Location in Jharkhand, India
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The word Barajamda, meaning "forest region," applies to a forested mountainous plateau region in eastern India. The existence of Barajamda dates at least to the sixteenth century.
As of 2001 India census, Barajamda had a population of 50,590. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Barajamda has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 62% of the males and 38% of females literate. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Barajamda is fairly known for its mining prospects, its climatic conditions and its booming steel industry. There are a number of renowned companies present here: 1) Jindal mines 2) Taurian 3) Sail 4) Sesa goa 5) Essel mining 6) R J Mills Ltd 7) Maa Kali Telecom ,Bara Jamda There are more than 100 mines and 200 crushers. 1) Shree treveni Minerals 2) M J M minreals Pvt Ltd 3) Jagdish ore Pvt Ltd 4) Shree balajee Minerals 5) Ja mata Dee Crushers 6) Jai Maa Tara Minerals (p) Ltd. 7) Gupta Mobile Shop & Business Point Cyber Cafe MMTC, Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation is a Government of India Ltd. It is an enterprise that is responsible for the transport of minerals to the international market. It acts as an interface between those mines and the Iron and Steel Industry.
This area is mineral rich - surrounded by iron ore and Manganese ore mines. Maximum mines are in forest area. It is about 20 km from Kiriburu and Meghahatuburu. In local language - Kiriburu means land of Elephants and Meghahatuburu means land of clouds.Bokaro steel plant takes iron ore from Barajamda in Singhbhum and from orissa.
Barajamda may be reached by train from Kolkata / Tatanagar and /or by bus from Bhubaneshwar / Tatanagar / Ranchi (Via Chaibasa). At present, Roads are under Construction and it is advisable to go by Train. Connected by Air (Nearest Airport Barbil abt 7 km). Barajamda is a station on the Tatanagar–Barbil section of Howrah- Tatanagar- Barbil line.Currently there is only one train available from Howrah Junction. Train Name = 12021/12022 Howrah Barbil Jan Shatabdi Express
Barbil railway station, located in the Indian state of Odisha, serves Barbil in Kendujhar district.Index of India-related articles
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People are listed by their first names.Kiriburu
Kiriburu is a census town in Jharkhand.
The town is mainly known for having big Iron-ore Mines KIOM (Kiriburu Iron-Ore Mine) & MIOM (Meghahatuburu Iron-Ore Mine)both governed by Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). The road connecting the township to the mines is divided by the border of Odisha and Jharkhand. It is also a famous hill station situated in the core of Saranda forest. Saranda forest is land of seven hundred hills. The name of the forest Saranda is due to the large number of elephants found in this forest (saranda means elephants). The forest has some good water falls and hill views.Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas contributions to the Indian railways
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This list of mines in India is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list. In India, the underground mine to surface mine ratio is 20:80.Noamundi
Noamundi is a census town in West (Singhbhum) in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is also an administrative block. It is a small mining town located close to the Odisha border. It lies near to Jamshedpur and 64 km (40 mi) from Chaibasa. Nearby towns include Padapahar, Barajamda, jagannathpurKharsawan, Gua and Kiriburu.Tatanagar–Bilaspur section
The Tatanagar–Bilaspur section is part of the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line and connects Tatanagar in the Indian state of Jharkhand and Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Part of one of the major trunk lines in the country, it passes through an industrial-mining area and handles high volumes of freight, particularly coal and iron ore.
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