Seraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand State
|Co ordinates:||23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E|
|Area:||2,724.55 square kilometers|
|Total Population(Census 2011):||10,65,056|
|Climate:||Humid subtropical climate.|
|Average Elevation:||201 Meters|
Seraikela was established as a state in 1620 by Kumar Bikram Singh I and 3rd Maharaja Jagannath Singh. Later it was merged in Bihar state after independence and formed as subdivision along with the boundaries of Kharsawan state. Later on the basis of territories act in 1950, 39 villages of Chandil, Nimdih and Tamar area were included into it. In 2001 the district was carved out from West Singhbhum and Seraikela Kharsawan district was created. The Seraikela town is headquartering the district.
Seraikela is well known for connoisseurs of music and dance. Seraikela Chhau is one of the three distinctive styles of the chhau dance. The soil of Seraikela is vibrant with the rhythm of “Chhau” which fancied the imaginations of not only Indian art lovers, but also allured and captivated art lovers across the world, due to its grace unique charm and grandeur.
Seraikela is surrounded green forests, hillocks, rivers and rivulets. Seraikela town is also situated on the bank of Kharkai River. Despite of having a rich cultural heritage Seraikela has also large deposits of minerals like Kyanite, Asbestos, Quartz and other valuable minerals. The district also includes the Adityapur Industrial Area which is one of the biggest industrial areas in Asia. Its development in Bihar was lackadaisical but after formation of Jharkhand state it has been made a district and many development plans have been started to strengthen its economic structure. Titirbilla Bridge on the road joining Seraikela Rajnagar, the bridge on Tikar River at Ichagarh, causeway at Shakha River outlines the developing steps of the district. The road joining the distant rural areas, blocks and district headquarters are being built. Tube wells, tanks and dams are being built for the source of drinking water and irrigation.
Ayurvedic medical college, Private engineering College, Hospitals and ITI for women are being planned to be established for its educational development. New development programs have been taken up in all eight blocks of the district. The government has announced the district as a tourist center as it has many historical and sightseeing places. The day is not very far off when Seraikela will become an important district and a center of tourist attraction.
Seraikela Kharsawan Administration
There are three Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Ichagarh, Seraikela and Kharsawan. These are parts of Ranchi, Singhbhum and Khunti Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Chandil||21||107|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Gamharia||21||191|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Ichakarh||14||103|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Kharsawan||13||127|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Kuchai||10||99|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Kukdu||9||30|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Nimdih||12||51|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Rajnagar||21||218|
|Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela Kharsawan||Seraikela||14||163|
According to the 2011 census Seraikela Kharsawan district has a population of 10,65,056. This gives it a ranking of 428th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 401 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.28%. Saraikela Kharsawan has a sex ratio of 956 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 68%.
|District Total Population||1065056|
|District Head Quarter||Seraikela|
|District Administrative Division||Kolhan division|
|Lok sabha constituencies||1. Ranchi (shared with Ranchi district, 2. Singhbhu|
|District STD Code||06597|
|Vehicle Registration Code||JH22|
|Govt. Official Website||http://www.Seraikela.nic.in|