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Jaysingpur is a city and a municipal council in Kolhapur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city got the name from Raja Jaysing, father of Shrimant Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur who developed the city. Swarupa Patil(Yadravkar) is current Mayor of city.The city is famous for the tobacco market which is one of the biggest in the country. The city used to house production units of notable Gutkhas and tobacco in the region. God Siddheshwar The Gramdaivat Of Jaysingpur Is Also Famous And God's Siddheshwar mandir (4th Lane).
Jaysingpur is rapidly developing as a major satellite suburb of Kolhapur region.The city has a very strategic location as it is on the diagonal meeting point of quadrilateral formed by Kolhapur, Sangli, Miraj and Ichalkaranji.
Jaysingpur is famous for its educational institutes. Education from first standard to post graduation is available in the city. Post graduate in the field of engineering and medical is available here. Schools in Jaysingpur are either "municipal schools" or private schools (run by trusts or individuals), which in some cases receive financial aid from the government. The schools are affiliated either with the Maharashtra State Board (MSBSHSE), The all-India Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) boards. Marathi - Semi English & English is the usual language of instruction. The government run public schools lack many facilities, but are the only option for poorer residents who cannot afford the more expensive private schools.
Dr.J.J.Magdum charitable Trust is one of the oldest trust in Jaysingpur. Founder of this trust was Late Dr.J.J.Magdum. K.G. to P.G. education facility is provided in this trust.
Some Of The institutes In Jaysingpur Are :
- Jay Prabha English Medium School.
- Deep Public School.
- Laxminaryan Malu Highschool.
- Balvatrao Zele Highschool & Junior College.
- Jantara Hi-School & Smt. Akkatai N. Nadrekar Junior College.
- SMT. Gangabai Khivaraj Ghodawat Kanya Mahavidyalaya (Arts & Commerce).
- Jaysingpur Collage, Jaysingpur.
- Dr. J. J. Magdum Polytechnic.
- Dr. J. J. Magdum Pharmacy College.
- Dr. J. J. Magdum Ayurved Medical College.
- Dr. J. J. Magdum Homoeopathic Medical College.
- Dr. J.J. Magdum College Of Engineering.
Transportation is provided by MSRTC city buses and also there are many prominent private buses which servers to all major destinations in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra pradesh. City has excellent connectivity with a number of major cities; the quality of roads is very poor though as there are no pucca roads in this town. Private buses are a more preferred mode of transport due to its wider network and speed. Buses run by private companies are generally considered more comfortable and reliable, with most offering sleeper and air conditioned coaches such as Mercedes-Benz and Volvo buses. They are connected to nearby major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bangalore And Belgaum. MSRTC provides bus service from Jaysingpur to Sangli And Kolhapur every 15 minutes. Also city bus service of Sangali reaches up to the central part of city.
- Kolhapur - 41 km
- Belgaum - 147 km
Jaysingpur has railway station which is on Kolhapur-Miraj line of Central railway. Miraj is nearest major junction, Miraj lies on Mumbai Bangalore main line and has daily connectivity to important cities. Miraj junction has 4 broad gauge branches connecting it. Long distance trains like Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express, Goa express, Chalukya Express, Poorna express, Swarna Jayanti Express, Ajmer Bangalore Express, Jodhpur Bangalore express, Gandhidham Bangalore express, Hubli express and numerous other passenger trains are available from Miraj junction which holds trains for most of the destinations in India. Miraj junction is about 13 km from Jaysingpur. It takes 15–20 minutes from Miraj Junction To Jaysingpur.
==Nearest religious places==
- Nearest Religious Places are : Narsinhwadi - NarsobaWadi (Datt Mandir), Kopeshwar Temple - Khidrapur (dedicated to Lord Shiva), Kunjvan-Udgaon, Dharmsthal-Nandani, Bahubali (Kumbhoj), Dattatreya Bhiksha Patra-Shirol, Daanling-Ramling Temple-Umalwad, Bhagwan mahaveer samavsaran mandir-Kavathesar