District Profile

Last Updated on: December 03, 2022

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. LG Directory

 

Administrative Setup
Administrative Division

LAD

Official Language

Assamese

Number of Sub-Divisions

2

Number of Revenue Circles

3

Number of Developmental Blocks

3

Number of Educational Blocks

3

Number of Municipality Boards

3

Number of Town Committees

...

Number of Gaon Panchayats

74 Nos. of VCDC

Number of Villages

496

Number of Revenue Villages

479

Number of Forest Villages

22

Number of Police Stations

7

Number of Police Outpost

7

Number of Fire Stations

2

Number of Post Offices

......

Number of Bank Branches

.......

Number 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
Number of District Hospitals

1

Number of Primary Health Centres

3

Number of Community Health Centres

4

Number of Sub Centres

87

 
Educational Setup
Number of Univetsity

Bodo Land University,Kokrajhar (Nearest)

Number of Degree College

6

Number of Engineering Collage

CIT Kokrajhar(Nearest)

Number of Medical College

......

Number of Polytechnics

0

Number of ITIs

0

Number of Higher Secondary Schools

10

Number of High Schools

44

Upper Primary (Govt)                                                         88 Lower Primary (Govt) 777
 
(As per census 2011)
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

Population Growth (%)

11.34

Density

251/sq. Km

Sex Ratio

969

Average Literacy (%)

63.55

Male Literacy (%)

70.24

Female Literacy (%)

56.65

Total Household

97,395