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Census Town
Panchet is located in Jharkhand
Panchet is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°41′N 86°46′E / 23.69°N 86.76°E / 23.69; 86.76Coordinates: 23°41′N 86°46′E / 23.69°N 86.76°E / 23.69; 86.76
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,296
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa

Panchet is a census town in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As per 2011 Census of India Panchet had a population of 7,296, of which 3,821 were males and 3,475 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 4,083 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 686.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Panchet had a population of 8,353. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Panchet has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 56%. In Panchet, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Panchet was 5,013 out of which 2,921 were males and 2,092 were females.[1]


Panchet Dam across the Damodar River is located at Panchet.[3]


  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 21 December 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. ^ "Panchet Dam". india9. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 

External links[edit]

Garh Panchakot travel guide from Wikivoyage