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DISTRICT PROFILE - DIMA HASAO DISTRICT

DIMA HASAO At A Glance

 

 

1. Geographical location of the District

9237 9317 E Longitudes and 2330 2547 N Latitudes

                                                          Altitude (a) Eastern Region : 600-900 metres

                                                                      (b) Northern Region    : 1000-1866 metres.

 

2. Boundaries

                                                                   East  : Nagaland and Manipur

                                                                   West : Meghalaya and Karbi Anglong

                                                                   North : Nagaon and Karbi Anglong

                                                                   South : Cachar

3. Area                                                : 4890 Sq. Km

4.  Headquarters                                   : Haflong

                                                                   Situated in 2511 (Latitude) and

                                                                   9311 (Longitude) at Height: 3117 feet

                                                                   from the Sea level

 

5. Civil Sub- Division                               :2 Nos.

Haflong, Maibang.

 

6. Development Block                             : 5 Nos.

                                                                   Jatinga Valley Development Block, Mahur

                                                                   Diyung Valley Development Block, Maibang

                                                                   Harangajao ITD Block, Harangajao

                                                                   Diyungbra ITD Block, Diyungmukh

                                                                   New Sangbar Development Block, New Sangbar

 

7. Autonomous Council Constituency         : 28 Nos.

8. Village                                                : 822 Nos.

                                                               

 

9. Town Committee                                  : 4 Nos.

                                                              Haflong, Mahur, Maibang, Umrongso

10. Circle                                                : 3 Nos.

 

11. Police Station                                     : 8 Nos.

                                                              Haflong, Mahur, Maibang, Umrongso

                                                              Dehangi. Diyungmukh, Harangajao, Langting.

 

12. Human Development Indices (As per 2003)

                   Human development Index (HDI)               : 0.363

                   HDI Rank                                              : 11

                   Gender Related Development Index            : 0.877

                   GDI Rank                                                 : 1       

              

13. Population: (As per 2001 Census)

                                                Total                      : 1, 86, 189

                                                Male                       : 98,899

                                                Female                    : 87,290

                                                SC Population           : 3360

                                                ST Population           : 1, 28,428

                                                Share to State Population : 0.70%

                                                Density of Population : 38 per Sq. Km

                                                Urban Population       : 31.19 %

                                                Sex Ratio (No. of female per 1000 male): 883

 

14. Employment ( As per 2001)

                                                Work Participation Rate

                                                                        Rural        : 39.96%

                                                                        Urban       : 32.20%

                                                                        All            : 37.54%

                                                                        Share of female Workers  : 30.49%

 

15. Literacy Rate (As per 2001 Census)

                                                 Percentage of Literacy       : 68.59%

                                                                        Male        : 63,991

                                                                        Female     : 43,182

 

 

16.  Educational Institutions

 

Category of Institutions

 

Nos.

 

Enrolment

 

Teachers

 

L P School

M E School

High School

Higher Secondary School

Junior College

Degree College

ITI

DIET

Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya

Kasturabha Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya

694

175

84

6

2

3

1

1

1

1

34724

9095

15896

3267

359

1275

108

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53

50

3318

1058

1030

198

20

83

14

23

7

 

17. ICDS Projects ; 5 Nos.

                                                Jatinga Valley ICDS Project, Mahur

                                                Diyung Valley ICDS Project, Maibang

                                                Diyungbra ICDS Project, Diyungbra

                                                New Sangbar ICDS Project, New Sangbar

                                                Harangajao ICDS Project, Harangajao

 

18. Forest Coverage:  4528.87 Sq. Km

(i) Un-classed State Forest                                 : 3854 Sq. Km

(ii) Reserved Forest                                           : 610.51 Sq. Km

(a)   Langting-Mupa Reserved Forest           : 497.55 Sq. Km

(b)   Krungming Reserve Forest                   : 124.42 Sq. Km

(c)   Barail Reserve Forest                                   : 89.83 Sq.Km

(iii)            Council Proposed Reserved Forest        : 64.36 Sq. Km

(a)   Hatikhali -Manderdisa Proposed Reserved Forest                   

                                                              :18.06 Sq. Km

(b)   Panimoor proposed Reserved Forest        : 28.70 Sq. Km

(c)   Barail Proposed Reserved Forest             : 17.60 Sq. Km

(d)    

