GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION

 

Latitude

150  5” /  110 11” and 120  35”N

Longitude

780  38” and 800  00” E

District Existence Since

30.09.1993

AREA & POPULATION        

 

1.       Area (Sq.kms)

3678

2.       Population

2600880

3.       Population Density (Sq.kms)

707

REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

 

1.       Divisions (3)

Cuddalore

Chidhambaram

Virudhachalam

2.       Taluks (8)

Cuddalore

Kurinjipadi

Panruti

Chidambaram

Kattumannarkoil

Virudhachalam

Veppur

Tittakudi

Cuddalore      Villages

Kurinjipadi     Villages

Panruti           Villages

Chidambaram Villages

Kattumannarkoil  Villages

Virudhachalam      Villages

Veppur     Villages

Tittakudi  Villages

3.       Firkas

32

4.       Revenue Villages

896

LOCAL ADMINISTRATION

 

1.       Municipalities (5)

Cuddalore

Nellikuppam

Panruti

Chidhambaram

Virudhachalam

2.        Panchayat Unions (13)

Cuddalore

Kurinjipadi

Annagramam

Panruti

Keerapalayam

Parangipettai

Melbhuvangiri

Kumarachi

Kattumannarkoil

Virudhachalam

Nallur

Kammapuram

Mangalore

3.       Town Panchayats (16)

Kurinjipadi

Vaddalur

Melpattampakkam

Thorapadi

Melbhubvangiri

Sethiyathopu

Kattumannarkoil

Srimushnam

Parangipettai

Killai

Lallpettai

Annamalainagar

Mangalampettai

Gangaikondan

Pennadam

Tittakudi

4.       Village Panchayats

683

 

MEDICINE & HEALTH

 

 

1.       Government Hospitals

9

 

2.       Primary Health Centres

64

 

3.       Health Sub Centres(2013)

319

 

4.       Birth Rate

14.1

 

5.       Death Rate

4.4

 

6.       Infant Mortality Rate

11.5

 

 

Beds

Doctors

7.       Rural Health Service

1304

184

EDUCATION

 

 

      1. University

1

 

2. Primary Schools

1316

 

3.       Middle Schools

366

 

1.       High Schools

205

 

2.       Hr. Sec. Schools

192                       

 

3.       Government I.T.I

2

 

4.       Teacher Training Colleges

34

 

5.       Co-op- Training Institute

1

 

      9. Engineering Colleges

7

 

     10. College of Arts & Science

12

 

     11. Agricultural Colleges

1

 

12.   Govt. Music School

2

 

      13. Institute of Ceramic Technology 

1

 

District Institute of Education &Training

1

 

POPULATION

 

 

1.       Male

1311093

 

2.       Female

1289729

 

3.       Others

         58

 

4.       Total

2600880

 

5.      Child (0 – 6 age)

 

 

(i)      Male

137513

 

(ii)    Female

123071

 

Total

260584

 

Literates

 

 

1.       Male

1019109

 

2.       Female

  830645

 

3.       Others

          51

 

Total

1849805

 

LAND CLASSIFICATION (IN HECT) (Fasli  1423)

 

 

1.       Forests

1414.525

 

2.       Barren & Uncultivable land

14622.745

 

3.       Land put to Non Agricultural use

58793.545

 

4.       Cultivable Waste

6033.690

 

5.       Permanent Pastures & other Grazing Land

603.730

 

6.       Land Under Miscellaneous Tree Crops &

 groves not included in Net Area Sown

14049.500

 

7.       Current Fallow Lands

34370.960

 

8.       Other Fallow Lands

22333.240

 

9.       Net Area Sown

215559.065

 

Total Geographical Area

367781

 

 

AGRICULTURE CULTIVATED

 AREA(Hect)  

 

1.       Paddy

 

 

(i)      Kar

32549.350

 

(ii)    Samba

89210.445

 

(iii)   Navarai

5725.995

 

               Total (Paddy only)

127485.790

 

2.       Ragi

199.175

 

3.       Cumbu

3559.090

 

4.       Maize

20520.220

 

5.       Varagu

1459.585

 

6.       Black Gram

52338.320

 

7.       Green Gram

11229.840

 

8.       Sugarcane

30304.000

 

9.       Mango

494.935

 

