Kot Village, with population of 593 is Ghansali sub district's the 59th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kot village is 1 km2 and it is the 120th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 706 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Kot village to Srinagar is 90 km. Pin code of Kot village is 219155. The village comes under Kot 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 95 km away.


The village is home to 593 people, among them 267 (45%) are male and 326 (55%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kot village is 15%, among them 43% are boys and 57% are girls. There are 104 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 597. Female population growth rate of the village is 9% which is 19.4% higher than male population growth rate of -10.4%. General caste population has decreased by -3.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.7% and child population has decreased by -19.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1221 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1241, in schedule caste is 1156. There are 1342 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 218 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 733 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 365 people in the village are literate, among them 201 are male and 164 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kot is 72%. 88% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Workers profile

Kot has 55% (327) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 59% female population are working population. 19% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 32% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 56% are marginal workers.