About Rajim

The town of Rajim lies in the District Gariaband of Chattisgarh. Rajim is located at almost 45 kms from Raipur. From there one should take the NH 43 to Abhanpur and thereafter a left turn needs to be taken which will lead to a narrow road towards Rajim. Mahasamund(32 kms), Dhamtari(49 kms) and Gobranawapara(4 kms) are some other nearby cities to Rajim.

About Rajim
Rajiv Lochan Temple

Geography and Climate of Rajim

The Rajim town is positioned at 20°57'54'North and 81°52'54'East. The avg. elevation of the town is 922 feet or 281 meter. Rajim experiences a hot summer with a maximum temperature of 42 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature hovers around 26 degree Celsius. Winters are quite chilly in Rajim with minimum and maximum temperatures as 10 degree Celsius and 28 degree Celsius respectively.

Demography of Rajim

The population of Rajim as per the census of 2011 was 14090, out of which there were 7079 females and 7011 males. The population of kids less than 6 years of age is about 13.5 percent of the total population of Rajim. The literacy rate of the town is 82.10 percent which is greater as compared to the State avg. i.e. 70.28 percent. The female and male literacy rates in Rajim are 74.23 percent and 90.09 percent respectively. Chattisgarhi and Hindi are the official languages that are spoken in Rajim.

Tourism in Rajim

Rajim abounds with a number of religious temples and rivers. The town is also famed as the Prayag of Chattisgarh State. The reason is that it brags of the “Triveni Sangam” which is a union of 3 rivers – Pairi, Mahanadi and Sondur. One can see the remains of the “Kuleshvara Mahadev Mandir” in Rajim.“Shri Rajiv Lochan” Temple is another renowned temple of Rajim which is devoted to Lord Vishnu. The temple comprises 12 towered columns that are embellished with stone carvings which display the faces of numerous Hindu deities. This shrine is flocked by a plethora of devotees from throughout the world to pay homage to Lord Vishnu. Besides, one can also check out the other temples located in the vicinity of the Rajiv Lochan Temple which are dedicated to the numerous personifications of Vishnu such as “Narasimha” and “Vamana”. There is also a Buddha statue which can be seen under a Bodhi tree in a meditative stance. This statue is made of black stone and is a must-see for the tourists visiting the Rajim town.

Rajim Kumbh

The “Rajim Lochan Mahotsav” is held every year in Rajim between 16th February and 1st March. During this festival people perform a variety of dance and music shows which represent the splendid culture of the town. The Rajim Kumbh is held at Rajim every year and thousands of Hindu devotees throng the town during this time. Rajim has always been the most sought-after pilgrimage centre for the Vaishnavites(supporters of Vaishnavism). Owing to this reason the town is also famous as the Shaiv Dharma centre. In the ancient times the town served as a camping stop on the pilgrimage path. At Rajim the Kalpvas ritual was also performed just like it is done at the city of Allahabad. A plethora of pilgrims congregate at Rajim to perform the “Fifth Kumbh” ceremony which resembles the conventional “Punni Mela” and is held at the renowned Rajiv Lochan Temple of Rajim every year. AtRajim Kumbh, people can witness a myriad of Mahatmas, Sadhus, Munis, Sants, Rishis and Margdarshak Gurus flock the town. People usually start arriving at Rajim one day beforehand to attend the special pooja which takes place at the midnight. Thousands of devotees take holy dip at the Triveni Sangam during the Kumbh.

Services in Rajim

Rajim presents its residents with a number of banks, post office, a police station, chemists etc. All these services can be accessed by the locals as well as the outsiders. By bestowing the people with all these indispensable services, the town of Rajim has proved its worth very well. Below are the contact details of all these services in details so that in case of emergency one can get hold of any of these services without any difficulty:

Post Office in Rajim

Post Office Type: Sub Offc
Address: The Post Master, Rajim Post Offc, Phingeshwar Taluk, Raipur Dist., Chhattisgarh, Pin code- 493885
Phone: 07701-235095

Police in Rajim

Address: Rajim, Chhattisgarh, Pin code- 493885?
Phone: 07701 235 100

Banks in Rajim

HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Name: Rajim Nawapara
IFSC Code: HDFC0002134
MICR Code: 492240501
Branch Code: 002134
Address: Hdfc Bank Limited Anmol Niwas, Opp. Gramin Bank, Rajim, Chhattisgarh, Pin code- 493885

Punjab National Bank
Branch Name: Rajim Chhatisgarh
IFSC Code: PUNB0611500
MICR Code: 492024008
Branch Code: 611500
Address: Rajim, Raipur Rd, Chhatisgarh, Pin code- 493881
Phone: 9425501075

