Melkaranai is a village placed in Kanai Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Placed in rural region of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 60 villages of Kanai Block of Viluppuram district. According to the administration register, the village number of Melkaranai is 632850. The village has 888 families.
According to Census 2011, Melkaranai's population is 3953. Out of this, 2014 are males while the females count 1939 here. This village has 511 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 274 are boys and 237 are girls.
Literacy rate in Melkaranai village is 57%. 2283 out of total 3953 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 65% as 1324 males out of total 2014 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 49% as 959 out of total 1939 females are literate in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Melkaranai village is 42%. Here 1670 out of total 3953 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 34% as 690 males out of total 2014 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 50% and 980 out of total 1939 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Melkaranai village is 2057 while 1896 are un-employed. And out of 2057 employed person 385 individuals are totally reliant on farming.