This bilingual Atlas comprises the following:
Geography, including topography, rivers, water-bodies, soils and climate of the State;
Demography, including the rural-urban distribution and the distribution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes across the districts from 1901 onwards;
Land Use, including net cultivated area, gross cultivated area, double-cropped area and area under forests across the districts for 1976-81 and 2005-10;
Irrigation, including net-irrigated area, gross-irrigated area and area under different sources across the districts for 1976-81 and 2005-10; Livetstock, including total livestock, livestock per person, and different components of livestock across the districts for 1982 and 2007, along with graphs of growth from 1966 to 2007;
Area under Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds across the districts for the period 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Area under Different Cereals Crops, across the districts for 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Area under Different Pulses Crops, across the districts for 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Area under Different Oilseeds Crops, across the districts for 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Area under Other Crops like cotton, sugarcane, vegetables, fodder, etc., across the districts for 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Per Capita Production of Different Crops, for 1976-81 and 2004-09;
Long-term Trends of Growth
In addition to the Maps mentioned above, the Atlas gives several graphs documenting the growth of different parameters of agriculture from 1964 to 2012 for the State as a whole and for the individual districts.
This section gives tabulates all the state and district level data that has been used in the Maps and the Graphs.
The whole Atlas is illustrated by a large number of photographs showing images of different aspects of the geography and agriculture of different parts of Madhya Pradesh.
All this makes this Atlas a highly illustrated compendium of the Agriculture of Madhya Pradesh. The long-term graphs compiled here also provide rigorous documentation of the extra-ordinary growth in all aspects of Agriculture that Madhya Pradesh has experienced over the last about one and a half decade.
About the Resource Atlases of Datia and Tikamgarh
These are revised and updated versions in Hindi of the Atlases in English that were published earlier. For details of the English versions, click here.