Ugadi is observed as the New Year of SouthIndians (in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka ) marking the new blossoms and the coming of the harvest. It is the first festival of the telugu calender.
Neem flower concoction: Neem flower, mango flower, asoka tree flower, jaggary, tamarind syrup, mango pieces, sugarcane pieces, sugar candy, jeera.
'Purna kumba daanam' should be done. Which means a copper tumbler should be arranges in the form of a 'kalasam' and perform 'kalasa puja' by filling it with 'pancha pallava's which means scented water, flowers, turmeric rice and sanctify it with sacred chants and decorated in a plate. After the puja the priest should be offered new cloths and 'dakshina' (offering of our choice could be money,rice or fruits) and recieve their blessings. this is 'purna kumba danam'
Panchamga sravanam: When we hear the 'Panchamga sravanam' (foretelling of the year to come) because of 'tidi' we learn about wealth, 'vaaramu' (week) tells us about life, 'nakshatramu' (star) gives us deliverence from sins, 'yogamu' helps us in eradicating disease, 'karanam' tells us about good omens. Hearing the 'Pancamga sravanam' would give us blessings equal to that of offering land, gold, cattle, grain, virgin(like marriage). Hearing the fortunes of great ones would also give us health, wealth and life has many best returns.