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Statistical Cell

Out of the above, one Statistical Inspector and two primary enumerators are working in the regional office at Karaikal and the administrative control is vested with the Joint Director of the Animal Husbandry Department, Karaikal. The statistical data in respect of outlying regions Mahe is collected by these staff and for Yanam region datas are collected by the staff of head quarter through survey and correspondence as there is no statistical unit functioning in Mahe and Yanam regions. The Animal Husbandry Statistics Unit at the headquarters collects and compiles the data of the estimates of production and other livestock statistics through liaison with this regional unit and the veterinary institutions. The information thus received is analyzed and the consolidated report is furnished to various agencies as and when required by them regularly. The following works are attended by the Statistical Unit:

  1. 1. Estimation of livestock products (Milk, Egg & Meat)

    Livestock products are estimated on the basis of sample surveys being conducted throughout the year under the scheme of Integrated Sample Survey for the estimation of major livestock products. The scheme is being implemented in this Union Territory since 1980-81 under the guidance of the Technical Committee of Directions for improvement of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Statistics. Besides production estimates of milk, meat and egg, other related statistics like feed consumption, utilization of products etc. are also collected and compiled and this information is analysed and communicated to Government of India regularly in the seasonal / annual reports.
  2. 2. Sale price of livestock feeds and products

    The retail price of various feeds and livestock products in selected centres are collected every month in Puducherry and Karaikal regions and the information thus collected is furnished to various required Government Agencies.
  3. 3. Collection of data from Co-operative Milk Unions

    There are two urban milk supply unions, one at Puducherry and the other at Karaikal for marketing milk. These unions collect milk produced from the primary societies in the regions and distribute the same in urban areas both in the morning and evening. Monthly reports from these two societies are collected and the details like milk procured etc are furnished to the Government as and when called for.
  4. 4. Animals slaughtered in Municipal Slaughter Houses

    The slaughter houses both in Puducherry and Karaikal regions are under the control of respective municipalities. The details of animals slaughtered in these places are regularly collected every month and the consolidated result is utilized for arriving at the total meat production in this Union Territory.
  5. 5. Details of livestock transaction in the shandy

    Regular cattle market is held every week at Madagadipet village. The details of number of animals arrived / sold and sale price of the cattle are regularly collected and the consolidated report is sent to Government of India on every quarter.
  6. 6. Data on veterinary aid provided by field institutions

    A network of veterinary institutions in this Union Territory is providing treatment and vaccination to the livestock and poultry. These details are collected every month from all the field institutions and the same is consolidated and furnished to the Government regularly.
  7. 7. Collection of livestock mortality data

    Every year data on livestock mortality due to contagious and other diseases for bovines, sheep & goats and poultry are collected and the same is sent to Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Puducherry to incorporate the same in the publication “Abstract of Statistics”.
  8. 8. Annual Census of Government Employees

    The total number of employees working in this Department as on 31st March of every year and other related characteristics of employment is collected and is sent to Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Puducherry.

Livestock Population During 1961- 2012

Sl. No. Category 1961 1966 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1997 2003 2007 2012
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13)
1. Cattle 79590 80110 89602 91600 93526 88717 92720 72769 78095 85196 59896
2. Buffalo 11365 11668 12110 9986 9042 10072 7152 4042 3887 3325 2109
3. Sheep 8050 7946 7056 4603 9030 5449 3994 1923 2589 4694 1601
4. Goat 35501 34163 41731 39258 52531 32707 44016 40719 47539 69567 54950
5. Pig 1161 2003 1891 2362 2537 700 849 1256 831 728 1010
6. Others 379 285 256 304 10159 11754 9030 13975 25364 94 48
7. Total Livestock 136046 136175 152646 148113 176825 149399 157761 134684 158305 163604 119614
8. Poultry 101614 117661 180343 148229 165126 107367 123198 121276 244475 386111 208721

