Pandu block

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Pandu
पांडु
Block
Nickname(s): पांडु
Pandu is located in Jharkhand
Pandu
Pandu
Location in jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°19′N 83°58′E / 24.32°N 83.96°E / 24.32; 83.96Coordinates: 24°19′N 83°58′E / 24.32°N 83.96°E / 24.32; 83.96
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Palamu
Block Pandu
Government
 • MLA Ramachandra Chandravansi
Bharatiya Janata Party
Population (2001)
 • Total 74,464
Languages
 • Official Magahi, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 822124
Website palamu.nic.in/pandu.html

Pandu block is one of the administrative blocks of Palamu district, Jharkhand state, India. According to census (2001), the block has a population of 74,464. The block has 71 villages. It is named for Pandu.

It is reach of natural and Religious resources.
Major festivals includes Dussehra, Muharram, Dipawali, Holi, Id etc.
Major tourist Attractions :

  • Vaishnav Math, Dhachabar
  • Bakash Baba Place
  • Devi Dham, Hisra
  • Shiv Temple Hisra/Musikhap [on Hill]
  • Tisibar Dham
  • Khaira baba [religious place for both Hindu/Muslim on Spectacular mount Khaira, part of Kaimur Range]
Name of Panchayat No of Village Population
Lumba Satbahini 6 5238
Lahar Banjari 3 5598
Murma Kala 3 5415
Murma Khurd 4 4569
Tisibar Kala 5 5055
Dala Kala 7 4783
Fuliya 11 4376
Kutmu 1 5994
Pandu 4 5834
Mahugawan 6 5513
Sildili 7 5349
Musikhap 5 5191
Kajru Kala 3 5304
Ratnag 6 6269

Now one more Block, Untari Road has been created from Pandu Block.

There is one Government Hospital, and many Registered Pvt Clinics.

One Branch of Vananchal Gramin bank is taking care of financial needs for the People of this reason.

There exists following facilities in Block Headquarter Pandu:

  • BSNL Telephone exchange (Burnt by Maoists several years ago)
  • Post Office
  • Police Station
  • Kalyan High School(Govt)
  • Kasturba Gandhi Girls High School (Govt Residential)
  • Priyadarshini Indira Gandhi Girls High School (Govt. Aided)
  • Government Middle School
  • Girls Middle School(Govt.)
  • Gyan Jyoti Public School
  • SS Public School
  • Gyan Niketan Public School
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir(school)
  • One PYKKA center is functiong under able leadership of Ktidashree Sanjay Pandey

Pandu is well connected throu Bus from Garhwa, Daltonganj and Rehla.

Nearest Railway station is Untari Road - 12 km, Garwa Road - 15 km, Garhwa - 22 km, DaltonGanj 30 km (Ariel distance)

Nearest Airport is - Ranchi - 180 km, Patna - 187 km, Varanasi- 150 km

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