Morigaon

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This article is about the municipality in India. For its namesake district, see Morigaon district.
Morigaon
মৰিগাঁও
Marigaon
city
Morigaon College
Morigaon College
Morigaon is located in Assam
Morigaon
Morigaon
Morigaon is located in India
Morigaon
Morigaon
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°15′12″N 92°20′33″E / 26.253317°N 92.342405°E / 26.253317; 92.342405Coordinates: 26°15′12″N 92°20′33″E / 26.253317°N 92.342405°E / 26.253317; 92.342405
Country  India
State Assam
District Morigaon
Government
 • Body

Morigaon Municipality Board,

Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC), Tiwashong, Assam
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,164
Languages
 • Official Assamese and Tiwa (Lalung)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 782105
Vehicle registration AS
Website morigaon.nic.in

Morigaon (Pron: mʌrɪˈgãʊ) is a town of town area committee and the district headquarters of Morigaon district in the Indian state of Assam and including the headquarters of The Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC), Tiwashong, Assam which was constituted by the Government of Assam on 14 April 1995, The Apex council will consist of 144 villages of Nagaon, Morigaon and Kamrup with 28 blocks. Pincode of Morigaon town is 782105.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Morigaon had a population of 20,807. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Morigaon has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 72%. In Morigaon, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Morigaon is part of Nowgong (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Transport[edit]

National Highway 37 (India) and the Guwahati–Lumding section operated by Indian Railways' North East Frontier Railway pass through Jagiroad. Jagiroad is also connected with Morigaon by Morigaon Road.

Nearest railway station to Morigaon are

Station Train Frequency Distance (km)
(CPK)CHAPARMUKH JN 106 18.35
(JID)JAGI ROAD 94 19.81
(SCE)SENCHOA JN 6 30.95
(KWM)KAMPUR 56 33.64
(NGAN)NAGAON 6 35.37
(DGU)DIGARU 14 39.97
(JMK)JAMUNAMUKH 14 43.48


Major Railway Stations near Morigaon Assam India

Station Train Frequency Distance (km)
(CPK)CHAPARMUKH JN 106 18.35
(HJI)HOJAI 113 58.52
(GHY)GUWAHATI 255 59.03

Banks[edit]

Morigaon town almost have all the major banks and ATM. Banks and their branches:

Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 1
4 Bank Of India 1
5 Canara Bank 3
6 Central Bank Of India 1
7 HDFC Bank 1
8 ICICI Bank Limited 2
9 Indian Overseas Bank 1
10 Punjab National Bank 1
11 State Bank Of India 4
12 UCO Bank 1
13 Union Bank Of India 2
14 United Bank Of India 7

Education[edit]

Morigaon town many good colleges and school with high average quality of teacher. Most of the student have to opt for tuition to get the completed knowledge of their subject.

Major colleges in Morigaon:

S.No Name of School
1 Morigaon College, Morigaon
2 Ghana Kanta Baruah College, Morigaon
3 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, Morigaon
4 District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Morigaon, Morigaon
5 Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Morigaon
6 Moirabari College, Morigaon


Major Public schools in Morigaon

S.No Name of School
1 Radha Krishnan Central Academy, Morigaon Town, Near Police Reserve
2 St. Theresa School, Na-Bheti, Morigaon
3 Sankardev Vidya NIkaton, Rajagaon, Morigaon
4 Mohila Home Model School, Morigaon Town, Near Bihutoli
5 Model School, Rajagaon
6 Morigaon Jatiya Vidyalaya, Morigaon Town, Near Bihutoli

Other schools:

S.No Name of School
1 Auguri Hs
2 Azarbari M E School
3 Baidya Bori High School
4 Balidunga Lal Bahadur Shastri Hs
5 Banmuri Mv
6 Barangabari Mv
7 Belobori Mv
8 Bhomora Guri High School
9 Bhurbandha Mv
10 Bishnu Rabha Hs
11 Borhalowkanda Mv
12 Borthal Doloigaon Hss
13 Buraburi High School
14 Chaharia Pam Mv
15 Chahariagaon Senior Madrassa
16 Dandua Mv
17 Dighali Pathar Sr. Madrassa
18 Habi Baranga Bari Adarsha High School
19 Jagi Higher Secondary School
20 Jaluguti H.s. Schoo
21 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
22 Kapahera H.s. School
23 Kendriya Vidyalaya,Morigaon
24 Laharighat H.s. School
25 Lochanabori Mv
26 Manipur Mv
27 Moirabari Hs
28 Morigaon Mv School
29 Motiram Bora Adarsha H.school
30 Muhila Home Model School
31 Nagabandha High School
32 Nagabandha High School
33 Niz- Mikirgaon Govt. S.b.
34 Patuakata Mv
35 Phalihamari Pam Mv
36 Phalihamari Pathar Mv
37 Sankar Dev Bidya Niketan
38 Sapmari Mv
39 Sialmari Hs
40 Sol Mari High School
41 Solmari M.e. School
42 Sonaruguri Mv
43 Tarabori Govt. S.b.
44 Tengaguri Mv
45 Uttar Silpukhuri Hs

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.citypincode.in/ASSAM/MARIGAON/MORIGAON_PINCODE
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-06.