Visiting Places

 

Visiting Places
 
 
The Adilabad district was named after the ruler of Bijapur Sultanate, Ali Adil Shah I
 
The district was for long not a homogeneous unit and its component parts were ruled at   different periods by dynasties namely, the Mauryas, Satavahanas, Vakatakas, Chalukyas of Badami, Rashtrakutas, Chalukyas of Kalyani, Mughals, Bhosle Rajes of Nagpur and Asaf Jahis, besides the Gond Rajas of Sirpur and Chanda.
 
Originally this was a sub-district named Sirpur-Tandur which was created in A.D. 1872 with Edlabad (Adilabad), Rajura and Sirpur as its constituent talukas. In 1905, an independent district with headquarters at Adilabad was formed.
 
The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.
 
Toy making crafts Dhokra casting crafts are very popular in Adilabad District.
 
Nirmal for toy making & Ushagaon, Jamgaon & Keslaguda village of Jainoor & Kerameri mandal for Dhokra casting, as provided a natural location for the world famoys toys & Dhokra casting.
 
The artisans at Nirmal produced articles of artistic content and features reflecting the local life and environment. The present day trend is on making animals birds fruits and vegetable which is appearance look as real as the natural pieces.
 
The Dhokra casting artisans are living in this district since last 100 years and producting tribal ornaments zoomporphic figures in particulars horses, elephants either with or without rider, birds, animals bells and lamps.
 
The stimulate the growth of toys of Nirmal and Dhokra casting at Jamgaon & Ushagaon villages of Jainoor mandal.
 
The artisans was organised on co-operative lines with a view to make it
serve as an instalment for generating employment
to offer the public variety of artistic products
extend financial assistance and various common facilities and other benefits to promote production and marketing of products.
 
Adilabad ranks first in revenue generation from mineral deposits in Andhra Pradesh. It is well endowed with rich reserves of coal, iron ore, lime stone and clays.
 
 
    Details of the Historical/ Religious / Tourist Place in the District
 
Sl.No.
Name of the Place
Distance from JNV
Mode of Transport
Historical / Religious Places
01
Basar
230 kms
By Bus
02
Jainath Temple
180 km
By Bus
03
 Gudem
 090
 By bus
04
 
 
 
Tourist Places
01
Kuntala Waterfall
145 kms
By Bus
02
Pochera Water Fall
140 kms
By Bus
03
Kadem Project
120 kms
By Bus
04
Nirmal Paintings
200 kms
By Bus