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KURNOOL DISTRICT

Headquarters: Kurnool

Kurnool District is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, located in the west-central part of the state and is bounded by Mahabubnagar district of Telangana in the north, Raichur district of Karnataka in the northwest, Bellary district of Karnataka in the west, Ananthapur district in the south, YSR Kadapa district in the South East and Prakasham district in the east.

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Geographical Profile
Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In ‘000 Sq. Km
17.7
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
40,46,601
Male
In Persons
20,40,101
Female
In Persons
20,06,500
Urban
In Persons
11,43,724
Rural
In Persons
29,02,877
Population Growth (decadal)
%
14.65
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
229
Literacy
%
61.13
Male
%
71.36
Female
%
50.81
Urbanisation
%
28.26
Workers as % of total population
%
49.44
2001
Workers % of main Workers
%
85.98
Household industries
%
3.54
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
9,62,190
2012
Mining & Quarrying (Limestone – Top)
Qty in tonnes
92,26,439
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in Hectares
3,40,669
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
49.57
Value of output of major crops
%
-
Per capita food grain production
%
-
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
114.38
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
18.85
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
7.36
Population per bank
In Thousands
13.77
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
16052.73
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
17347.89
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
51.72
2010
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
21.75
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
13.53
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Major Crops 2011-12
Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
Source
Rice
1,06,722
3,79,924
2011-12
Jowar
84,670
1,75,060
Bengal gram
2,01,034
1,53,188
Red gram(Tuar)
49,021
12,990
Groundnut
1,01,318
47,263
Castor
1,15,092
7,021
Cotton
96,323
1,22,387
Onions
26,909
4,26,397
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Major Mineral Production
Mineral
Quantity (Tonnes)
Value (millions)
Source
Limestone
92,26,439
11,82,184
2011-12
Iron Ore
5,79,252
1,74,337
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Mandal Information
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
1
Kowthalam
19
Kodumur
2
Kosigi
20
Gonegandla
3
Mantralayam
21
Yemmiganur
4
Nandavaram
22
Pedda Kadalur
5
C.Belagal
23
Adoni
6
Gudur
24
Holagunda
7
Kurnool
25
Alur
8
Nandi Kotkur
26
Aspari
9
Pagidyala
27
Devanakonda
10
Kothapalle
28
Krishnagiri
11
Atmakur
29
Veldurthi
12
Srisailam
30
Bethamcherla
13
Velgode
31
Panyam
14
Pamulapadu
32
Gadivemula
15
Jupadu Bungalow
33
Bandi Atmakur
16
Midthur
34
Nandyal
17
Orvakal
35
Mahanandi
18
Kallur
36
Sirvel

Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
37
Rudravaram
38
Allagadda
39
Chagalamarri
40
Uyyalawada
41
Dornipadu
42
Gospadu
43
Koilkuntla
44
Banaganapalle
45
Sanjamala
46
Kolimigundla
47
Owk
48
Peapally
49
Dhone
50
Tuggali
51
Pattikanda
52
Maddikera East
53
Chippagiri
54
Halaharvi
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Kurnool : MLA List
SNo Name of the Elected Candidate Party Constituency
01 BHUMA SHOBHA NAGI REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Allagadda
02 BUDDA RAJA SEKHARA REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Srisailam
03 ISAIAH. YAKKALADEVI Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Nandikotkur (SC)
04 S.V.MOHAN REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Kurnool
05 GOWRU CHARITHA REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Panyam
06 BHUMA NAGI REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Nandyal
07 JANARDHANA REDDY B.C. Telugu Desam Banaganapalle
08 BUGGANA RAJENDRANATH Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Dhone
09 KAMBALAPADU EDIGA KRISHNA MURTHY Telugu Desam Pattikonda
10 M. MANI GANDHI Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Kodumur (SC)
11 B.JAYANAGESWARA REDDY Telugu Desam Yemmiganur
12 Y BALANAGIREDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Mantralayam
13 Y.SAIPRASAD REDDY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Adoni
14 GUMMANUR JAYA RAM Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Alur
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TOURISM in Kurnool District

1. Srisailam Dam

The Srisailam Dam is a dam constructed across the Krishna River in the border ofMahabubnagar District, Telangana (Left bank) and Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh (Right bank) in India and is the 3rd largest capacity hydroelectric project in the country.

The dam was constructed in a deep gorge in the Nallamala Hills in between Mahabubnagar and Kurnool districts, 300 m (980 ft) above sea level. It is 512 m (1,680 ft) long, 269.748 metres (885.00 ft) high and has 12 radial crest gates. It has a reservoir of 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi). Project has an estimated live capacity to hold 178.74 billion cubic feet. The left bank power station houses 6 × 150 megawatts (200,000 hp) reversibleFrancis-pump turbines (for pumped-storage) and the right bank contains 7 × 110 megawatts (150,000 hp) Francis-turbine generators.

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