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Chithara Village Details

Chithara is a Village in Kottarakkara Tehsil , Kollam district and Kerala State. Chithara C.D. Block name is Chadayamangalam. Chithara village Pin code is 691536. Chithara Village Total population is 20268 and number of houses are 5260. Female Population is 53.7%. Village literacy rate is 81.7% and the Female Literacy rate is 43.3%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 20268
Total No of Houses 5260
Female Population % 53.7 % ( 10887)
Total Literacy rate % 81.7 % ( 16566)
Female Literacy rate 43.3 % ( 8768)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 2.6 % ( 534)
Scheduled Caste Population % 15.0 % ( 3049)
Working Population % 32.9 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 2091
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 48.2 % ( 1008)

Location and Administration

Chithara Village Gram Panchayath name is Chithara. Chithara is 15 km distance from Sub District HeadQuarter Kottarakkara and it is 65 km distance from District HeadQuarter Kollam. Nearest Statutory Town is Punalur in 25 km Distance . Chithara Total area is 2672.44 hectares, Forest area is 352.2 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 332.93 hectares,Total irrigated area is 32.37 hectares andTotal Water fall area is 0 hectares


Private Pre Primary, Govt Primary, Private Primary, Govt Middle, Private Middle and Govt Secondary Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Govt Polytechnic College is in Punalur. Nearest Govt Disabled School is in Kottarakkara. Nearest Private Arts and Science Degree College is in Nilamel. Nearest Private Medical College is in Nellanad. Nearest Private Engineering College, Private MBA college and Private ITA College are in Kadakkal.


1 Primary Health care centre , 1 Primary Health Sub-Centre , 1 Maternity And Child Welfare centre , 1 Family Welfare centre , 3 MBBS Doctor Practices , 3 Medical Shops are available in this village.


Rubber and Banana are agriculture commodities grow in this village. 23 hours agricultural power supply in summer and 24 hours agricultural power supply in winter is available in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 32.37 hectares from Boreholes/Tube wells 31.97 hectares and from Lakes or tanks 0.4 hectares are the Sources of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Covered Well, UnCovered Well, Hand Pump and Tube Wells/Boreholes are other Drinking Water sources.
Closed Drainage System Open Drainage System No Drainage System Available in this Village. This Village Covered Under Total Sanitation. There is no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged directly into water bodies.


Post Office is available in this Village. Sub Post Office is available in this Village. LandLine available. Mobile Coverage is available. Nearest Internet Centre is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Private Courier Facility is in less than 5 km.


Public Bus service available in this village. Private Bus service available in this village. There is no Railway Station in less than 10 km. Autos Available in this Village.

No Nearest National Highway in less than 10 km. State Highway passes through this village. District Road passes through this village.
Pucca road, Kuccha Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


No ATM in less than 10 km. Commercial Bank available in this village. Cooperative Bank available in this village. Agricultural Credit Society, Mandis/Regular Market and Weekly Haat/santha are available in this village.

Other Amenities

This Village has a Power supply with 23 hour power supply in summer and 24 hour power supply in winter, Anganwadi centre, ASHA, Sports facilities, Cinema Theater in village or near by, Public library, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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