State election commission announced the election schedule for panchayat elections in SPSR Nellore district. Out of 940 gram panchayats, 9 were merged into Venkatagiri municipality in a last minute decision. So, only 931 gram panchayats will be going in for election. Out of these 39 are major grama panchayats while the rest are minor panchayats.
Election code has come into effect from 12 PM on Wednesday, 3rd July 2013.