INFRASTRUCTURAL PROFILE

Geographical Location
:
Karaikal
Embedded in   Nagappattinam and Tiruvarur districts of Tamilnadu. About 300 Kms. South of Chennai and about 135 Kms. from Pondicherry on the East Coast.
Lattitude
lies between 10o 49' and 11o 01' northern latitude about 150 kms  
Laongitude
lies between 79o 43' and 79o52' eastern longitude about 150 kms.

Revenue Administrative Set-up      :
Name of the Revenue Division
Karaikal
No. of Taluk/Sub-Taluk
2 - Karaikal and Thirunallar
No. of Firkas
6
Name of the Firka
No. of Revenue Villages      
Total
Urban
Rural
VAOs RIs
Karaikal 
8
8
-
8 1
Kottucherri
5
-
5
4 1
Nedungadu
5
-
5
4 1
Tirunallar
11
-
11
9 1
Niravi
3
-
3
3 1
Tirumalairajanpattinam 
5
-
5
3 1
Total No. of Villages
37 8 29 33 6

Local Administrative Set-up  
:
No. of the Region
1 -  Karaikal
No. of Blocks
1 -  Karaikal
No. of Municipality/Communes
6 -  [ 1 Municipality & 5 Communes ]
No. Towns (Statutory)
1   (Karaikal-Class II)
Name of the Municipality / Communes
No. of Civic Villages      
Total
Urban
Rural
Karaikal   Municipality
Kottucherri  Commune
Nedungadu Commune
Tirunallar Commune
Niravi  Commune
Tirumalarajanpattinam  Commune
Total No. of Villages

Elections :
No. of Parliament Constituency
Nil
No. of Assembly Constituency
6
Name of the Assembly Constituency
Elected Party
No. of Electors in Persons    
Total
Male
Female
22 Cotchery
INC
23 Karaikal North
DMK
24 Karaikal South
INC
25 Neravy Grand'Aldee
DMK
26 Thirunallar
INC
27 Neduncadu
INC
Total No. of Electors

Population Census ( 2001) :

Area & Population Density Area  in Sq. Km. Population Density
Total 161.00 1060
Rural 125.83 765
Urban 35.17 2114

 

Population  & Growth Rate Total Males Females
Persons % Persons % Persons %
Total 1 70640 100.00 84365 49.44 86275 50.56
Rural 96307 56.44 47604 27.90 48703 28.54
Urban 74333 43.56 36761 21.54 37572 22.02

Decadal Growth Rate  for 1991-2001       :     17.11 %
 

Commune Panchayatwise Population Total Males Females
Persons % Persons % Persons %
Total 1 70640 100.00 84365 49.44 86275 50.56
             
Karaikal Municipality 74333   36761   37572  
Nedungadu Commune Panchayat 15406   7573   7833  
Kottucherry Commune Panchayat 17433   8682   8751  
Thirunallar Commune Panchayat 33720   16668   17052  
Neravy Commune Panchayat 10886   5392   5494  
T.R.Pattinam Commune Panchayat 18862   9289   9573  

 

Sex Ratio  (No. Females Per 1000 Males) Total Rural Urban
1023 1023 1022

 

Child Population & Growth Rate Total Males Females
Persons % Persons % Persons %
Total 20683 100.00 10440 50.48 10243 49.52
Rural 11522 55.71 5831 28.19 5691 27.52
Urban 9161 44.29 4609 22.29 4552 22.00

 

Literates  & Growth Rate Total Males Females
Persons % Persons % Persons %
Total 123320 82.24 66307 89.69 57013 74.99
Rural 68732 81.07 37209 89.07 31523 73.29
Urban 54588 83.76 29098 90.50 25490 77.20

Agriculture :
 
Classification of Lands (Census 2001)

 

Total Area according to village papers
16,199 Hectares
Net Area Sown
  8,379  Hectares
Area sown more than once
  6,594  Hectares
Total Cropped Area
14,973  Hectares
 
Area Under Irrigated by Sources
( Census - 2001)

 

