Sehore district profile

Sehore is one of the districts covered by PACS in Madhya Pradesh. The district (area: 6,578 sq. km) is surrounded by six districts: Bhopal, Raisen, Hoshangabad, Dewas, Shajapur and Rajgarh. It is divided into seven tehsils.

Around 20% of the total population belongs to scheduled caste groups. 

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1 Population
  Persons 1,078,912
  Male 565,137
  Female 513,775
  Children (0 to 4 years) 138,982
  Decadal growth (1991-2001) 28.22%
  Rural 885,172 (82.04%)
  Urban 193,740 (17.96%)
  Sex ratio (females per 1000 males) 909
  Household size (per household) 6
  SC population 221,077 (20.49%)
  ST population 116,122 (10.76%)
2 Literacy rate
  Persons 63.07
  Male 77.28
  Female 47.36
3 Religious groups (largest three)
  Hindus 961,700
  Muslims 109,122
  Jains 5,936
4 Important towns (largest three)
  Sehore 90,333
  Ashta 39,678
  Nasrullaganj 17,240
5 Amenities in villages
  Total inhabited villages 1019
  Villages with:  
  Safe drinking water 1,018
  Electricity (domestic) 326
  Primary schools 939
  Medical facility 292
  Paved approach road 264
6 Health
  Pregnant women* who received at least three or more antenatal checkups 45.0%
  Pregnant women* who received at least one TT injection 79.0%
  Women* who had institutional delivery 56.0%
  Children aged 12-23 months who were fully immunised** 58.5%
  Children aged 12-23 months who received at least one dose of vitamin A 50.7%


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*Women aged 15-49 who had their last live/still birth after December 31, 2003
** BCG, three injections of DPT, three doses of polio (excluding Polio 0) and measles
Indicator groups 1-5: Basic Data Sheet, Census of India 2001
Indicator group 6: Tables 4.6, 4.9 and 5.7 in District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-3), 2007-2008: India. Madhya Pradesh. International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, 2010; funded by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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