Pileru


Pileru

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Pileru | type = city | latd = 13.6500| longd = 78.9333
state_name = Andhra Pradesh
district = Chittoor
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altitude = 477.90
population_as_of =
population_total = 60,320| population_density =
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area_telephone = 08584
postal_code = 517214
vehicle_code_range = AP 03 K,P,U
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{category|}Pileru or Piler (పీలేరు) is a town, Mandal and Major panchayat and MLA constituency in Chittoor district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. [cite web
url=http://www.censusindia.gov.in/
title=List of Sub-Districts
publisher=Census of India
accessdate=2007-04-12
] This pileru and its surroundings are famous for Agriculture...and it is located on the National Highways(NH-18 and NH-205).

This town is having more than 60 thousands of population.

This town got the name as Pileru because of the river (Pilla Eru- small water stream in English) Pileru passes through this and it finally reaches the Pincha Dam. Piler is have multidivisional culture and Telugu language accent, because it is center point to 2 neighouring states that are Karnataka (KA), Tamilnadu(TN). Easily accessible to big cities like Chennai and Bangaluru. Piler is having a big role in terms of agriculture, education, commercial and political. Groundnut is the one of the major commercial crop in this region.

From this business town we can reach Tirupathi, Madanapalli, Chittoor, Royachoti and Palamaneru with same distance of 57 km.

Politics

* Politics plays major role in this area. The popular political leaders are 'Pedhireddi Ramachandra Reddy(DCC)' from Congress(I) party. The current opposition leader for this constituency is 'Srinath Reddy' of 'TDP' Party. Bharatiya Janata Party also has significant influence in this constituency.

ATM Facilities

* There are two State Bank of India ATMs, one is located at X Roads adjacent to State Bank of India branch office, and the other is located besides Andhra Bank. Andhra Bank has one ATM opposite to Panchayat Office on the way to Shukur Picture Palace.

How to get there

Air

The nearest airport is at Tirupathi, Chennai and Bangalore.

Rail

Pileru has two railway stations on the Tirupathi-Pakala-Guntakal line. Currently the broad gauge railway line is under construction. The track is temporarily suspended for transportation. Soon after the construction Piler is well connected all over the neighbouring states.

Road

Pileru is well connected with all the places within the state and other parts of the country also. The state transport corporation run buses to all the important tourist places.One of the surprising thing is that Geographycally PILER is equal distance to Tirupathi, Chittoor, Madanapalli and Rayachoty with 56 KM.

Travelling

* Piler is connected to the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh.

* Bus facilities are good. It has two National Highways (NH-205, NH-18).

* Rail track is being soon (2008) converted to broad gauge under Project Unigauge.

** NH-205:----
*Towards Tirupati: Tirupati, Tirumala, Nellore, Ongole, Guntur, Vijayawada

*Towards Madanapalle: Madanapalle, Puttaparthi, Ananthapur, Dharmavaram, Hindupur, Tadipatri, Raichur, Hospet, Bellari, Baglore.

** NH-18:----
*Towards Kadapa: Kadapa, Nandyal, Kurnool, Hyderabad.

*Towards Chittoor: Chittoor, Vellore, Chennai, Bangalore.

Tourism

* Talakona: It is famous for its Lord Shiva temple,Water falls and deep Forest, which is just 35 kilometers away from Pileru. This location is popular for movie shootings. We can find many buses and other transportation means to reach here from Pileru and Tirupati. Many visit this place during New year.

* Kalyani Dam: One of the major water reservior in the district is just 30Km from Piler. This dam is located at Ghat section travelling towards Tirupati.

* Tirumala: It takes around 90minutes via self vehicle to reach this religious place. Tirumala is very religious place in India.

* Kanipakam: Its Lord Ganesh temple situated near chittoor.

* Horsley Hills: This place is called as Andhra Ooty as its famous for its low temperature which is on the Hill. This is the nearest Hill Station which takes around 90 minutes to reach.

* Ayyappa Swamy Temple: This is located 10 km from pileru and it is a must see place.This temple is constructed and patronised by Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy [MLA] piler.

* Arthagiri Konda: It is located 65 km from Pileru and it is a must watchable place.
* Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple--Agraharam: It is 7 km from Pileru and it is a must watchable place.
* Hanuman Temple--Yerraguntla palli:It is 3 km from piler 1 km from Yerraguntla Palli It's beside Railway Track.It's a famous temple and it is a must see place.

Health/Education

* Has a hospital run by state government with all the facilities for primary care and there are number of private hospitals providing health care services in different specializations.Its also a major health care center where piler is surrounded by many villages. Hence this people have to come to Piler for better medical facilities.

* Ambulance FacilityThere is also a ambulance facility available. This facility taken up by both Government and Satyam Software solutions has saved lot of lives in and around the Piler.

* S.G. Government Degree College This Sanjay Gandhi degree college is the major college in this Town. Previous days students need to travel around 60km in order to pursue higher education. This college has made life these students easy.

Assembly Constituency

Pileru is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

* 1952 - P. Timma Reddy (KLP)
* 1955 - N.V. Naidu (KLP)
* 1962 - C.K. Narayana Reddy (CPI)
* 1967 - G.V. ChandraSekhar Reddy (Independent)
* 1972 - M. Sypulla Beg (Indian National Congress)
* 1978 - M. Sypulla Beg (Indian National Congress I)
* 1983 - C. Prabhakar Reddy (Telugu Desam Party)
* 1985 - C. Prabhakar Reddy (Telugu Desam Party)
* 1989 - P. Rama Chandra Reddy (Indian National Congress)
* 1994 - G.V. Sreenadh Reddy (Telugu Desam Party)
* 1999 - P. Rama Chandra Reddy (Indian National Congress)
* 2004 - P. Rama Chandra Reddy (Indian National Congress)

References

External links

* [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/2/Pileru.html FallingRain Map - elevation = 477m (Red dots are railways)]


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