Sankara is a village situated in Pithora tehsil of Mahasamund district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 651 families residing in the village Sankara. The total population of Sankara is 2,851 out of which 1,444 are males and 1,407 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sankara is 974.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankara village is 345 which is 12% of the total population. There are 180 male children and 165 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankara is 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (974) of Sankara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sankara is 78.1%. Thus Sankara village has higher literacy rate compared to 61.8% of Mahasamund district. The male literacy rate is 86.39% and the female literacy rate is 69.57% in Sankara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sankara 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 Sankara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.6% of total population in Sankara village.
In Sankara village out of total population, 1,169 were engaged in work activities. 69% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,169 workers engaged in Main Work, 179 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 199 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sankara village in Pithora.
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