Gumla Block

Gumla block is situated at about 96 km from Ranchi commissionary of Jharkhand state. It has been established on 25 May 1956. Gumla block was introduced in SAMUDAYIK VIKAS PRAKRAM -I on 01.04.1963 and on 01.14.1967 it came under UTTAR PRAKRAM –II. In this block GAHAN  KRISHI KARYAKRAM has been started on 01.04.1963. PANCHAYAT SAMITI has been established on 02.10.1964. Gumla block is surrounded by forests and Mountains ANJAN DHAM is situated in Anjan village which is the birth place of GOD HANUMAN. It is 8 km north west of Gumla block. Industry on small scale is based on forest produce such as Tamarind (Imli), Lac(LAH) Karanj seeds, Chiraunji  &   Bamboo.  It is tribes dominated block. Beside agriculture Villagers also depend on Pisciculture & Sericulture for their economy. One can get best quality of SILK SARI from AROUSE, GUMLA.

Total number of  Panchayat 

25

Total Number of Villages 

108

Total Number of Primary School 

86

Total Number of Middle School 

27

Total Number of High School

09

Total Number of Colleges 

02 

Total Population 

125747

Total Number of Male

 63464

Total Number of Female

 62283

Total Number of SC

 4665

Total Number of ST

 78896

Total Number of Literate Male

 31345

Total Number of Literate Female

17713