Statistics Socio-economic Medical and Public health Tribals Agriculture
Department of Tribal Welfare Government of Andhra Pradesh
The present handbook is the second in the statistical series brought out by the TRC&TI comprising useful statistical date on different aspects of socio-economic development of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in Andhra Pradesh. This publication is intended to provide the basic data on various facilities extended to Scheduled Tribes in the fields of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forests, Co-operatives and Industries, Education, Medical and Public Health, Power, Labour and Employment, State Income, Research and Training. This hand book will cater to the needs of all especially Administrators, Social Workers and Research Workers engaged in the field of Tribal Welfare. Tribal and non-tribal membership in Grama Panchayats block wise also provided in this hand book. Extent of Scheduled Area is 11,595 sq. Miles. The percentage of Scheduled area to the total area of State is 10.9% and 8 districts having Scheduled Areas, 24 Taluks having scheduled area and 4,346 Scheduled Villages. According to the census Statistics 1961 census the total tribal population is 1324368 consisting of 6,70,368 males and 6,54000 females, the sex ratio is 976 females per 1000 males. The density of population is 12. The agriculture is a main source of livelihood among the tribals. The land utilization 1966-67 tribal development blocks is net area sown is 233632 hectares and land put to agricultural use is 49472 hectares. The total 1391 primary schools in Scheduled Areas, 107 Govt Hostels for Scheduled Tribes and 74 Ashram Schools are established by the Government. The total 8,693 students benefited by Government Hostels and 7093 students benefited by subsidized hostels. The details of primary schools, hostels, ashram schools district wise mentioned in this hand book. On the aspects of health, the number of various health facilities district wise available in this statistic hand book. Achievements of medical institutions areas during 1970-71 also mentioned in this report. The total 19,65542 of out patients, major and minor operations 1829 and 15,738 vasectomy operations conducted in 8 districts.