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Gadchiroli: Naxalites and Reporter come face to face in an exclusive report
Gadchiroli: Naxalites and Reporter come face to face in an exclusive report
Published: 2016/08/21
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Uncovered Gadchiroli | Gadchiroli | Gadchiroli Maharashtra | Gadchiroli Police | Gadchiroli Naxsal
Published: 2016/02/20
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Janadesh: Elections issues in Maharashtra
Janadesh: Elections issues in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district
Published: 2014/04/04
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Gadchiroli
Published: 2016/05/17
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Gadchiroli forest Nature.mp4
Published: 2012/10/03
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Gadchiroli
Published: 2016/05/03
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IBN Lokmat Special Show on Dinosaur fossils found in Gadchiroli
IBN Lokmat Special Show on Dinosaur fossils found in Gadchiroli
Published: 2015/04/16
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JM Special on Naxalite attack in Gadchiroli |
JM Special on Naxalite attack in Gadchiroli | 'नक्षल'गड
Published: 2016/12/27
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Gadchiroli Bridge innogration
Gadchiroli Bridge innogration
Published: 2016/12/29
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Maoists Fire Attack On 50 Trucks In Gadchiroli Against Mining | Maharashtra | HMTV
Maoists Fire Attack On 50 Trucks In Gadchiroli Against Mining | Maharashtra | HMTV
Published: 2016/12/24
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BSC Collage Gadchiroli
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Gadchiroli landmine blast by Maoists, On Spot Visuals-TV9
Gadchiroli landmine blast by Maoists, On Spot Visuals-TV9
Published: 2017/05/04
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Grandeur of Markanda Temple, Gadchiroli (Pt - 1)
Grandeur of Markanda Temple, Gadchiroli (Pt - 1)
Published: 2014/01/23
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Published: 2016/01/28
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Tobacco addiction in 5 yr old child in Gadchiroli district.
Tobacco addiction in 5 yr old child in Gadchiroli district.
Published: 2015/12/01
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Zee24Taas : Vaghla from Gadchiroli district
Zee24Taas : Vaghla from Gadchiroli district
Published: 2013/09/26
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Ground reporting from the Naxalite
Ground reporting from the Naxalite's area forest of Gadchiroli
Published: 2016/08/18
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Published: 2016/09/05
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Baba jilani sarkar Gadchiroli
Baba jilani sarkar Gadchiroli
Published: 2015/08/16
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Tiger At Kondhala Armori,Gadchiroli
Tiger At Kondhala Armori,Gadchiroli
Published: 2017/05/25
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Travel Video - Gadchiroli (Sam Kolder Inspired) #Explore- Shot on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Travel Video - Gadchiroli (Sam Kolder Inspired) #Explore- Shot on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Published: 2017/06/19
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Maoists attack in Maharashtra
Maoists attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district kills seven cops
Published: 2014/05/11
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Ganpati visarjan gadchiroli 2016
Ganpati visarjan gadchiroli 2016
Published: 2016/09/17
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How holi celebrated in GADCHIROLI district
Published: 2017/03/28
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9X Jhakaas | Chochya | Gadchiroli | Prakash Baba Amte | Maharashtra
9X Jhakaas | Chochya | Gadchiroli | Prakash Baba Amte | Maharashtra
Published: 2016/09/29
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Gadchiroli district
Gadchiroli district
Published: 2016/08/16
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Gadchiroli naxalism
Gadchiroli naxalism
Published: 2015/01/07
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Gadchiroli District medical hospital samyya
Published: 2016/06/13
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3 Maoists Killed In Encounter In Maharashtra
3 Maoists Killed In Encounter In Maharashtra'S Gadchiroli district
Published: 2016/06/19
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A Madia Tribe of Gadchiroli district - Maharashtra India
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Published: 2017/03/16
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Published: 2016/08/31
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CM Devendra fadnavis visit naxal affected Burgi in Etapalli,Gadchiroli
CM Devendra fadnavis visit naxal affected Burgi in Etapalli,Gadchiroli
Published: 2016/02/26
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Gadchiroli me Tabadla Karne Ki Mang-VIDARBHA NEWS
Gadchiroli me Tabadla Karne Ki Mang-VIDARBHA NEWS
Published: 2017/08/16
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Gadchiroli : Police women against Naxalist
Gadchiroli : Police women against Naxalist
Published: 2014/03/09
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Earthquake in Gondia, Bhandara and Gadchiroli Districts
Earthquake in Gondia, Bhandara and Gadchiroli Districts
Published: 2015/07/24
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Maoists
Maoists' attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district kills seven cops
Published: 2014/05/11
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Majha Mat, Majha Sarkar : Gadchiroli
Majha Mat, Majha Sarkar : Gadchiroli
Published: 2014/03/21
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ABVP gadchiroli district
ABVP gadchiroli district
Published: 2017/01/15
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D.j M.j from Gadchiroli , Chandrapur road roadshow
D.j M.j from Gadchiroli , Chandrapur road roadshow
Published: 2017/09/02
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Gaon Tithe Majha 7pm   Gadchiroli:Armori: tiger alert  2209
Gaon Tithe Majha 7pm Gadchiroli:Armori: tiger alert 2209
Published: 2016/09/22
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Seven policemen killed in Gadchiroli Naxal attack
Seven policemen killed in Gadchiroli Naxal attack
Published: 2014/05/11
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Published: 2017/02/02
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MARRIAGE ADIVASI DANCE IN GADCHIROLI DISTRICT
MARRIAGE ADIVASI DANCE IN GADCHIROLI DISTRICT
Published: 2017/07/04
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Gadchiroli, Naranpur Naxal Camp Busted,Arms Seized
Gadchiroli, Naranpur Naxal Camp Busted,Arms Seized
Published: 2017/08/14
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Published: 2016/12/22
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[Watch]  Adivasi Rela Dance in Gadchiroli
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Published: 2017/11/14
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Six Naxals killed in Maharashtra
Six Naxals killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district:20/01/13 - Studio N
Published: 2013/01/20
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Gadchiroli district
गडचिरोली जिल्हा
District of Maharashtra
Location of Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra
Location of Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra
Country India
State Maharashtra
Administrative division Nagpur Division
Headquarters Gadchiroli
Tehsils
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 1. Gadchiroli-Chimur (shared with Chandrapur district) (Based on Election Commission website)
Area
 • Total 14,412 km2 (5,565 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,70,294
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban 6.93%
Demographics
 • Literacy 60.1%
 • Sex ratio 976
Major highways NH-16
Average annual precipitation 1,704 mm
Website Official website

