NCERT Solution: The Story of Village Palampur

NCERT Exercise

Every village in India is surveyed once in ten years during the Census and some of the details are presented in the following format. Fill up the following based on information on Palampur.

Every village in India is surveyed once in ten years during the Census and some of the details are presented in the following format. Fill up the following based on information on Palampur.

a. LOCATION:
b. TOTAL AREA OF THE VILLAGE:
c. LAND USE (in hectares):

 

Cultivated Land

Land not available for cultivation (Area covering dwellings, roads, ponds, grazing ground)

Irrigated

Unirrigated

-

-

26 hectares


d. FACILITIES:

Educational

-

Medical

-

Market

-

Electricity Supply

-

Communication

-

Nearest Town

-


Answer
 

a. LOCATION: Bulandshahar district, Western Uttar Pradesh
b. TOTAL AREA OF THE VILLAGE: 226 hectares
c. LAND USE (in hectares):
 

Cultivated Land

Land not available for cultivation (Area covering dwellings, roads, ponds, grazing ground)

Irrigated

Unirrigated

200 hectares

-

26 hectares


d. FACILITIES:

Educational 2 primary schools and 1 high school
Medical 1 primary health centre and 1 private dispensary
Market Raiganj and Shahpur
Electricity Supply Most of the houses have electric connections. Electricity powers all the tube wells in the fields and is used in various types of small businesses.
Communication Well-connected with neighbouring villages and towns. 3 kms from Raiganj. All-weather road connects it to Raiganj and further on to Shahpur. Many kinds of transport like bullock carts, tongas, bogeys, motorcycles, jeeps, tractors and trucks are present.
Nearest Town Shahpur
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