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Neighbourhood in Dhanbad
Chhotaputki is located in Jharkhand
Chhotaputki is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°22′E / 23.77°N 86.36°E / 23.77; 86.36Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°22′E / 23.77°N 86.36°E / 23.77; 86.36
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,693
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Chhotaputki is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.


The earlier census town was combined with other urban units to form Dhanbad Municipal Corporation in 2006.[1][2]

Chhotaputki is part of Ward No. 9 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.[3]

Adjacent to Chhotaputki is Badaputki. On a whole these two makes it a live suburb named Putki. Majority of the residents here are from Choudhary, Ojha and Mahto community. The zip code of Putki is 828116


As of 2001 India census,[4] Chhotaputki had a population of 6,693. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Chhotaputki has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 63% and female literacy of 42%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Collieries functioning in the P.B.Project Area of BCCL are: Balihari K.B., Balihari S.B., P.B.Project, Gopalichak, Pootkee, Bhagaband and Gopalichak 5/6.[5]

Production in Putkee Colliery was stopped in 2006 and only pumping is being done to reduce the load in the neighbouring mine.[6]


It a suburb through which NH 18 (old no NH-32) passes.[7]


  1. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". DMC. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dhanbad Dsitrict Map". Physical Map of Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". प्रादेशिक निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों की सूची (in Hindi). Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Dhanbad - Coal Capital of India". List of Coal Mines in Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "Bharat Coking Coal Limited". PB Area. BCCL. Retrieved 25 October 2017. 
  7. ^ Google maps