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Overview of the Korba District

Overview of the Korba District

Korba district was accorded the status of a full fledged revenue district with effect from 25 May, 1998. The district headquarter is Korba city, which is situated on the banks of the confluence of rivers Hasdeo and Ahiran. Korba is the power capital of Chhattisgarh. The district comes under Bilaspur division. The headquarter of Korba districts situated about 200 KM. from the capital city Raipur.

Korba is the power capital of the newly formed state Chhattisgarh. The district comes under Bilaspur division and is inhabited mainly by tribals including the protected tribe Korwas (Pahadi Korwa). Korba is blessed with lush green forest cover, where a sizable number of tribal population is found. The Adivaisis in the forest areas leave in tantum with the environment and have retained their distinctive cultural characteristics and traditional observances.

Economy

Korba district is basically an agriculture belt where more than 68% are engaged in farming. The main crop sown is paddy.The major crop is paddy under rain fed condition. After the Kharif period farmers are converted into labourers.

Particulars Details
Total Workers 521186
Main Workers 350314
Marginal Workers 170872
Cultivators 113071
Agricultural Labourer 221806
Household Industrial Worker 7899
Other Workers 178410
Non Workers 685454

Demography

Particulars Details
formation of district  25-5-1998
District Headquaters Korba
Area  7145.44 in Sq Km
Population 120664
Sex Ration 969
Literacy Rate 72.40%
Constituency 04
Sub Division 03
Tehsil 05
Block 05
Villages 792
Revenue Villages 746
Inhabited Villages 700
Forest Area 4187.375 Sq. Km
Municipality 05
Police Station 17
Language 02 (Hindi/Chattisgarh)
Borders/Neighbor North - Korea, surajpur, Surguja. South - Jangir-Champa. East - Raigarh. West - Bilaspur.

 



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