Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Cachar, Assam Agricultural University

DISTRICT PROFILE OF CACHAR:

District Map

Download the district Agricultural Inventory Here

Geographical Position:
Latitude: 24° 22' N and 25° 8' N
Longitude: 92° 24' E and 93° 15' E
Altitude:  

Total Geographical area: 3,786 km²
District Headquarters name: Silchar

Demographic details:
Sl. No. Particulars Value
i Population  
Male 8,86,616 
Female 8,49,703 
TotalPopulation 17,36,319 
Rural 1,420,309
Urban 316,010
ii Population Density/ Sq. km 459
iii Literates  
Male(%) 85.85%
Female(%) 74.62%
Total(%) 78.14%
vi Major languages spoken in the district Bangla(Sylheti)

Block details:                              
Sl No. Name of the Block
1 Silchar
2 Salchapra
3 Tapang
4 Katigorah
5 Kalain
6 Banskandi
7 Binnakandi
8 Lakhipur
9 Rajabazar
10 Sonai
11 Palonghat
12 Norshingpur
13 Borjhelenga
14 Udarbond
15 Borkhola

Educational and other infrastructural facilities of latest available:
Sl. No. Particulars Numbers / Values
1 School 252
2 Medicalcolleges 1
3 Engineeringcolleges 1
4 Agriculturecolleges 0
5 Veterinary/Fisheries colleges 0
6 LawCollege colleges 1
7 Polytechniccolleges 1
8 ITI 1
9 Numberof Arts and Science Colleges 7

Agro- climatic features:

Normal Rainfall pattern:
Month Normal rainfall
(mm)
Based on min.10 years
Rainfall (mm) Difference of rainfall
in comparison with normal rainfall(mm)
% of deviation
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Jan 13 14.1 18.1 0 -1.1 -4 18.1 -8.46 -30.77 139.23
Feb 51 12.2 8.1 5 38.8 4.1 3.1 76.08 8.04 6.08
Mar 168 73.8 121.9 77 94.2 -48.1 44.9 56.07 -28.63 26.73
Apr 262 114.2 589 683 147.8 -474.8 -94 56.41 -181.22 -35.88
May 387 454.2 243.7 597 -67.2 210.5 -353.3 -17.36 54.39 -91.29
Jun 530 398.5 689.4 147 131.5 -290.9 542.4 24.81 -54.89 102.34
Jul 528 480.1 353.9 379 47.9 126.2 -25.1 9.07 23.90 -4.75
Aug 470 383.5 493.9 372 86.5 -110.4 121.9 18.40 -23.49 25.94
Sep 363 281 329.9 269 82 -48.9 60.9 22.59 -13.47 16.78
Oct 183 87.3 146.5 118 95.7 -59.2 28.5 52.30 -32.35 15.57
Nov 35 0 74 34 35 -74 40 100.00 -211.43 114.29
Dec 11 0.1 0 0 10.9 0.1 0 99.09 0.91 0.00
Total 3001 2299 3068.4 2681 702 -769.4 387.4 23.39 -25.64 12.91

Normal Temperature:
Month Minimum(OC) Maximum(OC)
April 35.60 16.80
May 34.90 19.00
June 35.60 21.50
July 36.80 23.80
August 28.90 27.30
September 37.10 23.40
October 34.00 20.70
November 31.10 13.40
December 24.80 10.50
January 29 10.2
February 34.2 12.2
March 35.3 15.1

Normal Relative humidity:
Month Humidity(%)
April 79.85
May 80.37
June 88.85
July 84.73
August 84.21
September 84.08
October 80.34
November 92.72
December 90.90
January 69.36
February 62.05
March 58.54

Nine fold classification of land and other land details during:
Sl. No. Particulars Area (ha)
1 Total geographical area 377610
2 Area under Forest 143270
3 Barren and uncultivable land 41701
4 Land put into non-agricultural uses 1180
5 Cultivable waste 2637
6 Miscellaneous tree crops and grooves not includes in the net area sown 13075
7 Net area sown 125000
8 Area sown more than once 70980