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About Mugma

Mugma is a census town located in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand state. It is located just 40 kms away from main city of Dhanbad. Although it is not a very well developed town, but is still considered to be one of the emerging towns of Dhanbad District. Below we’ve brought more information about this town, which will give you clear understanding about existing conditions in town and what future does this town hold for all its local citizens.

Economy of Mugma

Local economy of most towns and villages in Dhanbad district is driven by coal mines. And this is most certainly true about Mugma as well, where coal mines are being operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited – a public limited company. These coal mines, needless to say, generate huge employment for locals here. Besides these coal mines, the local service sector plays a very equally important role in generating employment opportunities here. Although local service sector is very miniscule in size, which is actually very obvious for small economy like this. Talking about what actually constitutes the local service sector, then banking sector and retail sector are at the core of local service sector.

Economy of Mugma
Coal Mines near Mugma

Talking about agricultural sector, then years of slow urbanization may have taken some sheen from this sector, but it still bears significant influence over the local economy. This may be because of the fact that agriculture is still no 1 occupation in most adjoining villages, which obviously casts indirect influence on Mugma’s economy.

Healthcare Services in Mugma

Mugma’s healthcare services continue to reel under immense infrastructural deficiencies, as even today this town only boosts few well equipped hospitals. The most prominent one amongst these few hospitals is regional hospital operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited, located at GT road. It is a 50 bed hospital and is equipped with all the standard infrastructures. However, this renowned hospital and other few local hospitals alone cannot bear healthcare demands of an entire town. As a result Mugma’s local patients are very much over reliant on many well equipped hospitals operating in Dhanbad city.
All said and done about lack of hospitals, but Mugma at least does not have any shortage of chemist shops and dispensaries. At least it has decent number of them, which are good enough to take care of local healthcare needs.

Transportation Services in Mugma

Considering that Mugma is pretty small town, then its transportation services is not that bad at all. This is because it does have decent number of infrastructure to take care of its local transportation. Besides, it also has a railway station of its own. Starting first with auto rickshaws, then they are solely responsible for taking care of local transportation here. They are widely available across entire town. Thanks to them local commuters don’t have to worry at all about not reaching any locality or area on time. Mugma Railway Station though a small railway station is directly connected to important cities like Ranchi, Dhanbad Barachak and Asansol. Besides these cities, it is directly connected to many small villages of Dhanbad district.

Safety and Security in Mugma

Although Mugma does not have a local police station to look after its law and order, but its law and order is still very stable and peaceful. And just in case if any unlawful activities do take place, then locals can register their complaint in police stations of neighboring towns. But to tell you the fact serious crimes and unlawful activities barely take place here and hence Mugma’s locals rarely have to go through inconvenience of visiting local police stations of neighboring town.        
SDPO Sindri: 0326    2251434, 2251434                    
Superintendent of Police, Dhanbad: 0326 2220802
SDPO Baghmara: 0326    2372515, 2372515,  2374740   

Mugma at a glance

Country : India
State : Jharkhand
District : Dhanbad
Elevation : 132 m (433 ft)
Official languages: Hindi, Santali
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
District: Dhanbad

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