Bhadohi district has evolved on 30th June, 1994 as 65th district of U.P. It is situated on 85.560 east longitude and 25.400 North latitude. The geographical area of the district is 1055.99 km2 and net sown area is 69986 ha. Total population of the district is 1554203 including 797164 males and 757039 females. It consist 03 tehsils (Bhadohi, Aurai and Gyanpur) and 06 blocks (Bhadohi, Aurai, Gyanpur, Abholi, Deegh and Suriyawan). The prominent food crops of the district are wheat, paddy, mustard, toria, and sesamum. However, mango, guava, ber, aonla, papaya, banana, bael and vegetables are also cultivated in the district. The major livestock are cattle (142704), buffalos (110627), Sheep (4331), goats (106267), pigs (4391) and poultry (73078).