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About Antagarh

Antagarh a small city in Chhattisgarh comes under Kanker district. The city is located at a distance of 45 km towards west from Kanker and 160 km away in north direction from State capital Raipur. Today Antagarh is enjoys presence of basic services that were once a distant dream. The city has all potential to emerge as an important city of the state.

About Antagarh
Antagarh Panchayat

Geography of Antagarh

Antagarh city is surrounded by Bhanupratapur tehsil towards north, Koilebeda tehsil towards west, Kanker Tehsil towards east and Durgukondal tehsil towards west. The nearby cities to Antagarh include Kaner, Balod, Kondagaon and Dalli-Rajhara. Antagarh remains hot and humid during summer season, when the temperature may go up in between 31°C and 47°C. January and February are comparatively cooler months with a temperature of 22°C to 25°C.

Demography of Antagarh

As per the census of 2011, Antagarh Nagar Panchayat has population of 6777 and 3,408 among them are males, while 3,369 are females. 11.36% of the total population is children of below six years old and it is 770 in number. The city has 82.70% literacy rate, which is higher than the state average of 70.28%. A major portion of the population in Antagarh is from schedule tribe. There are 83.23% of schedule tribe and 9.83% schedule caste in the city.

Administration in Antagarh

Profile of AntagarhAntagarh is a nagar panchayats in Kanker district of Chhatisgarh state. There are 15 wards in the city where elections are held at every five years. There are around 1500 houses within the panchayats and supplying the basic amenities like sewerage and water is the duty of nagar panchayats administrative body. It also is responsible for building roads within Nagar panchayats limits and imposing taxes on properties that come under its jurisdiction. Antagarh is one of the seven tehsils and one of the seven blocks in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Antagarh is an assembly constituency in Kanker district and the sitting MLA of this seat is Bhoj Raj Nag, who belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party. Antagarh legislative constituency belongs to Kanker Parliamentary constituency and Vikram Usendi is the sitting MP here.

Tourist Spots in Antagarh

Even though Antagarh is not so famous tourist location, the city is nearer to the famous tourist attractions of Chhattisgarh state. Gadiya Mountain, Malanjhkudum water fall, Shivani Temple and Charre-Marre water fall etc are some of the famous tourist attractions in Kanker district and they all are within a few kilometers from Antagarh. Charre-Marre water fall, which is just 17 km away from Antagarh city, is a beautiful water fall. It is originated from the river named Jogidhara, which flows in Matla valley. The water fall is 16 meters high with a jig jag slop. The pleasure trip to Chhattisgarh is never completed without viewing this marvelous water fall.

Healthcare Services in Antagarh

It is not wise to expect multi special hospitals with latest treatment options and facilities in a small developing town like Antagarh. The local people here mainly depend on the government hospitals and health centers for treatment and medicines. District hospital at Kanker has advanced facilities up to a level and where people get free consulting and medicines. The community health center in the town also has a general physician and sufficient number of staff including nurse and assistants.

District Hospital, Kanker: 9425592836, 07868-241063
Community Health Center, Antagarh: 9425599455, 7847264558

Utilities Services in Antagarh

Information on Antagarh
Utility Services

As Antagarh is still in a developing stage, the city does not have well established and organized infrastructure facilities. As a result, you cannot see all types of utilities and services that a developed city normally have. However, the government is trying to provide the basic facilities like banks, post offices etc to make the life of common people here more advanced and comfortable.

Banks in Antagarh

The business possibilities for banks in a small town like Antagarh are very low. That is why most of the famous nationalized and private banks do not show much interest to open a branch in this city. However, we can expect for improvement of the banking sector in Antagarh in recent future, as the town is gradually developing in all areas. Some of the few bank that have branches in Antagarh city are listed here.

State Bank of India
Branch name: Antagarh
IFSC Code: SBIN0003504
MICR Code: 494002153
Branch Code: 003504
Address: Antagarh, Kanker, Chhattisgarh, 494665
Phone number: 07847-264414

Chhattisgarh Gramin Bank
Address: Main raod, Antagarh, Kanker, 494665
Phone number: 7847 200202

Aadhar Card Centers in Antagarh

Aadhar card is a very valid document that is considered as the identity proof for most of the official purposes. So, Government is encouraging all Indian citizens to get Aadhar card by arranging aadhar card centers in all important places. There are two permanent aadhar card centers in Antagarh town.

Address: Aisect Csc, Antagarh village, Antagarh Block, Kanker Distt, 494665
Phone number: 9630670665

Address: Aisect Csc, Antagarh village, Antagarh Block, Kanker Distt, 494665
Phone number: 9981903794

Post Offices in Antagarh

Even though the wide acceptance of electronic media, significantly reduces the importance of post offices, the official information and messages from government and other such authentic authorities are still available through post offices. Antagarh post office is a sub post office that comes under Bastar postal division, Raipur postal region and Chhattisgarh postal circle.

Pin code: 494665
Phone number: 07847 264434

Transportation in Antagarh

Swami Vivekanand Airport, which is located at 135 km away from Antagarh, is the nearest airport to the city. Jadalpur Airport at a distance of 146 km and Nawapara Airport at a distance of 165.6 km are also other major airports close to Antagarh. There is no railway station exactly in or less than 10 km to Antagarh. However there are some railway stations near to the town. The major railway stations that are nearer to the town and connects with other major cities of the country are the following.
  • Dalli Rajhara railway station 55.4 km
  • Kusumkasa railway station 61.3 km
  • Balod railway station 71. Km
  • Dhamtari railway station 79.8 km
  • Sikosa railway station 86.8 km
Rail and roadways are the main form of transport in Antagarh. Even though the roads in optimum conditions are very few here, they are well linked to the small villages and towns in the district and state. So people commonly use government owned bus services for local transportation. The proximity to famous tourist locations in the state makes Antagarh city one of the popular towns of the Chhattisgarh. That is why itself the government takes initiatives to improve the infrastructural facilities for the people here. So let us hope for a positive change to Antagarh city in a recent future.

City at a glance

Country: India
State: Chhattisgarh
District: Kanker
Tehsil: Antagarh
Latitude: 20.0970347
Longitude: 81.1612415
Elevation/Altitude: 412 meters above sea level
Pincode: 494665
STD Code: 07847
Language: Chhattisgarhi, Hindi, Gondi and Halbi

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