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:
- Garhwa (Municipality)
- Manjhiaon (Municipality)
- Sinduria (Town Area)
Garhwa Nagar Parishad
|Date of Formation||2007|
|Chairman||Smt. Pinki Keshri|
|Vice Chairman||Shrimati Mira Pandey|
|No. of Wards||20|
|No. of Ward Members||20|
|Contact Address||Nagar Panchayat, Near Sahijana Road, Garhwa 822114|
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.
Population of ST Male & ST Female
|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|