NTR district

District in Andhra Pradesh, India

District of Andhra Pradesh in India
NTR district
District of Andhra Pradesh
KANAKADURGA TEMPLE VIJAYAWADA AP - panoramio.jpg
7th-century Akkanna Madanna Upper Cave, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - 3.jpg
Old and New Bridges on Munneru River keesara village of krishna district.jpg
Kondapalli fort2.jpg
Night view of Prakasam Barrage.jpg
Clockwise from top-left: Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, Akkanna Madanna Caves, Kondapalli Fort, Krishna River at Prakasam Barrage, Bridges over Munneru River near Keesara
Location of NTR district
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
RegionCoastal Andhra
Formed4 April 2022
Named forN. T. Rama Rao
HeadquartersVijayawada
Mandals20
Government
 • District collectorSri S Dilli Rao IAS Collector & District Magistrate
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesVijayawada
 • MPKesineni Srinivas
 • Assembly constituencies07
Area
 • Total3,316 km2 (1,280 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,218,591
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitentr.ap.gov.in
NTR District
Satellite view of NTR District Mandals

NTR district is a district in coastal Andhra Region in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The administrative headquarters is located at Vijayawada. The district is named after former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao.

History

Named after former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao,[1] NTR district was proposed on 26 January 2022 and became one of the twenty-six districts in the state after the gazette notification was issued by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 3 April 2022. The gazette notification came into force on 4 April 2022. The district was carved out of Krishna district, and consists of the existing Vijayawada revenue division along with Nandigama and Tiruvuru revenue divisions, which were formed along with the district.[2][3][4][5][6]

Geography

This district is bounded with Khammam district of Telangana state at North and South of Krishna district and West of Palnadu district and South West of Guntur district and East of Eluru district.

The River Krishna flows towards the West in This district.

Education

Primary and secondary school education in the district is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.

NTR University of Health Sciences and School of Planning and Architecture, South Indian Chapter are located in Vijayawada. The district also has numerous engineering colleges, including Lakireddy Bali Reddy Engineering College, Loyola Engineering College and Potti Sri Ramulu College, and degree colleges including SRR & CVR Govt, Andhra Loyola College, P.B Siddarth, Maris Stella, K.B.N, KVR College in Nandigama, and SGS College in Jaggayyapeta, etc. Govt Polytechnic Vijayawada is one of the oldest polytechnic colleges in India.[citation needed]

Transportation

Road

APSRTC state headquarters are located at Vijayawada. APSRTC operates bus services from Vijayawada to Machillipatnam, Eluru, Hanuman Junction, Gudivada, Avanigadda, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Narsapuram, Bhimavaram, Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Nandigama and Rajahmundry.

Railway

The district is well connected to railways. Vijayawada is headquarters for Vijayawada railway division and Vijayawada Junction is one of the busiest railway stations in India.

Other railway stations in the district (all in Vijayawada) are:


Cities and towns

 
 
Largest cities or towns in Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao District
As per the 2011 Census
Rank Division Pop. Rank Division Pop.
1 Vijayawada Vijayawada 10,21,806 11 Nadim Tiruvuru Tiruvuru 18,567
2 Jaggayyapeta Nandigama 53,530 12 Penuganchiprolu Nandigama 14,374
3 Nandigama Nandigama 44,359 13 Nunna Vijayawada 14,176
4 Gollapudi, Vijayawada Vijayawada 37,349 14 Prasadampadu Vijayawada 13,941
5 Tiruvuru Tiruvuru 34,173 15 Guntupalli Vijayawada 11,187
6 Kondapalli Vijayawada 33,373 16 Chandarlapadu Nandigama 10,958
7 Ibrahimpatnam, NTR district Vijayawada 29,432 17 Reddigudem Tiruvuru 9,873
8 Kanchikacherla Nandigama 22,756 18 Gampalagudem Tiruvuru 8,256
9 Ramavarappadu Vijayawada 22,222
10 Mylavaram Vijayawada 21,763
Municipal bodies in Krishna district
Municipal body Civic status Formation year No. of

wards

2011 Census

population

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation 1981 50 10,39,518
Jaggayyapeta Municipality Grade 2 31 53,530
Kondapalli Municipality Grade 3 29 33,373

