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Welcome to Sahibganj District of Jharkhand

SAHIBGANJ DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

1 GEOGRAPHY
Longitude (Approximate) 87025’ East to 87054’ East
Latitude (Approximate) 24042’North to 25021’North
Height from sea level 37.185 m.
Total Area 1599.00 Sq. Kms.
2 DEMOGRAPHY (Census 2001)
Total Population 9,27,770
Male Population 4,77,662
Female Population 4,50,108
Child Population (0 – 6 ) Years 1,94,340
Rural Population 8,29,639
Urban Population 98,131
SC Population 59,750
ST Population 59,750
Total Workers 3,88,045
Main Workers 2,78,407
Marginal Workers 1,09,638
Non-Workers 5,39,725
Population Density (per sq. km.) 580
Percentage of Population Decadal Growtd (1991 – 2001) 25.91
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 942
Total Literates 2,75,829
Male Literates 1,81,716
Female Literates 94,113
Total Literacy Rate 37.61 %
Male Literacy Rate 47.93 %
Female Literacy Rate 26.56 %
Most populous Village Ganga Prashad
Least populous Village Nawagachi
Most populous C.D Block Barharwa
Least populous C.D Block Mandro
C.D Block having highest literacy rate Sahibganj (59.54)
  C.D Block having lowest literacy rate Udhwa (26.38)
3 ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS
Sub-divisions 2
Blocks 9
Muncipality 1
Notified Area Councils 1
Gram Panchayats 166
Total Villages 1819
Inhabitated Villages ( Chiragi) 1307
Uninhabitated Villages (Bechiragi) 512
4 POLICE STATIONS
Total 11
Rural 10
Urban 1
5 EDUCATION
Primary Schools 858
Middle Schools 278
High Schools 36
Colleges 4
I.T.I (Industrial Training Institute) 1
Teacher’s Training College 1
6. HEALTH
Sadar Hospital 1
Referral Hospital 2
Primary Health Centre 7
Addl. Primary Health Centre 10
Health Sub - Centre 141
Family Welfare Centre 7
Maternity & Child Health Centre 2
District T. B. Centre 1
7. AGRICULTURE
Cultivable Area 1,03,049.46 Hec.
Non-Cultivable Area 8,585.44 Hec.
Irrigated Area 8,484 Acre
Kharif Crops Paddy, Maize, Arhar, Urad, Moong, Groundnut, Soyabean, Til, Jowar, Bajra, Mahua
Rabi Crops Wheat, Rai, Tisi, Maize, Gram, Sunflower
Horticultural Crops Mango, Custard Apple, Citrus, Papaya
Vegetables Cauliflower, Cabbage, Carrot, Brinjal, Tomato, Parwal
8. ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Veterinary Hospitals 1
Livestock Service Centre 17
Artificial Breeding Centre 18
Artificial Breeding Sub-Centre 3
Dairy Population(Last Census) 217.59 Thousands
Milk Population 78.49 Thousands
9. INDUSTRY
  Industries Stone Crusher, Pottery
10. FOREST
Total Forest Area 28425.74 Hec.
Reserve Forest Area 4671.33 Hec.
11. BANKS
State Bank of India 21
Allahabad Bank 3
UCO Bank 3
Bank of Baroda 3
Bank of India 2
Central Bank of India 1
Regional Rural Bank 17
Dist. Central Co-operative Bank 3
Land Development Bank 1
12. POST OFFICES
Total 86
Rural 80
Urban 6
13. TELECOMMUNICATION
Total Telephone Exchanges 12
Rural Telephone Exchanges 10
Urban Telephone Exchanges 2