About AhiwaraAhiwara is a small city in Chhattisgarh. It comes under the jurisdiction of Durg district of the state. It has a glorious historical past. And so many people, who step into the quaint Durg district, also visit this part at least once.
Demography of AhiwaraAccording to the census of 2001, there are around 18, 700 people in Ahiwara city among which 51% are males and 49% are females. The population under six years of age constitutes 15%. The city has 66% literacy rate, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%.
Economy of AhiwaraJust like other parts of Chaattisgarh, agriculture is the main occupation of the people in Ahiwara village. Other prime economic occupation of the local here is animal husbandry. Poultry farming and livestocks also have a major role in revenue generation in Ahiwara. The region is located near the tributaries of Mahanadi and so the land of the town boasts of high productivity. Durg district is also famous for high quality rich deposits of limestone. Ahiwara is one of a few cities where the quarrying of limestone is ongoing. Limestone derived here is mainly utilized for cement production and steel production.
Culture of AhiwaraWe can see the influence of ancient Chhattisgarhi heritage in the tradition of Ahiwara. The folklores of this ancient city practice the traditional customs that have been originated from the core of the cultural base. There are many local festivals in Ahiwara and they have important connotations in historic documents of Chhattisgarh.
Administration in AhiwaraAhiwara is a nagar panchayats and managing the day-to-day administrative services of the place is the duty of the nagar panchayats. There are 15 wards in Ahiwara nagar panchayats. Ahiwara is a legislative assembly constituency in Durg district of Chhattisgarh state. The sitting MP of this seat is Rajmahnt Sanwla Ram Dahre, who belongs to Indian National Congress. Ahiwara assembly constituency, along with other eight constituencies, falls under Durg Parliamentary constituency.
Collector & District Magistrate, Durg (C.G.)
(Smt. R. Shangeetha)
Transportation in AhiwaraAhiwara railway station comes under Raipur Jn and belongs to South east central railway zone. The other major railway station nearer to Ahiwara is Bhilainagar railway station at a distance of 26.6 km. Ahiwara is connected with other nearest cities by roadways. It is just 31 km away from Raipur, the state capital. So reaching to the city is not a difficult task.
Banks in AhiwaraAs Ahiwara is still a not fully developed town, the utilities and services like banks, courier services, event management companies etc are very minimal here. Even though the government is taking much initiative to provide all such facilities for the people, it is not completely possible in the recent future. Now we can see only a few bank branches functioning here.
Branch name: Ahiwara
IFSC Code: IBKL0001920
Branch Code: 001920
Address: Ward No 1, Ahiwara, Dhamdha Tehsil, Durg, Chhattisgarh
Phone number: 7828474217
Union Bank Of India
Address: Ahiwara, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, 490036
Phone number: 7821 257247, 257294
Ahiwara city is still in its nascent phases of development and so there city does not have well-organized infrastructural facilities. However, special initiatives from the side of the government to implement different plans regarding, roads, railway tracks and air terminals are really appreciable.
City at a glanceState: Chhattisgarh
Languages: Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Coordinates: 21.34759°N 81.42157°E
STD Code: 7821