Jamui was formed in 1991 as a result of its separation from Munger. The district,
located in the centre of Bihar has a total area of 3122.80 sq kms. With Munger and
Lakhisarai in the north, Giridih in the south, Deoghar and Banka in the east and
Nawada in the west, Jamui has a total population of 13, 98,796 of which males have
a share of 7, 29,138 and females 6, 69,658. With 401 people per sq mtr, Jamui has
a literacy rate of 42.74%.
Well connected to all the major Indian cities, Jamui is nearest to both JayaPrakash
Narayan International Airport and Gaya International Airport. With 28 Commercial
Banks and 35 Gramin Banks, the district has a Sub-divisional Hospital, 7 Primary
Health Centers, 3 Referral Hospitals, 152 Health Sub-centers, 3 Gramin Aushadhalayas,
and 24 Additional Primary Health Centers. It boasts of achieving the national target
of 40 litres of drinking water per person per day.
Mining and agriculture are the two main source of revenue of Jamui. With 55,570
hectares of net cropped area, it has reserves of Stone Chips, Granite, Morram Sand,
and Quartz among others.
Main attractions of Jamui are
With 474 Primary Schools, 45 High Schools, 2 Degree colleges, 7 affiliated Colleges
and 202 Sarva Siksha Aviyan Schools, Jamui is pacing up towards a rewarding future.
- Minto Tower
- Kali Mandir
- Jain Mandir Dharamshala
- Kshatriya Kund Gram
- Giddeshwar Temple
Enriched with full of untapped natural resources Jamui is all geared up to compete
with the best states through the implementation of its various welfare schemes.