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Government Of Assam Chirang District

Chirang at a glance

Brief Introduction

The district started functioning with effect from 4th june, 2004 with its head quarter at kajalgaon.This district is having one civil sub-division with its head quarter at bijni and one sadar sub-division with its head quarter at kajalgaon.The chirang district possesses a plain topography. It also has undulating areas and the northern parts of the district lie on the foothills of bhutan that has slightly higher elevation, which is decreasing towards the southern parts of the district. The four types of soil found here are entisols, inceptisols, alfisols and ultisols. The district comes under lower brahmaputra valley agro-climatic zone. The climate is sub-tropical in nature with warm and humid summer followed by dry and cool winter. The pre and post-monsoon months are unpredictable and experience erratic rainfall. Champamati, aie and manas rivers flow through the district and join the brahmaputra river. Many other tributaries, small rivulets and streams flow through this district.

Administrative Setup

Administrative Division

LAD

Offical Language

Assamese

No.of Sub-Divisions

2

No.of Revenue Circles

3

No.of Developmental Blocks

3

No.of Educational Blocks

3

No.of Municipality Boards

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No.of Town Committees

3

No.of Goan Panchyats

62 Nos. of VCDC

No.of Villages

496

No.of Revenue Villages

479

No.of Forest Villages

17

No.of Police Stations

7

No.of Police Out posts

7

No.of Fire Stations

2

No.of Post Offices

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No.of Bank Branches

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No.of Tea Estates

0

Political Setup

Lok Sabha Constituency

Kokrajhar(ST)(HPC-5)

Legislative Assembly Constituency

2(31 Sidli LAC, 33 Bijni LAC)

Health Setup

No.of District Hospitals

1

No.of Primary Health Centres

3

No.of Community Health Centres

3

No.of Sub Centres

87

Educational Setup

No.of University

Bodo Land University,Kokrajhar (Nearest)

No.of Degree Collegess

6

No.of Engineering Colleges

CIT Kokrajhar(Nearest)

No.of Medical Colleges

......

No.of Polytechnics

0

No.of ITIs

0

No.of Higher Secondary Schools

 

No.of High Schools

Upper Primary:133 Lower Primary:836

Demographic Setup

Total Area

1468.42Sq Km

Total Population

482,162

Male Population

244,860

Female Population

237,302

Rural Population

446,825

Urban Population

35,337

SC Population (%)

 

ST Population (%)

 

Population Growth (%)

11.34

Density

251/sq. Km

Sex Ratio

969

Average literacy (%)

63.55

Male literacy (%)

59.56

Female literacy (%)

48.05

Total Household

97,395

 

 



 

Chirang at a glance