Aurangabad district, Bihar

Aurangabad district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. It is currently a part of the Red Corridor.[1]

Aurangabad played a major role in the Indian independence struggle,[2]and is also the birthplace of eminent nationalist & first Deputy Chief Minister of state, Bihar Vibhuti Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha , a participant of Champaran Satyagraha who is regarded among makers of modern independent Bihar.[3]

Aurangabad district
Location of Aurangabad district in Bihar
Location of Aurangabad district in Bihar
CountryIndia
StateBihar
Administrative divisionMagadh
HeadquartersAurangabad, Bihar
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAurangabad
Area
 • Total3,305 km2 (1,276 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total2,511,243
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy72.77%
 • Sex ratio916
Major highwaysNH2 now NH19
WebsiteOfficial website

Geography

Aurangabad district occupies an area of 3,389 square kilometres (1,309 sq mi),[4] comparatively equivalent to Russia's Vaygach Island.[5] Aurangabad town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Aurangabad district is a part of Magadh division.

Aurangabad became a fully-fledged district when it was split from the Gaya district in 1972.[6]

Economy

In 2006, the Indian government named Aurangabad one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[7] It is one of the 36 districts in Bihar currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[7]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Aurangabad district, Bihar has a population of 2,511,243,[8] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[9] or the US state of Nevada.[10] This gives it a ranking of 172nd in India (out of a total of 640).[8] The district has a population density of 760 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,000/sq mi).[8] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 24.75%.[8] Aurangabad has a sex ratio of 916 females for every 1000 males,[8] and a literacy rate of 72.77%.[8]

References

  1. ^ "83 districts under the Security Related Expenditure Scheme". IntelliBriefs. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  2. ^ Indian Post. "First Bihar Deputy CM cum Finance Minister;Dr. A N Sinha". official Website. Retrieved 20 May 2008.
  3. ^ http://www.exammaterial.com/aurangabad-districtbihar/
  4. ^ Srivastava, Dayawanti et al. (ed.) (2010). "States and Union Territories: Bihar: Government". India 2010: A Reference Annual (54th ed.). New Delhi, India: Additional Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India), Government of India. pp. 1118–1119. ISBN 978-81-230-1617-7.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Island Directory Tables: Islands by Land Area". United Nations Environment Program. 18 February 1997. Retrieved 11 October 2011. Vaygach Island 3,329km2
  6. ^ Law, Gwillim (25 September 2011). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  7. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  8. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  9. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Kuwait 2,595,62
  10. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Nevada 2,700,551

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Achuki, Aurangabad, Bihar

Achuki is a village located in Rafiganj block, Aurangabad district, Bihar, India.

Akauna, Aurangabad

Akauna is a village located in Goh block, Aurangabad district, Bihar, India. It is located 4 km away from the block's headquarters. This village is famous for being the home of Thakur Muneshwar Nath Singh, who was the Minister of Bihar.

Anugraha Narayan Road railway station

Anugraha Narayan Road railway station is a main railway station in Aurangabad district, Bihar. Its code is AUBR. It serves Aurangabad town. The station consists of 4 platform.The station is named after freedom fighter & first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1957) Bihar Vibhuti Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha . Anugraha Narayan is A grade station which comes under MGS division. under the scheme of digital india,wifi facility is available here.list of train arrival/departure.

PURUSHOTTAM SF EXPRESS,MAHABODHI SF EXPRESS,POORVA SF EXPRESS,GAYA GARIBRATH,MUMBAI MAIL, HOWARH JODHPUR EXPRESS.

The people who wants to visit deo Surya mandir and umga pahad , pawai pahad can get down .

Aurangabad (Bihar Lok Sabha constituency)

Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: औरंगाबाद लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Barun, India

Barun is a small town in Barun Panchayat Block of Aurangabad district of Bihar, India.Barun is located 9.9 km (6.2 mi) from Pahlega Railway station and 11.6 km (7.2 mi) from Aurangabad. The bridge No. 4 for crossing over the Son river is 2.5 km (1.6 mi) away and Dehri-on-sone across river is 5.4 km (3.4 mi) away.

The Pincode of Barun is 824112. Barun is located just 2 km (1.2 mi) away from Grand Trunk Road, which crosses over Sone river to Dehri.

Daudnagar

Daudnagar town is a City Council cum Subdivisional Headquarter (अनुमंडल मुख्यालय) in Aurangabad district in the state of Bihar, India under Magadh division. Daudnagar is 200 year old historical city and its living proof is Daudnagar has old historical fort, this fort is situated on the eastern bank of the Son River. National Highway NH139 which connects Rajhara town of Palamu district to Patna passes through the town. Daudnagar was founded by Daud Khan, a Governor of Bihar under Aurangzeb in the 17th of Palamu fort from the Cheros; and it is said that while back from this conquest he camped here and founded the town known after him. The surrounding area was also granted to him as a Jagir by the emperor. Early in the 18th century Buchanan saw it as a flourishing town with cloth and opium factories. The sarai built by Daud Khan was, perhaps really meant to be a stronghold; for it was well fortified with a battlemented wall, two large gates and a moat all around. In the outlying part of the town called Ahmadganj is the tomb of Ahmad Khan.

Deo, Bihar

Deo, Deo, Bihar, Deo, Aurangabad (Bihar) is a town and a notified area in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the district's third-largest town in population after Aurangabad, and also the third-largest town in area. Deo is located 12 km away from the District Administration.

