Cheeka

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Cheeka
city (MC)
Cheeka is located in Haryana
Cheeka
Cheeka
Location in Haryana, India
Cheeka is located in India
Cheeka
Cheeka
Cheeka (India)
Coordinates: 30°02′52″N 76°20′02″E / 30.04770°N 76.33395°E / 30.04770; 76.33395Coordinates: 30°02′52″N 76°20′02″E / 30.04770°N 76.33395°E / 30.04770; 76.33395
Country  India
State Haryana
District Kaithal
Government
 • Body Municipal Committee
Population (2011)
 • Total 38,952
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 136034
Telephone code 01743
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR-09
Website haryana.gov.in

Cheeka is a town in Haryana, India. Located 30 km from nearest city Kaithal, it is a business hub of Haryana.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Cheeka had a population of 50000. Males constitute 20,610 of the population and females 18,342. Cheeka has an average literacy rate of 75.18%, lower than the national average of 75.55%; with male literacy of 81.87% and female literacy of 67.75%. However increasing day by day as peoples are becoming more conscious about studies. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Background[edit]

Cheeka is a big hub of businesses like rice mills and marble shops.Known as the marble city of Haryana, around 60 marble shops ply in the city. Cheeka grain market is one of the busiest markets of Haryana. A supermarket is there to serve the local residents as well as the people of nearby areas.

Education[edit]

The people of Cheeka have witnessed great changes in education in Cheeka over the years. There was a time when only Government schools were there to serve students of Cheeka. Now a lot of private schools have emerged in Cheeka. Unlike a decade ago, now parents are not worried about the education of their children.[citation needed] But still there is lack of teachers in science area.[citation needed] For higher education, DAV College and a government ITI are there to serve aspiring students. However students still prefer to approach nearby cities for higher education as Cheeka lacks centers of higher education.

However Cheeka has also produced IAS and IPS officers. A lot of students from Cheeka have qualified the prestigious exams like SEBI, JEE and AIPMT.

Schools: GGSS School, GBSS School, DAV Sr Sec Public School, AV Vidyamandir Public School, Kohinoor International Academy, KS Grewal Sr Sec Public School, Mother's Pride Public School, Xavier's International School, SD School, Gyan Deep School, Green Fields Public School, Adarsh Niketan Public School

Medical facilities[edit]

To serve the patients, many government and private hospitals ply in the city. Cheeka has a lot of medical facilities. But it lacks higher facilities such as a cardiac hospital, cancer hospital, etc. People have to approach cities like Kaithal and Patiala for higher medical facilities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.