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ADILABAD DISTRICT

  • Head Quarters: Adilabad

    The district derives its name from Adilabad, its headquarters town which was named after the ruler of Bijapur, Ali Adil Shah. The district was for long not a homogeneous unit and its component parts were ruled at different periods by nasties namely, the Mauryas, Staavahanas, Vakatakas, Chaludyasof Badami, Rashtrakututs, Chalukyas of Kalyani, Mughals,Bhosle Rajes of Nagpur and Asaf Jahis, besides the Gond Rajas of Sirpur and Chanda.

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    Geographical Profile
    Item
    Units
    Figure
    Source
    Area
    In Sq.Km
    16.1
    Census 2011
    Population
    In Persons
    27,41,239
    Census 2011
    Male
    In Persons
    13,69,597
    Census 2011
    Female
    In Persons
    13,71,642
    Census 2011
    Urban
    In Persons
    7,60,259
    Census 2011
    Rural
    In Persons
    19,80,980
    Census 2011
    Population Growth (decadal)
    %
    10.18
    Census 2011
    Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
    Ratio
    170
    Census 2011
    Literacy
    %
    61.01
    Census 2011
    Male
    %
    70.81
    Census 2011
    Female
    %
    51.31
    Census 2011
    Urbanisation
    %
    27.734138
    Census 2011
    Workers as % of total population
    %
    49.17
    Census 2011
    Workers % of main Workers
    %
    37.77
    Census 2011
    Household industries
    %
    4.3
    Census 2011
    Area under Food & Non-Food crops
    Area in Hectares
    6,60,641
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Mining & Quarrying (Manganese- Top)
    Qty in tonnes
    1,18,75,286
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Forest Area under the control of
    Forest Department
    Area in hectares
    7231.89
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Gross irrigated area as % of gross
    cropped area
    %
    16.84
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Road Length per 100 sq.km.
    In Sq.km
    102.69291
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Post offices per 100,000 persons
    Ratio
    18.823605
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Bank branches per 100,000 persons
    Ratio
    7.5513299
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Population per bank
    In Thousands
    13.5
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Per capita bank deposits
    Rs. In Crores
    18532.496
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Per capita bank credit
    In Rs.
    16988.668
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Per capita bank credit to agriculture
    In Rs.
    28.429426
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
    In Rs.
    11.796399
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Per capita bank credit to Industries
    In Rs.
    36.090144
    Statistical Year Book-2013
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    Major Crops
    Crop
    Area in hectares
    Out-turn in tonnes
    Source
    Total cotton
    370363
    723297
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Rice
    70749
    187267
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Soyabeen
    58771
    84630
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Redgram
    40631
    26817
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Jowar
    28792
    35462
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Maize
    22020
    68773
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Bengalgram
    17204
    25341
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Greengram
    8076
    5240
    Statistical Year Book-2013
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    Major Mineral Production
    Mineral
    Quantity
    (Tonnes)
    Value
    (‘000 Rs.)
    Source
    Coal
    1,18,75,286
    1,58,65,382
    Statistical Year Book-2013
    Limestone
    42,16,268
    5,60,974
    Statistical Year Book-2013
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    Mandal Information
    Mandal
    Code
    Mandal Name
    Mandal
    Code
    Mandal Name
    1.
    Talamadugu
    18.
    Mudhole
    2.
    Tamsi
    19.
    Lokeshwara
    3.
    Adilabad
    20.
    Dilwarpur
    4.
    Jainad
    21.
    Nirmal
    5.
    Bela
    22.
    Laxmanchanda
    6.
    Narnoor
    23.
    Mamda
    7.
    Indervelly
    24.
    Khanapur
    8.
    Gudihathnoor
    25.
    Kaddam
    9.
    Ichoda
    26.
    Utnoor
    10.
    Bazarhathnoor
    27.
    Jainoor
    11.
    Boath
    28.
    Kerameri
    12.
    Neredigonda
    29.
    Sirpur(U)
    13.
    Sarangapur
    30.
    Jannaram
    14.
    Kuntala
    31.
    Dandepally
    15.
    Kubeer
    32.
    Luxettipet
    16.
    Bhainsa
    33.
    Mancherial
    17.
    Tanoor
    34.
    Mandamarri

