Melkaranai is a large village located in Viluppuram Taluka of Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 888 families residing. The Melkaranai village has population of 3953 of which 2014 are males while 1939 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Melkaranai village population of children with age 0-6 is 511 which makes up 12.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melkaranai village is 963 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melkaranai as per census is 865, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Melkaranai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melkaranai village was 66.33 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melkaranai Male literacy stands at 76.09 % while female literacy rate was 56.35 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Melkaranai 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 Melkaranai village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.59 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.01 % of total population in Melkaranai village.
In Melkaranai village out of total population, 2057 were engaged in work activities. 97.67 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.33 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2057 workers engaged in Main Work, 385 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1359 were Agricultural labourer.