Kedla

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Kedla
Census Town
Kedla is located in Jharkhand
Kedla
Kedla
Kedla is located in India
Kedla
Kedla
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°47′N 85°35′E / 23.79°N 85.59°E / 23.79; 85.59Coordinates: 23°47′N 85°35′E / 23.79°N 85.59°E / 23.79; 85.59
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ramgarh district
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,054
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Website ramgarh.nic.in

Kedla is a census town in Mandu (community development block) of Ramgarh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kedla had a population of 16,054. There were 8,492 males and 7,562 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,678 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 3,412.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kedla had a population of 10,588. Males constitute 65% of the population and females 35%. Kedla has an average literacy rate of 25%, much lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 32%, and female literacy is 21%. In Kedla, 45% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kedla is one of the pristine locals in the entire Coal Mining Belt of Central Coal Fields Limited. Kedla is a centre of connectivity for native tribals and migrant workers from all across Bihar, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal.

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kedla was 10,741 out of which 6,314 were males and 4,427 were females,[1]

Economy[edit]

Kedla Open Cast Project, Kedla Underground Project and Kedla Coal Washery of Central Coalfields Limited are operational at Kedla.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Mining Industry Focus". Ibis. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Kedla Coal Washery Project". Process Register. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "CCL Hazaribagh area Charhi" (PDF). District administration. Retrieved 15 November 2015.