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About Tisra

Tisra in Dhanbad is counts amongst few emerging cities of Jharkhand. The city is mainly inhabited by the aboriginal tribes but good chunk of people from other regions have also settled there. Its location nearby industrial city of Dhanbad brings avenues for its progress and developmental initiatives. Closeness to the mineral rich areas has turned it popular in this region, though it is still not famous on the national level.

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Geography of Tisra

Tisra town of Jharkhand geographically coordinates at 23.72°N 86.44°E. This city is an integral part of the mineral rich Dhanbad district hence its geographical condition is very much similar to that. Average maximum and minimum temperatures of Tisra during summertime are usually 41 – 23 degrees while wintertime temperature averages at 24 – 08 degrees respectively. This place receives limited rainfall during monsoon season.

Demographic Profile of Tisra

According to the census reports held in the year 2001 reported total population of Tisra as 53,547 out of which 56% constituted males while 44% were females. The city, as this census recorded, had average literacy rate of 58% which was lower than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. There were least avenues for education in Tisra city previously. But now there is ample awareness amongst the masses that ensure their wards attend to schools. Out of total population, as per 2001 census, 15% are under 6 years of age in this city. People commonly speak Hindi and Santali languages which are official language in the state of Jharkhand. Selected number of them speaks Urdu and English languages as well.

Transportation in Tisra

Tisra is well connected to the district headquarters city of Dhanbad as well as nearby cities and villages by roadways. Besides this the nearest railway station at Dhanbad links this region with the rest parts of the state as well as country through railways. Such easy connectivity makes it possible for the travellers to visit this region in ease. The state capital city has its own airport at Ranchi to link this area with the rest destinations in the country by airways.

By Road: National highways and subways connect Tisra with Dhanbad from where one can travel to any part of the state or neighboring states. These routes also facilitate state and interstate bus services to commute people from one place to the other. Several intercity buses operate in and around this area.

By Rail: Dhanbad Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station that connects this city with the rest parts of the state and country by roadways. Express and local trains pass through this junction to link to all major and minor destinations. It is one of the prominent railway links in the area.

Tourist Spots In and Around Tisra

Tisra city has still not been developed as well planned tourist destination in the region. That is why it doesn’t come in the category of identified tourist spots in Jharkhand till date. Being a place nearby mineral rich areas and closeness to the famous city of Dhanbad which also serves as its administrative headquarters, it has started to come into limelight now. Dhanbad is the most sought after tourist destination in the region.

Tourist Helpline Numbers
Department of Tourism
Address: Department of Tourism, Government of Jharkhand, FFP Bhawan, 2nd Floor, Dhurwa, Ranchi-4
Tourism Website:
Phone No: +91 – 651 – 2400981
Fax: +91 – 651 – 2400982

Shopping in Tisra

There are several shops in Tisra that deal into the local handicraft items. Visitors can buy such stuffs to gift somebody in future. It is a very small city hence one doesn’t find any branded shop here. Shoppers may travel up to the district capital city Dhanbad to find more varieties in cloths and many other accessories. One can definitely explore the small shops of Tisra to buy local items that are not only unique but also souvenirs to keep and remember in future. One can visit following places to shop nearby this tiny city that comes under Dhanbad area.

Address: Purana Bazar, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) – 826 001
Phone No: Not Available

Planet Fashion
Address: Poddar Tower, Near ICICI Bank, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) – 826 001
Phone No: Not Available

Utility Services in Tisra

Being a small city and mainly a semi-urban region, Tisra has never remained primary attraction for the utility services solutions. It proximity to district headquarters Dhanbad has made this place important for many reasons. Rich minerals and industrially developed areas nearby have been directly impacting on Tisra progress. That is why limited utility services have been started here. The district administration has taken initiatives to improve its condition by paving the way for many such planned growth through making utility services available here.

Police Station Tisra
Address: Tisra PS, Dhanbad (Jharkhand)
Contact: +91-0326-2290100, 9431285582

Post Office in Tisra
Tisra B.O
Address: Tisra, Dhanbad Division, Ranchi Region, Jharkhand – 828115
Phone No: Not Available

Hospitals in Tisra
Regional Tisra Hospital
Address: Tisra, Dhanbad, Jharkhand – 828115
Phone No: Not Available

Banks in Tisra
Bank Of India
IFSC Code: BKID0004707
Address: MOCP Colony, PO-Pargha, Tisra, District- Dhanbad (Jharkhand) – 828115
Phone No: +(91)-0326-2290035

Still being a semi-urban establishment, Tisra is one of the least developed cities of Jharkhand. Although it is part of the highly industrialized and mineral rich Dhanbad district whose headquarters Dhanbad city is very near to this city, it has not seen ample growth yet. The state government must take concrete steps to help this region grow for better future prospects.

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