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BARPETA DISTRICT AT A GLANCE       

ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP

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(A) ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP

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MUNICIPAL BOARDS & TOWN COMMITTEE
POPULATION & LITERACY
REVENUE CIRCLES WITH HQs
MAUZA
POLICE STATIONS
TRIBAL BELTS & BLOCKS
RURAL DEVELOPMENT BLOCKS
CONSTITUENCIES
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The Barpeta district became a district in 1983 headed by the Deputy Commissioner. The district has two sub-divisions, namely Barpeta and Bajali. The Sub-divisional office (civil) Bajali is the civil head of the sub-division. There are six revenue circles in the Sadar Sub-division and three circles constitute the Bajali sub-division.

(1)Municipal Boards and Town Committees:

Name Distance from Head quarter (in K.M.)
Barpeta Municipal Board 0
Barpeta Road Municipal Board 21
Howly Town Committee 12
Sarthebari Town Committee 27
Bahori Census Town 23
Sorbhog Town Committee 34
Pathsala Town Committee 38
Sarupeta Revenue town 30

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(2)Population & Literacy: As per 2011 Census - (Provisional)

Nature Number
Total population 1,693,190
Total male population 867,891
Total female population 825,299
Sex-ratio 1000:951
Population Density 632
Total literate persons 918708
Literacy (Male) 512330
Literacy (Female) 406378
Literacy Rate (Male) 70.72%
Literacy Rate (Female) 59.04%

 

bullet Barpeta district ranks fifth in overall ranking among the districts population size in Assam.
bullet Percentage to total population of the state is 5.43

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(3)Revenue Circles & No.of Villages with Head quarter:

Name of Sub-division Name of Revenue Circle No. of village Head Quarter
Barpeta Barpeta 147 Barpeta
Baghbar 181 Mandia
Sarthebari 129 Sarthebari
Barnagar 98 Sorbhog
Kalgachia 103 Kalgachia
Chenga 80 Chenga
Bajali Bajali 91 Patacharkuchi
Sarupeta 81 Sarupeta
Jalah 15 Jalah

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(4)Mouza :

Name of Sub-division Name of Mouza
Barpeta Barpeta
Betbari
Nagaon
Chenga
Ghilajari
Jania
Mandia
Baguribari
Gobardhana
Kharija Bijni
Damka Chaka Baushi
Howli
Titapani
Rupshi
Baghbar
Sarukhetri
Paka
Bajali Pub Bajali
Sarih
Uttar Bajali
Manikpur
Bhabanipur
Hastinapur
Bijni

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(5)Police Station :

Name of  Sub-division Name of             Police Station
Barpeta Barpeta
Sarthebari
Barpeta Road
Sorbhog
Tarabari
Baghbar
Kalgachia
Kachumara
Alopati Char
Bajali Patacharkuchi

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(6)Tribal Belts & Blocks:

Name of Tribal Belts/Blocks Name of

Circle

Land (in Bighas) No.of Villages
Chapaguri Belt Sarupeta 1772 1

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(7)Rural Development Blocks with Head quarter

Name of Sub-division Name of Block Head quarter
Barpeta Barpeta Keotkuchi
Chenga Chenga
Guma Phulbari Bar Baradi
Sarukhetri Lachima
Paka Betbari Kayakuchi
Gobardhana Barpeta Road
Rupshi Kalgachia
Chakchaka Sarbhog
Bhabanipur Howly
Mandia Mandia
Bajali Bajali Pathsala (Choukhuti)

 (8)Assembly & Parliamentary Constituencies  

SlNo Name of LA Constituencies

1

BARPETA
2 BAGHBAR
3 BHAWANIPUR
4 CHENGA
5 JANIA
6 PATACHARKUCHI
7 SARBHOG
8 SARUKHETRI
SlNo Name of HP Constituencies
1 Barpeta
2 Kokrajhar

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(B) PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

 

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AGRICULTURE (CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY)
VETERINARY & ANIMAL HUSBANDRY EDUCATION
FORESTRY BANKS
ELECTRICITY (ACHIEVEMENTS UNDERMPLAD, MLALAD, UNTIED FUND)
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION

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Agriculture

Agricultural Area (2011)

Total area 3,30,000 hectare (3300 sq.K.M.)
Total gross cropped area 323727 hectare
Total net cropped area 176900 hectare

Farming family

Type of family Total Number Percentage
Small   39532 80%
Marginal 103047 80%
Big   29230 80%
Landless   22394 12.36%
Total 194203  

Agricultural Units

Agricultural sub-division 3 Nos
A.E.O circle 16 Nos
VLEW Eleka 142 Nos
Field Trial station 1 No
Chronically Flood affected area 31000 hectares

 

Market Committee (under Assam State Marketing Board)
(1) Howly      (2) Baharihat

 

Products: The main crops of the district are paddy, wheat, rape, mustard, tea, lentil, greengram, black gram, potato, vegetables. Major horticultural product are banana, coconut, areca nut, papaya, lemon etc. Beside this large numbers of crops are grown in the district which are exported to other districts including Guwahati are tomato, cabbage, lentils, gourd, cauliflower, brinjal cucumber, pumpkin, ladyfinger, bean etc during peak-season of the vegetables.

