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CUDDALORE DISTRICT PROFILE
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Geographical Details
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Demographic details
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Taluk details
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Block details
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Block wise Literacy Rate
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Educational and other infrastructural facilities
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Agro-climatic features
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Land details
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Irrigation Resources
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Soil resources and type
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Area, production and productivity of major crops
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Farm Gate Price of major crops
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Livestock and poultry products production

Geographical Details

The district has an area of 3,564 km². It is bounded on the north by Viluppuram District, on the east by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Nagapattinam District, and on the west by Perambalur District.

Geographical Position*

North Latitude Between 15° 5’/11° 11’ and 12 ° 35’
East Longitude Between 78 °   38’ and  80 °  0’

Total Geographical area :    3678 Sq.km
District Headquarters name : Cuddalore

Cuddalore in Tamil nadu Cuddalore revenue division

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Demographic details  

S. No

Particulars

Value

i)

Population

Male

11,50,908

Female

11,34,487

Total Population

22,85,395

Rural

15,31,034

Urban

754361

ii)

Population density / Sq. km

621

iii)

Literates

 

Male (%)

81.64

Female (%)

60.27

Total (%)

70.95

iv)

Details on SC/ST population

 

Male

324633

Female

321618

Total Population

646251

Literacy rate (%)

Male

58

Female

42

Total

50

v)

Labour profile

 

a)

Total workers

973066

b)

Male workers

636911

c)

Female workers

336155

d)

Rural workers

729741

e)

Urban workers

243325

f)

Cultivators

185873

g)

Agricultural Labourers

449204

h)

Household industry

30457

i)

Other workers

307530

j)

Marginal workers

243302

j)

Non-workers

1312329

vi)

Major languages spoken in the district

Tamil, Telungu, Urudu, English & Kanada

vii)

Details on Birth-Death Rate  (per 1000 population)

 

Birth Rate

14.5

Death Rate 

4.2

Infant Mortality Rate

18.6

Expectation of life in years

Male

67.7

Female

66.1


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Taluk details

S. No

Name of the taluk

Total area in ha

Taluk HQ

Chidambaram

64582

Chidambaram

Cuddalore

56645

Cuddalore

Kattumannarkoil

48523

Kattumannarkoil

Panruti

56097

Panruti

Tittakudi

59687

Tittakudi

Virudhachalam

82247

Virudhachalam

 

Taluks in Cuddalore District

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Block details

S. No

Name of the block

Total area in 
(in Sq.Km)

Number of Panchayats

Number of Villages

Total Population  inclusive of SC / ST population

SC / ST population

 

 

 

 

 

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Annagramam

169.8

42

55

86757

86041

172798

27627

27606

55233

Cuddalore

256.47

51

77

174412

170589

345001

34985

35332

70317

Panruti

302.93

42

44

164010

158574

322584

31335

30600

61935

Kurinjipadi

398.22

49

71

102419

100094

202513

29253

28781

58034

Kammapuram

314.97

53

66

72132

69696

141828

19013

18468

37481

Virudhachalam

304.29

51

69

84211

83164

167375

21565

21369

42934

Nallur

352.58

64

77

67819

67076

134895

28838

27748

56586

8

Mangalur

447.5

66

85

72579

74079

146658

28753

28900

57653

Kattumannarkoil

250.54

55

76

65154

63791

128945

22664

22223

44887

10 

Keerapalayam

237.41

63

77

82506

82601

165107

23704

24257

47961

11

Bhuvanagiri

201.37

47

55

53355

52467

105822

17150

16984

34134

12

Parangipettai

228.98

41

57

61332

62173

123505

16669

16706

33375

13

Komaratchi

212.75

57

89

64222

64142

128364

23077

22644

45721

 

Blocks in Cuddalore District

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Block wise Literacy Rate (%)

S. No

Name of the block

Other than SC / ST population

SC / ST population

Total Literacy Rate

 

 

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Annagramam

69

51

60

58

42

50

64

46

55

Cuddalore

73

59

66

56

44

50

65

52

58

Panruti

74

55

65

58

42

50

66

49

57

Kurinjipadi

68

47

58

59

41

50

63

44

54

Kammapuram

70

46

59

51

39

45

61

43

52

Virudhachalam

72

52

62

58

42

50

65

47

56

Nallur

66

42

54

61

39

50

63

41

52

8

Mangalur

62

39

50

61

39

50

61

39

50

Kattumannarkoil

74

57

65

54

42

48

64

49

57

10 

Keerapalayam

75

60

68

56

44

50

66

52

59

11

Bhuvanagiri

72

53

63

58

42

50

65

47

56

12

Parangipettai

72

55

63

56

44

50

64

50

57

13

Komaratchi

76

61

68

55

45

50

65

53

59

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Educational  and other infrastructural facilities

