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About Chhuikhadan

Chhuikhadan is a small Nagar Panchayat town in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh State. It is located barely 50 kms away from headquarter city of Rajnandgaon. Although lacking in infrastructure in many critical social areas, it is still considered as a town that has immense potential to grow into a growing urban city in coming decades. You’ll get all the needed information about existing state of its key infrastructures and many other important aspects of this town in our below paragraphs.

About Chhuikhadan

History of Chhuikhadan

Chhuikhadan once served as a capital of Chhuikhadan kingom. This was a very small kingdom formed during mid 18th century. Although for most people actual history of this kingdom continues to remain mysterious and obscure, but there does exist few authenticated information about Chhuikhadan kingom. The first and most authenticated information being that Mahant Rup Das was first king of Chhuikhadan kingdom. But most important and notable information to know is that this small kingdom was soon reduced into a small princely state. First under Marathas and then under British. Mahant Ritu Purna Kishor Das was last king of this princely state. He formerly abolished this princely state after signing accession treaty with Union of India on 1 February 1948.

Economy of Chhuikhadan

Due to its highly underdeveloped economy Chhuikhadan continues to depend on traditional agricultural sector for its sustenance. Local agricultural sector here is also productive enough to lend reliable livelihood to substantial numbers of locals here. Talking about other sectors, then industrial sector and service sector have a very, very minimal presence here. Few industries that do operate here mainly constitute of small scale cottage industries. They obviously generate very marginal employment for locals here. However, significant numbers of Chhuikhadan’s locals are employed in many factories and industries operating in neighboring towns like Dongargarh, Rajnandgaon and Durg.Overall, Chhuikhadan is still a very backward economy and therefore it still overtly has to depend on agriculture for its economic needs.

Banking Services in Chhuikhadan

State Bank of India and Dena Bank are only two nationalized banks operating their branches in Chhuikhadan. Owing to large absence of reputed banks the current banking services surely cannot be considered as really self sufficient. This is to say that although Chhuikhadan is a very small town, but it still ought to have few more reputed banks.

Dena Bank
Address: Chhuikhadan, Bazaar Line, Rajnandgaon – 491885
Phone no: +(91)-7743-263529

Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Address: Salhevara, Chhuikhadan Rajnandgaon – 491885
Phone no: +(91)-7743-292286

Healthcare Services in Chhuikhadan

Owing to very less availability of well equipped hospitals in their own home town Chhuikhadan’s patients are over reliant hospitals of other prominent cities like Rajnandgaon, Durg and Bilaspur. However, owing to proximity Rajnandgaon city is first obvious choice for Chhuikhadan’s patients, followed by Durg and then comes cities like Bilaspur and Raipur.

Hospitals in Chhuikhadan

There is, however, no situation of helplessness when it comes to accessing medicines and general doctors. This is obviously because this small town has pretty decent numbers of chemist shops and general clinics. Presence of these services is surely a huge relief for local patients here, who are already suffering because lack of well equipped hospitals. Overall, situation on the front of healthcare services is far from pleasant. The glaring absence of well equipped hospitals is obviously fundamental reason behind it.

Hospitals in Chhuikhadan

Chhuikhadan District Hospital
Address:District Hospital Colony,
Dongargaon Road, Basantpur, Rajnandgaon - 491441
Phone no: +(91)-7744-223587, 224201 ..

Shukla Hospital
Address: Opposite District Hospital, Rajnandgaon H O, Rajnandgaon – 491441
Phone no: +(91)-9301033013, 9770760168

City Hospital
Address: Sindhi Colony, LAL Bagh, Near Royal College, Rajnandgaon H O, Rajnandgaon – 491441
Phone no: +(91)-7744-224200

Transportation in Chhuikhadan

Situation on front of transportation services is equally not a very satisfactory one. There are just decent numbers of auto rickshaws plying across Chhuikhadan. These decent numbers of auto rickshaws are solely responsible for taking care of local transportation here. There is no city bus service or private cab service available here. Coming to connectivity, then few state run buses do connect Chhuikhadan town to many of the adjoining towns and villages. However, Chhuikhadan does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest railway stations are Dongargarh Railway Station and Durg Railway Station.

Safety and Security in Chhuikhadan

Chhuikhadan does have a police station to tackle any lawlessness or any major law and order problems here. This town does not even suffer by naxal problems as such, which is very much prevalent in many other parts of Rajnandgaon District. Nor are there any major organized crime syndicates operating in this small town. However, if any small or serious crime does take place, then Chhuikhadan citizens can register their complaint at Police Station.

Superintendent of Police
Tel: 226399(O),286633(R)

Chhuikhadan Police Station
Tel: 7743263523

Chhuikhadan at a glance

Country : India
State : Chhattisgarh
District : Rajnandgaon
Elevation : 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population (2001)
• Total : 6,418
• Official : Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Pin code: 491885

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