INTEGRATED TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES (ITDAS)
In order to give operational effect to the tribal sub-plan approach, areas of concentration tribal population have been identified and separate administrative units in the of ITDAs are established for integrated development in 1975. Under the sub-plan approach 10 ITDAs are established in the districts of Adilabad, Warangal, Khammam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vishakapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, Nellore and Mahabubnagar.
In the above mentioned districts the ITDAs in Nellore district is established in 2001 for Yanadis this ITDA is covers 3722 villages in 166 mandals of Nellore, Chittoor and Prakasham districts. These 10 ITDAs cover the 10469 villages in 308 mandals of the 12 districts.
So far, 194 ITDPs / ITDAs have been delineated in the country. In Jammu and Kashmir though no ITDP has been delineated yet, the areas having ST Population in the State are treated as covered under the TSP strategy. In eight states having scheduled areas the ITDPs / ITDAs is generally co-terminus with TSP areas. The ITDPs / ITDAs are headed by Project Officers though they may be designated Project Administrators or Project Directors.

List of all ITDAS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

  1. Paderu
  2. Seetampet
  3. Parvathipuram
  4. R.C. Varam
  5. K. R. Puram
  6. Srisailum
  7. Nellore