The District Janjgir-Champa was established on 25 May 1998. The district Janjgir-Champa is situated in the center of Chhattisgarh and so it is considered as Heart of Chhattisgarh. The District Head Quarter Janjgir of the district Janjgir-Champa is the city of Maharaja Jajawalya Dev of Kulchury dynasty. The Janjgir-Champa district is a major producer of Food Grains in the state Chhattisgarh. The Vishnu Mandir of Janjgir district reflects the golden past of this district. The Vishnu Mandir is an ancient artistic sample of Vaishnav community. The Hasdeobango project has been considered as life supporting canal for the district Janjgir-Champa. Under this project 3/4th area of the district will be covered for irrigation.
Location of the District
The District Head Quarter of Janjgir-Champa is in Janjgir , which is situated on National Highway 49. Janjgir is 65 KM. away from Bilaspur and 175 KM from State capital Raipur through road route. District head quarter Janjgir is also connected with Rail Line of South-Eastern-Central Railway. It is situated on Hawarah-Mumbai main line. State capital Raipur is 152 KM. from Janjgir through Rail route. The railway station of district Janjgir is Naila and Champa.