Proposal for change of name of the Ananthapur District as Ananthapuram

Government have decided to alter the name of Ananthapur District as
“Ananthapuram District “. The appended Notification will be published in an Extra-ordinary Issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated:15-04-2013.

The Collector, Ananthapur District shall take necessary action in the matter to publish the final notification in the District Gazette, dated:18-04-2013

The Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchase, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is requested to publish the appended notification in English and Telugu in an Extra-Ordinary issue of Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated:02-02-2013 and furnish 100 copies of the Gazette for the use of the Government.

The Collector, Ananthapur District is requested to publish the preliminary notification in English and Telugu in the District Gazette for information of the public and give vide publicity as per Rule 4 of the A.P. Districts (Formation) Rules, 1984 calling for suggestions and objections from the people affected by the said notification and furnish the same to Government along with his remarks through Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, A.P.,Hyderabad, after 30 days from the date of publication of the notification in the District Gazette .

In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (e) of sub-section (2) of Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Districts (Formation) Act, 1974 (Andhra Pradesh Act No.7 of 1974), it is proposed to alter the existing name of “Ananthapur District” as mentioned in the Schedule below. Under sub-section (5) of Section 3 of the said Act read with sub-rule (3) of Rule 3 and Rule 4 of the A.P. Districts (Formation) Rules, 1984, notice is hereby given inviting objections or suggestions on the above proposal from all persons residing within the Ananthapur District who are likely to be affected thereby for being taken into consideration by the Government.

All objections and suggestions should be in writing in English or in Telugu and should be addressed to the Collector, (by designation) of Ananthapur District within whose jurisdiction the area lies, so as to reach the office of the Collector, Ananthapur on or before the expiry of thirty days


Name of the existing District Proposed  Name  of  the  existingDistrict
Ananthapur District Ananthapuram District

G.O.Rt.No. 176 Dated:31.01.2013 Read the following:

1. Fax letter received from the Collector, Ananthapur District, Rc.No.D2/1761/2012,dated:10-02-2012 & 07-01-2013
2. Note from the Hon’ble Minister (Revenue), CNo.106/M(Rev)/
2012, Dt.9.1.2013 along with report from the District Collector, Ananthapur.

1. G.O.Rt. No.176, Revenue (DA) Department, dt.31.01.2013.

2. From the Collector, Anantapur District Ref. No. Rc/D2/1761/2012,

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