(Info) Land Use in Bundelkhand

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Bundelkhand

Land Use in Bundelkhand

Land use pattern in UP Bundelkhand and MP Bundelkhand districts is not significantly different from the rest of UP and MP respectively. Net sown area in all MP Bundelkhand districts except Datia is considerably lower than in UP Bundelkhand. Around 7% of cultivable land in UP Bundelkhand and around 5% of cultivable land in MP Bundelkhand lies fallow in any year.

Note: In the table below, notified forest land includes land covered with degraded forest, or land with virtually no trees; actual forest cover, as revealed by satellite data, is lower (see Forest Cover in Bundelkhand).

Land use in UP Bundelkhand (2004-05) and MP Bundelkhand (2005-06) districts 

District Total area in hectares Percentage of total area under different uses
Notified forest land Non-agri
use
Barren
land
Grazing
land
Under misc
tree crops
Cultivable
wasteland
Net sown
Jhansi 5,01,329 6.9 8.4 6.3 0.1 0.2 3.1 68
Lalitpur 5,07,500 15 7.7 3 0.6 0.2 11.9 54.8
Jalaun 4,54,434 5.6 8 2.7 0.1 0.8 0.4 0.4
Hamirpur 3,90,178 6.2 8 2.4 0 0.2 1 79.1
Mahoba 3,27,429 4.9 11.3 2.6 0.1 0 3.5 72.8
Banda 4,38,767 1.2 6.7 2.6 0 0.3 2.5 80.1
Chitrakoot 3,38,897 16.4 8.3 7.1 0 8.4 3.2 51.3
UP Bundelkhand 29,48,534 8 8.2 3.8 0.2 1.2 3.9 69
UP 2,42,01,294 7
 
10.9
 
2.1
 
0.3
 
1.4
 
1.9
 
68.9
Datia 2,95,874
 
8.4
 
7.3
 
4.9
 
1.5
 
0.9
 
5.2
 
66.7
Chhatarpur 8,63,036
 
24.8
 
5.1
 
0.2
 
7.4
 
0
 
7.5
 
46.8
Tikamgarh 5,04,002
 
13.7
 
4.7
 
14.2
 
4.6 0
 
4.2
 
47.8
Panna 7,02,924
 
42.6
 
5.9
 
3.2
 
1.2
 
NA 8
 
35.8
Damoh 7,28,583
 
36.8
 
4.4
 
8.1
 
4.6
 
0
 
1.8
 
42.7
Sagar 10,22,759
 
29.1
 
5.1
 
1.9
 
8
 
0
 
0.9
 
52.7
MP Bundelkhand 41,17,178
 
28.5
 
5.2
 
4.6
 
5.2
 

 
4.4 47.2
MP 3,07,55,752
 
28.3
 
6.3
 
4.7
 
4.3
 
0
 
3.8
 
48.7

Source: District-wise Land Use Statistics, Union Ministry of Agriculture,  May 2008. Percentages derived from absolute figures and rounded off. Note: Fallow land categories are not included. NA= Not available.

Courtesy : bundelkhandinfo.org

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