List of urban local bodies in Andhra Pradesh

The article lists all the urban local bodies, covering municipal corporations, municipalities and nagar panchayats in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The statistical data is based on Directorate of Town and Country Planning, Government of Andhra Pradesh. The state of Andhra Pradesh has a total of 125 urban local bodies. It includes, 16 municipal corporations, 78 municipalities and 31 nagar panchayats.[1][2][3]

  • According available data, Bheemunipatnam is oldest municipality in Andhra Pradesh and second oldest municipality in India after Chennapatnam [ Chennai ]. Now, Bheemunipatnam is a part of GVMC
  • Adoni in Kurnool District is the Oldest Municipality in Rayalaseema Region, followed by Kurnool.

The hierarchy in Municipal Body

  1. Municipal Corporation
  2. Municipality
    • Selection Grade Municipality
    • Special Grade Municipality
    • Grade - 1 Municipality
    • Grade - 2 Municipality
    • Grade - 3 Municipality
  3. Nagar Panchayat
  4. Grama Panchayat

Municipal corporationsEdit

 
Municipal Corporations in Andhra Pradesh

The state of Andhra Pradesh has a total of 16 municipal corporations in 13 districts. East Godavari, Krishna and Chittoor districts has the most number of corporations with two each and all the other districts have one. GVMC is the largest municipal corporation with greater status.[4] Out of 16 corporations, 13 are district headquarters, except Rajamahendravaram, Vijayawada and Tirupati.[5]

Note:

District Municipal Corporations Year of Upgradation as

Municipal Corporation

Total
Anantapur Anantapur 2004 1
Chittoor Chittoor 2012 2
Tirupati 2007
East Godavari Rajahmundry 1994 2
Kakinada 2007
Guntur Guntur 1994 1
Kadapa Kadapa 2004 1
Krishna Vijayawada 1981 2
Machilipatnam 2015
Kurnool Kurnool 1994 1
Nellore Nellore 2004 1
Prakasam Ongole 2012 1
Srikakulam Srikakulam 2015 1
Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam 1979 1
Vizianagaram Vizianagaram 2015 1
West Godavari Eluru 2005 1
Total 16

Source: Statistical Information of ULBs and UDAs

MunicipalitiesEdit

Municipalities in the state of Andhra Pradesh are categorised into 5 types. They are in the following hierarchy

  1. Selection Grade Municipality- 6
  2. Special Grade Municipality- 7
  3. Grade - 1 Municipality- 17
  4. Grade - 2 Municipality- 31
  5. Grade - 3 Municipality- 17

Guntur district has the most number of municipalities with 12.[8][4]

Former municipalities Anakapalle and Bheemunipatnam of Visakhapatnam district were merged into Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation.[9]

District Selection Grade

Municipality

Special Grade

Municipality

1st Grade

Municipality

2nd Grade

Municipality

3rd Grade

Municipality

Total
Anantapur Dharmavaram, Guntakal, Hindupur Kadiri, Tadipatri Rayadurgam Gooty, Kalyandurg 7
Chittoor Madanapalle Srikalahasti Punganur Palamaner, Nagari, Puttur, Kuppam 7
East Godavari Amalapuram Ramachandrapuram, Samalkot, Tuni, Mandapeta, Peddapuram, Pithapuram, 7
Guntur Tenali Bapatla, Chilakaluripet, Mangalagiri, Narasaraopet, Tadepalle Macherla, Piduguralla, Ponnur, Repalle, Sattenapalle, Vinukonda 12
Kadapa Proddatur Rayachoti Pulivendula, Rajampeta, Badvel Mydukur 6
Krishna Gudivada YSR Tadigadapa Jaggaiahpet, Nuzvid, Pedana, Kondapalli 6
Kurnool Adoni, Nandyal Yemmiganur Dhone, Nandikotkur, Allagadda Atmakur 7
Nellore Gudur, Kavali Atmakur, Naidupet, Sullurpeta, Venkatagiri 6
Prakasam Chirala Kandukur, Markapur 3
Srikakulam Amudalavalasa, Palasa-Kasibugga Ichchapuram, 3
Visakhapatnam Narsipatnam, Elamanchili 2
Vizianagaram Parvathipuram, Bobbili, Salur 3
West Godavari Bhimavaram, Tadepalligudem Narasapuram, Palakollu, Tanuku Nidadavole, Jangareddygudem Kovvur 8
Total 6 7 17 31 17 78

