(Last Updated on : 02-02-2009)
In the district of Tikamgarh of Madhya Pradesh state, one can easily come across the Khargapur. In fact Khargapur is a nagar panchayat town.
The strategic location of this Khargapur is significant. It lies approximately between 24.82° N 79.15° E and rises to a height to 305 meters or 1000 feet above the mean sea level.
Keeping track with the tradition of other places, the demographers of India have enlightened people by depicting certain data related to the demography of this Khargapur town. A special mentioning can be made of the Census report of a particular year. It has been issued forth in the year 2001 and thus inferred data like population status, literacy rate etc. According to this report, the total population of the town of Khargapur has been enumerated to be 12,412.
To be specific, females are less in number constituting of 47 percent of the total population of Khargapur. Male populace comprises of 53 percent. The Children who are below six years of age constitutes of 18 percent of the population of Khargapur. From this Census report, one can also find information about Khargapur town's literacy situation. As has been mentioned in the report, the average literacy rate of Khargapur constitutes of 50 percent, which is lower than that of the entire nation. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. Male literacy rate constitutes of 59 percent and female literacy rate is 40 percent only. This automatically leads one to conclude that the male folks in Khargapur are very much oriented to education that the female counterparts.
Few information about the Tikamgarh district too can be deciphered. Due to its integrity with the entire district it is only evident that majority of people who are residing in the Khargapur town too follow the district's tradition. As far as the occupation of the people of Tikamgarh is concerned, they carry on various types of agricultural activities. Amongst several crops that are grown in this district , jowar, wheat, paddy, urad , till, Soyabean , etc are significant. Few small-scale industrial units too have set up in this Tikamgarh district.