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Chalisgaon, Maharashtra
milk city
Nickname(s): 40 city
Chalisgaon, Maharashtra is located in Maharashtra
Chalisgaon, Maharashtra
Chalisgaon, Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02Coordinates: 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
 • MLA Shri.Pranav Sonavane
Area rank 1
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 97,551
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 424101
Telephone code 91-2589
Vehicle registration MH19

Chalisgaon About this sound pronunciation  is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Chalisgaon is the second largest tehsil after Bhusawal in Jalgaon district. Villages under Chalisgaon administration include Alwadi,Tirpole, Kodagaon, Bahal, Bhoras, Devali, Hirapur, Jamda, Kargaon, Mehunbare, Hingone, Patonda, Pilkhod, Ranjangaon, Saygaon, Umbarkhed, and Waghali, Hatgaon, Wadale-Wadali.


Chalisgaon is located at 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 344 metres (1128 feet).


The world famous mathematician and philosopher Bhaskaracharya was from Chalisgaon. The world famous artist Keki Moos was from Chalisgaon. India’s well known personalities, such as Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (Prime minister of India), Baba Amte (social worker and follower of Vinoba Bhave, Jaiprakesh Narayan, Shankar Rao Dev, Sane Guruji (Pandurang Sadashiv Sane). Pt. Mahadev shastri Joshi. Maharshi Anna Saheb Karve, Narayan Hari Aapte (writer) Prof. N. S. Phadke, shri M. Mate, Acharya Atre, Vasant Shantaram Desai visited Keki’s museum. Best residencal Area is Adarsh nagar. It is clean, Fresh Area of chalisgaon.

The Belganga Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana(Belganga Sugur Factory) is located at Bhoras in Chalisgaon. The famous Gautala wild life sanctuary is near from Chalisgaon Pitalkhora caves and Patnadevi (ancient temple of Hindu Goddess) are there. Chalisgaon has been a supplier of milk for Mumbai from many years. Chalisgaon is also famous for lemon parks. Lemons are exported to Surat(Gujrat), Mumbai and other Major cities of India.


As of 2011 India census,[2][not in citation given] Chalisgaon had a population of 97551. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chalisgaon has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%, with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 67%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Chalisgaon is one of the important railway junctions under Bhusawal division of Central Railways. Situated on the Mumbai-Bhusawal railway line, this junction offers connectivity to Dhule. A slip route of around 57 km is connected to Dhule city from Chalisgaon. Trains stopping at Chalisgaon include Punjab Mail, Jhelum Express, Howrah Mail, Vidarbha Express, Sevagram Express, Nagpur Pune Express, Maharashtra Express, Bhusaval Pune Express, Dadar Amritsar Express, Janata Express, Kashi Express, Kamayani Express, etc. Chalisgaon is Also facilitated with helipad services and nearest Airport is Aurangabad And Jalgaon About 85 km and 100 km respectively. Chalisgaon is at the junction of important highways viz. NH-211 Dhule-Aurangbad-Solapur, SH-18 Malegaon-Chalisgaon-Pachora-Bodwad-Nagpur and SH-24 Chalisgaon-Nandgaon.

Schools and Colleges[edit]

Madhyamic Vidyalay Ganeshpur, Schools and colleges in Chalisgaon include K.D.M.G.S. Ayurved College and Hospital,
Shivaji Shikshan prasaral Manadal,Takali,p.d.,
Madhyamik Vidyalay, Patonda
Kotkar Adhyapak Vidyalay(D Ed. College),Patonda,Paramedical School, Patonda
Madhyamik Vidyalaya Waghali,Madhyamik Vidyalay Hingone,
Hirubhai Himabhai Patel prathmic Vidya Mandir,
Indira Gandhi Sindhi High School,
A. B. Boys' Highschool,
A. B. Girls' Highschool,
Good Shephard Academy High School,
St. Joseph's Convent School (CBSE),
Nanasaheb Yashwantrao Narayanrao Chavan Arts, Science & Commerce College, Chalisgaon (Rashtriya Vidyalaya),
Rashtiya Kanya Shala, Chalisgaon,
Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Ranjangaon,
Gurukul Vidyalaya(Tatyasaheb Samant Madhyamik Vidyalaya know more about Gurukul Vidyalaya ([1])),
Kakasaheb Purnapatre Madhyamic Vidyalaya,Chalisgaon,
Nanasaheb Y. N. Chavan Arts Science & Commerce College ,
Chalisgaon Education Society's B.P. Arts, S.M.A. Science & K.K.C. Commerce College ([2]),
Chalisgaon Education Society's K. R. Kotkar Junior College ([3]),
Anglo Urdu High school Ghat Road,
Tahezib Urdu High School, Musa Qadri Nagar Chalisgaon.GRACE ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL(todlerse),
Podar International School,Chalisgaon,
Unatee Mandal,Kargaon Road,Chalisgaon,
Smt.Champabai Ramratan Kalantri Prathmik Vidyalay,Dhule Raod,Chalisgaon,
Smt.Saraswati Aavte Balak Mandir,Dhule Road,Chalisgaon Jai Hind School & Junior College, Ashok Khalane Shaikshnik Sankul college chouk Dhule Road Chalisgaon. Mahatma Phule Arts & Science College, Ashok Khalane Sankul College Chouk, Dhule road. Samrat Ashok Primary School, Ashok Khalane Sankul College Chouk Dhule road. HARRISON PUBLIC SCHOOL(English Medium Primary & Secondary ) Ashok Khalane Sankul College chouk Dhule road. Mahatma Phule College of Education ( B.Ed.) Samrat Ashok Educational Campus Deraburdi,Dhule road . Samrat Ashok Adhyapak Vidyalaya ( D.Ed,) samrat ashok educational campus deraburdi,Dhule road. SAMRAT ASHOK POLYTECHNIC , Samrat ashok campus deraburdi Dhule road Chalisgaon. Samrat Ashok Institute of Computer & Management Studies ( MCA) ,deraburdi Dhule road. Maharashtra Chitrakala Mahavidyalay, ( A.T. D. ) Samrat Ashok campus deraburdi Dhule road ADARSH PRATHAMIK VIDYALAY, shastrinagar Chalisgaon.
Narmdeshwar Nivasi Matimand Vidyalaya, Dhule Road, Chalisgaon

Tourist Attractions[edit]

Chalisgaon has tourist attractions. Patanadevi is a Hemadpanthi temple and archaeological site. It is surrounded by the dense vegetation of the Gautala Outram Ghat Wildlife Sanctuary. During the Monsoons the Dhawaltirtha Waterfall is active in the mountains. Also Girna Dam is popular place when its overflowed. The mountains have numerous caves, including Pittalkhora Caves, and the cave where Digambar Jain Saint Bhavsagar Maharaj was given his last rituals. Mudaidevi temple is situated on the banks of the river Titur between Waghali and Patonda two major towns. The world famous Ajanta and Elloracaves located in Aurangabad district are at a distance of 110 and 65 km respectively. The world famous Motha College located near Dhule road.


Dhaval Tirth - famous waterfall

Kedarkunda - It is also famous waterfall

Hemadpanthi Mahadev Temple

Bhaskaracharya Museum

Elephant Bunglow



Madrasi Baba

The famous SAI BABA temple at Tarwade is only 7 km from Chalisgaon.

Pir musa kadari baba uurus. Every year.