Raichuru

Situated in the eastern part of Karnataka 

Divided into 5 administrative divisions- Devadurga, Lingasugur, Manvi, Raichur and Sindhanur 

Sindanur and Manvi Taluks are known for their superior quality rice fields and paddy cultivation 

Established trading market for the cotton industry 

An important commercial and industrial centre 

One of the few places in India with gold resources 

Raichuru was a part of the Nizam of Hyderabad's rule and was a part of Hyderabad State till 1956

Highlights
2nd largest district in terms of area
Raichuru Thermal Power Station provides a large portion of the electricity generation in Karnataka
Presence of gold resources

Raichur on map of Karnataka

16,715 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)

1.8%

Contribution to state GDDP

75,000

District per capita income (INR)

Demographics

Area: 8,386 sq km

Rivers: Tungabhadra, Krishna

Population: 19.24 lakhs

Population density: 228 persons per sq kma

25%

Urbanization rate

60%

Literacy rate

Social Infrastructure

Technical Education

9

University and Higher Education

93

Primary Health Centres

52

Community Centres

8

Energy

KPCL Thermal Power Station at Raichuru generates 48% of the power supply of the state 1,720 MW Raichur Thermal Power Station is ISO 14001-2004 certified for its environment protection measures KPC to invest INR 2,016 crores to establish a solar photo voltaic power plant with a capacity of 3 MW

Textiles

Leather products cluster activity in Raichuru administrative division Established trading market for cotton industry More than 15% SSI units are engaged in textile based activities

Iron and Steel, Gold

Projects for manufacturing pig iron, integrated steel plant, power generation and ore pelletizing have been approved by High Level Committee (HLC) Proposed Special Industrial Zone for steel by GoK Presence of gold resources

Industrial Profile

Four  industrial estates

Five  industrial areas

Proposed Special Industrial Zone for steel by GoK

KPCL Thermal Power Station at Raichuru generates 48% of the power supply of the state

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