Andhra Pradesh is highly blessed with land, water, forests and mineral resources. With a coast-line of 974 kilometres, the state stands as the 2nd longest coast line in the country.
Solar
Solar

38.4 GWp

Solar potential

5th

in the country in terms of solar potential

Wind
Wind

14,497 MW

Wind power potential at 80m

5,394 MW

Wind power potential at 50m

River
River

17

Small and large rivers in the state

Krishna and Godavari

Largest rivers in the state

Biggest source of water, irrigation, nutrient and mineral base for agriculture.

Land
Land

Transparent policy

of land allotment

1 million acres

of land bank being created

Online land bank and allocation

PPP/private basis

scope for developing industrial parks

Minerals
Minerals

Largest source of barytes and heavy mineral beach sand in the country

State rich in barytes, heavy mineral beach sand, bauxite, calcite, limestone, granite etc.

Forest
Forest

36,914 sq.km

Forest area

9th rank in India for area under forest land

23%

of the geographical land of the state constitute forests

26.9 lakh

hectares additional non-forest land brought under tree cover

Skilled Manpower
Skilled Manpower

386

Engineering colleges - 1,60,000 students

18

State universities

400

Management schools - 46,500 students

128

Pharmacy colleges - 11,700 students

78

Industrial training institutes

Upcoming institutes:

IIM Visakhapatnam, NIT, IIT Tirupati, NID Vijayawada, IISER Tirupati

State being developed as a 'Knowledge Hub', providing high-quality, research-oriented, industrially-relevant education

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