Adwalpale (Goa)

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Adwalpale
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total637 ha (1,574 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,412
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
403503[1]
Village code00009000

Adwalpale is a small village of 637 hectares in Bicholim Tehsil in North Goa district, known and rated to have the best quality of life in India (based on the commission’s “12 Indicators”)[2] in the state of Goa, India.[3] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Adwalpale depends on BICHOLIM, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and One spring. Adwalpale is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Adwalpale's pin code is 403503[5], and village code is 00009000. The area of Adwalpale is segregated as 20.22 hectares irrigated area, 357.33 hectares unirrigated, the 110.93 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 148.87 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Adwalpale has One post office (Advalpal B.O). The village is connected with a single bus service. Adwalpale has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.

Demographics

Adwalpale is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 1412 and has total administration over 326 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Adwalpale has 105 children, 55 boys and 50 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 115 (8.14%) males constitute 54 (3.82%) of the population and females 61 (4.32%).

Medical facility

  • Adwalpale has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1110 people are literate in Adwalpale out of which 585 are males and 525 are females.

Adwalpale has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 2 Primary schools
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 602 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 409 male, 193 female with 476 (79.07%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 354 males and 122 females. 41 males and 19 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 6 male and 15 female agricultural labor. 126 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of BICHOLIM and North Goa to sell country liquor and make their living.

References

  1. "Pin Code 403503 and Post Offices under 403503 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  2. Reports of the finance commissions of India: First Finance Commission to the Twelfth Finance Commission: the complete report. India. Finance Commission. Academic Foundation. 2005. p. 268. ISBN 978-81-7188-474-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "Pin Code 403503 and Post Offices under 403503 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403503 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403503". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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