Livestock Population As Per Livestock Census 2012

Name of the Region/Taluk Cross Breed Cattle Non-Descript Cattle Buffalo Sheep Goats Ponies Donkeys Pigs Elephants Total Livestock Dogs Rabbits Total Poultry
1.Puducherry Taluk
Puducherry (M) 2148 7 300 2 1972 0 0 12 1 4441 6671 260 34118
Ariyankuppam 3184 33 3 90 2298 0 4 40 0 5652 2682 152 15154
Sub total 5332 40 303 92 4270 0 4 52 1 10093 9353 412 49272
2.Ozhukarai Taluk
Ozhukarai (M) 4000 198 103 76 1595 2 11 352 0 6337 8631 398 17612
3.Villianur Taluk
Mannadipet 9922 344 16 329 5618 0 0 10 0 16239 3331 124 47579
Villianur 8903 319 28 441 5411 11 0 22 0 15135 3328 176 19274
Kurumbapet (GP) 493 5 3 15 354 0 0 0 0 870 626 50 1925
Sub total 19318 668 47 785 11383 11 0 32 0 32244 7285 350 68778
4. Bahour Taluk
Nettapakkam 5865 62 5 267 2779 0 0 95 0 9073 1684 68 16558
Bahour 8438 315 54 130 4717 0 0 51 0 13705 2768 116 15881
Sub total 14303 377 59 397 7496 0 0 146 0 22778 4452 184 32439
Puducherry District Total(1+2+3+4) 42953 1283 512 1350 24744 13 15 582 1 71452 29721 1344 168101
1. Karaikal Taluk
Karaikal (M) 2256 285 185 0 6702 3 0 179 0 9610 4620 61 8067
Kottucherry 2309 46 26 8 5193 2 0 0 0 7584 1390 51 5446
Neravy 1180 126 3 14 2474 0 0 10 0 3807 942 5 3533
T.R.Pattinam 1554 362 165 0 4651 8 0 0 0 6740 974 46 3905
Sub total 7299 819 379 22 19020 13 0 189 0 27741 7926 163 20951
2. Thirunallar Taluk
Nedungadu 2301 84 2 0 4576 0 0 5 0 6968 1210 20 7139
Thirunallar 3981 255 15 176 6100 7 0 162 1 10696 1054 14 7413
Subtotal 6282 339 17 176 10676 7 0 167 1 17664 2264 34 14552
Karaikal District Total (1+2) 13581 1158 396 198 29696 20 0 356 1 45405 10192 197 35503
Mahe(m) 324 0 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 400 565 31 1961
Yanam (m) 586 11 1201 53 434 0 0 72 0 2357 783 21 3156
U.T. Total 57444 2452 2109 1601 54950 33 15 1010 2 119614 41261 1593 208721

Livestock Population As Per Livestock Census 2007

Region/commune Crossbred cow N.D.Cow Bufallo Sheep Goat Pigs Horses and Ponies Donkeys Elephants Total Livestock Dogs Rabbits Total Poultry
Puducherry 2990 127 416 44 2254 40 0 32 1 5904 4964 172 11690
Ariankuppam 2979 173 21 20 1599 33 0 0 0 4825 1037 37 42321
Bahour 11167 626 120 82 4934 99 2 6 0 17036 1765 46 22963
Oulgaret 4286 161 216 20 1680 9 0 7 0 6379 5408 106 79495
Mannadipet 11260 1144 36 324 6308 34 0 0 0 19106 1846 17 89629
Nettapakkam 8333 123 15 99 3073 49 0 0 0 11692 866 34 27630
Villianur 12132 477 185 552 6104 137 1 3 0 19591 2386 11 43883
Puducherry regn. -1 53147 2831 1009 1141 25952 401 3 48 1 84533 18272 432 317341
Karaikal 4567 704 274 107 9328 201 3 12 1 15196 1820 317 16616
Thirunallar 6855 827 61 211 9915 10 0 0 0 17880 1223 151 12001
T.R.Pattinam 3982 356 188 0 5315 21 20 0 0 9882 565 19 5893
Neravy 2717 168 11 0 3345 0 0 0 0 6241 1203 0 5456
Kottucherry 2592 606 87 0 4939 0 0 0 0 8224 730 38 7271
Nedungadu 4215 222 28 276 8596 3 0 0 0 13340 710 10 9811
Karaikal region-2 24928 2883 649 594 41438 235 23 12 1 70763 6251 535 57048
Mahe-3 542 0 0 0 251 36 0 0 0 829 s488 22 2911
Yanam -4 445 420 1667 2959 1926 56 6 0 0 7479 704 2 8811
Union Territory of Puducherry(1-4) 79062 6134 3325 4694 69567 728 32 60 2 163604 25715 991 386111
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