S. No

Particulars

Numbers / Values

01

Educational facilities

 

a)

Pre-primary

146

b)

Primary

1202

c)

Middle

417

d)

High

146

e)

Higher-Secondary

164

02

Professional colleges

 

a)

Medical

1

b)

Engineering

5

c)

Agriculture

1

d)

Veterinary / Fisheries

e)

Others (Please specify)

a) University

1

b) Education college

34

C) Polytechnic

8

d) ITI

13

03

Number of Arts and Science Colleges

9

04

Institutional Credit Facility

 

a)

Name of the Lead Bank

Indian Bank

b)

Number of branches of lead bank in the district

167

c)

Other Commercial Banks

8

d)

Primary Land Development Bank

6

e)

District Central Co-operative Banks

26

f)

Urban Banks

2

g)

Primary Agricultural Co-operative Credit Society

167

h)

Housing Co-operative Societies

30

i)

Employees Co-operative Societies

77

j)

Weavers Co-operative Society

36

k)

Industrial Co-operative Society

16

l)

Khadi and Village Industries Societies

22

m)

Industrial Co-operative Societies

-

n)

Primary Co-operative Stores

8

o)

Co-operative Sugar mills

1 + 2 private sugar mills

q)

Other Marketing Society (please specify)

05

Agricultural Marketing and Processing

 

a)

Number of Regulated Markets

10 Nos.

b)

Number of Co-operative Marketing Society

c)

Number of Permanent Markets / Central Markets

d)

Number of weekly markets / shandies

e)

Number of drying yards

f)

Number of storage godowns

6- Agricultural godowns
8- Non agricultural godowns

g)

Number of cold storage units for agricultural produce

h)

Number of agro based / agri-based processing industries

i)

Small scale

7610

ii)

Medium scale

2

iii)

Large scale

14

iv)

Cottage industries

1176

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Agro-climatic features

a) Rainfall pattern during 2009-10

S.No

Month

Rainfall in m.m

Actual
Normal
% deviation

01

January

3.4

14.19

-76.04

02

February

0

33.72

-100.00

03

March

21.2

18.40

15.22

04

April

27.2

23.92

13.73

05

May

112.4

100.72

11.60

06

June

9.6

29.31

-67.24

07

July

56.8

62.89

-9.69

08

August

236

94.45

149.88

09

September

107.8

138.64

-22.24

10

October

37.8

272.55

-86.13

11

November

470.2

294.24

59.80

12

December

143.0

164.61

-13.13

b) Temperature prevailed during 2009-10

S.No

Month

Mean Maximum ° C

Mean Minimum ° C

 

 

Actual

Normal

% deviation

Actual

Normal

% deviation

01

January

30.73

31.05

-1.03

18.53

22.41

-17.30

02

February

33.22

32.77

1.36

20.02

23.26

-13.95

03

March

35.15

35.34

-0.56

22.40

25.18

-11.02

04

April

36.90

37.12

-0.58

24.57

27.18

-9.62

05

May

38.70

38.37

0.86

26.10

27.19

-3.98

06

June

38.33

37.74

1.56

25.58

26.64

-3.99

07

July

38.02

37.23

2.14

24.77

26.62

-6.96

08

August

36.78

36.92

-0.37

23.80

23.85

-0.21

09

September

36.55

36.01

1.50

23.66

25.49

-7.20

10

October

35.77

34.37

4.09

23.18

24.31

-4.66

11

November

31.14

31.05

0.28

19.75

22.58

-12.54

12

December

29.68

30.26

-1.93

18.35

22.19

-17.31

c) Relative humidity during 2009-10

S.No

Month

Average Relative humidity (%)

 

 

Actual

Normal

% deviation

01

January

69.48

76.83

-9.57

02

February

72.30

77.72

-6.97

03

March

71.39

75.93

-5.98

04

April

62.80

73.17

-14.17

05

May

46.06

68.94

-33.18

06

June

44.87

69.10

-35.07

07

July

54.92

71.11

-22.77

08

August

65.13

72.02

-9.56

09

September

72.92

76.07

-4.15

10

October

71.73

79.36

-9.62

11

November

83.83

79.83

5.01

12

December

81.16

79.18

2.51

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Land details

Nine fold classification of land and other land details during 2009-10

S.No

Particulars

Area in ha

% to the Total geographical area

01

Total geographical area

367781.000

02

Area under Forest

1414.525

0.384

03

Barren and uncultivable land

14646.925

3.982

04

Land put into non-agricultural uses

58572.710

15.925

05

Cultivable waste

5956.495

1.62

06

Permanent pastures and other grazing lands

608.000

0.165

07

Miscellaneous tree crops and grooves not included in the net area sown

17673.030

4.80

08

Current Fallow

39695.674

10.793

09

Other Fallow

14999.251

4.078

10

Net Area Sown

214214.390

58.245

11

Area sown more than once

70781.915

12.

