located in Kalavakunta village (Penumoor Mandal) near Chittoor. This Jalasayam is the main drinking water source to Chittoor town. NTR Jalasayam located in Kalavakunta village (Penumoor Mandal) near Chittoor. This Jalasayam is the main drinking water source to Chittoor town.
It was around in 1995/6 then Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had laid foundation stone for the N T R Jalasayam Drinking Water scheme the project was kicked off with an estimated cost of 56 crores , it faced a rugged sailing due to poor allocation of funds.At this juncture present MP of Chittoor, then TTD Trust Board member and chairman of Srinivasa Trust D K Adikesavulu came forward with certain constructive proposals and supplying of Telugu Ganga water to the town. Talking to to a news paper, Adikesavulu said that he had proposed supply of the Telugu Ganga water directly from Tirupati to N T R Jala-sayam and pump the water to meet the drinking water needs of the town. He made it clear that Srinivasa Trust would share some expenditure for the completion of the scheme.