District at a glance

Geographical Position Dairy Development Transport Community Development
Population Fisheries Communication Local Bodies
Vital Statistics Forest Cooperation Police, Prisons & Fire Services 
Temperature Electricity Registration Legislatures
Rainfall Industries Housing Cinema Theaters
Agriculture Khadi & Village Industries Social Welfare Banks & Insurance
Irrigation Medical & Health Nutritious Meal Programme Natural Resources
Animal Husbandry Education Revenue Administrative Divisions Pilgrim & Tourist Places



GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION

   
  Date of District Formation   1.01.1997
  Latitude (N-S)   Between 10 20' And 11 07'
  Longitude (E-W)   Between 79 15' And 79 45'
  Mean Sea Level   10 meters
  Area (Sq. Km.)   2374
 

POPULATION 2011

       
  Description Total Male Female  
  Total Population 12,64,277 6,26,693 6,37,584  
  Rural Population 10,06,482 4,99,954 5,06,528  
  Urban Population 2,57,795 1,26,739 1,31,056  
  Population (0-6 Yrs) 1,21,973 62,280 59,693  
  Rural Population 96,687 49,422 47,265  
  Urban Population 25,286 12,858 12,428  
  Total SC Population 4,30,927 2,14,717 2,16,210  
  Rural Population 3,88,740 1,93,888 1,94,852  
  Urban Population 42,187 20,829 21,358  
  Total ST Population 3,034 1,466 1,568  
  Rural Population 939 461 478  
  Urban Population 2,095 1,005 1,090  
  Literacy Rate 9,46,471 5,03,085 4,43,386  
  Rural Literates 7,37,887 3,96,275 3,41,612  
  Urban Literates 2,08,584 1,06,810 1,01,774  
  Total Workers 5,40,168 3,69,853 1,70,315  
  Rural Workers 4,51,099 2,99,329 1,51,770  
  Urban Workers 89,069 70,524 18,545  
  Main Workers 4,12,425 3,01,528 1,10,897  
  Rural Workers 3,36,814 2,39,469 97,345  
  Urban Workers 75,611 62,059 13,552  
  Cultivators 60,508 51,146 9,362  
  Rural Workers 55,854 47,029 8,825  
  Urban Workers 4,654 4,117 537  
  Agricultural Labourers 2,00,126 1,24,308 75,818  
  Rural Workers 1,89,268 1,16,639 72,629  
  Urban Workers 10,858 7,669 3,189  
  Household Industries 7,264 4,517 2,747  
  Rural Workers 5,662 3,482 2,180  
  Urban Workers 1,602 1,035 567  
  Other Workers 1,44,527 1,21,557 22,970  
  Rural Workers 86,030 72,319 13,711  
  Urban Workers 58,497 49,238 9,259  
  Marginal Workers 1,27,743 68,325 59,418  
  Rural Workers 1,14,285 59,860 54,425  
  Urban Workers 13,458 8,465 4,993  
  Non-Workers 7,24,109 2,56,840 4,67,269  
  Rural Workers 5,55,383 2,00,625 3,54,758  
  Urban Workers 1,68,726 56,215 1,12,511  
  Households 3,27,219      
  Population Growth (2001 - 2011) 8.43%      
  Male/Female Ratio 1020      
  Density 533      
  Languages spoken in the District Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urudu, Kannadam, Sowrashtra
 

TEMPERATURE (in Degree Centigrades)

       
  Maximum 35.19      
  Minimum 26.39      
 

VITAL STATISTICS (2013-2014)

       
  Birth 17335      
  Death 6733      
  Infant Deaths 195      
  Birth Rate (per 1000 population)        
  Rural 13.6      
  Urban 13.8      
  Combined 13.7      
  Death Rate (per 1000 population)        
  Rural 5.5      
  Urban 3.3      
  Combined 5.3      
  Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000 population)        
  Rural 12.4      
  Urban 0.6      
  Combined 11.2      
  Expectation of Life at Birth        
  Male 61.7      
  Female 63.5      
 

RAINFALL(in mm)

       
  South West        
  Normal 296.4      
  Actual 358.5      
  North East        
  Normal 719.1      
  Actual 388.4      
 

AGRICULTURE 2012-2013

       
  Total Cultivated Area (Hec) 300711      
  Net Area Sown (Hec) 151919      
  Area Sown more than once 148792      
  Area and production of principal crops Area (Hec.) in '000' Production (Tonnes)in '000'
  Rice 159   192.84    
  Pulses 248   12.10  
  Sugarcane (Gur) 0.59   57.90    
  Groundnut 3.33   10.73    
  Gingelly 0.75   0.25    
  Cotton (lint) 4.80   2.42    
  Agricultural Land Holdings (2005-2006)        
  Holdings 158100      
  Area (Hec) 146028      
  Average Size of Holdings 0.924      
  Important Food Crops Rice, Greengram, Blackgram
  Important Non Food Crops Cotton, Groundnut, Coconut, Gingelly, Flowers, Palmolin
 

