Jagdishpur (Industrial Area)
Jagdishpur Industrial Area
|Elevation||70 m (230 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jagdishpur is an industrial area. Notable companies with factories here are:
As of 2001[update] India census, Jagdishpur had a population of 31,029. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jagdishpur has an average literacy rate of 70%, above than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 60%. In Jagdishpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Jagdishpur is situated at about 62 km from the city of Amethi district on the national highway No.56 and 83.4 km from Lucknow towards east. Nihalgarh, the nearest railway station on Lucknow-Varanasi route, is about 6 km from the main industrial area towards Sultanpur
It has been a major market place for the local people or the people living in villages around it from a very long time. The place has been a major market itself and also played a role as a nodal centre for reaching other important markets. Well connected by roads with Lucknow, Raebareli, Sultanpur,Ranigunj and Faizabad cities, Nihalgarh (about 27 km from Tehsil Musafirkhana) always played a significant role in the economic affairs of the natives of the region.
During the period when prominent political personalities opted for Amethi as their parliamentary constituency (in 1980s), Jagdishpur was selected to be a most suitable place in the district for setting up heavy and medium scale industries for generating employment for locals and their multipronged development.BHEL, Indo Gulf Fertilizer is main industry in Jagdishpur.
- "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.
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