Sri. Nara Chandra Babu Naidu 
Hon'ble Chief Minister 
Government of Andhra Pradesh 

Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Parvathipuram

Sri G.Lakshmisha, I.A.S., 
Project Officer 
Ex Officio Joint Collector & Addl. District Magistrate; 
Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA),Parvathipuram; 
Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh 


ITDA started and functioned at Vizianagaram initially on 3rd March’ 1980. Subsequently the Head Quarters shifted to Parvathipuram in the year 1982 keeping in view the proximity to the tribal sub plan area. The main objective of the ITDA is to identify the problems of tribals inhabiting the contiguous groups of villages called the sub plan tribal area, signifying the areas based approach to the problems with a view to formulate viable and firm strategies in an Integrated manner to achieve socio-economic development of the tribals and also to improve infrastructure and standard of Administration in the Tribal area.

Sub Plan Mandals : 8
1-Gumma LaxmiPuram 2- Kurupam 3-Jiyyammavalasa
4-Komarada 5-Parvathipuram 6-Makkuva
7-Saluru 8-Pachipenta
No of GramPanchayats 216
Scheduled GPs 77
No. of Revenue Villages 628
Scheduled Villages 298
Non Scheduled Villages 147
Plain Villages 183
Total Habitations 1496
Scheduled Habitations 773
Geographical Area in Sq.KM 2383 (36.4% of the District)