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Nagarjunasagar is city and archaeological site in the Guntur district, northeastern Andhra Pradesh, notable for its ancient Buddhist monuments (dating from 1st to 3rd century CE) and for the ancient university (3rd-4th century) where Nagarjuna, the founder of Mahayana school of Buddhism, once taught. The multi-purpose Nagarjuna-Sagar Project on the river Krishna near the then Nandikonda village (now Hill Colony), Peddavoora Mandal, Nalgonda District, is the pride of Telangana. The project was originally conceived by the erstwhile Government of Hyderabad and put forth under the name Lower Krishna Project (Nandikonda site). Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is one of the largest dams buile in India, is located between Guntur of Telangana and Nalagonda districts of Telangana. It is built on the Krishna River. It is one of the earliest hydro electric projects of India. Initial name was "Nandikonda Project" since it was near a small village "Nandikonda" in Nalgonda District and this village completely submerged in the water.

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