This district ranks first in the state in the production of Potato and enjoys a virtual monopoly in production of rabi vegetables.

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(2)Veterinary & Animal Husbandry

Veterinary Units

Vety. Hospital 1 No
State Vety. Dispensary 13 Nos.
Block Vety.Dispensary 7 Nos.
Vety. 1st Aid Centre 13 Nos.
Vety. Sub Centre 13 Nos.
Regional A.I.Centre 1 No.
Artificial Insemination centre 4 Nos.
Stock man centre (ICDP sub centre) 12 Nos.
Live Stock Farm(including cattle breeding & bull rearing) 1 No.
Poultry Farm 1 No.
Fodder Farm 1 No.

Veterinary Production (2010-2011)

Artificial insemination 34961 Nos.
Calf born by artificial insemination 12,829 Nos.
Milk Production (Un-organised) 1,21,40,302 litrs.
Milk Production (Organised) 40,321 litrs.
Egg Production 1,01,22,407 Nos.
Fodder Production 53308.9 qtls.
Fodder Seed Production 6700 qtls.

 

Live Stock Population

Cattle 450029 Nos.
Buffaloes 1556 Nos.
Sheep 132117 Nos.
Goat 235907 Nos.
Horse & Donkey 401 Nos.
Pig 17226 Nos.
Dog 12933 Nos.
Fowl 1106856 Nos.
Duck 503635 Nos.

 

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(4) Electricity

Village electrified 159 Nos.(Under Barpeta Elec.Sub- Divn.)
Town electrified All 6 Nos

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(5)Transport & Communication

Motorable Road(N.H./P.W.D) Barpeta

Sl.No.
ROUTE
DISTANCE (K.M.)
1
Tihu-Patacharkuchi-Simlaguri-Patiladoha(N.H.31)
67 K.M.
2
Barpeta-Daulasal-Rampur
31 K.M.
3
Barpeta-Chenga-Bahari
23 K.M.
4
Barpeta-Nagaon-Sarthebari
27 K.M.
5
Barpeta-Bhella-Madrassa-Bahari
18 K.M.
6
Barpeta-Bhella-Madrassa-Palhazi
18 K.M.
7
Barpeta-Kayakuchi-sarupeta-Bhuyanpara-Rupohi
43 K.M.
8
Barpeta-Satrakanara-Baghbar
29 K.M.
9
Barpeta-Jania-Kadong-Garemari-Howly
18 K.M.
10
Barpeta-Howly-Joypur
19 K.M.
11
Barpeta-Howly-Pathsala-Anchali-Simla
57 K.M.
12
Barpeta-Howly-Pathsala-Patacharkuchi-Tihu-Doomni
72 K.M.
13
Barpeta-Barpeta Road-Gobardhana-Bashbari
49 K.M.
14
Barpeta-Barpeta Road-Gobardhana-Anandabazar
40 K.M.
15
Barpeta-Sorbhog-Kalgachia-Moinbari
71 K.M.
16
Barpeta-Sorbhog-Kamargaon
38 K.M.
17
Barpeta-Sorbhog-Manikpur-Chowkihali-Nowgaon
54 K.M.
18
Barpeta-Sorbhog-Patiladoha-Panbari
56 K.M.

 

MAJOR DISTRICT ROAD:

Sl.No. FROM TO
1 Barpeta Barpeta Road/Bashbari
2 Barpeta Sorbhog/Kalgachia/Moinbari
3 Barpeta Patacharkuchi
4 Barpeta Sarthebari
5 Barpeta Rampur
6 Barpeta Baghbar
7 Barpeta Kadong
8 Barpeta Bahari
9 Barpeta Pathsala

 

OTHER DISTRICT ROAD:

SL.No. FROM TO
1 Barpeta Road Anandabazar
2 Barpeta road Salbari
3 Barpeta Bhabanipur via Kayakuchi
4 Barpeta Mandia
5 Barpeta Jania
6 Barpeta Bhella/Nagaon/Chenga
7 Barpeta Palhaji
8 Barpeta Garemari/Jania
9 Bhabanipur Sarupeta
10 Sorbhog Patiladoha/Panbari
11 Sorbhog Kamargaon

 

Registered Vehicle (As on 12-09-2011 as per DTO, Barpeta)

SL.No. Name of vehicle Total Nos.
1 Bus 85 Nos.
2 Truck (Heavy)

Truck(M)

156 Nos.

76 Nos.

3 Private Car 1618 Nos.
4 Jeep 22 Nos.
5 Omni Bus 4 Nos.
6 Mini Bus 3 Nos.
7 Scooter/Motor Cycle 29901 Nos.
8 Taxi 342 Nos.
9 Tactor 936 Nos.
10 Trailor 493 Nos.
11 Auto Richshow 721 Nos.
12 Govt. M.V. 53 Nos.

