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Name of the Block                : Jorhat Dev. Block, Baghchung.

Name of the District                   : Jorhat.

Population                                     : 1,67,831 (as per 1991 census)

Major Functions in the BDO Office:

1) All Rural Dev. Works, implementation of

  • S. G. R. Y. (Swarna Jayanti Rojgar Yojana)

  • S. G. S. Y. (Swampurna Gramin Swarojgar Yojana)

  • I. A. Y. (New and Upgradation).(Indra Awas Yojana)

  • P. M. G. Y. (New and Upgradation). (Prime Minister Gramin Yojana)

 2) N. S. A. P. (National Social Assistance Programme) like N. F. B. C. (National Family Benefit Schemes), O. A. P. (Old Age Pension), Midday Meal, B.S.Y.(Balika Samridhi Yojana), Maternity Benefit Scheme.

3) P. D. S. (Public Distribution Centre), (Annapurna, Antoyaday Scheme)

4) Facilities such as- 

              a. Education:-

 Primary and Junior Basic School                :  219 nos.

Middle School                                               :   37 nos.

High School                                                   :   25 nos.

Govt. aided College                                      :     2 nos.

Commerce College                                      :    NIL

P.G. College and Professional studies      :    NIL

B.T. College                                                   :    NIL

Rural Library                                                  :    12 nos.

                 b. Health:-

Govt. Hospital                                                :    NIL

Primary Health Centers                                :      1 no.

Govt. sub Centers                                         : 3125 nos.

Community Health Centers              :     17 nos.

Ayurvedic Cells                                             :       1 no.

Homoeopathic Cells                                     :     NIL

Family welfare Center                                  :       1 no.

Total Beds                                                     :     10 nos.

Bed per Thousand population                     :    1.6

    1. Economy and Development:-

 Jorhat Development Block has 27 no. of  GPs

 Population Distribution:-

                  Total                    :    1,67,831 (as per 1991 census)

                  Male                    :       89,572 (           -do-           )

                  Female                :       80,259 (          -do-            )

                 S.T. Population     :         7,160 (          -do-            )

                 S.C. Population     :         8,761 (          -do-            )

                 Literate Person      :       83,498 (          -do-            )

                Total Workers         :       55,542 (          -do-            )

                 Male                      :       39,016 (          -do-            )

                Female                   :       16,526 (          -do-            )

                Sex Ratio               :   919:1000

 Distribution of Workforce:-

                Agriculture                                      : 68%

                Small Scale Industry                       :   7%  

                Trade Commerce                           :   5%

                Transportation, Communication etc.:   6%

                Service Sector                                : 14%

 Primary Sector:-

            Land Utilization (in Hectors):-

                         Area Under Forest                 :      170.00

                        Net Area Sown                        :  35217.00

                        Area Sown More Than Once  :    3095.00

                        Total cropped Area                  :  38312.00

             Area Under Important Crops (in Hectors):-

                         Rice                                        :  21740.00

                        Wheat                                       :        47.00

                        Black Gram                               :        15.00

                        Rape and Mustard                    :      106.00

                        Sugar Cane                              :      101.00

                        Jute                                           :        15.00

                       Tea                                            :    9372.00                        

                       Potato                                         :        13.00

             Sericulture and Weaving:-

                       Sericulture Farms                       :       2 nos.

                        Area(in Hect.)                            :      167.00

        Handlooms                                :       NIL

        Weaving Training Centers        :       NIL

        Basic Muga Seed Farms          :       NIL

        Ari Seed Grainage Farms        :       NIL

(But many households engaged privately in producing muga seeds which is exported to outside)

             Fishing:-

        Bill                                            :     2 nos.

       Govt. Fishery                            :     2 nos.

 

              Jorhat Dev. Block has no huge potential of for Fishery. There are ponds and natural water bodies. Fishing cultivation though limited but have earning good money by utilizing their land

Farming:-

              Live Stock and poultry occupy an important place in economic life of Jorhat Dev. Block. Cattle, Buffalo Goat etc., the most common live stock animals in this area. Though there is huge potentiality in this aspect but as because of financial condition people some time cannot engage satisfactorily in this same work.

Forestry:-

           In regard to forestry, there is not much costly resources in Jorhat Dev. Block.

Secondary Sector:-

        Industry:-

        In regard to Industry, mainly Tea Industry in Jorhat Dev. Block, which have their own factory and produces enough tea and give supply to Guwahati Tea Auction Center and Kolkata Tea Auction Center.

        There are also some scale and cottage industry like handloom products, bamboo and cane products etc.

Tertiary Sector:-

       Trade and Commerce:-

       Approximately 5% of the active workforce is engaged in trades and commerce in Jorhat Dev. Block. Though there is enough potentiality in regard to trade and commerce but infrastructural condition are not for any positive expansion in this regard.

 

 

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