District Profile


Mysore District (Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ) is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. A tourist's paradise with varied attractions9875rerom Mysore Palace to Nagarhole National Park; this district has a prominent place in the history of Karnataka. Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyars from the year 1399 till the independence of India in the year 1947. Mysore's prominence can be gauged from the fact that the Karnataka state was known previously as Mysore state

District Statistics

Offcers, Village Accountant (VA) Circles, Hoblies, Grama Panchayaths

Sl. No. Taluk Nada Office VA Circles Hoblies Grama Panchayaths
1 HD.Kote 5 58 5 39
2 Hunsur 4 50 4 41
3 K.R. Nagar 6 61 6 34
4 Mysuru 4 49 4 37
5 Nanjangud 5 97 5 45
6 Periyapatana 4 57 4 34
7 T. Narasipura 5 59 5 36
Total 33 431 33 266
Source : DC office and Zilla Panchayath as on 31.03.2016

Population and Percentage share of total population

Sl. No. Taluk Geographical
Area (sq. km)
Population % share to Total Rank
Total Male Female
1 HD.Kote 1618 263706 132748 130958 8.78 5
2 Hunsur 898 282963 142946 140017 9.42 4
3 K.R. Nagar 596 252657 126539 126118 8.41 6
4 Mysuru 797 1281768 645316 636452 42.70 1
5 Nanjangud 974 384922 193038 191884 12.82 2
6 Periyapatana 812 243076 124755 118321 8.09 7
7 T. N. Pura 600 292035 146258 145777 9.73 3
Total 6307 3001127 1511600 1489527 4.91* 3*
As per 2011 censes, *Population for entire state

Population and Percentage share of total population

Sl. No. Taluk Population 2011 % Decadal change 2001-11
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1 HD.Kote 263706 237968 25738 7.22 1.74 113.68
2 Hunsur 282963 232098 50865 11.4 10.5 15.86
3 K.R. Nagar 252657 216852 35805 5.62 3.97 16.88
4 Mysuru 1281768 267541 1014227 23.42 11.81 26.9
5 Nanjangud 384922 334324 50598 6.85 7.15 4.7
6 Periyapatana 243076 226391 16685 8.39 8.15 11.79
7 T. N. Pura 292035 240540 51495 4.67 -2.15 55.26
Total 3001127 1755714 1245413 13.63 5.84 26.81
As per 2011 censes

No. of Rainguage Stations in the district

Sl. No. Taluk working Rain guage Not working Rain guage Total
1 HD.Kote 7 0 7
2 Hunsur 5 2 7
3 K.R. Nagar 7 1 8
4 Mysuru 6 1 7
5 Nanjangud 4 1 5
6 Periyapatana 6 1 7
7 T. Narasipura 6 2 8
Total 41 8 49
Source : Zilla Panchayath, Mysuru / KAG

Rainfall in the district

Sl. No. Taluk Normal
Rainfall
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
1 HD.Kote 918 995 787 945 786 820 941 1044 570 990 1032 821 - - -
2 Hunsur 781 1025 645 804 691 896 889 870 528 666 688 865 0 0 0
3 K.R. Nagar 736 1017 673 838 867 742 848 743 395 603 822 895 0 0 0
4 Mysuru 745 865 575 633 658 762 1027 682 602 601 891 826 0 0 0
5 Nanjangud 723 865 575 633 658 726 1027 682 602 601 891 826 0 0 0
6 Periyapatana 845 1197 758 912 659 738 519 819 459 695 812 983 0 0 0
7 T. N. Pura 750 1064 401 558 658 716 864 559 422 535 762 894 0 0 0
Source : KAG 2015-16

