Chief Planning Office

Functions of Chief Planning Office:

Agriculture Statistics:


Everyday rainfall measured [at] 8.30 A.M. by Deputy Tahsildar in each Mandal and noted in the Tahsil Office. The ASO concerned will report the daily rainfall to the district office. At the district level every day the analysis of rainfall will be taken up and communicated regularly to the Directorate and Collector.

AWS Rainfall  (APSDPS):

Integrated rainfall data can collected every day from APSDPS (Automatic Weather Stations installed  in each  Mandal)  and it utilized for reporting of drought  conditions time to time and also utilized for implementation of Agriculture insurance scheme  i.e.,Weather based crop insurance scheme(WBCIS) for various crops in the District.

Seasonal Conditions:

Every Wednesday all ASOs of the Mandals will prepare a report on seasonal conditions on (a) rainfall (b) Area sown particulars upto the reporting week (c) Water position in medium / Minor sources  (d) Condition of standing crops (e) Harvest position (f) Crop damage due  to  heavy rains, Hailstorm etc. (g) Information on public health, condition of cattle, availability of drinking water (h) Availability of foodgrains and fodder.

Cropped area particulars:

Collection of area sown figures of all food and non-food crops for preparation of Agricultural Abstracts for (2) seasons i.e., Kharif and Rabi. Area sown particulars used for collection of Farm Harvest prices during peak harvesting season from all mandals in the district.

Timely Reporting of Agricultural Statistics (TRAS):

Under TRAS every year 20% of villages to be selected in each Mandal and the same communicated to the concerned mandals. In the selected villages cropped area particulars should be furnished in the pahanis by the VROs and furnish in the TRAS cards. In the scheme (4) TRAS cards consisting of all crops area sown figures of current year and previous year for both seasons collected and submitted to DE&S.

General Crop Estimation Surveys (GCES):

The objective of crop estimation surveys is to obtain the estimates of average yield per hectare (productivity) and total production of principle crops at district level by conducting of crop cutting experiments. The sample size will be fixed in proportion to the area under each crop in the district. In each Mandal in the selected villages under TRAS the crop cutting experiments on food and non-food crops will be conducted.

Pradhan MantriFasalBimaYojana (PMFBY):

The crop selected for PMFBY 2017-18 in Kurnool district is Paddy. For conduct of crop cutting experiments 338 units established consisting with 1580 experiments in  Kurnool district.> 7 Ppart time contract supervisors and  Part time Primary Workers (MPEOS) engaged for the purpose.

Prices Collection:

The prices have been collected on daily, weekly and monthly basis for compilation of inflation at different levels from mandals and divisional headquarters. The collection of price statistics is a very important parameter in estimation of GSDP. Prices are being collected on various components like (a) essential commodities (b) agricultural prices in each season (c) wages of agriculture and non-agriculture labour (d) wholesale prices of livestock and live stock products (e) prices of building material and CPIW prices.

Industrial Statistics:

Annual Survey of Industries (ASI):

The Annual Survey of Industries is the principle source for most of the basic statistics of the industrial sector. The ASI covers the entire factory sector comprising of Factories registered under Factories Act, 1948.

180 Units selected for collection of production, GVA during the year 2016-17 in the District.

The information collected used for estimation of GSDP.

Index of Industrial Production (IIP):

To avoid delay in the availability of ASI data the IIP is introduced to collect monthly index of industrial production. Seven items of 5 units IIP data collected and submitted to the DE&S AP., Vijayawada every month during the year 2017-18.

This data is used at various levels in Government for policy making decision and useful in the Banking and corporate sectors.

Business Register (BR):

Information is collected from all the establishments registered under Registration of (7) Acts.

Hand Book of Statistics:

This publication is being published every year continuously consisting of complete information on different sector of the district.

Statistics for Local Area Planning (SLAP):

Collection of village information in SLAP in rural areas in the mandals and ward/town level data in Muncipalities/Nagarapanchayats SLAP in urban areas in the entire district.

Regional  Local Body Accounts :

MPP/ GP annual accounts for every year collected from concerned MPDOs by the ASO and data entered in web portal issued by the DES A.P.  This data used for  calculate  the GSDP Estimates.

Adhoc Surveys:

In every (5) years adhoc surveys such as Census of Land Holdings, Minor Irrigation Census and Economic Census being taken up.

Happiness survey were conducted in selected Villages and perception  Survey also taken up .

Socio Economic Surveys (SES):

The National Sample Surveys set up by Govt. of India in 1950 for collection of socio-economic data employing scientific sampling. On the same lines state DE&S conducting field surveys and samples allotted by NSSO. The data collected from sample surveys such as generation of Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR), Workforce Participation Rate (WPR), Unemployment Rate (UR), Monthly Per capita Consumption Expenditure (MPCE) and Gross Value Added Per Worker (GVA per worker) are used in estimation of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) and District Domestic Product (DDP).

Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS):

Hon’ble MPs of Kurnool and Nandyal Parliamentary Constituencies have been optioned the Kurnool district as their Nodal District. On recommendations of the Hon’ble MPs (LS) and (RS) as per their entitlement per year to the tune of Rs.5.00 crores developmental works are being sanctioned in each parliamentary constituency.

Special Development Fund (SDF):

District incharge Minister will recommend developmental works in each Assembly Constituency to the extent of Rs.2.00 crores value. The said proposals of District in-charge Minister will be submitted to the government for accord administrative sanction and to provide funds. On receipt of administrative sanctions from the government the Executive Agency will be decided at district level and intimated to execute the said works.

Special Development Package (SDP) funds:

One of the Backward  District of Kurnool among the Seven Districts.Rs.50 Crores for the year released to District for taken up Developmental works during the years 2014-15, 2015-16 & 2016-17.


Every month information regarding  Department Key performance data collected and uploaded in the ROMs portal and monthly monitoring by Hon’ble  Chief Minister  and Chief secretary to Govt. of A..P.