 

19.  NEEPCO Acquired land                                                  : 44.02 Sq. Km

20.  Jhum Land Area                                                          : 17,293 Hact.

21.  Total cropped Area                                                      : 36,758 Hact.

22.  Net Area Sown                                                            : 29,205 Hact.

23.  Area sown more than once                                            : 7553 Hact.

24.  Rivers : Jatinga, Jinam, Diyung, Langting, Mahur, Kopili,  Dilaima.

25.  Longest River : Diyung with a total length of 240 Km.

26.  Highest Peak :Thumjang at 1866 Meters.

27.  Second Highest Peak : Hempeupet at 1748 Meters.

28.  Longest Railway Tunnel : Tunnel No.11 near Mahur with 1192 feet running Length

  29. Traditional way of cultivation:   Jhum or Shifting Cultivation

  30. Road Length : 1623.385 Km

                                                (a)  Surfaced Road     : 588.00 Km

                                                (b)  Graveled Road     : 672.28 Km

                                                (c)  Earthen Road       : 364.13 Km

31. SPT Bridges : 99 Nos.

 

 

32. Market Days in Dima Hasao

Didambra Friday                         
Dihangi Wednesday
Dittockcherra Monday
Green Market Wednesday
Gunjung Monday
Haflong Saturday     
Hajadisa Tuesday
Harangajao Wednesday
Hatikhali Friday
Jinamghat Monday
Kalachand Sunday                       
Khepre Monday
Laisong Wednesday                
Langting Sunday
Lanku Saturday                     
Mahur Tuesday
Maibang Thursday
Manderdisa Wednesday
Railinghadi Wednesday
Surangdisa Saturday
Thaijuwari Sunday
Thanalambra Thursday
Wadrengdisa Monday
Wajao Saturday

                            

Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Constituencies

 

1

Haflong

15

Hatikhali

2

Jatinga

16

Diyungmukh

3

Barail

17

Garampani

4

Mahur

18

Kharthong

5

Jinam Valley

19

Dihangi

6

Hangrum

20

Gunjung

7

Laisong

21

Hadingma

8

Dautuhaja

22

Dehamlai

9

Maibang east

23

Harangajao

10

Maibang west

24

Hamri

11

Kalachand

25

Lower Kharthong

12

Wajao

26

Dolong

13

Hajadisa

27

Diger

14

Langting

28

Semkhor

 

Departments under the Administrative Control of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council:

1.      Industry

2.      Animal Husbandry and Veterinary

3.      Forest

4.      Agriculture

5.      PWD

6.      Sericulture

7.      Education        (a) Primary education up to the level of Higher Secondary Educatio

                          (b) Adult Education

8.      Cultural Affairs

9.      Soil Conservation

10.  Cooperation

11.  Fisheries

12.  Panchayat & Rural Development including DRDA

13.  Handloom & Textiles

14.  Health and Family Welfare

15.  Public Health Engineering

16.  Irrigation

17.  Social Welfare

18.  Flood Control

19.  Sports & Youth Welfare

20.  Weight & Measures

21.  Food & Civil Supplies

22.  Town & Country Planning

23.  College Education including Library Services, District Museum, Archeology

24.  Land Reforms

25.  Publicity / Public Relations

26.  Printing & Stationery

27.  Tourism

28.  Transport

29.  Excise

30.  Finance, including Sales Tax on purchase of goods other than News Papers, Excise, Professional Tax.

 

 ROAD  DISTANCE  FROM  HAFLONG

 