Gadchiroli district is an administrative district in Maharashtra, India. The town of Gadchiroli is the administrative headquarters of the district.

Gadchiroli District is situated in the southeastern corner of Maharashtra, and is bounded by Chandrapur District to the west, Gondia District to the north, Chhattisgarh state to the east, and Telangana state to the south and southwest. Gadchiroli District was created on 26 August 1982 by the separation of Gadchiroli and Sironcha tehsils from Chandrapur District. As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Maharashtra (out of 39), after Sindhudurg.[1]

The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.[2]

Geography[edit]

The main river basin of the district is the Godavari, which flows west to east and forms the southern boundary of the district. The major tributaries of the Godavari are the Indravati and the Pranhita, which is in turn formed by the confluence of the Wainganga and the Wardha near Chaprala village of Chamorshi Taluka.

Dhanora, Etapalli, Aheri and Sironcha talukas in the eastern part of the district are covered by forest. Hills are found in Bhamragad, Tipagad, Palasgad and Surjagad area. The eastern part of Gadchiroli is mainly hilly area.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into three sub-divisions, Gadchiroli, Aheri and Desaiganj which are further divided into 12 talukas. Each sub-division has four talukas. Gadchiroli sub-division consists Gadchiroli, Dhanora, Chamorshi and Mulchera talukas, Aheri sub-division consists Aheri, Sironcha, Etapalli and Bhamragad talukas and Desaiganj (Wadsa) sub-division consists Wadsa, Armori, Kurkheda and Korchi talukas. There are 467 Gram Panchayats and 1688 Revenue Villages. The district has 12 Panchayat Samitis. Only two municipalities, Gadchiroli and Wadsa (Desaiganj) exist in the district.

