District Profile : Malda District

1.       

Geographical Area

3733 Sq Kms (As per Census 2011)

2.       

Geographical Location

24040'20''N to 25032' 08''N

87045'50''E to 88028'10'' E.

3.       

No. of Subdivisions

2

4.       

No. Of Police Stations

11 { Out Post – 13 (as in ’99)}

5.       

No. of Municipalities

2

6.       

No. of Blocks/Panchayat Samitis

15

7.       

No. of Gram Panchayats

146

8.       

No. of Gram Sansads

2008

9.       

No. of Mouzas

1814

10.   

No. of Villages

3701

11.   

Population (Census 2011)


Census 2011 (Data and Map)

Male

Female

Total

RURAL

1,768,336

1,678,849

3,447,185

URBAN

  283,205

  258,455

  541,660

Total Population of the District

2,051,541

1,937,304

3,988,845

Rural (0-6 Yrs.)

    270,666

    259,960

  530,626

Urban ( 0-6 Yrs.)

    41,674

    36,740

    78,414

Total ( 0-6 Yrs.)

    312,340

    296,700

  609,040

Rural Literate

  961,409

  770,268

1,731,677

Urban Literate

    190,610

    164,145

  354,755

Total Literate

  1,152,019

  934,413

2,086,432

Population as per Religion (2001 Census)

Hindu

Muslim

Sikh

Buddhist

Jain

Others & Christian

1621468

1636171

283

164

293

22350 & 8388

SC Population (2011 census)

835,430

ST Population (2011 census)

313,984

Total Main workers

1,050,995

Total Cultivators

219241

Total Agri  Labourers

322452

Total Population in household industry

98383

Other workers

410919

Marginal Workers

486852

Non-workers

2450998

12.   

General Education (2012)

No. of Primary Schools:

1888

No. of Middle/Junior H. School

112 ( Including New Setup 105)

No. of Secondary Schools

137

No. of Higher Secondary/Multipurpose Schools:

119

No of Madrashah School:

12

No of Junior Madrashah School:

19

No of High Madrashah School:

38

No of New Setup Madrashah School:

8

No. of Colleges

8

13.   

Professional & Technical Education: (2012)

Engineering & Technical School (Govt)

3

No of Engineering Collage (Private)

1

No of Vocational Training Centre (VTC) at different Schools:

145

College: Teachers’ Training (Govt)

1 (B.ED)

1 (PTTI)

 No of Private B.ED

5

No of Private D.ED

5

No of Central School

1

14.   

Special Education (2012)

Baisc Literacy Centre

25112

Lok Siksha Kendra

146

No of MSK

108

No of Sishu Siksha Kendra(SSK)

618

15.   

Libraries Reading Rooms and TLCs  (2012)

Public Library

105

Free Reading room

108

TLC

56260

16.   

HEALTH &FW (2012)

Medical Collage

1

District Hospital

1

Sub Division Hospital

1

Hospitals

11

Health Centres

45

Clinics

432

Dispensaries

7

BPHCs

10

Rural Hospitals

5

Primary Health Centres

35

Sub Centres

511

Total Beds

1259

Family Welfare Centres

16 (15 Public; 1 Private)

ICDS Projects

16 (15 Blocks , 1 Municipality)

AWW Centres

5573

17.   

No. of Cinema Houses (2012)

27

18.   

AGRICULTURE & Allied (2012)

Normal Rainfall

1485.2 mm.

Total Area.

373300 Hec

Forest  

1680 Hec. { Reserve- 806; Protected-378; Vested Waste Land - 509.80}

Cultivable Area:

2,80,000 Hec.

Net Cultivable Area:

2,59,921 Hec.

Orchard and Horticultural Crops:

75000 Hec.

Pasture and other grazing Land:

435 Hec.

Gross Cropped Area:

4,74,701 Hec.

Cropping Intensity:

196

Cultivable Waste Land:

671 Hec.

Marginal Holding (below 1.0 acre)

310706; Area-171105 Hec. (05-06)

Small Holding (1.0-2.0 acre)

49860; Area-81798 Hec. (05-06)

Medium Holding (2.0-4.0acre)

15012; Area-40121 Hec.

Medium Holding (4.0-10.0acre)

991; Area-4864 Hec.

