Focus Sectors

Textiles and Apparel
Electronics and IT
Economy
₹35,838 crore
(US $ 5.9 billion)
GDDP
6.8%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹69,562
(US $ 1,150)
Per capita income
at current prices (2013-14)
₹9,944 crore
(US $ 1.6 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹7,752 crore
(US $ 1.3 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹18,142 crore
(US $ 2.97 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Ground nut

2,78,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹878 crore
(US $ 144 million)

Paddy

1,25,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹188 crore
(US $ 31 million)

Horticulture
Banana

6,56,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹922 crore
(US $ 151 million)

Papaya

7,10,914 (MT);
GVA : ₹585 crore
(US $ 96 million)

Livestock
Milk

63,20,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,108 crore
(US $ 181 million)

Meat

43,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹557 crore
(US $ 91 million)

Fisheries
Inland Fish

874 (MT);
GVA : ₹7 crore
(US $ 1 million)

Prawn

51 (MT);
GVA : ₹3 crore
(US $ 0.5 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹3,146 crore
(US $ 515 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹1,544 crore
(US $ 253 million)

Electricity

GVA : ₹564 crore
(US $ 92 million)

Services
Trade Unorganised

GVA : ₹2,392 crore
(US $ 391 million)

Education

GVA : ₹2,162 crore
(US $ 354 million)

Demographics
40.8 lakh
Population

Male : 20.6 lakh
Female : 20.2 lakh

63.6%
Literacy
28.9%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

19,13,000 (ha)

Agriculture use

11,52,000 (ha)

Forest cover

1,96,978 (ha)

Non agriculture land

1,43,462 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

48,856 (ha)

Land minerals
Iron ore

1,02,620 (MT)

Dolomite

10,27,641 (MT)

Lime stone

13,76,672 (MT)

Quartz

1,20,044 (MT)

Shale

45,362 (MT)

Steatite

25,158 (MT)

Prophylite

425 (MT)

Roads

NH-5 : 353 km
Other roads : 8835 km

Rail network

340 km Broad gauge
249 km Meter gauge

Upcoming projects
  • Horticulture hub
  • Central university
  • Satellite centre of AIIMS
  • Hindupur node in Bengaluru Chennai Industrial Corridor
  • Textile park
  • Electronics and hardware cluster
  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul hub for aircrafts at Puttaparthy
Tourism
  • Dharmavaram : Exquisite silk sarees and leather puppets
  • Lepakshi : The village is famous for its three historical shrines, which are dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Lord Veerabhadra. There is a huge Nandi bull made from a single granite stone
  • Puttaparthi : Major pilgrimage centre

Governance

Sri G.Veerapandian, IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08554) 275806

Fax : (08554) 240801

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