Gangavarisa Sigadam is a town located in the Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Gangavarisa Sigadam is located 23 kms west of Srikakulam and it is surrounded by Davalpet (2 kms), Shantavati (2 kms), Niddam (3 kms), Marivalasa (3 kms) and Gobbur (3 kms). Rajam, Amadalavalasa, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram are the nearest cities to Sigadam.
The Ponduru zone and the Amadalavalasa zone are located in the east to Gangavarisa Sigadam. The north is surrounded by the Santhakaviti zone, in the west it has Rajam and the Cheepurupalli Zones. The total population of the town is 12,485 houses. Overall literacy is 54.8% (2470), of which female literacy is 54.8% (2470). The total area of Gangavarisa Sigadam is 490 hectares.
It consists of 67 villages and 31 panchayats. It is at a height of 67 meters. In addition to unemployment, another problem is the cancer disease which is engulfing the region. About 40 percent of the cancer patients in the hospitals come from neighboring areas of Srikakulam district. Oral, breast and cervical cancers are common cases that come to these hospitals on a regular basis.
Lifestyle, early marriage and breastfeeding are said to be the cause of these cancers. Many people do not come out openly about cancer due to social stigma in rural areas. But due to men's habits and early marriages and prolonged breastfeeding, many cancer cases have been reported in this area.
Ganguvarisigadam is easily accessible by all three major modes of transport, roadways, railways, and airways. Which will come as a source of relief to the many travel enthusiasts ready to visit!
Sigadam APSRTC bus station and Ponduru APSRTC bus station are the nearby bus stations to Ganguvarisigadam town. APSRTC runs several busses from major cities to Ganguvarisigadam.
Rails in India are the most affordable and most preferred modes of transportation. Sigadam railway station and Ponduru railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Ganguvarisigadam.
The two nearest airports to Ganguvarisigadam are Visakhapatnam Airport and Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar at a distance of 109 kms and 366 kms from the town, respectively.
Anjaneya Swamy temple in Nallipeta is 8 Kms distance from Ganguvarisigadam. Devotees from all over the town visit this temple on Tuesdays to offer prayers. There is a tradition of walking around the main temple sanctum 11 times ( known as Pradakshina) before going for darshan.
Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva that is being built in Mettavalasa, Ganguvarisigadam, Srikakulam. This temple is dedicated to both Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati. It is one of the few famous temples in Srikakulam that tourists should not miss.
|Village Name||Village Name|
|Punnam||S.P. Ramachandra Puram|
|Bank Name||Bank Address|
|APGVB Kalivaram Address||near Danushri Digitals, Main Road, Ganguvarisigadam, Srikakulam|
|Union Bank of India Ganguvarisigadam Address||Main Road, Ganguvarisigadam, Srikakulam|
|Bank Name||Bank IFSC Codes|
|APGVB Kalivaram IFSC Code||APGV0001101|
|Union Bank of India Ganguvarisigadam IFSC Code||UBIN0801666|
|Bank Name||Bank Toll Free Numbers|
|APGVB Kalivaram||1800 121 0354|
|Union Bank of India Ganguvarisigadam||1800 22 2244|