Barkakana is a statistics town in Patratu of Ramgarh locale in the province of Jharkhand, India. Barkakana is a little township arranged on the edges of the region town of Ramgarh Cantonment in Jharkhand. It is encompassed by slopes in south and has Ramgarh town in East. The stream Damodar streams on its north. Barkakana fills in as a commercial center and travel point for the general population of a decent measure of close-by towns like Ramgarh, Kuju, Bhurkunda and so on and towns Teliyatu, Masmohna, Chotkakana and Piri to give some examples encompassing it.
An imperative railroad intersection of East Central Railway is here with stoppage of all trains including Ranchi Rajdhani express. Lately, ious little scale and also medium-scale ventures have come up in and around Barkakana, because of vicinity to Damodar waterway, simple and modest accessibility of land and nearness of good transport offices. The place is generally well known for its authoritative, operational control, upkeep and development focal point of Indian Railways under its activity, structural building electrical designing , mechanical designing and flagging units.
Plus, a repair shop of CCL is additionally present in this locale. According to 2011 Census of India Barkakana had a populace of 18,475. There were 9,640 guys and 8,835 females. Booked Castes numbered 2,465 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 3,842. According to 2011 Census of India, Ramgarh Urban Agglomeration had an aggregate populace of 132,441, of which guys were 70,871 and females 61,562. Ramgarh Urban Agglomeration is made out of Ramgarh Cantonment Board, Sirka Census Town, Marar CT and Barkakana CT.