Melma is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 222 families residing in the village Melma. The total population of Melma is 808 out of which 410 are males and 398 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melma is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melma village is 79 which is 10% of the total population. There are 48 male children and 31 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melma is 646 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971) of Melma village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melma is 72%. Thus Melma village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 85.64% and the female literacy rate is 58.58% in Melma village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melma 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 Melma village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.5% of total population in Melma village.
In Melma village out of total population, 433 were engaged in work activities. 96.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 433 workers engaged in Main Work, 79 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 223 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melma village in Cheyyar.