District At A Glance


 
Sikkim is a small state and has been divided into four districts viz- East, West, North and South. South Sikkim, with its district HQ as Namchi is gifted with tremendous natural beauty. It keeps the high potentiality of tourism with its flora and fauna and rich cultural heritage.

Namchi meaning 'Sky High' is a small beautiful picturesque town, nestled among the hills of the young Himalaya's. One can have a panoramic view of the Mt. Khanchdenzonga & Samdruptse from Namchi.



General Information



 
Area

75,000 Hectares

 
Population

1,31,525

 
Temperature


Max : 17 - 27 degree C
Min  :  02 - 21 degree C

 
Annual Rainfall

162.5 cms

 
Seasonal Clothing



Summer - Light cotton
Winter - Woollen
Rainy - Warm light cotton

 
Summer Season

April to June

 
Rainy Season

July to September

 
Winter Season

October to March



Demographic Feature


Population (Census 2011) :

Population
Male
Female
Rural
Urban
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
1,46,742
76,663
68,241
1,25,653
65,887
59,766
21,089
10,776
10,313

 

Literacy (Census 2011) :

Number of Literates (in nos)
Rural
Urban
Persons
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
1,08,054
60,007
48,047
91,240
51,072
40,168
16,814
8,935
7,879
Literacy Rate (in %age)
Rural
Urban
Persons
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
82.06
87.06
76.57
81.11
86.33
75.32
87.64
91.46
83.68



Area, Number of Sub-division, Towns, Revenue Block and Villages:

Total area (in sq.km)

No of Sub Division

No. of Towns

Revenue block

Panchayat Ward 

Panchayat Unit 

Total

Revenue Block 

Forest Block 

750

4

4

145

135

10

271

47

 

Decennial Growth, Density of Population, Sex Ratio etc. (Census: 2011) :

Decennial Growth (%)

Density of Population (Per Sq.Km.)

Sex Ratio (Females per '000 Male)

11.57

196

914





NNDP

Net District Domestic Product (NDDP) and Per Capita Income (PCI) at Current Prices (Rs. in Lakhs):


NDDP

1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07

Net DDP

17685
21487
24046
26631
29720
33214
37119
41771

PCI (in Rs.)


14149
16608
17913
19731
21708
23961
26408
29312



Net District Domestic Product (NDDP) and Per Capita Income (PCI) at Constant Prices (Rs. in Lakhs):


NDDP

1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07

Net DDP

17685
20503
22179
23487
25287
27156
29211
31475

PCI (in Rs.)


14149
15848
16522
17402
18469
19591
20782
22087



Power

Number of Consumer and Revenue Collected:

Number of Consumer
Revenue Collected
Domestic
Commercial
2006-07
2007-08 (as 31.08.07)
2006-07
2007-08 (as 31.08.07)
2006-07
2007-08 (as 31.08.07)
17385
17893
2524
2751
30954683
12152831




Agriculture

Land use Statistics, 2005-06 (as on 30.06.2007):(Area in Hect.)

Particulars
Area
1.
Irrigated Land
2104.62
2.
Unirrigated Land
15435.74
3.
Non Agri Land
2754.33
4.
Forest/Jungle/Bushes
2519.7
5.
Cardamom Field
4515
6.
Grass Land
1209.11
7.
Barren Land
2086.54
8.
Un cultivated Fallow Land
1003.67
Total
31412.25


Area, Production and Productivity of Major Crops, 2006-07:
 

Crops
Area (in '000 Hect.)

Production (in '000 Tonnes)
Yield (in Hect.)
Cereals
23.15

35.23
1521.81
Pulses

1.43

1.18

825.17
Foodgrain
24.58

36.41
1481.28
Oilseed

2.45

2.16

881.63
Fruits

1.77

2.76

1553
Potato

1.89

8.84

4657
Spices

5.19

14.54

2801



Health

Number of Hospitals, Cell and Centre:

Name of Centre
Numbers
Community Health Centre
1
Primary Health Centre
6
Primary Health Sub-centre
39
Tuberculosis Centre
1
Post Mortem Centre
1
Blood Bank
1
Birth & Death Registration Centre
7


Number of Beds in Hospitals, PHC, PHSC (2006-07):

Name of Centre
Numbers
Community Health Centre
100
Primary Health Centre
60
Tuberculosis Centre
60