DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
STATISTICS AT A GLANCE

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GENERAL INFORMATION

(1) GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION

Latitude

17o46' N to  24o5'N

Longitude  

80o15' E to 84o20' E

Geographical Area  

In `000 Sq. Km.

135

Forest Area In  

`000 Sq. Km.

59

(2) RAINFALL 

Average Rainfall  

   In Mms.

1337

(3) ADMINISTRATIVE SET-UP (2001)

Divisions  

 No.  

3

Districts  

 No.  

16

Tahsils

No.

96

Development Block  

  No.  

146

Tribal dev. Blocks

  No.  

85

Town  

    No.    

97

Total Villages  

No.

20308

(4) Land Utilization (Year - 2002)
1. Total Geographical Area  '000 hect. 13787

2. Area under forest  

   '000 hect.  

6303

3. Land not available for cultivation  

   '000 hect.  

1013

4. Other uncultivated Land excluding  fallow land  

   '000 hect.  

1189

   a. Permanent Pastures and other  Grazingland

   '000 hect.  

853

   b. Cultivable waste Land  

   '000 hect.  

336

5. Fallow Land  

   '000 hect.  

519

  a. Fallow land other than current Fallows

   '000 hect.  

239

  b. Current Fallow Land  

 '000 hect.

280

6. Net Area Sown  '000 hect. 4763

7. Area Sown more than once  

   '000 hect.  

564

8. Gross cropped area  

   '000 hect.

5327

9. Crop intensity Percentage 134
10. Irrigated land from all sources    '000 hect. 1154
  a. Net irrigated land    '000 hect. 1072
  b. Percentage of irrigated area from net sown area

Percentage

22.55
(4) Farmers  
1. Farmer's family
     a. Scheduled Castes No. 381110
     b. Scheduled Tribes No. 973934
     c. Other No. 1611344
2.   a. Small farmers No. 1522260
      b. Marginal farmers No. 624240
      c. Large farmers No. 819888
     Total No. 2966388

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