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Dhamtari District index

Official Website : http://dhamtari.gov.in

Headquarters : Dhamtari
State : Chhattisgarh

Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
Total : 4084
Rural : 3985.51
Urban : 98.49

Population (Census 2011)
Population : 799781
Rural : 650586
Urban : 149195
Male : 397897
Female : 401884
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) : 1010
Density (Total, Persons per sq km) : 196

Official language : Chhattisgarhi, Hindi

Helplines :
Child Helpline 1098
Disaster Management 011-1070
Electricity 1912
Health 108
National consumer helpline 1800114000
Crime Stopper/Anti terror – India 1090
Rescue and relief 1070
Women Helpline 1091
IRCTC 1800111139
IMD Weather on Web 18001801717
Indian Speed Post 1800119888

Population (Census 2010) :
The current world population is 7.6 billion (As of 1st July 2018)

Click on the following link to download district statistics as per NITI Ayog website
http://niti.gov.in/file/557/download?token=YKAfhXFI

Brief About Dhamtari District
Dhamtari is abbreviated from "Dhamma"+"Tarai" District is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. This District is situated between 20042' N Latitude and 81o33' Longtitude. Dhamtari district is officially formed on 6th July 1998 dividing the Raipur district currently the capital of Chhattisgarh along with Mahasamund . As a result the boundaries of the Raipur district is converted into the districts e.g Raipur, Mahasamund and Dhamtari. Dhamtari, Kurud and Nagari are included in Dhamtari district as Tehsils and Dhamtari, Kurud, Nagari and Magarlod are included as blocks. The district headquarter is itself Dhamtari. The total area of the district is 2029 Sq.Km. and 305 Meter above the sea.The District is surrounded by District Raipur in North & South, part of Orissa state in East & West.Mahanadi is the principal river of this district and Mahanadi is so far named as Kankannadi, Chitrotpala, Neelotpala, Mandvahini, Jairath etc.

Its tributaries being Sendur, Pairy, Sondur, Joan, Kharun and Shivnath. The fertility of lands of Dhamtari district can be attributed to the presence of these rivers. The chief crop of this region is Paddy. Mahanadi one of the major river in central India originates in the hills of Sihawa flows in the direction of East into the Bay of Bengal.

Dhamtari district falls between two Lok Sabha Constituencies (Kanker and Mahasamund) and three Assembly constituencies ( Dhamtari, Kurud, Sihawa).The national highway No. 43 Raipur – Vijaynagaram (Andhra Pradesh) passes through Dhamtari. Raipur is 78 Km. from Dhamtari.

Unique features of Dhamtari is the total number of Rice Mills that is more than 106.

Unique features of Dhamtari is the total number of Rice Mills that is more than 106. DETAILED PHYSICAL In the east, Satpura range is located. It is popularly known as Sihawa pahad. In west lies district of Kanker. In North lies Raipur, the heart and capital city of Chhattisgarh. Southwards lies the boundary of Orrisa state. Ravishankar Sagar dam that irrigates almost 57000 Hectare of land and also acts as a main supply unit of safe drinking water resource for state capital Raipur as well as supply to Bhilai Steel Plant lies at almost 11 Km from the District capital . Work of 10 MW hydro-electric power plant is progressing and is likely to be completed very soon.

 
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