Focus Sectors

Textiles and Apparel
Electronics and IT
Metallurgy
Engineering
Life Sciences
Economy
₹73,276 crore
(US $ 12 billion)
GDDP
14%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹1,24,162
(US $ 2,052)
Per capita income
At current prices (2013-14)
₹6,300 crore
(US $ 1 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹21,654 crore
(US $ 3.5 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹45,321 crore
(US $ 7.4 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Sugarcane

19,45,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹311 crore
(US $ 51 million)

Paddy

2,57,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹386 crore
(US $ 63 million)

Horticulture
Betel Leaves

1,54,25,000;
GVA : ₹249 crore
(US $ 41 million)

Mango

1,49,650 (MT);
GVA : ₹186 crore
(US $ 30 million)

Livestock
Milk

5,18,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,061 crore
(US $ 174 million)

Meat

28,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹360 crore
(US $ 59 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

83,607 (MT);
GVA : ₹611 crore
(US $ 100 million)

Inland fish

9,080 (MT);
GVA : ₹19 crore
(US $ 3 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Manufacturing

GVA : ₹12,204 crore
(US $ 1,996 million)

Construction

GVA : ₹6,082 crore
(US $ 995 million)

Minor minerals

GVA : ₹1,575 crore
(US $ 258 million)

Services
Software services

GVA : ₹11,875 crore
(US $ 1,942 million)

Trade unorganised

GVA : ₹8,262 crore
(US $ 1,351 million)

Demographics
42.9 lakh
Population

Male : 21.4 lakh
Female : 21.5 lakh

66.9%
Literacy
47.2%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

1,16,100 (ha)

Agriculture use

3,76,000 (ha)

Forest cover

4,41,166 (ha)

Non agriculture land

1,06,854 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

10,863 (ha)

Land minerals
Quartz

35,130 (MT)

Laterite

34,200 (MT)

Apatite
Calcite
Vermiculate
White clay
Color granite
Roads

NH-5 : 17.25 km
State highway : 354.63 km

Rail network

82.13 km

Coastal line

132 km

Upcoming Projects
  • Visakhapatnam international airport
  • VCIC industrial node
  • Indian Institute of Management
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Mega IT hub
  • Electronics manufacturing hub
  • Innovation and incubation hub
  • Exhibition cum convention centre
  • Gangavaram LNG terminal
Tourism
  • Araku Valley : Tribal area and hill resort location Burra caves : Caves located 1400m above sea level with fascinating stalactites and stalegmites; prehistoric tools from about a million years ago have also been discovered in the caves
  • Kailasagiri : park on a hill overlooking the sea and the city; Dolphin's Nose : panoramic views + oldest lighthouse in Vizag
  • Beaches : Ramakrishna beach; Rishikonda beach, Yarada beach, Lawson's bay.
  • Submarine museum - One of a kind
  • Simhachalam Temple : Temple for the Narasimha avatara of Lord Vishnu, combines Kalinga and south Indian architectural styles, it is at least from the 11th century and have been patronized by various rulers including Krishnadeva Raya

Governance

Sri. Pravin Kumar , IAS
District Collector

Phone : (0891) 2526999

Fax : (0891) 2754106

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