Veppadi is a village situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 372 families residing in the village Veppadi. The total population of Veppadi is 1,399 out of which 706 are males and 693 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Veppadi is 982.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Veppadi village is 131 which is 9% of the total population. There are 64 male children and 67 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Veppadi is 1,047 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Veppadi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Veppadi is 60.7%. Thus Veppadi village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 67.76% and the female literacy rate is 53.51% in Veppadi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Veppadi 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 Veppadi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 59.1% of total population in Veppadi village.
In Veppadi village out of total population, 894 were engaged in work activities. 79.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 894 workers engaged in Main Work, 573 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 105 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Veppadi village in Gangavalli.