Lodas Village, with population of 433 is Ghansali sub district's the 111st most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Lodas village is 1 km2 and it is the 118th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 509 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Lodas village to Srinagar is 82 km. Pin code of Lodas village is 249155. The village comes under Lodas panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 82 km away.


The village is home to 433 people, among them 213 (49%) are male and 220 (51%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lodas village is 14%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 82 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 402. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.8% which is -1.9% lower than male population growth rate of 8.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.3% and child population has decreased by -31% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1033 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1136, in schedule caste is 864. There are 765 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 306 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 271 people in the village are literate, among them 162 are male and 109 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lodas is 73%. 91% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Lodas has 31% (136) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 24% female population are working population. 11% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.