Coordinates: 24°28′N 85°36′E / 24.47°N 85.6°E / 24.47; 85.6
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Kodarma is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Kodarma is located in India
Kodarma (India)
Coordinates: 24°28′N 85°36′E / 24.47°N 85.6°E / 24.47; 85.6
Country India
State Jharkhand
Named forKardam Rishi
397 m (1,302 ft)
 • Total24,633
Languages (*For language details see Koderma (community development block)#Language and religion)
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code06534
Vehicle registrationJH-12

Kodarma (also spelled as Koderma) is a city and a notified area in the Koderma subdivision of the Koderma district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

jhanda chowk
Koderma Junction


As per 2011 Census of India, Kodarma Nagar Parishad had a total population of 24,633 of which 12,941 were males and 11,692 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,691 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 153.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kodarma had a population of 17,160. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kodarma has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 53%. In Kodarma, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


There are a number of schools and degree colleges in Kodarma:


Sadar Hospital is the government owned public hospital in the city.[8]


Koderma Thermal Power Station a coal-based 1000MW power plant of DVC was established in 2012 employing thousands of people.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". Jharkhand – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Welcome to Jagannath Jain College, Jhumri Telaiya". jjcollege.edu.in. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Government Polytechnic Koderma". gp-koderma.org. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Welcome to Grizzly College of Education, Jhumri Telaiya, Koderma. Affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University,Hazaribag(Jharkhand)". www.grizzlycollege.org. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Ramgovind Group Of Colleges - Koderma". www.rgc.edu.in. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  7. ^ "PVSS DAV Public School - Jhumri Telaiya". www.davkoderma.com. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  8. ^ Ray, Dhritiman (23 September 2018). "Modi lays foundations of two 300 bed medical colleges in Jharkhand". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  9. ^ "First unit of Koderma Thermal Power commissioned". The Economic Times. 4 November 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2020.