(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
While introspecting India it is quite inevitable for a person to come across several towns and cities that have thronged here over the years. In the state of West Bengal also there is no paucity of towns. Amongst several towns one can easily distinguish the significance of Konardihi. In fact Konardihi is the name of a census town that lies under the subdivision of Durgapur of Barddhaman district. In Konardihi town, the onus of maintaining its law and order lies on the Pandaveswar police station.
For carrying on the discussion of a town or place it is essential for a person to throw a glance on its demographical scene. That is why quite a handful of demographers have been bestowed upon the charge of collecting information that are related to the demography of this Konardihi town .in this matter, one can not deny the significance of a census report that has been brought out in the year 2001. It is vital in depicting certain information of Konardihi viz. population status, literacy rate etc. As has been mentioned in this report , Konardihi's population has showed a measurement of 8248. Besides one can even identify the status of males and females who are residing in Konardihi town. It has been emphasized in the report that males are more in number than their female counterparts. To be specific, male populace constitutes 57 %, while the population of females constitutes 43 %.
Literacy rate gives a picture of how much development has occurred in an Indian town. As far as Konardihi is concerned, its average literacy rate constitutes 61 %, which is even higher than that of Indian subcontinent . 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of Indian Territory. This conforms to the fact that development too has taken place in Konardihi town as well. Males are erudite and it is apparent from its literacy rate, which constitutes 68 %. However rate of female literacy is 50 % only. From this report , one can even decipher information about children who are living in Konardihi. Thus 11 % of the population is below six years of age.
Konardihi is a part of coal mining zone that has developed here. It has been pinpointed by experts that majority of the people here also have undertaken jobs in coal mines in order to sustain their livelihood.
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