Pondishankar is a village situated in Champa tehsil of Janjgir - Champa district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 908 families residing in the village Pondishankar. The total population of Pondishankar is 4,468 out of which 2,239 are males and 2,229 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pondishankar is 996.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pondishankar village is 595 which is 13% of the total population. There are 279 male children and 316 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pondishankar is 1,133 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (996) of Pondishankar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pondishankar is 69%. Thus Pondishankar village has higher literacy rate compared to 63% of Janjgir - Champa district. The male literacy rate is 82.65% and the female literacy rate is 54.94% in Pondishankar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pondishankar 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 Pondishankar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Pondishankar village.
In Pondishankar village out of total population, 2,430 were engaged in work activities. 33.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 66.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,430 workers engaged in Main Work, 250 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 309 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pondishankar village in Champa.