Bhojudih

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Bhojudih
city
Bhojudih is located in Jharkhand
Bhojudih
Bhojudih
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°38′N 86°27′E / 23.63°N 86.45°E / 23.63; 86.45Coordinates: 23°38′N 86°27′E / 23.63°N 86.45°E / 23.63; 86.45
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Bokaro
Elevation 138 m (453 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,936
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bengali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 828303
Website www.facebook.com/bhojudih

Bhojudih is a small town in Bokaro district in the state of Jharkhand, India.

Geography[edit]

Bhojudih is located at 23°38′N 86°27′E / 23.63°N 86.45°E / 23.63; 86.45.[1] It has an average elevation of 138 metres (452 feet).

Bhojudih is a small town in the State of Jharkhand, its estimated population is about 20,000. It has all the basic facilities like Primary School, High School, College and Hospital. Despite of being a backward area, Bhojudih has a very good literacy rate and people here use latest technologies like Mobiles, Internet and PC/Laptop. More than 10000 people use Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter at the moment and they are using it to get connected with the rest of the world. As the world and India is progressing, Bhojudih has seen some growth too. There is also a Railway Station and one Bank of India's Branch here. There is a Police Station too and they are doing a very wonderful job to keep this little town safe and peaceful.

There are three rivers surrounding Bhojudih, called Damodar, Ijari and Guwai. There is a very famous tourist spot here, which is known as 'Bhairav-Sthan'. There is a small market in its heart, known as 'Mini Market'. Linepar, Niche Bazar, Chattatand and Mahatha Para are other popular areas in Bhojudih.

There are lots of religious places here. Durga Pandal(Niche Bazar), Shiv Mandir (Chattatand), Janamashtami Pandal (Linepar) are some of the popular temples here. There is a Church and a Masjid too. People of all communities live with a great harmony here.

Bhojudih has schooling facility up to 10+2. There is a Government School as well as a Railway School. And then there is one Graduation College, which is known as Swami Vivekananda College and it is affiliated with the S.S.College (Chas/Bokaro), it is also known as named Bhojudih College Bhojudih. Arts, Science and Commerce all available as subjects here.

S.E. Railway Inter College is the most famous school in Bhojudih and nearby villages. This is a Hindi medium school and has all the facilities. There is one Saraswati Vidya Mandir too. English medium facility is also available here but it's up to Standard 5 only, the English medium school is known as Shishu Niketan, which is the best for small children to learn the basics of English and other subjects.

There is a Railway Institute too. S.E. Railway School Ground and SERSA (South Eastern Railway Sports Association) ground are two most biggest playing fields here and they keep organizing Zonal and District Cricket/Football/Badminton matches,and the youth also plays cricket and football regularly in there grounds to remain physically and mentally fit and many do morning walk in the grounds and many people practice running,jumping and other things regularly for making future police and army etc.

Demographics[edit]

We still don't have the exact figures of 2011 census but according to 2001 India census,[2] Bhojudih haa a population of 8,936. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bhojudih haa an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 51%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Niche Bazar, one of the areas in Bhojudih, is one of the peaceful places in this little town. Like every other Indian town, Durga Puja, Ganesh Puja, Vishwakarma Puja, Saraswati Puja, Janamashtami, Diwali, Kali Puja, Muharram, Christmas and last but not the least Chhat Puja are the popular festivals here.

Transport[edit]

Bhojudih railway station is on the Adra-Netaji SC Bose Gomoh branch line. Train is the best transport service to reach Bhojudih (BJE). You can reach here by road too. But, if you are coming here for the first time then I would suggest you to use Railways' service. And yes, don't miss on eating the popular vegetable chops in the canteen of Bhojudih Railway Station.

Education[edit]

Bhojudih has schooling facility up to 10+2. There is a Government School as well as a Railway School. And then there is one Graduation College, which is known as Swami Vivekananda College and it is affiliated with the S.S.College (Chas/Bokaro), it is also known as named Bhojudih College Bhojudih. Arts, Science and Commerce all available as subjects here.

S.E. Railway Inter College is the most famous school in Bhojudih and nearby villages. This is a Hindi medium school and has all the facilities. There is one Saraswati Vidya Mandir too. English medium facility is also available here but it's up to Standard 5 only, the English medium school is known as Shishu Niketan.

Healthcare[edit]

There is an outdoor health clinic facility available here which is known as Railway Hospital. Also, there are at least three very well educated Doctors available here. And then, there are some compounders too, who provide home services. You can buy your required medicines easily here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bhojudih
  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.