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|• Body||Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AP - 33|
|Sex ratio||3:1 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Visakhapatnam|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Gajuwaka|
It is located 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the city of Visakhapatnam and 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the town of Gajuwaka. It is well connected by roads.
The village was once a major Panchayithy[clarification needed] and later merged with Gajuwaka Municipality (ward no. 2) when the latter was created and then again merged with the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (ward no. 65) (GVMC) along with the rest of Gajuwaka Municipality.
There are several state and central government organisations in and around the place.
- Bharat Heavy Plate and Vessels - will be part of BHEL[clarification needed]
- Hindustan Zinc Limited
- Visakha Dairy
- Vizag Airport
A few private industries are also located here.
Every year. Sankranthi, Dussehra and Vinayaka Chaviti are grandly celebrated here. Apart from the yearly festivals, the Durga Devi festival is celebrated very grandly every four years.
Compared to other areas, the people are highly active in politics. The village was dominated by Communists, both CPI and CPM.shri Gudivada malla rao garu CPI has completed 12 yrs as surpanch of this village. Later most people switched to the Indian National Congress when the late Shri G Appanna garu became the 1st MLA from the Pendurthy constituency.after his son sri G.gurunadha rao garu also became MIA,M.P,and also as educational minister.in this village most 90% of people belongs to KAPU(TELAGA) caste.
- Mindi ZP High School - one of the biggest schools maintained by the GVMC
- Mindi Ideal School - private school
- Giri Talent School - private school
There is a homeopathy hospital. For normal hospitals, people mostly rely on hospitals maintained by the companies for which they work.
buses are coming from city as 38A, 63 and also other buses are available at BHPV on national highway. vizag airport is very close.