Foskadanga is a village situated in Alipurduar - I block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 597 families residing in the village Foskadanga. The total population of Foskadanga is 2,868 out of which 1,490 are males and 1,378 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Foskadanga is 925.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Foskadanga village is 397 which is 14% of the total population. There are 194 male children and 203 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Foskadanga is 1,046 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Foskadanga village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Foskadanga is 69.1%. Thus Foskadanga village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 77.47% and the female literacy rate is 59.91% in Foskadanga village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Foskadanga village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Foskadanga village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.4% of total population in Foskadanga village.
In Foskadanga village out of total population, 1,294 were engaged in work activities. 65.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,294 workers engaged in Main Work, 418 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 271 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Foskadanga village in Alipurduar - I.
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