Melma is a medium size village located in Cheyyar Taluka of Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu with total 222 families residing. The Melma village has population of 808 of which 410 are males while 398 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Melma village population of children with age 0-6 is 79 which makes up 9.78 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melma village is 971 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melma as per census is 646, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Melma village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melma village was 72.02 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melma Male literacy stands at 85.64 % while female literacy rate was 58.58 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Melma 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 Melma village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 2.48 % of total population in Melma village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Melma village of Tiruvannamalai.
In Melma village out of total population, 433 were engaged in work activities. 96.30 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.70 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 433 workers engaged in Main Work, 79 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 223 were Agricultural labourer.