Velkhedi is a village situated in Akrani taluka of Nandurbar district in Maharashtra. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 428 families residing in the village Velkhedi. The total population of Velkhedi is 2,488 out of which 1,242 are males and 1,246 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velkhedi is 1,003.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velkhedi village is 635 which is 26% of the total population. There are 316 male children and 319 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velkhedi is 1,009 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Velkhedi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velkhedi is 29.3%. Thus Velkhedi village has lower literacy rate compared to 55% of Nandurbar district. The male literacy rate is 35.53% and the female literacy rate is 23.09% in Velkhedi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Velkhedi 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 Velkhedi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 100% of total population in Velkhedi village.
In Velkhedi village out of total population, 1,193 were engaged in work activities. 78.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,193 workers engaged in Main Work, 787 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 142 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Velkhedi village in Akrani.