 

Roads:

Nature of Roads Length (in KM)
National Highway(N.H.No.31) 67
P.W.D. Roads 1950.67

 

Railway:

Length of Railway line 47 K.M.
Total No. of station

6 Nos.

Sorbhog
Barpeta Road
Guwagacha
Sarupeta
Pathsala
Niz Sariha

Postal service:

Nature of Post Office Total Number
Head Post Office 1
Sub-Post Office 23
Branch Post Office 165

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(6)Co-operative Society

Societies 250 Nos.
Members 2,81,189 Nos.
working capital Rs.340,03,47,691.30/-

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(7)Education

Educational Offices: (2011)

Inspector of Schools 1 No.
Deputy Inspector of Schools 2 Nos.

(Barpeta and Bajali)

Block Elementary Education Offices

8 Nos.

Name of BEEO Head quarter
Barpeta Barpeta
Bajali Pathsala
Jalah Jalah
Bhabanipur Howly
Gobardhana Barpeta Road
Mandia Mandia
Rupshi Kalgachia
Chenga Chenga

Educational institutions :

Type of Institution Govt. Provincialised Total
Primary(L.P.) Schools

EGS upgraded

8 1518                     

156

1682

 

Middle Schools/ M.E. Madrassa - 264 264
M.V. Schools 4 29 33
High School   139 139
Higher Secondary 1 39 40
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay (JNV) 1   1
Kendriya Vidyalay 1   1
Vocational(ITI) 1 - 1
Govt.aided College 14 - 14
Law College - - 1

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(8)BANKS -SERVICE AREA PLAN (2012)

Bank Branches:

Type of Bank Total Number
State Bank of India 11
Assam Co-op.Apex Bank 03
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank 17
Others 33
Total 64

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(9) Achievements under MPLAD, MLALAD and UNTIED fund

MPLAD Schemes:

In the district of Barpeta, Bhawanipur, sorbhog LAC and part of Chapaguri LAC fall under the jurisdiction of 5 Kokrajhar HPC. A detailed scheme wise position are mentioned bellow :

  MPLAD 2010-2011

MLA LAD SCHEME

 Details are shown as below:

YEAR-2010-2011

Name of Schemes

No. of Schemes

Allocation

Completed Schemes

Ongoing Schemes

1

2

3

4

5

Const/Impvt/Rep. of School building/Maktab/ Madrassa/Sangeet Vidyalaya

Sarukhetry-      2

Bhawanipur-    3

Patacharkuchi- 4

Barpeta-           7

Jania-               5

Chenga-           1

Sorbhog-        18

1.25

2.00

3.50

3.50

2.45

1.00

19.70

-

-

-

1

-

-

1

2

3

4

6

5

1

17

Total-             40   

33.4

2

38

Social Institution

 

Bhawanipur-    3

Patacharkuchi- 1

Barpeta-         10

Jania-             16

Sorbhog-        17

Chenga-           1

1.65

1.00

4.50

6.80

12.70

0.50

-

-

2

-

1

-

3

1

8

16

16

1

Total-              47

27.15

3

44

Supply of Sprayer Machine

Chenga-           2

8.00

-

2

Total                 2

8.00

-

2

Installation of HTW

 

 Jania-              3

Chenga-           6

4.032

26.00

-

-

3                          6

Total-                9

30.032

 

9

Const. of Road/village Road/ Culvert/approach Road

Sarukhetry-    14

Bhawanipur-  64

Patacharkuchi- 8

Barpeta-         19

Baghbar-          9

Jania-               9

Sorbhog-          4

Chenga-           2

4.75

26.40

10.875

11.00

34.50

6.15

3.30

2.50

7

10

-

2

1

-

-

-

7

54

8

17

8

9

4

2

Total-            129

99.475

20

109

Const. of boundary wall/play ground

Bhawanipur-    2

Barpeta-           3

1.00

2.50

-

1

2

2

Total                 5

3.50

1

4

River Protection

Jania-              1

1.00

-

1

Total-               1

1.00

-

1

Engine Boat

Chenga-            1

2.00

-

1

Total                1

2.00

-

1

Const. of Shed/Waiting shed/Market shed/Stage

 

Sarukhetry-     2

Barpeta-          2

Patacharkuchi-3

3.00

0.90

3.50

1

1

-

1

1

3

Total-               7

7.40

2

5

Renovation of PWD (Bridge)

