Focus Sectors

Agro and Food processing
Aquaculture
Metallurgy
Economy
₹18,382 crore
(US $ 3 billion)
GDDP
3.5%
Percentage contribution to GSDP
₹61,157
(US $ 1,011)
Per capita income
at current prices (2013-14)
₹4,961 crore
(US $ 0.8 billion)
Agriculture
contribution to GDDP
₹3,148 crore
(US $ 0.5 billion)
Industries
contribution to GDDP
₹10,272 crore
(US $ 1.7 billion)
Services
contribution to GDDP
Agriculture and Allied Services
Agriculture
Sugarcane

10,14,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹162 crore
(US $ 26 million)

Paddy

4,91,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹738 crore
(US $ 121 million)

Horticulture
Mango

4,38,186;
GVA : ₹539 crore
(US $ 88 million)

Tomato

1,81,531 (MT);
GVA : ₹232 crore
(US $ 38 million)

Livestock
Milk

4,49,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹1,026 crore
(US $ 168 million)

Meat

23,000 (MT);
GVA : ₹292 crore
(US $ 48 million)

Fisheries
Marine fish

16,433 (MT);
GVA : ₹133 crore
(US $ 22 million)

Inland fish

10,441 (MT);
GVA : ₹64 crore
(US $ 10 million)

Industries and Services
Industry
Construction

GVA : ₹1,591 crore
(US $ 260 million)

Manufacturing

GVA : ₹676 crore
(US $ 111 million)

Minor minerals

GVA : ₹150 crore
(US $ 25 million)

Services
Education

GVA : ₹1,435 crore
(US $ 235 million)

Ownership of dwellings

GVA : ₹1,301 crore
(US $ 213 million)

Demographics
23.44 lakh
Population

Male : 11.61 lakh
Female : 11.8 lakh

58.9%
Literacy
20.9%
Urbanisation
Land use
Total area

6,53,900 (ha)

Agriculture use

1,77,000 (ha)

Forest cover

1,19,303 (ha)

Non agriculture land

77,320 (ha)

Cultivable barren land

3,826 (ha)

Land minerals
Manganese ore

2,64,252 (MT)

Quartzite

98,793 (MT)

Roadmetal and building stone

2,88,493 (MT)

Color granite

186.42 (MT)

Major rivers
Nagavali
Suvarnamukhi
Gomuki
Coastal line

112 km

Roads

NH-5 : 200 km
State highway : 122.41 km

Rail network

260.44 km

Upcoming Projects
  • Proposed greenfield airport
  • Industrial city
  • Completion of Thotapalli reservoir tribal university
  • Music and fine arts academy
  • Medical college
Tourism
  • Vizianagaram fort; Bobbili fort
  • Ghantastambham : Clock tower built in 1885 by local royalty
  • The Perla house : 1895 structure, still preserved in the period style
  • Gurajada Apparao Bhavan : Preserved home of pioneer Telugu writer and social reformer

Governance

Sri Vivek Yadav , IAS
District Collector

Phone : (08922) 276720

Fax : (08922) 276177

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