Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh at a Glance

District at a Glance


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Location

Anuppur District situated in the north eastern part of Madhya Pradesh, This District came into existenace on 15th August 2003 by re-organising Shahdol District. Anuppur District has total area of 3701 sq. km, extends 80 km from east to west and 70 km from north to south. District anuppur is surrounded by Koria District (C.G.) in east, Shahdol & Umaria District in west, Shahdol District in North and Dindori (M.P.) Bilaspur (C.G.) in the south.

Geographical Scenario

District anuppur is predominantly hilly district. It is picturesque with certain pockets and belt of sal and mixed forests. the river Narmada originates from amarkantak situated on the maikal hills which gives beautifull view to the District. River Son & Johilla also orginate from the maikal Hills. Total Geographical area of the district is 3701 sq. KM. Adjacents to the district anuppur are the boarding district Bilaspur Koria (C.G.) Shahdol,Umarai & Dindori

Population

According to 2001 Census, the total population of Anuppur District is 667155, out of which 309624 are Scheduled tribes and 48376 are Scheduled castes. In this manner, Anuppur District is a tribal dominated district.

Geographical Structure

From Geographical point of view, the District consists of a series of mountain ranges and rivers. It can be divided in to three geographical divisions.
1. High lands of mountain ranges.
2. The Central plateau .
3. Low lands of rivers :- A number of rivers Including Son, Johila, Narmada ,Tipan, Bakan, Chandas and Kewai flow in the district, Maikal mountain range is extended from southern part of the district to the eastern part.

Literacy

Total literacy Percentage of District is 57.75 in which male is 69.55 and for female it is 45.45.
Literacy rate of the District Anuppur :-
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Literacy rate (1991)
Literacy rate (2001)
Male
48.93
69.55
Female
20.23
45.40
Total
35.45
57.76

Increase in Population

In year 1991, Total Population of district was 4,97,955 During last decades increase in Population is 667155. From 1951 to 1961, 1961 to 1971,1971 to 1981 and 1981 to 1991 , the increase in Population was 6.96, 11.81, 21.10 and 29.64 respectivily.

Climate and Rains

The climate of the District is temperate. It rains from June to October in the District. The temperature remains the highest in the month of June and the l owest in the Month of January. The maximum and minimum temperature of the District remains 46oC and 2.6oC respectivily

Forest

One third of the District consists of forest area. Sal Amla , Teak , Sarai and Shisham are the main trees found in this District. The flower of Mahua and Guli Provide us edible oil. Mahua flower is mostly used for making wine by tribal people.

Mines and Minerals

District Anuppur is very rich in its mineral resources. Minerals found in district are coal, Bauxite and fire clay. Most of the Coalmines are located in Kotma Sub Division. Amarkantak in known for its Bauxite Deposited.

Industries

According to the 1998 Survey, there are 106 industries ( Large Scale & Small Scale ) in the whole District. The Orient paper Mill and Soda Factory are situated in Amlai. Small Scale industries of polythene and Baskets of Bamboo are also run in the District. There is a Bidi Factory in Venkatnagar.

Electricity

Amarkantak Thermal Power Plant is established for the production of electricity. 94% villages of the District have been electirfied. Chachai Power House has total generating capacity of 290 MW.

Transportation

From transpoting point of view, road is the main means of Transportation. Matelic Road is about 741.67 kms. and Kachhi Road is about 1355.47 kms. Railway Facility is available for Katni , Chirimiri and Bilaspur route.

Post and Telecommunication

There are one 111 Post Offices and their braches working in the whole District. There are 6 Telegram Offices . The District has 2038 Telephone Connection.

Public Health

Besides one District Hospital , t here are 5 Community Health Centers, 17 Primary Health Centers, 12 Ayurvedic Dispensaries and 174 Sub-Health Centers Working in the District.

Other Facilities

There are 08 Veterinary Hospitals in the District. There are 34 Official inseminations Centre in the District. Besides these there are 9 Police Stations and 01 Police Post.

Forest

One third of the District consists of forest area. Sal Amla, Teak, Sarai and Shisham are the main trees found in this District. The flower of Mahua and Guli Provide us edible oil. Mahua flower is mostly used for making wine by tribal people.

Mines and Minerals

District Anuppur is very rich in its mineral resources. Minerals found in district are coal, Bauxite and fire clay. Most of the Coalmines are located in Kotma Sub Division. Amarkantak in known for its Bauxite Deposited.

Climate and Rains

The climate of the District is temperate. It rains from June to October in the District. The temperature remains the highest in the month of June and the l owest in the Month of January. The maximum and minimum temperature of the District remains 46oC and 2.6oC respectivily

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