About Hagaribommanahalli Taluk

Hagaribommanahalli (H B Halli) taluk is the headquarters town of the taluk of the same name, at a distance of 110 kms from Ballari city.Incidently this is only taluk with no urban areas in its jurisdiction in the state.A number of families from the submerged villages of the Tungabadhra project have been rehabilitated here.

The taluk is bounded on the north by the Koppal district on the south by Kudligi taluk,on the east by the Hospet taluk and on the west by Hadagali taluk..

HBHalli taluk occupies 5th place in area and last place in population among seven taluks.The geographical area of the taluk is 974 sq.km. and population is 159886 as per 2001 census.This accounts for 8 p.c. of district’s population and its area accounts for 11.50 p.c.HBHall comes under the jurisdiction of Hospet revenue sub-division with 4 R I circles.

Cultivation

The normal rainfall is 554.5 mm. The major crops grown are maize, jowar, bajra, sunflower, groundnut and cotton. The net irrigated area constitute only 16,820 hec. (32 p.c.).

Details of Irrigated Land Under Different Water Sources in H.B.Halli Taluk
Sl.No
Particulars
Area (Hectares)
Percent
1
Tunga Badra Project - High Level Canal
-
-
2
Tunga Badra Project - Low Level Canal

-

-

Total Tunga Badra Project
-
-
3
Malvi Project
2887
17.16
3
Lift Irrigation
3408
20.26
4
Tanks
1491
8.86
5
Wells/Borewells
9034
53.72
Total area under irrigination
16820
100.00

 

Net Cultivable Area (in Hectares)
Irrigated
Rainfed
Total
16820 (32 p.c)
35526 (68 p.c)
52346 (100 p.c)

Industrialisation

Industrialization is one of the important means of promoting economic development of the country. H.B.Halli taluk is another taluk in the district where industrialiation is making progress at snail’s pace. In this taluk there are 869 industrial units with an investment of Rs. 746.28 lakh. These units provide employment to 3141 persons.

There are 1085 Rural artisans whose activity comprises of Carpentry, Blacksmith, Barbers, Goldsmith, Pottery, Cotton weaving, Mat weaving and Mirror Embroidery.

Statistics at a Glance

CENSUS OF INDIA - 2001
Results H.B.Halli taluk vis-à-vis District vis-à-vis State
Subject
H.B.Halli Taluk
Ballari District
Karnataka State
1991
2001
1991
2001
1991
2001
Number of revenue Villages
55
53
542
524
29193
Number of hoblies
4
4
27
27
745
745
Number of Gram Panchayats
-
22
-
189
-
5689
Corporations
-
-
-
1
218
228
CMC's
-
-
2
1
Town Muncipal Council
-
-
1
1
Town Panchayats
-
-
7
7
ZP Members
-
4
-
32
-
890
TP Members
-
14
-
112
-
3288
GP Memebrs
-
348
-
2856
-
80073
Area in Sq. Km
974
974
8447
8447
191792
191792
Total Population (in lakhs)
1.35
1.60
16.56
20.27
449.77
528.51
Male Population (in lakhs)
0.68
0.81
8.42
10.29
229.52
268.99
Female Population (in lakhs)
0.67
0.79
8.14
9.98
220.25
259.52
Decadal Growth Rate - p.c
36.00
18.52
26.84
22.30
21.12
17.25
Population Density ( per Sq.Km)
138
164
196
240
235
275
Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males)
992
975
966
969
960
964
0-6 Population - p.c
20.89
15.76
19.35
14.87
16.63
12.94
Rural Population (in Percent)
135026 (100.00)
159900 (100.00)
1125746 (67.98)
1320290 (65.13)
31069412 (69.07)
34889033 (66.01)
Urban Population (in Percent)
Nil
Nil
530254 (32.02)
706850 (34.87)
13907788 (32.93)
17961529 (33.99)
SC Population (in percent)
25028 (18.53)
29941 (18.72)
311252 (18.79)
374218 (18.46)
7369279 (16.38)
8563930 (16.20)
ST Population (in percent)
1210 (0.89)
21716 (13.58)
147569 (8.91)
364638 (17.99)
1915691 (4.25)
3463986 (6.55)
Literacy - p.c
37.00
58.58
45.89
58.55
56.04
67.04
Male Literacy - p.c
49.00
71.25
59.11
70.20
67.26
76.29
Female Literacy -p.c
26.00
45.73
32.24
46.16
44.34
57.25

 

Composite Comprehensive Development Index , 2001 - H.B.Halli Taluk
Sl. No
Subject
Relatively Developed
Backward
More Backward
Most Backward
1
2
3
4
5
6
1 Literacy Rate
-
-
ü
-
2 Percentage of children out school in (6-14) age group
-
ü
-
-
3 Pupil - Teacher Ratio
-
-
ü
-
4 Educational Infrastructure Index
ü
-
-
-
5 Number of students enrolled in Govt. and Aided degree colleges per lakh
-
-
ü
-
6 Number of Hospital beds per 10,000 population
-
-
-
ü
7 Number of doctors per 10,000 population
-
-
ü
-
8 Health Infrastructure Index
-
-
-
ü
9 Drinking water facility
-
ü
-
-
10 Social Infrastructure
-
-
-
ü
Source : Dr.Nanjundappa Committee Report.

