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