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Valakam Village Details

Valakam is a Village in Kottarakkara Tehsil , Kollam district and Kerala State. Valakam C.D. Block name is Vettikkavala. Valakam village Pin code is 691532. Valakam Village Total population is 16384 and number of houses are 4303. Female Population is 52.6%. Village literacy rate is 86.7% and the Female Literacy rate is 45.3%.

Population

Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 16384
Total No of Houses 4303
Female Population % 52.6 % ( 8614)
Total Literacy rate % 86.7 % ( 14209)
Female Literacy rate 45.3 % ( 7421)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 0.2 % ( 39)
Scheduled Caste Population % 16.4 % ( 2689)
Working Population % 33.8 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 1451
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 47.8 % ( 693)

Location and Administration

Valakam Village Gram Panchayath name is Ummannoor. Valakam is 10 km distance from Sub District HeadQuarter Kottarakkara and it is 38 km distance from District HeadQuarter Kollam. Nearest Statutory Town is Punalur in 29 km Distance . Valakam Total area is 1394 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 387 hectares andTotal irrigated area is 200 hectares

Education

Private Pre Primary, Govt Primary, Private Primary, Govt Middle, Private Middle and Govt Secondary Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Private Senior Secondary School is in Arackal. Nearest Private Polytechnic College is in Kottiyam. Nearest Private Arts and Science Degree College is in Kottarakkara. Nearest Private Engineering College and Private MBA college are in Kollam. Nearest Private Medical College is in Pallimon. Nearest Govt ITA College is in Chandanathope.

Health

1 Primary Health Sub-Centre , 1 Veterinary Hospital , 14 MBBS Doctor Practices , 3 Medical Shops are available in this village.

Agriculture

Rubber, Coconut and Paddy 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 200 hectares from Boreholes/Tube wells 200 hectares is the Source of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

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

Communication

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

Transportation

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.

Nearest National Highway is in 5 - 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.

Commerce

Nearest ATM is in 5 - 10 km. Commercial Bank available in this village. Cooperative Bank available in this village. Agricultural Credit Society, Mandis/Regular Market, Weekly Haat/santha and Agricultural Marketing Society 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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