Focus Sectors

Textiles and Apparel
Granite
Economy
₹35,962 crore
(US $ 5.9 billion)
GDDP
6.9%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹85,765
(US $ 1,418)
Per capita income
At current prices (2013-14)
₹12,875 crore
(US $ 2.1 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹7,897 crore
(US $ 1.3 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹15,190 crore
(US $ 2.5 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Tobacco

1,44,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,653 crore
(US $ 270 million)

Paddy

6,13,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹922 crore
(US $ 151 million)

Horticulture
Chillies

1,24,000;
GVA : ₹771 crore
(US $ 126 million)

Batavia

2,75,332 (MT);
GVA : ₹189 crore
(US $ 31 million)

Livestock
Milk

10,61,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹3,175 crore
(US $ 519 million)

Meat

47,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹613 crore
(US $ 100 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

21,639 (MT);
GVA : ₹181 crore
(US $ 30 million)

Inland fish

15,508 (MT);
GVA : ₹77 crore
(US $ 13 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹3,808 crore
(US $ 623 million)

Minor minerals

GVA : ₹1,518 crore
(US $ 248 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹1,324 crore
(US $ 217 million)

Services
Trade unorganised

GVA : ₹2,220 crore
(US $ 363 million)

Ownership of dwellings

GVA : ₹1,906 crore
(US $ 312 million)

Demographics
34.0 lakh
Population

Male : 17.2 lakh
Female : 16.8 lakh

63.1%
Literacy
19.5%
Urbanisation
Land Use
Total area

17,62,600 (ha)

Agriculture use

6,75,187 (ha)

Forest cover

4,61,983 (ha)

Non agriculture land

1,74,878 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

1,55,488 (ha)

Land minerals
Silica sand

53,378 (MT)

Quartz

14,597 (MT)

Iron ore
Slate
Barytes
Granite and building stone
Lime kankar
Roads

NH-5 : 178 km
Other roads : 3431 km

Rail network

227 km

Upcoming Projects
  • Donakonda industrial city
  • University of mines and minerals sciences
  • Airport near Ongole
  • National Investment and Manufacturing Zone – Kanigiri
  • Ramayapatnam port
  • Completion of phase-1 Veligonda project within one year
  • Aquaculture and processing unit
Tourism
  • Chennakesawa Swamy temple : 18th century temple
  • Singarayakonda : Double storied Buddhist stupa dating back to 2nd century BCE
  • Markapur Lakshmi Chennakesava Temple : 15th century temple with beautiful carvings
  • Bhairavakonda : Rock-cut temples from 7th and 8th century

Governance

Sri. Vadarevu Vinay Chand, IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08592) 231222

Fax : (08592) 231443

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