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GANDIPALEM DAM

Gandipalem, Andhra Pradesh, India

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The P.Chenchu Ramaiah Reservoir (Gandipalem Project) is a medium irrigation project and a big irrigation source in Udayagiri Assembly constituency in Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore District. The P.C.R.Reservoir (Gandipalem Project) was constructed during period of 1975 to 9184 about 25 years back across Pillaperu river, which a tributary to Manneru river near Gandipalem village in Udayagiri Mandal. The Project is situated about 118 km from Nellore towards North-west of Nellore.

An earthen bund was formed with a composite length of 388M, between two hillocks forming a big reservoir with an impounding capacity of 1.88 TMC (53.24 M.Cum). The Project mainly envisage providing irrigation facilities to an ayacut of 16,000 acres through 2 canals namely Right main canal and left main canal for 17 villages of Udayagiri and Varikuntapadu Mandals of Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore District which is said to be a drought prone area.

Suggested time duration

2 Hours

Crowded Period

Weekend

Best Season To Visit

August – February

Do's & Dont's

  • Do not enter restricted zone, which is meant for your safety.

  • Do not consume liquor.

Architecture

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Timings

Day Start Time End Time Adult Entry Fee Child Entry Fee
All Days
09:00 AM 06:00 PM Free Free

Transport Connections

Name Distance Contact Number
APSRTC Bus Stand
16.1 KM 99592 25095
Nellore Railway Station
114 KM 0861 2336263
Tirupati International Airport
208 KM 0877-2275354

What to Carry

Water bottle & Snacks

Suitable For

Adults Elderly Children Infants

Parking

Parking is Available for 5 cars

Route Alert

Single road

Nearest Town

Town Name Distance
Udayagiri 15.7 KM

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14th Century Old fort

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