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DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

LOCATION

S.NO GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION FROM TO
1 LATITUDE 9.43' N 10.42' N
2 LONGITUDE 77.47' E 78.49' E

AREA & POPULATION
AREA : 4,189 Sq.Km
POPULATION

CATEGORY MALE FEMALE TOTAL

Percentage of Increase since Last Census 2011

RURAL 462210 464046 926256 15.9
URBAN 206462 206383 412845 11.7
TOTAL 668672 670429 1339101 26.6

 

Area, Population, Literates, SC’s, ST’s – Sexwise by Blocks

Sl No Name of the Block

Area (Sq.Km)

POPULATION

Literate

Scheduled Castes

Scheduled Tribes

TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE
 

Sivaganga

446.6

160345

80202

80143

116229

63454

52775

21073

10576

10497

41

20

21

 

Kalayar koil

582.6

118149

57810

60339

81030

44334

36696

21969

10836

11133

22

10

12

 

Manamadurai

349.4

103355

51680

51675

72782

40490

32292

23896

11966

11930

48

24

24

 

Thiruppuvanam

327.3

120756

61129

59627

83796

47335

36461

25991

13039

12952

192

89

103

 

Ilayankudi

444.6

113149

55930

57219

78124

43356

34768

25104

12468

12636

3

2

1

 

Devakottai

339.9

125176

63195

61981

93932

51479

42453

21987

11369

11151

270

139

131

 

Kannangudi

221.6

32455

16411

16044

22733

12921

9812

11704

5908

5796

12

6

6

 

Sakkottai

352.3

237300

118106

119194

190020

100815

89205

28863

14233

14630

176

90

86

 

Kallal

401.1

87937

43223

44714

62382

33966

28416

14071

6879

7192

15

7

8

 

Thiruppathur

339.9

114182

57173

57009

80540

44176

36364

16669

8445

8224

20

8

12

 

Singampunari

226.0

78846

39575

39271

54874

30524

24350

10900

5349

5551

1

0

1

 

S.Pudur

160.2

47451

23937

23514

29340

17116

12224

8429

4250

4179

4

3

1

 

TOTAL

 

1339101

668371

670730

965782

529966

435816

230656

115318

115871

804

398

406

SOURCE : CENSUS OF INDIA 2011

Population, Child Population & Literates– Sexwise by Taluks

Sl No Name of the Taluk

Area (Sq.Km)

POPULATION

Child Popn (0-6)

Literate

TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE
 

Thiruppathur

TOTAL

275884

138195

137689

26640

13657

12983

192131

106795

85336

 

 

RURAL

224976

112974

112002

21750

11180

10570

152937

86128

66809

 

 

URBAN

50908

25221

25687

4890

2477

2413

39194

20667

18527

 

Karaikudi

TOTAL

300811

149602

151209

28554

14571

13983

232310

123438

108872

 

 

RURAL

119464

59100

60364

11724

5989

5735

83852

45985

37867

 

 

URBAN

181347

90502

90845

16830

8582

8248

148458

77453

71005

 

Devakottai

TOTAL

157328

79545

77783

13579

6933

6646

119016

65822

53194

   

RURAL

105436

53381

52055

8704

4432

4272

76211

43257

32954

   

URBAN

51892

26164

25728

4875

2501

2374

42805

22565

20240

 

Sivaganga

TOTAL

290799

144855

145944

28216

14478

13738

208997

115156

93841

 

 

RURAL

240920

119778

121142

24043

12330

11713

166918

93175

73743

 

 

URBAN

49879

25077

24802

4173

2148

2025

42079

21981

20098

 

Manamadurai

TOTAL

94935

47471

47464

9649

4962

4687

66954

37210

29744

 

 

RURAL

62678

31333

31345

6303

3259

3044

41854

23868

17986

 

 

URBAN

32257

16138

16119

3346

1703

1643

25100

13342

11758

 

Ilayankudi

TOTAL

109160

53953

55207

9560

4750

4810

76585

42531

34054

 

