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Bhusawal

Bhusawal (Marathi: भुसावळ) is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Geography

Bhusawal is located at 21°02′50.56″N 75°47′15.99″E / 21.0473778°N 75.787775°E / 21.0473778; 75.787775[1]. It has an average elevation of 209 metres (685 feet).

Bhusawal, is located on the bank of Tapi river, is the biggest taluka of Jalgaon district, and situated on National Highway No. 6 (NH6). Bhusawal railway junction is one of the largest railway yards of the Indian subcontinent. The hinterland of Bhusawal is famous for banana cultivation. World Heritage famous Ajanta is about 60 km (Via Jamner) from Bhusawal.

Bhusawal is also known as Bhusaval and Bhusawal. The Spelling "Bhusaval" is used by the Railways(Central Government) while the Spelling "Bhusawal" is used by the Municipality. Generally People magazine spells it as "Bhusawal" or "Bhusaval" according to their preference.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Bhusawal had a population of 172,366 (It is estimated to cross 200,000 before 2010). Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bhusawal has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 72%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

bhusawal to shegaon
bhusawal to aurangabad
bhusawal to nagpur
bhusawal to pune
bhusawal to indore
bhusawal to mumbai
bhusawal to shirdi

Road

Bhusawal is situated on National Highway No. 6 (NH6). Internal roads like Varangaon Road, Khadaka Road,Sakari Phata, Jamner Road, Jalgaon Road are very congested in Bhusawal and also get connected to [NH 6], totally they have four exits from the town. Nasik( HinduPilgrimage place) is only 3½ hrs journey by road & railway.

Railway

* Bhusawal has very good railway connectivity, and an important divisional headquarters of Central Railway of the Indian Railways.
* The famous American 1956 movie, Bhowani Junction features a railway station that was modelled on the Bhusawal railway station.
* Bhusawal is a very big junction on Central Railway (The biggest railway station in Maharashtra). Mumbai-Delhi(North/West) & Mumbai-Kolkata (East/West) connections splits at this Junction.
* There is a Zonal Training Center for Railway Staff in Bhusawal. ZTC is the area known popularly.
* P.O.H. & M.O.H. are the two overhauling units work 24 hrs for maintenance of locomotive engines.
* When steam locomotives were used in India, this was a big Steam Loco Shed for the same & due to river Tapi, the train usually used to stop here to get water and stock for Loco Engines as well as passenger utility.
* A Unique '#' Crossing (known as Diamond Crossing) of Railway Line - which is in 90 degree to each other is seen here first.
* Bhusawal is the nearest such a railway junction to Ajanta (60 km away), where every train has a stop.

Industries & Organizational Establishments

Vimal Paints

Vimal Paints is a leading manufacturer of Industrial & Decorative paints.

Ordnance Factories

Bhusawal is the home of two of the 40 Ordnance Factories in India, belonging to the Government of India, Ministry of Defence:

1)Ordnance Factory Bhusawal (OFBH)

2)Ordnance Factory Varangaon (OFV)

Deepnagar

The Thermal Power Station (TPS), which produces around 12% of the electricity requirement of Maharashtra, is situated in Bhusawal on the bank of the River Tapi. Further down to Deepnagar, a village called 'Varangaon' has an ordnance factory.

* Bhusawal is also famous for bananas. The bananas of this place are sent by special goods trains all over India and especially to the North Area.
* The principal food is traditional Maharashtran cuisine. Brinjal is the most loved vegetable in this area. People eat spicy food.
* Most of the population earn their bread either working for Central Railway or farming, these two are the main sources of income.

Now deepnagar power project extension is going. the new plant capacity will be 1000 mW more. previous plant is having capacity of 62+210+210 mW total capacity.

Educational institutions

Bhusawal has educational schools/institutions within its city limits.

== Management Institutes ==

* The Institute of Management and Career Development Bhusawal under Tapti Education Society
* Wellness Foundation's Success and Wellness for Training and development

Schools in Bhusawal

English Medium Schools in Bhusawal

* Biyani military school bhusawal
* Central Railway Senior Secondary School
* Saint Aloysius High School
* The World School, Bhusawal.
* Kendriya Vidyalaya Ordnance Factory Estate
* Assembly of God Church School
* Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sakegaon
* Dr. Ulhas Patil English Medium School
* Tapti public school(tapti education society)

Hindi schools Bhusawal

* D.L. Hindi High School
* Shri Sant Gadge Maharaj Hindi School

Marathi schools Bhusawal

* Maharana Pratap Vidhyalaya (Old Name: New English School)
* T. S. Zope Prarthmic Vidyamandir
* D. S. High School
* Municipal High School
* K. Narkhede Vidyalaya
* Girls High School, (Ahilyadevi kanya vidyalaya)
* Bhusawal High School
* D.L. Hindi High School
* Dyanjyoti Vidyalaya
* Technical High School
* PMWS (Progressive Minority Welfare Society)
* Shri Gadgebaba High school,timber market,behind pandurang talkies
* S.T. Aloysius High School
* Narmadabai zope high school
* p.k.kotecha high school
* Bhagirathi prathamik Vidyalaya, Sonichha wadi.
* Jijamata prathamik vidya mandir

Urdu schools Bhusawal

* B.Z.Urdu High School

The school was named after the very famous Moghul king BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR,the last king of India.

