|• Total||2,121.63 km2 (819.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||320/km2 (840/sq mi)|
|• Official||Hindi, Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Chatra subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Chatra district in the North Chotanagpur division in the state of Jharkhand, India.
Chatra was the "headquarters" of Ramgarh district in the 18th-19th century. The renowned reformer, Raja Rammohan Roy, was sheristadar in Ramgarh district, in 1804–05, and used to function from both Ramgarh and Chatra. Subsequently, Ramgarh district became part of North-western Frontier Agency and Hazaribagh district came up. Chatra became a subdivision of Hazaribagh district in 1914. It became a full-fledged district in 1991.
Chatra district has two subdivisions – (1) Chatra subdivision with Chatra, Shalighram Ramnarayanpur (Hunterganj), Itkhori, Pratappur, Kunda, Kanhachatti and Mayurhand CD blocks, and (2) Simaria subdivision with Simaria, Tandwa, Lawalong, Gidhour and Pathalgada block CD blocks.
The two subdivisions are as follows:
According to the 2011 Census of India data, Chatra subdivision, in Chatra district, had a total population of 685,694. There were 351,511 (51%) males and 334,183 (49%) females. Scheduled castes numbered 231,266 (33.73%) and scheduled tribes numbered 9,915 (1.45%). Literacy rate was 47.92% (for the total population).
See also – List of Jharkhand districts ranked by literacy rate
Police stations in Chatra subdivision were at:
Community development blocks in Chatra subdivision are:
|SC %||ST %||Literacy
In 2011, in Chatra subdivision out of a total 1,026 inhabited villages there were 252 villages with pre-primary schools, 833 villages with primary schools, 442 villages with middle schools, 70 villages with secondary schools, 34 villages with senior secondary schools, 3 locations with general degree colleges, 1 location with non-formal training centre, 2 locations with vocational training institutes, 191 villages with no educational facility.
.*Senior secondary schools are also known as Inter colleges in Jharkhand
The following institutions are located in Chatra subdivision:
(Information about degree colleges with proper reference may be added here)
In 2011, in Chatra subdivision there were 58 villages with primary health centres, 86 villages with primary health subcentres, 65 villages with maternity and child welfare centres, 35 villages with allopathic hospitals, 30 villages with dispensaries, 27 villages with veterinary hospitals, 38 villages with family welfare centres, 1 location with a nursing home, 70 villages with medicine shops.
.*Private medical practitioners, alternative medicine etc. not included
(Anybody having referenced information about location of government/ private medical facilities may please add it here)