 

RURAL

84386

41481

42905

7038

3448

3590

56745

32126

24619

 

 

URBAN

24774

12472

12302

2522

1302

1220

19840

10405

9435

 

Thiruppuvanam

TOTAL

112288

56957

55331

12754

6474

6280

78098

44182

33916

 

 

RURAL

87734

44624

43110

10142

5131

5011

58394

33778

24616

 

 

URBAN

24554

12333

12221

2612

1343

1269

19704

10404

9300

 

District Total

TOTAL

1339101

668672

670429

137235

70022

67213

959744

526304

433440

   

RURAL

926256

462210

464046

95563

48712

46851

629045

352907

276138

   

URBAN

412845

206462

206383

41672

21310

20362

330699

173397

157302

DENSITY PERSONS/Sq.Km : 324

WORKING POPULATION

CATEGORY MALE WORKERS FEMALE WORKERS TOTAL
RURAL WORKERS

275948

195606

471554

URBAN WORKERS

115357

33260

148617

TOTAL

391305

228866

620171

 

TYPE OF WORKING \PERSONS PERSONS MALE FEMALE
CULTIVATORS RURAL

112588

71420

41168

URBAN

4442

3434

1008

TOTAL

117030

74854

42176

AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS RURAL

117677

61926

55751

URBAN

4489

3208

1281

TOTAL

122166

65134

57032

HOUSEHOLD INDUSTRY LABOURERS RURAL

6428

3631

2797

URBAN

3436

1876

1560

TOTAL

9864

5507

4357

OTHER WORKERS RURAL

234861

138971

95890

URBAN

136250

106839

29411

TOTAL

371111

245810

125301

TOTAL WORKERS RURAL

471554

275948

195606

URBAN

148617

115357

33260

TOTAL

620171

391305

228866

3. RAINFALL - MONTH-WISE, SEASON WISE RAINFALL DURING THE YEAR 2013-14

PERIOD

NORMAL RAINFALL (IN MM )

ACTUAL RAINFALL (IN MM)

% OF VARIATION

June 

34.2

41.9

-18.4

July 

21

72

-70.8

August 

175.9

88.2

99.4

September 

36.3

98.9

-63.3

South-west Monsoon

267.4

301

-11.2

October

146.5

187.1

-21.7

November 

57.3

148.5

-61.4

December 

60.8

87.1

-30.2

North- East Monsoon

264.6

422.7

-37.4

January 

12.4

15.6

-20.5

February 

2.5

12.3

-79.7

Winter Season

14.9

27.9

-46.6

March

1.6

17.5

-90.9

April

0.1

46.1

-99.8

May 

178.9

57.6

210.6

Summer Season

180.6

121.2

49

Whole year(June-2013 to May 2014)

727.5

872.8

-16.6

                     Source: Dept of Economics & Statistics, Chennai-6

AGRICULTURE

Soil Classification

Sl.no.

Type of Soil

Places in District

1

Red Loam

Devakottai Taluk,  Ilayankudi Taluk,Karaikudi Taluk,  Manamadurai Taluk,Sivagangai Taluk and Thiruppathur Taluk.

2

Laterite  Soil and Sterile Soil

Devakottai Taluk,  Ilayankudi Taluk,Karaikudi Taluk,  Manamadurai Taluk,Sivagangai Taluk and Thiruppathur Taluk.

3

Black Soil

Devakottai Taluk,  Ilayankudi Taluk, Manamadurai Taluk and Sivagangai Taluk.

4

Alluvial  Soil                     

-

5

Red Soil

Devakottai Taluk, Kannangudi Taluk, Ilayankudi Taluk,Manamadurai Taluk, Sivagangai Taluk and Thiruppathur Taluk

Land Utilisation (Area in Hectares) Year 2013-14

Sl. no.