Source: Statistical Information of ULBs and UDAs

Nagar panchayatsEdit

The state of Andhra Pradesh has a total of 31 nagar panchayats.

Prakasam district has the most number of nagar panchayats of six.

District Nagar panchayats Total
Srikakulam Palakonda, Rajam 2
Vizianagaram Nellimarla 1
Visakhapatnam 0
East Godavari Gollaprolu, Mummidivaram, Yeleswaram 3
West Godavari Akividu, Chintalapudi 2
Krishna Nandigama, Tiruvuru, Vuyyuru 3
Guntur Dachepalle, Gurazala 2
Prakasam Nagar Panchayat, Chimakurthy, Darsi, Giddalur, Kanigiri, Podili 6
Nellore Allur, Buchireddypalem 2
Kurnool Bethamcherla, Gudur 2
Anantapur Madakasira, Pamidi, Penukonda, puttaparthi 4
Chittoor B Kothakota 1
Kadapa Jammalamadugu, Yerraguntla, Kamalapuram 3
Total 31

Municipalities formation yearEdit

source of website is placed at the bottom of table.

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

constitution

1 Srikakulam Srikakulam 1856
2 Bheemunipatnam [ Merged with GVMC] Visakhapatnam 1861
S.No Municipality Name District Year of

constitution

1 Adoni Kurnool 1865
2 Rajahmundry East Godavari 1865
3 Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam 1865
S.No Municipality Name District Year of

constitution

1 Guntur Guntur 1866
2 Kurnool Kurnnol 1866
3 Nellore Nellore 1866
4 Machilipatnam Krishna 1866
5 Kakinada East Godavari 1866
6 Eluru West Godavari 1866
S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Kadapa Kadapa 1868
2 Anantapuram Anantapuram 1869
3 Ongole Prakasam 1876
4 Tirupati Chittoor 1886
5 Vizianagaram Vizianagaram 1888
6 Vijayawada Krishna 1888
7 Nandyal Kurnool 1889
S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Tenali Guntur 1912
2 Peddapuram East Godavari 1915
3 Pithapuram East Godavari 1915
4 Narasaraopet Guntur 1915
5 Chittoor Chittoor 1917
6 Palakollu West Godavari 1919
7 Hindupuram Anantapuram 1920
8 Tadipatri Anantapuram 1920
9 Proddutur Kadapa 1929
10 Gudivada Krishna 1937

Above 28 are the municipalities formed before Independence.

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Guntakal Anantapuram 1948
2 Amalapuram East Godavari 1948
3 Bhimavaram West Godavari 1948
4 Chirala Prakasam 1948
5 Saluru Vizianagaram 1950
6 Bapatla Guntur 1951
7 Gudur Nellore 1951
8 Bobbili Vizianagaram 1956
9 Narsapur West Godavari 1956
10 Repalle Guntur 1956
11 Mandapeta East Godavari 1958
12 Samalkota East Godavari 1958
13 Tadepalligudem West Godavari 1958
14 Srikalahasti Chittoor 1958
15 Parvathipuram Vizianagaram 1959
16 Ramachandrapuram East Godavari 1959
17 Tuni East Godavari 1959
18 Madanapalli Chittoor 1961
19 Rayadurgam Anantapuram 1963
20 Nidadavole West Godavari 1964
21 Chikaluripet Guntur 1964
22 Ponnur Guntur 1964
23 Markapuram Prakasam 1964
24 Dharmavaram Anantapuram 1964
25 Kadiri Anantapuram 1964
26 Kovvur West Godavari 1965
27 Yemmiganur Kurnool 1965
28 Kavali Nellore 1967
29 Mangalagiri Guntur 1969
30 Tanuku West Godavari 1979
31 Nuzvid Krishna 1983
32 Macherla Guntur 1983
33 Sattenapalle Guntur 1984
34 Pedana Krishna 1985
35 Punganur Chittoor 1985
36 Ichapuram Srikakulam 1986
37 Amadalavalasa Srikakulam 1987
38 Kandukur Prakasam 1987
39 Jaggaiahpeta Krishna 1988
40 Palasa - Kasibugga Srikakulam 2000

