Thursday, June 5, 2008

Educational institutions

Gudivada town is a famous educational centre in the region with many primary schools, high schools, junior colleges, degree colleges, arts and science colleges, engineering college, Industrial training centre, polytechnique college, homeopathy medical college.Gudivada comes under region of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra University and Jawharlal Nehru technological university (for engineering college).
Among the notable educational institutions in Gudivada are:
ANR College(arts, science, degree, post graduation)
VKR & VNB Polytechnic
Gudlavalleru Engineering College
Dr. Mudunuru Gururaju Government Homeopathic Medical College
District Institute of Education & Training(DIET) or Teacher Training Centre(TTC)
ANRPL Arts and science college
Montessori English and Telugu medium School
K.T.R Women's College
Viswa Bharathi English Medium High School
Gowtham Concept School
Vidyavikas Public School
Sai Ushodaya Public School
Sree Vidya College
Sri Vidyalaya Junior College
Little Flower Creative School
Raghavendra public school

Villages in Gudivada Mandal


Gudivada is located at 16.45° N 80.98° E.[2] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet). Gudivada is Great place

Gudivada History

Gudi means temple and vada means place in Telugu. Gudivada might be derived from existence of number of temples. Gudivada was known as VIDARBHAPURI in past. Reference: Khandeyayani Kaikaluru Silasasanam of AD 1628. The place was in existence for over 2,000 years and has been flourishing perpetually from the time of the Satavahanas.
Gudivada was a cultural center during the period of Vijayanagar Empire. The excavations discovered certain archaeological remains such as Buddhist and Jain relics. There are also about 99 low mounds with the ruins of Buddhist stupas. The notable one among the old Buddhist stupas is an elevated mound in a cylindrical form with a semi-spherical top
Mahatma Gandhi addressed the public in Gudivada on December 17, 1933.


Gudivada is a census town in Krishna district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a mandal headquarters with more than 100,000 inhabitants, lying as junction of Vijayawada-Machilipatnam-Bhimavaram-Nuzvid-Eluru in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh of India.