    Mandal
    Code
    Mandal Name
    35.
    Kasipet
    36.
    Tiryani
    37.
    Asifabad
    38.
    Wankidi
    39.
    Kagaznagar
    40.
    Rebbena
    41.
    Tandur
    42.
    Bellampalle
    43.
    Nennel
    44.
    Bheemini
    45.
    Sirpur(T)
    46.
    Kouthala
    47.
    Bejjur
    48.
    Dahegaon
    49.
    Vemanpally
    50.
    Kotapally
    51.
    Chennur
    52.
    Jaipur
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    Adilabad : MLA List
    S.No
    Name of the Elected Candidate
    Party
    Constituency
    01
    KONERU KONAPPA
    BSP
    Sirpur
    02
    Nallala Odelu
    TRS
    Chennur (SC)
    03
    DURGAM CHINNAIAH
    TRS
    Bellampalli (SC)
    04
    DIWAKAR RAO NADIPELLI
    TRS
    Mancheriala
    05
    KOVA LAXMI
    TRS
    Asifabad (ST)
    06
    AJMEERA REKHA
    TRS
    Khanapur (ST)
    07
    Jogu Ramanna
    TRS
    Adliabad
    08
    RATHOD BAPURAO
    TRS
    Boath (ST)
    09
    ALLOLLA INDRA KARAN REDDY
    BSP
    Nirmal
    10
    GADDIGARI VITTAL REDDY
    INC
    Mudhole
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    TOURISM in Adilabad District

    1. Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is a hilly and undulating forest region of the Adilabad district (northern region of Telangana state). Named after the River Pranahita, a tributary of the Godavari, that flows through it and acts as the main source of water for the Sanctuary, the forest is an exhilarating experience. Established in 1980, the park is known to be one of the oldest protected area in the Telangana region. This Sanctuary borders with Maharashtra state.

    Covered in thick dry deciduous trees, the forest is sprawled over an area of 136 square km and lies in the Chinnur- Mancherial forest division. Located at a distance of 70 kms from Mancherial to be precise, the forest is home to several endangered species of animals including the Black Buck, Chinkara and the Wolf. The well-distributed grasslands and the scrub jungle provided by the 21.8 square km of reserve forest area that is found within the forest premises is a perfect breeding ground for the Black Buck.

    In fact it is also said that the Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary was built primarily to serve as a protection area for black bucks ((Antelope cervicarpa) which is an endangered species according to schedule I of Wildlife Protection Act. The forest is also abuzz with the chirping of a whole host of avian fauna as well as the call of and herbivores. In addition to the fauna that is found here, the area is abundant in natural beauty as well. The natural rock formations that adds to the beauty of the landscape is a major attraction for tourists.

    Some of the other animals that help to attract tourists include the Nilgai, Sloth Boar, Tiger, Leopard, Forest Cat, Langur, Rhesus, Palm Civet, Indian Otter, Wild Dogs and Hyena. In addition to these, aquatic birds like the Brahminy Ducks, Teals, Strokes and Herons can also be found.

    The forest flora includes an abundant growth of Teak, Bamboo, Terminalias and Anogeisus. In addition to these the forest also attracts tourists with a rich growth of fossils. The growth of fossils act as rich repositories of knowledge that interested tourists can explore to glean information about the history of the forest.

    The Pranahita Sanctuary provides a hot and dry climate with minimum and maximum temperatures varying between 15 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius and is a Southern Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests of India. The best time to visit the Sanctuary is between October – March. A visit to this sanctuary is definitely an enjoyable experience.

    Special Attractions:

    – The Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is home to several engendered species like the Black Buck, Chinkara and the Wolf. This is therefore a unique opportunity for tourists to view these fast disappearing species in their natural habitat.

    Specialty of the place:

    – In addition to the animal population, Pranahita Sanctuary is also famous for the splendid view it provides of the Deccan plateau. Additionally the intriguing rock formations help to further enhance the beauty of the landscape.

    Distance:

    – Hyderabad to Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is 300kms

    – Distance from Mancherial is 70 Kms

    How to reach:

    – Mancherial is well connected with major cities of Telangana: Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Adilabad, Nizamabad, etc.

    – Plenty of buses ply to Mancherial from all the major cities of Telangana.

    – One can reach Mancherial by train or bus and Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is only 35 kms from Mancherial. One can get buses or private vehicles to this Sanctuary from Mancherial

    – Also Adilabad (well connected with Mancherial) is well connected to all major cities and towns. Buses ply from all locations and are usually the preferred mode of local transport. Tourists can also avail trains or even flights till Hyderabad or other nearby cities to reach Adilabad. The closest airports are at Nagpur and Hyderabad.

    Nearest Railway Station:

    Mancherial, located at a distance of 35 km is the closest railway station.

    Where to stay:

    – The forest rest houses available at Mancherial and Chinnur are the ideal stay options for tourists.

    – In addition, tourists can also avail the accommodation options available at Mancherial, Ramagundam, Godavarikhani and Adilabad. Some of the popular places to stay in

    Best Time to Visit: October to March
    Nearby by Tourist Attractions:

    – Kuntala Waterfall

    – Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

    – Mahatma Gandhi Park

    – Pochera Waterfall

    – Kadam Dam

    – Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary

    – Dharmapuri

    – Kaleshwaram

    – Singareni Collieries Company Limited

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