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

750 sq. kms.

 
Population (2011 census)

1,46,850

 
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
1,46,850
76,670
70,180
1,25,651
65,848
59,803
21,199
10,822
10,377

 

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
81.4
86.5
75.8
80.2
86.33
75.32
88.5
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 Block Administrative Centres

No. of Towns

Revenue block

Panchayat Ward 

Panchayat Unit 

Municipal Corporation

Total

Revenue Block 

Forest Block 

750

4

8

4

145

135

10

271

47

2

 

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

Decennial Growth (%)

Density of Population (Per Sq.Km.)

Sex Ratio (Females per '000 Male)

11.65

195.8

915





NSDP

Revised State Domestic Product of Sikkim at Current Prices :
(Base Year: 2011 - 12)


YEAR

GSDP
GROWTH
PCI(GROSS)
GROWTH
NSDP
GROWTH
PCI(NET)
GROWTH
(IN LAKHS)
(IN %)
(IN RS)
(IN %)
(IN LAKHS)
(IN %)
(IN RS)
(IN %)

2011 - 12

1116510
181842
974218
158667

2012 - 13

1233842
10.51
198686
9.26
1081675
11.03
174183
9.78

2013 - 14

1386190
12.35
221083
11.27
1220293
12.82
194624
11.74

2014 - 15 *

1520933
9.72
240274
8.68
1331794
9.14
210394
8.10

2015 - 16 **

1663678
9.39
259950
8.19
1455779
9.31
227465
8.11



Revised State Domestic Product of Sikkim at Constant Prices:


YEAR

GSDP
GROWTH
PCI(GROSS)
GROWTH
NSDP
GROWTH
PCI(NET)
GROWTH
(IN LAKHS)
(IN %)
(IN RS)
(IN %)
(IN LAKHS)
(IN %)
(IN RS)
(IN %)

2011 - 12

1116510
181842
974218
158667

2012 - 13

1142121
2.29
183916
1.14
997033
2.34
160553
1.19

2013 - 14

1211405
6.07
193207
5.05
1058986
6.21
168897
5.20

2014 - 15 *

1288249
6.34
203515
5.34
1123202
6.06
177441
5.06

2015 - 16 **

1372154
6.51
214399
5.35
1194837
6.38
186693
5.21

GSDP : Gross State Domestic Product, NSDP : Net State Domestic Product, PCI : Per Capita Income,
* Provisional Estimate, ** Quick Estimate




Power

Number of Consumer and Revenue Collected:

YEARS
NO OF CONSUMERS UNDER SOUTH DISTRICT
Cash Collection (in Rs)
D.S.
C.S.
L.T.
H.T.
Ex-Army
Others
P.L.
P.W.

2014 - 15

20561
2838
324
101
154
4826
21
25
15,61,98,887

2015 - 16

20804
2906
338
104
150
4857
21
25
18,27,59,016




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, 2012-13:
 

Crops
Area (in '000 Hect.)

Production (in '000 Tonnes)
Yield (in Hect.)
Rice
2.42

4.48
1851.21
Wheat

0.16

0.17

1062.50
Maize
14.31

24.77
1730.96
Finger Miller

0.75

0.73

973.33
Barley

0.11

0.11

909.09
Buckwheat

1.41

1.35

957.45
Cereals

19.16

31.60

1649.27
Urd

1.76

1.57

892.05
Other Pulses

1.31

1.30

992.37
Food Grains

22.33

34.47

1550.61
Rape & Mustard

1.36

1.13

830.88
Soyabean

1.45

1.37

944.83
Oilseeds

2.81

2.50

889.68



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