Ponnur mandal

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Ponnur mandal
Mandal map of Guntur district showing  Ponnur mandal (in green)
Mandal map of Guntur district showing
Ponnur mandal (in green)
Ponnur mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ponnur mandal
Ponnur mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°04′00″N 80°34′00″E / 16.0667°N 80.5667°E / 16.0667; 80.5667Coordinates: 16°04′00″N 80°34′00″E / 16.0667°N 80.5667°E / 16.0667; 80.5667
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Revenue Division Tenali
Headquarters Ponnur
 • Body Mandal Parishad
 • Tehsildar R.V.Ramana Naik
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 123,417
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ponnur mandal is one of the 57 mandals in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is under the administration of Tenali revenue division and the headquarters are located at Ponnur town.[2] The mandal is bounded by Vatticherukuru, Chebrole, Tsundur, Kakumanu, Amruthalur, Pittalavanipalem, Karlapalem and Bapatla mandals.[3][4]


As of 2011 census, the mandal had a population of 123,417. The total population constitute, 60,953 males and 62,464 females —a sex ratio of 1024 females per 1000 males. 11,134 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 10,939 are boys and 10,394 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 72.94% with 81,904 literates.[1]


The mandal is partially a part of the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region under the jurisdiction of APCRDA.[5] The mandal is under the control of a tahsildar and the present tahsildar is R.V.Ramana Naik.[6] Ponnur mandal is one of the 3 mandals under Ponnur (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Guntur (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh.[7]

Towns and villages[edit]

As of 2011 census, the mandal has 19 settlements. It includes 1 town and 18 villages.[8][2]

The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Aremanda
  2. Brahmanakodur
  3. Chintalapudi
  4. Dandamudi
  5. Doppalapudi
  6. Jadavalli
  7. Jupudi
  8. Kondamudi
  9. Mamillapalli
  10. Mannava
  11. Mulukuduru
  12. Munipalli
  13. Nandur
  14. Patchalatadiparru
  15. Ponnur (M)
  16. Upparapalem
  17. Vaddemukkala
  18. Vallabharaopalem
  19. Vellalur
(M) denotes a municipality[9]


The mandal plays a major role in education for the rural students of the nearby villages.The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[10] As per the school information report for the academic year 2015–16, the mandal has more than 15,055 students enrolled in over 118 schools.[11][12]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Guntur District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 93,111. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mandals in Guntur district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Adminsistrative divisions of Guntur district" (PDF). guntur.nic.in. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014" (PDF). APCRDA. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department. 30 December 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "List of Tahsildars working in Guntur District as on 19.06.2014" (PDF). Guntur District Official Website. National Informatics Centre. p. 2. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 22. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Sub-District Details of Guntur District". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Abbreviations used". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  12. ^ "Student Information Report". Commissionerate of School Education. Child info 2015-16, District School Education - Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 8 November 2016.