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Ekraha Village Details

Ekraha is a Village in Banmankhi Block , Purnia district and Bihar State. Ekraha village Pin code is NA. Ekraha Village Total population is 7713 and number of houses are 1501. Female Population is 48.8%. Village literacy rate is 34.3% and the Female Literacy rate is 13.5%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 7713
Total No of Houses 1501
Female Population % 48.8 % ( 3767)
Total Literacy rate % 34.3 % ( 2644)
Female Literacy rate 13.5 % ( 1043)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 0.2 % ( 19)
Scheduled Caste Population % 12.1 % ( 930)
Working Population % 38.5 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 1601
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 50.9 % ( 815)

Location and Administration

Ekraha Village Gram Panchayath name is Maharajganj-1. Ekraha is 22 km distance from Sub District HeadQuarter Banmankhi and it is 52 km distance from District HeadQuarter Purnia. Nearest Statutory Town is Banmankhi in 22 km Distance . Ekraha Total area is 660.12 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 186.2 hectares andTotal irrigated area is 284.26 hectares


Govt Primary and Govt Middle Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Private Engineering College, Govt MBA college, Govt Polytechnic College and Govt ITA College are in Purnia. Nearest Govt Disabled School is in Patna. Nearest Govt Medical College is in Katihar. Nearest Govt Secondary School is in Birnagarraghunath. Nearest Private Pre Primary School, Govt Senior Secondary School and Govt Arts and Science Degree College are in Banmankhi.


2 Faith Healers available in this village.


Paddy is agriculture commodities grow in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 284.26 hectares from canals 185.7 hectares and from Boreholes/Tube wells 98.56 hectares are the Sources of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Treated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer also available. Untreated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer available. Hand Pump and Tube Wells/Boreholes are other Drinking Water sources.
Open Drainage System Available in this Village. There is system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


Mobile Coverage is available. Nearest Internet Centre is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Private Courier Facility is in 5 - 10 km.


Nearest Public Bus service available in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Railway Station is in 5 - 10 km. Autos Available in this Village. Tractors Available in this Village. Man pulled Cycle Rickshaws Available in this Village. Animal Driven Carts are there in this Village.

Nearest National Highway is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest State Highway is in less than 5 km. Nearest District Road is in 5 - 10 km.
Kuccha Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


No ATM in less than 10 km. No Commercial Bank in less than 10 km. No Cooperative Bank in less than 10 km. Agricultural Credit Society is available in this village.

Other Amenities

Anganwadi centre, ASHA, Birth & Death registration office, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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