South West Garo Hills District

Government of Meghalaya



Block Development Office


After Independence the main thrust was given for the rural development to build strong and Modern India as enshrined in Ghandian thoughts.

South West Garo Hills has three Blocks under its jurisdiction:

  1. Betasing Development Block
  2. Zikzak Development Block
  3. Damalgre Development Block


Block-wise Total Population & Child Population (2001)

Name of the Block

Total population

Total male population

Total female population

Total population (0-6 Years)

Male population (0-6 Years)

Female population (0-6 Years)

Betasing
64456
32731
31725
12876
6663
6213
Zikzak
67485
34458
33027
13919
7179
6740


Block-wise SC and ST Population (2001)

Name of the Block

Total SC population

Total ST population

Male SC population

Male ST population

Female SC population

Female ST population

Betasing
121
60564
61
30619
60
29945
Zikzak
1569
47086
816
23824
753
23262


Block-wise Number of Literates and Literacy Rate (2001)

Name of the Block Literates Literacy Rate

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Betasing
25282
14518
10764
49.0
55.7
42.2
Zikzak
24354
14314
10040
45.5
52.5
38.2


Statistics

  Number of BPL families Betasing Block
  Number of BPL families Zikzak Block
  Number of SHG Betasing Block
  Number of SHG Zikzak Block