Khammam city is the district headquarters of Telangana. The present name of Khammam is derived its name after a local hill, which was called as "Stambhadri". The city was called with different names starting with Stambhadri, Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu and then finally as Khammam.
Tourism in Palair Lake
Palair Lake in Telangana is one of the beautiful lakes in India. Palari Lake is part of the Palair Village that lies in the Kusumanchi Mandal within the Khammam district. The lake lies at about 30 kilometres from the main city of Khammam
The water of Palair Lake in Telangana is used for irrigation purposes from the medieval times. Palair Lake in Telangana is a famous spot for fish farming. Palair Lake is a very famous tourist attraction of Khammam District. It is because; it offers other water sports as well as adventure sports activities.
Palair Lake in Telangana also has many varieties of prawns and fresh water fishes. The fishing cultivation is originated for the national and international level tourists. Near Palair Lake in Telangana, there are many stalls to offer the delicacies for the tourists. Another attraction near Palair Lake in Telangana is the Wyra Lake which is another good picnic spot for the weekenders. The travellers coming to the city of Khammam can club their visits to these places together to make the most of their trips. To attract the tourists, the Government of Telangana and the Municipal Corporation of Khammam District host the Stanmbhadri Sambaralu, the festival of Khammam District near Palair Lake. This festival is a water-based adventure and entertainment event.
Palair Lake in Telangana is easily accessible by roadways and railways. This man-made lake is actually a balancing reservoir for the left canal, which is called Lal Bahadur Canal. This Lal Bahadur Canal was built as part of the Nagarjuna Sagar Water Project. Palair Lake in Telangana has been built over an area of 1748 hectares of land. It has a capacity of storing 2.5 TMC water specially used for agriculture and other economic purposes.
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