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Shekhpura Village Details

Shekhpura is a Village in Bhawanipur Block , Purnia district and Bihar State. Shekhpura village Pin code is 854205. Shekhpura Village Total population is 5228 and number of houses are 1036. Female Population is 48.0%. Village literacy rate is 41.0% and the Female Literacy rate is 16.3%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 5228
Total No of Houses 1036
Female Population % 48.0 % ( 2507)
Total Literacy rate % 41.0 % ( 2141)
Female Literacy rate 16.3 % ( 853)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 4.2 % ( 222)
Scheduled Caste Population % 2.7 % ( 140)
Working Population % 40.9 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 1174
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 47.8 % ( 561)

Location and Administration

Shekhpura Village Gram Panchayath name is Gonwara Patkaili. Shekhpura is 29 km distance from Sub District HeadQuarter Bhawanipur and it is 57 km distance from District HeadQuarter Purnia. Nearest Statutory Town is Purnia in 57 km Distance . Shekhpura Total area is 519.7 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 25 hectares andTotal irrigated area is 395 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 Private Pre Primary School, Govt Secondary School and Govt Senior Secondary School are in Bhawanipur. Nearest Govt Arts and Science Degree College is in Madhavnagar.



Paddy is agriculture commodities grow in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 395 hectares from canals 288 hectares and from Boreholes/Tube wells 57 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 no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


No Mobile Coverage is available in this village and nearest Mobile Coverage Avilable in less than 5 km. There is no Internet Centre in less than 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 less than 5 km. Tractors Available in this Village. Man pulled Cycle Rickshaws Available in this Village. Animal Driven Carts are there in this Village.

No Nearest National Highway in less than 10 km. Nearest State Highway is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest District Road is in 5 - 10 km.
Kuccha Road, Macadam Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


No ATM in less than 10 km. Nearest Commercial Bank is in 5 - 10 km. No Cooperative Bank in less than 10 km. Mandis/Regular Market and Weekly Haat/santha are available in this village.

Other Amenities

This Village has a Power supply with 8 hour power supply in summer and 3 hour power supply in winter, Anganwadi centre, ASHA, Birth & Death registration office, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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