Kalchanda is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 85 families residing. The Kalchanda village has population of 466 of which 239 are males while 227 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Kalchanda village population of children with age 0-6 is 102 which makes up 21.89 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kalchanda village is 950 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Kalchanda as per census is 1125, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Kalchanda village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Kalchanda village was 57.69 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Kalchanda Male literacy stands at 68.59 % while female literacy rate was 45.66 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kalchanda village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.09 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.44 % of total population in Kalchanda village.
In Kalchanda village out of total population, 220 were engaged in work activities. 23.18 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 76.82 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 220 workers engaged in Main Work, 28 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.