10.   Banana

4250.825

 

11.   Guava

570.405

 

12.   Cashew nut

30146.205

 

13.   Coconut

1881.120

 

14.   Tamarind

129.985

 

15.   Tapioca

3252.010

 

16.   Flowers

511.120

 

17.   Vegetables

1017.400

 

18.   Other Crops

239711.005

 

              Total Cultivated Area

325355.070

 

Net Area Sown

215559.065

 

Area Sown More than once

109796.005

 

Total Cultivated Area

325355.070

 

1.       Net Area Irrigated

143438.725

 

2.       Area Irrigated More than once

44083.320

 

3.       Gross Area Irrigated

187522.045

 

4.       Gross Area  Un irrigated

137833.025

 

SOIL TYPE:

Red Loam, Lateritic Soil, Black Soil,

Sandy Coastal Alluviam, Red Sandy Soil

9TH AGRICULTURAL CENSUS(2010 – 2011)

                                                              

Number of Operational holdings

 

1.       Marginal Holdings < 1 Hect

248222

2.       Small Holdings 1 – 2 Hect

41088

3.       Semi-medium Holdings 2 – 4 Hect

16200

4.       Medium Holdings 4 – 10 Hect

4725

5.       Large Holdings 10 & Above Hect

409

Total Holdings

310644

Area Operated

 

1.       Marginal Holdings < 1 Hect

90655

2.       Small Holdings 1 – 2 Hect

56374

3.       Semi-medium Holdings 2 – 4 Hect

43278

4.       Medium Holdings 4 – 10 Hect

26584

5.       Large Holdings 10 & Above Hect

6751

Total Area Operated

223643

Social GroupWise holdings

 

1.       Schedule Caste

50067

2.                               Schedule Tribes

239

3.       Other Caste

260195

              Total Holdings

310644

Social GroupWise Area Operated ( in hect)

 

1.       Schedule Caste

23817

2.       Schedule Tribes

127

3.       Other Caste

198757

Total Area Operated

223643

             Average Land  Holding Size

             (in hectares)

0.72

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY  DEPT(2013)

 

1.       Veterinary Hospitals

5

2.       Veterinary Dispensaries

60

3.        Clinician Centres

1

4.        Sub Centres

77

5.       Mobile Vet Dispensaries

3

6.       Animal Disease Investigation Unit

1

TALUK POPULATION                                     

 

1.     Cuddalore

426017

2.      Panruti

412654

3.      Kurinjipadi

331299

4.       Chidhambaram

469416

5.     Kattumannarkoil

276170

6.     Virudhachalam

423035

7.   Tittakudi

262289

Taluk Geographical Area (in hect)

 

1.   Cuddalore

32090.745

2.     Panruti

47273

3.    Kurinjipadi

33378.255

4.    Chidhambaram

64882

5.    Kattumannarkoil

48223

6.    Virudhachalam

61926

7.     Tittakudi

46100.560

8.    Veppur

33907.440

Total Geographical Area

367781.000

NORMAL RAINFALL (mm)

 

South West Monsoon

383.1

North East Monsoon

697.8

Winter Period

44.1

Hot Weather Period

81.7

Actual Rainfall

1086.4

Normal Rainfall

1206.7

 

RESERVOIRS

DEPTH  (in feet)                                CAPACITY( inmcft)

Wellington (Reservoir)

29.78

2580

Veeranam (Tank)

13.6

990

Perumal (Tank)

6.5

574.48

Valaja (Tank)

5.5

90.72

NUMBER OF IRRIGATION TANKS(No’s)

 

40 hect <

404

40 hect >

188

DAIRY DEVELOPMENT

 

Milk Producer Co-op. Society

235

Average Milk Production per day (in liter)

41240

Milk Chilling Plants

1

FISHERIES

 

Length of Coastal Line(Km)

57.5

No.of Coastal Blocks

3

No. of Coastal Centers

3

POLICE & PRISON

 

Police Stations

52

Out Post

1

Central Prison

1

State Prison for Women

1

Sub-jails

12

Borstal School

1

DISTRICT LIBRARY

 

Central Library

1

Branch Library

71

Village Library

43

Part-time Library

22

Banks

199

LIC

5

Co-operative Banks

36

M.L.A CONSTITUENCY(9)

