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Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township)

Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) (জেমরি - জেকে নগর টাউনশিপ)(also known as Jaykaynagar) is a census town under Raniganj police station of Asansol subdivision in Barddhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating latterite soil. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.


As of 2001 India census, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) had a population of 14,087. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 51%. In Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Jemari (JK Nagar Township) has six primary and one higher secondary schools.


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