|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Total||35.08 km2 (13.54 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||923.54 ♂/♀|
|Distance from Mumbai||418 kilometres (260 mi) E (land)|
|Distance from Aurangabad, Maharashtra||133 kilometres (83 mi) SE (land)|
|Avg. summer temperature||45 °C (113 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||15 °C (59 °F)|
Majalgaon is located in the Beed district of Maharashtra. Majalgaon dam and Majalgaon Right Bank Canal are components of the Jaikwadi Project Stage II. A dam has been constructed across the Sindhaphana river, which is a major tributary of the Godawari river, also known as Dakshin Ganga. The project was approved by the government of Maharashtra in 1976 for an estimated cost of Rs 5433 lakhs. Pin code of Majalgaon is 431131.
There are 3 sugar factories in Majalgaon. Two are co-operative and one is private. There are also many cotton and oil industries present.The financial growth of city is fully based on Agriculture work.The peoples From majalgaon taluka are mostly farmers as well as shopkeepers or labours. The Majalgaon City have Proposed New MIDC Area which is helpful for industrial development.
Majalgaon city is the Taluka headquarters. The municipal council (established in 1961) is the administrative body for the city which is directly responsible for the affairs within the city limits which is 35.08 km² presently. The city has been divided into Wards, each ward has its elected representative called 'Councilor'. The councilors elect the 'President' of the council which is always from the party which has majority in the council. The municipal elections are held after every five years. "Tahsil","Panchayat Samiti", "Govenrnment Rural Hospital", "Taluka Krushi Karyalay", "Sarvajanik Bandhkam" office is in the city. One police stations covering city are operational under the superintendent of police of Beed as well as there are another Police Station Which serve Majalgaon rural area that is located at Kesapuri Road.
- Members of the Legislative Assembly:
- 1978: Mr, Sundarrao Solanke - Indian National Congress
- 1980: Mr, Govind Rao Dak - Samajwadi Congress Party
- 1985: Mr.Mohanrao Solanke - Samajwadi Congress Party
- 1990: Mr. Radhakrishna Hoke Patil - Indian National Congress
- 1995: Mr. Bajirao Jagtap - Independent (Supporting to Shivsena)
- 1999: Mr. Prakash Solanke - Bhartiya Janta Party
- 2004: Mr. Prakash Solanke - Bhartiya Janta Party
- 2009: Mr. Prakash Solanke - Nationalist Congress Party
- 2014: Mr. R. T. Deshmukh (Jija) - Bharatiya Janta Party
The City is accessible only by road. National Highway NH-61 passes through the City. Majalgaon has another National Highway – NH-548C. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), a state owned transport company, provides bus access to the major City in Maharashtra . Some private travel agencies also have services to the major cities of the state. The nearest national airport is Aurangabad (140 km); the nearest international airports are Mumbai (450 km) and Pune (250 km). The nearest railway stations are Manwat Road (40 km), Parli (65 km), Aurangabad (133 km) and Ahmadnagar (145 km). Auto rickshaw is the only mode of public transport inside the city. Roads inside the city are of average width and average quality.
New housing constructions are mainly concrete based, but the poor often use mud-and-mortar houses with metal sheet roofs. There are less amenities in the city except one dam and 3 cinema halls;"Shriram Talkies" is the oldest.But real Estate Market it growing in recent year,so there are many Building and Societies may be formed. Siddheshwar temple which is near the Sindhaphana river is noted for its architecture.
A dam has been constructed across the Sindhaphana river, which is a part of Jayakwadi Project.The height of the dam from its foundation is 31.19 m (102.3 ft) while the length is 6,488 m (21,286 ft). The volume content of dam is 5.759 million cubic meters and gross water storage capacity behind the dam is 0.453640 km3 (0.108834 cu mi).
As of 2011[update] India census, Majalgaon had a population of 49,453. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Majalgaon has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average.male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 65%. In Majalgaon, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Culture and Food
Culture, though not typical, is predominantly Maharashtrian. Religious customs are followed in marriages and other functions. Family and religion are still very importance. Food is largely vegetarian, but spicy non-vegetarian food is also popular. Several restaurants, Dhabas and roadside food shops offer vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Chicken is perhaps the most popular non-vegetarian food. Achār (pickle), pāpad (poppadom) and spices are part of a common high chilli diet.
The new generation, especially males, wear western fashion. Shalwar Khamis is popular among young girls. Married women wear Saris (a long piece of colourful fabric) on their bodies. Traditional outfits, however, remain popular with the elderly.Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Shivaji Jayanti, Dasara, Eid-ul-Fitr, Bhim Jayanti are the major festivals.
The mediums of communication in the educational institutions are English, Marathi and Urdu. Many schools and colleges have very good infrastructure and facilities. The educational background in this area is good. Primary education is managed by the Zila Parishad (district council). All the secondary schools and junior colleges are affiliated with State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in Pune Maharashtra. One Industrial Training Institute and two D.Ed programs offer professional education in the town. Other colleges offer arts, science, commerce and vocational faculties up to post graduation level. All the colleges are affiliated with Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University in Aurangabad.
- Sundarrao Solanke Mahavidyalaya
- Shri Siddheshwar College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Majalgaon
- Shri Siddheshwar Vidyalaya, Majalgaon
- Shri Siddheshwar Prarthamik Vidyalaya, Majalgaon
- Model English School
- Sindhfana English School
- SHREE INFOTECH Institute of IT And Management Shahu Nagar Majalgaon
- Infinity InfoTech & MultiServices, Khan complex, Gevrai road, Majalgaon.
- Mahamta Jotiba Phule Vidyalaya, Majalgaon
- Zila Parishad Madhyamik Shala
- Jawahar Vidyalaya
- Moreshwar School
- Swami Vivekanand School
- Shivaji High School
- Success primary school (CBSE ) Pattern
- Yeshwant Public School, Sawargaon
- Flying Birds Academy
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