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About Kedla

Kedla is a small census and Nagar Panchayat town in Ramgarh District of Jharkhand state. The town is home to huge reservoir of coals and is hence one of the important coal mine belts in Jharkhand state. Administratively, Kedla falls in Mandu Block of Ramgarh District. It is located approximately 30 kms from Headquarter city of Ramgarh and nearly 68 kms away from capital city of Ranchi. Other prominent towns located near to Kedla are Hazaribagh, Saunda and Patratu.

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Economy of Kedla

Kedla’s minuscule economy is largely driven by its coal mine areas, while agricultural activities are also important part of local economy. Kedla’s coal mines and so are coal mines in rest of Ramgarh District are largely managed by Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a completely Government owned company. It goes without saying that significant number of employment and huge revenue is generated from these CCL owned coal mines, on which entire economy of this small town is sustaining itself. It is therefore very apt to say that these CCL owned coal mines and other local coal mines owned by small companies are like lifeline for Kedla town. Significant portion of Kedla’s local population is also engaged in farming activities. Local agricultural sector here gets consentient support from favorable factors like fertile soil and sufficient annual rainfall. Owing to which farming activities here yields pretty good output. Consequently helping significant number of local people here in living a very dignified life. Considering agriculture’s over all impact it is not at all wrong to say that local agricultural sector enjoys as much importance as coal mine does.

Healthcare Services in Kedla

Healthcare services in Kedla suffers from shortage of necessary infrastructure. To start with, this town has literally no well equipped hospitals to speak of. The town also has glaring absence of general clinics and qualified doctors. The only respite for Kedla’s patients comes from many well hospitals operating in nearby cities like Hazaribagh, Ramgarh, Saunda and Patratu. All these major cities are located within the range of 30 to 40 kms. As a result well equipped hospitals of all these towns are very much accessible to people of Kedla. Besides, Kedla’s patients can also choose to travel to capital city of Ranchi, where there is obviously no dearth of Multi speciality hospitals. Ranchi is located just 70 kms away from Kedla town. Coming to availability of chemist shops, then fortunately enough this small town does have decent number of them. Although local chemist shops here may not be staked up with huge amount of life saving medicines, but they are always filled with general and other basic medicines. In one way or other decent presence of local chemist shops is huge boon for Kedla town.

Reputed Hospitals near Kedla

Brindavan Hospital & Research Centre Pvt Ltd
Address: Ranchi Road, Ramgarh HO, Ramgarh-Jharkhand - 829122
Phone no: +(91)-6553-224516

Popular Nursing Home
Address: Rail Main Road, New Town, Ramgarh HO, Ramgarh-Jharkhand - 829122
Phone no: +(91)-9491156801

Mother and Health Care Centre
Address: A-01, Jhanda Chowk, Ramgarh Road, Behind Patratu Basti Patratu, Ramgarh-Jharkhand – 829118
Phone no: +(91)-6553-230557

Banking Services in Kedla

At present only few nationalized banks are operating their branches in this town. Although Kedla does not have a huge population as such, but presence of few more banks would have surely made banking services even more efficient. That said, few available nationalized banks are doing pretty commendable job in offering banking services. At least thanks to their presence today Kedla’s people can enjoy some of the important modern banking services. Local people are also assured of availability of affordable credit because of presence of this bank. Apart from few Nationalized banks, few local micro finance companies and decent numbers of private money lenders are also present in this town.

State Bank of India
Address: Kedla, Ramgarh-Jharkhand - 825325
Phone no: +(91)-6545-261006

Bank Of India
Address: C.C.L. Building, Colony No.15, Po-Kedla Underground Project
Kedla, Ramgarh - 825325
Phone no: Not available

Transportation in Kedla

Apart from decent number of auto rickshaws, Kedla town does not boost any other major local transportation services – taxi services, city bus services etc. This is very much expected in a small town like Kedla. However, decent numbers of auto rickshaws that are plying here are doing a pretty fine job. If their numbers are increased further in near future, they will certainly become major boon for Kedla town and its people. Coming to connectivity, then via road Kedla town is very well connected to important towns like Ranchi, Ramgarh, Hazaribagh and Bokaro. Besides, quite a few railway stations are also located in proximity of this town. One such nearby railway station is Daniya Railway Station, located 9 to 10 kms away from Kedla town.

Kedla at a glance

Country: India
State: Jharkhand
District: Ramgarh district
• Official: Hindi, Santali
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code: 825325
STD Code: 06545
Nearest Railway station: Daniya Railway Station
Nearest towns/cities: Hazaribag, Saunda and Patratu

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