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.  Items Ref. Year Unit Particulars
1. Geographical Area 2011 Census ‘000 Sq. Km. 78
2. Population 2011 Census Lakh No. 312
3. Density -do Persons per Sq. Km.             397
4. Sex Ratio -do Females per ‘000 Males 954
5. Percentage of Urban Population to the total population 2001 Census Percentage 14.08
6. Average Annual Exponential Growth Rate 1991-2000 -do 1.73
7. Population Below Poverty Line (As per Planning Commission estimates) 2009-2010 -do 37.90
8. Literacy rate : (i) Persons (ii) Male (iii) Female 2011 Census -do 73.18

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

2011-12 Rupees  -do- 37250

22910

12. Index of Agricultural Production (Base: Triennium ending 1981-82=100) 2011-2012 (P) 126.44
13. Total cropped area 2008-09 Lakh hectare 41.05
14. Net area sown -do -do 28.10
15. Index of Industrial Production (Base : 19992000=100 2011-2012 (P) 147.75
16. Post office per lakh population 2009-2010 No. 13
17. Avg. Population per Bank Branch 2013 (Dec.) Nos. 14758
18. Employment on organised sector 2009 (P) ‘000 Nos. 1106
19. (i) Public Sector -do -do 534
20. (ii) Private Sector -do -do 572

Districtwise Population, Sex-ratio, Density etc

Sl. No. DISTRICT Population Sex Ratio per ‘000 males Density per Sq.

Km.

Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1. Dhubri 1637344 947 585 63208 32734 30474 32523 16278 16245
2. Kokrajhar 905764 943 285 31167 16300 14867 304985 154143 150842
3. Bongaigaon 904835 945 360 92770 48207 44563 110696 55344 55352
4. Goalpara 822035 956 451 39462 20102 19360 131800 66109 65691
5. Barpeta 1647201 941 508 93861 48694 45167 123266 61586 61680
6. Nalbari 1148824 939 509 86236 44254 41982 202577 102256 100321
7. Kamrup 2522324 901 581 170541 88076 82465 250393 126989 123404
8. Darrang 1504320 944 432 68464 35383 33081 249861 125976 123885
9. Sonitpur 1681513 929 316 87900 45405 42495 195083 99697 95386
10. Lakhimpur 889010 951 390 70060 35726 34334 208864 106271 102593
11. Dhemaji 571944 941 177 30472 15848 14624 270496 138135 132361
12. Morigaon 776256 946 456 100346 51885 48461 120730 60797 59933
13. Nagaon 2314629 944 604 215209 110701 104508 89394 45283 44111
14. Golaghat 946279 930 270 51169 26277 24892 93920 48189 45731
15. Jorhat 999221 933 350 78663 40477 38186 123134 62465 60669
16. Sibsagar 1051736 928 394 35759 18236 17523 41533 21063 20470
17. Dibrugarh 1185072 931 351 48024 25083 22941 88337 44667 43670
18. Tinsukia 1150062 913 303 31315 16601 14714 67234 34688 32546
19. Karbi-Anglong 813311 926 78 29520 15513 14007 452963 230929 222034
20. N.C. Hills 188079 884 38 3360 1913 1447 128428 65969 62459
21. Karimganj 1007976 947 557 130957 67772 63185 2901 1546 1355
22. Hailakandi 542872 935 409 59251 30666 28585 821 435 386
23. Cachar 1444921 945 382 208235 107821 100414 18631 9302 9329
24 Chirang 481818 969 244 35188 19784 15404 176532 88216 88316
25 Udalguri 832769 966 497 37844 19402 18442 267372 133550 133822
26 Baksa 953773 967 475 73083 37534 35549 331007 165634 165373
27 Kamrup(M) 1260419 922 2010 101789 52106 49683 75121 37902 37219
28 Majuli
29 Hojai
30 Charaideo
31 Biswanath
32 West Karbi Anglong
33 South SalmaraMankachar
A S S A M 31169272 954 397 2073853 1072500 1001353 4158602 2103419 2055183

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:

 

Bank Lead 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
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