Taraganja is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 170 families residing in the village Taraganja. The total population of Taraganja is 673 out of which 340 are males and 333 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Taraganja is 979.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Taraganja village is 68 which is 10% of the total population. There are 27 male children and 41 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Taraganja is 1,519 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Taraganja village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Taraganja is 79.3%. Thus Taraganja village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 87.22% and the female literacy rate is 70.89% in Taraganja village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Taraganja 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 Taraganja village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 74% of total population in Taraganja village.
In Taraganja village out of total population, 376 were engaged in work activities. 82.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 376 workers engaged in Main Work, 61 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 219 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Taraganja village in Balurghat.