IRRIGATION

       
  Net Area Irrigated by (Hec) 146666.31      
  Gross Area Irrigated 192409.82      
  Name of the Rivers Odampokki, Vettar, Vennar, Mudikondan, Nandalar, Tirumalairayanar, Koraiyar, Valavaikkal, Kaattar, Pandavaiar, Ayyanar, Arichandranathi, Mulliyar, Pamaniyar, Adappar, Vellaiyar, Marakka Koraiyar, Vadavar Extn.
 
  Name of the Lakes Vaduvur Lake, Thirumeni Lake, Uthayamarthandapuram Lake, Moovanallur Lake
 

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

       
  Veterinary Institutions        
  Veterinary Hospitals 89      
  Veterinary Dispensaries 60      
  Disease Diagnostic Centre 1      
  Sub-Centre ( Breeding Centre) 37      
  Livestock Census 2004        
  Cattle 332124      
  Buffaloes 18256      
  Sheep 4350      
  Goat 269984      
  Poultry -      
 

DAIRY DEVELOPMENT

       
  No. of Milk Co-operative Societies 65      
  Milk Chilling Plants -      
  Milk Production (Lakh Litres) 115.507      
  Value (in Lakhs) -      
 

FISHERIES

       
  Length of Coastal Line (km) 47.2      
  No. of Coastal Blocks 1      
  No. of Coastal Centres 13      
  Marine fish production (tonne) 10040      
  Inland fish production (tonne) -      
  No. of fisherman engaged (Marine/In land) 1842/211      
 

FOREST

       
  Forest Area (Acres)        
  Reserved Forest 12973.255      
  Reserved Lands 88.95      
  Forest Products        
  Timber (Cu. m) 1579.604      
  Teak Poles (MCu)        
  Pulp wood (MT)        
  Mino Forest Products (MT)        
 

ELECTRICITY

       
  Generation of electricity        
  Gas Turbine (MW) 95      
  Power Purchased (in M.U) 55.9      
  Consumption (in M.U)        
  Agriculture 157.2      
  Industry 7.49      
  Commercial 43.12      
  Domestic 223.66      
  Public Lighting & Water works 27.82      
  Miscellaneous 4.51      
  Rural Electrification        
  No. of Pumpset Energised 19315      
  No. of Villages Electrified 573      
  No. of Hamlets Electrified 1500      
 

INDUSTRIES

       
  No. of Working Factories(Reg) 67      
  No. of Mandays Worked 94950      
  No. of Trade Unions 10      
  Medium Scale Industries -      
  Small Scale Industries 364      
  Cottage Industries 155      
  Name of the Industries in the District Pamani Fertilizers, Mannargudi Chandramohan Ceramics,Mannargudi Modern Rice Mills, Thiruvarur
 

KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES

       
  Khadi Production (Rs. in Lakhs Sales (Rs in Lakhs)
  Cotton - -    
  Woolen - -    
  Silk - -    
  Polyester - -    
  Village Industries        
  Soaps - -    
  Leather Goods - -    
  Others - -    
 

MEDICAL AND HEALTH

       
  Modern Medicine        
  No. of Government Hospitals 8      
  Primary Health Centres 59      
  Health Sub Centres 195      
  Dispenseries 3      
  Other Medical Institution 1      
  Beds in Hospitals & Dispensiaries 576      
  Total No. of Doctors 106      
  Total No. of Nurses 156      
  Indian Medicine        
  No. of Government Hospitals 8      
  Primary Health Centres 12      
  Total No. of Doctors 9      
  Homeopathy Medicine        
  No. of Government Hospitals 1      
  Total No. of Doctors -      
 

EDUCATION

       
  Pre Primary Schools 128      
  Primary Schools 656      
  Middle Schools 245      
  High Schools 80      
  Higher Secondary Schools 85      
  Engineering Colleges 2      
  Arts and Science Colleges 11      
  Technical/Polytechnic Institutions 4      
  Music School 1      
  Teacher Training Colleges 4      
  Medical Colleges 1      
  College of Professional Education 2      
  Universities 1      
  No. of Students Appeared/Passed at 10th Std 18562 / 15615 - 84.12%      
  No. of Students Appeared/Passed at 12th Std 14003 / 11721 - 83.07%      
  No. of Fresh Entries (I to V) -      
  No. of children never enrolled at School -      
 

