Bopal

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Bopal
city
Bopal is located in Gujarat
Bopal
Bopal
Coordinates: 23°01′55″N 72°28′04″E / 23.032011°N 72.467816°E / 23.032011; 72.467816Coordinates: 23°01′55″N 72°28′04″E / 23.032011°N 72.467816°E / 23.032011; 72.467816
Country India
State Gujarat
District Ahmadabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 312,181
 • Density 2,155.9/km2 (5,584/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bopal is a satellite town in the Ahmedabad district of the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bopal had a population of 12,181. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bopal has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 84% and female literacy of 75%.

Economy[edit]

Bopal experienced a growth in infrastructure the last 5 to 7 years. The multiplex theatre City Gold was built in this time. A BRTS route is currently being built, and would go to the Sun City cross-roads in Bopal. This route would include a direct line from the Shivranjini cross-roads to the Bopal roundabout.

Suncity Township on Sardar Patel Ring Road, SafalParisar-I and II, Maruti Nandan Villa-1, Bopal 444 and Aarohi, Amramanjri Bunglows, Basant bahar, Shyam Villa - II, Sureel Willows etc. are some of the popular names.

Around 2005 many new properties have come up on Basant Bahar Road (Some people call it Gala Gymkhana Road). Village Ghuma and Bopal are very close - it is hard to differentiate.

There are two famous points, location Umiya Mata Temple and Sarkari Tubewell on Bopal Main Road - which has been made wider.

Bopal Area has many schools - Delhi Public School, Shivashish School, St. Anns School , Tulip School, Bopal also has a Children's Library Justmonkeying.

Drinking water has high Total Dissolved Solids. Most of the dwellers either use Reverse Osmosis purified water.

There are highest number of banks (HDFC BANK at Bopal Main circle, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Bank of India, Dena Bank, Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, Kalupur Bank and Punjab National Bank - which launched one branch at Ghuma, Bank Of India also launched its Ghuma Branch recently The state-of-the-art Krishna Heart Center is also located in Ghuma. Ghuma Village has a beautiful lake and lots of temples too. Sureel Willows is the only 5 storied mid rise residential apartment scheme located near Krisha Heart.

Drainage line was a big problem but now local authorities AUDA have completed drainage facilities and most of the properties in Bopal are now connected with drainage line. Also Rain Water pipe line is almost on completion. AUDA also initiated to widen the roads in Bopal along with the BRTS route up to Sun City, for which work has already been started and is near completion.

Bopal has quality education institute like ED24 - a leading and oldest one-stop education hub, providing certificate courses in Computer Education, IELTS Spoken English as well as English & Gujarati Medium School Tuitions.

The main road connecting Ghuma and Bopal with S.P. Ring Road nowadays observes very high traffic during office hours in morning as well as evening.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.