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Census Town
Isri is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°59′N 86°02′E / 23.99°N 86.03°E / 23.99; 86.03Coordinates: 23°59′N 86°02′E / 23.99°N 86.03°E / 23.99; 86.03
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Giridih
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,749
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Isri is a census town in Dumri (community development block) of Giridih district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


Isri Bazar is the main market of the block and is situated on NH 2 (Grand Trunk Road). The railway station is called Parasnath on the Asansol-Gaya section of the Grand Chord. Parasnath Hills is well known for Jain temples.Parasnath is a major destination for Jain pillgrims.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Isri had a population of 8,796. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Isri has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 57%. In Isri, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

As per 2011 Census of India Isri had a population of 9,749. There were 5,088 males and 4,661 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 897 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 4.[2]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Isri was 6,872, out of which 3,794 were males and 3,078 were females.[2]


  • Jharkhand College, Dumri,
  • D.A.V. Central School, an Affiliated Senior Secondary School [1],
  • Central Academy,
  • The Higher Educations,[2]
  • P N D Jain High School - Isri Bazar.
  • S.S.K.B. High School - Isri Bazar,
  • Bhagat school -Isri Bazar,
  • P.N. college, Dumri,
  • P N D Jain Middle School -Isri Bazar,
  • STS Computer Pro Academy
  • Education point school - Isri Bazar
  • Creative coaching center - Isri Bazar
  • Sikkim manipal university
  • Tara Modern Public School


A number of festivals are celebrated including

  • Diwali,
  • Duragapuja,
  • Holi,
  • Eid,
  • Bakrid, and
  • Shivratri


  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 November 2015.