Land Utilization (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Geographical
area (ha)
Forest (ha) Fallow Land (ha) Area Sown (ha)
Current Other Total Net More than once Total
1 HD.Kote 194138 33031 7500 7900 15400 63086 8937 72023
2 Hunsur 98194 7786 1030 927 1957 65340 32309 97649
3 K.R. Nagar 61976 166 1685 1132 2817 43828 24870 68698
4 Mysuru 81740 3216 2040 2098 4138 49441 4084 53525
5 Nanjangud 98541 3688 4072 5766 9838 64274 23888 88162
6 Periyapatana 83121 14810 2540 1340 2880 45754 5055 50809
7 T. N. Pura 58672 154 5784 4614 10398 39067 7776 46843
Total 676382 62851 24651 23777 48428 370790 106919 477709
Soruce : ASCR 215-16

Gross and Net area irrigated at different soruces

Sl. No. Taluk Canals Tanks Wells
Lenght (km) Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
Number Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
Number Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
1 HD.Kote 188.80 10200 9900 59 4430 4055 2 40 30
2 Hunsur 140.40 10800 9550 112 1865 1660 113 7120 6840
3 K.R. Nagar 293.50 17550 15050 158 1165 1065 202 2935 2900
4 Mysuru 17.20 2100 5900 103 2320 2300 61 1955 1875
5 Nanjangud 362.00 20650 18275 34 2655 2000 14 2925 2690
6 Periyapatana 34.50 10075 9150 436 2280 2050 46 2455 2075
7 T. N. Pura 272.00 23550 22400 35 3985 2850 221 875 845
Total 1308.40 94925 90225 937 18700 15980 659 18305 17255
Soruce : ASCR 215-16

Gross and Net area irrigated at different soruces

Sl. No. Taluk Tube wells Lift Irrigation Total
Number Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
Number Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
Gross Irrigated
area (ha)
Net Irrigated
area (ha)
1 HD.Kote 3560 4964 3790 0 0 0 19634 17775
2 Hunsur 4004 2471 2069 0 0 0 22256 20119
3 K.R. Nagar 2398 2574 2280 0 0 0 24224 21295
4 Mysuru 3462 7988 6870 2 35 35 19398 16980
5 Nanjangud 4635 2300 517 0 0 0 33605 30240
6 Periyapatana 4324 3442 3088 1 180 180 18432 16543
7 T. N. Pura 4522 5260 4890 0 0 0 33670 30985
Total 26905 34074 29842 2 215 215 171219 154117
Soruce : ASCR 215-16

Area under Cereals crops (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Paddy Jowar Maize Ragi Total Cereals
1 HD.Kote 64849 0 3426 11621 40478
2 Hunsur 9825 0 14216 6491 30532
3 K.R. Nagar 21792 25 1021 4710 27548
4 Mysuru 7300 25 91 4003 11419
5 Nanjangud 16953 3416 140 1746 21536
6 Periyapatana 8825 0 10847 20806 22255
7 T. Narasipura 22337 0 7046 1485 30868
Total 93521 3466 36787 50862 184636
Source : JDA, Dept. of Agri, Mysuru

Area under Pulses crops (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Tur Horse gram Black gram Green gram Avare Cow pea Bengal gram Total Pulses
1 HD.Kote 1280 6347 337 386 782 3295 0 12427
2 Hunsur 446 2557 325 326 11367 7327 0 22348
3 K.R. Nagar 71 2356 2930 2753 1418 11284 1 20813
4 Mysuru 546 1500 981 994 938 5431 10 10400
5 Nanjangud 334 11657 8482 5614 27 7925 0 34039
6 Periyapatana 82 3569 39 19 3187 5378 0 12904
7 T. N. Pura 15 3970 6746 2306 5 382 0 13424
Total 2774 31956 19840 12398 17724 41022 11 126355
Source : JDA, Dept. of Agri, Mysuru

Area under Oilseed crops (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Ground nut Sunflower Castor Seasamum Niger Seeds Palm Total Oilseeds
1 HD.Kote 104 0 727 759 0 126 1716
2 Hunsur 627 0 13 2660 0 1 5054
3 K.R. Nagar 31 0 9 5013 0 1 5054
4 Mysuru 65 0 80 760 20 5 930
5 Nanjangud 196 924 48 737 0 34 1939
6 Periyapatana 137 0 65 9 0 2 229
7 T. N. Pura 1227 81 1 128 0 7 1444
Total 2387 1005 943 10057 20 175 14612
Source : JDA, Dept. of Agri, Mysuru

