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About Janjgir

Known for famous Vishnu temple, Janjgir is a fast developing city of Chhattisgarh. The city is headquarter to Janjgir - Champa district and is located on the National Highway 200 (NH 200). You can easily reach this city as it is is well connected to the state capital, Raipur and other major places of the state via both roadways and railways. The city marks an important place into the history of the country as it was the place of Maharaja Jajawalya Dev of Kulchury dynasty. The presence of an ancient temple called Vishnu Mandir also makes this place more preferable among the travel vacationers. This temple reflects the architectural beauty of Vaishnav community.

About Janjgir
Vishnu Temple in Janjgir

Moreover, the historical legacy of Janjgir is nicely carried forward by the modern infrastructure of the city which is available in the form of well equipped healthcare services and public utility services. The cultural diversity of this region also makes it an interesting place for the worldwide travelers by participating in their celebrated festivals and fairs. So, keep on reading here to explore more information about Janjgir city.

Geography and Climate of Janjgir

Janjgir experiences tropical and dry climate. The summer season remains very hot while the winters are comparatively very cold. The maximum temperature during the summer season reaches up to 49°C especially between the months of April - June. Monsoon enters Janjgir by mid July and brings an average rainfall at 1112.5 ml. The months of August and September brings maximum precipitation for the inhabitants of this region. Furthermore, the people of Janjgir have to face cold weather conditions from the months of December to January. During the winters, the temperature can goes down to 8°C. Apart from the months of summer season, the climate conditions normally remain moderate throughout the year at this region. However, October and November can be considered as the best months to travel around the Janjgir city.

Demography of Janjgir

As per the reports of 2011 Indian Census, the total population of Janjgir city is 40,561 in which 20,731 are males and 19,830 are females. It has the decadal growth rate of 24.75% between the years of 2001-2011. The population of children below 6 years of age is 5288 that is 13.04% of the city's total population. In Janjgir city, the people belong to Schedule Caste (SC) category constitutes 22.48% while those belong to Schedule Tribe (ST) category constitute 3.26% of the total population. In addition to the demographic facts of Janjgir, it has an average literacy rate of 86.10% which is higher than the state average of 70.28%. There are 93.77% literate males while female literacy rate is 78.12% in the region of Janjgir.

Economy of Janjgir

The city of Janjgir has various sources of economic development. Majority of its inhabitants are engaged in agriculture while others can be found working in various rice and flour mills located in and around Janjgir. The city is also home to chemical industry, sponge iron and steel plants, thermal power plants, water tank plant, tasur cloths, oil extraction, soap and many other industries. These industries provide large revenue to the city and also the livelihood to its working people.

Healthcare Services in Janjgir

Profile of JanjgirAs Janjgir city forms an important part into the infrastructural development of Janjgir - Champa district, its administration provides premium health care facilities to its citizens. It has a District Hospital which is managed by experience team of doctors and nursing staff. The hospital also has modern medical equipments along with pharmaceutical shops and 24 hour emergencies services. Apart from this hospital, the government has also located a number of Community Health Centers under the Rural Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) for the poor people. The place of Janjgir also boasts of many private clinics, maternity hospitals, dispensaries and private hospitals where multiple medical requirements of the people are being fulfilled.

District Hospital Janjgir

Address: Janjgir, District: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 9425246697, 07758-273376

Champa Christian Hospital
Address: Janjgir, District: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 9685902333, 07819-244370

ORO Dental Care
Address: Ashirwad Bhawan, Opposite - District Court Janjgir, Janjgir - Champa District, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9425230592

MD Modi Memorial Hospital
Address: Vivekanand Marg, Kutchehry Chowk, Janjgir, District: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 9300838000

Culture of Janjgir

Janjgir in Janjgir - Champa district enjoys great cultural diversity. The local people including the tribal communities celebrate their life by organizing different kinds of festivals and fairs. On the other hand, the migrant that hails from Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bengal, Gujarat and many more places have their own culture which they enjoy at fullest at this part of Chhattigarh. Apart from that, the people of Janjgir city organize every year a cultural programme, which is known as "Jajwalya Dev Lok Mahotsav". It is conducted with the purpose of remembering King Jajwalya who ruled this place in ancient times. As a tourist, you can also become part of the celebration of this cultural programme and enjoy your holidays at Janjgir.

Utility Services in Janjgir

Janjgir in ChhattisgarhBeing a district headquarters, Janjgir - Champa is one of the fastest growing cities in Chhattisgarh state due to the expansion of industrialization in the region. The city fulfills demands for better public utility services for its services. The local administration of Janjgir has well equipped services that fulfill the purpose of public utility. Among these services, banking and postal facilities constitute a major part that always require by the people. Presence of various essential services are aims to make life of people easy and habitable in this part of Chhattisgarh. At the given below lines, you will get to know how the arrangements have been done in these two public utility services of Janjgir:

Postal Services in Janjgir

In the city of Janjgir one can find a post office where all types of postal facilities are provided to the people. It is a sub office branch which comes under Bilaspur Postal Division. You can get its complete address by going below:

Janjgir Post Office
Address: Janjgir, District: Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 07817-222242
Type: Sub Post Office
Postal Division: Bilaspur
Postal Region: Raipur
Postal Circle: Chhattisgarh

Banking Services in Janjgir

There is sufficient amount of banking services are available in the region of Janjgir. Several major nationalized and private banks have located their branches at the different locations of the city. These banks provide advanced banking and monetary services to the inhabitants of Janjgir. Find out all the banks placed in this city besides their contact addresses and important codes.

