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Barauni was once an Industrial town in Begusarai district, Bihar. After the partition of the Jharkhand from Bihar, it had and still has the potential to become the industrial capital of Bihar.-
The town situated at the bank of the holy river Ganges is connected by a Railway-cum-Road bridge over connecting North Bihar and South Bihar known as Rajendra Setu officially but as Mokama bridge in common parlance.
The major industries here were/ are :
- Indian Oil refinery
- Barauni Thermal Power Station BSEB
- Hindust an fertilizers corporation Page is in Hindi
- Barauni dairy
- Bihar carbon Pvt.ltd
- Neo Carbon Pvt.ltd
- Premier Industries
- Graphite India
There are also several small industries here.
Barauni Junction is one of the important stations in Bihar. It is a junction and is connected to the all the four metropolis New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai through important Broad Gauge Routes. It takes around 15 hours to reach Barauni from New Delhi through train. It is the gateway to North Eastern India as it connects the North-East States with the rest of the country. Barauni has two railway stations - I.) Barauni Junction (old) where trains from Patna side enter and reverse to proceed towards North East (exception is for trains coming from Samastipur side where reversal is not needed) and II.) Barauni Junction (new) at some distance in order to avoid reversal at the former. List of train that start/terminate at Barauni Junction are:-
- 1. Vaishali Express
- 2. Raptisagar Express
- 3. Amarnath Express
- 4. Gwalior Mail
- 5. Barauni Lucknow Express
- 6. 15276 Barauni Saharsa Express
National Highway 28 (India) start at Barauni and National Highway 31 (India) passes through this town. Both national highway having junction here. Bus,Jeep,Taxi,Rickshaw,Auto used for local transportation.
Barauni has several schools and colleges.It has three Kendriya Vidyalayas under its name.
1.Kendriya Vidyalaya, Garhara Barauni
2.Kendriya Vidyalaya, HFC Barauni and
3.Kendriya Vidyalaya, IOC Barauni
4.N E Railway Inter College Garhara Barauni
One of the Historic government school is RKC(Radha Kishen Chamaria) High School, Phulwaria. It houses more than 1000 students in an academic year and 50 teaching staffs.
5.APSM(Ayodhya Prasad Singh Smarak Memorial) college Barauni affiliated to Darbhanga University is famous for its undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science and Arts.
6.BARO Middle School One of the Historic Government School Established in 1873. Shri Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Rashtriya Kavi was Study in this School. 7.DAV Public School, HFC Barauni
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