Primitive Tribal Groups

Kolam :

Kolams are predominantly found in tribal areas of Adilabad district. They live in exclusive settlements in interior forests and mountainous tracts. Their population according to 2011 census is 44,805. They speak their own dialect called ‘Kolami’.

Chenchus :

The food gathering and hunting tribe of Telangana constitute their traditional habitat the foot hills of Nallamalai spread in Mahabubnagar and Nalgonda Districts and also found in few villages of Ranga Reddy District. Their population according to 2011 census is 16,912 and recognised as PvTG by Govt. of India in the year 1975-76.

Konda Reddi :

Konda Reddis inhabit on the banks situated on either side of the Godavari river and in the hilly/forest tracts Khammam district. Their population as per 2011 Census is 7,997. They are recognized as PvTGs by GoI in the year 1980.

Thoti :

Thotis are living in the districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar and Nizamabad. According to 2001 census, their population is 4,811. Thotis are recognized as Primitive Tribal Group. They are recognized as PvTGs by GoI in the year 1983.