The Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) came in to existence on 1-8-1975 with head quarter at Adilabad. The head quarter was shifted to Utnoor in September, 1979. ITDA extends over 45 mandals covering (412) Scheduled Villages, (234) Non Scheduled Villages (TSP) and (12) cluster villages in the district. The tribal sub-plan area comprises (646) villages covering an area of 6353 Sq. Kms which works out to be 38.13% of total geographical area of the District.