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About Kharsia

Kharsia is a small town located in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. It is a nagar palika and also a subdivisions of the Raigarh district along with it being one of the six tehsils of the district. This city is situated about 37 KM away from Raigarh and about 202 KM away from State capital Raipur . This industrial city is slowly and steadily gaining importance. There are no tourist spot in particular to look about in the city, however the green lushes of this small town make a pleasurable trip. However, Janjgir, Raigarh , Korba , Hirakud, Janjgir-Champa are some of the important tourist destinations located close to Kharsia. All the festivals are celebrated here with lot of enthusiasm and the people here are very well cultured. The language often spoken by them is Hindi and Chhattisgarhi.

Kharsia in Chhatisgarh

Geography of Kharsia

Kharsia is located at longitude of 21.97°N and latitude of 83.12°E with an average elevation of 245 metres. It is surrounded by Sakti Tehsil towards west , Janjgir Tehsil towards east, Dabhara Tehsil towards South and Malkharoda Tehsil towards South . Sakti , Raigarh , Champa , Korba are some of the cities situated closely. This town comprises of 189 Villages and 78 Panchayats.The weather in Kharsia is extremely hot during summer while winters is generally pleasant. The temperature during summers shoot upto 46 degress. Thus, the best time to visit Kharsia is from October to March.

Demography of Kharsia

Kharsia has a total population of 129,157 which is spread across 189 villages and 78 panchayats . Males population is about 64,476 of total population while Females are 64,681. About 11.72 % belong to Schedule Caste while 4.14 % of total population belong to Schedule Tribe. The average literacy rate here is 71%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%.

Administration in Kharsia

Kharsia municipality is the local body taking care of the administration in Kharsia. This city is divided into 18 wards for easy administration. The local elections are held every 5 years. This municipality has to administer 4006 houses and provide them with basic amenities like ensuring water supply, power supply etc. They are also authorized to levy taxes on properties and build roads within Municipality limits.

Economy of Kharsia

Profile of Kharsia

Kharsia was also known as "Kuber Ki Basti" , however now the industrial revolution has taken the growth of this city to a new level. This town has many important and big industries and its contribution to the state economy is substantial. Also it provides employment opportunities to so many people. Still many people depend on agriculture as their source of income. Monnet Group’s Monnet Ispat Limited is one of the biggest industries situated here. It’s a largest steel plant and second largest Sponge based iron manufacturing unit in the state. It has an annual production capacity of 860,000 tonnes.

Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd. – Raigarh
Village & Post – Naharpalli,
Tehsil – Kharsia,
Raigarh – 496661, Chhattisgarh, India
Tel: +91 – 7762- 275451 & 52
Fax: +91 – 7762-275455
E-mail: mielrgh@monnetgroup.com

Sawadia Steel Industries
Address: 1, Village Kharsia, Kharsia, Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661, Chandan Talab Road
Tel: +(91)-9425250083

Kunal Bricks Industries
Address: Ward No-5, P/O+PS+Dist-Bargarh. Bargarh.. P.C. 768028, Kharsia, Raigarh.

Hotels in Kharsia

This small city in Chhatisgarh being home to many industrial units is often visited by business delegates from across the country. State largest steel plant is located here along with many other industries. Although the accommodation in this city is not at par with other major cities but it has some decent hotels like GP Palace hotel and Vatsa Relax hotel which provides considerably good services. They are all located in the heart of the city. You can choose either of the hotel listed below based on your budget and preference.

Hotel Panchvati
Address: Goushala Rd,
Chhattisgarh 496661
Phone Number: 077622 72045

Hotel Shreejee

Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Hotel Parvat meran

Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

G P Palace Hotel

Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Vatsa Relax Hotel & Restaurant
Phone Number: +(91)-9752546480, 9981530228
N.H.49, Kharsia Road,
Kharsia, Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661,
Near Monnet Steel Plant

Restaurants in Kharsia

Kharsia has some very few options of restaurants which you can opt for. All the restaurants here serve basic North Indian along with some traditional food as well. All the rice items are a must eat in Kharsia as the combinations made here with rice cannot be seen elsewhere. Some of the traditional dishes served here includes cheela, iddhar, muthiya and many more. Pakwaan restaurant in Chhatisgarh is serving some excellent delicious food along with great ambiance. All the restaurants in Kharsia are listed below.

Pakwaan Restaurant
Address: Purani Basti,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Madhavpriya Restaurant
Address: Purani Basti,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Parampara Restaurant
Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Emergency Services in Kharsia

Kharsia is a developing city and does not have all the emergency services as in other cities and towns. This city has a police station located in city premises and few medical stores. Fire stations, Ambulance services, blood banks and many other emergency services are not available here. In case of any other help you need to rush to Raigarh, a major city located 35 kms away.Address of the police station and medical stores is listed below.

Kharsia Police Station
Category: Police Station
Phone Number: +(91)-7762-272100
Address: Police Thana Premises,
Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661

Heera Medical Stores
Category: Medical store
Phone Number: +(91)-9977543676
Address: Kharsia,Raigarh,
Chhattisgarh, Darba Road,
Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661

Ajay Medical Stores
Category: Medical store
Phone Number: +(91)-7762-272363
Address: Kharsia, Raigarh,
Main Road, Kharsia,
Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661

Utility Services in Kharsia

Utility Services in KharsiaKharsia provides basic services to its locals like a post office, banks, courier service and petrol pumps. Post office provides many services like saving accounts besides the routine postal services. Local people can actually enroll themselves for various saving schemes provided by them. The courier services helps in delivery of any important document or parcel with utmost security. Entire responsibility of delivering your parcel is taken by them. Petrol pumps are also located in the city premises which helps all the tourist passing by or coming to Kharsia.

