Friday, 15 July 2016

Static Awareness: An Insight Into The Indian States (ANDHRA PRADESH)

Dear Readers,

Today, we are discussing the state Andhra Pradesh
(Egg bowl of Asia)




Geographical view:

Area: 160,205 km²

Land Structure: It contains plain (Andhra plains), Plateau (Rayalsima plateau, khammamplatue), Mountains (Eastern Ghats Vijayawada hills)

Important river: Krishna, Penneru, Godavari,

Main Crops: Rice, jowar, bajra, wheat, maize etc...  

Climate: tropical climate 

Main minerals: due to the variety of rocksand minerals it is called as ratnaGarbha.
First in iron ore production, magnese ore etc it is top producer of minerals in india.
Largest mica producer

Industries: AP ranks 4th at National level in IT performance.



River and dams:

Sl.No.
River
Dam
Nearest City
Remark
1.
Krishna
a)Srisailam
b)Nagarjuna Sagar
c)Parkasam Barrage
Kurnool
Guntur
Guntur

Gravity & Earth-fill


2.
Godavari
Dowleswaram Barrage
Polavaram Project
Rajamundry
For irrigation


3.
Machkund River/ Sileru
Lower Sileru hydro
Visakhapatnam
Khammam

4.
Penneru

Nellore,
Cuddapah

5.
Nagavati

Srikulam



Administrative view:

  • Foundation date :  1 November 1956
  • Capital: Amaravati
  • District: 13
  • Legislative: 175
  • Number of MLA: 175
  • Number of MP in Lok Sabha: 25
  • Number of MP in Rajya sabha: 11

Cabinet ministers:

Name
House
Ministry
Constituency
Shri Ashok Gajpati Raju pusapati
Lok Sabha
civil aviation
Vizianagaram
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Rajya Sabha
Minister of state IC  commerce & industries

Shri Y.S. chowdary
Rajya sabha
state minister Earth and science , sci.& tech




Others:



Principal language: Telgu and Urdu
State population: 49.67 million
Important dances:
1. Kuchipudi
2. Andhra nirtyam / Natyam

Sl.No.
Festival Name
Remarks
1.
Makar Sakranti
It is also known as harvest festival
2.
Ugadi
Telegu new year
3.
Varalakshmi Vratham


National Parks:

Name of National Park
Special Species (if any important)
Important Remarks
Sri Venkateshwara National Park 
have many waterfalls
---
Gundla brahmeswaram park       

is Located between Kurnool and Prakasam districts over the Nallamallai mountain range
Coringa National Park  
more than 120 birds species are found
situated near Kakinada port
The Alisagar Deer park
---
 It is decorated with hillocks and flower gardens that increase the beauty of park


Reserved parks:

Reserve Parks
Special Species (if any important)
Important Remarks
Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam 
tiger reserve    
spread over five districts (Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, Kurnool, Prakasam&Guntoor)
Rollapadu WLS 
Only habitat for the endangered Great Indian Bustard
located in the Kurnool district
Pulicat Lake WLS

located in Nellore, Chittoor districts

Sport Stadiums/Arena:

Sl.No.
Stadium/Arena
Sport-Purpose
City
1.
Aca Vdca Stadium
Cricket
Visakhapatnam

Important City:

Sl.No.
City
Nick Name
Famous
1
Amaravati

riverfront capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh
2
Guntur

exports large quantities of chillies and tobacco
3
Visakhapatnam
Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh 

4
Vijayawada

recognised as a "Global City of the Future by McKinsey Quarterly
5
Tirupati
Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh
India's Ministry of Tourism named Tirupati as the "Best Heritage City
6
Anantpur

largest district in the state

Famous temple:



Sl.No.
Monument/Temple/Sites
Located in
Remarks
1
Venkateswara Temple Tirumala(Tirupati Balaji)
in Chittoor District

2
Srisailam
Kurnool District
The sanctum sanctorium is covered with gold
3
Vinayaka Temple Kanipakam
Chittoor District on the banks of river Bahuda
temple of Lord SwayambuVinayaka
4
Sri Veereswara Swamy Temple
Muramalla
This holy shrine is the abode of Lord Sri Veereswaraswamy
5
Amaravati
Guntur District
 known as Dhanyakataka/Dharanikota   great Buddhist site Stupa built in pre-Mauryan times

6
Lakshmi Narasimha Temple
It is situated at the foot of the Auspicious Hill in Mangalagiri of Guntur district
one of the eight sacred places of Lord Vishnu in India.


Major Airports:

1. Visakhapatnam Airport: Visakhapatnam 
2. Vijayawada Airport: Vijayawada
3. Cuddapah Airport: Cuddapah

Ports:

AP is the secound maritime state (after Gujrat) in terms of cargo handled. 
1. Visakhapatnam Port: Visakhapatnam District (It is the fifth busiest port in India in terms of Cargo handled)
2. Kakinada Port: East Godavari District

Thermal Power plants in Andhra pradesh:

Name of Thermal Power Plant
Location
Important Remarks
RayalaseemaThrmal Power plant          
Cuddapah,  
1050 megawatt (MW)  coal plant
vemagiri Power plant                   
EAstGodawari
388 MW gas based
vijayawada thermal plant              
Krishna
coal-based power plants
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant      
Visakhapatnam  
coal-fired power plant
Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station 
Nellore
coal-based power plants


Tribes

Savara 
Gadaba 
Khonds 
Koya 



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All the very best BAins 


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