Kotturu is a zone in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kotturu is the town headquarters of the Kotturu Mandal. It belongs to the Andhra region. Kotturu is located at a distance of 61 km from Srikakulam headquarters. Kotturu zone is bordered by Kasinger zone on the north, Hiramandalam zone on the south, Pathapatnam zone on the east and Seethampeta zone on the west. Paralakhemundi town, Gunupur city, Amadalavalasa town, Rajam town are the cities near Kotturu. Kotturu has 130 villages and 33 panchayats.
Pedamadi is a small village and Kotturu is a large village. Kotturu is 69 m high (altitude). It is located near the state border of Orissa. Kothuru zone has a literacy rate of 62.39%, the male literacy rate in Kotturu zone is 61.85% and the female literacy rate is 45.2%.
There are five government primary schools and two government secondary schools, one government junior college and a government degree college is present in this area. The village is supplied with safe drinking water through taps, but during summer there is a shortage of drinking water in this area. As the water problem is high the irrigation department has to create more sources and supplies in providing good drinking water and irrigation water to all the panchayats and villages in this area.
Proper roads have to be constructed and more buses should be sanctioned in this route for the welfare of the public. Sand smuggling should be prevented. The cultivation of horticultural crops and vegetables should be encouraged.
Kotturu 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 Kotturu!
Seethampeta APSRTC bus station and Hiramandalam APSRTC bus station are the nearby bus stations to Kotturu town. APSRTC runs several busses from major cities to Kotturu.
Rails in India are the most affordable and most preferred modes of transportation. Srikakulam Road railway station, Tilaru railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Kotturu.
The two nearest airports to Kotturu town are Visakhapatnam Airport in Visakhapatnam at a distance of 172 kms and Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar at a distance of 313 kms.
Sri Mutyalamma temple is a famous temple in Kotturu mandal, Srikakulam district. This temple has a traditional Hindu festival centered on the Goddess Mahakali. This festival is celebrated annually during the months of Ashada Masam, which is around July and/or August. Special "poojas" (worship/ ceremonies) are performed for Mutyalamma during this time. The festival is also considered a thanksgiving to the Goddess for fulfillment of vows.
RCM Church in Kotturu mandal is a cozy and quaint church known for its devoted mass services, and prayer sessions. Offering bilingual Sunday masses, fasting prayers, Bible study sessions and night prayers. RCM Church in Kotturu attracts devotees from all surrounding localities. If you are on a sightseeing tour, do not miss visiting this church in Kotturu, which is one of the best places to visit in Srikakulam, for a religious charm.
|Village Name||Village Name|
|Bank Name||Bank Address|
|DCCB Bank Kotturu Address||near Old MRO Office, Alikam Bathili Road, Kotturu|
|State Bank of India Kotturu Address||near Bhavanamma Temple, Nethay Nagar Last Road, Main Road, Kotturu|
|Bank Name||Bank IFSC Codes|
|DCCB Bank Kotturu IFSC Code||APBL0001005|
|State Bank of India Kotturu IFSC Code||SBIN0006636|
|Bank Name||Bank Toll Free Numbers|
|DCCB Bank Kotturu||08946-258438|
|State Bank of India Kotturu||1800 425 3800|