Area under Commerical crops (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Cotton Sugarcane Tobacco
1 HD.Kote 29452 3327 3450
2 Hunsur 1642 61 28669
3 K.R. Nagar 0 40 8539
4 Mysuru 5105 1831 3
5 Nanjangud 15959 868 178
6 Periyapatana 0 33 16857
7 T. Narasipura 2 2239 2
Total 49160 8399 57698
Source : ASCR, 2015-16

Area under plantation crops (ha)

Sl. No. Taluk Coconut Arecanut Pepper Cocoa Banana Mango Lemon Guava Sapota Papaya
1 HD.Kote 23868 168.00 18.00 21.00 63700 9324 400 110 4100 7760
2 Hunsur 51345 406.00 0 3.54 23304 16250 0 350 3710 2200
3 K.R. Nagar 19300 265.50 0 8.00 9750 720 0 50 435 782
4 Mysuru 41130 41.25 30.49 4.5 12023 4386 0 93 1284 2130
5 Nanjangud 37525 79.00 10.00 0 78562 4615 100 30 1088 1260
6 Periyapatana 55230 676.00 180.00 2.44 18711 1250 16 33 1620 90
7 T. N. Pura 25080 30.48 8.00 6.00 7100 3900 575 42 885 2200
Total 253478 1666.23 246.49 45.48 213150 40445 1091 708 13122 16422
Source : FRI 2012-13, DD, Dept. of Hort, Mysuru

Area under Vegetable crops (tonnes)

Sl. No. Taluk Potato Tomato Brinjal Beans Culster Beans Onion Green Chilli Leafy
Vegetables
Gourd
Vegetables
1 HD.Kote 0 12450 6400 600 90 500 4080 113 3435
2 Hunsur 0 5400 2755 450 0 0 3525 194 946
3 K.R. Nagar 0 14350 3200 950 17 0 6200 111 512
4 Mysuru 0 13054 2110 806 0 0 2115 186 1529
5 Nanjangud 0 31420 3565 540 10 75 10215 196 1631
6 Periyapatana 650 2140 280 1100 0 0 3200 15 116
7 T. N. Pura 400 4575 1375 400 0 120 975 362 2324
Total 1050 83389 19685 4846 117 695 30310 1177 10493
Source : FRI 2012-13, DD, Dept. of Hort, Mysuru

Distribution of Chemical Fertilizers (tonnes)

Sl. No. Taluk Nitrogen Phosphorus Potash Total
1 HD.Kote 5014 2897 2048 9959
2 Hunsur 3358 1833 2035 7226
3 K.R. Nagar 37960 1973 925 6695
4 Mysuru 12020 6118 5812 23950
5 Nanjangud 2814 1563 956 5332
6 Periyapatana 4993 2433 3691 11116
7 T. Narasipura 5426 2010 2297 9732
Total 37420 18826 17764 74010
Source : JD Dept. of Agri, Mysuru

Distribution of Sowing seeds (q)

Sl. No. Taluk Paddy Ragi Maize Bengal gram Black gram Green gram Total
1 HD.Kote 2506 118 200 10 0 5 10
2 Hunsur 2344 169 555 10 1 1 183
3 K.R. Nagar 3929 101 37 0 0 0 31
4 Mysuru 2331 158 50 0 1 18 50
5 Nanjangud 3613 73 27 85 113 86 33
6 Periyapatana 715 146 198 135 0 0 214
7 T. Narasipura 6115 43 289 0 78 20 40
Total 22454 807 1356 240 192 131 563
Source : JD Dept. of Agri, Mysuru

