Ground Water Suveys and Development Agency, Pune | Regions Information

Regions Information

  • Regions Information

    INTRODUCTION

    1) Location                               -           latitude    78015’ to 80045’E
                                                                 longitude 18045’ to 21’35’N

    2) Region Head Quarter           -            Nagpur.
    Officer Address                       -            Deputy Director Office, Groundwater Surveys & Development Agency,                                                              Maharashtra Jeewan Pradhikaran Building, A Wing,
                                                                 2nd floor, Telengkhedi Road, Civil line, Nagpur.
                                                                 Phone – 0712 – 2560398 Fax – 0712 – 2560807
                                                                 e-mail – ddgsdangp@gmail.com

    3) Area                                    -           50,377 Sq.km.

    4) Total No. of Districts, Talukas and population in the Nagpur Region.

    Sr.No.

    District

    Area of the Dist. (Sq.km.)

    Total No. of Talukas in the Dist.

    Total No.of Villages in the Dist

    Population as   2001 Census (in lakhs)

    1.

    Nagpur

    9802

    13

    1635

    40.67

    2.

    Wardha

    6309

    8

    911

    12.37

    3.

    Bhandara

    3895

    7

    853

    11.36

    4.

    Gondia

    5425

    8

    951

    12.01

    5.

    Chandrapur

    11443

    15

    1791

    20.71

    6.

    Gadchiroli

    14412

    12

    1680

    9.70

     

    Total

    51286

    63

    7821

    106.82

    5) Cultivable Area                    -           23411.64 Sq.km.
    6) Forest Area                          -           18049.80 Sq.km.
    7) Districtwise watersheds, observation wells & Piezometers.

    Sr.No.

    District

    No.of Watersheds

    No.of Observation wells

    No.of Piezometers

    1.

    Nagpur

    54

    116

    50

    2.

    Wardha

    39

    112

    39

    3.

    Bhandara

    25

    74

    19

    4.

    Gondia

    34

    80

    26

    5.

    Chandrapur

    58

    133

    27

    6.

    Gadchiroli

    83

    112

    48

     

    Total

    293

    627

    209

     

     

    Water plays an important role for existence of mankind. The demand of water is rapidly increasing for drinking, irrigation and industrial uses. The increasing demand is also related to the increase in the population.