About the Venue

Krishnapatam is a port town in Nellore district in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a 3 hour drive from Chennai and the closest town is Nellore. The city’s main claim to fame is the country’s largest private port run there, it does have. Krishnapatnam Port, the venue, popularly known as KPCL, is a privately built and owned all weather, deep water port.

Here is a glimpse of the venue


 Nellore, where you will be staying, is a beautiful city lying on the banks of River Penna. Anciently known as Vikrama Simhapuri, it derived its name from "Nelluru", a combination of Tamil words "Nel" and "Ooru" where Nel stands for Paddy and Ooru means Place.

This city, situated on the banks of the Penne River is known for its rich agriculture and has been an exporter of Rice, Sugar cane and cane based products, prawns, shrimps and a varied set of crops. It is the 6th most populous city in Andhra Pradesh, also, holding its position as the administrative headquarter of Nellore District. Even though a large percent of its population is rural and dependent on agriculture, it is witnessing an increase in the number of Educational institutions and businesses, helping it gain a new found stature as a city. The city is also home to several significant temples.

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