Village of Hope
Ganikapudi has Andhra Pradesh Government funded M.P.U.P School
(Govt. School code, 0736302) near church compound.At this moment School academics are offered Primary until 7 th grade. Residents continue to persue higher education in adjacent villages (Gottipadu) or Near by City, Guntur.The M.P.U.P school in Ganikapudi is staffed by three state government employees.
Ganikapudi is a small village (a.k.a Grama Panchayat) in Prathipadu Mandal of District. It resides on East of Andhra Pradesh and south of Prathipadu Mandal.. It is located approximately approximately 30 km (19 mi) from Guntur City.
Economy contributes from trade and agriculture. The land around the village have fertile soil and are irrigated by water service provided by canals from sagar projects. Major crops include Tobacco>, Rice & Red Chilli. Water Purification takes important part in the life style of this village. Recently filter pump was constructed.
Being a small village, Ganikapudi is provided transportation by APSRTC and residents mostly depends on bus transportation. This village needs more transportation to have good communication with other villages. Some private transportation is also available since few years.
National electronic Media, Times of India, published news on 27,June 2013, that Airport Authority of India(AAI) is planning to construct airport near Prathipadu.
Places of interest Ganikapudi have Ramalayam Temple built nearly 100 years ago and during 1999 the Dwajastambham, Metal Pole found in front of any Hindu temple which signifies the presence was replaced.
Development in the village has reached tremendous appreciation with recent construction of heavily funded and prestigious community Center,
"AVASS -- Ancha Venkaiah & Ayyappa Memorial Community Hall" This community hall was built and was inaugurated in month of September 2009
by Dasari Narayana Rao (Ex MP, Rajaya Sabha) and Rayapati Sambasiva Rao(Guntur MP) . Dasari donated INR 15,00000 towards the development of the community center. Residents will use this hall for all the occasions like Marriage, Birthday celebrations etc.... Snapshots of the building front view and side view could be seen here.
Ganikapudi is under Prathipadu assembly constituency and
Deputy Head of the village( village sarpanch) reports to the respective MLA of there constituency and coordinates village development. Ganikapudi is funded(adopted financially) especially in agriculture sector by Grameena Bank,Gottipadu.
At this moment, Ganikapudi sarpanch and vice sarpanch are:
(BULLI VEERIAHA) (KALLURI VENKATA SUBBAIAH)
History of village sarpanch who served Ganikapudi in the past ::
1) Ancha Veeriah Chowdary ----1990 through 1996
2) Shaik Mahaboobi ---------- 2006 through 2011
3) Ancha Siva Kumari (venkateswarlu) -----2001 through 2006
4) Syed Maabu ----------1996 through 2001