Focus Sectors

Agro and Food processing
Chemicals and Petrochemicals
Mineral based Industries
Life Sciences
Economy
₹19,942 crore
(US $ 3.3 billion)
GDDP
3.8%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹57,174
(US $ 945.1)
Per capita income
At current prices (2013-14)
₹4,855 crore
(US $ 0.8 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹4,114 crore
(US $ 0.7 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹10,973 crore
(US $ 1.8 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Paddy

6,65,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,000 crore
(US $ 164 million)

Sugarcane

4,65,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹74 crore
(US $ 12 million)

Horticulture
Coconut

2,49,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹225 crore
(US $ 37 million)

Tomato

1,78,859( (MT);
GVA : ₹261 crore
(US $ 43 million)

Livestock
Milk

4,45,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹685 crore
(US $ 112 million)

Meat

7,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹86 crore
(US $ 14 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

48,984 (MT);
GVA : ₹ 330 crore
(US $ 54 million)

Inland fish

10,822 (MT);
GVA : ₹ 41 crore
(US $ 7 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹1,630 crore
(US $ 267 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹1,050 crore
(US $ 172 million)

Major minerals

GVA : ₹412 crore
(US $ 67 million)

Services
Ownership of dwellings

GVA : ₹1,512 crore
(US $ 247 million)

Education

GVA : ₹1,419 crore
(US $ 232 million)

Demographics
26.9 lakh
Population

Male : 13.4 lakh
Female : 13.5 lakh

61.7%
Literacy
16.2%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

5,83,700 (ha)

Agriculture use

3,22,000 (ha)

Forest cover

68,641 (ha)

Non agriculture land

99,269 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

659 (ha)

Land minerals
Ilmenite

2,71,130 (MT)

Zircon

23,989 (MT)

Major rivers
Nagavali
Vamsadhara
Roads

NH-5 : 194 km
State highway : 175 km

Coastline

193 km of coastline

Rail network

128 km of rail network

Upcoming Projects
  • New industrial city in the District
  • Literage port in Kalingapatnam
  • Pydibhimavaram industrial node in VCIC Corridor
  • Greenfield airport development
  • Tourism circuits covering Telineelapuram- Bird sanctuary, Buddhist monuments, Baruva beach
  • School of planning and architecture
Tourism
  • Arasavalli : The Sun temple in Arasavalli is the only temple in India primarily dedicated to the Sun God in active service
  • Mandasa : Mahendragiri fort located here is, one of the highest forts in India
  • Salihundam : Ancient Buddhist Stupas

Governance

Sri. K.Dhanunjaya Reddy, IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08942) 222555

Fax : (08942) 222565

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