Bilaspur, Uttar Pradesh

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Bilaspur
city
Bilaspur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
Bilaspur is located in India
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
Coordinates: 28°53′20″N 79°15′58″E / 28.889°N 79.266°E / 28.889; 79.266Coordinates: 28°53′20″N 79°15′58″E / 28.889°N 79.266°E / 28.889; 79.266
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Rampur
Elevation 274 m (899 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 35,729
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP
Website http://bilaspuronline.com/

Bilaspur is a city and tehsil (town) in Rampur district, Uttar Pradesh. India on the bank of Bhakda river . It is situated on the Nainital road 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Rampur on NH-87 and 15 km from Rudrapur . 35% of the population are Muslim, 20% are Gangwar, Lodhi, 10% are Sikhs and the remaining 35% is Kayastha, Khatri, Jatav, and Bania. The main source of income is farming and Business, although new industries are coming. The major crops are rice, wheat, pea, sugarcane and vegetables. The mango, guvava and papaya are the fruits grown here. Bilaspur town also famous for rice, furniture, wood and plywood.

Geography[edit]

Bilaspur is located at 28°53′20″N 79°15′58″E / 28.889°N 79.266°E / 28.889; 79.266. It has an average elevation of 144 metres (472 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bilaspur had a population of 35,729. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%.

Languages[edit]

While Hindi and Urdu are respectively the official and second official languages of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Punjabi is spoken by 47% of the population of Bilaspur.

Administration[edit]

Bilaspur Municipal Board

This body is responsible for administration of Bilaspur Town area. Present Chairman of Municipal Board is Shri Pramod Kumar Johri.

Assembly Representative & District Magistrate

The present MLA and SDM of Bilaspur is Baldev Singh Aulakh and Madan Lan Gavaryaal respectively.

Education[edit]

Bilaspur has one engineering college, Apex Institute of Technology and one Nursing college, PSM nursing college. Apart from that Bilaspur has one Govt PG College and 4 Govt Inter colleges.

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.