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Census Town
Kedla is located in Jharkhand
Kedla is located in India
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
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

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


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.


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]


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


  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.