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Mugma Railway Station nameplate
Mugma Railway Station nameplate
Mugma is located in Jharkhand
Mugma is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°44′E / 23.77°N 86.73°E / 23.77; 86.73Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°44′E / 23.77°N 86.73°E / 23.77; 86.73
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,978
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa

Mugma is a village in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


Khudia River towards Mugma Railway Station, Dhanbad

Mugma is located at 23°46′N 86°44′E / 23.77°N 86.73°E / 23.77; 86.73.[1] It has an average elevation of 132 metres (433 feet).


As per 2011 Census of India, Mugma had a population of 4,277, of which 2,238 were males and 2,039 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 622 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 362.[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Mugma had a population of 2,978. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Mugma has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 39%. In Mugma, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Mugma Railway Station platform

As of 2011 census, the total number of literates in Mugma was 2,616 out of which 1,574 were males and 1,042 were females.[2]


Major Schools: De Nobili School, Mugma


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mugma
  2. ^ 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 21 December 2015. 
  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.