Large Holding (10.0 acres and above)

01; Area-10 Hec. (05-06)

Vested Land Distributed(30-9-2002)

30332.00 Hec.; { SC-39310, ST-29168; Othrs.-82893}

Area Irrigated

120067 { HDTW – 6150, MDTW – 242, LDTW – 641, STW – 78.494 , RLI – 8600, Others Sources – 24627, Tank – 1308, Net Irrigated Area – 1,44,588 Hec., Land Under Non Agricultural Use – 87,940 Hec.}

 

Minor Irrigation

Tank – 254, HDTW – 326, MDTW – 18, LDTW – 108, STW – 33837, RLI – 384, ODW – NIL, Others - 445

Fertilizer Consumed

Nitrogen- 21910 Tones; Phosphorus- 14380 Tones; Potassium- 13430 Tones.

No. of Agri-Implement Hub

3 (Habibpur, Gazole, Chanchal-I)

LIVESTOCK (2012)

3892930 ( All)

Veterinary Hospitals etc                

SAHC-4, BAHC-15, ABAHC-15, ADAC- 146, AI Centres- 146 (Prani Bandhu) and 100 (Govt.)

19.   

Cooperative And Banking (2012):

Central Banks

Societies- 1, Members- 690

Primary Land Mortgage Banks

Societies- 1, Members- 6199

Agricultural Societies

218, Members- 109252

Non Agri Credit Societies

Societies- 308, Members - 13594

All Credit Societies

Societies- 414, Members- 119086

Non- Credit Societies

Societies- 112, Members- 3756

Total No. of Credit and Non-Credit Societies

526, Members- 122846

 

COMERCIAL BANKING

Rural- 134, Semi Urban- 19, Urban- 8,      Total- 145{Ave. Population /Branch- 24600}

20.   

INDUSTRY (2012)

Small Industry ( Regd. Cottage & Small scale Industry)

2481, Employment- 14857 (after implementation of MSMED act 2006)

21.   

POWER

Total no. of villages electrified

1773

Consumption of Electricity ( in thousand KWH)

Domestic – 77560

Commercial – 13454

Industrial – 16199

Public Lighting – 598

Agri Irrigation & Dewatering – 31627

Public water works & Sewarage Pump – 4187

Total – 143625.

22.   

No of Enterprises

Agri

Rural- 526 Urban – 15, Total – 541

Non-Agri

Rural – 1881, Urban – 445, Total – 2326

23.   

Regulated Market (2012)

Principal Market yard – 2, Sub Market yard – 17

24.   

Market ( all categories)

136

25.   

Regional Research Station on Subtropical Fruits by ICAR (proposed)

1

26.   

Jute purchasing center under JCI (2012)

5

27.   

Govt. Farms (all categories)

9

28.   

Cold Storage

5 ( 4 Multipurpose)

29.   

MR Shop (2012)

762

30.   

TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION

Registered Motor Vehicles (as on 21/08/2012)

Heavy Goods vehicles – 3872

Medium Goods Vehicle – 336

Light Goods Vehicle – 2998

Three Wheeler Goods Vehicle - 96

Jeep Taxi – 756

L.M.V (Car) – 6391

L.M.V. (Van) – 86

L.M.V.( JEEP/GYPSY) – 162

Bus - 252

Mini bus – 2

Maxi Cab - 51

OMNI Bus – 409

Omni Bus ( Private) - 1285

Tractor  - 4646

Trailers –1725

Motor Cycle – 62970

Scooter - 2112

Ambulance - 116

Three Wheeler (Passenger) – 715.

PWD

Surfaced – 677.50 km Un surfaced – 5.00km. Total – 682.50 km.

Zilla Parishad/Panchayet

Surfaced – 579.50 km, Un surfaced – 269.50 km., Total – 849.00 KM

Municipalities

247.85 km., Un surfaced – 240.74 km

Total- 488.59 km

Railway Station

12 (Main Stations)

31.   

POST and Telegraph (2012)

Post Office

37 (Departmental), 296 (Branch Office)

 

BSNL

Total 57 ( Under Malda SDCA – 29, Bulbulchandi SDCA- 8, Chanchal SDCA – 19, and Malda Main - 1)