Sarukhetry-      4

Jania-                2

20.00

10.00

-

-

4

2

Total-                6

30.00

-

6

Const/Impvt/Renovation of Community Hall/Conference Hall/Sabhaghar/Office room/Guest House/Bhawan

Patacharkuchi-  3

Barpeta-            3

Jania-               17

Sorbhog-           2

 

2.50

4.00

9.30

2.50

-

-

-

-

3

3

17

2

Total                25

18.30

-

25

Earth filling/Gap filling

 

 

Sarukhetry-      20

Bhawanipur-    13

Patacharkuchi- 16

Barpeta-           22

Baghbar-            2

8.90

5.70

15.50

10.40

5.50

12

1

1

2

-

8

12

15

20

2

Total-              73

46.00

16

57

Const. of Toilet/Latrine

 

Sarukhetry-       2

Bhawanipur-     3

0.80

1.45

-

1

2

2

Total-               5

2.25

1

4

Foot Bridge

Sarukhetry-       3

1.10

3

-

Total          -       3

1.10

3

-

Agril Bundh

Sarukhetry-       1

Bhawanipur -    5

0.40

2.75

1

-

-

5

Total-                6

3.15

1

5

Const. of cycle stand

Sarukhetry-       1

0.50

-

1

Total-                1

0.50

-

1

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UNTIED FUND

Up to date scheme wise position under untied fund are stated below

Year

Nature of Scheme

Number of schemes

Total allocation

Completed Schemes

Ongoing Schemes

1

2

3

4

5

6

2010-11

Road Const

2

20.00

1

1

 

Soil Conservation works.

2

31.86

1

1

 

Guest House/Social Institution

3

120.00

-

3

 

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(C)INDUSTRY

(1) Industry (2011)

Registered SSI unit 1964Nos.
Handicraft 934 Nos.
Agro. industries 129 Nos.
Industrial Estate 1 No
Growth centre 1 NO.
commercial Estate 3 Nos.
PMRY benificiaries 4020 Nos.
Employment generation 9293 Nos.

 

(2) Fishery: (2011)

Registered Beel/Fisheries 20 Nos
Un-registered Fisheries 01 No

Fisheries under management of

Assam Fisheries Dev. corpn.

10 Nos.
Eco-hatcharies 15 Nos
Fish seed 2077.29 MT.
Fish Production 15,910.75 MT.

 

(3) Handloom: (2011)

Extension Service Unit 5 Nos.
Handloom Training Centre 6 Nos.
Handloom production centre 1 No.
Cloth production (Annually) 8047.05 Mtrs.
Handloom Distributed 55,520 bundles

 

Sericulture:

Village

Sericultural village 66 Nos.

Production during up to Nov 2011 & Farmers engaged

Name of Item Production Farmers engaged
Eri Cut Cocoon 23,500 Kg. 6540 Nos.
Muga Raw Silk 200.9 Kg. 79 Nos.
Mulberry Raw Silk 62 Kg. 59 Nos.

Govt. Sericulture Institutions:

Name Location Remarks
Sericulture Farm Howly Under A.D.S. Barpeta
Mulberry Reeling Unit Howly Under A.D.S. Barpeta
Village Grazing Reserve Noontola Under A.D.S. Barpeta
Collective Mulberry Garden Noontola Under A.D.S. Barpeta
Eri Concentration Centre Nimua Under B.T.A.D.
Eri Concentration centre Bajegaon Pather Under B.T.A.D.
Eri Concentration centre Hahchara Under B.T.A.D.
Village Grazing Reserve Hahchara Under B.T.A.D.
Village Grazing Reserve Batiamari Under S.S. Bajali

 

(6) Labour & Employment:

Employment Exchange 1 No
Registration 9386 Nos. (July'2011)
Placement 22 Nos. (July'2011)
Live Register 81060 Nos. (July'2011)

 

Employees & Establishments

State Govt. employers 203 Nos.             Almost all the employers in the District are using the employment exchange.
State quasi Govt. employers 13 Nos.
High & Higher Secondary School 179 Nos.

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(D) HEALTH

Medical Health (2011)

Nature of Hospital Total Number
Civil Hospital 1
Community Health Centre 7
P.H.C including M.C.H. 20
Mini PHC 20
Dispensary 8
T.B. Chest Clinic centre 2
Leprosy centre 1
Sub-Centre 264
Subsidiary Health Centre 2

 

Public Health:

Water Supply (2011)

Town served with piped water supply 06 Nos.
Nature of Scheme Type of Supply Numbers
General Scheme (ARP) Marked -II/III Hand Pump 255
Tara Hand Pump 129
TSP Scheme Hand Tube well 27
Tara Hand Pump 04
SCCP Scheme Hand Tube well       42
MNP Hand Tube Well 28
Water Supply Scheme Total   27833 (including Rural Piped water Supply Scheme)

 

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