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Nagar Parishad/Panchayat (Urban Local Body)

A nagar palika or nagar panchayat is a form of an urban political unit in India comparable to a municipality.

An urban centre with more than 30,000 and less than 100,000 inhabitants is classified as a nagar panchayat.

However, there are some exceptions. All the previous town area committees (urban centres with a total population of more than 5,000 and less than 20,000) are reclassified as nagar panchayat.

Nagar panchayats have a chairman with ward members. It consists of a minimum of ten elected ward members and three nominated members.

In Garhwa district, there are three Urban Local Bodies and they are:

  1. Garhwa (Municipality)
  2. Manjhiaon (Municipality)
  3. Sinduria (Town Area)

Garhwa Nagar Parishad

Date of Formation

2007

Chairman

Smt. Pinki Keshri

Vice Chairman

Shri Anil Kumar Pandey

Total Population

46059

Male Population

24342

Female Population

21717

Sex Ratio

--

No. of Wards

20

No. of Ward Members

20

Contact Address

Nagar Panchayat, Near Sahijana Road, Garhwa 822114

Schemes

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About the Nagar Parishad Garhwa, it's History and its establishment

Garhwa city was established on 14 June 1957 as notified area. After 15 years, on 15 August 1972, on Rajat Jayanti of Independence day (25th Anniversary) the notified area committee has been promoted to Muncipality Garhwa. Further as per the 74 amendment, any local body area having population less than forty thousand has to be declared Nagar Panchayat so in 2007 Municipality Garhwa was renamed and declared as Nagar Panchayat Garhwa. Now in 03/02/2016 by letter Urban Development Department Jharkhand Ranchi declared Nagar Panchayat Garhwa to Nagar Parishad Garhwa. In 2008 Nagar Parishad 1st election was completed in which 1 Chairman Smt. Anita Dutta, I Vice Chairman Shri Alakhnath Pandey and 20 Ward Parishad has been chosen by direct election from electoral wards. Then after 2nd election was completed in 2013 where I Chairman Smt. Pinky Keshri, I Vice Chairman Shri Anil Kumar Pandey including 20 Ward Parishad has been selected by direct election from electoral wards in the Nagar Parishad for 5 years. There are seats reserved for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward classes and women. Presently Shri Hari Shankar Barik (Jharkhand Administrative Services) is the Executive Officer of Nagar Parishad Garhwa. He has also the charge of Circle Officer (C.O) of Garhwa Block.

The area covered under Nagar Parishad Garhwa includes eight place i.e (!) Garhwa (2) Dipuwan (3) Nagwan (4) Sonpurwa (5) Unchari (6) Sahijina (7) Piprakalan and (8) Tandwa. The population of the Nagar Parishad Garhwa has recorded 46,059 as per census 2011. Out of which 24,342 are Males and 21,717 are Females. The Scheduled Caste Population from census 2011 has recorded 5740 in which 3079 are male and 2661 are females. In Nagar Parishad Garhwa the Scheduled Tribe Population are 1204 in which 634 are male and 570 are female. The total house hold at Nagar Parishad Garhwa has been recorded 8635 according to census 2011. The area of Nagar Parishad Garhwa has been recorded 12.46 sq. KM as per census 2011.

Name of Wards
No of House Hold
Total Population
Total Male
Total Female
Population SC
Male SC
Female SC
Population ST
Male ST
Female ST

Ward no 1

494

2612

1364

1248

323

169

154

3

1

2

Ward no 2

364

2172

1193

979

12

9

3

2

1

1

Ward no 3

491

2681

1384

1297

610

307

303

0

0

0

Ward no 4

465

2210

1150

1060

376

213

163

6

3

3

Ward no 5

407

2038

1049

989

113

59

54

12

5

7

Ward no 6

576

2869

1530

1339

664

353

311

27

13

14

Ward no 7

539

2982

1743

1239

316

208

108

173

109

64

Ward no 8

634

3172

1663

1509

24

13

11

134

61

73

Ward no 9

582

1817

1500

1317

444

247

197

7

2

5

Ward no 10

336

1964

1027

937

4

2

2

0

0

0

Ward no 11

343

1785

951

834

320

179

141

0

0

0

Ward no 12

321

1696

884

812

8

2

6

17

10

7

Ward no 13

321

1890

982

908

28

15

13

0

0

0

Ward no 14

407

2274

1199

1075

17

9

8

287

152

135

Ward no 15

506

2742

1411

1331

569

306

263

75

34

41

Ward no 16

360

2076

1095

981

125

70

55

448

236

212

Ward no 17

340

1848

964

884

356

187

169

2

1

1

Ward no 18

323

1890

984

906

437

218

219

0

0

0

Ward no 19

344

1899

976

923

300

152

148

0

0

0

Ward no 20

482

2442

1293

1149

694

361

333

11

6

5

Total

8635

46059

24342

21717

5740

3079

2661

1204

634

570

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Manjhiaon Nagar Panchayat

Date of Formation

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Total Population

Male Population

Female Population

Sex Ratio

No. of Wards

No. of Ward Members

Contact Address

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