District Profile:

General Census

  • Population (Rural): 1788203; Male: 941160; Female: 847043; % increase: 25.18
  • SC Population: 554102; Male: 292438; Female: 261664
  • ST Population: 1302; Male: 667; Female: 635
  • Farmers: 168584; Agricultural Labour: 103462; Family Employment: 58800; Others: 157603

Agricultural and Allied Census

Farmers: 168584, Agricultural Labour: 103462, Family Employment: 58800, Others : 157603

  • Agro-climatic zones: U.P. East (Vindhyan Zone), As per Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Vindhayan Zone comes under Zone 11 (S1Cm6T2) Where, S 1 = Red and Lateritic Soils, Cm 6 = Dry sub humid modrate winter surplus, T2 = Frost frequent but irregular
  • Agro – ecosystems

AES - 1: Red Lateritic Soils and Hills; Blocks Covered: Rajgarh, Marihan, Lalganj, Halia

AES - 2: Mixed of Hills and Plane, Rocky and Sandy Loam Soil, Blocks Covered: City, Pahari and Chhanabey

AES - 3: Plain Sandy Loam and Black Soils, Blocks Covered: Kone, Sikhar, Narayanpur, Jamalpur, Majhwan

Major and micro-farming systems

  • Agriculture + Animal Husbandary
  • Agriculture + Animal Husbandary + Horticulture
  • Major production systems like rice based (rice-rice, rice-green gram, etc.), cotton based, etc.
  • Rice-Wheat, Bajra-Wheat; Gram, Lentil, Mustard, Linseed
  • Bajra-Wheat, Till, Arahar, Groundnut, Orchard (Citrus and Guava)
  • Rice-Wheat, Groundnut-Pea, Bottleguard, Bitterguard, Pumpkin, Bajra

Major agriculture and allied enterprises

  1. Agricultural Crops (Irrigated): Wheat, Paddy, Rainfed: Wheat, Gram, Bajra, Arahar, Paddy, Groundnut
  2. Horticultural Crops (Orchard): Mango, Guava, Ber, Citrus, Vegetables
  3. Animal Husbandary: Cow, Buffalo, Sheeps, Goats, Pigs
  4. Fisheries

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