Padokha Village, with population of 373 is Ghansali sub district's the 135th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Padokha village is 1 km2 and it is the 88th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 366 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Padokha village to Tehri is 85 km. Pin code of Padokha village is 249125. The village comes under Padokha panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 85 km away.


The village is home to 373 people, among them 163 (44%) are male and 210 (56%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Padokha village is 16%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 69 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 314. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.4% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has increased by 18.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.2% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1288 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1322, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 1034 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 216 people in the village are literate, among them 118 are male and 98 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Padokha is 69%. 88% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Padokha has 46% (171) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 45% female population are working population. 1% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 44% are marginal workers.