ASSAM STATE PROFILE

ASSAM STATE PROFILE

Assam state profile can be explained in brief as: Assam, the gateway to North East India, is the largest state in the North –East with a geographical area of 78438 sq.km. The state has 33 districts, 67 Sub-Divisions, 219 blocks. At present Assam has 26 districts under Normal or General Areas covered under Part IX of the Constitution and 7 districts under the Sixth Schedule viz. (i) Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) covering Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri districts and (ii) Hill Areas covering Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Angolng and Dima Hasao districts. As per Census of India 2011 the population of Assam is 3.11 crores with a density of 397 population per sq. Km. The rural and urban population is 85.92% and 14.08% respectively. Sex ratio is 954 female over per 1000 male population. Total cropped area as per 2008-09 record 41.05 lakh hectare, out of which Net area sown is 28.10 lakh hectare.Major crop is Paddy and major fruits grown in the state are banana, pineapple, papaya, orange, Assam lemon and jackfruit. Amongst plantation crops, tea commands the most important place in the state.

DISTRICTS OF ASSAM STATE

Sl. No. ItemsRef. YearUnitParticulars
1.Geographical Area2011 Census‘000 Sq. Km.78
2.Population2011 CensusLakh No.312
3.Density-doPersons per Sq. Km.            397
4.Sex Ratio-doFemales per ‘000 Males954
5.Percentage of Urban Population to the total population2001 CensusPercentage14.08
6.Average Annual Exponential Growth Rate1991-2000-do1.73
7.Population Below Poverty Line (As per Planning Commission estimates)2009-2010-do37.90
8.Literacy rate : (i) Persons (ii) Male (iii) Female2011 Census-do73.18

78.81

67.27

9.Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) at
factor cost :

(i)   At current prices

(ii)  At constant (1993-94) prices

2003-2004 (Q)  -do-Rs. in crore  -do-39054  20266
10.Net  State Domestic Product (NSDP) at
factor cost

(i)   At current prices

(ii)  At constant (2004-05) prices

2011-12(Q) -do--do-

-do-

114695  70544
11.Per Capita NSDP
(i)   At current prices

(ii)  At constant (2004-05) prices

2011-12Rupees  -do-37250

22910

12.Index of Agricultural Production (Base: Triennium ending 1981-82=100)2011-2012 (P)126.44
13.Total cropped area2008-09Lakh hectare41.05
14.Net area sown-do-do28.10
15.Index of Industrial Production (Base : 19992000=1002011-2012 (P)147.75
16.Post office per lakh population2009-2010No.13
17.Avg. Population per Bank Branch2013 (Dec.)Nos.14758
18.Employment on organised sector2009 (P)‘000 Nos.1106
19.(i) Public Sector-do-do534
20.(ii) Private Sector-do-do572

Districtwise Population, Sex-ratio, Density etc

Sl. No.DISTRICTPopulationSex Ratio per ‘000 malesDensity per Sq.

Km.

Scheduled CasteScheduled Tribe
TotalMaleFemaleTotalMaleFemale
1.Dhubri1637344947585632083273430474325231627816245
2.Kokrajhar905764943285311671630014867304985154143150842
3.Bongaigaon9048359453609277048207445631106965534455352
4.Goalpara8220359564513946220102193601318006610965691
5.Barpeta16472019415089386148694451671232666158661680
6.Nalbari1148824939509862364425441982202577102256100321
7.Kamrup25223249015811705418807682465250393126989123404
8.Darrang1504320944432684643538333081249861125976123885
9.Sonitpur16815139293168790045405424951950839969795386
10.Lakhimpur889010951390700603572634334208864106271102593
11.Dhemaji571944941177304721584814624270496138135132361
12.Morigaon77625694645610034651885484611207306079759933
13.Nagaon2314629944604215209110701104508893944528344111
14.Golaghat946279930270511692627724892939204818945731
15.Jorhat9992219333507866340477381861231346246560669
16.Sibsagar1051736928394357591823617523415332106320470
17.Dibrugarh1185072931351480242508322941883374466743670
18.Tinsukia1150062913303313151660114714672343468832546
19.Karbi-Anglong81331192678295201551314007452963230929222034
20.N.C. Hills188079884383360191314471284286596962459
21.Karimganj10079769475571309576777263185290115461355
22.Hailakandi542872935409592513066628585821435386
23.Cachar14449219453822082351078211004141863193029329
24Chirang4818189692443518819784154041765328821688316
25Udalguri832769966497378441940218442267372133550133822
26Baksa953773967475730833753435549331007165634165373
27Kamrup(M)126041992220101017895210649683751213790237219
28Majuli
29Hojai
30Charaideo
31Biswanath
32West Karbi Anglong
33South SalmaraMankachar
A S S A M31169272954397207385310725001001353415860221034192055183

ASSAM STATE: ACHIEVEMENT AGAINST BENCHMARKS AS ON 31.03.2017

PARAMETERS BENCH MARKS (%) OUR POSITION (%)
C D RATIO 60 47.26
CREDIT + INV. : DEPOSIT RATIO 60 54.12
PRI. SECTOR  ADV. TO TOTAL ADV. 40 57.56
AGL. ADV. TO TOTAL ADV. 18 22.44
Lending to Weaker Section 10              25.78

Lead Bank in Assam:

 

BankLead Districts
 

State Bank of India    

7 Districts ( Baksa, Bongaigaon,  Chirang, Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong  and Udalguri)
 

United Bank of India   

15 Districts ( Cachar, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Jorhat, Karimganj, Lakhimpur,

Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai, Sivaagar, Charaideo, Tinsukia and Majuli )

 

UCO Bank

11 Districts ( Barpeta, Darrang, Dhubri, South Salmara-Mancachar,Goalpara,Kamrup(Rural), 

Kamrup(Metro), Kokrajhar, Nalbari, Sonitpur and Biswanath.)

Financial Inclusion: 

 All Banks
No. of Bank Branches 2396
No of BCs 5822
No of Blocks 219
No of SSA allocated 3699
No of SSA covered        3699
No. of Wards                  852
No. of Wards covered 852
Total No of Households 5142857
Total No. of H/H covered 5142857