Village level maps of population, cultivation, number of wells and water supply Chamrajanagar taluk, Karnataka, used as basic indicators of Godavari basin

Village level maps of total population, number of agriculture families, total cultivable area, number of wells, water supply and overlay maps of these parameters of Chamrajanagar taluk in Karnataka used to assess the cultivation pattern and water availabilty in Godavari Basin. The overlay map of total number of agricultural families vs total cultivable area in ha shows positive correlation in villages having cultivable area above 1219 ha and below 241 ha but in villages with cultivable area ranging between 241 to 1219 a weak correlation is observed. in overlay map of total population and water supply in litres per capita per day (lpcd) water availability is quite low irrespective of the population in the village except for villages with population over 4000.

Chamrajnagar Taluk- Total Population

Total population of these villages vary considerably and most of the villages have population ranging between 1200 to 4000 persons as depicted by green and light green tones, respectively. Few villages have population over 4000 or below 1200 and very few have population even below 600.

Chamrajnagar Taluk- Total no of Agricultural Families

The map indicates that majority of the villages seem to have agricultural families ranging up to three hundered. Also, the number of agricultural families vary from very few to very large in the district. 

Chamrajnagar Taluk- Total Cultivable Area in Hectares

Total cultivable area in most of the villages ranges between 240 to 750 ha. It can be observed, that some of the villages also have cultivable area more than 1200 ha.

Chamrajnagar Taluk- Number of Wells

Number of wells in a village suggest about type and extent of water resource development in an area. This map depicts that majority of the villages appear to have less than 48 wells within their village boundaries and very few seem to have number of wells more than 200.

Chamrajnagar Taluk Litres of Water Supply Percapita Per Day(LPCD)

Water supply in most villages per capita per day is less than 60 liters. Fewer villages have water supply above 60 lpcd but in many villages the supply is even less than 10 lpcd.

Total Cultivable Area in Hectares/ Total no of Agricultural Families

This overlay map puts two parameters together i.e. total number of agricultural families vs total cultivable area in ha. The map shows that higher number of agricultural families are in the villages which have highest cultivable area, as depicted by big red bars. On the other hand, in villages having cultivable area less than 241 ha red bars are completely missing which shows a positive correlation between the two parameters. But in villages with cultivable area between 242 to 1219 ha show varied trends as depicted by different lengths of red bar, thus indicating a weak correlation.

Total population/ Litres of Water Suply Percapita per day

This is another overlay map depicting total population in villages of Chamrajanagar taluk and water supply in litres per capita per day (lpcd). In some of the villages with high population levels i.e. over 4000, per capita availability of water is high whereas in  other villages having population below 4000, the water availability is quite low irrespective of the population in the village.

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