Focus Sectors

Agro and Food processing
Mineral based Industries
Economy
₹34,359 crore
(US $ 5.6 billion)
GDDP
6.5%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹68,197
(US $ 1,127)
Per capita income
At current prices (2013-14)
₹12,035 crore
(US $ 1.97 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹6,055 crore
(US $ 1 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹16,269 crore
(US $ 2.7 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Cotton kapas

476,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,841 crore
(US $ 301 million)

Paddy

6,63,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹997 crore
(US $ 163 million)

Horticulture
Tomato

9,09,385 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,180 crore
(US $ 193 million)

Onions

4,93,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹298 crore
(US $ 49 million)

Livestock
Milk

81,10,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,789 crore
(US $ 293 million)

Meat

45,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹590 crore
(US $ 96 million)

Fisheries
Inland fish

27,642 (MT);
GVA : ₹205 crore
(US $ 34 million)

Prawn

149 (MT);
GVA : ₹4 crore
(US $ 1 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹3,308 crore
(US $ 541 million)

Minor Minerals

GVA : ₹787 crore
(US $ 129 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹592 crore
(US $ 97 million)

Services
Education

GVA : ₹2,155 crore
(US $ 352 million)

Transport- private mechanised part

GVA : ₹2,130 crore
(US $ 348 million)

Demographics
40.5 lakh
Population

Male : 20.4 lakh
Female : 20.1 lakh

59.9%
Literacy
28.3%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

17,65,800 (ha)

Agriculture use

8,89,000 (ha)

Forest cover

3,40,669 (ha)

Non agriculture land

1,41,193 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

47,884 (ha)

Land minerals
Lime stone

92,26,439 (MT)

Iron ore

5,79,252 (MT)

Barites
Shale
Source of irrigation
Thungabadra
Handri
Kunderu
Krishna
KC canal
Roads

NH-5 : 228 km
State highway : 7,300 km

Rail network

340 km

Upcoming Projects
  • Greenfield airport
  • Textile cluster
  • Cement manufacturing hub at Koilakuntla
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology
  • Nuclear fuel complex
  • Livestock research and polytechnic centre
  • Seed production hub
  • Mining school
Tourism
  • Belum caves : longest caves in the Indian subcontinent
  • Mahanandi : Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple is about 1,500 years old; has a huge Nandi sculpture, temple built in north Indian style
  • Manthralayam : pilgrimage centre
  • Srisailam : Srisailam temple is very popular pilgrimage centre; Nallamalai hills as well as Srisailam Dam
  • Rollapadu sanctuary

Governance

Sri S.Sathyanarayana, IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08518) 231877, 230947

Fax : (08518) 220131

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