts YSR District(Kadapa), Kurnool and Anantapur. It is also the headquarters of the Revenue Division and the Block bearing its name. Jammalamadugu has a considerable export trade in coarse sarees, produced both in the town and in adjoining villages. It is equally famous for its trade in ghee and also trades in cotton, groundnut, jowar and other millets. In recent years its trade in citrus fruits appears to be on the increase. There are many lemon orchards near the bank of penna river and surrounding areas.
- 1 Geography
- 2 Demographics
- 3 Industries
- 4 Govt offices
- 5 Education
- 6 Tourist places
- 7 Jammalamdugu
- 8 Gandikota
- 9 Mylavaram
- 10 Danuvulapadu
- 11 Agasteswara Kona
- 12 Medidinne
- 13 Bajaranga Kona
- 14 Rtpp
- 15 Kanyatheertham
- 16 Vellala
- 17 Nayanalappa Kona
- 18 Peddakomerla
- 19 Ahobhilum
- 20 Yaganti
- 21 Proddutur
- 22 Idupulapaya-YSR Ghat
- 23 Bhramhamgari Matam
- 24 How to reach Jammalamadugu
- 25 References
- 26 External links
Jammalamadugu is located at  It has an average elevation of 169 metres (554 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Jammalamadugu had a population of 90,502. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Jammalamadugu has an average literacy rate of 79.5%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 74%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
A nearby historical attraction is Gandikota Or The Gorge Fort. It is situated about 6 miles to the west of Jammalamadugu. The width within the fort is at its broadest, about five and a half furlongs from west to east and almost a mile from northwest to southeast.
There is a famous missionary hospital, CSI Campbell Hospital serving this area and the surrounding towns from the British rule period.This hospital was built in 1896, and is one of the oldest hospital. The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy was born and worked in this hospital as a doctor.
Jammalamadugu govt school and degree college which was built in 1911, is very popular. This institution has generated so many leaders.
The centre of the town is a Sri Venkateshwara Temple, one of the oldest in the region. The temple is managed by locals and maintained very neatly. In the temple premises there is a well as well sufficient water supply from the corporation. The accounting books of the temple are well maintained and the devotees are spread across.
One more prominent temple in Jammalamadugu is Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari Temple, which was constructed in 1903 with the co-operation of all Vysyas in Jammalamadugu and surrounds. The first Pujari (Priest) of the temple is Sri.Koratamaddi. Lakshmi Narasaiah. The Temple was Built strongly and maintained very well during entire year. Especially in Dassera festival, temple is set stage with high end decorative items and attracts people from different religions and castes. Approximately 0.5 million people would visit during Dassera (9 days festival). Temple is maintained by Vysyas elected from among the same caste. Danuvulapadu was very famous for JAIN temple.
Jammalamadugu is famous for the temple NarapuraSwami temple formally in English is the Swami balaji situated in the north of the town. The temple is very very famous for its history and has good ethical values.
This town will have an yearly wise function (Tirunala) happening every year for nearly 12 days. People from various places over near to the town visit the lord Venkateswara on this eve.
Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy laid foundation stone for the first phase of Brahmani Industries Limited, an integrated steel plant, the largest one in the State, at Ambavaram in Jammalamadugu mandal on June 10. Now it is stopped due to some political problems.
The first phase of the steel plant which was projected in 2007, to be established by an MLC of Bellary, Janardhana Reddy, would be completed in 18 months with an investment of Rs. 4,500 crore and initial installed capacity of two million tonnes.
In VijayaNagara period the ancient and well known temple is Ambhabhavani temple which is maintained by bhavasarakshyatriya community and the capital of Bhavasra Kshyatriya is Jammalamadugu in all over India. Inside the temple one can see the bhavani idol, which is made of white stone. During the last day of Dasara, people used to wake up entire night and worship the bhavani.The 9 days of Dasara festival, every day early morning 3:30 am to 10:00 am almost 10,000 people walk 106 rounds over Ambhabhavani mata.The founder of the Maratha kingdom, "Shivaji Maharaj" always visited the Ambhabhavani temple to seek her blessings. It is believed that the Goddess gave him a sword - 'The Ambhabhavani sword' - for success in his expeditions.
