Jharia is an area in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India. Jharia was the fifteenth-biggest town in the province of Jharkhand. Jharia is well known for its rich coal assets, used to make coke. Jharia assumes a critical part in the economy and improvement of Dhanbad City, and can be considered as a piece of Dhanbad City. Jharia, prior an enumeration town, was joined with other urban units to frame Dhanbad Municipal Corporation in 2006. Jharia is spread over parts of Ward Nos. 36,37 and 38 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation. The town of Jharia is to be moved because of the wild coal mine flames see underneath, which have observed to be undousable, prompting loss of property and lives.
Jharia is well known for a coal field fire that has consumed underground for a century. The main fire was distinguished in 1916. As indicated by records, it was the Khas Jharia mines of Seth Khora Ramji Chawda 1860– 1923, who was a pioneer of Indian coalmines, whose mines were one of the firsts to crumple in underground fire in 1930. Two of his collieries, Khas Jharia and Golden Jharia, which dealt with most extreme 260-foot-profound shafts, crumbled because of now notorious underground flames, in which their home and home likewise fallen on 8 November 1930, causing 18 feet subsidence and across the board obliteration.