TRANSPORT

       
  Road Length ( in Km.)        
  National Highways 45.00      
  State Highways 328.04      
  Municipality Roads 230.35      
  Panchayat Union & Panchayat Roads 3984.00      
  Town Panchayat Roads 229.219      
  Registered Motor Vehicles        
  Commercial 11261      
  Non Commercial 62803      
  Railway Transport        
  Route Length (in Km)        
  Broad Gauge 254      
  Meter Gauge 105      
  Track Length (in Km)        
  Broad Gauge 254      
  Meter Gauge 105      
  No. of Railway stations 39      
 

COMMUNICATION

       
  Post and Telegraph        
  No. of Post Offices 84      
  No. of Post & Telegraph Offices -      
  No. of Letter Boxes 392      
  Telephones        
  No. of Telephone Exchanges 21      
  No. of Telephone in use 11868      
  No. of Public Call Offices 10      
  No. of Broad Band Connections 4045      
 

CO-OPERATION

       
  Primary Land Development Banks 6      
  District Central Co-operative Banks 2      
  Urban Banks 4      
  Primary Agricultural Credit Societies 137      
  Housing Co-operative Societies 0      
  Employees Co-operative Societies 27      
  Weavers Co-operative Societies 0      
  Primary Co-operative Stores 4      
  Other Co-operative Societies 11      
 

REGISTRATION

       
  No. of Registration Office 10      
  Aggregate value of Property Transferred (in Crores) 18.996      
  Total Receipts (in Crores) 8.310      
 

HOUSING

       
  No. of tenements constructed by TNHB 24      
  No. of tenements constructed by PHB -      
  No. of tenements in Samathuvapuram -      
 

SOCIAL WELFARE (in Nos.)

       
  Old Age Pensioners 22031      
  Moovalur Raamamirtham Ammaiyar Ninaivu Thirumana Uthavi Thittam 2799      
  Marriage Assistance for daughters of poor widows 28      
  Dr DAN widow Remarriage Thittam 7      
  Marriage Assistance to Orphan girls 17      
  Kalappu Thirumana Uthavi Thittam 55      
  Aid for Handicapped 2130      
  Aid for Others -      
  Women Welfare Co-operative societies / Members 13753 / 206131      
  Training Centres -      
  Panchayat Level Federation 430      
  Women Development Centre Beneficiaries -      
  Uzhavar Sandhai 4      
 

NUTRITIOUS MEALS PROGRAMME

       
  Name of the Programme Centres Beneficiaries    
  PTMGR Thittam 984 98140    
  ICDS 1260 90689    
 

REVENUE ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS

       
  No. of Divisions 2      
  No. of Taluks 7      
  No. of Firkas 27      
  No. of Villages 573      
 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & LOCAL BODIES

       
  No. of Community Development Blocks 10      
  No. of Municipalities 4      
  No. of Town Panchahyats 7      
  No. of Village Panchayats 430      
  No. of District Panchayat Wards 18      
  No. of Panchayat Union Wards 176      
  No. of Village Panchayat wards 3108      
 

POLICE, PRISONS & FIRE

       
  Police        
  Local Force 686      
  Armed Reserve 321      
  Police Stations 29      
  Police Outposts 7      
  Central Prisons -      
  Other Prisons 4      
  No. of Fire Stations 9      
 

LEGISLATURE

       
  Members of Legislative Assembly   4      
  Members of Parliament (Lok Sabha) 1      
  Members of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) -      
 

CINEMA THEATRES

       
  Permanent (Non Air Conditioned) 15      
  Semi Permanant -      
  Touring -      
 

BANKS AND INSURANCE

       
  No. of Banks / Branches 133      
  No. of Primary Coop. Banks/Societies 137      
  No. of Life Insurance Offices 4      
  No. of Policies Issues 31114      
  Sum assured in crores 443.47      
 

NATURAL RESOURCES

       
  Name of the Natural Resources Crude Oil, Natural Gas and Savudu
 

PILGRIM AND TOURIST PLACE

       
  Pilgrim Centres
  • Sri Thiyagarajar Swamy Temple, Thiruvarur
  • Sri Saraswathi Temple, Koothanur
  • Sri Murugan Temple, Enkan
  • Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi
  • Sri Kothandaramar Temple, Thillai Vilagam
  • Sri Sivan Temple (Guru), Alangudi
  • Sri Lalithambigai Temple, Thirumeiychur
  • Sri Saneeshwaran Temple, Thirukollikadu
  • Jambuvanodai Dharga, Muthupettai
 
  Tourist Places Bird Sanctuary Vaduvur, Bird Sanctuary Udhayamarthandapuram, Lagoon Muthupettai
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