Theog

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Theog
ठियोग
Town
Theog is located in Himachal Pradesh
Theog
Theog
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 31°07′N 77°21′E / 31.12°N 77.35°E / 31.12; 77.35Coordinates: 31°07′N 77°21′E / 31.12°N 77.35°E / 31.12; 77.35
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Shimla
Government
 • SDM Manoj Chauhan (HAS)
Elevation 1,965 m (6,447 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,714
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 171201
Telephone code 91 1783 xxxxxx
Vehicle registration HP-09

Theog is a town and a municipal committee in Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2010 India census,[1] Theog had a population of 7714. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Theog has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 77%. In Theog, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Geography[edit]

Theog is located at 31°07′N 77°21′E / 31.12°N 77.35°E / 31.12; 77.35.[2] It has an average elevation of 1965 metres (6446 feet). It is situated on National Highway NH22 (on the Hindustan-Tibet Road), is 32 km away from Shimla, and is a town of five 'Ghats' (or ridges): Rahi Ghat, Deori Ghat, Prem Ghat, Janoghat,and Bagaghat.

There are many villages which come under the jurisdiction of Theog.

Villages in Theog Tehsil[edit]

Villages in Theog Tehsil
Aloti Anu Bachhlon Bagain Bagna Bagon Sandhu Bagoti Bagra
Bagri Bahani Baila Baila Janrori Bajhowa Bajhyog Bajnashra Bakhog
Bakhrna Bal Ghar Balag Balan
       Balawog
Balhari Balhech - I Balhech-II Balheot
Balhiana Balian Balihana Balowa Ban Bag Banar Banari Bandli
Banea Banewal Bani Banjri Barail Barar Bariana Barog
Baroth Barugarbi Barui Barun Barushargi Basa Mahog Basa Theog Basahat Palana
Basahat Parala Basha Bagain Basmol Bateora Bathlawag Batlar Batog Bekhalti
Batloth Behlaog Bhagever Bhalai Bharana Bhargari Bharog Bhaut
Bhirgarh Bhog Bhot Bhuin Bashnog Bishri Bogra Bundu
Chabtu Chaihr Chaili Chakhna Chalaog Chalawali Chambal Chamhech
Charel Bhaela Charen Chatog Chhamrot Chichchi Chikkhar Chila Chiyog
Chundi Dabrog Dadas Daghali Dakana Dalaiya Damiana Daniwal
Darbar Balsan Darghot Darjoli Dhar Dashna Deha Dekoli Deori Deori Ghat
Deothi Deothi Dhaklu Dhali Dhana Dhanaut Dhanewal Dhano
Dhar Tarponu Dharampur Dharech Dharech Gohech Dharmai Dhelogar Didi Dipra
Dodra Dohan Domahr Draunl Durgaut Fagu Gadaha Gadeog
Gadhiari Gajaut Galhana Galu Kalan Galu Khurd Garpiyan Gathan Ghog
Ghund Ghund Jangal Mahaduda Gijari Giraini Girenj Glanag Godhan Gowahi
Gulu Guri Helai Hulga Ilmi Isthi Robar Jadeog Jadun
Jageri Jagora Jaiee Jais Janahan Jangal Audh Jangal Babar Jangal Balhech
Jangal Chadaha Jangal Chiyog Jangal Doba Jangal Dochya Jangal Gathan Jangal Ghorna Jangal Ishta Jangal Jhalru
Jangal Kaleri Jangal Kaljer Jangal Kangar Jangal Khagn Jangal Kolu Nala Jangal Kot Jangal Kufta Jangal Kufta
Jangal Lakhoti Jangal Mahol Jangal Narainti Jangal Narainti Jangal Rohru Jangal Sandhu Jangal Shila Gahrol Jangal Shila Jubbar
Jangal Tir Mahasu Jannu Janog Janol Janoti Jao Jarashi Khanali Jatain
Jathai Jhakri Jhalli Jheta Gaon Jugo Kachhaur Kachhi Kadeog
Kadharab Kadharan Kainth Ser Kalahar Kalaun Kaleenda Kalind Kaljer
Kalju Kalna Kamali Kamanah Kanashi Kanauri Kandi Ser Karaili
Karali Karana Karani Kareli Kargoli Karuth Kashna Kasho
Kathal Kathela Katiana Kaupara Kawg Kela Kelwi Keokri
Khagna Khalantu Khalashi Khanar Khaniuri Khanu Khaprol Khar
Kharori Khgan Khneu Kiar Kiara Kiari Kilra Kiri
Kishaur Kit Kiyara Kot Kot Koti Koti Krel
Kufar Jeta Kufar Khnal Kuftu Kun Kundli Kunjla Kur Kuthar
Lanu Laphu Latiana Lellu Loli Machheora Madog Mahog
Mahog Mahori Mahraug Majhogra Majholi Majroe Makhrol Malehri
Malewg Maliana Manan Mandla Manjhrana Manlog Manrot Matli
Maya Mehana Mul Matiana Mundu Nahol Nairi Nal Nalia
Namana Nani Nano Nawagaon Nawar Nehara Nehra Neori
Noli Padrog Palail Palana Palat Palo Palvi Pansejal
Pargeya Parhain Parla Parola Patandu Patinal Podul Pohach
Pundar Ragsa Rahan Rail Raina Rajpura Randu Raog
Rehog Rishaili Roni Chadara Roni Matiana Runkuli Digar Runkuli Godhan Sai Sainj
Sainj Samabar Sanahu Sanai Sanghti Sanhana Sarog Satog
Shaddi Shagalti Shai Shalaina Sharamla Shari Shariana Shatiyana
Shawag Shikroat Shil Guri Shila Shila Gahrol Shili Mehla Shilwa Shirgal
Shirgali Shiwa Shlo Shroi Silu Sonthal Taihna Tali
Taragaon Tarapur Tatal Tathkar Thakar Ka Shil Thana Jubbar Thanda Thathal
Thaut Tiali Tikar Tikkar Tikri Til Tinggar Tankoti Tunda Khariana
Tungla Pajairo Tungla Shilnali

