The Nirmal district has been carved from the erstwhile Adilabad District. The district is located in northern Telangana and borders Maharashtra and the Telangana districts of Asifabad (Komaram Bheem), Adilabad, Mancherial, Jagtial and Nizamabad.
The district has two revenue divisions namely Nirmal and Bhainsa, while the district headquarters is located at Nirmal town.Nirmal District derives its name from the king Nimma Rayudu, who played a pivotal role in the development of the region. The district has a great network of roadways, with the National Highway 44 crisscrossing the district.The district treasures some of the most fertile land in Telangana, with the river Godavari forming the southern border of the district and many small and medium projects being the major irrigation sources.
The wood, which is being used here, is teak, which is well finished on lathe before painting the predefined design. Then the plaque is sprayed with Duco paint in the desired background colour, the artist then paints the already determined design. The quality of paintings is very high with intricate designs ,rare artistry and skill giving rise to breath-taking beauty.
Rivers are the lifelines of human civilization and so are the dams built across them for irrigation and hydel power that serves as places of interest too. One such notable attraction in Adilabad distracts is Kadam dam. It is located across Kadam River, a tributary of Godavari River which enters Telangana from Maharashtra. The dam is located at the confluence of Kadam River into Godavari.
The dam’s main purpose is to irrigate close to 25000 hectares in Adilabad district. Also known as the Godavari North Canal project, the structure was built between 1949 and 1965. The dam’s location in the midst of scenic hillocks and greenery makes it an ideal destination for nature lovers. Kadam Dam is also accessible easily to tourists due to its proximity to the Secunderabad-Manmad railway line. According to history, the dam is named after a rushi by the name Kandava who had performed great yagnas here, while it was officially renamed by the government as Kadam Narayana Reddy Project (KNRP) as a tribute to a popular leader of this region. The project serves many mandals through both left and right canals. The left canal serves villages like Pedda bellal, Chinna bellal, Chityal, Kondukur, Kannapur, Moriigudem, Patha kondukur, Uppari gudem, Chinna camp, Perka palli, and other villages of Kadem mandal. The right canal serves Jannaram, Dandepally, Tallapallli, Myadarpet, and Luxettipet among others.
Nirmal Toys are made up of locally available ‘Ponki chekka’ which is very light and flexible and can be cut into desired shape and size depending upon the toy to be made. Then various parts of toy are glued together by specially prepared glue and coated with chinta lappam, which is prepared from sawdust and boiled tamarind seeds and coated with white clay, which smoothens any ridges and depressions if any in the toys.
Suvarnapuri (SOAN), a small village in (Nirmal district, of Telangana) located on the bank of river Godavari, is known to be a scared place in mythology. Here the river Godavari is described as “Vrudha Ganga“ and lord Sri Rama accompanied by his celestial consort Sri Sitamma spent a part of aranyavasa at the banks of Vridha Ganga . Also known as Saligrama Kshetra, the village is also birth place of great dasaru Sonne Koneriralayalu. As per the history Lord Parusharama Performed yagna here.
Source: Telangana Tourism
Last Modified : 3/2/2020