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According to one popular tale, Captain choose”Archi” a Oraon tribal village as head quarter. ”Archi” means Bamboo forest in local Nagpuri dialect . The British inadvertently named “Archi” as “Ranchi”.

Ranchi lies at 23°22′N 85°20′E near to the Tropic of Cancer. Its municipal area is 652.02 km 2 (251.75 sq mi), and its average elevation is 651 m above sea level. Ranchi is located in the southern part of the  Chota Nagpur plateau , which is the eastern section of the Deccan plateau. As of 2011 India census, Ranchi municipal corporation has a population of 1,126,741, making it the 46th largest urban city in India. Males constitute 51.3% of the population and females 48.7%. Ranchi has an average literacy rate of 87.68%.

The city witnessed a sudden surge in population after the declaration of the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. Owing to the rising employment opportunities and opening of numerous regional and state level offices, banks, and FMCG companies, the city witnessed a rapid influx of employment seeking migrants.

Ranchi is boarder district connected with west Bengal via Ranchi–Silli road with SH-01.It also connected with Ranchi–Ramgarh with NH33 Road and Ranchi-Khunti with NH-75 Extension road, Ranchi-Gumla with NH-23 and Ranchi-Lohardaga road with NH-75.

According to one popular tale, Captain choose”Archi” a Oraon tribal village as head quarter. ”Archi” means Bamboo forest in local Nagpuri dialect . The British inadvertently named “Archi” as “Ranchi”.

Ranchi lies at 23°22′N 85°20′E near to the Tropic of Cancer. Its municipal area is 652.02 km 2 (251.75 sq mi), and its average elevation is 651 m above sea level. Ranchi is located in the southern part of the  Chota Nagpur plateau , which is the eastern section of the Deccan plateau. As of 2011 India census, Ranchi municipal corporation has a population of 1,126,741, making it the 46th largest urban city in India. Males constitute 51.3% of the population and females 48.7%. Ranchi has an average literacy rate of 87.68%.

The city witnessed a sudden surge in population after the declaration of the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. Owing to the rising employment opportunities and opening of numerous regional and state level offices, banks, and FMCG companies, the city witnessed a rapid influx of employment seeking migrants.

Ranchi is boarder district connected with west Bengal via Ranchi–Silli road with SH-01.It also connected with Ranchi–Ramgarh with NH33 Road and Ranchi-Khunti with NH-75 Extension road, Ranchi-Gumla with NH-23 and Ranchi-Lohardaga road with NH-75.

According to one popular tale, Captain choose”Archi” a Oraon tribal village as head quarter. ”Archi” means Bamboo forest in local Nagpuri dialect . The British inadvertently named “Archi” as “Ranchi”.

Ranchi lies at 23°22′N 85°20′E near to the Tropic of Cancer. Its municipal area is 652.02 km 2 (251.75 sq mi), and its average elevation is 651 m above sea level. Ranchi is located in the southern part of the  Chota Nagpur plateau , which is the eastern section of the Deccan plateau. As of 2011 India census, Ranchi municipal corporation has a population of 1,126,741, making it the 46th largest urban city in India. Males constitute 51.3% of the population and females 48.7%. Ranchi has an average literacy rate of 87.68%.

The city witnessed a sudden surge in population after the declaration of the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. Owing to the rising employment opportunities and opening of numerous regional and state level offices, banks, and FMCG companies, the city witnessed a rapid influx of employment seeking migrants.

Ranchi is boarder district connected with west Bengal via Ranchi–Silli road with SH-01.It also connected with Ranchi–Ramgarh with NH33 Road and Ranchi-Khunti with NH-75 Extension road, Ranchi-Gumla with NH-23 and Ranchi-Lohardaga road with NH-75.

 

Every year an average of around 100000 new vehicles get registered in the district.

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The graph represents the number of vehicles registered in last three years.

More than 1.4 million people are killed in Road Accidents, worldwide, every year. In India, 20 people die every hour in road accident which boils down to 1 death in every 3 minutes. This is about more than 11% of the death toll

across the world in Road accidents; unfortunately India is a global leader in road accidents. More than 3000 people die in road accident in Jharkhand State. This problem indicates the high exigency to fight against Road accidents in every possible way and to create awareness on road safety measures.

Road accident is most unwanted thing happened to a road user, though they happen quit often. The most unfortunate thing is that we don’t learn from our mistakes on road. Most of the road users are quite well aware of the general rules and safety measures while using road but is only the laxity on part of road users, which cause accident and crashes are due to human errors.

When we talk about Ranchi total 659 accidents happened in year 2019 in which 448 people were killed and 387 people get injured in the road accidents. This is about 45% of death occurred in which two wheelers were involved.

We are elaborating some of the common behavior of humans which results in accidents:

Over speeding, Drunken Driving, Destructing of drivers, Red Light Jumping, Avoiding safety gears like seat belt and helmet, Non-adherence of lane driving and overtaking in a wrong manner.

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