Employment || Labour || Rural Development || Main source of Income || Mineral Deposits
Water Resources || Land availability || Civil Supplies || Sales Tax

EMPLOYMENT

In order to mitigate the unemployment problem, two Employment Exchanges are functioning in the district. One is the District Employment Exchange functioning at Kasargod (for unemployed persons of Kasargod Taluk) and the other is the Town Employment Exchange, functioning at Kanhangad town (for Hosdurg Taluk). The Employment Information and Assistance Bureau is Manjeshwar Block Office.

Implementing and coordinating all programmes of employment assistance and Self Employment Schemes, Career Guidance, Employment Market Information, Service and Studies are the main functions.  A Vocational Guidance Unit, Self Employment Unit and Employment Market Information(EMI) unit are functioning  to implement all the above programmes.

The unemployment registered status :

Employment
Exchange
Male Female Total Scheduled
Caste
Scheduled
Tribe
Physically
Handicapped
Graduates Technically
qualified
Employment
provided
TEE, Hosdurg 37,913 39,687 77,600 4,625 867 807 7,279 1,747 450
DEE, Kasargod 14,033 12,696 26,729 3,168 2,008 443 1,587 522 325

The registrants are eligible for Unemployment Allowance @ Rs.120/- per month subject to certain conditions. Applications for unemployment allowance are to be submitted to the concerned Panchayat/ Muncipality.

LABOUR

The District Labour Office consolidates and enforces the Labour Laws and Labour Welfare Measures in this District.   Conciliation and settlement of Industrial Disputes, distribution of Financial Assistance under various Labour Welfare schemes viz., Tree Climbers Welfare Fund, Agricultural Workers Pension etc, implementing Labour Laws and taking action against the violation of Labour Laws. Attending Gratuity cases-conducting enquiry on subsistence claims, helping to maintain peace and stability in industrial relation through a smooth and peaceful way of functioning and by intervening at the right time and situation are also attended to.

Industry Workers above 50 years Total No. of Workers involved
Major Industries 16 7070
Small Scale Industries 261 1044
Beedi Industries 112 69000  (including home workers)
Motor Establishments 560 1400
Other Establishments 7828 15456
(Details as on 30.6.2001)


RURAL DEVELOPMENT

The District Rural Development Agency is attending the work of  Release of Central & State Share to District Panchayat, Block Panchayat and Grama Panchayat under the schemes like: JGSY, IAY, EAS, SGSY, PMGSY, IWDP, RERSP etc.

Name of Schemes Opening Balance as on 1.4.01 in Rs.Lakhs Receipt for 2001-02 in lakhs Expenditure upto date in lakhs
SGSY 18.78 nil 18.78
JGSY 29.28 118.06 118.06
IAY 2.12 20.73 20.73
EAS 15.19 56.05 70.44
RCRSP 216.32 20.00 227.37
IAY Credit cum subsidy 6.32 nil 0.50
I.W.D.P. 20.00 79.54 0.39



MAIN SOURCES OF INCOME

  • Agriculture

  • Fishing

  • Beedi manufacturing

  • Cattle Rearing

  • Handloom

  • Small scale industries

MINERAL DEPOSITS

  • Granite

  • Laterite

  • China Clay

  • Bauxite

WATER RESOURCES

Chandragiri River - The main water source
  • Length os Sea shore - 80 kms.

  • Lakes - 4

  • Number of rivers - 12

  • Total length of river - 460 kms.

LAND AVAILABILITY

  • Total area of the district                    - 1,96,133 Hectares.

  • Forest area                                     - 5,625 Hectares.

  • Utilised for agriculture                      - 1,49,480 Hectares.

  • Land available for industrial purpose - 41,028 Hectares.

 

For Industry - Land in Development Area, Plot and Parks.

Name Total Plots Allotted Balance Price (Rs.)/Cent
Ananthapuram D.A 108 20 88 63/-
Ananthapuram D.P 104 70 34 231/-
Chattanchal D.P 28 28 -- 625/-
KINFRA Industrial Parks, Seethangoli 60 -- 60 2000/-
Industrial Sheds available for Sch.Caste 18 9 9 0.50/Sq .ft.
Industrial Sheds available for Sch.Tribe 13 1 12 0.50/Sq.ft.

 

CIVIL SUPPLIES

The Public Distribution System is controlled by Civil Supplies Department / District Supply Office, Kasargod. There are two taluk supply offices and one Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum office under the DSO.

  • No. of Ration Cards : 2,01,094

  • Monthly requirement of :

    • Rice : 7855 MT.

    • Wheat : 7818 MT.

    • Kerosene : 1249 KL.

    • Sugar : 140 MT.

 

SALES TAX

Sales Tax and Agrl. Income tax Collection  during the year 2000-2001

Sales Tax Office, Kasaragod Rs.702.30 Lakhs
Sales Tax Office, Hosdrug Rs.422.47 Lakhs
Agrl.Income & Sales Tax Office, Hosdrug Rs.7.22 Lakhs

 

  Target of Revenue collection for the year 2001-02 Collection upto 31-11-2001
S.T 2600 Lakhs 1211.29 Lakhs
A.I.T 44 Lakhs 0.17 Lakhs
L.T -- 2.39 Lakhs
K.M.L -- 2.55 Lakhs