Melchengam is a large village located in Chengam Taluka of Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu with total 514 families residing. The Melchengam village has population of 2101 of which 1063 are males while 1038 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Melchengam village population of children with age 0-6 is 248 which makes up 11.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melchengam village is 976 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melchengam as per census is 1102, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Melchengam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melchengam village was 67.30 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melchengam Male literacy stands at 75.45 % while female literacy rate was 58.81 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Melchengam 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 Melchengam village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.75 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.38 % of total population in Melchengam village.
In Melchengam village out of total population, 959 were engaged in work activities. 79.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 959 workers engaged in Main Work, 337 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 282 were Agricultural labourer.