GENERAL INFO:

WANAPARTHY DISTRICT:

Wanaparthy is a district located in the Southern part of Telangana. It was carved out of Mahabubnagar district. The district is spread over an area of 2152 square kilometres and according to the 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 5,77,758. The district comprises of one revenue division at Wanaparthy and 14 mandals.

The Raja of Wanaparthy, Rameshwar Rao II, was a vassal of the Nizam of Hyderabad who was in control of the feudatory of Wanaparthy or Wanaparthy Samsthanam. Wanaparthy Samsthanam is one of the oldest Samsthanams of Telangana. Wanaparthy Palace is located in the heart of Wanaparthy town, covering an area of 640 square miles. It is also known as “Mustafa Mahal”. This palace has been converted later into a Poly Technical University.

Srirangapur, situated nearly 12 km from Wanaparthy town, is home to Sri Ranganayakaswamy temple built in 18th century A.D. It is believed that Vijayanagara ruler Sri Krishnadeva Raya had once visited Srirangam and laid the foundations of Sri Ranganayakaswamy temple here, on the banks of Ratnapushpakarni Lake, in between the hills of Kothakota and Karapakala.

Sl.No Item Unit Year State District
1 Geographical Area Sq. Kms. 1,12,077 2152
2 Villages / Gram Panchayats / Mandals / Mandal Praja Parishads:
a Revenue Villages Nos. 2014-15 10,434 223
b Gram Panchayats Nos. 2014-15 8687 185
c Revenue Mandals Nos. 2014-15 459 14
d Mandal Praja Parishads Nos. 2014-15 438 9
3 Population as per 2011 Census:
a Total Population Nos. 2011 Census 3,50,03,674 5,77,758
b Male Nos. 2011 Census 1,76,11,633 2,94,833
c Female Nos. 2011 Census 1,73,92,041 2,82,925
d Sex Ratio Ratio 2011 Census 988 960
e Rural Nos. 2011 Census 2,13,95,009 4,85,470
f Urban Nos. 2011 Census 1,36,08,665 92,288
g % of Urban Population % 2011 Census 38.88 15.97
h % of Rural Population % 2011 Census 61.12 84.03
i No. of Households Nos. 2011 Census 83,03,612 1,23,544
j Household size Nos. 2011 Census 4 4.64
k Density of Population No. per sq.kms. 2011 Census 312 268
l Growth Rate Rate 2011 Census 13.58 16.56
4 Child Population (0 – 6 Years ):
a Total Nos. 2011 Census 38,99,166 72,377
b Male Nos. 2011 Census 20,17,935 38,040
c Female Nos. 2011 Census 18,81,231 34,337
d Rural Nos. 2011 Census 23,69,374 62,607
e Urban Nos. 2011 Census 15,29,792 9,770
Sex Ratio Ratio 2011 Census 932 903
5 Literates:
a Total Nos. 2011 Census 2,06,96,778 2,81,331
b Male Nos. 2011 Census 1,17,01,729 1,68,792
c Female Nos. 2011 Census 89,95,049 1,12,539
Literacy Rate:
d Total % 2011 Census 66.54 55.67
e Male % 2011 Census 75.04 65.73
f Female % 2011 Census 57.99 45.27
6 Scheduled Castes Population:
a Total Nos. 2011 Census 54,08,800 93,182
b Male Nos. 2011 Census 26,93,127 47,150
c Female Nos. 2011 Census 27,15,673 46,032
Sex Ratio Ratio 2011 Census 1008 976
7 Scheduled Tribes Population:
a Total Population Nos. 2011 Census 31,77,940 46,062
b Male Nos. 2011 Census 16,07,656 23,538
c Female Nos. 2011 Census 15,70,284 22,524
Sex Ratio Ratio 2011 Census 977 957
8 Workers:
a Total Workers Nos. 2011 Census 1,63,41,942 2,96,149
b Main Workers Nos. 2011 Census 1,37,19,871 1,61,465
c Marginal Workers Nos. 2011 Census 26,22,063 1,34,684
9 Rainfall:
a Normal Rainfall mms. 2014-15 905.3 556.7
b Actual Rainfall mms. 2014-15 682.1 588.3
c Deviation % 2014-15 (-) 25.0 (+) 5.7
10 Agriculture:
10.i Land Holdings:
a Total Nos. 2010-11 55,53,982
