Location & Area

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

 

Bikaner district is spread across an area of 30,247.90 sq km and is located between 27°11' and 29°03' N and 71°54' and 74°12' E. Bikaner city is the district headquarters which was founded in 1486 AD by Rao Bika, a Rajput ruler and is the fourth largest city of the State. 

The district is divided into five sub-divisions. They are Bikaner North, Nokha, Loonkaransar, Khajuwala and Sridungargarh. These sub-divisions are further divided into eight tehsils namely Bikaner, Kolayat, Nokha, Sridungargarh, Loonkaransar, Khajuwala, Poongal and Chhatargarh.

Since Bikaner is located in the middle of the Thar desert, it has an extremely hot and arid climate. In the summers, the temperature of the region goes beyond 45°C and in winters, it dips down below 0°C. Annual rainfall of the region is between 260 to 440 mm.

 

 

S.N.

Items   

Unit

Reference period with particulars

Reference period with particulars

1

2

3

4

5

 

 

 

2001

2011

1

Area

SKM

30247.9

30413.40

2

Population      ( 2011 provisional)

No.

2001

2011

i

Male

"

1003035

1240801

ii

Female

"

899075

1123136

iii

Total

"

1902110

2363937

iv

Rural

"

1262054

1563553

v

Urban

"

640056

800384

vi

Density of population

p.sq.km.

62.88

78

vii

Literacy

%

57.36

65.1

a

Male

"

70.64

75.9

b

Female

"

42.44

53.2

viii

Percentage of Urban population of total population

"

33.64

33.9

ix

Female @ 1000 male

1000

896

905

x

Scheduled casts (as per 2011)

No.

383566

493,646

xi

Scheduled tribes (as per 2011)

"

6256

7,779

xii

Decenial Prop. Grow Rate

%

38.18

24.3

3

TOWN & VILLAGE

No.

2001

2010-11

i

Sub Division

"

5

8

ii

Tehsil

"

8

8

iii

Panchayat Samiti

"

5

6

iv

Total No. of Inhabited village

"

817

951

v

Total No. of Uninhabited village

"

72

100

vi

Total no. of Towns

"

4

4

4

AGRICULTURE

Ha.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Total Reporting Area

"

3041756

3041756

ii

Area Under Forest

"

94222

94166

iii

Land not available for cultivation

"

300081

300194

iv

Permanent pastures and other grazing land

"

50568

50608

v

Land under Miscellanous Tree, Crop & Groves included in the net area sown

"

3416

3426

vi

Cultivable Waste Land including Fallow Land

"

660493

663914

vii

Net Area sown

"

1628977

1542456

viii

Area sown more than once

"

255246

264927

ix

Gross Cropped Area

"

1884223

1807383

x

Average Yeild per Hactare

mT

-

-

a

Food Grain

Kg.

360

751

b

Oil Seeds

"

940

2174

c

Sugarcane

"

-

-

d

Cotton (lint)

lint

6

6

xi

Number of Pumpsets Tube Well, Well used for irrigation

No.

5315

6916

xii

Normal Rain Fall

Cm.

26.37

26.317

xiii

Actual Rain Fall

Cm.

42.57

80

xiv

Average size of Holdings

Ha.

10.16

6.32

5

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

No.

2011-2012

2012-13

i

No. of Veterinary Hospitals

"

70

84

ii

No. of Veterinary Dispensaries

"

46

51

1

2

3

4

5

iii

Livestock & poultary (as per 03)

No.

2003

2007

iv

Total Livestock

"

2436312

2607532

I

Cattle (Cows and Bulls)

"

608597

728043

II

Buffalows

"

132732

142863

III

Pigs

"

4551

609

IV

Camel

"

61861

54320

V

Sheep

"

928892

707699

VI

Goats

"

686507

943591

VII

Horses and Ponies

"

242

199

VIII

Others (Donkeys)

"

12482

10535

(B)

Dogs & Bitches

"

103668

56904

©

Total Poultry

"

33377

19571

(1)

Fowls(Rabbits)

"

362

48

(2)

Ducks

"

--

54

6.

