Siwani

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Uttarpradesh

Barwa-Siwani
Town
Uttarpradesh is located in Haryana
Uttarpradesh
Uttarpradesh
Location in Haryana, India
Uttarpradesh is located in India
Uttarpradesh
Uttarpradesh
Uttarpradesh (India)
Coordinates: 28°55′00″N 75°37′00″E / 28.9167°N 75.6167°E / 28.9167; 75.6167Coordinates: 28°55′00″N 75°37′00″E / 28.9167°N 75.6167°E / 28.9167; 75.6167
Country India
StateHaryana
Districtbhiwani
Population
(2001)
 • Total15,849
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationHR17
Websiteharyana.gov.in

Siwani is a city and a municipality in Bhiwani district in the north Indian state of Haryana. It is the administrative headquarters of Siwani tehsil.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Siwani had a population of 15,849. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Siwani has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 46%. In Siwani, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Siwani Mandi is very famous in the Bhiwani district for its agricultural market. There are many Guar Gum factories in Siwani.[1]

Education[edit]

In recent times education standards have improved and a few students got admitted to prestigious IITs and NITs.[1] Educational institutes in Siwani are:

  • Seth Megh Raj Jindal Government college, Siwani[3]
  • Adarsh Senior Secondary School, Siwani Mandi
  • Aarohi Model Senior Secondary School, Siwani Khera
  • Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Siwani
  • Nav Bharat Senior Secondary Siwani School, Siwani
  • Shree Krishna Pranami Public School, Siwani
  • Vishwas School, Siwani Mandi Vishwas School
  • Shiksha Sanskar Coaching Center Siwani Mandi, Bhiwani
  • Maharaja Agrasen Public School, Siwani Mandi
  • MAHARSHI DAYANAND SARASWATI SENIOR SECONDARY,Siwani Mandi

Notable citizens[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Celebrations in Kejriwal's hometown Siwani - The Times of India
  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. ^ SMRJ college