- srinivas steels Ltd (BIL)
- DALMIA cements (vajaram cement)
- SAIL (Steel authority of india) wind power
- SUZALON windpower
- Rayalaseema thermal power project (RTPP)
- ZUARI cements
- India cements Ltd (ICL)
- AP govt textiles park
- Shirdi Maheswara Coldstorage - Tadipatri Road
- Sri Durga Oil Mill - Moragudi
- Pinakini Power Projects. Pvt
- RDO (revenue divisional officer) office
- DSP (deputy superintendent of police) office
- panchayathraj office
- MRO office
- MDO office
- CI of police
- balaji B.Ed college
- raja foundation B.Ed college
- CSI Compbell nursing college
- govt degree college
- govt polytechnic college
- vasavi degree womens college
- s.p degree college
- govt junior college for boys
- govt junior collge for girls
- vivekananda junior college
- n.r. junior college
- Srinivasa Degree College, next to RDO office
- lmc junior college for girls &high school & ele school
- govt I.T.I
- sri devi I.T.C
- Pathange Ramanna (P.R) govt high school (100+ years)
- zilla parisath high school for girls
- zilla parisath high school co-education(market school)
- sai baba high school
- st.mary's em high school
- puja international techno school
- balaji high school
- charlapalli high school
- johns high school
- padmavathi high school
- radience high school
- goutham model school
- tkr high school
- saraswathi vidya mandir
- hostel for girls(intermediate)
- sc and bc's hostels for boys and girls
- Viswa Jyothi E.M. School
There is a water reservoir called Eswar Reddy Dam. It is one of the most tourists visiting spot near Jammalamadugu mostly in rain season. This place can reach from Jammalamadugu through share autos and APSRTC buses.
- sri narapura venkateswara swamy temple, kanyakaparameswari temple, ambabhavani temple, saibaba temple muddanur road,chowdeswari temple,sri gangabhavani temple,sri anjaneyaswamitemple,sri ramalingeswaraswami temple.
- fort and the Penna valley, Gandikota resovior. (13 km from Jammalamdugu)
- Reservoir and museum. (5 km from Jammalamadugu)
- Jains old pilgrim place. (8 km from Jammalamdugu)
- Lord Siva and Datta Peetam. (18 km from Jammalamdugu, 12 km from Mylavaram Resorvior, 2 km from Gurappa Kona)
- Chowdeswari Devi(Ammavaru), Sri Rama Temple. (16 km from Jammalamdugu, 3 km from Gundlakunta)
- Water falls, Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Lord Siva and Bramhani Steels. (10 km from Jammalamadugu)
- rtpp...rayalaseema thermal power project. (30 km from Jammlamadugu, 10 km from proddutur)
The power plant contains 5 units, which produce 210MW each, and a sixth unit of 600MW is being constructed. About 3000 flats were provided for the residency of employees. It stands first among the power plants of the Rayalaseema region.
- bala thripurasundari devi(amma vari) temple. (15 km from Jammalamdugg)
- sanjeevaraya swamy temple and rajolu anakatta on kundhu river. (25 km from Jammlamadugu)
- nayanalappa swamy temple(lord siva). (18 km from Jammalamadugu)
- Bramham wife's village and dalmia cements. (6 km from Jammmalamdugu)
- Narasimhaswamy temple (70 km from Jammalamadugu, 30 km from Allagadda)
- yaganti umamaheswra swamy (lord siva) temple (72 km from Jammmlamadugu..14 km from Banaganapalle)
- sri kanyakaparameswari temple, sivalayam, rameswaram and gold shops (21 km from Jammalamdugu)
- ysr ghat and iiit college..gandi anjaneya swamy temple (85 km from Jammmalamadugu, 28 km from Pulivendula, 60kmm from Proddutur, 14 km from Vempalle)
- potuluri bramham gari matam (72 km from Jammalamadugu, 50 km from Proddutu, 32 km from Mydukur)
How to reach Jammalamadugu
- 72 km from Kadapa, Tadiptri, and Nandyala..21 km from Proddutur..36KM from Allagadda..42 km from Mydukur..45 km from Kovelakuntla..56 km from Pulivendula..125 from Ananthapur..143 km from Kurnool..205 km from Tirupathi & 196 km from Nellore
- 345 km from Hyderabad..340 km from Bangalore..345 km from Chennai and 375 km from Vijayavada
- APSRTC bus services and private services from all major cities like Hyderabad, Vijayavada, Kurnool, Kadapa, Nellore, Anathpuram, Tadipatri, Madanapalli in Andhrapadesh, Bangalore and Chennai
- busstand enqiry no..9959224716....call center apsrtc..8019999999 and 33666999(add std code)..see Jammalamadugu busdepot timetable
- Muddanur (20 km from Jammalamadugu) main route from Chennai to Bombay and Hyaderabad
- Yerraguntla (34 km from Jammalamdugu) big main station
- Kadapa..Kadapa Airport will start shortly (72 km from Jammalamadugu) APSRTC bus services available from Kadapa to Jammalamadugu
- Tirupathi (210 km from Jammalamadugu) bus and rail services to Jammalamadugu from Tirupathi
- Hyderabad (345 km from Jammalamadugu) bus and rail convinenet from Hyd to Jammalamdugu
- Bangalore (290 km) bus route from Bangalore
- Chennai (330 km) bus and railway connection from Chennai
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jammalamadugu
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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