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Yeleru Dam at Yeleswaram
Yeleru Dam at Yeleswaram
Yeleswaram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°17′00″N 82°06′00″E / 17.2833°N 82.1000°E / 17.2833; 82.1000Coordinates: 17°17′00″N 82°06′00″E / 17.2833°N 82.1000°E / 17.2833; 82.1000
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Talukas Yeleswaram
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533429
Telephone code +91-8868

Yeleswaram or Elesvaram is a Municipal Town and a Mandal in the East Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1] A freedom fighter and Indian National Congress Leader Chandaka Apparao belongs to this place.

Yeleru river at Yeleswaram project site


Yelesvaram is located at 17°17′00″N 82°06′00″E / 17.2833°N 82.1000°E / 17.2833; 82.1000.[2] It has an average elevation of 60 meters (200 feet).


Jayasree, Venkat Suryya are the popular cinemas halls present in Yeleswaram.


There are about twenty schools. Some of them are Government High School,NAREN MODEL SCHOOL, Auxilium English Medium High School, Navajyoti, Bhashyam Public School, Yeleswaram Public School, Sri Vidya Talent School, A.M.G Residential High School etc.


There is a 1.5x3 (4.5MW)MW Small Hydro Project at Yeleswaram, East Godavari Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India by M/s Manihamsa Power Projects Limited

  • Population is 32,000 in 2001 census. It is 56 km from rajahmundry and 7 km from

Yarravaram National highway. 500 acaras Ramanaiah pet cheruvu is a nice location. In 2004 a large pipe line was linked to yeleru canal which is going to Visakha steel plant.


The following is the list of village panchayats in Yeleswaram mandal.

  • Lingamparthi
  • Bhadravaram
  • Peravaram
  • Peda Sankarlapudi
  • Thirumaali

This village is a nice place to visit. R. Narayana Murthy used to show it in many movies. Eleru reservoir also located here. And Pinjara Konda is one of the nice places near Yeleswaram. It is 30 km from Yeleswaram.


Yeleru Reservoir,Yeleru Canal, Shivalayam was built adjacent to Yeleru canal where many old Telugu films were shot. Saibaba temple located on a hill (often called by local people as Saibaba metta) is a scenic beauty to visit with Yeleru canal flowing on the other side of the hill where local people enjoy having a dip in the cold fresh water after a long sunny day's work.

Main centres[edit]

JC(Jyothi Consultancy) Centre is one of the busiest centres in the town; It is in between Yeleswaram Bus Depot and Lingamparthi Village. Also many tiffin centres are located near to the centre. Also, hotel Srilekha located near to the main centre, on Narsipatnam Road, famous for its mouth watering Basmati Chicken dum biryani served in hot boxes for its customers at a cheaper price is a must to try.


  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-18. 
  2. ^ Elesvaram at Falling Rain Genomics