Maithon is a census town in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is situated on the banks of river Damodar.
The name has been derived from Maithan or Mai-Ka-Than , the "than" being an apa-bhransha or a local pronunciation of Sanskrit/Bengali "Sthan" for "place". The place of Mai or Ma or mother, refers to Goddes Durga or Ma Kalyaneswari of the famous Kalyaneswari temple nearby.
Maithon Dam, of the Damodar Valley Corporation, constitutes one of the most accomplished and successful river valley projects of India, which was a part of the First Five Year Plan after India's independence. The Damodar Valley region, which Maithon froms a part of, is often hailed as the Ruhr Valley of India.
As per 2011 Census of India Maithon had a population of 18,830, of which 9,942 were males and 8,888 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,830 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,128.
As of 2001 India census, Maithon had a population of 19,728. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Maithon has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 67%. In Maithon, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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||Holding No 15/A (13), G. C. Mitra Road, Roomy Tower, Asansol, Burdwan 713301
||Purba Appartments Burnpur Road Near Court Road Puja Committee/Police Lines Asansol Pin 713304
||Rambandhutala More, G T Road, Asnsol, Burdwan, 713303
||Shop Num: 2 &3, Ground Floor, Silver International Hotel above the shop, Matkuria, Katras Rd, Bank Mod, Dhanbad
||OPP ADITYA APPARTMENT, SARAIDHELA MAIN ROAD, DHANBAD
||JAISWAL TELECOM, CINEMA HALL MORE,NIRSA, Dist- DHANBAD, PS-Nirsa 828205
||65 Nsb Road, Raniganj, Burdwan.713347
|Maa Durga Telecom
||Maa Durga Telecom, Dhansar More 826001, Dhanbad
||Shop No - 4, S.B.Gorai Road, Gouri Niwas, P.S. - Asansol (S), Dist. - Burdwan, PIN - 713304
|Reliant India Services
||Laximania More Nr Rani Sati Mnadir Jharia Dhanbad
|RIDDHI SIDDHI TELECOM
||Railway Market Adra, Purulia.723121
|S N COMMUNICATION
||Kulti New Road, Holding No 1160/KL-130, Mouza + PO + PS Kulti, Ward No 21, Dist. Burdwan, PIN 713343