At a Glance
Jhargram At A Glance
Name of the Sub-Division Jhargram Sub-Division Under Paschim Medinipur District
Area 3037.64(R) sq. km.
Location Extreme West of West Bengal & Border of Jharkhand and Odisha State
Currency Indian Rupee
Summer and Winter (Temperature) Summer: 35 - 45 Celsius | Winter: 10 - 5.5 Celsius
Average Rainfall 1463 mm
Tourist Season October - March
Number of Blocks 8
Number of Police Stations 9
Main Rivers Kangshabati, Subarnarekha, Dulung, Tarapheni & Keleghai
Industries Cement Factory, Sponge Iron, Cloth Printing, Rice, Paper & Oil Mills
Number of Hotels, Guest Houses & Resorts 12
Name of the Banks SBI, UBI, UCO, AXIS, Allahabad, BOI, Canara & VCCB
Number of ATM's 12
Transportation Jhargram is well connected by Road (N.H.6) and Rail (South Eastern Railway)
Population - 2001(P)
Population 1008030 lakhs
Density of Population 332 per sq. km.
Distribution of Rural & Urban Population by Sex Rural - Male: 486401 | Female: 468484 Urban - Male: 27136 | Female: 26009
Sex Ratio 47.63% women for 52.37% men
Literacy Rate Rural - Male: 75.8% | Female: 48.1% Urban - Male: 90.9% | Female: 78.4%
Educational Infrastructure (2001-2002)
Lower Primary Schools 1230
Middle Schools 54
High Schools 53
Higher Secondary Schools 41
Professional & Technical School, College & Univ. 7
Other Institutions 1846
Libraries, Reading Rooms & Literacy Centres Public Libraries - 43 | Free Reading Rooms - 43 | Total Literacy Centres - 3353
** All the records are according to 1991 & 2000 Census, for details please contact with Jhargram Sub-Divisional Information Office.