Sant Ravidas Nagar
Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi) district profile
Sant Ravidas Nagar (area: 1,055 sq km) is one of the districts covered by PACS in Uttar Pradesh. The district was created on June 30, 1994, as the state’s 65th district. The city of Gyanpur is the district headquarters.
Sant Ravidas Nagar is bordered by Jaunpur district to the north, Varanasi district to the east, Mirzapur district to the south, and Allahabad district to the west.
Sant Ravidas Nagar is famous for its carpets, both in India and abroad.
Around 22% of the population belongs to the scheduled castes. Muslims constitute around 12% of the population.
|Children (0 to 4 years)||175,907|
|Decadal growth (1991-2001)||25.47%|
|Sex ratio (females per 1,000 males)||917|
|Household size (per household)||8|
|SC population||292,747 (21.63%)|
|ST population||225 (0.02%)|
|3||Religious groups (largest three)|
|4||Important towns (largest three)|
|5||Amenities in villages|
|Total inhabited villages||1,097|
|Safe drinking water||1,082|
|Paved approach road||825|
|Pregnant women* who received at least three or more antenatal checkups||16.6%|
|Pregnant women* who received at least one TT injection||64.4%|
|Women* who had institutional delivery||26.1%|
|Children aged 12-23 months who were fully immunised**||21.9%|
|Children aged 12-23 months who received at least one dose of Vitamin A||29.7%|
|7||Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme|
|Households issued job cards#||82,935|
|Cumulative person days employment generated#||773,980|
|Households completed 100 days employment#||574|
*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 11, 2010
Indicator groups 1-5: Basic Data Sheet, Census of India 2001http://censusindia.gov.in/Dist_File/datasheet-0945.pdf
Indicator group 6: Tables 4.6, 4.9 and 5.7 in District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-3), 2007-08: India. Uttar Pradesh. 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 11, 2010