Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat

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 (Nagar Parishad)
  2. Manjhiaon (Municipality)
  3. Nagar Untari (Municipality)

Garhwa Nagar Parishad

Date of Formation 2007
Chairman Smt. Pinki Keshri
Vice Chairman Shrimati Mira 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

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
Total 8635 46059 24342 21717 5740 3079 2661 1204 634 570