Nigahra is a village situated in Badwara tehsil of Katni district in Madhya Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 552 families residing in the village Nigahra. The total population of Nigahra is 2,252 out of which 1,158 are males and 1,094 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Nigahra is 945.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nigahra village is 341 which is 15% of the total population. There are 191 male children and 150 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nigahra is 785 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (945) of Nigahra village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Nigahra is 69.8%. Thus Nigahra village has higher literacy rate compared to 61.2% of Katni district. The male literacy rate is 80.97% and the female literacy rate is 58.37% in Nigahra village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Nigahra 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 Nigahra village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 15.5% of total population in Nigahra village.
In Nigahra village out of total population, 1,128 were engaged in work activities. 8.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 91.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,128 workers engaged in Main Work, 57 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Nigahra village in Badwara.