Colleges in Bhusawal

* D. L. Hindi Junior College
* K.Narkhede vidyalaya and Jr. college,Tapi nagar,Yawal road ,Bhusawal
* P.K.Kotecha Mahila Mahavidyalaya
* Bhusawal Arts, Science & P. O. Nahata Commerce College (punamchand omkardas nahata)
* People's College (Dadasaheb Devidas Namdeo Bhole College)
* Shri Sant Gadgebaba Hindi Mahavidyalay
* Chaitanya Ayurved Mahavidyalaya
* Biyani military school near jamner road bhusawal
* Biyani B.Ed. (English Medium) and D.Ed. College, bhusawal http://biyani.org.in/

Technical Colleges in Bhusawal

* Shri Sant Gadge Baba Polytechnic College
* Shri Sant Gadge Baba College of Engineering & Technology, Bhusawal

Computer Institutes in Bhusawal

* Institute of Computer Technology (ICT), Sharada Nagar.
* Suncity Computer Technology, Deepnagar.
* Byte Computer Education, Municipal Hospital Market
* Deshmukh Computer, Mamaji Talkies Road
* High Tech Computer, Navashakti Arcade
* Wild Fire Computers, Professor Colony
* CST Institute, Yawal Road, Bhusawal

1. Savika institute,ZTC,Bhusawal

===Training, Development and Leadership Institute === Wellness Foundation's SNW Institute The success and wellness.

Delicacies of Bhusawal

Bhusawal stands 2nd for Railways (Transportation, Zonal Training, Services) across India. Reason behind its fame, is being a Junction for Railway. So many routes departs from Bhusawal. Every train passes through has to take a halt.

Bhusawal is also famous for its banana cultivation. Traders from various parts of the country come to Bhusawal to buy raw bananas. Bananas are exported to different countries across the world.Lt Col Sanjoy Banerji, the famous photographer and adventurer hails from Bhusaval.Bhusawal is also known for its special white brinjals that are grown locally in the nearby areas. They often constitute the delicacies in local marriages along with daal vaati toop (a lentil dish served with ghee) served with peanut garlic chutney. In local hotels Shev Bhaji, spicy aluvada, and Bengan bharta and Dalgandori bhaji which is made from all mixed vegetables are favourite dishes.
[edit] Weather

The weather in Bhusawal is dry and hot. In the summer season temperatures reach around 46 to 49 degree Celsius, which amounts to the highest in the country. Now in 2010 summer period the temperature of this city cross their limit i.e. 49. in May-2010 cross the limit and actual temperature is 49.8 Due to so much high temperature diseases like Swine flu doesn't exist in Bhusawal

Wellness Foundation - Bhusawal said that bhusawal is badly affecting by global warming and local warming because multiple power plants and factories. ratio of tree cutting is also increasing. it was 49.5 in may 2010 and now in DECEMBER 2010 it is 4.5 DC temp. and meter will raise rapidly again, this change is drastic and giving signs of dangers. Nilesh gore, founder wellness foundation.

Bhusawal std code : 02582

Bhusawal pin code

Details of Post Office BHUSAWAL, JALGAON
Post Office: BHUSAWAL
Post Office Type: HEAD OFFICE
District: JALGAON
State: MAHARASHTRA
Pin Code: 425201
Contact Address: Postmaster, Post Office BHUSAWAL (HEAD OFFICE), JALGAON, MAHARASHTRA (MH), India (IN), Pin Code:- 425201

Details of Post Office BHUSAWAL ATHAWADE BAZAR, JALGAON
Post Office: BHUSAWAL ATHAWADE BAZAR
Post Office Type: SUB OFFICE
District: JALGAON
State: MAHARASHTRA
Pin Code: 425201
Contact Address: Postmaster, Post Office BHUSAWAL ATHAWADE BAZAR (SUB OFFICE), JALGAON, MAHARASHTRA (MH), India (IN), Pin Code:- 425201

Details of Post Office BHUSAWAL KUTCHERY, JALGAON
Post Office: BHUSAWAL KUTCHERY
Post Office Type: SUB OFFICE
District: JALGAON
State: MAHARASHTRA
Pin Code: 425201
Contact Address: Postmaster, Post Office BHUSAWAL KUTCHERY (SUB OFFICE), JALGAON, MAHARASHTRA (MH), India (IN), Pin Code:- 425201

Details of Post Office BHUSAWAL SHIVAJI NAGAR, JALGAON
Post Office: BHUSAWAL SHIVAJI NAGAR
Post Office Type: SUB OFFICE
District: JALGAON
State: MAHARASHTRA
Pin Code: 425201
Contact Address: Postmaster, Post Office BHUSAWAL SHIVAJI NAGAR (SUB OFFICE), JALGAON, MAHARASHTRA (MH), India (IN), Pin Code:- 425201


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