villagewiKY rating is the rating given by an individual of the respective village/block/district on the subjects of Education, Health, Drinking water, Tar Roads, Electricity, Swachh Bharat and Solar Power.

These ratings are categorized as Good/Average/Bad. The explanation for the categories Good/Average/Bad is created by ruralrelations.com

We are the medium of expressions of the villagers.

We are obtaining villagewiKY rating for Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh in the first phase (These 2 states consist 1/3rd of India’s population).

We are receiving an overwhelming response from the villagers, opinion leaders & Non-Resident Villagers (NRV) to provide us villagewiKY rating over phone calls. Also, the villagers are enthusiastically reaching out to us to give villagewiKY rating.

villagewiKY rating can be seen on the right side of the district/block/village information.

1. Education

India has the largest elementary education system in the world and there are 12,70,170 primary & upper primary schools and 2,52,176 secondary & senior secondary schools in India (MHRD, 2016)

  • GOOD- required infrastructure and facilities present
  • AVERAGE- insufficient infrastructure and facilities
  • BAD- very poor infrastructure and facilities

2. Drinking water

About 87.6% of the households in rural India have sufficient drinking water. Hand pumps are the major source of drinking water in rural     India. (Census 2011)

  • GOOD- drinking water available/ RO plant
  • AVERAGE- water scarcity only in summer
  • BAD- drinking water source far from the village/summer is bad/often observation of water scarcity/ lack of potable water

3. Health

There are 24,855 Public Health Centers and 1,57,411 Sub Centers in rural India. (Source: Rural Health Statistics 2018-2019, MHFW)

  • GOOD- required infrastructure and facilities present
  • AVERAGE- insufficient infrastructure and facilities
  • BAD- very poor infrastructure and facilities

4. Tar Roads

2.65 million km (80.30% of the total 3.3 million Km) of tar road network exists in rural areas (Source: NHAI 2014)

  • GOOD- presence of good quality tar/ concrete roads
  • AVERAGE- presence of tar roads but in compromised condition/ road is bad in some seasons
  • BAD- absence of all season tar road

5. Electricity

Nearly 6,00,000 villages in India have been given electricity connection, where electrification of a village is defined as10% of its homes and all public buildings are connected to the grid (Source: BBC)

  • GOOD- no load shedding at all
  • AVERAGE- load shedding 4+ hours
  • BAD- load shedding 12+ hours

6. Swachh Bharat

10,28,67,271 household toilets have been built under Swachh Bharat Mission since 2nd October 2014

  • GOOD- implemented well and change observed
  • AVERAGE- considerable implementation
  • BAD- not implemented effectively

7. Solar Power

India ranks as the third largest solar market in the world

  • Solar power in your Village/ Taluka/ District – Yes/No