Saliant features
Geograqphical Area 6539 Sq.KM
Forest Area (18.2 % to Geographical Area) 1193.03 Sq.Kms
Total Revenue Divisions / Villages (1483 + 68 UI) 2 / 1551 Nos
Total GPs / Hamlets 920 / 3141 Nos
Sea Coast 28 Kms
Agriculture Land Available in the District 3.64 Lakh Hect
Irrigated Land 1.32 Lakh Hect
UnIrrigated Land 2.32 Lakh Hect

Land Holdings and Farmers
Total Land Holdings (as per 2010-11 census) 446841
Marginal Farmers (upto 1.0 Hect.) 345424
Small Farmers (Upto 2 Hect.) 67198
Medium Farmers (upto 10 Hect.) 33616
Large Farmers (Upto 20 Hect.) 603

POPULATION (As per 2011 Census)
Total (M-1161477 ,F-1182997) 23.44 Lakhs
Rural Population (M-920428,F-933135)(79% on Total Population) 18.53 Lakhs
Urban Population (M-241049,F-249862)(21% on Total Population) 4.91 Lakhs
Child Population (0-6 years)-(M-118149,F-112872) 2.31 Lakhs
Population Growth Rate(Census 2001 to 2011) 4.22 %
Sex Ratio 1019
Density of Population 358
% of Urban Population 20.94
S.Cs (As per 2011 Census) (% of Total Population 10.57)
Total 2.47 Lakhs
Male 1.21 Lakhs
Female 1.26 Lakhs
S.Ts (As per 2011 Census) (% of Total Population 10.05)
Total 2.36 Lakhs
Male 1.14 Lakhs
Female 1.20 Lakhs
No. of House Holds(2011 Census)
Total 5.87 Lakhs
Rural 4.63 Lakhs
Urban 1.24 Lakhs
LITERACY RATE (%) (As per 2011 Census)
Total 58.89
Male 68.15
Female 49.8
RAINFALL (in M.M.)
Normal Rainfall (Per Year) 1131.0
Normal Rainfall upto 31st March, 2015 985.8
Actual Rainfall upto 31st March, 2015 905.9
% of Deviation upto 31st March, 2015 - 8.1
AGRICULTURE- 2014-15 (K)
Gross Cropped Area 279447 Hectors
Gross irrigated Area 142847 Hectors
Gross Un Irrigated Area 136600 Hectors
IRRIGATION 2013-14
Minor Irrigation
M.I. Tanks 9476 Nos
Area Irrigated under MI Tanks 67956 Hectors
M.I. Projects 5 Nos
Area Irrigated under M.I Projects 1325 Hectors
Medium Irrigation
Medium Projects 10 Nos
Area Irrigated under Medium Projects 36858 Hectors
Ground Water Irrigation
Tube Wells 9606 Nos
Area Irrigated under Tube Wells 17530 Hectors
Dug Wells(With & Without Pumpsets) 35080 Nos
Area Irrigated under Dug Wells 3804 Hectors
Other Sources (Lift,Checkdams & Springs etc.,) 4682 Hectors
Total Area Irrigated 132155 Hectors
LIVESTOCK 2012 Census
Cattle 385578 Nos
Buffalo 132682 Nos
Sheep 423260 Nos
Goats 173820 Nos
Total Backyard Poultry 385578 Nos
Commercial Layers 1415651 Nos
Broilers 979146 Nos
VETERINARY
Veterinary Poly Clinic (District Head Quarters) 1 Nos
Veterinary Hospitals 11 Nos
Dispensaries 69 Nos
Rural Live Stock Units 72 Nos
Gopal Mitra Centres 150 Nos
ELECTRICITY
Domestic Connections 543382 Nos
Agriculture Pumpsets Energised 31469 Nos
Agri. Connections (Free connections) 24958 Nos
Villages Existing/Electrified 1585/1585 Nos
Hamlets Existing/Electrified 1886/1853 Nos
Hamlets to be Electrified 2013-14/2014-15 14/19 Nos
DRINKING WATER
Bore Wells 15288 Nos
P.W.S. Schemes 1036 Nos
C.P.W.S. 20 Nos
MEDICAL AND HEALTH
PHCs 68 Nos
CHCs 11 Nos
Sub-Centres 431 Nos
Community Health Nutrition Centres 12 Nos
Homeo,Ayurvedic and Unani (16+21+2) 39 Nos
Area Hospitals(District Head Quarters) 3 Nos
IMR(Infant Mortality Rate) per 1000 Live Births 12.33
MMR(Maternal Mortality Rate) per 1 Lakh Live Births 84.16
I.C.D.S.
Anganwadi Centre - MAIN 2977 Nos
Anganwadi Centre - MINI 643 Nos
Total Anganwadi Centres 3620 Nos
WELFARE
SC Hostels 66 Nos
ST Hostels 86 Nos
BC Hostels 76 Nos
Disabled Hostels 1 Nos
W and CW Hostels 4 Nos
Minority Hostels 0 Nos
Total 233 Nos
EXISTING RATION CARDS
White Cards 543078 Nos
AAY Cards 90123 Nos
Annapurna Cards 1234 Nos
Clipped Weavers Cards 59 Nos
Ratchabanda-III Cards 48532 Nos
Total 683026 Nos
HOUSING
Houses Constructed since inception upto Indiramma prog 259830 Nos
Hosues Constructed under Indiramma/Ratchabanda Prog 230092 Nos
Houses completed since inception 489922 Nos
Hosues balance to be constructed 113398 Nos
PENSIONS
OAP 129512 Nos
Widow 84410 Nos
Disabled 36626 Nos
Weavers 2576 Nos
Taddy Tappers 816 Nos
ABH 24343 Nos
Total 278283 Nos
SHGs Existing
Rural 31788 Nos
Urban 6551 Nos
Total 38339 Nos
BANKS
Public Sector Banks 143 Nos
Private Sector Banks 19 Nos
Rural Banks 73 Nos
Co-op Banks 16 Nos
TOTAL 251 Nos
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