Canals
  7,770  hectares
Tube wells
     61  Hectares
Other Sources (Channels, Ponds etc., )
     16  Hectares
  7,847  Hectares
Area Irrigated More than once
  1,178  Hectares
Gross Area Irrigated
  9,025  Hectares
 
Area Under Crops Irrigated
( Census - 2001)

 

Paddy  (961 + 7,755 + 79)
   8,795  Hectares
Sugarcane
      27  Hectares
Plantain
      11  Hectares
Chillies
       1  Hectares
Miscillaneous Food Crops
       4  Hectares
Cotton
     183  Hectares
Other Non Food Crops
       4  Hectares
Grand Total
    9,025  Hectares
 
Area Under All Crops & Production 
( Census - 2001)
Crops
Area in Hectares
Production in M.Tons.
Paddy  (961 + 7,755 + 79)
8,795
    17,122
Pulses
    5,393
      3,551
Sugarcane
         27
      2,106
Miscillaneous Food Crops
       107
         951
Cotton
      183
         144
Groundnut
        33
           33
Other Non Food Crops
      435
           16
Grand Total
14,973
     23,923

Animal Husbandry & Fisheries
Veterinary Aid
No. of Items in Numbers
Veterinary Hospitals
1
Veterinary Dispensaries
5
Mobile Veterinary Dispensaries
1
Veterinary Surgeons
-
Veterinary Assistant Surgeons
8
Veterinary Compounders
-
Veterinary Field Assistants
22
Livestock Supervisor
2
Village
Schemes
Village Centres/ Blocks
1
Village Units
12
VillageUnits-Urban Artificial Insemination Unit
1
VillageUnits-Mobile Artificial Insemination Unit
1
Estimates of Fish Production
(in Metric Tonnes) 2000-2001
Estimates of Prawn Production
(in Metric Tonnes) 2000-2001
Inland
Marine
Inland
Marine
2207.300
13630.000
37.100
2693.500

Public Health :
Items
Medical Instituitions
No. of beds
General Hospitals
1
326
Community Health Centre
1
30
Primary Health Centre
11
79
Sub-Centre - Rural
17
17
ESI Dispensaries - Rural
1
-

Education :
Level of Education
Type of Institutions
Total
Government
Private
Secondary Level Education
Pre-Primary
37
11
26
Primary
85
74
11
Middle
26
19
7
Secondary
23
13
10
Higher Secondary
12
10
2
Degree Level and Above
Arts & Science College
3
2
1
Medical College
1
0
1
Engineering College
3
2
1
Agriculture College
1
1
0
Veterinary College
0
0
0
Teacher training College
1
1
0
Other Institutes
0
0
0
Below Degree Level
Polytechnic
1
1
0
Teacher Training Institute
1
0
1
Industrial Training Institute
2
2
0
Grand Total
196
136
60

State Finance and Banking
Scheduled Commercial Banks
(Upto December 2001)
No. of Offices
17        
Deposits
Rs.  28,150 /-  in Lakhs
Bank Credit
Rs.    7,222/-  in Lakhs
State Bank Of India
3 Branches
Public Sector Banks
9 Branches
Scheduled Bank
1 Branch
State Co-Operative Bank
2 Branches
Land Development Bank
1 Branch
Co-Op. Credit Societies
16  Societies

Co-Operative Socities
Name of the Societies
Total in Numbers
Credit Societies
Non-Credit Socities
Marketing Society
1
-
1
Consumer Stores
2
-
2
Spinning Mill
1
-
1
Agricultural Co-Op. Society/Banks
6
3
3
Milk Producers /Supply Society
20
-
20
Student Stores
13
-
13
Building / Housing Society
2
-
2
Fishermans Society
9
-
9
Weavers Society
1
-
1
Miscl. Industrial Co-Op. Society
4
3
1
Employees Credit Society
16
16
-
Grand Total
75 22 53

Transport & Communication
Length of Raods Maintained  (in Kms.) by
Total
Surfaced Roads
Un-Surfaced Roads
PWD
165.000
0.000
0.000
       
