Gangajal Ghati is located at 23° 25′ 0″ North, 87° 7′ 0″ East and 30 km north from District HQ. Gangajalghati Police Station has a jurisdiction over an area of 371.2 sq ft with total population of 162007 with 9 G.P having border with Mejia, Saltora and Borjora PS of this district. This police station is under Sadar Sub-Division. Geographical features of this P.S are vulnerable as some parts is covered by deep, dense forest. Some part of this PS area is covered by deep, dense forest.The Government of West Bengal along with District Administration have selected few blocks of Bankura District as the most promising areas for setting up big and medium scale Industries. Gangajalghati is one of them. Gangajal Ghati is the main town and Barsol, Bhaktabandh, Gobindadham, Lachmanpur, Latiabani, Nityandapur and Pirrabaniare the semi town of this PS.Gangajal Ghati is the main market and there are two weakly market (HAAT) at Gobindhum (sitting day-Wednesday/saturday) and Salbedia(sitting day- Sunday/Tuesday). People of this area are mainly depending on agriculture.