District at a glance

  •  Division: Lower Assam 
  •  Headquarter: Goalpara Town
  •  Sub-Divisions: 1 No. Goalpara
  •  Revenue Circles: 5
  •  Development Blocks: 8
  •  Geographical Area: 1824 sq km
  •  Population: 10,08,959
  •  Literacy: 68.27 %
  •  Revenue Villages: 837
  •  Panchayats: 81

District Headquarter : Goalpara Town
Sub-Division 1 no : Goalpara
Year of Establishment of District : 1983 and DRDA Goalpara since October 1983.

  • Situation : The Geographical location in between Latitude 25053' - 26030' North and Longitudes 9007' - 9105' East.
     
  • Boundary : North the Brahmaputra, South East Garo Hill District of Megalaya, East Kamrup District & West Dhubri District.
     
  • Area : 1824 square kilometres.
    • Forest area - 36,91527 Hec.
    • Cultivate area - 10,200 Hec.
  • Languages used : Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Rabha, Bengali and Nepali.
     
  • Population : As per 2011 census.
    • Male : 5,14,162
    • Female : 4,94,797
    • Total : 10,08,959
    SC
    • Male : 15,192
    • Female : 14,346
    • Total : 29,538
    ST
    • Male : 57,300
    • Female : 56,101
    • Total : 1,13,401
  • Revenue Circle : (5 Nos.) Lakhipur, Baliana, Matia Dudhnoi and Rangjuli.
     
  • Development Block : (8 Nos.) Rangjuli, Kusdhowa, Matia, Krisnai, Balijana, Kharmuja, Lakhipur and Jaleswar.
     
  • Revenue Village : Total 837 Nos.
    • Lakhipur : 268 Nos.
    • Balijana : 222 Nos.
    • Matia : 115 Nos.
    • Dudhnoi : 67 Nos.
    • Rangjuli : 125 Nos.
  • Gaon Panchayat : 81 Nos.
    • G.P. Members : 810 Nos.
    • Councilor : 81 Nos.
    • G.P. President : 81 Nos.
  • Anchalik Panchayat : 8 Nos.
    • A.P. Members : 8 Nos.
  • Zila Parishad : 1 Nos.
    • Z.P. Members : 16 Nos.
    • Total Elected PRI Members : 996 Nos.
  • Police Station : (10 Nos.) Goalpara, Matia, Lakhipur, Dudhnoi, Dhupdhora, Rangjuli, Marnoi, Krishnai, Agia and Boguwan.
     
  • River Police Station : (1 Nos.) Pancharatna.
     
  • Police Out Post : (3 Nos.) Darangiri, Simlitola Jaleswar and Rongsai.
     
  • Tea Garden : (2 Nos.) Moionga and Simlitola.
     
  • Legislative Assembly Constituency : (4 Nos.) Jaleswar, Goalpara West, Goalpara East and Dudhnoi.
     
  • Hospitals
    • 200 Beded Hospital : (1 No.) Goalpara
    • Primary Health Center : (5 Nos.) Ranguli, Matia, Mornoi, Agia, Lakhipur and Krishnai
  • State Dispensary : (6 Nos.) Bahati, Chaibari, Kharmuza, Dolgoma, Khutabari and Tiplai.
     
  • Sub-Dispensary : (6 Nos.) Dhumarghat, Chunari Ambary Bazaar, Baguan and Harimura.
     
  • Veterinary State Dispensary : (15 Nos.) Goalpara, Matia, Kothakothi, Kahibari, Rangjuli, Krishnai, Sesapani , Dhudnoi, Maida, Badahapur, Balijana, Joyramkuchi, Ambary Bazaar,Jaleswar and Lakhipur.
     
  • Agriculture Sub-Division : (2 nos.) Goalpara, and Dudhnoi.
     
  • Agriculture Development Circle : (12 Nos.)
     
  • Municipal Board : (1 No.) Goalpara Municipal Board.
     
  • Town Committee : (1 No.) Lakhipur Town Committee.
     
  • Total Wards : 23 Nos
    Ward No: 1 to Ward no: 19 under Goalpara Municipal Board.
    Ward No: 1 to Ward no: 4 under Lakhipur Town Committee
  • Education

  • Educational Institutions
    • L.P. School
      • 1298 Nos
      • 203 Nos. (Venture)
    • U.P. School
      • ME : 171 Nos.
      • MV : 42 Nos.
      • Venture : 57 Nos.
  • High School : 112 Nos.
  • Higher Secondary School : 23 Nos.
  • Degree College : 06 Nos.
  • Venture Degree College : 06 Nos.
  • Junior College : 06 Nos.
  • B. Ed College : 01 No.
  • Law College : 01 No.
  • DIET : 01 No.
  • BTC : 01 No.
  • Teachers (U.P & L.P)
    • Total U.P. Teachers : 1604
    • Untrained U.P. Teachers : 297
    • Total L.P. Teachers : 3239
    • Untrained L.P. Teachers : 1250
  • Literate Person (2011)
    • Male : 3,11,986
    • Female : 2,67,052
    • Total : 5,79,038
  • Literacy Rate (2011)
    • Male : 72.00 %
    • Female : 64.53 %
    • District Literacy Rate : 68.27 %