History, which was created by the British in 1858, is named after its headquarters town. Tradition has it that the town was founded by the Bhars and was known as Bharauli or Barauli which in course of time got corrupted into Bareli. The prefix, Rae, is said to be a corruption of Rahi, a village 5km. west of the town. It is also said that the prefix, Rae, represents Rae, the common title of the Kayasths who were masters of the town for a considerable period of time. Since about the begining of the media level period of indian history the region in the south of which the area covered by the district of Raebareli lies has been known as avadh or subhah of avadh.....Read More

Agriculture

The climate of Raebareli district is almost dry. Annual rainfall is about 900-1000 m.m. which is mainly during the period of July to September. Paddy is the main Kharif crop and Wheat is the main Rabi crop in the district. Sugarcane and potato are the main cash crops of the district
Before Independance Production of paddy and wheat were 5 Quintal and 4 Quintal Per hectare respectively. But with the use of latest technologies this has increased 5 times.

Main Crops 2005-2006 Main Crops 2006-2007
Crop Target Achievement Crop Target Achievement
Area (Hect.) Area (Hect.) Area (Hect.) Area (Hect.)
Wheat 181870 184790 Wheat 185720 176308
Paddy 140000 136732 Paddy 140000 136669
Pulses 46940 40948 Pulses 42440 36022
Juar 11761 10393 Juar 11890 11172
Oilseed 24801 18051 Oilseed 22157 16876
Barley 4039 3735 Barley 3740 3741
Potato Potato
Others 2139 3912 Others 3595 1730
Total 407514 398561 Total 409542 382519
Use of Land
Use Area (Lakh Hect.)
Net sown Area 2.74
Land put to non-agricultural uses 0.48
Other fallow 0.27
Current fallows 0.32
Barren and unculturable land 0.23
Culturable waste land 0.20
Trees, crops and groves 0.19
Forest Land 0.05
Pasture Land 0.04
TotalArea 4.56

Soil of Raebareli

Physiographically the district comprises Alumnus, the flat and uplands of river SAI and GANGES. This physiographic division has contributed to the development of six specific soil association in the district.
1. GANGA KHADIRS
Occurs in the vicinity of river
Ganges which forms the southern boundary of district approximately 14836 hectare.
2.
GANGA RECENT ALUMNUS
Occurs in form of broad strip along
Ganga Khadir parallel to the river at higher evaluation (approximately 14516 hectare).
3.
GANGA FLATS
Occurs in 15-20 K.M. broad belt occupying an area of 104392 hectare.
4. SAI UPLANDS
Concentrated on both sides of Sai river, occupies approximately 85916 hectare
5. SAI LOW LANDS
Mostly water logged during a major period in the year. Large patches of Usar are visible in the region approximately 166556 hectare.
6. SAI FLATS
The soils occur in the extreme North - East projection of the district and is limited to the Northern portion of Maharajganj Tehsil covering approximately 195116 hectare land.

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