The villages of India play a vital role in the development of the country, and we have made a list of top 10 most developed villages in India for 2017. Sadly, the country and its people have not given villages it’s overlong due. The farmers which consist mainly of villages are a harried lot because of poor infrastructure, especially for water and electricity problems. If these were not there, villages would be well developed and give competition to towns and cities, even regarding economy and prosperity.
Luckily, few villages in our country have progressed with the help and guidance of some citizens who came back to give something to their country. In this list of the top 10 most developed villages in India, we have tried to come up with names that are unique and different from others.
These villages are turning into happy places and areas of development. Each of the villages mentioned below is popular for some reason or the other. Though we have given importance to the development, we also wanted to use this post to highlight some of the villages which are popular in their own way.
You would be surprised to know that some of them are famous tourist spots and attractions as well. Few names are regularly searched on the Internet around the world. Check this ranking of most developed villages in India to find out that about which places we are talking.
Top 10 Most Developed Villages In India 2017
1. Mawlynnong Cleanest Village of Asia, Meghalaya
The Mawlynnong Cleanest Village of Meghalaya is the cleanest village in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya, India. You will be glad to know that the village is also known as God’s own garden and it is famous for its matrilineal society.
2. Kila Raipur Village of Rural Olympics, Punjab
The Kila Raipur Village of Rural Olympics, Punjab is based in Ludhiana and is known for annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics of India. It is developed in its own way to ensure that the village sports festival has become the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts.
3. Khonoma The Green Village, Nagaland
The Khonoma the Green Village, Nagaland is the first green village in India and is located in the western part of Kohima district. You will be glad to know that the village is known for its clean environment, proper sanitation, jhum cultivation, and green surroundings.
4. Malana Ancient Indian Village, Himachal Pradesh
The Malana Ancient Indian Village, Himachal Pradesh is an ancient Indian village in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Unlike other villages, it is extremely remote from the rest of the world. You would be surprised to know that the village of Malana was the first democracies in the world.
5. Punsari Village with Advanced Technology, Gujarat
Punsari is one of the most developed villages in India. With Advanced Technology this village situated in Gujarat in Sabarkantha district has seen immense changes with new and advanced technology in the education system, electricity, water supply, and Wi-Fi. You would be surprised to know that the village of Punsari was awarded as best village in India.
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6. Kathewadi Art of Living Model Village, Maharashtra
The Kathewadi Art of Living Model Village, Maharashtra is located in Deglur Tehsil of Nanded and has witnessed the transformation from alcoholism. Thanks to the Art of Living Foundation which decided to adopt the village, it is now converted into a model of village life.
7. Pothanikkad Village of 100% Literacy Rate, Kerala
The Pothanikkad Village with 100% Literacy Rate, Kerala located in Ernakulam district is the first village to achieve 100% literacy in India. Though it consists of wild buffalos and elephants, the village is now one of the most educated and culturally advanced villages in India.
8. Kokrebellur Village of Birds, Karnataka
The Kokrebellur Village of Birds, Karnataka is popular for its Kokrebellur Bird Sanctuary which was designed by the villagers who have also adopted the bird as their heritage. You would be glad to know that the village is one of the 21 breeding birding sites in India and rare birds like a Spot-billed Pelican, Painted Stork, Ring-necked parakeets, and Black-crowned night heron can be seen in here.
9. Chappar Pro Female Village, Haryana
The Chappar Pro Female Village, Haryana is the only village which celebrates the birth of girls in Haryana. It is common to see that the Sarpanch of the panchayat in Chappar village begins to distribute sweets when a girl child is born.
10. Solar Powered Village of Dharnai, Bihar
The Solar Powered Village of Dharnai, Bihar is India’s first village which entirely powered by solar electricity. The full solar-powered village in India is now benefiting 2,400 residents.
We bet you are amazed and feeling proud of these amazing places and now want to visit these villages. These are literally some of the most developed villages in India as of 2017, and more and more villages are now transforming at a fast pace and becoming self-dependent.