Amone (Goa)

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Amone
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total734 ha (1,814 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,963
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
403107[1]
Village code00010300

Amone is a small village of 734 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. Amone depends on SANQUELIM, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, which is 1.86% of the total 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. Amone is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Amone's pin code is 403107[5], and village code is 00010300. The area of Amone is segregated as 6.86 hectares irrigated area, 362.06 hectares unirrigated, the 70.65 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 294.49 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Amone has One post office (Amona B.O) and Two public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Amone has One bank 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

Amone is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 2963 and has total administration over 694 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Amone has 296 children, 151 boys and 145 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 15 (0.51%) males constitute 6 (0.20%) of the population and females 9 (0.30%).

Medical facility

  • Amone has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2437 people are literate in Amone out of which 1283 are males and 1154 are females.

Amone has the following educational facilities:

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

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 1005 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 809 male, 196 female with 847 (84.28%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 682 males and 165 females. 46 males and 21 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 8 male and 1 female agricultural labor. 158 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 SANQUELIM and North Goa to sell coconut and make their living.

References

  1. "Pin Code 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 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 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403107 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403107". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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