Kengarai is a village situated in Kotagiri taluka of The Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,971 families residing in the village Kengarai. The total population of Kengarai is 6,820 out of which 3,348 are males and 3,472 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kengarai is 1,037.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kengarai village is 526 which is 8% of the total population. There are 295 male children and 231 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kengarai is 783 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,037) of Kengarai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kengarai is 80.9%. Thus Kengarai village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.5% of The Nilgiris district. The male literacy rate is 92.04% and the female literacy rate is 70.35% in Kengarai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kengarai village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kengarai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.7% of total population in Kengarai village.
In Kengarai village out of total population, 4,093 were engaged in work activities. 92.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,093 workers engaged in Main Work, 140 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,471 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kengarai village in Kotagiri.