Presently, after the delimitation of the constituencies in 2008, the district has three Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies, Gadchiroli, Armori and Aheri. All of these are part of the newly carved Gadchiroli-Chimur Lok Sabha constituency.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Gadchiroli district has a population of 1,071,795,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus[4] or the US state of Rhode Island.[5] This gives it a ranking of 424th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 74 inhabitants per square kilometre (190/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 10.46%.[1] Gadchiroli has a sex ratio of 975 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 70.55%.[1]

Scheduled caste and scheduled tribe population in the district is 1,08,824 and 3,71,696. The tribal community population that resides in the district is 38.3%.[6] Seven languages are spoken in the district, namely, Gondi, Madiya, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Bengali, Chhattisgarhi.

Economy[edit]

The district is categoried as a tribal and undeveloped district and most of the land is covered with forest and hills. Forests cover more than 79.36% of the geographical area of the district. This district is famous for bamboo and Tendu leaves. Paddy is the main agricultural product of the district. The agriculture products of the district are sorghum, Linseed, pigeonpea (Tur), and wheat. The Main profession of the people is farming.

There is no large scale Industry in the district except the paper mill at Ashti in Chamorshi Taluka, and the paper pulp factory at Desaiganj. There are many rice mills in the district. The Tussar silk worm centre is in Armori Taluka. Only, 18.5 kilometers of railway lines pass through the district.

The district is well known for Naxalite activities; Naxalites from the People's Liberation Guerrilla Army have taken shelter in the dense forests and hills of this district.

In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Gadchiroli one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[7] It is one of the twelve districts in Maharashtra currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[7]

Health and Education[edit]

The Lok Biradari Prakalpa (LBP) situated at Hemalkasa in the Bhamragad taluka is one of the major institutions offering healthcare and education services to the local Madia - Gond tribals. LBP was envisioned by the great Gandhian, late Dr. Murlidhar Devidas Amte, fondly called as Baba Amte. His family consisting of Dr. Prakash Amte, Dr. Mandakini Amte and their children currently work at the LBP.[8]

The government has recently established Gondwana University in Gadhchiroli district.[9]

High Schools[edit]

  • Shriniwas High School Ankisa
  • Dharmarao High School Sironcha
  • Republic English Medium School, Aheri
  • School Of Scholars, Gadchiroli
  • Rampuri Primary School
  • Shri. Shivaji High School, Gadchiroli
  • Z.P. High School, Gadchiroli
  • Carmel High School, Gadchiroli
  • Platinum Jubilee High School
  • Vasant Vidyalaya high School
  • Rani Durgavati High School & Junior College
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Jr. College, Sundernagar
  • Indira Gandhi Memoriyal High School & Junior college SUBHASHGRAM

Junior colleges[edit]

  • Platinum Juiblee School & Jr. college
  • Shriniwas Junior college Ankisa
  • Z. P. Junior College of Science Sironcha
  • Shivaji Junior Science College
  • Govt ITI complex Gadchiroli

school of scholars, gadchiroli

Senior (Degree) colleges[edit]

  • Bhagvantrao Arts College Sironcha
  • Shivaji Science college Gadchiroli
  • Mahila Mahavidyalaya, gadchiroli
  • Government Science College, Gadchiroli
  • Government Polytechnic, Gadchiroli
  • College of agriculture, Sonapur complex Gadchiroli
  • Model College Gadchiroli
  • Namdeorao Poreddiwar College Of Engineering And Technology [[10]]
  • Fule - Ambedkar College of Social Work, Gadchiroli

Important places[edit]

  • Wadadham Fossil Park
  • Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Lok Biradari Prakalp Hemalkasa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "83 districts under the Security Related Expenditure Scheme". IntelliBriefs. 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  3. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Archived from the original on 2010-03-18. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Cyprus 1,120,489 July 2011 est. 
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Rhode Island 1,052,567 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 July 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  7. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2011-09-27. 
  8. ^ People's Brotherhood Project. Lok Biradari Prakalp. Retrieved on 2016-07-31.
  9. ^ "404". gondwanauniversity.org. Retrieved 2017-04-10. 
  10. ^ "NAMDEORAO POREDDIWAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY GADCHIROLI". ncet.org.in. Retrieved 2017-04-10. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 20°11′10″N 80°00′19″E / 20.18611°N 80.00528°E / 20.18611; 80.00528

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