From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Parasnath railway station
Census Town
Isri is located in Jharkhand
Isri is located in India
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
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Isri is a census town in Dumri CD Block in Dumri sub-division of Giridih district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


Isri Bazar is the main market of the block and is situated on NH 02 (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 of 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 Commerce College, Dumri,
  • D.A.V. Central School, ISO 9001:2008, [1],
  • Central Academy,
  • P N D Jain High School - Isri Bazar, [2],
  • S.S.K.B. High School - Isri Bazar,
  • Bhagat school -Isri Bazar,
  • P.N. college, Dumri,
  • P N D Jain Middle School -Isri Bazar,
  • Concept Classes (Er. Vishal sir)-Burnwal market,Isri Chowk
  • STS Computer Pro Academy
  • Education point school - Isri Bazar
  • Creative coaching center - Isri Bazar
  • Sikkim manipal university
  • Tara Modern Public School
  • Sandeep Coaching Centre, Isri Bazar
  • Siksha Academy, Isribazar
  • Siksha classes ,bus stand, Isribazar


A number of festivals are celebrated including the following:

  • Diwali
  • Duragapuja
  • Holi
  • Eid
  • Bakrid
  • Muharram
  • Shivratri
  • Krishna janmastami
  • Eid miladun-nabi
  • Mahavir jayanti
  • Chhat puja


  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.