Podakham is a medium size village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 307 families residing. The Podakham village has population of 1074 of which 544 are males while 530 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Podakham village population of children with age 0-6 is 159 which makes up 14.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Podakham village is 974 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Podakham as per census is 828, lower than Orissa average of 941.
Podakham village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Podakham village was 52.57 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Podakham Male literacy stands at 65.43 % while female literacy rate was 39.74 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Podakham village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Podakham village.
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Podakham village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.47 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 13.13 % of total population in Podakham village.
In Podakham village out of total population, 475 were engaged in work activities. 60.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 475 workers engaged in Main Work, 65 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.