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SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

Head Quarters: Srikakulam

Srikakulam district has the longest coast line in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Two of the rivers that pass through Srikakulam district are River Nagavali and River Vamsadhara. Srikakulam District was created out of part of Vishakhapatnam District on August 15, 1950. The district was situated between 83º 25′ and 84º 50’E, of the eastern longitudes and 18º 20′ and 19º 10’N, of northern latitudes. The boundaries of this district are Bay of Bengal in the East, Vijayanagaram district in the South and Orissa state borders in the West and North directions. The district has population of 26,99,471 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 3.18% of the total population of the State with 6.38% decadal growth.

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Geographical Profile
Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In ‘000 Sq.Km
5.8
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
26,99,471
Male
In Persons
13,40,430
Female
In Persons
13,59,041
Urban
In Persons
4,36,347
Rural
In Persons
22,63,124
Population Growth (decadal)
%
6.38
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
462
Literacy
%
62.3
Male
%
72.25
Female
%
52.56
Urbanisation
%
16.16
Workers as % of total population
%
47.36
2001
Workers % of main Workers
%
72.44
Household industries
%
4.22
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
4,28,261
2012
Mining & Quarrying (Illiminite – Top)
Qty in tonnes
2,71,130
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in hectares
68,641
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
54.61
Value of output of major crops
%
-
Per capita food grain production
%
3.1
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
60.74
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
18.11
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
7.18
Population per bank
In Thousands
14
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
12323.15
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
11224.42
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
1.1
2010
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
18.8
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
11.53
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Major Crops 2011-12
Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
Source
Rice
2,10,417
4,03,833
2011-12
Maize
11,417
63,776
Black gram(Mash)
41,075
23,844
Green gram(Moong)
28,067
16,939
Groundnut
21,337
29,861
Coconut
13,468
1,69,697
Mesta
5,465
39,014
Sugarcane
7,862
55,451
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Major Mineral Production 2011-12
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(‘000 Rs.)
Source
Illiminite
2,71,130
25,75,627
2011-12
Zircon/Quartzite
23,989
13,67,421
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Mandal Information
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
1
Veeraghattam
14
Bhamini
2
Vangara
15
Kothuru
3
Regidiamadala Valasa
16
Hiramandalam
4
Rajam
17
Sarubujjili
5
Ganguvari Singadam
18
Amadalavalasa
6
Laveru
19
Srikakulam
7
Ranastalam
20
Gara
8
Hetcherla
21
Polaki
9
Ponduru
22
Narasannapeta
10
Santhakaviti
23
Jalumuru
11
Burja
24
Saravakota
12
Palakonda
25
Pathapatnam
13
Seethampeta
26
Meliaputti

Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
27
Tekkali
28
Kotabommali
29
Santha Bommali
30
Nandigam
31
Vajrapu Kothuru
32
Palasa
33
Mandasa
34
Sompeta
35
Kanchili
36
Kaviti
37
Ichchapuram
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Srikakulam : MLA List
SNo Name of the Elected Candidate Party Constituency
01 ASHOK BENDALAM Telugu Desam Ichchapuram
02 GOUTHU SYAM SUNDER SIVAJI Telugu Desam Palasa
03 ATCHANNAIDU KINJARAPU Telugu Desam Tekkali
04 KALAMATA VENKATA RAMANA MURTHY Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Pathapatnam
05 GUNDA LAKSHMI DEVI Telugu Desam Srikakulam
06 KOONA RAVIKUMAR Telugu Desam Amadalavalasa
07 KALAVENKATARAO KIMIDI Telugu Desam Etcherla
08 RAMANAMURTY BAGGU Telugu Desam Narasannapeta
09 KAMBALA JOGULU Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Rajam (SC)
10 VISWASARAYI KALAVATHI Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Palakonda (ST)
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TOURISM in SRIKAKULAM District

1. Arasavalli

The famous Sun God Temple situated in Arasavalli Village which is at a distance of about 1 K.M. east of SRIKAKULAM Town in Andhra Pradesh head quarters of the coastal district in Andhra Pradesh . It is one of the ancient and all among two sun God temples in our Country. According to Padmapuranam , Sage Kasyapa installed the Idol of Surya at Arasavalli for the Welfare of mankind . Therefore , the Surya is of Kasyapasa Gotra . He is also termed as planetary King . The ' Sthalapuranam ' of the temple narrates that lord Devendra had founded this temple and installed the existing idol of the sun God commonly known as Lord suryanarayana Swamy Varu under the following circumstances . Once Lord Devendra , Ignoring the words of Dwarapalaka Nandi , attempted to force his entry for Darshan of Sri Rudrakoteswara Swamy varu at an untimely hour when Lord siva was along with his consort . The Dwarapalaka Nandi in the discharge of his duties kicked the intruder .

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