1.   Haflong .  to  . Jatinga

8.00  Km.

2.   Haflong  . to  .  ..Pura

17.70  Km.

3.   Haflong .. to  .. Boro Wapu

24.10  Km.

4.   Haflong  . to   Mahur

31.00  Km.

5.   Haflong .. to   Maibang

53.10  Km.

6.   Haflong .. to   Kalachand

59.50  Km.

7.   Haflong .. to   Langting

93.30  Km.

8.   Haflong .. to   Hatikhali

113.50  Km.

9.   Haflong .. to   Lumding

140.00  Km.

10. Haflong .. to   Lower Haflong

5.60  Km.

11. Haflong .. to   Sontilla

13.65  Km.

12. Haflong .. to   Choto Wapu

20.90  Km.

13. Haflong .. to  .. Gunjung

30.55 Km.

14. Haflong .. to   Thanalambra

38.60  Km.

15. Haflong .. to   Dihangi

50.00  Km.

16. Haflong .. to   Bagha

78.85  Km.

17. Haflong .. to   Sangbar

80.50  Km.

18. Haflong .. to   Khorongma

95.00  Km.

19. Haflong .. to   Garampani

120.70  Km.

20. Haflong .. to   Shillong

240.00  Km.

21. Haflong .. to   Nablaidisa

69.20  Km.

22. Haflong .. to   Nobdilangting

88.50  Km.

23. Haflong .. to   Wajao

106.20  Km.

24. Haflong .. to   Prasadimdic

112.35  Km.

25. Haflong .. to   Bomkhai

127.15  Km.

26. Haflong .. to   Asalu

42.00  Km.

27. Haflong .. to   P. Leikul

46.65  Km.

28. Haflong .. to   Toulpi

58.10  Km.

29. Haflong .. to   Laisong

61.15  Km.

30. Haflong .. to   Retjol

19.30  Km.

31. Haflong .. to   Silchar

110.00  Km.

32. Haflong .. to   Harangajao

46.00  Km.

33. Haflong .. to   Diyungmukh

112.00  Km.

34. Haflong .. to   Panimoor

160.00  Km.

35. Haflong .. to   Longma

15.00  Km.

36. Haflong .. to   Dimapur

214.00  Km.

37. Haflong .. to   Kohima

369.00  Km.

38. Haflong .. to   Kelolo

12.00  Km

39. Haflong .. to   Choto Ninglo

68.00  Km.

40. Haflong .. to   Mabao

14.00  Km.

41. Haflong .. to   V.Leikeh

50.00  Km.

42. Haflong .. to   B.Nenglo

74.00  Km.

43. Haflong .. to   Nagaon

261.00  Km.

44. Haflong .. to   Tungje

89.00  Km.

45. Haflong .. to   Umrongso

134.00  Km.

46. Haflong .. to   Baladhan

149.00  Km.

47. Haflong .. to   Narshingwari

74.00  Km.

48. Haflong .. to   Didambra

3.00  Km.

49. Haflong .. to   Malangpa

137.00  Km.

50. Haflong .. to   Impoi

47.00  Km.

51. Haflong .. to   Umrudisa

63.00  Km.

52. Haflong .. to       Guwahati-Via-Nagaon

350.00 Km.

53. Haflong .. to   Diphu-Via-Lumding

172.00  Km.

54. Haflong .. to   Lanka-Via-Lumding

182.00  Km.

55. Haflong .. to       Guwahati -Via-Shillong

370.00  Km.

56. Haflong .. to   Bonglaidisa

65.00    Km.

RAIL  DISTANCE  FROM  HAFLONG

1.   Haflong .  to  .   Mahur

14.00  Km.

2.   Haflong  . to  .  .. Maibang

38.00  Km.

3.   Haflong .. to  ..  Langting

65.00  Km.

4.   Haflong  . to   Hatikhali

84.00  Km.

5.   Haflong .. to   Lumding

104.00  Km.

6.   Haflong .. to   Guwahati

285.00  Km.

7.   Haflong  .... to   Harangajao

35.00  Km.

8.   Haflong .. to   Silchar

112.00  Km.

 

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