(Last Updated on : 02/02/2009)
In the huge continent of India, one finds no shortage of towns and also places. In the state of West Bengal also, several towns have developed by leaps and bounds. Kajora is significant amongst them. Kajora is the name of the census town that has been located in the district of Barddhaman. To be specific, Kajora falls under the Durgapur 'subdivision' The Ondal police station has been given the responsibility of looking after the administration.
Over the years, several demographers have conducted numerous surveys and research works in the region and thus infers important information about the Kajora town. One of the important documents that throw light on the town's demography is the Census report of India that has been published in the year 2001.
According to the report , the total population of Kajora has been enumerated to be 24,955. From it, one can also get to identity the status of males , females as well as children of Kajora and that too individually. For example, population of males constitutes of 55 percent of the total population. 45 percent is the female populace of Kajora. Literacy rate too acts as vital information about the Kajora town. In Kajora town, children below the six years of age comprises of 12 percent of the total population.
It has been noted that the average literacy rate is 54 percent, which is even lower than that of the entire nation. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. Out of the total population of Kajora , rate of male literacy is 62 percent and female literacy rate constitutes of 43 percent .
More information about Kajora too can be deciphered from the observations of experts.
Kajora is a region thronged with coalmines. One of the 'area headquarters of Eastern Coalfields Limited', which is subordinated to 'Coal India Limited', has also been built in Kajora.
Kajora is strategically located on Grand Trank road, better known as NH 2, thereby facilitating connectivity with other region . If any one wants to make avail to trains and flights , Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Andal Junction Railway Station are the ideal destination for them.
Besides, Kajora house educational institutes also. 6 primary, 1 secondary school and 1 'higher secondary school' have been built here.
To suffice the demands of tourists, quite a handful of places have been built in the region. Kumarmangalam Park, The Durgapur Barrage, Barakar Temples, Vishnu Temple, Chittaranjan and Kalyaneshwari Temple and many more are the places of interests. Being an integral part of the Barddhaman district it is evident that people residing in Kajora and its nearby make a visit to these places quite frequently.
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