District at a Glance

 

Geographical and Population details of the District
Name No Name No Percentage
Geographical Area: 8807 sq. km Area under Forest: 1879.53 sqkm 21.34
Population 2011 Census
Name No Percentage
Total 1379647  in %
Male 678809 49.20
Female 700838 50.80
Rural 1153478 83.61
Urban 226169 16.39
Scheduled Caste 196540 14.25
Scheduled Caste Male 96789 49.25
Scheduled Caste Female 99751 50.75
Scheduled Tribe 697583 50.56
Scheduled Tribe Male 337373 48.36
Scheduled Tribe Female 360210 51.64
Literacy
Name No Percentage
Total Literate 568090 49.21
Literate Male 340843 60.32
Literate Female 227247 38.55
Communication
Name Length(KM)
National Highway 293.53
State Highway 165.08
Rural Roads 866.90
Gram Panchayat roads 5967
Panchayat Samiti Roads 1183
Forest Roads 208.75
Industries
Type Name
Major Industries NALCO, HAL, SEWA(Bilt) & Toshali Cement
MSME Setup 874
Agriculture
Name Area/Crop
Total Cultivable Area 301.50 SqKm
Total Paddy Area(Kharif) 99.000 Ha
Irrigation Potential(Kharif) 93908 Ha
Irrigation Potential(Rabi) 64057 Ha
Major Kharif Crops Paddy, Ragi, Maize, Niger, Vegetables
Major Rabi Crops Paddy, Sugercane , Vegetables
Forest Area in Koraput Forest Division
Name Forest Blocks Total Area (Ha)
Reserve Forests 61 30251.2039
Proposed Reserve Forests 125 39779.1848
Demarcated Protected Forests 62 31553.4221
Reserve Land 04 151.8100
Protected Land 01 33.3700
Under Sec.32 of Act 04 415.9905
Village Forests 81 553.1600
Compensatory Afforestation 24 3203.8540
Other Forest(Under Revenue Department Management) 9403.9700
Areas not recorded Forests but having characteristics of Forests.(Government) 4901.2700
Areas not recorded Forests but having characteristics of Forests.(Private) 388.8400
Un-Classified Forests. 40.1100
Total 120676.1853