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Hajipalle

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Country  India
District  Mahbubnagar
State  Andhra Pradesh
Mandal  Farooqnagar

'Hajipalle is a model village located in Farooqnagar mandal, Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of 36 villages in Farooqnagar Block. Before becoming a Gram Panchayat, Hajipalle was hamlet of the village Kishan nagar.

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Map of Hajipalle, Telangana

Demographics

The village has a total population of 772 members of which there are 383 male and 389 female individuals accounting 177 households according to 2011 census. The total geographical area of village is 750acres consisting of eight wards.

Location

The village is located 2.7 km to the west of national highway7 (Bangalore-Hyderabad highway) and is easily accessible by road from Farooqnagar. The nearest railway station to the village is Shadnagar which is located 8.3 km away.

Economy

Agriculture is the major occupation of people living in Hajipalle and 30% of villagers do cattle farming. Some of the crops grown in this region include Paddy, jowar, ragi, vegetables, pulse, millets, groundnut, castor, sugarcane, mango, lime, guava, sapota, papaya, sweet orange etc.

Model village

The village is awarded with 'Nirmal Gram Puraskar' (from former president Pratibha Patil) given by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS), Government of India in the year 2008 for developing the village as fully sanitized and open defecation free Gram Panchayat with their collective leadership and shared vision. The village was also awarded with 'Shubhram' award by former chief minister Y.S.Rajashekar Reddy. The village is also felicitated by NIRD (National Institute of Rural Development). Many government officials from the country and outside India have also visited this model village. The village is now an aadarsh Gram Panchayat to many other villages in the country.

References

Hajipalle Wikipedia


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