There are approximately nineteen villages under the Kankipadu panchayat. Kankipadu has one police station, three colleges and ten schools.
AirThe nearest airport is Vijayawada Airport located in Gannavaram, which is about thirty Minutes from Kankipadu by road.
Rail The nearest railway station is at Uppaluru which is five kilometres from Kankipadu, or Vijaywada which is twenty-one kilometres.
Road Kankipadu has APSRTC bus station is well connected to many major cities in Andhra Pradesh. The NH9 which connects Pune and Machilipatnam passes through Kankipadu. The city is well connected to Vijaywada. Kankipadu is about 49 km from Machilipatnam and Vijayawada is 12 km away. Kankipadu is the junction for Gannavaram, Gudivada-Bhimavaram-Rajol and Vuyyuru-Avanigada-Machilipatnam.
Sea Navayuga won GO to build a sea port in Machilipatnam 49 km. Currently the government is in the process of acquiring land for the port development.
The city receives television and radio transmission from across the country. There are scores of news and entertainment channels in Telugu language. In fact, more channels operate in Telugu regional language, than in any language in India.
All major print media are in circulation. The major Telugu dailies include the Eenadu, Surya, Vaartha, Andhra Jyothi, Andhra Bhoomi, Saakshi and Andhra Prabha. The major English dailies are The Deccan Chronicle,The Hans India, Business Standard, The Hindu, The Times of India, The Indian Express and The Economic Times.
According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Kankipadu mandal is as follows:
Total Population: 63,243 in 16,074 Households.
Male Population: 31,676 and Female Population: 31,567
Children Under 6-years: 7,166 (Boys - 3,635 and Girls - 3,531)
Total Literates: 39,781
The Mandal Consists of Nineteen Villages. List of Villages, Chalivendrapalem, Davuluru, Edupugallu, Godavarru, Jagannadhapuram, Kandalampadu, Kankipadu, Kolavennu, Konathanapadu, Kunderu, Madduru, Manthena, Maredumaka, Neppalle, Prodduturu, Punadipadu, Tenneru, Uppaluru, Velpuru.