State Bank of India
Address: Janjgir, District: Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 07817-222229
IFSC Code: SBIN0000395
MICR Code: 495002841
Branch Code: 000395

Oriental Bank of Commerce
Address: MLT Complex, New Champa Road, Janjgir, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 9893613334
IFSC Code: ORBC0101896
MICR Code: 495022201
Branch Code: 101896

Bank of Baroda
Address: Subhash Chowk, Janjgir, District: Jangir-Champa, Chhattisgarh - 495668
Phone No.: 07817-222111
Branch Code: JANGIR

Places of Interest in Janjgir

The historical city of Janjgir in Chhattisgarh has various places of tourists' interest. However, it is largely famous for its Vishnu Temple, which is a example of architectural brilliance. The construction of the temple was started in the 11th century during the reign of Jajwly Kalchuri King Bhima Dev but it was left unfinished. Thereafter, the kings of Hayhay dynasty built the Vishnu Mandir in the 12th century. The magnificence of Vishnu Temple Janjgir includes sanctuary of the Goddess Ganga and Jamuna on the both sides of the entrance, the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva statue, Grunasin statue of Lord Vishnu and many more. Apart from this ancient temple, some other travel destinations in Janjgir are also available for the travel seekers in the presence of Hanuman Temple, previously known as Nahriya Baba Dham and Manka Dai Mandir, located in nearby village Khokhra around 5 km away from Janjgir.

Hotels in Janjgir

While enjoying tourist attractions of Janjgir city, the tourists can also entertain themselves via comfortable and enjoyable accommodation provided at the various hotels of this region. The most preferred of them is Hotel Dream Point, Janjgir. Started in the year 2009, it illustrates a great example of Indian hospitality and provides multiple modern amenities for the relaxed stay of its guests. The adornment of this hotel is done through 40 well spacious rooms in which services like air-conditioning, Wi-Fi internet and direct dial facilities are being provided. Besides the accommodation, Hotel Dream Point also offers wonderful space for organizing both personal and professional events. The courteous staff of the restaurant here serves delicious variety of national and international food items to the guests.

Hotel Dream Point

Address: Near New Collectorate Chowk, N.H. 200, Janjgir- Champa Road, Janjgir, District: - Janjgir-Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 07817 – 222060, 298350

Shopping in Janjgir

Information on Janjgir

Shopping is indeed among the most important parts of our day to day life. In fact, some people really like to shop every now and then. Janjgir, a vital region into Chhattisgarh, does not have major shopping mall but it has located a number of local shops where everything is available for everyone. The inhabitants of this region really enjoy shopping at these local markets of various products like furniture, food, clothes, artifacts, household items, hardware and electronic items, etc. Enjoy shopping of these items while exploring the historical magnificence of Janjgir city is certainly a nice experience for any travel vacationer. Go to given below lines that mention some famous shops in Janjgir:

Gurudev Traders

Address: Netaji Chowk, Main Road, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9425541608, 9977081188

Saurab Hardware
Address: Near Netaji Chowk, Main Road, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9303507075

Raj Steel's
Address: Near Agrasen Marg, Main Road, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9827961950

Hanuman Traders
Address: Main Road, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9425230406

Shree Mill Stores
Address: Main Road, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa - 495668, Chhattisgarh
Phone No.: 9424142699

Food in Janjgir

Being as the district headquarters, Janjgir has a mélange of people from different castes and creed. Thus, due to the cultural diversity of this region, one can experience a perfect blend of food options belong to the people of varied tastes. As a travel vacationer, you can taste delicious varieties of local food of Chhattisgarh along with delectable flavors of North Indian food, South Indian food and cuisines from the eastern part of the country. There are number of food places located at the different localities of Janjgir in which these cuisines along with some international flavors are being served. To assist you in this regard, we have listed few of them which are mentioned below:

Diwan Hotel and Restaurants

Address: Old Chandaniya Para,
Janjgir City,
Chhattisgarh - 495668

Om Sweets
Address: Akaltara Road, National Highway 200,
Janjgir City,
Chhattisgarh - 495668

Transportation in Janjgir

The city of Janjgir enjoys excellent transport services through both roadways and railways towards the important places of Chhattisgarh. The city is located on the National Highway (NH) 200 that connects it to the city of Bilaspur and the state capital - Raipur, which are located at the road distance of 65 km and 175 km, respectively. Both state transport buses as well as the private buses provide easy accessibility to the inhabitants of Janjgir from these cities. Furthermore, this place is also well connected with a railway line of South-Eastern-Central Railway. It is located on Howrah-Mumbai main line that links it to the major places like Mumbai, Kolkata, Puri, Vishakhapatnam, Ahmedabad, Pune and Nagpur. Daily trains like Chhattisgarh Express, Gondwana Express, Utkal Express, Ahmedabad Express, Shalimar Express etc. are running through this railway line. The nearest railway station to Janjgir is Janjgir - Naila Railway Station, which is located at 5 km distance from the city. Other nearby railway stations to this place can be Champa Railway Station (9 km), Akalatara Railway Station (16 km), Baradwar Railway Station (25 km) and Sakti Railway Station (40 km). The local transportation in Janjgir is available in the form of auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and horse drawn tongas.

Janjgir at a glance

State: Chhattisgarh
District: Janjgir - Champa
Elevation: 256 meters
Latitude: 22.017 °N
Longitude: 82.567°E
Official Languages: Chhattisgarhi & Hindi
Pin Code: 495668
Telephone Code: 07817
Vehicle Registration No.: CG - 11

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