Rapid population growth has been creating so many difficulties in Assam. Facebook Twitter Linkedin EMail. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. Macro-economic trend. It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. Most of the oilfields of Assam are located in the Upper Assam region of the Brahmaputra Valley. I, as a representative of these tribes, had in 2015 met the then Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh,” Mr. Aowal said. [9] In the post-liberalised era (after 1991), the gaps between growth rates of Assam's and India's economy widened further. [18] On the other hand, although productivity of crops increased marginally, still these are much lower in comparison to highly productive regions. A file photo of people checking their names in the NRC in Assam. [16] Assam's biggest contribution to the world is its tea. AA + Text Size. [22] Guwahati: Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said those people accounting for 35 percent of Assam’s population are creating division among the 65 percent on the basis of community. Assam population in 2020 is estimated to be 35 Million (3.5 Crores), As per Unique Identification India data, updated 31, May 2020, by mid of year 2020 the projected population is 35,607,039. On 8 August 2020 The Assam cabinet approved a proposal to make Bajali the 34th full-fledged district of Assam. The areas and populations of the 34 districts are given below: The Brahmaputra suitable for navigation does not have sufficient infrastructure for international trade and success of such a navigable trade route will be dependent on proper channel maintenance, and diplomatic and trade relationships with Bangladesh. Assam Welfare of Minorities Minister Ranjit Dutta has convened a meeting on Tuesday with various organisations of the four communities and other stakeholders to finalise the plan. Over 2.6% to 20.9% of the adult population in three Assam districts have apparently been exposed to coronavirus, revealed the second nationwide sero-s ... 2020… Mr. Aowal, who is also the convenor of Janagosthiya Samanway Parishad Asom (JSPA), said the entire rationale behind such an exercise is to give protection to the indigenous people from demographic changes in the state. When asked how the exercise will be carried out, he said, “We will request the state government to get an approval from the RGI (Registrar General of India). Bajali is currently a Civil subdivision under the Barpeta district. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Golaghat District of Assam. Assam tea is grown at elevations near sea level, giving it a malty sweetness and an earthy flavor, as opposed to the more floral aroma of highland (e.g. The indigenous Muslims are deprived of benefits of the government welfare schemes in absence of proper identification, he claimed. Assam: Actor urges PM Modi to bring a population control law ... Delhi Air Pollution Delhi Temperature Chennai Weather Bangalore Temperature GHMC Elections 2020 … Menu “Once the indigenous tribes are officially recognised, it will be better and easier to work for the development of these people. So, the population of Assam in 2020 as per estimates = 35.997296 Million. In the year 2001–2002, the economy grew in 1993-94 constant prices at 4.5 percent, falling to 3.4 percent in the next financial year. They ruled Assam for around 600 consecutive years. Sectoral analysis again exhibits a dismal picture. Small; You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Growth rate of Assam's income has not kept pace with that of India's during the Post-British Era; differences increased rapidly since the 1970s. According to the survey report of 2001, the state population was around 2,60,66000. Apart from tea and petroleum refineries,[13] Assam has few industries of significance. This is a chart of trend of gross state domestic product of Assam at market prices estimated by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation with figures in millions of Indian Rupees. Let me give you a short survey report for the year 2001. One of the biggest public sector oil company of the country, Oil India Ltd. has its plant and headquarter at Duliajan.[23]. A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences. Assam is planning to increase the population of rhinos to 3000 by next year. Districts. In Assam, Mishing people are found in some upper Assam districts like Sivasagar, North-Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, and Majuli. The total population of Assamese speakers in Assam is nearly 15.09 million which makes up 48.38% of the population of state according to the Language census of 2011. Assam has four oil refineries located at Guwahati, Digboi, Numaligarh and Bongaigaon with a total capacity of 7 million tonnes per year. The second oldest oil well in the world still produces crudes oil. Assam plans survey to identify ‘indigenous’ Muslim population . TNN / Jun 2, 2020, 15:04 IST. Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (BRPL) is the only S&P CNX 500 conglomerate with a corporate office in Assam. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. This page was last edited on 27 December 2020, at 16:23 (UTC). What is the population of Jorhat in 2020? Government of Assam, Economic Survey of Assam 2004-2005, Government of Assam, Economic Survey of Assam 2005-2006, Government of Assam, Economic Survey of Assam 2001-2002 in Assam Human Development Report, 2003 p25, Government of Assam, Economic Survey of Assam 2001-2002 in Assam Human Development Report, 2003 p32, Assam Small Farmers’ Agri-business Consortium, Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, https://nhm.gov.in/New_Updates_2018/Report_Population_Projection_2019.pdf, 2015 agricultural output of Assam based on 2011 prices, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Economy_of_Assam&oldid=998224403, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 January 2021, at 10:59. “Assam has about 1.3 crore Muslims population, of which around 90 lakh are of Bangladeshi origin. Assam's population was estimated at 28.67 million in 2006 and at 30.57 million in 2011 and is expected to reach 34.18 million by 2021 and 35.60 million by 2026. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print. [14] According to the recent estimates,[12] per capita income in Assam at 1993-94 constant prices has reached INR 6520 in 2003-2004 and INR 6756 in 2004–2005, which is still much lower than the same of India. Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly. Assam Population 2011-2021 Assam has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 14.10%. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. Subscribe to The Hindu now and get unlimited access. Assam produces some of the finest and most expensive teas in the world. Moreover, there are other industries such as jute mill, textile and yarn mills, silk mill, etc. In the current decade, according to recent analysis, Assam's economy is showing signs of improvement. The Economy of Assam is largely agriculture based with 69% of the population engaged in it. Assamese people; Assamese youth in modern Bihu dress. Covid crisis may push half of Assam population into poverty, says study. Assam Population 2020 As per projected prediction, the population of Assam in 2020 will be 3.60 Crore. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. Asia's first successful mechanically drilled oil well was drilled in Makum (Assam) way back in 1867. The population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2020 according to estimates is 1.73632 Million + 0.049264 Million = 1.785584 Million. So, we cannot rely on that. The average annual growth rate of agriculture, which was only 2.6 percent per annum over 1980s fellto 1.6 percent in the 1990s. With the help of the Rhino Translocation Project, Assam’s rhino population is being planned to be boosted and the range of the species is to be expanded in seven protected parks of the state. Get complete demographics about Assam. It is being alleged that genuine Indians, mostly Hindus, were left out and many illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, mostly Muslims, were included. Assam’s Hindu population will fall from 21.8 million to 21.2 million and will shrink further. In the year 2000–2001, per capita income in Assam was INR 6,157 at constant prices (1993–94) and INR 10,198 at current prices, which is almost 40 percent lower than that in India. The international airport in Guwahati is yet to find airlines providing better direct international flights. Their current population: 10 lakhs. Without the RGI’s approval, the findings may not be legally tenable.”. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. Assam is likely to conduct an exercise to identify the State’s indigenous Muslim population and segregate them from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, even as doubts over the accuracy of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) are yet to be addressed. While the Indian economy grew at 6 percent per annum over the period of 1981 to 2000, the same of Assam's grew only by 3.3 percent. We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. Higher population concentration was recorded in the districts of Kamrup, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Dhubri, Darrang, and Cachar. The organisations representing the Muslim tribes want the paper works to be completed by March so that the actual fieldwork of enumerating people can begin early next fiscal, he said. 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