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Brief history of the District Bokaro

This district of Bokaro was created on 1st April, 1991 by taking out Chas and Chandankiyari C.D.Blocks of Dhanbad district and the entire Bermo Subdivision of Giridih district and then merging them to form a new district. Bokaro district is bounded on the east by Dhanbad district and some portion of West Bengal State, on the west by Ramgarh district, on the south by Purulia district of West Bengal and on the north by parts of Giridih, Hazaribag and Dhanbad districts. The district extends between 23o26” to 23o57” North Latitude and 85o34” to 86o26” East Latitude. The district is located at an elevation of 200-546 m. from mean sea level.

Bokaro Wikipedia

Country India
State Jharkhand
Founded bySteel Authority of India
Named forSteel Manufacturing Sector/Gas Exploration
 • TypeCorporate
 • BodySteel Authority of India
AreaIncludes the sub urban area of Chas Municipal Corporation and Balidih Industrial Area.
 • Metropolis183 km2 (71 sq mi)
 • Rank5th in state
Elevation210 m (690 ft)
 • Metropolis563,417
 • Rank4th in state
 • Metro1,100,000 (proposed)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN827 001
Telephone/ STD code(+91)- 065420
Vehicle registrationJH-09
Lok Sabha constituencyDhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBokaro

The Settlement Report for Manbhum, 1928 and the District Gazetteer for Dhanbad, 1964 are the sources available to trace some historical background of newly created district of Bokaro. As a matter of fact, not much information is available for Bokaro district exclusively.

The District of Dhanbad was created on 24.10.1956 on the recommendation of the State Reconstitution Commission. The then district of Dhanbad consisted of two subdivisions, viz., Dhanbad Sadar & Baghmara.
On 01.04.1991 the Baghmara Subdivision, known as Chas Subdivision, became part and parcel of Bokaro district.


The e-District is a comprehensive and web enabled service portal that acts as an electronic gateway into the Government’s portfolio of services. It is an end-to-end integrated solution which caters to the needs of various departments of Jharkhand state and provides various e-Governance services to its citizens. This system enables the people in rural areas to have electronically/digitally signed certificates for birth, death, income, residential, castes, etc, at common service centres (CSC) located at Panchayat Bhawans and other locations, also known as Pragya Kendras. Other services like Revenue Courts, Electoral services, Consumer court services can be accessed by external links as provided on the home page of the website while rest of the services viz. Pension (Old-Age/Widow Pension/Handicapped Pension), RTI and Grievance Redressal, Government dues and recoveries will be introduced in a phased manner. The web based application is available at

Different e- Services

  1. Issuing of Birth Certificate
  2. Issuing of Cast certificate
  3. Issuing of Death certificate
  4. Issuing of Income certificate
  5. Issuing of Local Residancial certificate
  6. Issuing of Social Security Pension Services

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