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After YANDABOO in 1826 , Lt. J. Mathie was appointd as the Political agent
at Jorhat in 1830 .
district of Jorhat in the present form came into being after separation of
3.01 A Profile
Total Crop area = 152379 hec i.e. 53.44 %
Area used for purpose other than cultivation = 108317 hec.
Area under Small Tea Garden - 150.60 hec.
No. of Tea Gardens - 139 Nos.
Total No. of Job seeker as per employment - 90,606 Nos.
Source: Employment Exchange live register.
Total No. of registered SSI Units - 1357.
( source Statistical Hand Book Assam – 2002 )
No. of Sub-Divisions - 3 Nos. (1) Jorhat Sadar , (2) Majuli , (3) Titabor.
No. of Development Block - 8 Nos.
NAME OF DEV. BLOCK DISTANCE FROM HQ.
No. of Zila Parishad constituency - 23 Nos.
No. of Gaon Panchayat = 111 Nos.
No. of Revenue Circle - 6 Nos.
No. of Police Station - 10 Nos.
No. of Police Out post - 17 Nos.
No. of Primary School - 1526 Nos.
No. of H.E. School - 318 Nos.
No. of H.S. School - 19 Nos.
No. of College - 14 Nos.
Border road along Nagaland - 101 KM
No. of Air Port - 1 No.
No. of LAC - 5 and 1 part
No. of HPC - 3 ( in part ) – 1.Jorhat 2. Koliabor 3. Lakhimpur
University - 1. Assam Agricultural University.
Engineering College - 1. Assam Engineering College.
Research institute –
1. Tocklai Tea Research Station.
2. Regional Research Laboratory.
3. Central Muga Research Institute.
4. Rain Forest Research Institute.
district has a varied topography. On the north lies the famous
Majuli island, the soil of which
Brahmaputra river flows through the middle of the district from east to
west, There are three
The district can be divided into three distinct regions:
3.03 CLIMATE :
Jorhat district experiences moderate climate.
The temperature varies between 9°C to 39°C.
According to 2001 census, the provisional
Jorhat district stood at 10,09,197 as
Source : Census of India 2001, provisional population.
03 : Rural and urban population
Source : Census of India 2001, Provisional population totals, paper 2 of 2001.
The percentage of urban population has increased from 15% to 17% between 1991-2001. The number of towns has increased from 3 in 1991 to 7 in 2001. Five of them are however census towns only.
district owns the distinction of being the district with highest literacy.
It is much above
04 : Literacy rate in Jorhat vis-a-vis Assam
Source : Census of India, 2001, Provisional population totals, paper 2 of 2001.
The literacy percentage has increased from
65.51% to 77.91% between 1991- 2001. Even female
3.06 ECONOMIC PROFILE:
As per the HDI
report, the per capita NSDP of the
district is almost double the state average and
Table 05 : Distribution of Per capita NSDP, 2000-01 (at constant 93- 94prices,)
Source: HDI Report, 2003 & Statistical Outline of India, 2002-03