INDUSTRY

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Factories Registered under Factories Act

"

436

---------

ii

Estimated Average No. of Daily workers employed in Reg. Factories

"

7590

---------

iii

Small Scale Industries Reg. with Industries Department

"

691

716

iv

Estimated Average No. of Daily workers employed in Small Scale Industries

"

5595

3858

v

Large & Medium Scale Industries

"

4

nil

vi

Employee in Large & Medium Scale Industries

"

880

nil

vii

No. of Industrial Area

"

14

14

7.

POWER

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Town Electrified

"

4

4

ii

Village Electrified

"

779

779

iii

 

 

 

lakh unit

22022.30

25567.93

a

Domestic Purpose

"

2315.39

2632.22

b

Com. and Temp. Purpose

"

662.34

906.46

c

Industrial Purpose

"

1537.09

1654.39

d

Public Lightning

"

174.74

206.08

e

Irrigation

"

15378.78

18393.90

f

Public Water Works

"

1114.86

1141.38

g

Other Purpose

"

839.18

633.50

iv

Total No. of Power Houses

No.

21

21

v

Well Energised

"

3058

3359

8.

WATER SUPLY

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

a.

Village covered with safe drinking water suply

"

-

107

9

EDUCATION

"

2011-2012

2012-2013

a

Total No. of Schools

"

3162

3354

b

Boys

"

2969

3165

I

Girls

"

193

189

 

Primary Schools

"

1521

1577

a

Boys

"

1457

1515

b

Girls

"

64

62

II

Middle Schools

"

1003

1162

a

Boys

"

912

1073

b

Girls

"

91

89

III

Secondary Schools

"

443

435

a

Boys

"

420

412

b

Girls

"

23

23

IV

Senior Secondary Schools

 

"

195

180

a

Boys

"

180

165

b

Girls

"

15

15

V

No. of College/University for General Educaton (Arts, Science & Commerce)

"

38

40

VI

No. of College for Professional Education

"

28

30

VII

No. of Schools for Vocational & Professional Education

"

10

10

II

No. of Students

 

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i.

In primary Schools

"

202831

224990

a

Boys

"

111606

120592

b

Girls

"

91225

104398

II

In Middle Schools

"

176010

183983

a

Boys

"

99741

101337

b

Girls

"

76269

82646

III

In Secondary Schools (6 to 10)

"

69192

63813

a

Boys

"

41196

37305

b

Girls

"

27996

26508

IV

In Senior Secondary Schools

"

77425

79844

a

Boys

"

48869

50768

b

Girls

"

28556

29076

V

In College/University for General Education

"

15265

16043

a

Boys

"

9730

9764

b

Girls

"

5535

6279

III

Literacy Counting Programme

 

 

"

2012-2013

2013-2014

1.

Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan

"

68094

67443

2.

New admitable up to 5 years

"

65658

66213

3.

Drop out

"

349

1056

4.

Not admitable

"

-

-

5.

Not nominated

"

2087

174

10.

PUBLIC HEALTH

 

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Allopathic Hospitals

"

12

15

ii

Beds in Allopathic Hospitals

"

505

620

iii

Ayurvadic & Unani Hospitals

"

120

120

iv

Beds in Ayurvedic & Unani Hosp.

"

30

30

v

Primary Health Centres

"

39

54

vi

Dispensaries

"

11

11

vii

Sub-Health Centres

"

415

429

viii

MCW/Dais Centres

"

0

0

ix

Private Hospitals

"

4

4

11.

BANKING

 

No.

2011-12

2012-2013

i

Scheduled Commercial Banks

"

192

207

ii

Co-Operative Banks

"

10

10

12.

