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Infrastructure Of District

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Particulars Khandwa Circle REC Society Pandhana Khandwa
District
No. of Divisions 04 01 05
No. of Sub Divisions 07 01 08
No.of Distribution Centre 32 05 37
Total No. of Consumers 218704   218704
   i)High Tension 31   31
  ii) Low Tension 218673   37919
No. of Villages (1991) 1060   1060
Electricity By line 1008   1008
Electricity by Solar Pannel 47   47
Percentage of villages Electrified 99.52 %   99.52 %
Un Electrified Villages 5   5
No. of Electric Pump Actually Connected 35068 10930 45998
No. of Lines Provided but pump not Connected 52   52
Total Length of 33KV line in KMs. 996.315   996.315



Transportation

The District is well connected by both Rail route and Road route.  The linking routes to the nearby national highways has been established. Both Broad Guage Double line ( Bombay- Delhi line , Central Raiway ) and metre guage (Jaipur - Purna ) are passing though the District connecting the nation-wide network viz. Bombay (Mumbai) Delhi, Indore, Calcutta etc.


Roadways:
        

Road Name Length(Kms)
Indore-Mortakka -Khandwa 45.06
Khandwa - Burhanpur 68.35
Burhanpur - Bombay 18.83
Burhanpur Amarawati 71.41
Khandwa - Harsud 61.75
Khandwa-Punasa -Dewas 14.45


   

 

Communication

Telephone Network is established and functional all over the district. Department of  Telecommunication has done efforts to lay down the telephone cables to the remote rural places also.

Banking/Finance

All most all national level banks have their branches in the district. Apart from these Co-operative banks/societies, Regional rural development banks and local bankers provide the banking services to the district.

ManPower

The district is rich in its manpower.

Water

Two Major Rivers Narmada and Tapti are passing through the district.

Minerals/Forest product

Lime Stone is found in paltry quantity. Other than this, the building materials like crushing stone, Murram & Stones about 60 Thousand M.T. per annum, Sand 24 Thousand M.T. per annum,  are found/extracted  in sufficient quantities.
The major forest crops are Teak Wood, Tendu Leaves, Edible Gum, Mahua and Bamboo.  A sum of  551441 Ha. land is covered by forest.

Agricultural Base

Main crops of district are Cotton, Soyabean, Wheat,sugarcane, pulses and groundnuts.
Production of the main crops in the district

Crop Production/Ha. Sown Area (1000 Ha.)
1. Cotton 122.4 Qtls. 120.5
2. Wheat 90 M.T. 73.75
3. Paddy 17 M.T. 24.46
4. Jowar 54 M.T. 65.87
5. Corn 7 M.T. 4.77
6. Pulses 37 M.T. 65.55
7. Sugar cane 15 M.T. 4
8. Soyabean 64 M.T. 121.7
9. Other Oil Seeds 4.5 M.T. 17.27