Peda Ankalam

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Peda Ankalam
village
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
Population
 (2001)
 • Total1,173
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Pedankalam or Peda Ankalam is a village and panchayat in Seethanagaram mandal of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Pedankalam Anicut[edit]

Peda Ankalam Anicut was constructed across River Suvarnamukhi, a tributary of River Nagavali near Pedankalam village.[1] The project is aimed to irrigate a total ayacut of 8,257 acres in the (i) Vizianagaram district (Balijipeta Mandal) - 6,617 Acres and (ii) Srikakulam district (Vangara Mandal) – 1,640 acres (660 ha)

The project was constructed during 1975-79. It utilizes 1.073 TMC of the available water. The project cost is 240 Lakhs.

Demographics[edit]

According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Pedankalam village is as follows:

  • Total Population: 1,173 in 264 Households
  • Male Population: 577 and Female Population: 596
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 143 (Boys - 70 and Girls - 73)
  • Total Literates: 408

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