Mayurbhanj district profile
Mayurbhanj is one of the districts covered by PACS in Orissa. The district is among the largest districts in Orissa (area: 10,418 sq km). It is situated to the north of the state, with its headquarters at Baripada.
Mayurbhanj is bordered to the north by Midnapore district of West Bengal, Singbhum district of Jharkhand in the south, Balasore district in the west, and Kendujhar district in the east.
The central part of the district is covered by a group of hills known as the Similipal Range; the rest consists of undulating plains.
Mayurbhanj includes four administrative sub-divisions and nine tehsils.
Almost 57% of the population of the district belongs to the scheduled tribes.
|Children (0 to 4 years)||237,210|
|Decadal growth (1991-2001)||17.89%|
|Sex ratio (females per 1,000 males)||980|
|Household size (per household)||5|
|SC population||170,835 (7.68%)|
|ST population||1,258,459 (56.60%)|
|3||Religious groups (largest three)|
|4||Important towns (largest three)|
|5||Amenities in villages|
|Total inhabited villages||3,748|
|Safe drinking water||3,658|
|Paved approach road||1,554|
|Pregnant women* who received at least three or more antenatal checkups||63.5%|
|Pregnant women* who received at least one TT injection||95.2%|
|Women* who had institutional delivery||43.1%|
|Children aged 12-23 months who were fully immunised**||63.5%|
|Children aged 12-23 months who received at least one dose of Vitamin A||80.0%|
|7||Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme|
|Households issued job cards#||418,638|
|Cumulative person days employment generated#||3,651,244|
|Households completed 100 days employment#||2,599|
Our CSO partners in Mayurbhanj :
*Women aged 15-49 who had their last live/still birth after December 31, 2003
** BCG, three injections of DPT, three doses of polio (excluding Polio 0) and measles
# As on September 3, 2010
Indicator groups 1-5: Census of India 2001http://censusindia.gov.in/Dist_File/datasheet-2107.pdf
Indicator group 6: Tables 4.6, 4.9 and 5.7 in District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-3), 2007-08: India. Orissa. International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, 2010; funded by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Indicator group 7: State-wise NREGA Implementation Status Report in http://nrega.nic.in viewed September 3, 2010