PUNJAB

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Dec 5 - 11, 2011

FOREST AREA CONTROLLED BY THE PUNJAB
("000" Hectares)

State -
Reserved 311.23
Protected 2736.43
Un-classed 102.78
Resumed Lands 8.69
Guzara -
Communal -
Section 19.21
Chos Act 1.24
Miscellaneous 21.09
Total 3200.67
Note: Forest Departments By Legal Category

WHEAT AREA HARVESTED

PROVINCE AREA (MILLION HECTARES) PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL AREA
Punjab 6.836 76
Sindh 1.041 12
KPK 0.686 8
Balochistan 0.327 4
Total 8.890 100

RABI FLOOD ASSISTANCE PACKAGE (2010-11)

PROVINCE AREA DAMAGED (000 HECTARE) AMOUNT RELEASED (RS. MN)
Punjab 486 1440.0

SMALL HYDRO PROJECTS

PUNJAB MW
UCC Main Lower (Gujranwala), Punjab 4.8
Deg Fall Sheikhupura, Punjab 8.0
LBDC Okara, Punjab 5.0
UCCM Marala, Punjab 11.5

ESTIMATED LENGTH OF ROADS THE PUNJAB

YEARS CATEGORY PUNJAB (KM)
2006-07 TOTAL 104456
Low Type 34807
High Type 69649
2007-08 TOTAL 104115
Low Type 33864
High Type 70251
2008-09 TOTAL 104114
Low Type 32949
High Type 71165
2009-10 TOTAL 105085
Low Type 32179
High Type 72906
2010-11 TOTAL 105253
Low Type 32147
High Type 73106

LITERACY RATES (10 YEARS AND ABOVE) IN THE PUNJAB

2008-09 (%) 2009-10 (%)
TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Punjab 58.7 68.5 48.8 59.6 69.1 49.8
Rural 51.3 63.1 39.5 52.5 64.0 40.7
Urban 73.3 78.9 67.4 73.5 78.9 67.8

THE PUNJAB: AREA AND SEX-WISE DISTRIBUTION OF LABOUR FORCE

  2008-09 (MILLION NOS.) 2009-10 (MILLION NOS.)
TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Punjab 31.82 23.89 7.93 33.04 24.18 8.86
Rural 22.58 16.01 6.57 23.48 16.09 7.39
Urban 9.24 7.88 1.36 9.56 8.09 1.47

CANAL HEAD WITHDRAWALS (BELOW RIM STATION) MILLION ACRE FEET (MAF)

PROVINCE KHARIF (APR -SEP) 2009 KHARIF (APR -SEP) 2010 % CHANGE IN KHARIF 2010 OVER 2009 RABI
(OCT-MAR) 2009-10
RABI
(OCT –MAR) 2000-11
% CHANGE IN RABI 2010-11 OVER 2009-10
Punjab 34.57 29.00 -16 13.36 18.73 40

ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB
(As on 31st Dec, 2010)

S. NO. UNIT NO. S. NO. UNIT NO.
1 Administrative Departments 42 7 Towns in 5 City Districts 38
2 Attached Departments (Includes 5 Special Institutions) 90 8 Mauzas 25914
3 Autonomous Bodies 72 9 Union Councils - Total 3464
4 Districts 36 10 Cantonment Boards 20
5 Tehsils 135 11 Police Stations 667
6 City Districts 5 12 Police Posts 233

UNIVERSITIES/DAI’S CHARTERED BY GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB

S. NO UNIVERSITY/DAI NAME MAIN CAMPUS LOCATION
1 Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan Multan
2 Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Rawalpindi
3 Government College University, Faisalabad Faisalabad
4 Government College University, Lahore Lahore
5 Islamia University, Bahawalpur Bahawalpur
6 King Edward Medical University, Lahore Lahore
7 Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore Lahore
8 Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Lahore
9 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Faisalabad
10 University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi Rawalpindi
11 University of Education, Lahore Lahore
12 University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Lahore
13 University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila Taxila
14 University of Gujrat, Gujrat Gujrat
15 University of Health Sciences, Lahore Lahore
16 University of Sargodha, Sargodha Sargodha
17 University of the Punjab, Lahore Lahore
18 University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore Lahore

THE PUNJAB: RAINFALL AT SELECTED STATIONS DURING 2009 (Millimetres)

YEAR BWN BWP FBD JEH KPR LHR MW MT MUR RWP SGD SK SKT
Jan 14.0 28.0 12.2 56.0 50.1 19.8 9.0 23.2 92.3 47.0 22.0 34.0 47.0
Feb 12.0 (-) 18.4 34.4 0.0 26.9 29.0 2.0 95.5 58.0 21.0 2.0 15.8
Mar 14.0 8.4 12.0 21.0 15.8 52.3 76.0 26.4 132.6 50.0 30.0 20.0 17.8
April 7.0 7.2 34.8 31.2 3.0 19.9 75.0 8.2 209.7 89.0 42.0 34.0 22.5
May 2.0 4.0 12.1 22.8 0.0 6.1 29.0 2.4 29.3 44.0 14.0 4.0 6.8
June 24.0 5.2 5.0 49.5 6.0 20.2 18.0 2.8 97.1 14.0 16.0 63.0 7.1
July 111.0 34.0 60.6 130.0 49.4 110.9 63.0 43.2 208.2 58.0 7.0 185.0 260.4
Aug 10.0 32.0 163.9 164.3 1.2 92.0 116.0 6.0 193.1 177.0 90.0 45.0 148.7
Sep 57.0 28.0 49.4 22.0 2.2 20.4 51.0 5.0 173.2 48.0 12.0 12.0 49.3
Oct 0.0 0.0 8.5 0.0 0.0 2.6 6.0 (-) 16.4 1.0 12.0 18.0 (-)
Nov (-) 0.0 (-) 11.0 0.0 1.1 (-) (-) 14.4 19.0 (-) (-) 10.2
Dec 0.0 (-) 0.0 (-) 0.7 (-) (-) 0.0 18.2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
BWN: BAHAWALNAGAR, BWP: BAHAWALPUR, FBD: FAISALABAD, MW: MIANWALI, MT: MULTAN, KPR: KHANPUR, RWP: RAWALPINDI, SGD: SARGODHA, SK: SHORKOT, SKT: SIALKOT, JEH: JHELUM, LHR: LAHORE, MUR: MURREE
Note: (-) traces

SALES OF FERTILIZERS BY TYPE THE PUNJAB

Nitrogenous (2008-09) 80.58%
Potassic (2008-09) 1.33%
Phosphatic (2008-09) 18.09%
Nitrogenous (2009-10) 79.70%
Potassic(2009-10) 0.57%
Phosphatic (2009-10) 19.73%

POSTAL SERVICE OPERATIONS, THE PUNJAB

ITEM UNIT 2009-10 ITEM UNIT 2009-10
Post Offices Number 3689 V.P.Letters Thousand 171
Letter Boxes Thousand 71 Money Orders Issued
Mail Lines Thousand Kms 34 Number Thousand 1900
Un-Registered Articles Million 773 Value Rs. Million 72103
Registered Letters Thousand 2135 Money Orders Paid
Insured Letters Thousand - Number Thousand 6297
Insured Parcels Thousand - Value Rs. Million 12556