Poranki

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Poranki
Village
Coordinates: 16°28′27.52″N 80°42′46.13″E / 16.4743111°N 80.7128139°E / 16.4743111; 80.7128139Coordinates: 16°28′27.52″N 80°42′46.13″E / 16.4743111°N 80.7128139°E / 16.4743111; 80.7128139
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Government
 • Body Poranki Grama Panchayath
Population
 • Total 31,600
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521137
Telephone code 0866
Vehicle registration AP16
Nearest city Vijayawada
Literacy 90%
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Penamaluru
Civic agency Poranki Grama Panchayath

Poranki is a village in the suburb of Vijayawada city in Krishna District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 6 km (3.7 mi) from the centre of the city.

The population of Poranki is estimated at 20,137 as of 2001. The village has good water supply and sewerage systems, well maintained roads and other basic facilities.

Transport[edit]

Poranki is 8 km from Gannavaram airport, 9 km from Vijayawada bus station and 10 km from Vijayawada railway station.

Education[edit]

The village has a government-run ZP[clarification needed] high school and a library. Many private education institutions operate in Poranki, offering school and college education to students from across the state.

Technical schools include Vikasa Vidya Vanam, Vignan Bharat, Ushodaya, Krishnaveni Talent. Bharatiya Vidyanekatan provides education for people in poverty.

Points of interest[edit]

Temples include Surya Bhagawaan Saibaba, Shivalayam and Chennakeswara Swamy.

Economy[edit]

The Priya group of industries are in Poranki, manufacturing pickles.

The village has been a centre of real estate business development in and around Vijayawada city with many residential development projects.

Jabilli hospital is one of the state's biggest hospitals for children.