|• Type||Nagar palikagram panchayat|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||UP 33|
|Sex ratio||51/49 ♂/♀|
|Distance from Lucknow||115 kilometres (71 mi)|
|Distance from Allahabad||85 kilometres (53 mi)|
|Distance from Ganges||10 kilometres (6.2 mi)|
Unchahar is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Raebareli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located on Lucknow Allahabad Highway, 115 km from Lucknow, 85 km from Allahabad. The place is well connected by rail and roads to nearby cities of Kanpur, Lucknow, and Allahabad. Unchahar is also a constituency of Uttar Pradesh Legislative assembly (183 Unchahar Vidhan Sabha).
Unchahar changed dramatically after the work done by former Member of Legislative Assembly, Late. Har Narayan Singh. Some of his work include the establishment of the well known Feroze Gandhi Thermal Power Station of the National Thermal Power Corporation, which now has an installed capacity of 1050 MW and the launching of the daily train "Unchahar Express" connecting Allahabad with Chandigarh.
Unchahar is a town in the fertile Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh. The river Ganga flows 10 km southwest to the town. Unchahar has a humid subtropical climate with cool, dry winters from November to February and dry, hot summers from April to June. The rainy season is from July to mid-September. Fog is a common phenomenon from late December to late January. Unchahar is located 38 km from the district headquarters of the Raebareli. It has an average elevation of 111 metres. The dialect spoken here is Awadhi of Hindi language.
Schools in Unchahar
- Chinmaya Vidyalaya, run by Chinmaya Mission
- DAV Public School
- Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Inter College, Sawaiya Dhani, Unchahar
- Har Narayan Inter College Unchahar
- Saraswati Shishu Mandir
- Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College
- S.J.S Public School
Universities in Unchahar
- Dr.Bhim Rao Ambedkar PG college
As of 2011[update] Indian census, Unchahar had a population of 324,885. Males constitute 51.5% of the population and females 48.5%. Unchahar has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 40%. In Unchahar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Basic public amenities are not so good despite the ntpc power plant, electricity supply is so and so, although it is an important landmark in Raibarelli then too development are meagre most of civilians are migrating to n fro for bread n butter of life.[clarification needed]
- "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.