Karjan

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Karjan
city
Karjan is located in Gujarat
Karjan
Karjan
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°03′10.95″N 73°07′24.65″E / 22.0530417°N 73.1235139°E / 22.0530417; 73.1235139Coordinates: 22°03′10.95″N 73°07′24.65″E / 22.0530417°N 73.1235139°E / 22.0530417; 73.1235139
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Vadodara
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,22,123
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 391240
Telephone code 02666
Vehicle registration GJ 6
Sex ratio 958 /

Karjan is a city and a municipality in Vadodara district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics[edit]

As of the India census,[1] Karjan had a population of 1,22,123. 52% of the population was male, and 48% was female. The average literacy rate is 91%, higher than the national average of 60.5%[citation needed]. In Karjan, 37% of the population is under 10 years of age. Karjan is divided in Juna Bazar and Nava Bazar. National Highway 8 passes through Juna Bazar. Famous spiritual place of Rang avadhudh maharaj asharam 'Nareshawar' is in Karjan Taluka. Karjan has also been famous for its Sari Market, people come from across Vadodara to shop in Karjan. Karjan is also famous for snacks like samosa and khaman. Current MLA of Karjan constituency is Satish Patel (Nisadia)BJP won 2012 election .

Education System[edit]

There are 18 schools in Karjan, among them the Shah N.B. Sharvajanic high school, which attracts students from nearby villages, which has science, commerce and arts streams. Arts and commerce college are also part of Karjan education. Faculty of Shah N.B. Sharvajanic HS includes some great teachers like Mr. A.B.Jadav [M.A,M.Ed,M.Phil,NET(Edu)], Mr.C.N.patel, Mr.P.K.Prajapati, Mr.V.P.Patel, Mr.M.M.Vyas, Mr.C.K.Bhagora, Mr.R.C.Modi, Mr. Gohil and many more... Pradeepsinh Jhala [M.sc.(Zoology),M.Ed.] is the principal of the school.

Some big villages around Karjan includes Dhavat,Kasampur,kurali, Anastu, Oslam, Choranda, Kandari, Sasrod, Miyagam, Umaj, Motikoral, etc.

There is very famous school named Sabari High School, which is known for its qualitative education. Imtiyaz Ismailkhan Chauhan {The M.S.University of Baroda} who ranked first in National level QUIZ on Gandhian Thought and Life studied here. A new General Hospital was established in November.

In Karjan Taluka there are places for meditation as well as peaceful places like Nareshwar, Motikoral on the bank of Narmada river and nearer, one village named Sagdol where historical Shiv Shakti temple.

There are most numbers of engineers than any other taluka in Vadoddara. There are many tution classes in Karjan,among them Akshar tution classes is best for diploma and B.e.

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.