Azossim (Goa)

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Azossim
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total331 ha (818 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,142
 • Density350/km2 (890/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
403101[1]
Village code00007700

Azossim is a small village of 331 hectares in Tiswadi 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. Azossim depends on GOA VELHA, 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. Azossim is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Azossim's pin code is 403101[5], and village code is 00007700. The area of Azossim is segregated as 292.74 hectares unirrigated, the 16.25 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 21.86 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Azossim has Two public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Azossim has Two banks and Two credit societies 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

Azossim is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 1142 and has total administration over 270 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Azossim has 103 children, 61 boys and 42 girls.
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 237 (20.75%) males constitute 118 (10.33%) of the population and females 119 (10.42%).

Medical facility

  • Azossim has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 922 people are literate in Azossim out of which 473 are males and 449 are females.

Azossim has the following educational facilities:

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

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 401 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 290 male, 111 female with 362 (90.27%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 264 males and 98 females. 17 males and 12 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 2 male. 39 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 GOA VELHA and North Goa to sell bakery products and make their living.

References

  1. "Pin Code 403101 and Post Offices under 403101 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 403101 and Post Offices under 403101 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403101 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403101". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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