Ujhani

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Ujhani
city
Ujhani is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ujhani
Ujhani
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°21′N 79°01′E / 28.35°N 79.02°E / 28.35; 79.02Coordinates: 28°21′N 79°01′E / 28.35°N 79.02°E / 28.35; 79.02
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Badaun
Area
 • Total 48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation 192 m (630 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 62,039
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Demonym metric
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 243639
Telephone code 05832
Vehicle registration UP 24

Ujhani is an industry-based city and a municipal board in Badaun district in the Indian state of Western Uttar Pradesh.

Ujhani's history[edit]

Ujhani is an industry-based city and a municipal board in Badaun district in the Indian state of Western Uttar Pradesh. Ujhani was ruled by the Saxena dynasty in the 5th century A.D. After the start of Delhi Sultanate it came under the rulers of Delhi then Mughals took over it and the it became part of British kingdom. It's the Best Block in Distt, consisting 18 cold storage, two Vanaspati Unit and some other small units.

Geography[edit]

Ujhani is located at 28°01′N 79°01′E / 28.02°N 79.02°E / 28.02; 79.02.[2] It has an average elevation of 192 metres (630 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Ujhani had a population of near about 153,000. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Ujhani has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 74%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 76%. In Ujhani, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Area of Ujhani Municipal Council is 48 sq. ams.

Location[edit]

  • Ujhani lies on SH33 (Bareilly-Mathura)
  • SH18 originates from here known as Budaun-Meerut Highway.
  • The Uttarakhand border is 155 km to the north and the Himalayan ranges start from about 188 km from here.

Transport connectivity[edit]

Ujhani is directly connected with the main cities like Bareilly, Agra, Mathura, NewDelhi, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Hathras, Jaipur, Kasganj, Pilibhit, Budaun etc. by Bus transport. Railway connectivity to all cities has been closed from 1st January 2014 till uncertain period due to gauge conversion under Unigauge. After gauge conversion cities including Kanpur, Agra, Mathura, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Hathras, Farrukkhabad, Lalkuan, Haldwani, Kathgodam, Kashipur, Rudrapur, Budaun, Bareilly, Kasganj, Pilibhit, Lucknow, Sitapur, Mailani, Shahjahanpur, Lakhimpur kheeri, Gonda, Tanakpur will be connected.

Education[edit]

Ujhani is a small town connected to many rural areas. Many children from the villages come here to get education. In recent times with great emphasis on education, there have been many schools and colleges that are being established here. A new school, APS International School, has started from 2014, setting new benchmark in the field of education in Ujhani. There are some schools for primary education and various schools and colleges for secondary education like Devnagri Inter college, Ayodhya Prasad Vidya Mandir, New Little Angel Jr. High School Mahatma Gandhi Inter College, Asharfi Devi Inter College, Devnagri Inter college. Ayodhya Prasad Memorial Degree College, Banke Bihari kanya mahavidyalaya are also in Ujhani.

However, there is one Law college and one Management and Technology college under construction.

Banking[edit]

State bank of India, Punjab national bank, Bank of baroda, Oriental bank of commerce, Union Bank, HDFC Bank and several other banks are available in Ujhani.

Industry[edit]

Ujhani does not have many industries. However, there are a couple of Vanaspati Factories, namely, Bhagwan Vanaspati and Kanha Vanaspati. There are a few brick kilns as well. The distance between Budaun and Ujhani which is presently 7km is going to end in about 5 years as the whole area would be covered by settlements and industries. Ujhani has large number of Cold Storages, the prominent ones which are currently operating are A.P.S. Coldstorage, Chhabra Cold Storage, Maheshwari Coldstorage, Gyan Coldstorage, Sardar Coldstorage, Kanha Coldstorage and few others. However, there is a future for some food processing and preservation industries in Ujhani. There is also business of food grains. There is a separate "Mandi Sthal" for all the businessmen. All the farmers from nearby rural and agricultural area come here to sell there grains. wheat, maize, bazra are the main arrivals in ujhani mandi. This business of Ujhani have a name at the national level of this business.

Ujhani is a Nagar Palika Parishad. Currently, Mrs. Poonam Agrawal is chairperson of Ujhani. She has been elected for second term in a row.

Distance[edit]

  • Budaun - 6 km (City), 11 km (Centre)
  • Bareilly - 54 km
  • Delhi - 210 km
  • Mathura - 171 km
  • Agra - 163 km
  • Kanpur - 253 km

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