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Profile Of District Nawada

1. Agro climatic zone –

South Bihar Alluvial Plain Zone – III.

2. Physical and administrative features:-

• Total geographical area 2488.42 Sq. Km.
• No of sub Division – 2.
• No of Block – 14.
• No of Villages – 1099.
• No of Panchayats – 189.

3. Land utilization in (Ha)

• Total area – 248842.0.
• Cultivable land – 149474.
• Waste land - 10370.5.
• Forest land – 54551.0.
• Non Agri. Land - 34447.0.
• Net Sown area - 110565.0.
• Net Irrigated area – 58526.0.

4. Soil types

• Sandy- 55.3%
• Sandy Loam – 37.6%
• Clay and Clay Loam – 7.1%

5. PH – 6.5-7.5

6. Weather

• Average rainfall – 1037 mm.
• Temperature
• Summer – Max. 128F, Min. 72.2F
• Winter – Max. 81.8F, Min. 46.0F

7. Major Farming System

• Agriculture + Horticulture
• Agriculture + Dairy
• Horticulture + Goatery
• Horticulture + Goatery + Dairy
• Agriculture + Goatery
• Agriculture + Fishery
• Agriculture + Rural Artisan

8. Cropping Pattern

• Paddy – Fallow-Fallow
• Paddy – Wheat – Fallow
• Paddy – Wheat – Green Gram
• Maize – Vegetable – Vegetable
• Maize – Gram – Green Gram
• Maize – Kulthi – Fallow
• Maize – Toria – Fallow
• Maize – Potato – Vegetable
• Paddy – Vegetable – Vegetable
• Fallow – Lentil/Gram – Fallow
• Redgram– Redgram –Redgram

9. Livestock in Nos.

• Buffalow – 193835
• Cattle – 405155(M-203676 F- 201479)
• Cross Breed Cow & improved Breed - 11021
• Goats & Bucks – 255578
• Others (Pig)– 57084

10. Demography

• Total population – 1809696
• Population density - 726
• Male – 929960, Female – 879736
• SC – 435975 (M – 223929, F – 212046)
• ST – 2158 (M-1123, F-1035)
• Others – 1371563 (M-704908, F-666655)

11. Overall Literacy - 46.8%

12. Male Female Ratio – 1000:948

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The Northern and Southern part of district constitute to distinct physiographic regions. It is characterized by erratic distribution of rainfall, frequent drought and low production rain fed farming. Population density is low in comparison to other district of Bihar. Southern part of the district suffer from numerous biophysical and socio- economic constrains such as small and fragmented land holdings, huge on farm water losses, soil erosion and land degradation, inequitable agrarian structure and poor infrastructure services and finances.