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Census Town
Amlabad is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Amlabad is located in India
Amlabad (India)
Coordinates: 23°41′02″N 86°22′26″E / 23.684°N 86.374°E / 23.684; 86.374Coordinates: 23°41′02″N 86°22′26″E / 23.684°N 86.374°E / 23.684; 86.374
Country India
Population (2001)
 • Total4,723
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationJH

Amlabad is a census town in Chandankiyari (community development block) in Chas subdivision of Bokaro district in the state of Jharkhand, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Amlabad had a population of 4,636, of which 2,477 were males and 2,159 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,468 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 47.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Amlabad had a population of 4,723. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Amlabad has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 64% of the males and 36% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Amlabad was 3,078 out of which 1,884 were males and 1,194 were females.[1]


Amlabad Project which is a colliery in the East Jharia area of Bharat Coking Coal Limited has reserves of 45.94 million tonnes of coal (as in 2015).[3]

Collieries functioning in the Eastern Jharia Area of BCCL are: Bhowrah North, Bhowrah South, Bhowrah (OC 3 Pit), Amlabad, Sudamdih Incline, Sudamdih Shafts, Pathardih and C.O.C.R.[4]


  1. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  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.
  3. ^ "Company -> Areas". EJ Area. Bharat Coking Coal Limited. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Dhanbad - Coal Capital of India". List of Coal Mines in Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 8 October 2017.