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Census Town
Gidi is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Gidi is located in India
Gidi (India)
Coordinates: 23°41′16″N 85°21′42″E / 23.68787°N 85.36176°E / 23.68787; 85.36176Coordinates: 23°41′16″N 85°21′42″E / 23.68787°N 85.36176°E / 23.68787; 85.36176
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribagh
 • Body Representative democracy
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,356
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 829108 (Gidi A)
829109 (Gidi C)
Telephone/ STD code 06545
Vehicle registration JH 02

Gidi is a census town in Dadi (community development block) of Hazaribagh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Police station[edit]

Gidi police station serves the Dadi CD Block.[1]


As per the 2011 Census of India Gidi had a total population of 13,356, of which 6,989 (52%) were males and 6,367 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,670. The total number of literates in Gidi was 9,496 (81.26% of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of the 2001 India census,[3] Gidi has a population of 13,659. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Gidi has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 59%. In Gidi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Gidi is in the North Karanpura Coalfield. There is a coal washery at Gidi. [4][5]

Projects in the Argada Area of Central Coalfields are: Gidi A O/C, Gidi C O/C, Religara O/C, U/G, Sirka O/C, Sirka U/G, Argada UG and Gidi Washery.[6]


The Kuju-Giddi Road links this area to Kuju on NH 20.[7]


DAV Public School, Gidi A, is an English medium coeducational school, following CBSE course. It was established in 2003.[8][9]


There is a Regional Hospital of Central Coalfields, with 31 beds, at Gidi.[10]


  1. ^ "Jharkhand Police". Contact Number. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Upcoming and existing washeries in India 2014". India Core. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "History of Coal Washing in India". Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "Central Coalfields Limited". Areas - Argada. CCL. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "DAV Public School, Gidi A". Public Infopath. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  9. ^ "DAV Public School, Gidi A". Apna School. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "Medical facilities in Coal India Ltd" (PDF). Central Coalfields. CIL. Retrieved 11 November 2017.