The development policies of Government are now focused on the district level plans. Hence the demand for basic level data on various socio economic indicators district level estimates is increasing day by day for decentralised planning and development.

Keeping in view of the above and based on the experience of the Statistics for Local Area Planning (SLAP) data collected for the year 2012-13, the collection and compilation of village level statistics has been taken up for the reference year 2014-15 under Statistics for Local Area Planning (SLAP) in Rural areas in all rural mandals of Telangana state.

The indicators/datasets to be collected under SLAP in rural areas for the reference year 2014-15

  • I. Revenue Department :

    • A. General Information
    • B. Population as per 2011 Census
    • C. No of Ration Cards and Voters particulars
    • D. Land Utilization
    • E. Minor Irrigation Sources & Natural Resources
    • F. Operation Holdings (as per WAC)
    • G. House sites distributed
  • II. Panchayat Raj department

    • A. Availability of some Basic Facilities
    • B. Asset Acquisition
    • C. Income & Expenditure of Grama panchayats
    • D. No.of Building Permits Issued
    • E. Distance (Nearest facilities)
    • F. No.of Storage and Marketing Outlets
    • G. Employment Status (Employment &Unemployment)
    • H. Other Social Indicators
    • I. Pensions
  • III. Rural Water Supply department

    • Drinking Water & Sanitation
  • IV. Rural Development department

    • Self Help Groups
  • V. Medical & Health department

    • A. Morbidity & Arogyasree
    • B. Type of Diseases
    • C. Health & Man power (Govt & Non-Govt , Category wise)
  • VI. Education (Govt , Aided, Private)

    • A. Primary Schools
    • B. Upper Primary Schools
    • C. High Schools
    • D. Junior Colleges
    • E. Profeesional Colleges
    • F. Degree Colleges
  • VII. Electricity

    • Electricity (Electrification & Service Connections)
  • VIII. Disabled Welfare department

    • A. Type of Disability – Disable Pensions
    • B. Morbidity type
  • IX. Housing department

    • No.of Houses constructed in different schemes
  • X. Women and Child welfare department :

    • Women and Child Welfare information
  • XI. Animal Husbandry department

    • Live stock & Poultry
  • XII. Horticulture department

    • Details of Horticulture facilities
  • XIII. Fisheries department

    • Fish/Prawn Ponds
  • XIV. Welfare department

    • SCs, STs, BCs & Other Hostels
  • XV. Ground Water department

    • Ground Water levels & Water Management Agency
  • XVI. Mines & Geology department

    • Major & Minor Minerals
  • XVII. Agriculture Department

    • Seed position, Pesticides, Farm Implements etc.,
  • XVIII. Industries Department

    • Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
  • XIX. NREDCAP Department

    • Renewable Energies
  • XX. Rain Fall

    • Day-Wise & Month-Wise Rainfall

The indicators/datasets to be collected under SLAP in Urban areas

At ward level (Schedule A)

  • • Availability of some basic facilities ( only for Slums),
  • • Infrastructure of the Ward which includes Assets available in the town/ ward viz number of factories, business establishments, bridges, declared forest area, orchards, roads etc.,
  • • Distance of the ward from nearest facilities,
  • • Demographic information such as population profile, disability profile, chronic and seasonal diseases,
  • • Morbidity, Disability and Family Planning(wards) which includes epidemic details,
  • • Health Facilities & Health manpower,
  • • Literacy, Enrolment status, School attendance, Out of school children,
  • • Livestock and poultry,
  • • Storage and Market outlets,
  • • Employment status of the wards,
  • • Other Social Indicators,
  • • Industries & Business,
  • • Water Supply Details, Waste Water Treatment ect.,
  • • Housing Distribution of Households,
  • • Land Ownership and Rates
  • • Urban Heritage

At Town level (Schedule B) :

  • • Land Utilization statistics
  • • Migration
  • • Information on casuality due to Disasters : Epidemic
  • • Water Supply details
  • • Waste water Treatment and availability of Sanitary facilities
  • • Solid Waste Management
  • • Housing Distribution of households
  • • Land ownership and rates
  • • Large projects implemented
  • • Traffic and transportation
  • • Environment
  • • Governance

Expected output and outcome under SLAP:

Output :

  • A. Village/Ward/Town level information in the form of well structured database shall be created.
  • B. The following handbooks will be made available for each district.
    • 1. Mandal Handbook consists of village wise information
    • 2. Ward/Town level information
    • 3. District Handbook consists of mandal/Assembly/ Parliamentary constituency wise information
    • 4. State report consists of district wise information


  • The data collected under SLAP can be used as inputs for micro level planning at village/panchayat, Mandal, Ward/Town and district level and also for facilitating formulation of local level developmental plans, monitoring of various ongoing and future schemes of central and state governments.