In 2005 Government of Andhra Pradesh have upgraded 12 areas as municipalities.

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Rajam Srikakulam 2005
2 Piduguralla Guntur 2005
3 Vinukonda Guntur 2005
4 Dhone Kurnool 2005
5 Jammalamadugu Kadapa 2005
6 Pulivendula Kadapa 2005
7 Rajampeta Kadapa 2005
8 Rayachoty Kadapa 2005
9 Palamaneru Chittoor 2005
10 Nagari Chittoor 2005
11 Puttur Chittoor 2005
12 Venkatagiri Nellore 2005
S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Badvel Kadapa 2006
2 Tadepalle Guntur 2009

In 2011 Government of Andhra Pradesh have upgraded 21 areas as municipalities.

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Narsipatnam Visakhapatnam 2011
2 Yelamanchili Visakhapatnam 2011
3 Gollaprolu East Godavari 2011
4 Mummidivaram East Godavari 2011
5 Yeleswaram East Godavari 2011
6 Janga reddy gudem West Godavari 2011
7 Nandigama Krishna 2011
8 Tiruvuru Krishna 2011
9 Vuyyuru Krishna 2011
10 Addanki Prakasam 2011
11 Chimakurthy Prakasam 2011
12 Giddalur Prakasam 2011
13 Kanigiri Prakasam 2011
14 Gooty Anantapur 2011
15 Madakasira Anantapur 2011
16 Puttaparthi Anantapur 2011
17 Allagadda Kurnool 2011
18 Atmakur - K Kurnool 2011
19 Gudur - K Kurnool 2011
20 Nandikotkur Kurnool 2011
21 Mydukur Kadapa 2011

In 2012 , 6 more Towns were upgraded as Municipal Bodies

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Kalyanadurgam Anantapur 2012
2 Pamidi Anantapur 2012
3 Yerraguntla Kadapa 2012
4 Sullurupeta Nellore 2012
5 Naidupeta Nellore 2012
6 Atmakur - N Nellore 2012
S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Palakonda Srikakulam 2013
2 Nellimarla Vizianagaram 2013

In 2020 Government of Andhra Pradesh has upgraded 10 areas as Municipal Bodies

S.No. Municipality Name District Year of

Constitution

1 Kamalapuram Kadapa 2020
2 Bethamcherla Kurnool 2020
3 Kuppam Chittoor 2020
4 Penukonda Anantapuram 2020
5 Buchireddy Palem Nellore 2020
6 Darsi Prakasam 2020
7 Dachepalle Guntur 2020
8 Guruzala Guntur 2020
9 Kondapalli Krishna 2020
10 Akiveedu West Godavari 2020

Source of Formation Year

http://dtcp.ap.gov.in/dtcpweb/ulbs/List%20of%20ULBs-27-2-2019.pdf

http://dtcp.ap.gov.in/dtcpweb/ULBS.html

Source:

Directorate of town and country planning website. [1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Andhra government notifies five new nagar panchayats, rejigs 13 civic bodies". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
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  8. ^ "Dachepalli, Gurazala in Guntur district get municipality status". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
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