|Sri Y.S.Manohar Reddy,
|Smt Y.S.Pramelamma Garu
About Pulivendula Municipality:
Pulivendula Municipality is 3rd largest ULB in the Y.S.R.(Kadapa) District of A.P. It is spread over an area of 87.17Sq.Km. With a population of 65,706 (2011 Census). It is known for/Famous for Ranganatha Swami Temple is located in pulivendula. Sri Ranganatha Temple is religious Center of Sri Vaishnavism Propogated by Saint Ramanujam From Sri Rangam.
According to an ancient saying “Pulivendula” is reffered to as “Puli Mandala” which was a forest with reasonably high tiger population. Later it has changed colloquial as pulivendula. Pulivendula, the head quarters of the taulk,is situated on the road from Kadiri to Muddanur, being 27 miles north of kadirinand 23 miles south of Muddanur Railway Station. It is one of the fast developing towns in the district. This is the most popular town in the kadapa district and state as well for its political background.
It is located 500 Kms from capital city and 72 Kms from District Headquarters. It was established as 3rd grade Municipality in the year 2005.
Pulivendula Town has a number of factories in and around the town.
· Govindaraja Textiles employs nearly 800 local people.
· NSL Textiles employs nearly 200 local people.
· Samyu Glass Factory employs nearly 300 local people.
· Bharati Polymers employs nearly 300 local people.
· Bag's factory near Pulivendula employs nearly 200 local people.
The town has moderate and healthy Climate conditions. The normal maximum temperature is 44°C and minimum 22°C. The town receives scanty rainfall both from South-West and North-East monsoons.
The town gets rainfall from the South-West and North-East monsoon, the average rainfall recorded in pulivendula town is about 800 mm.
The population of the town which was 57444 in 2001 increased to 65706 in 2011 with an increase of 13% in the last decade.
History & Culture:
Pulivendula Town is known in the state of Andhra Pradesh because of its political existence. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy was one of the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh. His tenure was from 2004-09 and he was elected again as a chief minister in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2009. He died three months after his victory in a helicopter crash near Nallamala forest on September 2, 2009. His son Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, President of YSR Congress, is the present opposition leader in Andhra Pradesh State Assembly.
Pulivendula Town has wide roads, an underground drainage system and a ring road. Pulivendula is connected to Kadapa by a four-lane road, like a national highway. All nearby villages are connected to Pulivendula by double roads.
On August 23, 2007, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its approval for the establishment of a uranium mine and processing plant at “Mabbuchintalapalli-Tummalapalle” , about 15 kilometers south of Pulivendula, at a total cost of 11.06 billion rupees ($269.9 million). The plant was set up by the Uranium Corporation of India. Its foundation stone was laid on 20 November 2007 by Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.