Dima Hasao District     

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DISTRICT  PROFILE

Geographical feature

Physical:         The  Dima Hasao District is  situated at southern part of Assam & is bounded by Nagaland & Manipur state in the east, Cachar district of Assam in the south, Meghalaya state & the part of Karbi-Anglong district in the west & another part of Karbi-Anglong & Nagaon district in the north.

Latitude                     :   Between  25o 3/ N  and 25o 47/ N.

Longitude                  :   Between 92o 37/ E  and  93o 17/  E.

Altitude                      :   (a) Eastern Region     :- 600-900 meters

                                              (b) Northern Region  :- 1000-1866 meters.

Geographical Area    :   4890 Sq. k.m..

Railway Area            :  133.25 k.m.

Hills:            The  major  portion of  the district  is covered by hills. The main range is Borail of  which " Thumjang" is the  highest  peak at 1866 meters & Hempeupet  is  the  2nd highest  peak at 1748 meters. The other main range is Khartheng range from Dittokcherra to Garampani .

 

Rivers:          The  main   rivers  are  Kapili,  Dehangi,   Diyung,   Jatinga,  Jenam,  Mahur,  Langting  etc, of these Diyung  river  is  the  longest river having the length of 240 k.m. Almost all rivers originate from Borail.

 

Climate:         Rainfall is heavy during the months from May to September, but it  is not evenly distributed throughout the district. Climate condition is also not uniform. rainfall in Borail range is heaviest. Annual average in this range varies from  2200 mm to 2700 mm while  in  the Langting- Manderdisa-Diyungmukh area it receives much less rain( i.e., from 1200 mm. to 1800 mm.). 

The average mean maximum temperature varies from  24o C to 30o C.            The average mean minimum temperature varies from 10o C to 14o C . 

The average relative humidity varies from 73% to 84%.

Types of Forest & its area :         The areas covered by forest in the District is as shown below :

1. Langting Mupa Reserve Forest                       : 497.55 Sq. k.m.

2. Krungming Reserve  Forest                              : 124.42 Sq. k.m.

3. Barail Reserve Forest                                            : 89.93 Sq. k.m.

4.Unclassed State Forest                                           : 3854.00 Sq. k.m.

5. Hatikhali Proposed Reserve Forest             : 18.06 Sq. k.m.

6. Panimur  Proposed Reserve Forest              : 28.70 Sq. k.m.

7. Barail Proposed Reserve Forest                      : 17.60 Sq. k.m.

 

Important Forest Species & Forest Produces: 

 

Important tree plants naturally available are Haldu, Gamari, Titachopa, Nahar, Bonsum, Bogipoma, Bola, Koroi, Bhelu, Makri, Sal etc.

 

Minor Forest Produces available are Bamboo, Cane, Broom sticks, Tezpat, Dalchini, Tannins, Medicinal plants & herbs, Honey, Sand, Gravels etc.

 

Wild life:      Tiger,  Leopard,  Elephant, Barking Deer,  Screw Hollock,  Gibbons, Black Bear, Wild dog, Wild Buffalo, Mithun etc are the main inhabitants of the hill ecosystem. The varieties of birds, snakes, tortoise & other  reptiles, etc too, enrich the hills biodiversities.

 

Minerals:    Lime stone & coal in small quantity are found in the neighbourhood of garampani . Carbonaceous shale is available in Baga area. Good quality of lime stone low in magnesea & suitable for cement manufacturing is also available.

 

TRANSPORTATION  :                     

Major Routes                          

(Road)          

1. Haflong- Dehangi- Diyungmukh- Lanka-Nagaon-Guwahati
2. Haflong- Dehangi- Umrangso- Jowai- Shilong- Guwahati
3. Haflong- Jatinga- Harangajao- Silchar
4. Haflong- Jatinga- Mahur- Maibang- Lumding- Diphu

 

(Railway)

1. Haflong- Lumding - Guwahati
2. Haflong - Badarpur - Silchar

Road distance from Haflong (in Kilometer):-

Place Distance Place Distance
Dehangi 52 Jatinga 9
Diyungbra 108 Langting 90
Diyungmukh 118 Lumding 140
Diphu 172 Mahur 30
Gunjung 34 Maibang 53
Guwahati 368 Shilong 240
Garampani 121 Silchar 110
Harangajao 39 Umrangso 93

 

Educational Institutions : 

Sl. No. Type of Institution No. Category
1. College 3 Govt. 1
Adhoc. 2
2. Junior College 2 Govt. NIL
Venture 2
3. Higher Secondary School 6 Govt. 2
Provincialised 2
Central 2
4. High School 64 Govt. 1
Provincialised 30
Govt. Aided 31
Unaided 2
5. M.E.School 175 Govt. 6
Provincialised 105
Adhoc/Govt. Aided 64
6. L.P.School 619 Under the Dima Hasao District Autonomous Council

 

Medical facilities   : 

Sl. No. Type Total Nos.
1. Civil Hospital 1
2. T.B.Hospital 1
3. Community Health Centre 2
4. Block Primary Health Centre 3
5. Mini Primary Health Centre 2
6. Subsidiary Health Centre 2
7. State Dispensary 2
8. Post Mortem Centre 2
9. Maternity & Child Health Centre 4
10. F.W. Sub-Centre 60
11. Medical Sub-Centre 4
12 (108) Ambulance Service 3

LITERACY RATE:

MALE FEMALE AVERAGE
1991 2001 1991 2001 1991 2001
66.39 76.59 47.34 59.4 57.76 68.59

CENSUS REPORT-2001:

POPULATION 2001 PERCENTAGE DECADAL GROWTH SEX-RATIO (NO. OF FEMALES PER 1000 MALES ) POPULATION DENSITY PER Sq. k.m.       
PERSONS MALES FEMALES 1971-91 1991-01 1991 2001 1991 2001
186189 98899 87290 +98.30 +23.47 857 883 31 38

 

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