CO-OPERATION

 

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Co-Operative Societies & Dairy Co-Operative Societies

"

1559

1548

ii

Membership

"

447607

447607

iii

Dairy Co-Operative Societies

"

881

887

13.

TRANSPORT COMMUNICATION

No

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Post Offices

"

267

267

ii

Telegraph Office

 

01

1

iii

Telephone in use

"

31972

27264

a

Rural

"

4828

3317

b

Urban

"

27144

23947

iv

Registration of Motor Vehicles

"

234964

256252

v

Road Length

Km.

6011.66

6379.10

1

2

3

4

5

14.

POLICE

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Police Station

"

25

23

ii

Police Chowki

"

43

40

iii

Jail including Lock-ups

"

24

25

iv

Reported Offences

"

5188

6529

 

 

v

Cognizable

"

5146

6529

vi

Non Cognizable

 

-

-

15.

LOCAL BODIES

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Village Panchayats

"

219

219

ii

Municipality & Municipal Councils

"

3

3

iii

Nagar Nigam

"

1

1

iv

Community Development Blocks

"

6

6

16.

SALES TAX & ENTERTAINMENT TAXES

No.

2011-12

2012-2013

i

Dealers Reg. Under Sales Tax Act

"

4166

3921

a

Local RST

"

2449

2293

b

Central CST

"

1717

1638

ii

Amount of Sales Tax Collected Rs.

Lakh

16136-00

19607

a

Local

"

16136-00

19607

b

Central

"

-----

------

iii

Reciepts from Entertainment Tax

"

------

------

17.

SMALL SAVINGS

Lakh

 

 

 

Total Deposited Rs.

"

 

 

18.

PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

a

Fair Price Shops

"

-

-

i

Urban

"

266

266

ii

Rural

"

528

557

iii

Total

"

794

823

19.

MILK DAIRY

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Dugdh Utpadak Sahakari Samities & Collection Centres

"

793

946

ii

Memberships

"

38355

38335

iii

Collection of Milk (Kg.)

Lakh Kg

310

357

iv

Average Collection of Milk per day

"

0.84

0.97

v

Chilling Plants

"

5

5

20.

TOURISM

No.

2012

2013

 

Total Tourists arrivals

"

393574

391766

i

Indian Tourists

"

318689

317501

ii

Foreign Tourists

"

74885

74265

21.

IGNP

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

A.

Length of Main Canal

"

-

-

i

Indira Gandhi Feeder

Km.

204

204

ii

Indira Gandhi Main Canal

"

445

445

iii

Total

"

649

649

B.

Distributries System

Km.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Flow Area

"

6618.29

3354.50

ii

Lift Area

"

1495.45

1495.45

iii

Total

"

8113.74

4849.95

C.

Irrigation Area

lakh Hq.

15.91

10.71

 

Irrigation Potential Capacity

"

13.57

7.87

22.

SOCIAL WELFARE

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

Govt. Hostels

"

19

20

ii

Total no. of Students

"

753

769

iii

Aid Received

lack

82

 

 

83

23.

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

i

No. of Projects

"

8

8

ii

Aanganwari Centres

"

1477

1477

a

Sanctioned

"

1477

1477

b

Working

"

1327

1444

iii

Nutrition Distribution Centres

"

1327

1444

iv

No. of S.N.P. Beneficiaries

"

 

 

a

Target

"

159761

158682

b

Achievement

"

99152

85316

v

No. of PSE Beneficiaries

"

 

 

a

Target

"

56139

55351

b

Achievement

"

30605

29318

24.

ROADWAYS (RSRTC)

No.

2011-2012

2012-2013

 

 

 

-

-

 

 

 

-

-

i

Total Buses

"

136

137

ii

Total Distance

Lakh Km.

222.56

223

iii

Income

Lakh Rs.

3433.66

3728.71

iv

Expence

"

4082.63

4636.45

v

Profit/Loss

"

-648.97

-907.74

vi

Passanger Weightage

"

60

63