 

(i)                                                                                                                                        Cuddalore

 

(ii)                                                                                                                                       Panruti

 

(iii)                                                                                                                                Kurinjipadi

 

(iv)                                                                                                                                     Neyvelli

 

(v)                                                                                                                                Bhuvanagiri

 

(vi)                                                               Kattumannarkoil

 

(vii)                                                                                                                   Chidhambaram

 

(viii)                                                                                                                  Virudhachalam

 

(ix)                                                                                                                                  Mangalore

 

M.P CONSTITUENCY (2)

 

(i)                                                                                                                                        Cuddalore

 

(ii)                                                                                                                       Chidhambaram

 

DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

 

 (i)                                                   East –Bay of Bengal

 

 (ii)                     West- Villupuram and Salem Districts

 

 (iii)                                      North- Villupuram District

 

  (iv)             South –Nagapattinam and Ariyalur Distict

 

RIVERS

 

Thenpennaiyar

 

Kedilam

 

Vellar

 

Manimuthar

 

Kollidam

 

 Regulated Markets

10

Cold Storages

2

 

STUDENTS HOSTEL

 

 

 

Hostels

Students

Most Backward Class Welfare Dept.

 

 

(i)                                                                                                                                         Boys

24

1910

(ii)                                                                                                                                       Girls

11

  946

                    Total

35

2856

Backward Class Welfare Dept.

 

 

(i)                                                                                                                                         Boys

20

1494

(ii)                                                                                                                                       Girls

11

  773

                    Total

31

2267

Adhidravidar Welfare Dept. (2013)

 

 

(i)                                                                                                                                         Boys

36

3470

(ii)                                                                                                                                       Girls

23

2287

                    Total

59

5757

Major Industries

 

 

Thermal Power Station, Neyvelli

 

 

M.R.Krishnamoorthy Co-op, Sugar Mill

 

 

E.I.D,Parry

 

 

Ambika Sugar Mill

 

 

TANFAC

 

 

National Cotton Mill

 

 

SPIC Pharma Chemicals

 

 

Thiru Arooran Sugar Mills

 

 

Neycer (I) Ltd.,

 

 

Tagros Chemicals (I) Ltd.,

 

 

Asian Paints (I) Ltd.,

 

 

STCMS Electric Company Ltd.,

 

 

Shasun Durgs & Chemicals Ltd.,

 

 

Bayer Material Science(P) Ltd.,

 

 

Askema Peroxides India (P) Ltd.,

 

 

Saravana Insulators Ltd.,

 

 

Calariant Chemicals Ltd.,

 

 

Chemplast Sunmar Ltd.,

 

 

Pandian Chemicals Ltd.,

 

 

Lotte (I) Corporation Ltd.,

 

 

Tourist Places

 

 

Sri Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

 

 

Sri Ragavendra Birth Palce, Bhuvanagiri,

 

 

Sri Devanathaswamy Temple, Thiruvandipuram,

 

 

Sri Hayagrivar Temple, Thiruvandipuram,

 

 

Apparswamy Temple, Thiruvamur,

 

 

Silver Beach, Devanampattinam

 

 

N.L.C., Neyveli,

 

 

Pichavaram Forest, Chidambaram,

 

 

Veeratameswarar Temple, Thiruvathigai,

 

 

Ramalingamsami Madam, Vadalur,

 

 

Nambiandaranambi  Birth Place, Thirunaraiyur,

 

 

Padaleeswarar Temple, Cuddalore,

 

 

Sri Bhuvaraga swamy Temple, Srimushnam,

 

 

Sri Virudhagiri swamy Temple, Virudhachalam,

 

 

Sri Ramalingamsamy Adigal, Brith Place of Marudhru,

 

 

Sri Kolajiappar Temple, Manavalanallur, Virudhachalam,

 

 

Perumal Eari Boat House,

 

 

Vrudhachalam Teppakulam Boat House,

 

 

 

Mining & Quarrying (Taluk Wise) 

 

 

Cuddalore

41

 

Panruti

20

 

Chirdambaram

6

 

Kattumannarkoil

1

 

Virudhachalam

5

 

Tittagudi

1

 

Kurinjipadi

4

 

Type of Industries

 

 

Production of Oil

04

 

