PurbiSinghbhum district is situated at the southeast corner of Jharkhand. It has been formed after isolating nine blocks from old Singhbhum on 16th January 1990. From the industrial growth and mining quarrying point of view this district has leading position in Jharkhand.
The total geographical area of district is about 3533 Sq. kms, which is about 2.03% of the whole state. About 53% of the total area of district is covered by residual mountains and hills consisting of granite, gneiss, schist. It is a part of Chhotanagpur plateau having forest coverage of 33% of the total area. The Dalma range extends from west to east covered by dense forest on the northern side. The Subernarekhariver flows from west to south-east direction. The district is rich in minerals and is found abundantly. Iron Ore, Copper, Uranium, Gold Kynite are the main minerals.
From the administrative point of view this district has been divided into two Sub-Division Dhalbhum and Ghatshila. The district consists of eleven blocks namely Golmuri-cum-Jugsalai(Jamshedpur), Potka, Patamda and Boram in Dhalbhum Sub-Division and Ghatshila, Musabani, Dumaria, Baharagora, Dhalbhumgarh, Chakulia and Gurabandha in Ghatshila Sub-Division.
There are 231 Panchayat and about 1810 revenue villages out of which 1669 Revenue Villages are inhabited and rest 141 Revenue villages are unhabitated. The Head Quarter of this district is Jamshedpur. The District has Total Population of 2291032 comprising Male Population 1175696 and Female Population 1115336 with the population density of 648 (persons per sq. Km.). The District has total Literacy of 76.13.
||Name of Candidate
||Mr Prabhat Kumar Singh
||Environment & Water Quality Specialist
||Mr. Prince Vishal Swadeshi
||Mr. Satyendra Mishra
||Community and Communication Development Specialist
||Mr. Rajeev Ranjan Kr Choubey