 Classification

Area

1

Forest 

16533

2

Barren and Uncultivable waste

4710

3

Land put to Non-Agricultural uses

122575

4

Cultivable Waste

18316

5

Permanent Pastures and Other Grazing Land 

1367

6

Land Under Miscellaneous Tree Crops and Groves not included in Net Area Sown

6637

7

Current Fallow

28751

8

Other Fallow Land

122068

9

Net Area Sown

97943

10

Geographical Area According to Village Papers

418900

11

Total Cropped Area

102710

12

Area sown more than once

218

AREA AND PRODUCTION OF PRINCIPAL CROPS (2014)

CROPS AREA ( IN HEC ) PRODUCTION ( IN MATRIC TONNE )
PADDY 65,967

3,1,1245 (RICE - 2,085,34)

SUGARCANCE ( GUR ) 3,001

1,80,380 (GUR - 20,382)

OILSEEDS 2,512 6,028
PULSES 1,354 2,120
MILLETS 1,237 5,565
COTTON 521 1,112 ( bale)

 

 

3.3   Agricultural Implements and Machinery     Year: 2013-14

 

Sl No.

Item

Number

1

Plough

a) Wooden

34839

b) Iron

9618

c) Total

44457

2

Water Pumps for Irrigation Purpose

a) Worked by Oil Engine

1012

b) Worked by Electric Power

14029

c) Total

15041

3

Tractors

 

a) Government

18

b) Private

616

c) Total

634

4

Sugarcane Crushers

a) Worked by Power

0

b) Worked by Bullocks

108

c) Total

108

5

Oil Ghanis

 

a) 5 Kg. & above

 

b) Less than 5 Kg.

79

c) Total

79

IRRIGATION

SOURCES OF WATER  FOR IRRIGATION –Taluk Wise
                                                                                                                   


Sl.No

Name of
the
Taluk

Canals   No.

Length    (Km.)

Wells  used for irrigation purpose only
(Excluding tube wells)

Tube
Wells
No.

 

Wells
used
for
Domestic & Industrial
Purpose

 

Reservoirs

Tanks
( Nos.)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1.

Sivaganga

-

-

6134

    102

         2857

-

1163

2.

Manamadurai
i. Lift Main Cannel

1

30.15

859

 

95

 

773

-

      218

 

ii. Right Main Cannel

1

46.00

3.

Ilayangudi

-

-

512

307

917

-

225

4.

Devakottai

-

-

988

190

1593

-

598

5.

Karaikudi

-

-

477

241

23022

-

637

6.

Thiruppathur

-

-

4266

219

1708

-

1937

7.

Thiruppuvanam

-

-

1791

216

514

 

188

 

TOTAL

1

76.15

15027

1370

31384

 

4966

SOURCE. Water resource, Saruganiyar Basin Division, Sivagangai  and G Return

RIVERS FLOWING IN THE DISTRICT

VAIGAI

BAMBAR

KOTTAGUDI

THENNAR

UPPARGUNDAR

SARUGANI

ANIMAL HUSBANDARY

a. VETERINARY INSTITUTIONS

* VETERINARY HOSPITALS : 2

* VETERINARY DISPENSARIES : 72

b. LIVES STOCK CENSUS

Sl.No

Classification

NUMBERS

1

CATTLE       i Male                       

 

i.     under one year

18652

ii.    1 to 2.5 years

13205

iii..   Over 2.5 years

25969

Total

57826

                     ii   Female

i.     under one year

34003

ii.    1 to 2.5 years

21428

iii..   Over 2.5 years

61482

                   a.   In milk

67728

                   b.   Dry

13569

                   c.    not calved even once 

2212

Total

158348

Total Cattle

172496

2

Sheep

193498

3

Goats

353672

4

Horses And Ponies

21

5

Pigs

1945

6

Camels

7

Donkeys

8

Domestic Dogs

51347

9

Buffalos

4007

10

Dogs

34326

11

Rabbit     

1072

Total Livestock

90752

1

Poultry

41662

2

Fowls

320020

3

Ducks

317

Total  Poultry

736999

DAIRY DEVELOPMENT

a. DAIRIES :1

b. MILK CHILLING PLANTS : 1

c. MILK PRODUCTION ( LAKH LITRES )