Gross Cropped Area

284996.305

 

Details on operational holdings 2009-10

S. No

Classification category

Category area*

Operational area in ha

% to total operational area

Number of holdings

% to total number of holdings

01

Marginal

< 1ha

87455

38.00

242959

78.728

02

Small

1-2 ha

57680

25.06

42142

13.655

03

Small-medium

2-5 ha

47490

20.63

17691

5.732

04

Medium

5-10 ha

29754

12.92

5325

1.725

05

Large

>10 ha

7741

3.363

488

0.158

Total

230120

308605

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 Irrigation Resources

S. No

Particulars

Number

Other related particulars

01

Canals

Government

270

Length in km 1058

Private

-

Length in km

02

Tanks / ponds

< 40 ha

188

=>40 ha

404

-

03

Wells

Open wells

47084

Bore wells

784

Dug cum bore wells

10771

Tube wells

36156

Filter point tube wells

-

Artisan wells

-

04

Other major sources if any
1. Veeranam lake
2. Perumal Lake
3. wellington reservoir
4. Rivers : Gadilam, Pennaiyar & Vellar

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Soil resources and type

S. No

Name of the block

Soil type

Major nutrients which are deficient

Micro-nutrients which are deficient

01

Annagramam

Sandy Coastal Alluviam

Nitrogen

Zinc, Boron,

02

Cuddalore

Sandy Coastal Alluviam

Nitrogen

Iron, Manganese

03

Panruti

Red Loam

Nitrogen

Zn, Cu

04

Kurinjipadi

Red Loam

Nitrogen

Zn, Cu

05

Kammapuram

Lateritic Soil

Nitrogen

Zinc, Boron

06

Virudhachalam

Red Loam

Nitrogen

Zinc, Boron

07

Nallur

Sandy clay

Nitrogen

Zinc, cu

08

Mangalur

Sandy clay loam

Nitrogen

Zn, Cu, Mn, Fe

09

Kattumannarkoil

Block soil

Nitrogen

Iron, Zinc

10

Keerapalayam

Sandy Coastal Alluviam

Nitrogen

Fe, Zn, Boron

11

Bhuvanagiri

Sandy Coastal Alluviam

Nitrogen

Fe, Zn, Boron, Molybdenum

12

Parangipettai

Sandy Coastal Alluviam

Nitrogen

Fe, Zn, Boron, Molybdenum

13

Komaratchi

Block soil

Nitrogen

Fe, Zn, Boron, Molybdenum

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Area (ha), production (tonnes) and productivity (kg/ha) of major crops for 2009-10
   

S.No.

Crops

Total Cropped Area (ha)

Production
(tone)

Productivity (kg/ha)

Field crops

1

Rice

110515

543181.23

4915

2

Sorghum

2067

789.59

382

3

Cumbu

5327

6621.46

1243

4

Ragi

1019

2190.85

2150

5

Maize

1769

4160.69

2352

Pulses

1

Redgram

1385

709.12

512

2

Blackgram

42076

15904.73

378

3

Greengram

4423

1410.94

319

4

Other pulses

827

354.78

429

Oilseeds

1

Groundnut

34848

90326.02

2592

2

Gingelly

8599

3525.59

410

3

Sunflower

382

462.98

1212

4

Castor

172

100.62

585

Cash crop

1

Cotton

1299

396.20

305

2

Sugarcane

34744

4586208.00

132000

Cash crop

1

Cashew nut

28497

22157

780

2

Banana

3756

93525

24900

3

Jack

529

5111

9660

4

Guava

499

3504

7020

5

Mango

571

2372

4150

Vegitables/Spices

1

Brinjal

296

3309

11180

2

Chillies

149

79

530

3

Bhendi

78

546

7000

4

Tapioca

5168

177563

34360

5

Snakegourd

181

2715

15000

6

Moringa

69

3450

50000

7

Bittergourd

57

684

12000

8

Lablab

31

403

13000

9

Coriander

5996

2421

400

1

Rose

31

225

7250

2

Jasmine-Gundumalli

139

1077

7750

3

Jasmine-Mullai

319

2712

8500

4

Crossandra

82

164

2000

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Area under irrigation for major crops for 2009-10

S. No

Crop

Total Cropped Area (ha)

Irrigated area (ha)

