Agarvado (Goa)

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Agarvado
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total268 ha (662 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,478
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
403512[1]
Village code00002600

Agarvado is a small village of 268 hectares in Pernem 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. Agarvado depends on SIOLIM, 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 Two springs. Agarvado is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Agarvado's pin code is 403512[5], and village code is 00002600. The area of Agarvado is segregated as 109.82 hectares unirrigated, the 7.29 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 150.44 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Agarvado has One post office (Agarwada B.O) and Two public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Agarvado has Two banks and One credit society for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with One recreational center.

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

Demographics

Agarvado is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 1478 and has total administration over 324 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Agarvado has 167 children, 81 boys and 86 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 72 (4.87%) males constitute 37 (2.50%) of the population and females 35 (2.37%).

Medical facility

  • Agarvado has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1087 people are literate in Agarvado out of which 563 are males and 524 are females.

Agarvado has the following educational facilities:

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

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 547 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 418 male, 129 female with 439 (80.26%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 355 males and 84 females. 45 males and 17 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 2 male and 2 female agricultural labor. 108 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 SIOLIM and North Goa to sell salt and make their living.

References

  1. "Pin Code 403512 and Post Offices under 403512 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 403512 and Post Offices under 403512 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403512 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403512". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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