Goppili

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Goppili
గొప్పిలి
village
Goppili is located in Andhra Pradesh
Goppili
Goppili
Goppili is located in India
Goppili
Goppili
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°49′N 84°20′E / 18.81°N 84.34°E / 18.81; 84.34Coordinates: 18°49′N 84°20′E / 18.81°N 84.34°E / 18.81; 84.34
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,546
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532221
Telephone code 08945
Vehicle registration AP-30

Goppili is a village and panchayat in Meliaputti mandal, Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It is located on the border of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. Population of this village is 2546 out of which 1223 are male and 1323 are female living in 625 households (2011 census). People here are fluent in Oriya and Telugu.

Geography[edit]

The geographical co-ordinates are 18°49'North, 84°21'East. The village is precisely a foot from Orissa border and is surrounded by lush green hillocks. There are five ponds scattered across the village, their water is used for daily needs.

Facilities[edit]

The lists of facilities available in the village are:

  • Two Anganwadi centres,
  • One syndicate bank
  • Two Schools

ZPHS (Zilla Parishad High School) Elementary School (Primary School)

  • One Veterinary Hospital
  • Three Medical stores, one of them owned by Mr. CH.V. Gunasagar
  • There are 5 ponds in the village which are used for daily general purposes and needs, while drinking water is obtained from well.
  • One water reservoir named Varahala Gedda
  • One drinking water overhead tank
  • Panchayat office of Goppili
  • One Postoffice

Temples[edit]

  • Radhakanta Swamy Temple which lies in 26 acres (11 ha) of temple land, main temple area is only 1 acre (0.40 ha).
  • Two Lord Shiva Temples
  • Two Maa Kali Temple
  • Five Ammavari Temples.

Crops[edit]

Sugarcane, Paddy, Raagi, pulses and groundnuts, The village is famous for twenty cashew nut factories in and surrounding the village which directly employ 2000 people including the people from neighbouring villages.

Employment[edit]

Almost half of the Population of the village is dependent upon agriculture 50% Agriculture 35% Business Rest is Government or private employee

Sarpanch/Gram Panchayat Head list[edit]

1st: Late Shri Mallareddi Satyanarayana Dora. In Office (31.10.1956-14.6.1970)

2nd: Late Shri Mallareddi Narayana Rao Dora. In Office (15.6.1970-3.6.1981)

3rd: Shri Mallareddi Markandeya Dora. In Office (4.6.1981-9.3.1988)

4th: Shri Mallareddi Balakrishnamma Dora. (s/o Late Shri Mallareddi Narayana Rao Dora). In Office (10.3.1988-20.10.1995)

5th: K Rajarao. In Office (21.10.1995-13.8.2001)

6th: Mallareddi Padmavati Dora. (w/o Late Shri Mallareddi Narayana Rao Dora). In Office (14.8.2001-21.8.2006)

7th: Malathi Jayaram. In Office (22.8.2006-21.8.2013)

8th: Malathi Rushendramani. In Office (21.8.2013-Incumbent)

From 1st to 4th & 6th Sarpanch list altogether 44 years of dominant belong to the family of Goppili Zamindars.

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