Axis Bank
Branch Name: Rajim
IFSC Code: UTIB0001396
MICR Code: 493211501
Branch Code: 001396
Address: Axis Bank Ltd., Raipur Devbhog Rd, Nr Gramin Bank, Rajim, Chhatisgarh, Pin code- 493881
Phone: 0771235301

Dena Bank
Branch Name: Rajim
IFSC Code: BKDN0820271
Branch Code: 820271
Address: 73 M. Chalani Bulding, Nawapara, Raipur District, Rajim, Chattisgarh, Pin code- 493885
Phone: 9893970716 and 07701-233851 or 232398

Hotels in Rajim

There are only a handful of good accommodation options at Rajim. Among them the Agarwal Lodge is the most prominent one. The contact details of the same have been given below:

Agarwal Lodge
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Rajim, Raipur, Giriyaband Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code- 493885
Phone: +(91)-9827888067

Chemists in Rajim

Mahalaxmi Medical Store
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin – 493885
Phone: +(91)-8109599322

Deepak Medical Agencies
Address: Bus Stand, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9753699345

Om Medical Stores
Address: Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9826604009

MAA Medicals Store
Address: Bus Stand, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9826148411

Bijeta Medical Stores
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin- 493885
Phone: +(91)-9826177214

Hemant Medical
Address: Bus Stand, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin- 493885
Phone: +(91)-9926155006

Kuleshwar Medical & General Stores
Address: Bus Stand, Raipur, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9755850081

Health in Rajim

The health of the people residing in Rajim is in safe hands because the town boasts of some outstanding hospitals and nursing homes. Although these health care units are less in number, they are well-appointed with all the necessary resources. A well-experienced and expert team of medical professionals are always there to look after the patients and give them the round-the-clock medical care and support. Following are some noteworthy health care units located in the town of Rajim:

Sevasadan Mata Rajim Hospital
Address: Nr Forest Barrier, Rajim Chowk, Rajim, Chhatisgarh, Pin code- 493881
Phone number: 9301824541
Contact Person: Dr. Pankaj Jaiswal
Email Id: sewasadan.mrh@gmail.com

Chhattisgarh Hospital
Address: Damani Clny, Nawapara, Rajim, Raipur, Chhatisgarh, Pin code- 493881
Phone number: 9300084999
Contact Person: Dr. Mohini Eidnani

Shah Nursing Home
Address: Sadar Rd, Nawapara, Rajim, Raipur, Chhatisgarh, Pin code - 493885
Phone: 9826641698
Contact Person: Dr. Dilip Kumar Shah
Email Id: drdilipshah@ymail.com

Soni & Kaur Multispecialty Hospital And Maternity Home
Address: Ashirwad Bhawan, Amapara Pitaiband Rd, Rajim, Raipur, Chattisgarh, Pin code- 493885

Food in Rajim

The staple diet of Rajim is rice and the other foods that accompany this diet are cereals, pulses, fruits, vegetables and meat products. Rajim people are also fond of sweets and namkeens. Kurma, Jalebi, Cashew Barfi, Petha and Moong Dal Ka Halwa are among the famous sweet dishes that are savored by the people of Rajim. Another famous sweet dish made of Chana Daal is known as “Bafuari” which is very popular among the locals of Rajim. “Mahuwa” is a well-known fruit brew which is made of a white colored creamy fruit of the “Mahuwa” tree and is relished throughout the town of Rajim. Rajim is dotted with several eateries and sweet shops, the details of the same have been listed below:

Restaurants in Rajim

Jalaram Restaurant
Address: Bus Stand, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9926532470

Bharat Juice Corner
Address: Bus Stand, Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9826778253

Ganapati Restaurant
Address: Raipur, Raipur Rd, Nawapara Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code- 493881
Phone: +(91)-9300274800

Santushthi Fast Food and Restaurant
Address: Main Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9826709333

Pradip Juice Corner
Address: Nawapara, Sadar Rd, Nawapara Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493881
Phone: +(91)-9826636957

Sweet Shops in Rajim

Tanik Hotel and Mishtan Bhander
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Giriyaband Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9589437025

MAA Danteswari Sweets
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Giriyaband Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9406243245

Shree Rajiv Lochan Sweets and Daily Needs
Address: Gobardhan Chowk, Giriyaband Rd, Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Phone – 493885
Phone: +(91)-9754013310

Sahu Mishtan
Address: Raipur Rd, Nawapara Rajim, Raipur-Chhattisgarh, Pin code – 493881
Phone: +(91)-9926142203

Transport in Rajim

The Rajim Railway Station is the main rail head of the town. This station belongs to the South Eastern Central Rlwy, Raipur Junction. Another nearby rail head to Rajim is the Mahasamund Railway Station. The nearest airport to Rajim is the Raipur Airport which is located about 30 kms from Rajim.


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