Paderu is a village and a Mandal in Visakhapatnam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1]

View of Eastern Ghats near Paderu
View of Eastern Ghats near Paderu
Paderu is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Paderu is located in India
Paderu (India)
Coordinates: 18°05′00″N 82°40′00″E / 18.0833°N 82.6667°E / 18.0833; 82.6667Coordinates: 18°05′00″N 82°40′00″E / 18.0833°N 82.6667°E / 18.0833; 82.6667
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
904 m (2,966 ft)
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
531 024

Paderu is the most important town in the Manyam area of Visakhapatnam district.[according to whom?] Paderu is the center of the Visakha agency. The Integrated Tribal Development Authority (I.T.D.A) is located in Paderu. Coffee plantations in Minimuluru circle are very famous.[clarification needed]

The Integrated Tribal Development Authority (ITDA) takes care of all welfare programmes in the Paderu agency area. A project officer is appointed by the Government to take care of the activities of the ITDA. There is also a sub-collector appointed in this area.[definition needed] There is also an additional superintendent of police appointed in this area.[citation needed]


Paderu is located at 18°05′00″N 82°40′01″E / 18.0833°N 82.667°E / 18.0833; 82.667.[2] It has an average elevation of 904 meters (2,969 feet).

Legislative assemblyEdit

Paderu is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh.[further explanation needed] It is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. Of the MLA:s elected from this constituency, three of them have served as ministers for the Andhra Pradesh Government.[citation needed]

List of elected members:

One of the Famous Festivals in Andhra PradeshEdit

Modhakondamma thalli jathara celebrations {People in this area believes her(Modhakondamma thalli) as a powerful Goddesses} is conducted every year in paderu. The Govt. of AP declared this festival as a heritage of Andhra Pradesh and granted 50,00,000 (lakhs) for the festival celebrations in 2015().

Many devotees from all over India mainly from Andhra Pradesh and near Odisha states come to this festival every year.


  1. ^ "Mandal wise list of villages in Visakhapatnam district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Paderu