(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
In the state of Madhya Pradesh a multiple of towns and cities have developed by leaps and bounds. Amongst them one can easily distinguish the significance of Khetia. Experts have pointed out several aspects that are related to Khetia. In fact Khetia is a nagar panchayat town. It has its location in the district of Barwani of Madhya Pradesh state of India. It lies at a distance of 32 km west of Newali.
Without discussion the demographical scenario of a town or city it becomes quite difficult for any layman to depict the true characteristics of that particular town. For that reason, eminent demographers have organized quite a number of surveys and research works, which actually enabled to collect information about Khetia town's demography. Regarding this it would be unfair if one does not mention the name of Census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001. According to this report, the total population has been enumerated to be 14,265. In comparison to males, female residents are less in number than their male counterparts. In other words, male populace constitutes 52 % of the total population. In Khetia population of females is 48 %. Also the children who are residing in Khetia and are falling in the age group of below six years constitutes 15 % of the total population.
Since literacy rate, a yardstick for measuring a town's overall growth and development high average literacy rate of Khetia only points out to its prosperity. Thus 66 % is the average literacy rate of Khetia, which is even higher than that of India. 59.5% is the country's average literacy rate. In Khetia Males are oriented to education and it is evident from its literacy rate constituting 75 %. However female literacy is less and comprises of 58 %.
For facilitating accessibility, this Khetia town is well connected via railways and airports.
In the close proximity Devi Ahilya Bai Holeker Airport and Khandwa Railway Station are built.