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Geographical Situation:

Sambalpur Revenue District consists of three Agriculture District namely Sambalpur, Kuchinda and Rairakhol comprising nine(9) block. Out of this nine blocks Dhankauda ,Maneswar, Jujumura are mostly and part of Rengali as well as Jamankira are coming under Hirakud Command area. The rest blocks are of rainfed. The area under the Command area of Hirakud Dam Project has a fairly developed agricultural sector which contributes for the development of other sector also. The topography of the district is mostly undulating comprising ridges and valleys. All the ridges crest are the uplands and the upper slopes–the unbunded and bunded are locally called Att and Mal lands respectively. These together constitute the high lands. The valley bottom lands are called Berna lands. The low lands are called Bahal lands.

Soil:

Broadly speaking 4 types of soils are available in the district.The red forest soil is available in Rairakhol and Kuchinda sub division,which are suitable for orchards & dry land crops like Arhar. The brown forest soil is available in Kuchinda area ,which is suitable for fruit crops, Sandy soil suitable for Ground nut & pulses are available in several areas.

Climates

The district experience extreme type of climate with hot and dry summer followed by humid monsoon and severe cold in winter. The temperature varies between 10 to 46 degree centigrade. The district gets rainfall from south-west monsoon. The annual average rain fall of the district is 1495.7 mm.

Block wise cultivated area

Sl. Block High Medium Low Total
1 Dhankauda 8129 7476 3872 19477
2 Maneswar 9133 8183 4461 21777
3 Jujomura 10235 7942 4946 23123
4 Rengali 6714 8128 4136 18978
5 Rairakhol 8596 7039 3612 19247
6 Naktideul 6940 4900 2500 14340
7 Kuchinda 16982 7077 4105 28164
8 Jamankira 14072 3221 3489 20782
9 Bamra 15734 6793 5259 27786
Sambalpur Dist.(NB) 96535 60759 36380 193674

Basic Information of Sambalpur District

Sl. Description Area in Ha.
1. Geographical area (in ha): 6,66,293
2. Cultivated area (in ha): 1,93,674
3. Paddy area 1,04,800
4. Irrigated area in Kharif 64,072 (33%)
5. Irrigated area in Rabi 35038
6. Non irrigated area 129,602

Normal and Actual rainfall of Sambalpur District

Month Normal 2009 2010 2011 2012
January 14.8 0 0 0 94.3
February 24.5 0 0 0 5.76
March 18.2 0 0 0 0
April 16.5 0 0 25.0 8.24
May 32.3 9.3 12.3 42.0 0
June 221.0 81.2 196.6 186.0 235.1
July 429.5 635.7 294 360.5 423.02
August 442.4 341.0 233.2 346.4 739.5
September 224.7 105.3 144.8 674.9 247.7
October 54.7 76.9 45.0 17.0 91.4
November 12.7 14.5 0 0 46.8
December 4.4 0 35.0 0 0.9
Total:- 1495.7 1264 961.3 1651.0 1892.8


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