Let’s have a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Villages in Asia That is Noteworthy in 2016 and 2017. The truth about villages will be revealed in here. Most of the people all around the world live under the stereotype that villages (especially in the Asian region) are filthy and undeveloped with illiterate people. But the fact is some of these stereotypes have now become a myth as there are villages in Asia (especially India) that are well established and it has just so happened that majority of the people absolutely don’t have a clue about them.
But how could they with their busy lives, so this content is going to enlighten those having few ideas about the villages in the Asian region. There is a big question why majority of people hate or have a low perspective about villages, after all, the life blood of everyone (crops, fruits, etc.) comes from village and not from the freezer section of the refrigerator.
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Among the several noteworthy villages, the richest villages in Asia in 2016-2017 has been described below.
10. Shani Shingnapur
This humble village is located in Maharashtra, India; this village has one unique identity that no other place in the world has. This village is known for not having doors in houses. Now this might be perceived as people in this village not being able to afford to build doors in their houses, but actually Shani Shingnapur is so safe that one does not need to lock the doors or even have a door.
Theft is a thing unknown to this village, the people out here might not be financially rich but boy are they rich in their hearts. Shani Shingnapur is in fact so safe that there is no police station. Yes that’s true; people in this village get to have a peace of mind. Another interesting fact about this village is that its bank is lockless which is hard to believe but it’s true so it is considered to be one of the richest villages in Asia.
Kokrebellur is a small village located in Karnataka, India. People in this village are enthusiastic about nature and love it. This village is known for conservation of nature as birds are respected and loved by everyone out here. The species of birds in this village is diverse and in fact, some of the rare species of birds can be found in Kokrebellur.
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The people in Kokrebellur are so much dedicated in birds that the villagers have created special areas for wounded and sick birds. These wounded and sick birds are given special care. Kokrebellur most deserves to come in the list of richest villages in Asia.
Situated in the state of Maharashtra, Khetwadi has been considered to be one or the economically developed villages in India and it has also said to be a role model village. What’s great about this village is that everything in this village is at proper place. There is no indulgence in narcotics, a proper municipality, people are economically stable.
All this has been made possible in this village by the adaptation of Art of Living Foundation. Since this initiative has started in Khetwadi, this village is very organized.
Pothanikkad has definite reasons to be in this richest villages in Asia list. The greatest thing about Pothanikkad is that this village has (surprisingly) 100% literacy rate. This is like impossible for a village to have its 100% population to be literate.
But Pothankkad a small village located in Kerala has set an example and sent a deep message that even the most rural villages can have education as their first priority. Having a look at the records, Pothankkad is the first village in India to have a 100% literacy rate.
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Dharnai is a technologically developed village in India. Located in Bihar, this village is fully dependent on electricity by solar power system. Facts hold that this village had remained in darkness without electricity for almost 30 years.
Dharnai has not only powered itself with electricity with solar power but has also set an example to most of the places to use greener technologies. And for this it comes under the richest villages in Asia.
Although being a small village in the state of Gujarat, India, Baldia is one of the most developed villages in the country and richest villages in Asia. Having a population of 8000 people, this village has well developed inter connected roads, great telecommunication system, proper municipality, no shortage of electricity, etc. The total deposit record of this village holds an amount of 12 corers.
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Located in Gujarat, India, Punsari is wealthy in terms of their urban facilities and management systems. This village is rather developed than most of the urban places in India. Being a rural village in India, Punsari has facilities like 24 hours Wi-Fi connectivity, solar powered lamps, an independent bus service, CCTV cameras, clean drinking water and many other facilities.
Not only this, the villagers can opt for a medical claim or Rs 25,000 and an accidental cover of Rs 1 lakh. Punsari is one of the richest villages in Asia.
Madhapur is situated near Bhuj in Gujarat, it is also considered one of the richest villages in Asia. This village has a population of 15000, the per capita deposit of this village is nearly equal to Rs 12 lakh and the fixed deposits in the banks are as much as Rs, 1,800 crore.
Also called the ‘Apple King’ Maraog comes under the richest villages in Asia. This village is located in Himachal Pradesh. The main reason for its prosperity is that it is one of the leading producers of Apple in the world. Companies like Tropicana and Real does business in this village.
1. Hiware Bazar
In the Ahmednagar, district of Maharashtra lies Hiware Bazar. Hiware Bazar is probably the richest village in Asia as records holds that there are 60 millionaires in this village. This village does not have poor families and even if it does have, the numbers are just 2 to 3.
So these are the villages described above are the richest village in Asia as of 2016-2017 census. These richest villages in Asia have been listed according to their capital estimation.