The Story of Raikola

Raikola is a village in the Meliaputti Mandal of Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh. Raikola is at a distance of 10 km from the regional center of Meliaputti Mandal. According to the 2011 Indian Census, the village has 516 houses and a population of 1798, spread over 312 hectares with 904 males and 894 females in the village. Raikola 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 Pathapatnam.

Raikola is supplied with protected fresh water through taps. Raikola 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 Raikola to stop sewage waste entering to water sources. Sewage water recycling plants has to be constructed. Garbage is dumped next to the streets in Raikola due to lack of door-to-door waste collection system. Raikola 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.

The History of Raikola

A primary health care center and a veterinary hospital are present in Raikola. Allopathic Hospitals, Mobile Clinics, Family Welfare Centers are located at a distance of less than 10 kms from the village. Raikola 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. Raikolavillage 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.

Raikola village is well connected with asphalt roads and gravel roads. Public transport and Private bus facilities are available from Raikola 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. Raikola has its own Grama Sachivalayam Center with Grama Volunteers available from 10 A.M to 6 P.M

How to Reach Raikola

Travel Guide

Raikola 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 Raikola!

By Road

Meliaputti APSRTC bus station and Pathapatnam APSRTC bus station are the nearby bus stations to Raikola Village. APSRTC runs several busses from major cities to Raikola in Meliaputti Mandal.

By Rail

Rails in India are the most affordable and most preferred modes of transportation. Pathapatnam railway station and Parlakhemundi railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Raikola Village.

By Flight

The two nearest airports to Raikola Village in Meliaputti Mandal of Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh are Visakhapatnam Airport in Visakhapatnam and Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar.

Places to Visit in Raikola

Places to Visit in Raikola

Places to Visit in Raikola

Other Villages in Meliaputti Mandal