Moonidih

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Moonidih
Town
Moonidih is located in Jharkhand
Moonidih
Moonidih
Coordinates: 23°44′20″N 86°20′51″E / 23.7390°N 86.3475°E / 23.7390; 86.3475Coordinates: 23°44′20″N 86°20′51″E / 23.7390°N 86.3475°E / 23.7390; 86.3475
Country India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Subdistrict Jharia
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Pincode 828129[1]
Jharia Coalfield rail network
to Bokaro and Barkakana 
 to Asansol-Gaya section of Grand Chord
35
Chandrapura 
 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Gomoh
 Telo
Dugda 
 Baghmara
26
Jamuniatanr 
 Matari
 Nichitpur Halt
Mahuda 
 Phularitand
to Talgora
Adra-Netaji SC Bose
Gomoh branch line
 
Sonardih
18
Malkera 
14
Katrasgarh 
 Tetulmari
11
Sijua 
8
Bansjora   
4
Kusunda   
 Bhuli
Bhaga 
Dhanbad
  0
Bhowrah 
Jharia
  7
Jamadoba 
Lodna
  9
Sudamdih 
Pathardih
16
to Bhojudih
Adra-Netaji SC Bose
Gomoh branch line
 
27
Sindri 
Pradhankhanta
10
15
Rakhitpur 
 to Asansol-Gaya section of Grand Chord

Moonidih is a village in Dhanbad District in the Indian state of Jharkhand


Geography[edit]

The nearest railway station to Moonidih is 8 km away at Mahuda. A branch line for transportation of goods connects Moonidih coal mine and coal washery to Mahuda railway junction. Monnidih is 8 km from Jharia, 10 km from Dhanbad, other nearby villages and mines are at Lodna (6.4 km), Putki (2.5 km), Jamadoba (6.2 km). The Damodar River flows near Moonidih village.

Transportation[edit]

Trekkers and mini buses and state buses are available, which connect Moonidih to Jharia, Dhanbad and other places. Public transport buses are few.

Coal mines[edit]

Various projects have been going on for utilization of coal which is present in huge amount in Dhanbad. Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited with its headquarters in Dhanbad, works the Moonidh coal mines since nationalization of coalmines in 1971. It is an more than a century old underground shaft mine and washery. Due to the presence of coal washery, the Damodar river is badly effected and polluted, making its water unusable for local community. Bharat Coking Coal Limited also operates a power plant based on coal bed methane, which is found profusely in Moonidih underground mines.

Education[edit]

There is D.A.V Public School, Moonidih, Indian School of Learning , Moonidih , are the schools which caters the need of children of villages and staff working in coal mines and washery. Many students of these schools have achieved milestones and are working with national and international firms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[1]". PINcode.net.in. Retrieved 2012-11-22.

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