Nawada district is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India, and
Nawada town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Nawada district
occupies an area of 2492 km² and has a population of 1,809,425 (as of 2001).
Area: 2,494 km?
Population: Total: 1359694 Rural: 1265138 Urban:
Sub Divisions: Nawadah, Rajauli
Blocks: Kauakol,Varsaliganj, Nawadah, Rajouli,
Akbarpur, Hisua, Narhat, Govindpur, Pakribarawan, Sirdalla, Kasichak, Roh, Nardiganj,
Industry: Bidi factories
Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, reportedly visited Rajauli for
rest and recuperation. Rajauli is surrounded by small green mountains, which makes
it environment rich. Passing through the Rajauli Ghat (that is, the Rajauli pass),
a sprawling road from Rajauli takes one to the heights of the Chota Nagpur Plateau
and ends at Kodarma and Jhumri Tilaiya, moving onwards to Hazaribagh and Ranchi.
Kakolat , the famed waterfall in the district, finds references in ancients texts.
National highway passes through RAJAULI, which makes it connected to world 24x7.
It has got one of the best local market in Nawada district. Rajauli is emerging
as s significant market hub for the hinterland regions bordering the Jharkhand state.
Rajauli has also produced many professionals including physicians, surgeons, engineers
who are working in many parts of India.
Kadirganj, located 10 km from Nawada, has a very old and famous silk small scale
industry where many workers carry out the activities of cleaning and weaving of
silk. It has commercial and trading linkages with Bhagalpur, a city famous for its
silk business including export of silk from india.