Focus Sectors

Agro and Food processing
Leather
Textiles and Apparel
Electronics and IT
Automobile and Auto Components
Economy
₹30,482 crore
(US $ 5 billion)
GDDP
5.8%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹80,782
(US $ 12,424)
Per capita income
at current prices (2013-14)
₹9,729 crore
(US $ 1.6 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹6,320 crore
(US $ 1 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹14,433 crore
(US $ 2.4 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Paddy

1,443 (MT);
GVA : ₹2,169 crore
(US $ 355 million)

Sugarcane

4,48,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹72 crore
(US $ 12 million)

Horticulture
Lemon

2,55,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹479 crore
(US $ 78 million)

Tomato

1,21,597 (MT);
GVA : ₹169 crore
(US $ 28 million)

Livestock
Milk

5,27,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,325 crore
(US $ 217 million)

Meat

23,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹305 crore
(US $ 50 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

76,336 (MT);
GVA : ₹617 crore
(US $ 101 million)

Inland fish

56,892 (MT);
GVA : ₹302 crore
(US $ 49 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹3,227 crore
(US $ 528 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹1,108 crore
(US $ 181 million)

Electricity

GVA : ₹875 crore
(US $ 143 million)

Services
Education

GVA : ₹1,779 crore
(US $ 291 million)

Transport- private mechanised part

GVA : ₹1,760 crore
(US $ 288 million)

Demographics
29.6 lakh
Population

Male : 14.9 lakh
Female : 14.7 lakh

68.9%
Literacy
29.7%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

13,07,600 (ha)

Agriculture use

5,40,038 (ha)

Forest cover

2,62,787 (ha)

Non agriculture land

2,56,037 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

1,38,159 (ha)

Land minerals
Silica sand

21,39,623 (MT)

Feldspar

1,24,510 (MT)

Quartz
Barytes
Vermiculate
Mica
Sand
Major rivers
Pennar
Ports
Major Krishnapatnam port
Roads

NH-5 : 184.20 km
Other roads : 5,016 km

Rail network

221.23 km

Upcoming Projects
  • VCIC and BCIC Nodes
  • Automobile hub
  • Airport
  • Dugarajapatnam port
  • Institute of Hotel Management
  • Marine Institute
  • Fertilizer plant
Tourism
  • Talpagiri Ranganatha Swamy temple : On the banks of the Penna river, this 600 year old temple is a prominent architectural and religious site, with a seven storied galigopuram and mirrored dias
  • Udayagiri fort : has rich history that is also reflected in the various architectural styles (including chola, pallava, and vijayanagara cultures) found in the 365 temples scattered inside
  • Nelapattu bird sanctuary
  • Mallam - Subramanyeswara temple : built by 10th and 11th century Chola kings
  • A.S. Peta - Khaja Rahamatulla Dargah : holy to both hindus and muslims

Governance

Sri Mutyalaraju Revu , IAS
District Collector

Phone : (0861) 2331999

Fax : (0861) 2325025 , 2331235

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