Dharni (CT) is a Census Town city in the district of Amravati, Maharashtra.
Dharni’s climate is classified as tropical. The summers here have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. This location is classified as Aw by Koppen and Geiger. In Dharni, the average annual temperature is 26.8 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1187 mm.
Dharni (CT) is a Census Town city in the district of Amravati, Maharashtra. The Dharni Census Town has a population of 15,761 of which 8,075 are males while 7,686 are females as per a report released by Census of India 2011. It is the headquarters of Dharni tehsil and forms the terminus of the high road through the hills from Paratwada to Burhanpur. It is 97 km (60 mi) distant from Paratwada and 148 km (92 mi) from Amravati.
The population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2066 which is 13.11 % of the total population of Dharni (CT). In Dharni Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 952 against the state average of 929. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Dharni is around 918 compared to Maharashtra state average of 894. The literacy rate of Dharni city is 85.78 % higher than the state average of 82.34 %. In Dharni, Male literacy is around 90.93 % while the female literacy rate is 80.39 %.
Dharni Census Town has total administration over 3,234 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Dharni was noted for the malaria-infested areas, but these have since been cleared of malaria and brought under cultivation. The land is very fertile, the chief crops being wheat and gram. For irrigation, the river Tapi has been tapped here. Melghat tehsil is rich in timber forests and hence the State Government have established a timber depot there. Most of the timber after local consumption is chiefly exported to Mumbai. There are the offices of the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Tehsildar, State Electricity Board, Integrated Tribal Development Department, the Panchayat Samiti and the Sub Divisional Police Officer. It has a branch of the District Co-operative Bank and 4 other Cooperative Societies. The village has a Primary School, a Multipurpose High School, a Post-office and a Police station. A sub-divisional city hospital is in service which conducted by the Zilla Parishad. Recently a maternity home has been established.
Dharni is now the biggest commercial center in the 100 km radius of Melghat. The growth of Dharni is bound by the proposed Tapi dam. The initial rate of growth was much quicker in the past