b Marginal Nos. 2010-11 34,41,087
c Small Nos. 2010-11 13,27,362 70,327
d Semi medium Nos. 2010-11 6,02,925 35,252
e Medium Nos. 2010-11 1,66,833 9,979
f Large Nos. 2010-11 15,775 1,023
10.ii Cropped Area:
a Gross Cropped Area Hects. 2014-15 53,15,333 2,97,246
b Net Cropped Area Hects. 2014-15 43,76,576 2,59,812
c Gross Irrigated Area Hects. 2014-15 25,28,956 1,41,042
d Net Irrigated Area Hects. 2014-15 17,26,303 1,05,817
10.iii Area under:
a Rice Hects. 2014-15 14,15,420 62,601
b Jowar Hects. 2014-15 79,001 5,272
c Maize Hects. 2014-15 6,91,471 36,665
d Red gram Hects. 2014-15 22,669 19,306
e Green gram Hects. 2014-15 87,352 205
f Black gram Hects. 2014-15 28,015 891
g Bengal gram Hects. 2014-15 59,337 20,335
h Groundnut Hects. 2014-15 1,54,798 37,872
i Sunflower Hects. 2014-15 18,371 548
j Chillies Hects. 2014-15 73,274 9,285
k Onion Hects. 2014-15 13,919 5,132
l Sugarcane (Gur) Hects. 2014-15 38,139 2,247
m Cotton Hects. 2014-15 16,92,925 53,146
n Tobacco Hects. 2014-15 6,085 2,332
10.iv Production:
a Rice Tonnes 2014-15 45,44,982 2,01,015
b Jowar Tonnes 2014-15 83,267 5,557
c Maize Tonnes 2014-15 23,08,051 1,22,383
d Red gram Tonnes 2014-15 1,09,279 93,067
e Green gram Tonnes 2014-15 44,854 105
f Black gram Tonnes 2014-15 16,338 520
g Bengal gram Tonnes 2014-15 81,277 27,854
h Groundnut Tonnes 2014-15 2,95,235 72,230
i Sunflower Tonnes 2014-15 25,667 766
j Chillies Tonnes 2014-15 2,53,260 32,092
k Cotton lint Bales of 170 kgs. 2014-15 35,83,327 1,12,491
l Tobacco Tonnes 2014-15 15,975 6,122
11 Livestock Population:
a Total Livestock Population (without dogs) Nos. 2012 Census 2,70,39,909 45,73,816
b Cattle Nos. 2012 Census 50,34,109 2,30,185
c Buffaloes Nos. 2012 Census 41,94,319 1,42,053
d Sheep Nos. 2012 Census 1,28,74,859 13,68,046
e Goat Nos. 2012 Census 46,75,620 1,45,676
f Others Nos. 2012 Census 2,61,002 17,541
g Poultry Nos. 2012 Census 6,91,58,605 26,70,315
12 Veterinary facilities:
a Veterinary Poly Clinics Nos. 2014-15 8 0
b Veterinary Hospitals Nos. 2014-15 101 4
c Veterinary Dispensaries Nos. 2014-15 906 39
d Rural Live Stock Units, including Mobile veterinary Clinics Nos. 2014-15 1,101 54
13 Hospitals:
a i. Govt. Hospitals, Allopathic Nos. 2014-15 696 23
(including PHCs)
ii. Dispensaries Nos. 2014-15 70
b Govt. Hospitals, Ayurvedic Nos. 2014-15 432 11
( including Dispensaries)
c Govt. Hospitals Nos. 2014-15 204 2
Homeopathy
( including Dispensaries)
d Govt. Hospitals, Unani Nos. 2014-15 190 7
( including Dispensaries)
e Govt. Hospitals Naturopathy Nos. 2014-15 29 0
( including Dispensaries)
f No. of Doctors in all Govt. Hospitals Nos. 2014-15 3742 36
(including contract Doctors)
g No. of Beds in all Govt. Hospitals Nos. 2014-15 22,495 142
14 Education:
14.i No. of Institutions:
a Degree Colleges Nos. 2014-15 195 30
(including Private and Aided)
b Junior Colleges Nos. 2014-15 2,493 74
c Schools Nos. 2014-15 43,861 1385
(including Elementary, UPS, High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools)
d Engineering Colleges (including Private) Nos. 2014-15 354 1
e Polytechnic Nos. 2014-15 250 3
(including Private)
f Medical Colleges (including Private) Nos. 2014-15 20 0
14.ii Students enrolled in Colleges:
a Degree Colleges Nos. 2014-15 1,41,250 5
(including Private and Aided)
b Junior Colleges Nos. 2014-15 3,42,754 14,626
c Schools Nos. 2014-15 61,53,410 2,17,292
(including Elementary, UPS, High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools)