Bhowrah

Bhowrah (also spelt as Bhowra) is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.

Bhowrah
Neighbourhood in Dhanbad
Bhowrah is located in Jharkhand
Bhowrah
Bhowrah
Location in Jharkhand, India
Bhowrah is located in India
Bhowrah
Bhowrah
Bhowrah (India)
Coordinates: 23°41′15″N 86°23′52″E / 23.6874°N 86.3978°ECoordinates: 23°41′15″N 86°23′52″E / 23.6874°N 86.3978°E
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Elevation 153 m (502 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 44,654
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 828302
Vehicle registration JH
Website dhanbad.nic.in

Geography

Bhowrah is located at 23°43′N 86°24′E / 23.72°N 86.40°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 153 m (502 ft).

The earlier census town was combined with other urban units to form Dhanbad Municipal Corporation in 2006.[2][3]

Bhowrah is part of Ward No. 41 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.[4]

Famous Anchor and Photographer Shivam Banerjee belongs to Bhowrah.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[5] Bhowrah had a population of 44,253. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bhowrah has an average literacy rate of 65%, lower than the national average of 74.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 54%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy

Collieries functioning in the Eastern Jharia Area of BCCL are: Bhowrah North, Bhowrah South, Bhowrah (OC 3 Pit), Amlabad, Sudamdih Incline, Sudamdih Shafts, Pathardih and C.O.C.R.[6]

Healthcare

BCCL has a 10-bedded hospital at Bhowrah. It caters to the needs of employees and their families, as well as outsiders as part of BCCL's corporate social responsibility programme. BCCL has a 100-bedded regional hospital at Jealgora in the same area.[7]

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bhowrah
  2. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". DMC. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Dhanbad Dsitrict Map". Physical Map of Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". प्रादेशिक निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों की सूची (in Hindi). Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  6. ^ "Dhanbad - Coal Capital of India". List of Coal Mines in Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Welfare". BCCL. Retrieved 6 October 2017.

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