Basia

Basia block is situated at about 40 KM Southeast from district headquarter Gumla. It is surrounded by Kamdara Block at its East, Palkot Block at the west, Bharno &Sisai Block at the North and Kolebia Block (Simdega District) at its south respectively. This is tribes dominated block . Agriculture is the chief occupation of the villagers. Farmers depend on Monsoon for irrigation. So only KHARIF crops are cultivated. About 3 KM away from Basia Headquarter, there is situated BAGHMUNDA Waterfall. There is an ancient Lord Jagannath Temple which is about 400 years old . It is Constructed in Kalinga way of sculpture from GUR, BEL and URAD as raw material. Manufacture of Bronje vessels is developed here as small industry.

Basia Block
Title Value
Total Number of Panchayat 15
Total Number of Villages 88
Total Number of Primary Schools 77
Total Number of Middle Schools 48
Total Number of High Schools 04
Total Number of College 01
Total Population 80731
Total Population of Male 40321
Total Population of Female 40410
Total Population of SC 4202
Total Population of ST 51634
Total number of Literate Male 27121
Total number of Literate Female 23212
Total Number of CSC 27
Total Number of Bank Branches
08
Total Number of Government Hospital 01
Total Number of CHC 01
Total Number of PHC 00
Total Number of HSC
21
Total Number of ATM 02
Total Number of Post Office 13
Total Number of Thana 01
Total Number of Post PDS
72
Total Number of Petrol Pumps
01
Total Number of Anganwadi
163
Total Number of Tourist Place
03 (Tirra Mahadev Kona, Bagmunda, Dhansing Dam)