Note -

** Vijayawada Population shown here is only, Municipal Corporation Population.

** Vijayawada Urban Agglomeration Population is 14,76,931

Census Towns in NTR district
Town Mandal HQ Civic status 2011 Census

population

2001 Census

population

1991 Census

population

1981 Census

population

Ibrahimpatnam Ibrahimpatnam Census Town 29,432 22,020 -- --
Ramavarappadu Vijayawada Rural Census Town 22,222 -- -- --
Nadim Tiruvuru Tiruvuru Census Town 18,567 -- -- --
Prasadampadu Vijayawada Rural Census Town 13,941 -- -- --
Guntupalli Ibrahimpatnam Census Town 11,187 12,011 -- --

Administrative divisions

The district has three revenue divisions, namely Tiruvuru, Nandigama and Vijayawada, each headed by a sub collector or RDO. These revenue divisions are divided into 20 mandals. The district consists of one municipal corporation, Vijayawada.[7]

Mandals

There are 5 mandals in Tiruvuru division, 7 mandals in Nandigama and 8 in Vijayawada division. The 20 mandals under their revenue divisions are listed below:[7]

Tiruvuru division Nandigama division Vijayawada division
Reddigudem Nandigama Ibrahimpatnam
Tiruvuru Kanchikacherla Vijayawada Rural
Vissannapeta Chandarlapadu Vijayawada West
Gampalagudem Veerullapadu Vijayawada Central
A. Konduru Jaggayyapeta Vijayawada North
Vatsavai Vijayawada East
Penuganchiprolu G. Konduru
Mylavaram

Demographics

At the time of the 2011 census, NTR district has a population of 22,18,591. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes made up 4,06,350 (18.32%) and 82,101 (3.70%) of the population respectively.[8]: 79–83 

Religions in NTR district (2011)[9]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
88.30%
Islam
7.91%
Christianity
2.54%
Other or not stated
1.25%
Distribution of religions

At the time of the 2011 census, 90.12% of the population spoke Telugu, 6.90% Urdu and 1.43% Lambadi as their first language.[10]

Languages in NTR district (2011)
Language Percent
Telugu
90.12%
Urdu
6.90%
Lambadi
1.43%
Other or not stated
1.55%
Distribution of languages

Tourism

Kondapalli Fort, Bhavani Island, and temples like Kanaka Durga Temple, Sri Tirupatamma Gopayya Swamivarla Devasthanam, Vedadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam, Srikakulandhra Mahavishnu Devasthanam, Ghantasala Jaladheeswara Temple, Mopidevi Subhramanyeswara Swamy Temple are some of the major attractions.[citation needed]

Politics

There are one parliamentary, Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency), and seven assembly constituencies in the district.

The assembly constituencies are[11]

Constituency number Name Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
Parliament
69 Tiruvuru SC Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
79 Vijayawada West None Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
80 Vijayawada Central None Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
81 Vijayawada East None Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
82 Mylavaram None Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
83 Nandigama SC Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)
84 Jaggayyapeta None Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency)

References

  1. ^ Sharma, Ravi (26 January 2022). "Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears the formation of 13 new districts". Frontline. Archived from the original on 31 January 2022. Retrieved 31 January 2022.
  2. ^ Raghavendra, V. (26 January 2022). "With creation of 13 new districts, AP now has 26 districts". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 26 January 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Andhra Pradesh approves creation of 13 new districts". Telangana Today. 26 January 2022. Archived from the original on 26 January 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  4. ^ "AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts". Deccan Chronicle. 26 January 2022. Archived from the original on 29 January 2022. Retrieved 31 January 2022.
  5. ^ "New districts to come into force on April 4". The Hindu. 30 March 2022. Retrieved 31 March 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "కొత్త జిల్లా తాజా స్వరూపం". Eenadu.net (in Telugu). 31 March 2022. Retrieved 31 March 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ a b Boda, Tharun (3 April 2022). "Andhra Pradesh: Govt. notifies NTR, Krishna districts". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  8. ^ "District Census Hand Book – Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  9. ^ "Population by Religion - Andhra Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. 2011.
  10. ^ "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  11. ^ "District-wise Assembly-Constituencies". ceoandhra.nic.in.

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