(Last Updated on : 25-06-2014)
In the vast continent of India one finds no dearth of cities and towns that have developed here by leaps and bounds. One such town is Kirandul. It is a city and it is located in the district of Dantewada of Chhattisgarh state. It lies at a distance of 35 km south of Dantewada.
A municipality has been set up in order to supervise the administration of Kirandul.
Over the years a multitude of demographers have conducted surveys and research works, which throw some light on the demographical scenario of Kirandul. In this regard , the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001 is significant. According to this report, the total population of Kirandul has been enumerated to be 19,053. Not only that, one can also get to identify the status of males and females. Out of it , male populace constitutes 52 . The population of females is only 48 percent. As far as the children of Kirandul are concerned, 11% of the population is below six years of age.
The literacy rate of Kirandul too portrays information about the town as well. It is interesting to note that the average literacy rate of Kirandul constitutes 72 %, which is even higher than 59.5 %, the average literacy rate of India. Similar to the population scene, the rate of male literacy is more than that of females. To be specific, 80 % is the male literacy rate of Kirandul, which the female literacy rate is 64 % only.
Industrial growth has occurred thereby making the Kirandul town quite prosper and thriving. From Kirandul if one desires one can reach Kailash Nagar via 12 kms ghat road
Kailash Nagar is a famous 'hilltop settlement' of Bailadila range.
To facilitate accessibility, Kirandul is well connected by rails and airports. Airport at Raipur lie in vicinity. Kirandul Railway Station is a terminal station on the railroad line from Topokal.