Sericulture

Sl. No. Taluk Mulberry Area (ha) Cocoon
Production
Villages
Enguaged (Nos)
SC ST Others Total Value Silk
produced (Rs Lakh)
Cocoon Markets
1 HD.Kote 149.86 120.609 85 48 24 168 240 365.86 0
2 Hunsur 63.80 37.325 59 13 14 84 111 113.22 1
3 K.R. Nagar 169.82 87.680 94 26 11 392 429 265.57 0
4 Mysuru 234.88 135.037 80 21 8 298 327 407.90 0
5 Nanjangud 281.22 87.227 87 28 7 418 453 264.60 0
6 Periyapatana 97.23 79.239 54 20 23 0 43 240.37 0
7 T. N.Pura 421.66 330.188 109 46 23 730 799 1001.62 1
Total 1418.47 877.305 568 202 110 2090 2402 2659.14 2
Source : DDS Dept. of Seri, Mysuru 2015-16

Livestock Census 2012

Sl. No. Taluk Indigenous Cross Breed Total Buffaloes Cross Breed Total
1 HD.Kote 70080 22535 92615 2418 15278 374 15652
2 Hunsur 55500 33919 89419 2639 23543 87 23630
3 K.R. Nagar 46133 26393 72526 15782 37058 20 37078
4 Mysuru 25740 41330 67070 4649 39484 590 40074
5 Nanjangud 46004 40014 86018 4135 57909 4 57913
6 Periyapatana 55567 35496 91063 8358 10280 25 10305
7 T. N. Pura 17303 33538 50841 7438 33449 280 33729
Total 316327 233225 549552 45419 217001 1380 218381
Source : DDAG & VS Dept. of AH, Mysuru 2015-16

Livestock Census 2012

Sl. No. Taluk Goats Pigs Indigenous Pigs Cross Breed Rabbits Dogs Others Poultry
1 HD.Kote 33657 271 63 279 2865 31 845866
2 Hunsur 25458 298 331 55 3357 9 173484
3 K.R. Nagar 18200 706 20 206 2802 0 97057
4 Mysuru 19513 534 8 473 15572 176 1468842
5 Nanjangud 24113 499 1293 72 2695 17 331302
6 Periyapatana 20397 172 212 29 3912 7 62330
7 T. N. Pura 26961 1039 30 43 1988 50 86337
Total 168299 3519 1957 1157 33191 290 3065218
Source : DDAG & VS Dept. of AH, Mysuru 2015-16

Veterinary Hospitals as on March 2016

Sl. No. Taluk Hospitals Dispensaries Primary V. Centres Mobile
Dispensaries
Total
1 HD.Kote 4 6 10 1 21
2 Hunsur 5 5 15 1 26
3 K.R. Nagar 4 141 10 1 296
4 Mysuru 7 13 10 1 31
5 Nanjangud 4 17 11 1 33
6 Periyapatana 4 9 13 1 27
7 T. N. Pura 4 8 11 1 24
Total 32 69 80 7 188
Source : DDAG & VS Dept. of AH, Mysuru 2015-16

Fisheries

Sl. No. Taluk Fish catchment (tanks) Tanks in Panchayath Tanks in minor irrigation Families in
Full time (Nos)
Families in
Part time (Nos)
Fish lets (Rs in Lakh) Fish Markets (Nos) Total
1 HD.Kote 1721 85 14 1500 1050 5 8.37 3
2 Hunsur 1200 186 29 1717 683 5 40.47 3
3 K.R. Nagar 1107 104 11 600 350 15 25.73 3
4 Mysuru 796 95 11 200 400 20 15.79 4
5 Nanjangud 800 47 15 1000 800 30 14.82 3
6 Periyapatana 1000 402 10 1500 600 5 28.54 1
7 T. N. Pura 1097 59 12 700 1000 35 22.27 4
Total 7721 978 102 7217 4883 115 1555.99 19
Source : DD Fisheries; KAG 2015-16

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