Dira is a village located in Mawphlang Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Placed in rural part of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one among the 184 villages of Mawphlang Block of East Khasi Hills district. As per the administration records, the village code of Dira is 278109. The village has 105 homes.
According to Census 2011, Dira's population is 589. Out of this, 280 are males while the females count 309 here. This village has 144 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 70 are boys and 74 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dira village is 29%. 173 out of total 589 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 25% as 72 males out of total 280 are educated while female literacy rate is 32% as 101 out of total 309 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Dira village is shockingly high -- 70%. Here 416 out of total 589 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 74% as 208 males out of total 280 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 208 out of total 309 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working individual of Dira village is 240 however 349 are non-working. And out of 240 working person 131 persons are entirely reliant on farming.