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KHAMMAM DISTRICT

Head Quarters : Khammam

The present name of Khammam is derived its name after a local hill, which was called as 'Stambhadri'. The town was called with different names starting with Stambhadri, Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu and then finally as Khammam.

Khammam town which was the seat of Taluk Administration was part of the larger Warangal District, till 1st October, 1953. Five taluks of the Warangal district viz., Khammam, Madhira, Yellandu, Burgampadu and Paloncha (Now Kothagudem) were carved out and a new district KHAMMAM with Khammam as District Headquarters.

The district was situated between 79° 47' and 80° 47'E, of the eastern longitudes and 16° 45' and 18° 35'N, of northern latitudes.

The Boundaries of Khammam district are East Godavari district in the East, Warangal and Nalgonda districts in the West, Krishna district in the South and Madhya Pradesh State borders in the North directions. The district has population of 27,97,370 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 7.95% of the total population of the State with 8.47% decadal growth.

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Geographical Profile

Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In Sq.Km
16
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
27,97,370
Census 2011
Male
In Persons
13,90,988
Census 2011
Female
In Persons
14,06,382
Census 2011
Urban
In Persons
6,55,911
Census 2011
Rural
In Persons
21,41,459
Census 2011
Population Growth (decadal)
%
8.47
Census 2011
Population Density (Person / Sq.Km)
Ratio
175
Census 2011
Literacy
%
64.81
Census 2011
Male
%
72.3
Census 2011
Female
%
57.44
Census 2011
Urbanisation
%
23.447417
Census 2011
Workers as % of total population
%
51.6
Census 2011
Workers % of main Workers
%
44.54
Census 2011
Household industries
%
0.58
Census 2011
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
5,09,923
Statistical Year Book-2013
Mining & Quarrying (Manganese- Top)
Qty in tonnes
1,96,31,668
Statistical Year Book-2013
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in hectares
8436.94
Statistical Year Book-2013
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
41.92
Statistical Year Book-2013
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
97.10389
Statistical Year Book-2013
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
21.627457
Statistical Year Book-2013
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
8.7224786
Statistical Year Book-2013
Population per bank
In Thousands
11.65
Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
21261.757
Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
19937.656
Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
38.754655
Statistical Year Book-2013
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
21.26029
Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
11.159714
Statistical Year Book-2013
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Major Crops

Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
Source
Total cotton
184770
505400
Statistical Year Book-2013
Rice
153835
473080
Statistical Year Book-2013
Maize
32057
172456
Statistical Year Book-2013
Chillies
30494
137245
Statistical Year Book-2013
Mangoes
25931
116404
Statistical Year Book-2013
Greengram
13055
8843
Statistical Year Book-2013
Groundnut
6508
10447
Statistical Year Book-2013
Blackgram
6280
6073
Statistical Year Book-2013
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Major Mineral Production

Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(‘000 Rs.)
Source
Coal
1,96,31,668
2,62,27,909
Statistical Year Book-2013
Dolomite
6,72,803
1,58,432
Statistical Year Book-2013
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Mandal Information

Sl.No
Mandal Name
Sl.No
Mandal Name
1
Khammam Urban
24
Chandru gonda
2
Kothagudem
25
Chinthakani
3
Palwancha
26
Pinapaka
4
Yellandu
27
Tekulapalle
5
Khammam Rural
28
Dummu gudem
6
Bhadrachalam
29
Vemsoor
7
Sathupalle
30
Bonakal
8
Manuguru
31
Aswapuram
9
Madhira
32
Cherla
10
Burgam pahad
33
Bayyaram
11
Kallur
34
Kamepalle
12
Thirumalaya palem
35
Chintur
13
Nelakondapalle
36
Garla
14
Konijerla
37
Enkuru
15
Kusumanchi
38
Mulkala palle
16
Aswarao peta
39
Julurpad
17
Mudigonda
40
Venkata puram
18
Dammapeta
41
Kukunoor
19
Tallada
42
Gundala
20
Singareni
43
Kunavaram
21
Wyra
44
Vararama chandra puram
22
Penuballi
45
Wazeed
23
Yerrupalem
46
Velairpadu
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Khammam : MLA List

S.No
Name of the Elected Candidate
Party
Constituency
01
PAYAM VENKATESWARLU
YSRCP
Pinapaka (ST)
02
KORAM KANAKAIAH
INC
Yellandu (ST)
03
AJAY KUMAR PUVVADA
INC
Khammam
04
Venkata Reddy Ramreddy
INC
Palair
05
Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu
INC
Madhira (SC)
06
BANOTH MADAN LAL
YSRCP
Wyra (ST)
07
Sandra Venkata Veeraiah
TDP
Sathupalle (SC)
08
VENKAT RAO JALAGAM
TRS
Kothagudem
09
THATI VENKATESWARLU
YSRCP
Aswaraopeta
10
SUNNAM RAJAIAH
CPM
Badrachalam (ST)

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