Gadchiroli is a town and a municipal council in Gadchiroli district in the state of Maharashtra, central India.It is located at eastern side of maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of the district. Main river flown through city is the Vainganga. It is green lush in Monsoon season (July to September) but also prone to flooding. Gadchiroli is known for its forest. ‘Teak’ is grown commercially and bamboos are used for various crafts.
The climate is tropical in Gadchiroli. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The climate here is classified as Aw by the Köppen-Geiger system. The temperature here averages 27.2 °C. About 1493 mm of precipitation falls annually.
Gadchiroli tehsil was created in 1905 by transfer of zamindari istate from Bramhapuri and Chandrapur tahsil. Gadchiroli district was created on 26 August 1982 by bifurcating the Chandrapur district in the place of Bramhapuri, which is part of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. In ancient times the region was ruled by the Rashtrakutas, the Chalukyas, the Yadavas of Deogiri and later the Gonds of Gadchiroli. In the 13th century Khandkya Ballal Shah founded Chandrapur. He shifted his capital from Sirpur to Chandrapur. Chandrapur subsequently came under Maratha rule. In 1853, Berar, of which Chandrapur (then called Chanda until 1964) was part, was ceded to the British East India Company. In 1854, Chandrapur became an independent district of Berar. In 1905, the British created the tehsil of Gadchiroli by transfer of zamindari istate from Chandrapur and Bramhapuri. It was part of the Central Provinces till 1956, when with the reorganisation of the states, Chandrapur was transferred to Bombay state. In 1960, when the new state of Maharashtra was created, Chandrapur became a district of the state. In 1982 Chandrapur was divided, with Gadchiroli becoming an independent district in the place of Bramhapuri. Naxalism is highly prevalent in Gadchiroli and subsequently has been highlighted as part of the Red Corridor, used to describe areas in India that are plagued by Naxalites.This district is having explore by many social workers.
Gadchiroli is a Municipal Council city in district of Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. The Gadchiroli city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Gadchiroli Municipal Council has population of 54,152 of which 27,569 are males while 26,583 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5249 which is 9.69 % of total population of Gadchiroli (M Cl). In Gadchiroli Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 964 against state average of 929. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Gadchiroli is around 898 compared to Maharashtra state average of 894. Literacy rate of Gadchiroli city is 90.45 % higher than state average of 82.34 %. In Gadchiroli, Male literacy is around 94.44 % while female literacy rate is 86.35 %.
Gadchiroli Municipal Council has total administration over 13,111 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Gadchiroli Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction. Currently our website doesn’t have information on schools and hospital located within Gadchiroli.
It takes around two hours journey from Chandrapur and 4 hours journey from Nagpur by State Transport Bus to reach Gadchiroli. Also, private luxury buses are run from Nagpur and Chandrapur for Gadchiroli.
Place of Interest
• Shiv Temple at Markanda,
• Hanuman Temple at Chaprala