Uttarakhand :Agriculture

Uttarakhand totally dependend on agriculture more than 4/5 of the working population is directly engaged in agriculture.Doon valley ,nainital district,udham singh nagar and haridwar produce large quantities of food grains.it has immense potential for the development of horticulture cross-apple,orange , malta , pear , grapes , peach, plum apricot, litchi , mango ,guava etc are … Read more Uttarakhand :Agriculture

Uttarakhand :Animal Husbandry

The hill farming system is characterised by large number of livestock. According to the livestock census of 2007,the number were as :- Livestock population Cattle 18.9 lakh Buffaloes 12.1 lakh Goats 13.3 lakh Horse 13 thousand Animals are even reared to produce dung for cultivated land.animals population tends to increase with human population because every … Read more Uttarakhand :Animal Husbandry

Uttarakhand :Fishing

Fishing is an important part of the economy of uttarakhand.apart from agriculture,industries and tourism,fishing also plays on integral role in the economy of the state. The geography of uttarakhand presents topographic variations in many parts of the state, which hinders the prospects of agriculture in uttarakhand. Fishing seems to be the most convenient option for … Read more Uttarakhand :Fishing

Uttarakhand :Horticulture

  UTTARAKHAND produces an estimated 792077 MT of fruits and 606507 MT of vegetables.presently 39 percent of the cultivation land in the state is under horticulture crops. With market development , as horticultural cultivation becomes more lucrative , it is expected that these rates will remain high and the horticulture will account for larger shares … Read more Uttarakhand :Horticulture

Uttarakhand :Irrigation

  Major part of this state is hilly , because of this irrigation is not available on the total agricultural land.irrigation facility is only possible at that place where small channels are constructed . its called ‗gool‘ in uttarakhand.putting big obstructions in the way of river the water is turned into the gools. The total … Read more Uttarakhand :Irrigation

Uttarakhand :Major Cities and Tourist Places

 Mussoorie and Environs: The colonial ―Queen of the Hills‖ is still on of the best hill stations in the state. During colonial time it was the favoured holiday location for the rulers. Around 12 – 14 km from Mussoorie on NH 123 towards Barkot is located Kempty Falls which is a 40-foot perennial waterfall … Read more Uttarakhand :Major Cities and Tourist Places

Uttarakhand :Populations

Uttarakhand‟s area is 58,483 sq km with a population of about 1,01,16,752 (2011 census), out of which 75 per cent live in 16414 small scattered villages; 80per cent of villages have population less than 500 persons and almost 90per cent of villages have population of less than 1000 people; 62per cent of the villages are … Read more Uttarakhand :Populations

Uttarakhand: Migration

With a population of 10.09 million in 2011, Uttarakhand is at 20 position among Indian states. According to 2011 Population Census, nearly 70 per cent of Uttarakhand population lives in its rural areas. The ten hill districts (generally referred as Hill Region) of the State account for 48.1 per cent of its population. The State … Read more Uttarakhand: Migration

Uttarakhand :Schedule Tribes

The tribal population of Uttarakhand is concentrated in the remote and forest areas of Tarai and Bhabar and high reaches of Pithoragarh, Chamoli, Uttarkashi districts and Jaunsar-Bhabar area of Dehradun district. Some are of Mongoloid origin and have a nomadic or semi- nomadic way of life. However, now – a – days, most of these … Read more Uttarakhand :Schedule Tribes

Uttarakhand :Transport Network

Roads and connectivity with other regions, villages and states is a big problem in Uttarakhand hill regions. The main problem is the maintenance of the roads due to heavy rainfall, soil erosion and even snow fall in certain regions. Road maintenance is usually undertaken by the PWD , in the case of hill districts the … Read more Uttarakhand :Transport Network

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