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District Profile

  • Population (Census 2011)

    - 3.35 Lakhs (out of which 96% of population live in Rural Area,
    - 4% live in urban area (7th most populous district)
    - 20% General, 80% ST
    - 51% male and 49% female
    - 36 thousand households
    - Kangpokpi Census Town has population of 7476

  • District Headquarter

    Located 45 km from Imphal.

  • Sex Ratio

    989 females per 1000 males ( Saikul- 1009, Kangpokpi – 968, Saitu- 898)

  • Literacy Rate

    85% [ Male – 89%, Female – 80.34% ] and is above state average of 76.94%

  • No. of villages (Census 2011)

    534 ( Saikul – 221, Kangpokpi- 139, Saitu- 174 )

  • Religions:
    Sl. Religion Percent
    1 Christians 79.90%
    2 Hindus 17.68%
    3 Buddhist 0.92%
    4 Not Stated 0.66%
    5 Muslims 0.45%
    6 Sikh 0.06%
    7 Jain 0.02%
    8 Other 0.30%
  • Languages:
    Sl. Language Percent
    1 Thadou Kuki 52.85%
    2 Nepali 15.96%
    3 Vaiphei 5.08%
    4 Tankhul 5.02%
    5 Liangmei 3.56%
    6 Yimchungre 2.64%
    7 Others 14.9%
  • Assembly Constituencies : 3 (three)
    1) 46-Saikul (ST) AC : with 56 Polling Stations
    2) 50-Kangpokpi (Gen) AC : with 39 Polling Stations
    3) 51-Saitu (ST) AC : with 67 Polling Stations
  • Voters (Total) as per latest Electoral Roll (2018)
    Assembly Constituencies   : Male + Female = Total
    1) 46-Saikul (ST) AC - 17500 + 18241 = 35741
    2) 50-Kangpokpi (Gen) AC - 14816 + 14853 = 29669
    3) 51-Saitu (ST) AC - 21001 + 21685 = 42686
        Total Electors = 108096
  • Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council (Total members) : 26 Members ( 24 Elected members + 2 Nominated members )
    1) Kangpokpi AC - 9 Elected members
    2) Saitu Gamphazol AC - 6 Elected members
    3) Saikul AC - 9 Elected members
  • Sub-Divisions : 9 (Nine)
    1. Kangpokpi – most populous
    2. Saikul – 2nd most populous
    3. Saitu Gamphazol
    4. Tujang Waichong
    5. Champhai
    6. Kangchup Geljang
    7. Bungte Chiru
    8. Island
    9. Lhungtin
  • Development Blocks (T.D. Blocks)
    1. Kangpokpi
    2. Saikul
    3. Saitu Gamphazol
    4. Tujang Waichong
    5. Champhai
    6. Kangchup Geljang
    7. Bungte Chiru
    8. Island
    9. Lhungtin
  • Police Stations/Outpost:
    1) Police Stations - 5 (Chalwa, Kangpokpi,Saparmeina,Saikul,Leimakhong, New Keithelmanbi)
    2) Police Out Posts - 2 ( Singda Kuki, Motbung )
  • Educational Institutions (Govt.):
    1) University - 1 (Indira Gandhi Tribal University, Makhan)
    2) College - 3 (Government – Presidency College, Motbung Private - Damdei College, Motbung, Kangui College, Kangpokpi Mission)
    3) Higher Secondary Schools - 3 Government Higher Secondary Schools
    -7 Private Higher Secondary Schools
    4) High Schools - 533 ( including those under Education Department, ADC, Central, aided schools)
  • Health Centres:
    1) District Hospital - Plan for upgradation of the Kangpokpi CHC into District Hospital
    2) Community Health Centre

    - 1 (Kangpokpi)

    - 1 (PHC Saikul plan for upgradation to CHC Saikul)

    3) Primary Health Centre - 6
    4) Primary Health Sub-Centre - 35
  • Tourist Spot:
    1. Singda Dam (Kangchup Geljang Sub-Division)
    2. Leimaram Water Fall (Bungte Chiru Sub-Division)- Sadu Chiru Waterfall
  • Transport & Communication:
    1. National High No.2
    2. National Highway No.37
  • Project undertaken:
    1. Imphal-Jiri Railway
    2. Kangchup-Tamenglong-, Asian Highway
  • Religious/Sacred Place:
    1. Koubru Leikha for Hindus (Saitu Gamphazol Sub-Division)
  • Civil Social Organizations/Student Organizations:
    1. Kuki Inpi Kangpokpi 
    2. Kuki Women Movement for Human Right (KWMH)
    3. Kuki Students Organization (KSO)
    4. Thadou Students Organization (TSA)
  • Popular Local Newspaper:
    1. Eimi Times