Pedana is a small town located in the Krishna district. Pedana is a municipality and the headquarters of Pedana Mandal under the Machilipatnam revenue division. It is situated at a distance of 8 km from its district headquarters, Machilipatnam. Pedana is famous for handloom weaving and the main technique used in this process is calledthe Kalamkari technique. Kalamkari is a type of block printing done by using natural dyes on cotton and Silk Fabric or Saree. Kalamkari is also one of the major professions of Pedana town.