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- For the dog that appears in Hutch advertisements, see Cheeka (dog).
Cheeka is a town in Haryana. Located 30 Km from nearest city Kaithal, it is a business hub of Haryana.
As of 2001[update] India census, Cheeka had a population of 42126. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Cheeka has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 65% and female literacy of 53%. However increasing day by day as peoples are becoming more conscious about studies. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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's 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.
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. Cheeka's schools are providing quality education.
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
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.
- "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.
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