Focus Sectors

Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals
Agro and Food processing
Automobile and Auto Components
Textiles and Apparel
Metallurgy
Economy
₹62,726 crore
(US $ 10.2 billion)
GDDP
12%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹1,04,897
(US $ 1,734)
Per capita income
at current prices (2013-14)
₹17,780 crore
(US $ 2.9 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹8,967 crore
(US $ 1.5 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹35,979 crore
(US $ 5.9 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Paddy

14,89,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹2,239 crore
(US $ 366 million)

Sugarcane

16,05,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹256 crore
(US $ 42 million)

Horticulture
Mango

5,50,276 (MT);
GVA : ₹716 crore
(US $ 117 million)

Tomato

3,08,381 (MT);
GVA : ₹417 crore
(US $ 68 million)

Livestock
Milk

10,62,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹2,926 crore
(US $ 479 million)

Meat

77,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹995 crore
(US $ 163 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

27,043 (MT);
GVA : ₹267 crore
(US $ 44 million)

Inland fish

5,48,876 (MT);
GVA : ₹3,716 crore
(US $ 608 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹4,247 crore
(US $ 695 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹1,664 crore
(US $ 272 million)

Electricity

GVA : ₹1,279 crore
(US $ 209 million)

Services
Software Services

GVA : ₹9,162 crore
(US $ 1498 million)

Transport - private mechanised part

GVA : ₹4,034 crore
(US $ 660 million)

Demographics
45.2 lakh
Population

Male : 22.7 lakh
Female : 22.6 lakh

73.7%
Literacy
41.0%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

8,72,700 (ha)

Agriculture use

4,76,000 (ha)

Forest cover

76,186 (ha)

Non agriculture land

1,49,803 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

36,757 (ha)

Land minerals
Lime stone

42,12,734 (MT)

Quartz

13,444 (MT)

Major rivers
Krishna
Coastal line

88 km

Roads

NH-5 : 421 km
State highway : 255 km

Rail network

97 km

Upcoming Projects
  • Development of Machilipatnam port
  • Oil refinery and cracker unit
  • Automobile and logistics hub
  • Aquaculture and processing unit
  • Expansion of Bharat Electronic Limited
  • Textile park
  • IT hub – Vijayawada
Tourism
  • Kanaka Durga Temple : Major pilgrimage centre atop the Indrakeeladri hill in Vijayawada
  • Mogalrajapuram Caves
  • Kondapalli Fort : 7th century fort; the surrounding village is very famous for their handmade toys known as "Kondapalli bommalu"
  • Hamsala Devi (Sagara Sangamam) : Where Krishna river meets the sea; pilgrimage centre

Governance

Sri B.Laxmi kantham, IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08672) 52882, 252668

Fax : (08672) 252000, 252222

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