Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)

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Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)
জেমারি - জে কে নগর টাউনশিপ
Neighborhood in Asansol
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) is located in West Bengal
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) is located in India
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°39′26″N 87°04′01″E / 23.65727°N 87.066829°E / 23.65727; 87.066829Coordinates: 23°39′26″N 87°04′01″E / 23.65727°N 87.066829°E / 23.65727; 87.066829
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,179
Demonym(s) Asansolians / Asansolites/ Asansolbashi
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB

Jemari is the south-eastern neighborhood in Asansol. As per 2011 census it is a census town in Raniganj CD Block and is served by Asansol North police station in Asansol Sadar subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


J.K.Nagar Township is located at 23°39′26″N 87°04′01″E / 23.65727°N 87.066829°E / 23.65727; 87.066829.

Asansol is composed of undulating latterite soil. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) had a total population of 13,179 of which 7,026 (53%) were males and 6,153 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,660. The total number of literates in Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) was 8,464 (73.48% of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) had a population of 14,087. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 51%. In Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Collieries in the Satgram Area of Eastern Coalfields are: Kalidaspur, J.K.Nagar, Satgram, Ratibati, Chapui Khas, Mithapur, Nimcha, Jemehari, Pure Searsole, Tirath, Kuardih, Ardragram OCP and Seetaldasji OCP.[4]


Jemari (JK Nagar Township) has six primary and one higher secondary schools.[5]


  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali), Vol I, pp 14-15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 February 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. ^ "Coalmining impact on the Environment" (PDF). Chapter V: Table 5.2. shodganga.infibnet. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  5. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003