Navapur

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Navapur
Nawapur
municipality
Navapur is located in Maharashtra
Navapur
Navapur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 73°46′48″E / 21.17000°N 73.78000°E / 21.17000; 73.78000Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 73°46′48″E / 21.17000°N 73.78000°E / 21.17000; 73.78000
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nandurbar
Taluka Navapur
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,979
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 425418
Telephone code 91-2569
Vehicle registration MH-39
Nearest city Nandurbar
Lok Sabha constituency Nandurbar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Navapur

Navapur is a nagar panchayat (municipality) and headquarters for Navapur Taluka in Nandurbar district, in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Geography[edit]

Navapur municipality is situated on the border with the state of Gujarat. It is approximately 100 km both from Surat and Dhule. Rangavali River passes by Navapur. The railway station of Navapur is built in two states; one half of it is in Maharashtra and the other half is in Gujarat. Even a train which halts at Navapur Railway station is stationed half in Maharashtra and half in Gujarat.

The municipality is overlooked by hills on one side.

Economy[edit]

Navapur thrives as a marketing and processing town for the surrounding agricultural areas. The municipality has agro based industries such as a sugar factory and a tuvar daal mill as well as other food processing facilities. Rentio tuvar daal is manufactured here. Agro based industries and related occupations like animal husbandary and poultry farming are practiced by the people here. Desai Poultry Farm was the first poultry farm founded by Shri Hasu Desai at nearby village called Uchchhal. Light Bazar is the shopping place for the villagers surrounding Navapur. The weekly bazar is called Shanivari i.e. held on each Saturday. The golden fruit and vegetable company[G.F.C]was started by Abdul jalil Abdul Gafur Shaikh, on 20 May 1994. At A.P.M.C Navapur, the vegetable and fruit supplied to many states, e.g. Gujarat, Mp and Up from Navapur market, Navapur is famous for fresh vegetables and fruits. Navapur vegetable market is leading and helping to farmers of Navapur.

Transport[edit]

Navapur has a railway station and lies on the Surat - Bhusaval Broad Gauge line. It is also well connected for road transport. State Transport buses of Maharashtra and Gujarat are available from Navapur to many cities. Maximum number of buses which ply to Surat from Maharashtra State pass through Navapur. It is connected with Surat - Nagpur NH-6. The nearest commercial airport is in Surat. State Transport buses are also available from the Uchchhal bus stand.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 census, the municipality of Navapur had 29,979 inhabitants, with 15,427 males (51.5%) and 14,552 females (48.5%), for a gender ratio of 943 females per thousand males.[1] Nawapur had an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 72%, and female literacy was 62%. In 2001 in Nawapur, 14% of the population was under 6 years of age.[2]

The population is made up of a number of communities, including Gujarati, Adivasi.Marwari, and Marathi

Education[edit]

The Navapur Education Society has its Gujarati, Marathi and English medium schools and Junior Colleges with Arts, Commerce and Science faculty. The institution "Adivasi Seva Sahayak Sanstha" provides higher education facilities. Courses like B.A. M.A. B. Com. B.Sc. D. Ed. B.Ed. etc. are available in Marathi and English medium. Rang Avadhoot College of Commerce is a well known commerce college in the area. One of its kind providing best education in the discipline of Commerce Economics and Accountancy. Vanvasi utksrh samitee provides primary & yoga education. Highschool's in Navapur

  1. .Shri Shivaji High School & Junior College for Arts, Commerce & Science (Est. in 1962)
  2. .The N.D. And M. Y. Sarvajanik High school is the best Gujarati medium School run by the Navapur Education Society
  3. .Vanita Vidyalay
  4. .Sumanik Vidyalay
  5. .sarvajanik Gujarathi Highschool
  6. .Sarvajnik Urdu Highschool
  7. .I.M.Diwan
  8. .Smt.S.M.Chokhawala Little Angels' Academy {CBSE Board}
 9.A.K.Balwa memorial College
  *and so many marathi primary & English Medium Schools in Navapur

→DG Agrawal English Medium School(CBSE)

  1. .Iqra nationl Urdu high school navapur.
  2. .madrsa Darul ehsan[Arbi]. #.gujrati madhyamic vidhyalay, lakhani park navapur .

About People[edit]

People in Navapur are very graceful and we can see unity in diversity as people of different communities come together and live happily. In Navapur one very special quality can be noticed i.e. every festival is celebrated with grace, faith and excitement, regardless of the religion or community. People here are fond of snacks and beverages of different kinds. The place being at border of two states, we can find variety in food stuff had and preferred by locality.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Maharashtra: Nandurbar: Nawapur: Kasare". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "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.