Minority Concentrated District in India

Minority Concentrated District in India

Minority Concentrated Districts in India

A list of 90 Minority Concentration Districts (MCDs) in the country has been prepared by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators. These districts are backward with unacceptably low levels of either socio-economic or amenities indicators or both and they are in urgent need of focused attention.

In 1987, a list of 41 Minority Concentration Districts was prepared based on the data of census 1971. A single criterion of minority population in a district was applied for an identification of such districts.

It has been decided to prepare and implement area/problem specific special development plans for these 90 districts. It has also been decided to ensure that the benefit of programmes of poverty alleviation, education, health and provision of basic amenities etc., reach these districts in a focused manner. All Ministries/Departments concerned with such programmes are being advised suitably.

The List of Minority Concentration Districts is as follows:-

Sl.No. State District
1 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Nicobar
2 Arunachal Pradesh East Kameng
3 Arunachal Pradesh Lower Subansiri
4 Arunachal Pradesh Changlang
5 Arunachal Pradesh Tirap
6 Arunachal Pradesh Tawang
7 Arunachal Pradesh West Kameng
8 Arunachal Pradesh Papum Pare
9 Assam Kokrajhar
10 Assam Dhubri
11 Assam Goalpara
12 Assam Bongaigaon
13 Assam Barpeta
14 Assam Darrang
15 Assam Marigaon
16 Assam Nagaon
17 Assam Cachar
18 Assam Karimganj
19 Assam Hailakandi
20 Assam Kamrup
21 Assam North Cachar Hills
22 Bihar Araria
23 Bihar Kishanganj
24 Bihar Purnia
25 Bihar Katihar
26 Bihar Sitamarhi
27 Bihar Pashchim Champaran
28 Bihar Darbhanga
29 Delhi North East
30 Haryana Gurgaon
31 Haryana Sirsa
32 Jammu & Kashmir Leh (Ladakh)
33 Jharkhand Ranchi
34 [[Jharkhand] Gumla
35 Jharkhand Sahibganj
36 Jharkhand Pakaur
37 Karnataka Gulbarga
38 Karnataka Bidar
39 Kerala Wayanad
40 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
41 Maharashtra Buldana
42 Maharashtra Washim
43 Maharashtra Hingoli
44 Maharashtra Parbhani
45 Manipur Thoubal
46 Manipur Senapati
47 Manipur Tamenglong
48 Manipur Churachandpur
49 Manipur Ukhrul
50 Manipur Chandel
51 Meghalaya West Garo Hills
52 Mizoram Lawngtlai
53] Mizoram Mamit
54 Sikkim North
55 Orissa Gajapati
56 Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahar
57 Uttar Pradesh Budaun
58 Uttar Pradesh Barabanki
59 Uttar Pradesh Lakhimpur Kheri
60 Uttar Pradesh Shahjahanpur
61 Uttar Pradesh Moradabad
62 Uttar Pradesh Rampur[
63 Uttar Pradesh Jyotiba Phule Nagar
64 Uttar Pradesh Bareilly
65 Uttar Pradesh Pilibhit
66 Uttar Pradesh Bahraich
67 Uttar Pradesh Shrawasti
68 Uttar Pradesh Balrampur
69 Uttar Pradesh Siddharthnagar
70 Uttar Pradesh Bijnor
71 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
72 Uttar Pradesh Saharanpur
72 Uttar Pradesh Muzaffarnagar
73 Uttar Pradesh Meerut
74 Uttar Pradesh Baghpat
75 Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
76 Uttaranchal Udham Singh Nagar
78 Uttaranchal Haridwar
79 West Bengal Dakshin Dinajpur
80 West Bengal Maldah
81 West Bengal Murshidabad
82 West Bengal Birbhum
83 West Bengal Nadia
84 West Bengal South 24-Parganas
85 West Bengal Barddhaman
86 West Bengal Koch Bihar
87 West Bengal Haora
88 West Bengal North 24 Parganas
89 West Bengal Kolkata
90 West Bengal Uttar Dinajpur
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