shSomasila is one of the biggest Irrigation Project in the Nellore District of Andra Pradesh.The project is envisaged to create Irrigation potential. It is constucted across River Pennar and is situated near Somasila Village of nanthasagaram Mandal, Nellore District. Since it is located in eastern ghats situated at the out skirts of the district.
The project was built in the tenure of Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao. Penna Baddevolu is one of those villages and is located downstream of the Penna River. The Somsila reservoir serves water needs of total Penna delta and few more barrages located in the downstream across the river.Not only with the temple here, the village has so many attractions regarding water falls, some adventurous trekking and ashramam. . It is one of the most beautiful place in Nellore District and the winter is the best time to visit