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This is the English version of the brochure. You can click on the image to get the full view of it.

This is the Hindi version of the brochure. You can click on the image to get the full view of it.

Madhya Pradesh – The State

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Details of Madhya Preadesh – The State:

Total Geographical Area 308000 sq. Km
Total Forest Coverage 95,221 sq. Km
Total Household 81,24,795
Total Population 60348 (in thousand)
Total ST Population 12,233 (In Thousand) (19.94 %)
Total SC Population 91,55 (In Thousand) (15.40 %)
Total Population Density 196 per sq. km
Total Population Growth Rate 1.77
Male/Female ratio every 1000 Male 920 :  933
Male/Female ratio every 0-6 yr. Male
Rate of Literacy 64.1 percent
Total Workers
Main Workers
Marginal Workers

Ashok Nagar – The District

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Details of Ashok Nagar – The District:

General information

Area (sq. Kms) 4673.94
% of total state’s area
CD Blocks 04
Towns 04

Demographic particulars (Census provisional 2001)


Total 688940
Males 366632
Females 322308
% Urban

Population in the age group 0-6 years

% of 0-6 population to total population
Population density

Overall sex ratio (Females per 1000 males)


Child sex ratio in the age group 0-6


Literacy rate (7+), 2001

Rank Among all the Districts of India (590) based on RCH Composite Index

Key RCH indicators from District Rapid Household Survey
(RHS-RCH. 1998)

% of girls marrying below 18 years
% of births of order 3 and above
Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
% of pregnant women with any AMC
% of pregnant women with full ANC
% of Institutional delivery
% of Safe delivery
% of children with complete immunization
% of children with no immunization
% of females with symptoms of RTI/STI
% of males with symptoms of TRI/STI
% of females aware of HIV/AIDS
% of males aware of HIV/AIDS

Vital demographic indicators

Infant Mortality Rate 1991
Crude Birth Rate 1998
Female work participation rate 2001
%Rural population below poverty line 1993-94

Availability of sentinel sites for HIV/AIDS

STD Clinics
ANC Clinics
Leprosy prevalence rate 1991

Availability of health indicators

No. of sub centres
No. of additional PHCs
No. of PHCs
No. of referral hospitals

Chanderi – The Town

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Details of Chanderi – The Town:

Sex Ratio
Density of Population
Female Literacy Rate (%)
Girls Marrying Below 18 (%)
% of Pregnant Women with any ANC
% of safe delivery
% of child with comp. Immunity
Distance from Ashok Nagar 55 km
No. of Houses
Average no. of persons per house
Average monthly in come per family
Days of Weekly Haats
No. of Schools
No. of students in the primary school
No. of students in the high school
No. of graduates in the Chanderi
No. of hospital in the Chanderi
No. of nursing homes in the Chanderi
Immunization facilty available
The main vegetable market nearby
The distance between Chanderi & Lalitpur

The fellowship

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The Digital Fellowship of the Loom is a one year fellowship for some of the brightest young talents from India and abroad, to come and work with the Chanderi weavers for a year.

We invite applications for the following disciplines:

1. Textile, Apparel and Fashion Design
2. Marketing and Global Network Development
3. Community based Tourism and Digital Documentation


About Me

Digital Empowerment Foundation, a Delhi based non-profit organization, registered under the “Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860″ endeavours to bridge the digital divide and uplift the downtrodden through the medium of Information Communication and Technology. It has been actively involved in linking ICT to the masses, particularly in rural areas.



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