People[edit]

Pahari and Hindi are the main languages spoken among people in Theog. Their main occupation is growing vegetables including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes and capsicum; and fruits including apples, peaches, cherries and apricots. Women folk are educated and equally participate with their male counterparts in day-to-day activities. This town has always remained the center of state politics with famous political leaders like Mrs. Vidya Stokes and Mr. Rakesh Verma . Many people are serving the public by joining sectors such as army, transport, police and education. Theog is also the top producer of vegetables in Asia. Theog has major contribution in pahari folk music, Laiq Ram Rafiq is famous song writer. Notable pahari folk (mahaswi nati) singers are Dr Mohan Rathore, Dr Mahinder Rathore, Kishan Verma, Kuldeep Sharma and Shyam Singta. 'Royal Apple Picture' is the major production house based in Theog, 'Theogo Ra Gappu' was the first local pahari (mahaswi) film made in 2010. Before 15 August 1947, majority of demographic and geographic area of Theog was ruled by Thakur of Sainj Riyasat(small kingdom). The revolutionaries and local people of Theog revolted openly against Sainj riyasat and they unanimously passed resolution and decided to become part of Republic of India on 15 August 1947. From that day onwards, 15 August is celebrated whole heartedly as Independence day at the local Potato ground.People from distant and nearby villages come to participate in that historic day. In year 2007, first Summer festival was organized at historic Potato ground. Summer festival is now celebrated every year, local and national level artist perform there to entertain masses.

Profile[edit]

As of Census of India 2001[3]

Area details Total Number
Number of inhabited villages 400
Education facilities
Number of primary schools 198
Number of middle schools 55
Number of secondary schools 27
Number of senior secondary schools 4
Number of colleges 1
Number of adult literacy class/centres 6
Number of other educational schools 7
Medical facilities .
Number of allopathic dispensary 4
Number of ayurvedic dispensary 11
Number of child Welfare centre 5
Number of primary health centre 4
Number of primary health sub centre 35
Number of registered private medical practiotioners . 3
Post, telegraph and telephone facilities .
Number of post office 48
Number of telegraph office 3
Number of telephone connections 2194
Banking facilities .
Number of commercial bank 10
Number of Co-operative commercial bank 1
Land use (Two decimal) in hectares .
Number of forest land 7139
Number of government canal 164
Number of private canal 131
Irrigated Area 328
Unirrigated Area 11,026
Culturable waste (including gauchar and groves) 21,742
Area not available for cultivation 7,139

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Theog
  3. ^ Census of India[1]

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