Paunada Village, with population of 459 is Ghansali sub district's the 100th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Paunada village is 1 km2 and it is the 133rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 588 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Paunada village to Srinagar is 80 km. Pin code of Paunada village is 249155. The village comes under Paunada panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 90 km away.


The village is home to 459 people, among them 227 (49%) are male and 232 (51%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paunada village is 19%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 70 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 369. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.6% which is -26.7% lower than male population growth rate of 39.3%. General caste population has increased by 24.4% and child population has increased by 29.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022,. There are 642 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 242 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 839 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 267 people in the village are literate, among them 147 are male and 120 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paunada is 72%. 84% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 25%.

Workers profile

Paunada has 48% (220) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 46% female population are working population. 7% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 43% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.