Location : South India
Language : Telugu English, Kannad.
Anantapur is a city (population: 466,359) and a municipal corporation in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the headquarters of the Anantapur District, and is the second largest district in India after Ladakh (district in the state of Kashmir). Anantapur is the hometown of former President of the Republic of India, Shri Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy.
Software CompaniesAcorn Embedded Systems Private Limited
Sorokasoft (India) Private Limited
Pandit View Software Private Limited
Value Infotech (BPO).
elite BPO Services
Aasha infotech(BPO/IT Solutions)
Sri Krishnadevaraya University
JNTU Engineering College
Govt Arts College (Autonomous)
SSBN PG College
Government Medical College
Kasturba College of Physiotheraphy
Ragavendra college of Pharmacy
Little flower group of schools and B.E.D college
Police Training College
Govt Polytechnic College
Government Arts College Anantapuram, established in the year 1916, is affectionately known as The Grand Old Lady of Rayalaseema. The college is the biggest in four Rayalaseema districts and second biggest in the State in terms of student-intake and infrastructure. This is where India’s former President, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, served as lecturer and another, Dr. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy was a student. Sri Damodaram Sajeevaiah and Kotla Vijayabhaskar Reddy, former Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, also were students of the college. The college boasts a long list of high profile alumni, including, Dr U.R. Rao, former Chairman, ISRO and Y. Venugopala Reddy, the present Governor of Reserve Bank of India.
SportsRDT (Rural Development Trust) developed RDT Sports center Stadium for Ranji Trophy
Sri Neelam Sanjeeava Reddy Stadium at Police Training College
Sri Krishnadevaraya University Stadium
Police Parade ground.
Major FactoriesL&T(BIRLASOFT) cement industry
PENNA Cement Industry
Saptagiri Camphors Pvt Ltd (Largest Camphor factory in India)
Anantha PVC Pipes (Nandi brand pipes)
Zenith Hardware Industries Pvt Ltd
SIFLON DRUGS Pvt Ltd A.P.Lightings (currently closed due to labour issues)
M.G.Metallic Springs (P) Limited.
Auto-rickshaws, taxis and city buses are available for local transportation within Anantapur.