FLUSH SEASON : 80.25

LEAN SEASON : 42.22

ELECTRICTY

* GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY ( IN M.U )

THERE IS NO POWER STATION WITH IN THE DISTRICT

* CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY (IN M.U )KWH

AGRICULTURE : NIL

INDUSTRY : 237.63

COMMERCIAL : 24.161

DOMESTIC : 104.22

PUBLIC LGIHTING & WATER WORKS : 16.34

SALES TO LICENSE : NIL

SALES TO OTHER STATES : NIL

MISCELLANCEOUS : 4.10

* RURAL ELECTRIFICATION

NUMBER OFPUMPSETS ENERGISED : 17526

NUMBER OF VILLAGES ELECTRIFIED VILLAGE & HAMLETS ARE ELECTRIFIED : ALL

INDUSTRIES

NO OF WORKING FACTORWISE (REGISTERED) : 157

NO OF MANDAYS WORKED (LAKHS) : 12

NO OF TRADE UNIONS : 26

NO OF STRIKES : 9

NO OF LOCKOUTS : NIL

LARGE SCALE INDUSTRIES : 28

MEDIUM SCALE INDUSTRIES : 82

SMALL SCALE INDDUSTRIES : 5352

COTTAGE INDUSTRIES : 2440

MEDICAL AND HEALTH

*ALLOPATHY

NO. of GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL : 1

NO. of GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS : 17

PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES : 47

HEALTH SUB CENTRES : 275

OTHER MEDICAL INSTTUTION : 3

BEDS IN HOSPITALS & DISPENSARIES : 470 +958

TOTAL NO OF DOCTORS : 224

TOTAL NO OF NURSES : 313

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITIES : 1

ARTS & SCIENCE COLLEGES : 18

* MEDICINE

ALLOPATHY : ONE - SIVAGANGA GOVT MEDICAL COLLEGE

* ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY : 9

SCHOOLS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION

PRE - PRIMARY SCHOOL : 56

PRIMARY SCHOOL : 849

MIDDLE SCHOOL : 309

HIGH SCHOOL : 103

HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL : 104

INSTITUTIONS FOR OTHER PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION : 19

TEAHCER TRAINING COLLEGE : 1

TRANSPORT

ROAD LENGTH (KM)

NATIONAL HIGHWAYS : 54.500

STATE HIGHWAYS : 237.711

MAJOR DISTRICT ROAD: 361.020

OTHER DISTRICT ROAD: 1119.934

OTHER DISTRICT ROAD (SUGAR CANE) : 17.9

MUNICIPALITIES ROAD : 295.423

PANCHAYAT UNION ROAD :

PANCHAYAT ROAD :

TOWN PANCHAYAT ROAD : 410.537

OTHERS (FOREST ROADS) : NIL

REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES

COMMERCIAL : 533

NON - COMMERCIAL : 8522

RAILWAY LENGTH

* ROUTE LENGTH (KM) : 142.94

BROAD GAUGE : 130.00

METER GAUGE : 12.94 (UNDER CONVERSION)

* TRACK LENGTH

BROAD GAUGE : 140.21

METER GAUGE : 15.30 (UNDER CONVERSION)

NUMBER OF RAILWAY STATIONS : 12

NUMBER OF SEA PORTS : NIL

NUMBER OF AIRPORTS : NIL

COMMUNICATION

POST

HEAD POST OFFICES : 4

SUB POST OFFICES : 80

BRANCH POST OFFICES: 232

.BANKING

NATIONALISED BANKS : 147

PRIVATE AND OTHER BANKS : 41

SIVAGANGA DISTRICT CO-OP BANK -

PRIMARY CO-OP. SOCIETY BANKS : 125

OTHER BANKS (REPCO -3 TAICO -1 Industrial Investment Coprn -1, LDB-1)

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