Chani Village, with population of 594 is Ghansali sub district's the 58th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Chani village is 2 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 381 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Chani village to Srinagar is 89 km. Pin code of Chani village is 249155. The village comes under Chani panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 29 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 89 km away.


The village is home to 594 people, among them 271 (46%) are male and 323 (54%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chani village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 129 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 559. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.9% which is -7.7% lower than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.8% and child population has decreased by -30.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1192 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1308, in schedule caste is 955. There are 895 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 90 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 125 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 396 people in the village are literate, among them 207 are male and 189 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chani is 76%. 89% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Workers profile

Chani has 43% (253) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 37% male and 48% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.