Infrastructure Stats

Sl.No
Particulars
Unit
Number
Education
1
Lower Primary Schools
Number
59
2
Higher Primary Schools
Number
63
3
High Schools
Number
07
4
P U Colleges
Number
03
5
Moaraji Desai Schools
Number
01
6
Residential Schools
Number
250
7
Benificiaries under Akshara Dashoha
Number
20121
8
Enrolment in schools (6-14) children
Percent
99
9
Engineering Colleges
Number
-
10
Polytechnic Colleges
Number
-
11
Medical Colleges
Number
-
12
Ayurvedic Colleges
Number
-
13
Pharmacy Colleges
Number
-
Note:Dr.Nanjundappa Committee report says H.B.Halli taluk is a developed taluk as far as infrastructure development related to Education sector is concerned. However this taluk is either more backward or most backward at literacy levels and pupil teacher ratio. Because of various interventions under S S A program the dropout rates have considerably come down in this taluk.
Health
1
Medical College Hospitals
Number
-
2
Primary Heath Centres
Number
07
3
Health Sub-Centres
Number
37
4
Primary Health Units
Number
01
5
Govt. Ayurvedic Hospitals
Number
-
6
Govt. Ayurvedic Dispensaries
Number
06
7
Govt. Homeophathy Dispensaries
Number
01
8
Govt. Unany Dispensaries
Number
-
9
Fogging Machines
Number
01
10
Ambulances
Number
02
Note:According to Dr.Nanjundappa’s committee report this taluk in the district is termed as most backward as far as infrastucture development is concerned.However the health conditions status in the taluk/district causing concern.The incidence of Aids,Polio,JE and Dengue fever etc.,the most uncommon diseses are prevalent in this district.
Social Welfare
1
Pre-metric hostels for boys
Number
07
2
Pre-metric hostels for boys- strength
Number
515
3
Pre-metric hostels for girls
Number
02
4
Pre-metric hosptels for girls - strength
Number
140
5
Post-metrict hostels for boys
Number
01
6
Post-metric hostels for boys - strength
Number
50
7
Post-metric hostels for girls
Number
-
8
Post-metric hostels for girls - strength
Number
-
9
Residetial Schools
Number
01
10
Residential Schools - strength
Number
250
B C M
1
Pre-metric hostels for boys
Number
07
2
Pre-metric hostels for boys - strength
Number
365
3
Pre-metric hostels for girls
Number
03
4
Pre-metric hostels for girls - strength
Number
150
5
Post-metric hostels for boys
Number
-
6
Post-metric hostels for boys - strength
Number
-
7
Post-metric hostels for girls
Number
-
8
Post-metric hostels for girls - strength
Number
-
9
Ashrama Schools (Boys and Girls)
Number
-
10
Ashrama School - strength
Number
-
11
Morarji Desai Schools (Boys & Girls)
Number
-
12
Morarji Desai Schools - strength
Number
-
13
Tailor Training Centres
Number
01
14
Tailor Training Centres - strength
Number
20
15
GIA Pre-metric hsotels - boys - Minorities
Number
-
16
GIA Hostels - Minorities - strength
Number
-
17
GIA Pre-metric hostels - Girls - Minorities
Number
-
18
GIA Hostels - Minorities - strength
Number
-
Note: During 2003-04, out of 477 hostel inmates who appeared for SSLC exam. 122 (or 26 p.c) students have secured first class, 125 (or 26 p.c), second class and 153 (or 32 p.c) third class.
Women and Child
1
Anganwadi Centres
Number
131
2
Anganwadi centres with own buildings
Number
131
3
Nutrition - benificiaries - (0-6) children
Number
10263
4
Nutrition - benificiaries - pregnant and mothers
Number
2475
5
Shtree Shakthi groups
Number
408
6
Members in Shtree Shalkthi groups
Number
6120
7
Bank linkages provided
No. of groups
250
8
Savings
Rs. lakhs
76.02
Note: The members of Shree Shakthi groups are preferred for assigning responsibilities like cooking jobs under Akshara Dasoha, Tax Collection at Grama Panchayat Level.
Agriculture
1
Cultivators - Male (2001 census)
Number
17786
2
Cultivators - Female (2001 census)
Number
3546
3
Cultivators - Total (2001 census)
Number
21332
4
Agriculture Labourers - Male
Number
10773
5
Agriculture Labourers - Female
Number
12744
6
Agriculture Labourers - Total
Number
23517
Animal Husbandry
1
Veternary Hospitals
Number
01
2
Dispensaries
Number
07
3
Primary Vet. Centres
Number
04
4
Mobile Vet. Dispensaries
Number
01
5
Total Animal population
Number
130645
Fisheries
1
Irrigation tanks
Number
22
2
Fish ponds
Number
09
3
Fishermen
Number
5010
4
Average annual production
M. Tones
750
Forest
1 Area under forest
Hectares
4482
2 Area under forest to Total Area
Percentage
05
Roads
1
National Highways
Km
-
2
State Highways
Km
31
3
District Roads
Km
156
4
Other district roads
Km
30
5
Rural Roads
Km
331
6
T D B Roads
Km
141
7
Irrigation Roads
Km
08
Total Length
Km
697
8
Length of Railway line
Km
30
Rural Drinking Water
1
Flouride affected villages
Number
28
2
Borewells
Number
309
3
Mini Water Supply schemes
Number
115
4
Piped Water Supply schemes
Number
73
Note: One third of villages in the district are flouride affected. Alternative proposed are surface water and de-flouride filters
Below Poverty Line (BPL)
1
BPL households as per 1997 Census
Number
12811
2
BPL households as per 1997 Census
percent
48.40

Places of Interest

(a) Ambli:

This village is famous for Black stone Chalukyan temple dedicated to Kalleswara .

(b) Holalu:

This village which is 32 kms away from Hadagali is famous for the beautiful image of Ananthashayana which is carved in black stone.

(c) Malvi Dam:

Malvi dam which is constructed in 1972 at a cost of Rs.412.00 lakh has capacity of 2 TMC.This dam covers 15 villages for irrigation purpose.The irrigation potentiality is 2965 hectares.