Nandigam Village, with population of about 15 thousand is Kothur sub district's the most populous village, located in Kothur sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Nandigam village is 41 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 364 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Nandigam village to Mahbubnagar is 70 km. The village comes under Nandigam panchayat. Kothur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 70 km away.


The village is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7840 (52%) are male and 7156 (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nandigam village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3474 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 19.1%. General caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.8% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 929 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 8197 people in the village are literate, among them 4906 are male and 3291 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nandigam is 63%. 72% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Nandigam has 45% (6735) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 31% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.