Ri-Bhoi District Portal

Government of Meghalaya

Basic Data of Jirang Block

General Information:

a. Headquarter Address

Jirang C & RD Block, Jirang.

b. Area

48,570 Hectares

c. Total No. of Villages

105

d. Total No. of Population

22,856 (Census 2001) 

e. Total No. of Household

5887

f. Total No. of BPL Household

3551

g. Total No. of BPL

14,047

h. No. of inhabited villages

105

i. Year of inception of the Block

24th March 2001

j. Average Rainfall

Data Not Available

k. Average Temperature

Data Not Available

l. Main occupation of the population

Cultivation

m. No. of Constituencies

1

n. Industrial Estate

 

o. Density Population

 

Health Records / Facilities:

 

a. No. of C.H.C

1

b. No. of P.H.C

1

c. No. of Dispensaries

1

Educational Facilities:

 

a. No. of colleges

Nil

b. No. of Higher Secondary Schools

1

c. No. of High Schools

4

d. No. of Middle Schools/Sr.Basic School

29

e. No. of Primary Schools/Jr.Basic/Pre-Primary

102

f. Adult Education Centre

NA

g. Pre-Primary & I.C.D.S. Centre

Data Not Available

Infrastructure:

 

a. Total Surfaced Road Length

NA

b. Kutcha road

NA

c. National Highway

NA

d. Inter-State Roads

1

e. No. of Post Office (BPO)

5 Nos.

f. No. of Telegraph Office

Nil

g. No. of Telephone Exchange

Nil

Electricity Facilities:

 

a. No. of Electrified villages

74

b. No. of Power Generating Station

Nil

Land Classification:

 

a. Forest Area

19,803 Hectares

b. Area under Agriculture

Data Not Available

c. Area under Jhum cultivation

Data Not Available

d. Area under wheat cultivation

Data Not Available

e. Net area sown

3945 Hectares

f. Area under Double Cropping

430 Hectares

g. Area under Non-agriculture uses

2464 Hectares

h. Current fallow

1517 Hectares

i. Cultivable wasteland

10,713  Hectares

j. Fallow other than barren

1386 Hectares

k. Land under Misc. trees grown

7274 Hectares

l. Barren and cultivable land

1468 Hectares

Area and Production of Major Crops:

 

 

a. Paddy

i) Winter

A-1880 Ha.

 

 

ii) Jhum

A-224 Ha.

 

b. Ginger

 

A-44 Ha.

 

c. Tea

 

266 Ha.

 

d. Winter Vegetables

 

Nil

 

e. Maize

 

A -30 Hect (Rabi)

 

f. Pine apple

 

A-21 Ha.

 

g. Turmeric

 

A-3 Ha.

 

Farm Equipment:

 

a. Number of Tractors

Nil

b. Number of Power Tillers

1 No.

c. Number of sprayers

4 Nos.

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary:

 

a. Number of Dispensaries

2 Nos.

b. Number of Aid CentresK.V.Centre

NA

c. Number of Stockman Centre/Sub-Centre

NA

d. Number of Veterinary Doctors

3 Nos.

e. Number of Government Livestock Farms

Nil

Co-operatives:

 

a. Number of Multi Purposes Co-operative Societies

3 (Umsong,Umkynsier,Lailad)

b. Agricultural Co-operative Societies

Nil

c. Registered Non-Governmental Organisation

Nil

Markets:

 

a. No. of unregulated markets

5 Nos.

b. No. of recognised markets

-

Banking Facilities:

 

a. No. of Banks

1

b. Nationalised Banks

1 SBI

c. Co-operative Bank

-

d. Rural Banks

-

Industries:

 

a. No. of large scale Industries

Nil

b. No. of small scale Industries

Nil

Recreation Centres:

 

a. Cinema Hall / Video Hall

Nil

b. Sports Club

Nil

c. Village Community Hall

35

d. Park

Nil

e. Playgrounds

Nil

Historic Sites:

 

Nongtyrlaw Caves

 

Arts and Culture:

 

Traditional Institutions:

Nil

People:

Nil

Festival:

Nil

Music:

Nil

Craft:

Nil

Food & Drinks:

Nil

Religion:

Nil

Martyr:

Nil

Traditional Sport:

Nil