(Last Updated on : 07-02-2009)
In the Maharashtra state of the country one finds no dearth of cities and towns that have developed here over the years. One such significant city is Narkhed. A municipal council has been established for supervising its administration and controlling.
Strategically it rises approximately at 17.9° N 75.68° E. It has an average height of 462 metres or 1515 feet.
In order to identify the true characteristics of any town or city it becomes quite imperative on the part of any person first to gather as many information as possible about its demographical situation. Over the years quite a number of demographers have worked diligently and organized several surveys and research works so that they could depict relevant demographical data that are related to Narkhed. In this matter the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001 deserves special mentioning. Data viz. literacy rate, population status can be deciphered from this report. Thus according to this report, the total population of Narkhed has been enumerated to be 21,536. Out of it, male populace constitutes 51 % of the population. In comparison females are much less in number and thus constitutes 49 %. Thus 12% of the Narkhed's population constitutes of children who are below six years of age.
From this report one even get to identify about Narkhed's literacy condition quite well. . Since development of a town can also be gauged by analyzing its current literacy status it is really worth mentioning that the average literacy rate of Narkhed in Maharashtra is higher than that of India. 72 percent is the average literacy rate of Narkhed. Also 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of the entire country. In addition, the report also highlights the literacy condition of males and females and that too individually. As has been rightly find out from this report, rate of female literacy constitutes of 67 % and male literacy rate is 77 %. In Narkhed education has been prioritized and it is quite evident from male and female literacy rates. Information about children who are residing in Narkhed also can be deciphered from this report.
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