Shekhar is a village situated in Jhansi tehsil of Jhansi district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 132 families residing in the village Shekhar. The total population of Shekhar is 698 out of which 364 are males and 334 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shekhar is 918.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shekhar village is 137 which is 20% of the total population. There are 71 male children and 66 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shekhar is 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Shekhar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shekhar is 44.7%. Thus Shekhar village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.3% of Jhansi district. The male literacy rate is 50.17% and the female literacy rate is 38.81% in Shekhar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shekhar 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 Shekhar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shekhar village.
In Shekhar village out of total population, 209 were engaged in work activities. 74.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 209 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Shekhar village in Jhansi.
|Prithvipur Naya Khera||2,232|
|Lahar Thakur Pura||1,990|