Etah district

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Etah district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Etah town is the district headquarters. Etah district is a part of Aligarh Division.

In 2006, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Etah one of the country's 250 most backward districts (total of 640).[1] It is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF). It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving this funds.[1]

Demographics[change | change source]

Etah district has a population of 1,761,143.[2] This district according to ranking comes 272nd in India by population (out of a total of 640).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 5, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.