Puchapadu is a village in the Mandasa Mandal of Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh. Puchapadu is at a distance of 5 km from the regional center of in Mandasa Mandal. According to the 2011 Indian Census, the village has 222 houses and a population of 745, spread over 168 hectares with 365 males and 380 females in the village. Puchapadu has one government primary school, one government upper primary school and one government secondary school. The nearest Junior College, Science and Arts Degree College, Polytechnic College, Engineering College and Medical Colleges are in Tekkali.
Puchapadu is supplied with protected fresh water through taps. Puchapadu receives water through hand pumps, wells throughout the year. Sewage water flows openly, through raw canals and drains. Sewage water is discharged directly into water sources. A complete sanitation scheme has to be implemented in Puchapadu to stop sewage waste entering to water sources. Sewage water recycling plants has to be constructed. Garbage is dumped next to the streets in Puchapadu due to lack of door-to-door waste collection system. Puchapadu village has a post office providing post and telegraph services for the public. The village has a power supply system for household needs. Electricity is supplied 7 hours a day for agriculture purpose and 15 hours for commercial purposes.
A primary health care center and a veterinary hospital are present in Puchapadu. Allopathic Hospitals, Mobile Clinics, Family Welfare Centers are located at a distance of less than 10 kms from the village. Puchapadu village has its own Community Health Center, Mata Child Care Center, Sishu Mandir Kendras, General Hospitals, Medical Centers, at a distance of 10 kms from the village. Puchapadu village has an integrated child development scheme, Anganwadi Kendra, and other nutrition centers are present. The Asha activists and Asha workers are available round the clock in this village.
Puchapadu village is well connected with asphalt roads and gravel roads. Public transport and Private bus facilities are available from Puchapadu to its nearby villages. Auto facility and private travels are also available from this village. The national highway is at a distance of about 10 km from the village. The village has a self-help group and a civic supply center. Commercial banks, ATM centers, Co-operative Bank, Agricultural Leverage Associations are a distance of less than 10 kms from the village. Daily Market, Weekly Santa, Agricultural Marketing Society are also available and they are at a distance of 5 to 10 km from the village. Puchapadu has its own Grama Sachivalayam Center with Grama Volunteers available from 10 A.M to 6 P.M
Puchapadu 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 Puchapadu!
Palasa APSRTC bus station and Mandasa APSRTC bus station are the nearby bus stations to Puchapadu Village. APSRTC runs several busses from major cities to Puchapadu in Mandasa Mandal.
Rails in India are the most affordable and most preferred modes of transportation. Mandasa railway station and Palasa railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Puchapadu Village.
The two nearest airports to Puchapadu Village in Mandasa Mandal of Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh are Visakhapatnam Airport in Visakhapatnam and Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar.
Places to Visit in Puchapadu
Places to Visit in Puchapadu
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