Kharsia Post Office
Phone number: 07762-272003
Kharsia, Raigarh,

DTDC Ltd. - Kharsia
Phone number: 6646 2348 23
Gopi Complex,
Main Road.
Bargarh. P.C. 768028,
Kharsia. Raigarh.

Indane Gas Connection
Phone number: 227001(2532) 9827973466 9300493170
Address: Jindal Shopping Complex,
Kharsia Road

Beniprasad Gajanand Petrol Pump
Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Ashok Automobiles
Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Banks in Kharsia

Kharsia has many banks spread across the city including Indian Overseas Bank, State bank of India, Bank of Baroda and many more. All the banks help in smooth functioning of all the financial transactions. Besides this, all the locals can open in current and savings account in these banks to handle their income well. All the banks in Kharsia are listed below along with their IFSC code, MICR, Branch code, Phone number and address.

Bank Of India
IFSC code: BKID0009426
Micr: 496013661
Branch code: 009426
Address: No 10, 10/2/1, Tilak Ward,
Near Railway Station,
Phone number: 07762-272770,
email: Kharsia.Raipur@bankofindia.co.in

State Bank Of India
Ifsc code: SBIN0002864
Micr: 496002141
Branch code: 002864
Pb N0.1 Dabhra Road,
Distt. Raigarh,
Chhattisgarh 496661
Phone number: 206552

Central Bank Of India
Ifsc code: CBIN0281472
Branch code: 281472
6/47, New Post Office,
P.O. Kharsia (S.E. Rly.),
Dist - Raigarh,
Chhattisgarh - 496661
Phone number: 07762-273538

Union Bank Of India (UBI)
Ifsc code: UBIN0564052
Branch code: 564052
Near Post Office
Putri Shala Road
Kharsia Pin Code 496661
Phone number: 9425882507

Axis Bank
Ifsc code: UTIB0001823
Micr: 496211501
Branch code: 001823
In Front Of Kanya Vivah Bhavan,
New Bus Stand Road,
Ps : Kharsla, Kharsla,
Raigarh: 496661.
Phone number: 7566744441 , 7566744442

Bank Of Baroda
Ifsc code: BARB0KHARSI
Micr: 492012504
Branch code: KHARSI
Ward No 16, Dabhra Road,
Kharsiya, Dist Raigarh,
Phone number: 0771-2582723

Ifsc code: ICIC0002022
Micr: 496229501
Branch code: 002022
Gandhi Chowk,
Raigarh Road
Raigarh, Chattisagarh -496661
Phone number: 7389932124

Indian Overseas Bank
Ifsc code: IOBA0002935
Micr: 496020501
Branch code: 002935
578/12 Gandhi Chowk Near M G College,
Raigarh Road,
Kharsia (C.G.) Pin 496661
Phone number: 0755-2559954

Punjab National Bank
Ifsc code: PUNB0725000
Micr: 496024507
Branch code: 725000
Adjacent To Poonam Agency
Chhattisgarh 496661
Phone number: 9494493970

Canara Bank
Ifsc code: CNRB0005535
Micr: 496015502
Branch code: 005535
Canara Bank Near M G Govt College
Raigarh Road
Chattisgarh 496661

Hospitals in Kharsia

Healthcare in Kharsia

People of Kharsia enjoys availability of health services in the form of hospitals, chemist shops etc. Kharsia has a government hospital which charges minimal on all medical treatments and thus all the poor people can get their treatment done. Fortis OP jindal hospital is a multispeciality hospital with many specialty department on gynecology, Orthopedics and many more. This hospital is well equipped and thus can help the people here in case of emergency as well. The doctors working here in different departments are also doing a great job. All the hospitals in Kharsia are listed below

Government Hospital
Address: Purani Basti,
Kharsia, Chhattisgarh 496661

Sanskar Hospital
Address: Kharsia,
Chhattisgarh 496661

Gayatri Hospital
Address: Purani Basti,
Kharsia, Chhattisgarh 496661

Fortis O P Jindal Hospital & Research Center
Phone no: +(91)-7762-227033, +(91)-8827478001
Address: Kharsia Road Patrapali,
Kharsia, Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496661

Transportation in Kharsia

The location of Kharsia is such that it is very convenient to reach this city. It is located close to many big cities of Chhatisgarh and thus it is connected by rail, air and bus. This city has it own railway station, Kharsia railway junction which connects to all the major cities of the state. However, major railway station which is Rajgarh is located 35 kms away. The closest airport to Kharsia is Raipur airport which is about 167 kms away. Roads connecting to Kharsia are also very good and there are state government owned and private buses that run frequently between important cities and Kharsia.

Kharsia Railway Station
Kharsia, Chhattisgarh 496661
Zone: SECR/South East Central
Division: Bilaspur
Station Code: KHS

This developing city is lately getting attention and is now getting recognized in Chhatisgarh. More and more people want to explore Kharsia, so if you are traveling to Chhattisgarh, do not forget to miss visiting Kharsia.

Kharsia at a glance

Country : India
State : Chhattisgarh
District : Raigarh
Elevation : 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total     18,020
 • Official : Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)

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