DISTRICT  PROFILE - PART II

12.  ELECTRICITY
   
                i. Generation of Electricity (in m.u.)  
                                a. Hydro :                  Nil
                                b. Wind Mill Generation :                  Nil
                                c. Thermal  :                  Nil
                                d. Power Purchased :                  Nil
                                e. Gas Turbine :                  Nil
   
               ii. Consumption of Electricity (in m.u.) Kwh.  
                                a. Agriculture :                951.80
                                b. Industry :                686.31
                                c. Commercial :                157.96
                                d. Domestic :                723.38
                                e. Public Lighting & Water Works :                 669.25
                                f. Sales to Licensees :                   Nil
                                g. Sales to Other States :                   Nil
                                h. Miscellaneous   Railways :                 850.0
   
                iii. Rural Electrification  
                                a. Number of Pumpsets Energised :                 140878
                                b.Number of Villages Electrified  :                    842
                                c. Number of Hamlets Electrified :  All Hamlets Electrified.
   
 13. ENTERPRISES                                                                                                    Rural            Urban
   
              i. No.of Agricultural Enterprises :            21941            2299
   
                 ii.No.of non-Agricultural Enterprises :             49593          47967
   
                 iii.No.of Enterprises :
                                a. With Premises  :              81282          66343
                                b. Without Premises  :                8575            3170
   
 14. INDUSTRIES
   
              i. No. of Working Factories (Registered) :                   1030
   
                ii. No. of Mandays Worked (Lakhs) :                1642
                
                iii. No. of Trade Unions  :                       31
   
                iv. No. of Strikes :                   2
   
                v. No. of Lockouts :                    427 
   
                vi. Large Scale Industries :                      60
   
                vii. Medium Scale Industries :                     257
   
                viii. Small Scale Industries :                     702     
   
                ix. Cottage Industries :                     258 
   
                x. No. of New Factories setup :                      54
   
                xi. Name of the Important Industries  
                                       in the  District          :
  1. BHEL Ltd.,  Ranipet
  2. TEL Ltd.,  Katpadi
  3.  Leather  &   Leather  Product  Industries
  4.  Cotton  Yarn  manufacturing   Mills
  5.  CO-op  Sugar  Mills
  6.  Engineering  Industries
  7.  Match  Industries
  8.  Beedi  Industry
  9.  Hand  Loom  & Power  Loom  Industries
  10.  Chemical Industries
   
               xii. Name of the Industrial Park :
  1.  SIDCO.   Katpadi
  2.  SIPCOT. Ranipet
  3.  SIDCO.   Arkkonam
   
 15. KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES
   
                            i.              Production               Sales       
           (Rs.in Lakhs)            (Rs.in Lakhs)

                                         KHADI

                            
                                                    Cotton                 1563.44                       1837.67
                                                    Woollen                  --                        1.91
                                                    Silk                  --                       29.75
                                                    Polyester                  --                         5.87
   
                             ii.     VILLAGE INDUSTIRES  
                                                  a.  Soaps                   --                         1.65
                                                  b.  Leather Goods                 1.55                      0.41
                                                  c. Honey                 ---                        0.17
                                                  d. Others                ----                       2.05
                                                  Total (i+ii)                 1564.99                     1879.48
   
 16. MEDICAL AND HELATH  (NUMBER)
   
                                    i.        Modern Medicine  
                                             a. No.of Hospitals :                  13
                                             b. Dispensaries  :                    8 ( E.S.I )
                                             c. Primary Health Centres :                  76
                                             d. Health Sub Centres  :                 454
                                             e. Other Medical Institution :                    1 
                                             f. Beds in Hospitals and    
                                                           Dispensaries :                1731
                                             g. Total Number of Doctors :                  384
                                             h. Total Number of Nurses :                  799
   
                              ii. Indian Medicine  
                                             a. Hospitals :                    12
                                             b. Dispensaries :                      2
                                             c. Primary Health Centres :                     13 
                                             d. Beds in Hospitals and  
                                                             Dispensaries :                     25
                                             e. Total Number of Doctors :                     19
                                             f. Total Number of Nurses :                      3
   
                             iii. Homeopathy  
                                             a. Hospitals :                      3
                                             b. Dispensaries  :                     --  
                                             c. Beds in Hospitals and  
                                                           Dispensaries :                      --
                                             d. Total Number of Doctors :                      3  
                                             e. Total Number of Nurses :                      --
   
                             iv. Unani  
                                            a. Hospitals :                      1
                                            b. Primary Health Centres :                      1
                                            c. No.of.Doctors :                      1  
 
 17. EDUCATION
   
                             i. Universities  :                      2
   
                             ii. Arts and Science Colleges  :                     21
   
                             iii. Colleges   for professional Education  
                                         a.Medicine  :
                                             (1). Allopathy :                     2
                                             (2). Indian Medicine :                     1
                                             (3). Homoeopathy :                     1
                                         b. Engineering Colleges :                    11 
                                         c. Agriculture Colleges :                     1
                                         d. Veterinary  Colleges  :                    --
                                         e. Law Colleges  :                    1
   
                             iv. Colleges for Special Education(Nursing) :                     1 
   
                             v. Pre Primary Schools :                  342 
   
                             vi. Primary Schools :                 2000
   
                             vii. Middle Schools :                  524
   
                             viii. High Schools :                  320
   
                             ix.  Higher Secondary Schools :                  292  
   
                             x. Teacher’s Training Institute :                    53
   
                             xi. No.of fresh entries  
                                           (I to V Std.) :               Male          Female
                35487           33458
   
                            xii. No.of students passed at  
                                       a. High School (X Std)  :                34698  (75.8%)
                                       b. Higher Secondary School (XII Std) :               10356  (65.6%)
   
 18. TRANSPORT
   
                       i.        Road Length (in Km.)  
                                       a. National Highways :                227.200
                                       b. State Highways :                122.400
                                       c. Corporation and Municipalities    
                                                                   Roads :                776.720
                                       d. Panchayat Union and Panchayat  
                                                                   Roads :              3709.600 
                                       e. Town Panchayat/ Township  Roads :                744.205
                                       f. Others (Forest Roads)  :                   Nil   
   
                           ii.   Registered Motor Vehicles  
                                       a. Commercial  :                 2543 
                                       b. Non-Commercial :                25231  
   
                           iii.  Railway Length  
                                       a. Route Length (in Km.) :
                                          (1). Broad Gauge :                  165.4  
                                          (2). Metre Gauge :                   Nil
                                       b.Track Length (in Km.)  :
                                          (1) Broad Gauge :                  165.4
                                          (2) Metre Gauge  :                   Nil
                                       c. No.of Railway Station :                  28
   
                           iv. Number of Sea Ports :                   Nil
   
                           v. Number of Air Ports :                     1
   
                           vi. Name of the Air Port :        Vellore Aerodram
   
                           vii. Name of the Sea Port :                    Nil
   
                           viii. Name of the Export Commodity :
  1.  Shoes
  2.  Leather  Garments
  3.  Matches
  4.  Hand  Loom  &  Power  Loom   Clothes
  5.  Beedi
   
                           ix. Name of the Import Commodity (Interstate) :
  1.  Redgram
  2.  Blackgram
  3.  Bengalgram
  4.  Palm oil
   
          Part I                               Part III

                                                                                                                                Assistant Director of Statistics,

                                                         Vellore.