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About Gunderdehi

Gunderdehi holds an important place as a developing city in the district of Balod, Chhattisgarh. Initially, it was the part of Durg District. In the year 2012, Durg was divided into two parts - Bemetara and Balod and then the city was brought under Balod District. This city is about 32 km to the south from its district head quarters at Balod while almost 57 km from its state capital - Raipur, to the eastern direction. The administrative boundaries of this city are surrounded by Dondilohara Tehsil to the west, Patan Tehsil to the east, Balod Tehsil to the south and Durg Tehsil to the north. Similarly, the cities of Balod, Bhilai, Rajnandgaon and Durg-Bhilai also share their borders with this city. In conjunction to its administrative features, the Tehsil of Gunderdehi has total number of 194 villages and 108 panchayats. It is well connected to the state capital as well as other important places of Chhattisgarh through both roadways and railways.

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Geography of Gunderdehi

The region of Gunderdehi has typically a tropical wet and dry climate. The temperature here generally remains moderate throughout the year excluding the months from March to June. These months usually remain very hot when the temperature can goes above 47 °C. During the summer season, dry and hot winds flow all over the city on regular basis. The monsoon season is mostly arrived from late June and remains till early October. The maximum rain falls here around 1300 mm. During the end of the year, winters arrived at Gunderdehi especially from November to January. The minimum temperature in this season can drop to 8 °C. It is located at the latitude of 20.9479737 and longitude of 81.2884112 with an average elevation of 308 meters.

Demography of Gunderdehi

The census data of Gunderdehi is available when it was the part of Durg district. So according to the Indian Census of 2011, Gunderdehi Tehsil had around 34,261 houses within its area in which total numbers of 182,258 people are living. There are 91,004 males and 91,254 females in the city. It also has a significant population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) people. As per the reports of the Indian Census 2011, the average literacy rate of Gunderdehi is almost 80.77% in which male literacy is 89.19% while female literacy rate is 72.27%, approximately. Furthermore, the total area of this Tehsil is comprised of total 194 villages and 108 panchayats in which the administration has the responsibility of providing all the basic facilities.

Economy of Gunderdehi

The economy of Gunderdehi region is largely an agricultural based economy. Majority of the inhabitants of this region are farmers in which few of them either have their own agricultural land or are working on employment basis. The revenue department's area of Gunderdehi Tehsil is 68070 in which maximum of the revenue comes from agriculture. There is no major industry in this region but some small scale agro based industries are located. However, the over dependence upon the agricultural has slowed down the pace of regional development and thus several projects have been undertaken by the administration of the city to make the economy more balanced between agriculture and industrial.

Healthcare Services in Gunderdehi

Gunderdehi Tehsil provides efficient healthcare services to its inhabitants. The administration here has ensured that every local of this city should get proper medical care treatment for his or her medical problem. Hence, it has located many health care centers in the presence of two Community Health Centers, eight Primary Health Centers and thirty-eight Secondary Health Centers. Thousands of patients get adequate treatment every day for their different kinds of problems at these medical centers. Apart from them, there are many private clinics, chemist shops and path labs located at the varied locations of Gunderdehi.

Community Health Center

Address: Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 0788-2628132, 9907126941

Utility Services in Gunderdehi

The presence of public utility services in any city is the platform of a developing society. Each and every resident should have the access of these services because they fulfill the everyday requirements of an individual. In the state of Chhattisgarh, one can find plenty of these services at its different localities. The city of Gunderdehi also has a wide range of public utility services in which postal and banking services are the most efficient ones. The post office in Gunderdehi is a sub office branch that comes under postal region of Raipur, Chhattisgarh Postal Circle. At the given below lines, you can find out the contacts of these services available at this important Tehsil of Balod District.

Gunderdehi Post Office
Address: Gunderdehi, Balod District - Chhattisgarh - 491223
Post Office Status: Branch Post Office
Postal Region: Raipur
Postal Circle: Chhattisgarh

Banks in Gunderdehi

The inhabitants of Gunderdehi Tehsil of Balod District enjoy all kinds of banking services at these various branches of the top government and private banks located at its different localities:

Dena Bank

Address: Gunderdehi, District - Balod, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 0788-2658128
Email Id: gunder@denabank.co.in
IFSC Code: BKDN0820342
Branch Code: 820342

State Bank of India
Address: In Front of Nahata Fuels, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 9926139267
IFSC Code: SBIN0012130
MICR Code: 491002006
Branch Code: 012130

Shopping in Gunderdehi

Gunderdehi Tehsil has no major shopping mall in its region but there are many local markets situated here. The inhabitants of this city really enjoy the presence of these markets as they can easily buy things of their day to day use or to gift someone. Music items, gift items, groceries, apparels, electrical items, computer items and many more can be purchased from these shops. However, some of the shops in Gunderdehi are mentioned below along with their contact addresses and numbers:

Prakash General Gift & Tailoring Material

Address: Saptahik Bazar, Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 9993228157

Pooja Metals & Gift Corner
Address: Main Road, Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 9827445760

Geet General Store
Address: Bus Stand, Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 0788-2628236

Preeti Computer & Mobiles
Address: Main Road, Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 09893099009

Dinesh Electricals & Machinery
Address: Main Road, Gunderdehi, Balod District, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Phone No.: 0788-2628250, 9893359580

Transportation in Gunderdehi

The Tehsil of Gunderdehi, Chhattisgarh, has the both road and rail connectivity from its district headquarters and also to the other vital cities of the state. It has its own railway station with the name of Gundardehi Railway Station. It comes under the South East Central Railway zone and some of the major trains running through this railway station are Raipur Dalli Rajhara DEMU, Dalli Rajhara Durg DEMU and Raipur Dalli Rajhara Express. Some others nearby railway stations to Gunderdehi are Sikosa Railway Station (10 km), Risama Railway Station (14 km) and Pauwara Halt Railway Station (19 km). Apart from that, the city of Gunderdehi also enjoys road connectivity with important places of Chhattisgarh as it has a bus stand located on the Durg - Rajhara Road. The buses of Chhattisgarh State Run Transport Corporation (CSRTC) and privately owned have frequent services to the Gunderdehi bus stand which connecting it to the state capital - Raipur and its district - Balod. Furthermore, Raipur Airport is located at the distance of 59 km from the city of Gunderdehi.

Gunderdehi Railway Station

Address: Ruda, Gunderdehi, District - Balod, Chhattisgarh - 491223
Station Code: GDZ
Railway Zone: South East Central Railway
State Name: Chhattisgarh
Junction Name: Raipur Junction

Gunderdehi Bus Stand
Address: Durg Rajhara Road,
Gunderdehi, Chhattisgarh - 491223

Gunderdehi at a glance

State: Chhattisgarh
District: Balod
Elevation: 308 meters
Official Language: Chhattisgarhi & Hindi
Pin Code: 491223
STD Code: 0788
Vehicle Registration Number: CG-07

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