Ganjdundwara

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Ganjdundwara
Town
Ganjdundwara is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ganjdundwara
Ganjdundwara
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°43′58″N 78°56′30″E / 27.73278°N 78.94167°E / 27.73278; 78.94167Coordinates: 27°43′58″N 78°56′30″E / 27.73278°N 78.94167°E / 27.73278; 78.94167
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kasganj
Population (2011)
 • Total 41,245
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 207242
Telephon code 05740
Vehicle registration UP87
Website http://www.nppganjdundwara.org

Ganjdundwara (गंजडुण्डवारा)( گجڈڈوارا ) is a city and a municipal board in Kasganj District and the Aligarh zone in the state Uttar Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Ganjdundwara had a population of 41,245. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Ganjdundwara has an average literacy rate of 44%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 51%, and female literacy is 38%. In Ganjdundwara, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. National river Ganges flows around 15 km away in NE direction and well connected via road. One of the longest bridge has been constructed over the Ganga (at Kadarganj) which is about 15 km from town. This new bridge opened shortest route between Agra and Bareilly via Etah-Ganjdundwara-Kadirganj-Budaun.

Education[edit]

Ganjdundwara has a number of private and public schools and colleges. The medium of instruction in almost all educational institutions is predominantly Hindi. But from the last few years the city emerges towards the English culture. A number of English medium schools are still developing to sustain the well education system.

Ganjdundwara (P.G.) College is affiliated to Dr B.R Ambedkar University, Agra. Once, it was the only degree college in the region after Agra. Students from various states come here for study. The following courses are available:

  1. B.A.
  2. B.Sc.
  3. B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  4. B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
  5. B.B.A.
  6. B.Lib.Sc.
  7. BCA
  8. M.A. (Political Science)
  9. M.Sc. (Math, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany)
  10. B.Ed.
  11. PGDCA
  12. PGDBA

Industry[edit]

Ganjdundwara is famous for its HandLoom Industry. Buzzing of textiles machines can be easily heard all over the town.

State Bank of India, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Gramin Bank, Urban Co-operative Bank and District Co-operative Bank cater for the banking needs of merchants and residents of this town and nearby areas.

Ministry of Broadcasting has a Doordarshan Relay Center running on UHF band. Area covered up to 45 km.

The town is also known for agricultural work shop like Tractor Trolleys, Cultivators, Thrashers, bricks industry etc.

Transport[edit]

Ganjdundwara is situated on the Kanpur-Farrukhabad-Kasganj-Mathura BG line. Station code is GWA. All short distance trains stop here. Kasganj Jn, around 35 km away from here, has halts of all trains. The town is also connected to Etah (situated on NH 91) via road. UPSRTC provides various bus services to and from Delhi (Anand Vihar ISBT), Agra, Aligarh via Etah and Kasganj. Most of the buses from Delhi are available in 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.