Haspura, Aurangabad

Haspura (हसपुरा) old name Hanspura, is a block and town of Aurangabad district of Bihar, state in India. It is located towards the north side of Aurangabad district.Haspura is well known among nearby villages for schools and sports.

The cricket tournaments like sadbhavana cricket tournament and Millennium cup are very famous.

Especially Millennium cup is famous in Aurangabad,

Jahanabad,Arwal,gaya,

Patna districts of Bihar.And also team from jharkhand 'Dhanbad' participated in it.

Haspura is shows unity in hindus and muslims

Itkohwa

Itkohwa is one of the villages under Block-Madanpur, Aurangabad district, Bihar, India. The village is bounded by Bijuliya and Basant. Gaya is its nearest largest city and the neighboring district headquarters.

Jamhore

Jamhore is a village and a notified area in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Jamhore is Famous For DEVI MAA TEMPLE, Place Of Worship.

As of 2001 India census, Jamhore had a population of 8575. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jamhore has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 38%. In Jamhor, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

jamhor famous because of katuun she is the jamindar of that area after Mughal it's taken over through Rajputana and they did several things for that village like railway station, school, hospital, cumunit hall, also crime, castizem is on upper level Rajputana still dominating that place some of Rajputana name like Shamsher Bahadur Singh is one of powerful person in 70-80s, Gupteshwar Prasad Singh He is Mines owner and he did several things for poor people also to villagers.on drought time of eastern part of India 1962,64 Made several Relief Cams for all citizens in many city of Bihar.

Karakat (Lok Sabha constituency)

Karakat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Nabinagar

Nabinagar is a city and a notified area in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar, and is the location of Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project.Nabinagar has highest population of Rajput Vansh then any other area of Aurangabad bihar. Nabinagar has also well known by Chittodgarh of bihar.

DAV,Saraswati vidya mandir,Raja gopal etc. these are few popular school in Nabinagar.

Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project

Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project is a coal-based thermal power plant located at Sivanpur village in Nabinagar taluk in Aurangabad district, Bihar. It was conceptualised in 1989 by the then Chief Minister of Bihar Satyendra Narayan Sinha who sent the proposal to set up a NTPC's super thermal power project at Nabinagar in Bihar's Aurangabad district to then Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi; but the project went into limbo as the following state governments failed to follow it. In 2007, Manmohan Singh's government finally put a stamp of approval on it.

The power plant is owned by the Nabinagar Power Generating Company- initially a 50:50 joint venture between NTPC Limited and Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited. The Nabinagar plant will have capacity of 4380 MW( 660MW X 6). The project's generation capacity initially was to be 3960 MW but in 2016, the production capacity was increased to 4380 MW. Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project will be third largest power project in India, after 4700 MW Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station (Singrauli) and maharashtra belar.

This Super Thermal Power Project is spread over 2970 acres, which includes 150 acre of land for the township and 63 acres of land for construction of rail corridor. On 17 April 2018, Bihar state cabinet , headed by chief minister Nitish Kumar, gave its nod to handing over of Nabinagar Power Generating Company to National Thermal Power Corporation. On 15 May 2018, Bihar Government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to hand over the thermal plant to National Thermal Power Corporation for a 33- years lease. For the Nabinagar plant’s Bihar would get 78% of the electricity generated from the plant, while UP would get 11%, jharkhand 3 % and Sikkim 1%.

Nabinagar Thermal Power Project

The Nabinagar Thermal Power Station Project (NTPS) of Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited (BRBCL) is a joint venture of NTPC Limited and Indian Railways to install a 4X 250 MW thermal power plant at Nabinagar in Aurangabad district, Bihar, India. The equity portions of NTPC and Indian Railways will be 74 per cent and 26 per cent respectively. Nearly 90 per cent of the electricity generated from the plant is supplied to the railways to meet nationwide requirements and remaining 10 per cent is given to Bihar.

In 1989, the then Chief Minister of Bihar and veteran leader Satyendra Narain Singh conceived, the proposal to set up a NTPC's super thermal power project at Nabinagar in Bihar's Aurangabad district to then Prime Minister of India and Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi; but the project went into limbo as the following state governments failed to follow it. In 2007, Manmohan Singh's government finally put a stamp of approval on it.The joint venture agreement was signed on 6 November 2007 and the company was incorporated on 22 November 2007. Commercial generation started from Unit-1 and 2 (2X250MW) of Bharatiya Rail Bijli Company Limited in 2016.

Rafiganj

Rafiganj is a town and a notified area in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the district's second-largest town in population after Aurangabad, and also the second-largest town in area. Rafiganj is located 25 km away from the District Administration.

Rafiganj train wreck

The Rafiganj rail disaster was the derailment of a train on a bridge over the Dhave River in North-Central India, on 10 September 2002. At least 130 people were killed in the accident, which was reportedly due to sabotage by a local Maoist terrorist group, the Naxalites.

Raghunathpur, Aurangabad

Raghunathpur is a village in Haspura block of Aurangabad District of Bihar state in India. It is part of Purhara panchayat. It belongs to Magadh division. It is located 45 km north of the district headquarters Aurangabad, and

98 km from state capital Patna.

Sansa, Aurangabad

Sansa is a village in Aurangabad district, Bihar, India,. The village is situated on the road joining Daudnagar to Haspura.

Son Nagar Junction railway station

Son Nagar Junction is a railway station in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is located on the east bank of the Son River and was earlier known as Son East Bank.

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