Kharsia

Kharsia is a town and a Nagar Palika in Raigarh district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Kharsia is also known as "Mini Rakasthan" due to its high population of Marwaris.

Kharsia
खरसिया
Town
Kharsia is located in Chhattisgarh
Kharsia
Kharsia
Kharsia, Chhattisgarh
Kharsia is located in India
Kharsia
Kharsia
Kharsia (India)
Coordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°ECoordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Raigarh
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 18,020
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi, Marwari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG 13
Sex ratio 2:1 /

Geography

Kharsia is located at 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet). But right now this small city has been facing pollution problem since last 3–4 years and nobody seems to have found any resolution to it. kharsia is high population city in raigharh

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharsia had a population of 17,387. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharsia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 64.84%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 63%. In Kharsia, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy

Kharsia has witnessed major changes in its economic activities in last decade. It has very elaborate type of economy ranging from agriculture activities to ispat and power industries. Power plants have been installed around the city which are driving the financial system of the town and villages.

Transport

Kharsia is a station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. Kharsia is also well connected to major cities like Bilaspur, Raipur, Raigarh, Jharsuguda, Ambikapur through state and national highways. Nearest Airport in Raigarh 50 km .

Notable people

  • Late Lakhiram Agrawal, Former Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh BJP President and ex-Rajya Sabha MP
  • Late Nand Kumar Patel, President Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committees, First Home minister of Chhattisgarh

Notable institutions

  • St. John's English Medium School
  • The Bridgewill School
  • Op.jindal school
  • DAV SECL
  • National Convent School
  • National Science and Commerce College
  • Jawahar navodaya vidyalaya bhupdevpur raigarh
  • Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir
  • New Vivekanand Convent
  • M.G.College
  • Alok International School
  • Kamala Nehru Public School
  • Sankracharya School
  • Marwan Devi College
  • Nagar Palika Girls School
  • Naveen School
  • Lal Bahadur Shashtri Govt. Higher Secondary School
  • adarsh Sarkari School
  • Naveen school
  • Monnet dav

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kharsia
  2. ^ "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.

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