Paleru

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Paleru Reservoir

Paleru (Telugu: పాలేఱు) is a tributary of the Krishna river which joins the main river near Mukteswarapuram in Jaggayyapeta mandal of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh.[1] During the Nizam rule, a reservoir was constructed on the river at Paleru town, Kusumanchi. Hundreds of acres are irrigated with the help of this reservoir. Paleru reservoir acts as a balancing reservoir to the Nagarjunasagar left canal.

Town[edit]

Paleru town is located on the Khammam to Suryapet road in Kusumanchi, under sub division of Khammam district. It has a population of 4521 (2001 Census) [2]

Constituency[edit]

Paleru is an assembly constituency in the district of Khammam.

Attraction[edit]

There is a small park adjoining the reservoir where boating facility is available.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.khammam.ap.gov.in/khammam/handBook.apo?mode=handBookDetails&id=Khammam_Hand_Book
  2. ^ http://khammam.nic.in/html/Developmental%20Activites/population2001.htm