District Profile

 

 

1.General census (Census 2011)

2.A) General information of the Chandrapur district:

3.Geographical area : 10695 KM

4.Location : 18.4 – 20.5 N latitude

                        78.5 – 80.6 E longitude

3.Weather Temp (Min.) : 7.1

          Temp.(max.)     :           47.7

                  Avg. RF    :           1225.61

4.Tahsils/ Blocks : 15

    Villages   :           1791

     Towns    :           14

     Gram Panchayat :           846

     APMC  :           12

5.Population – Rural : 1405000

                        Urban   :  673000

                        Total  :    20, 78000

                        Male/Female :    1060/1018

6.Literacy – Rural :           67.90%

                         Urban                       :           83.70%

                         Average                   :           73.00 %

                        Male                          :           83.19%

                        Female                      :           62.56%

1.Agricultural and allied census

2.Farmers : 242000

    Agri. Labour                                 :           215000

2.Land Utilization (Ha)

                      Total Area                   :           1092000

                      Forest                           :           453000

                      Agriculture                 :           639000

                      Net area sown            :           492000

                      Kharif crops                :           326000

                      Rabi Crops                   :           272000

                   Cropping intensity        :           117.8%

3.Irrigation-                    No.                  Area (ha)

                       Big project                 :           –                             –

                      Medium project        :           9                      22000

                      Small project             :           105                  71000

                      Wells                           :           17000                5000

4. Livestock Cattle :           776000

                      Buffaloes                    :           114000

                      (Both sex)

                      Sheep/ Goats              :           289000

                      Poultry birds             :           948000

3.Agro-climatic zones : Eastern Vidarbha Zone Annual rain fall -1200-1500 mm

           The Chandrapur district can be divided into following zones:-

 

Sr. No.

Zones

Rainfall (mm)

Cropping

Blocks covered

1

Moderate Rainfall

1100-1200

Kharif – Soybean, Cotton

Sorghum,Pigeon pea

Rabi- Wheat, Linseed,Gram

Warora, Rajura, Korpana, Bhadravati, Part of Chandrapur and Chimur blocks

2

Heavy rainfall

1200-1500

Kharif –Paddy

Rabi–  Sorghum,Wheat

Chick pea

Brahmapuri, Nagbhid, Sindewahi, Mul, Saoli, Gondpimpri, part of Chandrapur&Chimur blocks.

Soil Types

S. No

Soil type

Area in ha

1.

Deep Soil

50,940

2.

Medium Deep/ Black

2,80,170

3.

Light Soil

1,78290

 

5.Major and micro-farming systems (based on the analysis made by the KVK)

       Kharif: Paddy Soybean, Cotton, Sorghum Pigeon pea, Vegetables

       Rabi    : Wheat, Linseed, Gram, Sorghum, Chick pea, Vegetables

       Summer: Summer Paddy, Sesame, Sunflower, Vegetables

6.Major production systems

7. Rice based cropping system

8.Cotton based cropping system

9. Major agriculture and allied enterprises

10.Rice Mills

11.Fruit Processing Unit

12. Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the

                            District (2018-19)

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Productivity (Kg /ha)

A

Kharif

 

 

1.

Paddy

168214

1656

2

Tur

14,816

1819

3

Soybean

19,193

888

4

Cotton

49639

582

5

Sorghum

2,981

532

 

Total

2,46634

 

B.

Rabi

 

 

1.

Sorghum

3600

525

2.

Gram

26000

446

3.

Wheat

15800

725

4.

Linseed

2400

175

5

Sesame

200

225

 

Total

74,700

 

C.

Summer

 

 

1

Summer Paddy

3000

2726

Area under Vegetable Crops in the district

Sr.No

Crop

Area(ha)

1.

Brinjal

8987

2.

Chilli

24202

3.

Cow peas (Chawali)

1704

4.

Onion

1049

5.

Tomato

7285

6.

Cauliflower

1464

7.

Cabbage

435

8.

Mula

320

9.

Ladies finger

1840

10.

Coriander

711

11.

Bitter gourd

1032

12.

Fenugreek

1192

13.

Other Vegetables

4945

 

Total

55,166

Area under Fruit Crops in the distric

Sr.No

Crop

Area(ha)

1

Mango

2007

2

Sapota

80

3

Black plum (Jamun)

20

4

Jack Fruit

66

5

Jujube (Ber)

373

6

Lemon

391

7

Cashew apple (kaju)

30

8

Tamarind

89

9

Guava

321

10

Papaya

38

11

Anola

185

12

Custard apple

196

13

Banana

152

14

Other Fruit Crops

—-

 

Total

3948

Area under Floriculture Crops in the district

Sr.No

Crop

Area(ha)

1

Rose

 

20.58

2

Chrysanthemum

3

Tuberose

4

Gaillardia

5

Other

Cattle Population in district

Sr.No

Animal

Population

1

Cow/Ox

5,16547

2

Buffalo

73,491

3

Sheep

23,773

4

Goat

2,29416

5

Total

8,46045

6

Poultry birds

5,75372

Rainfall Data:-2018-19

Month

Chandrapur

 

Rain(mm)

Rainy days

 

Normal

2018

Normal

       2018

June

180.8

233.2

10

10

July

388.3

411.0

19

17

Aug.

389.6

265.0

15

15

Sept.

167.9

99.8

10

07

Oct.

73.5

0.0

4

0

Nov.

20.8

0.0

1

0

Dec.

10.8

0.0

0

0

Total

1231.7

1009.0

59

49

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