Shaktinagar, Uttar Pradesh

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Shaktinagar

शक्तिनगर
Town
Shaktinagar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Shaktinagar
Shaktinagar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Shaktinagar is located in India
Shaktinagar
Shaktinagar
Shaktinagar (India)
Coordinates: 24°07′19″N 82°41′41″E / 24.121884°N 82.694816°E / 24.121884; 82.694816Coordinates: 24°07′19″N 82°41′41″E / 24.121884°N 82.694816°E / 24.121884; 82.694816
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictSonebhadra
Population
(2001)
 • Total18,983
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code05446
Websiteup.gov.in

Shaktinagar is a small town in Sonbhadra, Mirzapur Division, Uttar Pradesh near Varanasi, India.

About[edit]

Some of the famous places in the town are Chilka Lake Park, Helipad, Jwaladevi Temple, Shiv Mandir, Sunday Market(vegetable market opening only on Sundays), Sangam Shopping Complex and the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. The town is also well connected with road services from Varanasi(206 km ) And Robertsganj ((115 km)). Nearest Railway stations are Shaktinagar(3 km), Singrauli(20 km), Anpara(25 km) and Krishnashila(13 km).

Places to visit nearby are Vendam fall(110 km), Gopat, Manda stream, Manda caves(60 km), Vindhyanagar Park, shopping center, helipad park etc.

Industries[edit]

Nearby industries are NTPC Singrauli (First NTPC power plant of India[1]), NTPC Vindhyachal, NTPC Rihand, Renusagar, Essar Energy, Reliance Power, Hindalco (Aditya Birla Group), Northern Coalfields Ltd. which provides coal to NTPC plants to generate electricity and supply it to Northern as well as the NCR region.

Education[edit]

Schools in the town include St. Joseph School,[2] which was established in 1978, Kendriya Vidyalaya (Central School),[3] a Group of DAV School nearly in every project of Northern Coalfields Limited like DAV Bina, DAV Khadia, DAV Jayant, DAV Nigahi and many more.

Connectivity[edit]

Shaktinagar is fully connected by road to various cities through NH 75, SH 5A and is also connected directly via Trains like: Triveni Express (Bareilly To Shaktinagar), Singrauli-Varanasi Intercity (Singrauli to Varanasi), Singrauli-Jabalpur Intercity (Singrauli to Jabalpur) and Shaktinagar Passenger (Shaktinagar to Chopan).

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