Neighbourhood in Dhanbad
Location in Jharkhand, India
|Elevation||181 m (594 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Sijua is located at  It has an average elevation of 181 metres (593 feet)..
Sijua is part of Ward No. 7 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.
As of 2001 India census, Sijua had a population of 29,797. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Sijua has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 50%. In Sijua, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The Sijua group of mines under BCCL is composed of: Basdeopur colliery (underground), Kankanee colliery (UG and open cast), Loyabad colliery (UG) (mostly non-functional), Mudidih colliery (UG and OC), Nichitpur Colliery (OC), Sendra Bansjora colliery (UG and OC) and Tetulmari colliery (UG and OC).
Tata Steel leased six coal mines with metallurgical coal in Jharia coalfield between 1910 and 1918, These are grouped in two locations – Sijua and Jamadoba. The Bhelatand colliery of the Sijua Group was then acquired. Subsequently in 1918, Tata Steel acquired Malkera and Sijua as well as Jamadoba, Digwadih and 6&7 Pits Collieries of the Jamadoba Group.In 1993 Tata Steel set up a 1 million tonnes per annum coal washery at Bhelatand.
Coal Mining is the largest source of employment in the area. A part of the residing population is also employed in the Indian Railways, courtesy the neighbouring railway stations.
Sijua is situated at a distance of 12 km from Dhanbad (Railway Track Distance), which is a major city in the adjoining area. It is also situated 4 km from Katras, the local centre for trade and commerce. It is well connected by railways as well as by road. Being is a unique location, Sijua is lucky enough to have railway access along three different railway lines, the corresponding stations being Sijua (under the Dhanbad-Chandrapura line under the Dhanbad Railway Division, East Central Railway), Tetulmari (under the CIC section of Dhanbad Railway Division, East Central Railway)and Tata-Sijua(under the Adra railway division, South Eastern Railway). Sijua is also connected to Dhanbad via road, courtesy of the JNURM buses and auto-rickshaws plying along the Dhanbad-Katras route.
However in June 2017, the Dhanbad Chandrapura Line of East Central Railways was shut down owing to the risk the underground coal mine fires posed to the track
De Nobili School, Sijua is one of the major schools (ICSE) which caters to the higher secondary level.
Tata D A V School, Sijua is another higher secondary school. It is run by TATA Steel and D A V organizing committee. It is CBSE based. It is considered as the excellent school of Sijua. It has one library
Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited with its headquarter in Dhanbad, India. It was incorporated in January, 1972 to operate coking coal mines (214 in number) operating in the Jharia and Raniganj Coalfields and was taken over by the Government of India on 16 October 1971.
The company operates 81 coal mines which include 40 underground, 18 opencast and 23 mixed mines as on April 2010. The company also runs 6 coking coal washeries, two non-coking coal washeries, one captive power plant (20 MW), and five by-product coke plants. The mines are grouped into 12 areas for administration purposes.
BCCL is the major producer of prime coking coal (raw and washed) in India. Medium coking coal is produced in its mines in Mohuda and Barakar areas. In addition to production of hard coke, BCCL operates washeries, sand gathering plants, a network of aerial ropeways for transport of sand, and a coal bed methane-based power plant in Moonidih.Bhelatand sijua
Bhelatand is a region located between Dhanbad and Bokaro in the Jharkhand state of India. This region is known for being rich in coal. The Tata Group Bheltand Washery and Colliery are located in the region, with the colliery known to be over 100 years old.Binpur I
Binpur I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Jhargram subdivision of Jhargram district in the Indian state of West Bengal.De Nobili School, Sijua
De Nobili School, Sijua is run by the Jesuits and Vaishakh Nambiar at Sijua in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand, India. Founded in 1975, it is a branch of the De Nobili Schools Group.The school is currently located in Koradih.Dhanbad (community development block)
Dhanbad is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Dhanbad district, Jharkhand state, India.Dhanbad Municipal Corporation
Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is the civic body that governs Dhanbad, Jharia, Sindri, Katras and the surrounding areas in Dhanbad subdivision of Dhanbad district, Jharkhand, India.Doon International School (Bhubaneswar)
Doon International School, Bhubaneswar is the third branch of the Doon International School in Dehradun and Mohali. It is a co-educational school, located adjacent to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, in Sijua, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.Jamadoba
Jamadoba is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.Loyabad
Loyabad is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.Malkera
Malkera is a census town in Baghmara CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.Moonidih
Moonidih is a village in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of JharkhandPathardih
Pathardih is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.Sijua, Jhargram
Sijua is a village and a gram panchayat in Binpur I CD Block in Jhargram subdivision of Jhargram district in the state of West Bengal, India.Sijua (disambiguation)
Sijua is a census town in Dhanbad district, Jharkhand, India.
Sijua may also refer to:
Sijua (moth), a genus of moths of the family Thyrididae from Africa
Sijua, Paschim Medinipur, a village in Binpur I CD Block, Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal, IndiaSijua (moth)
Sijua is a genus of moths of the family Thyrididae from Africa.Type species: Sijua parvula Whalley, 1971Sijua jejunalis
Sijua jejunalis is a species of moth of the family Thyrididae. It is found in the small African nation of Togo.
The wingspan of this species is 19–20 mm.Sijua meriani
Sijua meriani is a species of moth of the family Thyrididae. It is found in the Seychelles.
The head and thorax of this species are brown violet, the wings grey violet with brown transversal lines. The wingspan of this species is 16 mm.Sijua plagalis
Sijua plagalis is a species of moth of the family Thyrididae. It is found in Cameroon.
The wingspan of the female of this species is 20 mm.Tetulmari
Tetulmari is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Dhanbad subdivision of Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
Cities, towns, locations and neighbourhoods in Dhanbad district
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Dhanbad Municipal Corporation