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The newly created Khunti district, earlier a sub-division of Ranchi district was carved out of Ranchi district and created on 12.9.07 as the 23 rd district of Jharkhand. Part of the South Chotanapur Commissionary, Khunti is a very new district. Established on 12th September 2007, Khunti is a district with 6 Blocks, and is 40 Km. South of the state capital, Ranchi.


District Map

Organization Chart

A village of Khunti district, called Ulihatu, is the birth place of the “Dharti Aaba” of Jharkhand Bhagwan Birsa Munda. The population is predominantly tribal with agriculture as the main occupation. Surrounded by lush green forests and valley, the life of people in the villages is pleasant and cultural traditions, respect espect and dignity is ingrained in the culture here. The folklore and songs reflect a deep sense of cultural heritage. Khunti is famous for producing National and International level of Hockey Players.

The following table gives an overview of the number of blocks, panchayats and Village inhabited as well as uninhabited.

Table 1.1:

 

Block

Panchayat

Villages

Inhabited

uninhabited

Total

 

Rania

7

66

1

67

Murhu

16

141

0

141

Torpa

16

95

0

95

Karra

19

178

0

178

Khunti

12

158

1

159

Arki

16

127

1

128

 

86

765

3

768

Population Data–

According to 2011 Census the total population of the district is 5.298 Lakhs. Out of which 2.65 Lakh is Male and 2.64 Lakh female population. The Rural Population is 529882 and Urban Population is 36329, The sex ratio is 994 female per thousand Male.

Total Population Block Wise

Table :- Total Population – Block wise (According to 2011 Census)

Name of District

Total Population

Male

Female

Total Revenue Villages

Total Panchyats

1

2

3

4

7

8

Khunti

529882

265521

264360

768

86

Total Population – Block wise (According to 2011 Census)

Karra

109526

54891

54635

178

19

Torpa

93705

46741

46963

95

16

Rania

39481

19609

19872

67

7

Murhu

84908

42697

42211

141

16

Khunti

87681

43753

43928

159

12

Arki

78252

39330

38922

128

16

Total:-

493553

247021

246531

768

86

Total Population Urban Area

NAC Khunti

36329

18500

17829

16 Ward

BPL & House Hold Block wise

Sl. No.Block

House Hold

BPL

1

2

3

4

1

Karra

21463

12483

2

Torpa

17243

6956

3

Rania

7828

4367

4

Murhu

16020

8499

5

Khunti

24408

8772

6

Arki

16595

6092

Total:-

103557

41077

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