Ponnachi is a village situated in Kollegal taluka of Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 838 families residing in the village Ponnachi. The total population of Ponnachi is 3,523 out of which 1,827 are males and 1,696 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ponnachi is 928.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ponnachi village is 416 which is 12% of the total population. There are 219 male children and 197 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ponnachi is 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Ponnachi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ponnachi is 50%. Thus Ponnachi village has lower literacy rate compared to 55.4% of Chamarajanagar district. The male literacy rate is 60.32% and the female literacy rate is 38.96% in Ponnachi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ponnachi 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 Ponnachi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 39.8% of total population in Ponnachi village.
In Ponnachi village out of total population, 1,961 were engaged in work activities. 82.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,961 workers engaged in Main Work, 888 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 405 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ponnachi village in Kollegal.