% of irrigation

a) Agricultural crops

Field crops

1

Rice

102798.470

102798.470

100.000

2

Sorghum/ Cholam

1084.905

39.000

3.595

3

Cumbu

1714.000

214.000

12.485

4

Ragi

181.000

111.000

61.326

5

Maize

12318.000

9.000

0.073

Pulses

1

Redgram

124.560

0.000

0.000

2

Blackgram

47946.035

1699.000

3.544

3

Greengram

4190.000

739.000

17.637

4

Cowpea

48.000

25.000

52.083

Oilseeds

1

Groundnut

16306.755

10434.000

63.986

2

Gingelly

516.850

981.000

189.804

3

Sunflower

207.000

16.000

7.729

4

Coconut

2496.775

2139.775

85.702

Cash crop

1

Cotton

2117.000

147.000

6.944

2

Sugarcane

38356.875

38356.875

100.000

b ) Horticultural crops

Fruits/plantation crops

1

Cashew nut

36900.220

5387.000

14.599

2

Banana

4443.000

4443.000

100.000

3

Jack

772.000

1.000

0.130

4

Guava

500.000

497.000

99.400

5

Mango

676.220

23.000

3.401

Vegetables/spices

1

Brinjal

253.000

253.000

100.000

2

Chillies

169.000

169.000

100.000

3

Bhendi

85.000

85.000

100.000

4

Tapioca

4057.000

3934.000

96.968

5

Snakegourd

35.000

35.000

100.000

6

Moringa

210.000

209.000

99.524

7

Bittergourd

203.000

203.000

100.000

8

Lablab/ onion

66.000

66.000

100.000

9

Coriander

570.775

0.000

0.000

10

Lablab

13.000

13.000

100.000

11

Tomato

11.000

11.000

100.000

Flower

1

Rose

22.000

22.000

100.000

2

Jasmine-Gundumalli

163.000

163.000

100.000

3

Jasmine-Mullai

267.000

267.000

100.000

4

Crossandra

103.000

103.000

100.000

5

Crysanthimum

27.000

27.000

100.000

Tree crops

1

Ucalyptus

934.380

4.000

0.428

2

Casuarina

6594.215

3721.000

56.428

3

Teakwood

352.950

40.950

11.602

4

Bamboo

212.000

0.000

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Farm Gate Price of major crops during for 2009-10

S. No

Crop

Farm Gate Price

Wholesale price

Retail price

Cereals

a)

Rice

800/100 kg

810 /100 kg

800/100 kg

b)

Cumbu

810/100 kg

859/100 kg

850/100 kg

c)

Cholam/Maize

1000/100 kg

1100/100 kg

1000/100 kg

d)

Varagu

1000/ 100 kg

f)

Red gram / ragi

1044/100 kg

Pulses

a)

Black gram

5700/ 100 kg

5859 / 100 kg

5800 / 100 kg

b)

Green gram

3120 / 100 kg

3270 / 100 kg

3220 / 100 kg

c)

Nari payiru

4000 / 100 kg

Oil seedds

a)

Groundnut

4200/ 80 kg

4333/ 80 kg

4320/ 80 kg

b)

Gingili

2300/ 80 kg

2369/ 80 kg

2330/ 80 kg

c)

Coconut

2310/ 80 kg

2392/ 80 kg

2356/ 80 kg

d)

Sun flower

1600/ 80 kg

1611/ 80 kg

1600/ 80 kg

e)

Castor

1720/ 80 kg

1789/ 80 kg

1720/ 80 kg

Vegetables

a)

Bhendi

-

6.00/Kg

8.00/Kg

b)

Brinjal (Annamali variety)

-

12.00/Kg

14.00/Kg

c)

Chili

-

15.00/Kg

17.00/Kg

d)

Snake gourd long(PLR1)

-

6.00/Kg

8.00/Kg

e)

Bitter gourd

-

10.00/Kg

12.00/Kg

f)

Tapioca

-

8.00/Kg

10.00/Kg

Fruits

a)

Banana yellow (poovan)

-

125.00 -150.00/Bunch

12.00-15.00/dozen

b)

Guava

-

15.00/kg

20/kg

c)

Jack (Big size)

-

100 / pieces

d)

Cashew nut (W240)

-

295.00/kg

300.00/kg

Species and Plantation Crops

a)

Coriander

-

40.00/kg

43.00/kg

Others

a)

Crossandra

600.00/kg

b)

Jasmine

250.00/kg

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Livestock and poultry products production for 2009-10

S. No

Name of the Block

Cows milk in litres

1

Annagramam

28525

2

Cuddalore

1135

3

Panruti

16960

4

Kurinjipadi

10785

5

Kammapuram

15870

6

Virudhachalam

25331

7

Nallur

53270

8

Mangalur

219338

9

Kattumannarkoil

5929

10

Keerapalayam

26450

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