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About Dhamdha

Dhamdha is a small town in Durg district of Chhattisgarh in India. The ancient name of the city was Dharmadham. But this name kept on changing from Dharmdham to Dharmda, then Dhamda and finally Dhamdha over the period of time. Dhamdha which was once ruled by Gondwana dynasty today is an important religious, cultural and historical venue.

About Dhamdha
Temples in Dhamdha

Tourism in Dhamdha

Served as a seat of Gondwana dynasty attraction in the city is the old palatial building structure, which is known as Prachin Kila. It is an old palace. A famous mandir is also situated down this road. Tourists get well maintained boarding and lodging facilities in the town. They can also easily reach here by road from the nearest airport in Raipur or the nearest railway stations.

Geography of Dhamdha

Dhamdha city in Chhattisgarh is located at 21.45°N 81.32°E with an average elevation of 280 m. Among the total area of 1507.96 hectares, 1228.73 hectares are used for agriculture here. 330.00 hectares of the city are irrigated land area. The city is located 34 km north from Durg, district head quarters and is bounded by Berla Tehsil towards East, Bhilai Tehsil towards South, Durg Tehsil towards South and Saja Tehsil towards north. The nearby cities to Dhamdha are Bhilai, Bemetra, Birgaon and Durg-Bhilai Nagar. Nearby villages to Dhamdha include Rahatadah, Basni, Barhapur, Sonesarar and Biroda.

Demography of Dhamdha

Dhamdha is a town with small population, As per 2001 India census, the city had population of 8547 with 50% males and 50% females. 15% of the total population is children under six years of age. The report reveals that the number of girl child is more than the number of boys in the town of Dhamdha. Average population of Dhamdha city has received education. The average literacy rate of the town is 62%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Dhamdha has 72% male literacy and 51% female literacy.

Administration in Dhamdha

Dhamdha is a legislative assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh state. It is also a tehsil. Dhamdha is a nagar panchayats that has 15 wards. The elected members rule the panchayats and provide the basic amenities to the people like water, sewerage, roads etc.

Transportation in Dhamdha

Dhamdha is located along the Durg-Bemetara road and so it is easily accessible from Durg city by roads. The city is well connected with other nearby cities by roads. Government owned buses are available for local transportation. People also hire auto rickshaws or taxis for more comfortable journey. Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur, which is located 51.9 km away from Dhamdha, is the nearest airport to the city. Bilaspur Airport at a distance of 100.1 km and Gondia Airport at a distance of 108.4 km are also other nearby airports.Bhilai Pwr Hs, which is situated around 28 km away from Dhamdha, is the major nearest railway station to the city. Bhilainagar railway station, Durg railway station, Manwa railway station and Chaube railway station are also near to the city. All these stations are situated at a distance of less than 30 km from Dhamdha. So people can easily reach to the city from various parts of the state through railway.

Bank in Dhamdha

Even though Dhamdha is one of the tourist attractive spots in Chhattisgarh state, it is not developed in every area. The city still doesn’t have big shopping complexes or malls. As the people here mainly depend on agriculture for earning, their income is also not much attractive. That is why itself only a few banks have branches in the city. Some of the banks that are functioning in Dhamdha are listed here.

Bank of India (BOI)
Branch name: Dhamdha
IFSC Code: BKID0009301
MICR Code: 491013331
Branch Code: 009301
Address: Dhamdha Bemerata road,
Main road, Dhamdha, Durg,
Chhattisgarh, 491331
Email ID: Dhamdha.Raipur@bankofindia.co.in

State Bank of India (SBI)
Branch name: Dhamdha
IFSC Code: SBIN0010835
MICR Code: 491002031
Branch Code: 010835
Address: Opposite PWD Rest House,
Bemetra road, Dhamdha, Durg,
Chhattisgarh, 491331
Phone number: 9993434709

Bank of Maharashtra
Branch name: Dhamdha
IFSC Code: MAHB0001658
MICR Code: 491014199
Branch Code: 001658
Address: Near Civil Lines, Ward No .1, Gandai Road, Dhamdha, Durg, Chhattisgarh, 491331
Phone number: 9425855422

Dhamdha, one of the ancient and historical city of Chhattisgarh, is a must visited place. So if you ever plan to visit Chhattisgarh, please find a day to spend in this small but beautiful city.

Dhamdha at a glance

Country: India
State: Chhattisgarh
District: Durg
Tehsil name: Dhamdha
Language: Chhattisgarh, Hindi and Urdu
Elevation/Altitude: 312 meters
Pin Code: 491331
Telephone Code: 07821
Police station Dhamdha: 7821 234221, 94791-92042
Community Health Center: 9424138597, 7821 234269


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