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About Jhagrakhand

The town of Jhagrakhand is situated in the Koriya district of Chhattisgarh, India. With geographical coordinates of 23.18785°N and 82.17229°E, the town provides all the basic facilities to the inhabitants. Jhagrakhand is also a Nagar Panchayat under the Gaurella-2 Tehsil of Koriya District and is home to various industrial units.There are a total of 7 colonies or Dafai located here and there are also quarters for the SECL workers and employees.

About Jhagrakhand

Also, a small Lord Shiva Temple is situated in the town on the top of Sidha Baba Hill where every year a fair is celebrated on Makar Sakranti and Maha Shivratri festivals and a market is also present in the area which is the place for all the shops, clinics and other stores of the town. The municipal administration here pelow we have gathered and put all the important information about this small town of Chhattisgarh.

Demography of Jhagrakhand

As per Indian census 2001 Jhagrakhand had a total population of 7507 out of which males constitute 52% and females are 48% of the total masses. The average literacy rate of the town is 63% which is precisely higher than the national average literacy rate of 63%. Also, the male literates are 72% and female literates are 54%. Further, 13% part of the population is the children below the age of six years.

Geography of Jhagrakhand

Jhagrakhand town is located 98 km north in the direction of district headquarters Bilaspur, 5km from the Tehsil Gaurella-2 and 199km from the capital Raipur. It is covered by Gaurella-2 Tehsil to the East, Karanjiya Tehsil to the west, and Pushprajgarh Tehsil to the west and Jaithari Tehsil to the North. Also, the adjacent villages to Jhagrakhand are Gorakhpur at a distance of 1 km, Korja and Chuktipani at a distance of 4 km, and Girwar and Gaurella-2 are 6km and 7km away respectively. There are many Durga Pandals organized in the city at various colony but the Durga Pandals at Colony no 1, 7 and on Ravan Ground are considered as some of the attractive Pandals among others. CGM is called as the head of heasdoe and the other offices of the departments live close to colony 7. Mohara or the Main Office is the control office for the water supply in Jhagrakhand and there are also many playgrounds in the city like, Badi ground, Sindhi society ground market ground, Ravan ground and 2 no. ground. A local fest or celebration is celebrated every year in the Kali Temple or Kali Badi in Dafai No. 7 on every Amavasya and the beautiful rivers like, Magardaha nala and Hasdeo River is also present in this city.

Transportation of Jhagrakhand

The Pendra Road Railway Station and Harri Railway Station are located in close proximity to Jhagrakhand. The major railway station is the Bilaspur railway station. Also, the nearest airport to Jhagrakhand is Bilaspur Airport which is 133.4 km from the city. Also, one can hire private bus or car service from the nearby cities like, Pasan, Kotma, Chirmiri, and Shahdol to reach Jhagrakhand.

Healthcare Services in Jhagrakhand

Jhagrakhand has a hospital managed by SECL situated in the town which provides all the medical facilities at affordable prices to all the inhabitants of this area. Also, there are few clinics situated in and around the city too which also serve this town. Meanwhile, we have collected some information about the government hospital and the clinics around Jhagrakhand and the same is given below.

Prathmik Swasthya Kendra Haldibadi
Address: Ward No -2, Podi, Chirimiri Colliery, Korea - 497449, Main Road Chirmiri
Contact: + (91)-8435206709

Khan Clinic
Address: Ward No -5, At- Podi, Block - Khadgawan, Chirimiri Colliery, Korea - 497449, Korea Road
Contact: + (91)-9993319734

M Alam Clinic
Address: Ward No -5, At - Podi, Block - Khadgawan, Chirimiri Colliery, Korea - 497449, Korea Road
Contact: + (91)-9770926096

Banking Services in Jhagrakhand

Being a small town of Chhattisgarh, Jhagrakhand only provides its inhabitants with the services of few banks. But these banks have been considered quite successful in fulfilling the financial needs of the people here. This is also the main factor behind the decreasing money lenders in the city, which has thus helped the small business entrepreneurs to arrange money or loan at low rates from the banks situated here. However, the administration has some future plans to uplift the city’s banking status and these will be implemented once they are given green signal by departmental officials.

Central Bank of India
IFSC Code: CBIN0281872
Address: At & P.O. West Jhagarakhand Colliery, Dist - Korea, Chhattisgarh - 497447
Contact: 07771-268069

Central Bank of India
IFSC Code: CBIN0281492
Address: P.O. South Jhagarakhand Colliery, Area Office, Manendragarh, Dist - Korea, Chhattisgarh - 497446
Contact: 07771-274377

Central Bank of India
IFSC Code: CBIN0281871
Address: At & Post North Jhagarakhand, Colliery, Dist - Korea, Chhattisgarh - 497446
Contact: 07771-242140

Safety and Security in Jhagrakhand

The local police station of the Jhagrakhand city maintains look after law and order in the area. Presence of Police force help in the safety and security of the residents of the town. Apart from Police Station there are check points, Police pickets and others that ensures law and order in the area.

Jhagrakhand Police Station
Address: Police Thana Premises, Jhagrakhand Colly, Korea - 497446, At - Jhagrakhand
Contact: + (91)-7771-247159

Jhagrakhand at a glance

Country: India
State: Chhattisgarh
Official Languages: Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle Registration: CG 16

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