Karaikal Municipality
172.379
172.379
0.000
       
Commune Panchayats
309.257
260.092
49.165
 
85.019
77.167
7.852
 
48.140
38.527
9.613
 
95.738
79.298
16.440
 
28.990
28.704
0.286
 
51.370
36.396
14.974
Grand Total
646.633
432.471
49.165
Motor Vehicles in Use ( As on 31st March 2001)
No.of Vehicles
Transport Vehicles
Trucks & Lorries
145
Light Motor Vehiles (Goods)
374
Buses
261
Taxis
352
Light Motor Vehilces ( Passenger)
178
Sub Total
1310
Non-Transport Vehilces
Two Wheeler
28,413
Cars
2026
Jeeps
165
Tractors
511
Trailors
378
Others
254
Sub Total
31817
Grand Total
33127
Post & Telegraph Offices
Total
Rural
Urban
No. of Post Offices
28
21
6
Telegraph Offices
17
-
-
Telephone Exchanges
9
-
-
Public Call Offices
387
-
-
Telephone Connections
14431
-
-

Fuel & Power :
H.T.Lines
229.028 Kms.
L.T.Lines
647.767 Kms.
Transformers
202 Nos.
Installed capacity of transformers
25.651 MVA.
Towns Electrified
1 No.
Village & Hamlets Electrified
100 Nos.
Domestic Connections
25,027 Nos.
Commercial Connections
4,800 Nos.
Agricultural Connections
662 Nos.
Industrial Connections (H.T.)
41 Nos.
Industrial Connections (L.T)
660 Nos.
Street Lights
8,104 Nos.
Maximum Demand
45.880 MVA.
Electricity Purchased
3400.85  Lakhs of KWH
Electricity Sold
3014.80  Lakhs of KWH
Petrol Consumption
2,738 M.Ts.
Kerosine Consumption
3,725 M.Ts.
High Speed Diesel Oil Consumption
16,070 M.Ts.

Police & Fire
Police Station
7 Nos.
Outpost
1 No.
Fire Station
1 Nos.
Sub-Ordinary Jail
1 No.

Plan Expenditure
Annual Plan 2002-2003
Approved Outlay
5224.01 Lakhs
Revised Outlay
6869.00 Lakhs
Actual Expenditure as on
4744.14 Lakhs

Industry
Industry
Large Scale
7   Nos.
876 Nos.
Medium Scale
3  Nos.
Small Scale
866 Nos.
No. of Industrial Area
1  No.
No.of Plots 24
Allotted 15(G-5)
  Rs. 0.88 per Sq.mt. per annum
Land Area Acquired
596 Acres

Particulars of Rural Industrial Estate: 

SNo. Type of Shed Occupied Under H.P. Rented Rent per Month Remarks
1. A -14 Sheds 4(G) 7 1 Rs. 150/- 2 Vacant
2. B - 8 Sheds - 4 4 Rs. 95/- -
3. C - 3 Sheds 3(G) - - Rs.76/- -

Industries At a Glance as on 31/03/2003.

SNo. Commune LSI Emp L.Emp MSI Emp L.Emp SSI Emp L.Emp Grand Total
Units Emp. L.Emp
1. Karaikal - - - - - - 397 2382 1453 397 2382 1453
2. Kottucherry - - - 1 57 48 129 774 464 130 831 512
3. Nedungadu 1 549 424 1 24 24 61 366 230 63 939 678
4. Thirunallar 3 269 410 1 297 120 100 600 375 104 1166 905
5. Neravy 1 332 332 - - - 69 414 256 70 746 588
6. TR.Pattinam 2 227 86 - - - 110 660 419 112 887 505

Total

7 1377 1252 3 378 192 866 5196 3197 876 6951 4641

Social Welfare
No. of  Anganwadies
140
No. of  Balwadies
28
Hostel for Working Womens
1
Home for Orthopaedically Handicapped
1
Home for Blind, Deaf & Dumb
1
Home for Aged and Infirm
2
Hostel for Adi-Dravidar Welfare Students
9

Miscellaneous
Permenant Cinema Theatres
4 Nos.
Seats Capacity
2810 Nos.
Marriage Halls