Assam state map:

Assam state capital city is Dispur. The total area of the state is 78,438 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 3,12,05,576 among them male population is 1,59,39,443 and female population is 1,52,66,133. Sex ratio of the state is 958 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 72.19 %.

Assam state vehicle registration code is AS.

Chief Minister of the state is Sarbananda Sonowal and Governor is Banwarilal Purohit.

Electricity board in Assam:

  • Regulatory Commission - Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission(AERC)
  • Generating Companies - Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (APGCL) (GENCO)
  • Transmission Companies - Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd. (AEGCL)
  • Distribution Companies - LOWER ASSAM ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED (LAEDCL), UPPER ASSAM ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED(UAEDCL), CENTRAL ASSAM ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED (CEADCL)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for connected load up to 5 KW - 1 to 120 units = Rs.4.95 per unit, 121 to 240 units = Rs.6.25 per unit, 241 and above units = Rs.7.25 per Unit
  • for connected load more than 5 KW - 1 and above units = Rs.7.53 per unnit

Quick Facts:

State Assam
Meaning of Assam Uneven
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Friday, August 15, 1947
Capital City Dispur
People of the state called as Assamese
Area 78,438 Km.sq
Population 3,12,05,576
Male Population 1,59,39,443
Female Population 1,52,66,133
Females per 1000 Males 958
Literacy Rate 72.19 %
State Vehicle Registration Code AS
Languages Assamese and Bodo
No. of districts 27
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
Governor Banwarilal Purohit
Assembly Constituencies 126
Parliamentary Constituencies 14
State Animal One-Horned Rhino
State Flower Kopou Phul
State Bird White-winged wood duck
State Tree Hollong
Important Festivals of the state:

Bihu, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr, Bwisagu, Bushu, Me-Dam-Me-Phi, Ali-Aye-Ligang, Rongker, Kherai, Garja, Awnkham Gwrlwi Janai, Chojun/Swarak, Sokk-erroi, Hacha-kekan, Hapsa Hatarnai, Porag, Bathow, Wangala are the major festivals celebrated in Assam state.

Top tourist places in Assam:

Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Nameri National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Jatinga, Majuli, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Hajo, Haflong, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Assam Tea, rice, rapeseed, mustard seed, jute, potato, sweet potato, banana, papaya, areca nut, sugarcane and turmeric are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

are the major rivers that flow in Assam.

Assam Cuisine:

Apo (drink), Bora saul, Garcinia pedunculata, Jolpan, Khardwi, Ouu khatta, Paederia foetida, Panta bhat, Pitha, Posola, Sulai are few of the many varieties of Assam.

List of Medical Collegs in Assam

  • Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH), Dibrugarh
  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta
  • Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Guwahati
  • Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH), Jorhat
  • Medical Institute Jorhat
  • Regional Dental College, Guwahati
  • Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), Silchar
  • Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati
  • Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH), Tezpur

Demographics:

Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, and Meghalaya are the neighbouring states of Assam.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Baksa 953773 484825 468948
Barpeta 1693190 867891 825299
Bongaigaon 732639 373590 359049
Cachar 1736319 886616 849703
Chirang 481818 244675 237143
Darrang 908090 472134 435956
Dhemaji 688077 353043 335034
Dhubri 1948632 998346 950286
Dibrugarh 1327748 680114 647634
Dima Hasao 213529 110566 102963
Goalpara 1008959 514162 494797
Golaghat 1058674 539949 518725
Hailakandi 659260 338766 320494
Jorhat 1091295 557944 533351
Kamrup 1517202 779608 737594
Kamrup Metropolitan 1260419 655630 604789
Karbi Anglong 965280 493482 471798
Karimganj 1217002 620722 596280
Kokrajhar 886999 452965 434034
Lakhimpur 1040644 529484 511160
Morigaon 957853 485328 472525
Nagaon 2826006 1440307 1385699
Nalbari 769919 395804 374115
Sivasagar 1150253 589454 560799
Sonitpur 1925975 989919 936056
Tinsukia 1316948 675986 640962
Udalguri 832769 423617 409152
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 73
2 Andhra Bank 7
3 Axis Bank 41
4 Bank Of Baroda 33
5 Bank Of India 50
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 10
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
8 Canara Bank 69
9 Central Bank Of India 131
10 Corporation Bank 15
11 Dena Bank 9
12 Federal Bank 12
13 HDFC Bank 56
14 HSBC Bank 1
15 ICICI Bank Limited 59
16 IDBI Bank 29
17 Indian Bank 35
18 Indian Overseas Bank 44
19 Indusind Bank 21
20 ING Vysya Bank 1
21 Karnataka Bank Limited 2
22 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 3
23 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 16
24 Punjab And Sind Bank 13
25 Punjab National Bank 64
26 Reserve Bank Of India 1
27 South Indian Bank 2
28 Standard Chartered Bank 1
29 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 1
30 State Bank Of India 390
31 Syndicate Bank 28
32 UCO Bank 145
33 Union Bank Of India 66
34 United Bank Of India 248
35 Vijaya Bank 22
36 YES Bank 7