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Jogbani is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.39611°N 87.25972°E / 26.39611; 87.25972
Country  India
State Bihar
District Araria
 • Body Nagar Palika
Elevation 67 m (220 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 39,281
 • Main Maithili, Nepali & Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 854328
Telephone code 06455
Lok Sabha constituency Araria
Vidhan Sabha constituency Forbesganj

Jogbani is a town, a notified area and a railway station in Araria District of Bihar state, India. It lies on the Indo-Nepal border with Morang District, Koshi Zone and is a gateway to Biratnagar city. There is a customs checkpoint for goods at the border. Indian and Nepalese nationals cross without restrictions.


Jogbani is served by two railway lines: one Broad Gauge line branches from Katihar railway junction via Purnia in the south and the other line from Saharsa from the west via Forbesganj (see Barauni-Katihar section). Seemanchal Express train connects Jogbani to Anand Vihar (Delhi) and the Kolkata-Jogbani Express train connects it to Kolkata.

Jogbani is connected to the rest of India by an all-weather metalled highway, National Highway 57A, which links Jogbani to Forbesganj, located 15 km (9.3 mi) away.

Jogbani ICP Project[edit]

  • The total project cost for Jogbani ICP is Rs. 82.49 crore.
  • DPR and DER has been completed and approved by ESC.
  • Land has been acquired and handed over to SSB.
  • NIT has been issued on 12.03.2010 and the bids were opened on 19.04.2010. The work has been awarded to successful bidder.

List of Bank in Jogbani[edit]

  • State Bank of India
  • Central Bank of India
  • UCO Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Uttar Gramin Bank
  • Here is no branch of HDFC, ICICI, Axis, CITIBANK.

List of Bank's ATM[edit]

  • Punjab National Bank ATMbank
  • central bank atm in bank

List of Schools in Jogbani[edit]

  • Mala Memorial English School
  • Adarsh Shiksha Niketan
  • DNP School
  • Sarswati Vidhya Mandir
  • High School Jogbani
  • Rajkiya Madhya Vidhyalaya Jogbani
  • Balika High School
  • Saint Francisco English Boarding School
  • Zenith Public School

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.3961°N 87.2597°E / 26.3961; 87.2597