Chandi, Bihar

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Chandi is a small town in Nalanda, Bihar state, India.[1][2]

The town's name is taken from the Hindu goddess Chandi Devi, to whom there is a dedicated temple in the town. Chandi saw rapid development from 2005-2010.[citation needed]


Chandi is a town in Chandi Tehsil of Nalanda District in the Indian state of Bihar and is located 17.3 km distance from the District's main city Bihar Sharif and 42 km from the State main city Patna.villages in Chandi Tehsil are: Badhauna, Korut,Tulsigarh,Dayalpur, AKAIR, Darveshpur, YOGIYA,Gokhulpur, Dasturpar, Araut, Gaudhapar, hasanchak, Hasni, Kurthiya, Madhopur, Mahkar, sinduara, Bramasthan and Salehpur.Tulsigarh is one of the famous village in chandi tehsil. It is around 4 km from chandi.India's first female politicians of the country belong from Tulsigarh and she was elected to the 1st Lok Sabha from Patna East constituency in 1952. She was the first female Deputy Finance Minister in the union cabinet led by prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru from 1958-64. Her name is Tarkeshwari Sinha (26 December 1926 – 14 August 2007). It is approx 17 km from harnaut that is native place of chief minister of bihar nitish kumar.


The town has one of the best roads in Bihar. Since 2010 Chandi has water supplied by the government for the first time. It has a powerhouse that supplies electricity to 1/3 of Nalanda giving electricity for 21 hours daily, compared to 8 hours supply 4 years of village AKAIR has recently electrified with solar power and wind it also contain engineering college.

  • Badhauna Gram - One of the best place to enjoy the village life near by Chandi.


Chandi is a good place for farming crops such as lychee, ashoka, onion, potato and other vegetables, rice, wheat and mango.One of village name Akair is famous for producing vegetable like brinjal karela,pumpkin etc.Nalanda has more than 100 cold stores.[3]

The area has four bank branches, including Punjab National Bank in the village.[4]

Pin Code and Neighbours[edit]

Chandi's Pin Code is 803108. Other villages in 803108 are Brahmasthan,Korut, Yogiya, Badhauna, Madhopur, Rukhai and Tulsigarh.

  • Nearby villages are Badhauna(3 km) Yogiya (1.2 km), Korut(2.0 km)Bhagwanpur(0.03 km),Gonkura(5.5),Darveshpur(6) Gokhulpur (1.5 km) Gaudhapar (4.5 km)Dasturpar (1.0 km) Madhopur(2.7 km), Tharthari(3.8 km), Hasni(4.3 km), Gangaura(4.7 km), Brahmasthan (5.5 km), Akair (6.5 km).
  • Towns Near By Chandi (0 km), Tharthari(3.8 km), Nagar Nausa(10.1 km), Harnaut(10.8 km), Noorsarai (10.0 km).


The government has established Nalanda Engineering College( with four different undergraduate degrees including CE,CS, ME and EEE. The main degrees colleges in Chandi are: Magadh Mahavidyalya Chandi, Dr. Ram Raj Singh Mahila Vidyalya and schools are: Bapu High School, Gyanodaya High School, Green Valley Public School, Brightland Central School, Primary Middle School, and Gyandeep Public School, Shantikunj residential school, St. teresa English School and many more.


Coordinates: 25°19′40.38″N 85°24′14.47″E / 25.3278833°N 85.4040194°E / 25.3278833; 85.4040194