Patoda

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Patoda
Sarkari, Deshmukh Patoda
Bhameshwar Patoda
town
Country  India
maharashtra Maharashtra
District Beed
Government
 • Body Gram Panchayat
Population
 • Total 15,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Beed
Literacy 95%%
Lok Sabha constituency Beed
Vidhan Sabha constituency Aasthi Patoda
Civic agency Gram Panchayat
Climate dry (Köppen)
Website gppatoda.com

Patoda is a tehsil in Beed subdivision of Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was formerly named Bhameshwar Patoda, with its name being derived from the banyan tree.

Patoda is situated on banks of river Manjra, which is a tributary of river Godavari, and the area is known for its Black cotton soil

Agriculture provides the main source of income in Patoda, with an medium-scale irrigation project located nearby at Mahasangavi, and three smaller irrigation projects also located in the area. Sugar is one of the major crops. However, the region tends to be drought-prone, a factor that has limited Patoda's development. Consequently, many residents hold government jobs or work in the industrial area of Pune.

Patoda has two temples, Sangmeshwar, and Bhameshwar, a market, two senior colleges, and a number of schools.


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