Storage of Dairy Products

04

 

Paddy Hulling

34

 

Manufacture of Food Products

14

 

Packaged Drinking Water

12

 

Manufacturing Fabrics

06

 

Coconut Fibre

04

 

Packaging Materials Manufacturing

01

 

Manufacturing of Paper made Envelopes

03

 

Manufacturing of  File Covers, Boards

01

 

Printing

08

 

Production of Bio Fertilizer

01

 

Manufacturing of Thermo Plastic Polythene

01

 

Manufacturing of Fireworks

41

 

Manufacturing of Sanitary wares

02

 

Manufacturing of Refractory Bricks

49

 

Manufacturing of Refractory & Ceramic Goods

05

 

Fire Bricks

08

 

 Metal Rolling Mill

03

 

Reconditioning of Conveyor Rollers

01

 

Electrical Equipment

02

 

Manufacturing of all Tyres, Carts, Wheels

01

 

Two Wheeler Sales & Service

07

 

Automobile Repairs

04

 

Language Spoken

Tamil

Telugu

Urdu,

Hindi,

 

Research Centers

Pallur Vegetable Research Station @ Pallur Village

 

 

 

 

 

TALUK POPULATION

 

Taluks

Total

Rural

Urban

Cuddalore

426017

214071

229507211946

Panruti

412654

278468

134186

Kurijipadi

331299

158805

172494

Chidambaram

469416

300516

168900

Kattumannar Koil

276170

218438

57732

Viruthachalam

423035

327965

95070

Tittakudi

262289

219986

42303

 

TALUK 0-6 CHILDREN

Taluks

Total

Rural

Urban

Cuddalore

41003

21917

19086

Panruti

44884

31454

13430

Kurijipadi

30047

17038

13009

Chidambaram

45045

29515

15530

Kattumannar Koil

26519

20888

5631

Viruthachalam

46654

37085

9569

Tittakudi

26432

22432

4000

 

TALUK MALE/FEMALE POPULATION

Taluks

Total

Rural

Urban

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Cuddalore

212878

213139

108007

106064

104871

107075

Panruti

207509

205145

140570

137898

66939

67247

Kurijipadi

167444

163855

80319

78486

87125

85369

Chidambaram

236170

233246

151358

149158

84812

84088

Kattumannar Koil

138962

137208

109981

108457

28981

28751

Viruthachalam

215798

207237

167893

160072

47905

47165

Tittakudi

132390

129899

111124

108862

21266

21037

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

TALUK LITERATES

Taluks

Total

Rural

Urban

Cuddalore

317485

145554

171931

Panruti

280433

179037

101396

Kurijipadi

245520

105852

139668

Chidambaram

352785

215378

137407

Kattumannar Koil

195825

153577

42248

Viruthachalam

291427

217231

74196

Tittakudi

166330

136288

30042

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

TALUK MALE/FEMALE LITERATES

Taluks

Total

Rural

Urban

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Cuddalore

169505

147980

80523

65031

88982

82949

Panruti

156767

123666

102458

76579

54309

47087

Kurijipadi

134456

111064

59601

46251

74855

64813

Chidambaram

190220

162565

118034

97344

72186

65221

Kattumannar Koil

106606

89219

84229

69348

22377

19871

Viruthachalam

166150

125277

126182

91049

39968

34228

Tittakudi

95456

70874

78776

57512

16680

13362

 

 

Rural

Urban

Total

Number of House Holds (HH)

342859

105194

448053

Population Percentage

77.25%

22.75%

 

Total Population

1451446

428363

1879809

Male

742444

217788

960232

Female

709002

210575

919577

Sex Ratio

953

965

956

Child (0-6) Sex Ratio

919

942

924

Child (0-6)

166231

51092

217323

Male (0-6)

86561

26271

112832

Female (0-6)

79670

24821

104491

Child (0-6) Percentage

10.70%

11.21%

 

Male Child Percentage

10.89%

11.34%

 

Female Child Percentage

10.50%

11.07%

 

Total Literates

865259

322699

1187958

Male

494718

172344

667062

Female

370541

150355

520896

Literacy Rate

68.41%

86.07%

 

Male

76.49%

90.50%

 

Female

59.96%

81.50%

 

Updated As on 01/06/2015