(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
Numerous towns and cities house the states of Indian subcontinent. The state of Madhya Pradesh also is not an exception. One such place is Khirkiya, which have achieved acclamation of quite a number of people. In fact Khirkiya is a nagar panchayat town lying in the district of Harda of the same state of Indian continent.
Eminent demographers have worked day and night so that they could succeed in organizing sufficient surveys and research works in Khirkiya. As a result they have really managed to prepare extensive reports on the basis of findings from these surveys. Exclusive is the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001. According to this report, Khirkiya has showed a population counting of 17,483. To be specific, male populace constitutes 53 % of the total population. 47 % is the total population of females of Khirkiya, which shows that females are less than their male counterparts. In Khirkiya, children who are below six years of age constitute 15 % of the population.
How much growth has occurred in Khirkiya largely depends on its literacy condition. In other words, literacy rate acts as vital indicator for measuring growth and prosperity of Khirkiya. Thus Khirkiya town's high average literacy rate, which comprises of 68 %, conforms to its development. It is even higher than that of the whole nation, which constitutes 59.5 %. Specifications about male and female literacy rates of Khirkiya also can be deduced. Male literacy rate has been measured to be 75 %, while female literacy rate is 59 % only.
Primary attractions of the tourists are Harda Shri Siddhi Vinayak Mandir and Shri Laxmi Narayan . They are built in the nearby region.
Access points have facilitated the connectivity of the Khirkiya town with other places of India. Airport at Bhopal and Harda Railway Station lie in vicinity.