Dalgaon Village, with population of 522 is Ghansali sub district's the 78th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Dalgaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 49th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 378 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Dalgaon village to Tehri is 91 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dalgaon village is 249125. The village comes under Dalgaon panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 31 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 91 km away.


The village is home to 522 people, among them 214 (41%) are male and 308 (59%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dalgaon village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 127 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 547. Female population growth rate of the village is -3.8% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of -5.7%. General caste population has decreased by -5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.4% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1439 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1490, in schedule caste is 955. There are 810 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 97 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 286 people in the village are literate, among them 148 are male and 138 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dalgaon is 64%. 86% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Dalgaon has 51% (265) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 60% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 51% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.