jalgaon district profile
JALGAON DISTRICT PROFILE
(Last update: 25th March 2012)

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Basic Information:
Jalgaon District is located in the north-west region of the state of Maharashtra. It is bounded by Satpuda mountain ranges in the north, Ajanta mountain ranges in the south, Dhule District in the west and Buldhana District in the east. Jalgaon is rich in volcanic soil which is well suited for cotton production. It is a major business center for Tea, Gold, Pulse mills, Cotton and Agro products. Marathi, Ahirani, Hindi, and English are the languages spoken. Jalgaon District receives an average rainfall of about 750 mm and the temperature varies from 10 degree celsius to 48 degree celsius in peak summer.
With an area of about 11,700 sq km, Jalgaon District has a population of about 4 million. It is also bounded by religious temples and cultural establishments. Padmalaya, Manudevi and Patnadevi are some of the religious places situated in Jalgaon District. The major tourist attractions are Pal hill station at Raver, Patnadevi temple, at the confluence of Tapi and Purna rivers, hot water springs at Unapdev in Chopda Taluka.
The World famous Heritage site Ajanta Caves is far near to Jalgaon making it as one of major International Tourism hub for Tourist to reach Ajanta and Ellora caves. The region is also popular for its competitive edge business policies with Tea, Gold, Pulses, Mats being major Trade commodities. The District has excellent Rail and Road connectivity and is a central destination to reach out major places in India within 8-10 hours.


Geography:
Geographical Area:
11,765  Sq.Km.
Jalgaon City: 68.78 sqkm (Source - Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation)
Crop Cultivation Area: 180,100 hectare
Talukawise Normal Rainfall:
Taluka Name Average Rainfall
Pachora 793.20
Jamner 763.40
Yawal 731.70
Jalgaon 725.10
Chopada 718.70
Bhadgaon 710.30
Bodwad 708.50
Bhusawal 708.50
Raver 708.20
Chalisgaon 707.30
Muktainagar 664.10
Dharangaon 660.40
Erandol 660.40
Parola 654.20
Amalner 621.80
Average Rainfall: 702.4
Taluka/ Tahsil in Jalgaon district:
15
Jalgaon, Jamner, Erandol, Dharangaon, Bhusaval, Bodwad, Yaval, Raver, MuktaiNagar, Amalner, Chopda, Parola, Pachora, Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon
Total Villages, Cities and places in Jalgaon District: 1498, click here for detailed listing
Total number of Gram Panchayats in Jalgaon District: 787 (as per Election Commission's statistics - 01/05/2005)
Per Capita Income (at Current Prices):
Rs.  2,666
Population:
36,79,936
Growth rate: Around 1.6% per year
Male:
19,04,437
Female:
17,75,499
Male-Female ratio: 932 female to 1,000 male
No of Handicapped Persons in District:
(As per Survey by District Civil Hospital and ZP Health Department)
Urban Area: 3,860
Rural Area: 6,711
Total: 10,571
Languages Spoken: Marathi, Hindi and English
Children Help line:
(Run by Central Government)
1098
Population Density (Per Sq.Km.):
313
Poverity Ratio (Below level): Around 30% of district's population is under poverity level and lives in interior parts of the district.
Total Animals like Cow, Buffalow etc:
933,000
Live Stocks(Poultry):
487
Total Animal Medical Checkup centres: 152
Total No. of Auto Rickshaws: 13826 (As on 01-01-2004)
Growth Centres:
(i) Bhusawal(ii) Chalisgaon(iii) Chopda
Literacy (As per census 2001):
76.06%
Male - 86.53%
Female - 64.95%
Computer Literacy:
57%
Computer Usage Ratio:
47 per 100
Forestry: State Forestry Department opened its office in Jalgaon in 1881 and now has Jalgaon and Yaval as two divisions in district. Jalgaon division has 8 dense forestry sectors, 22 sub-divisions and 57 remote areas wherein Yaval division has 8 dense forest areas.

Jalgaon Latitude and Longitudes:
Place Latitude Longitude
Jalgaon 021.00N 075.45E
Jamner 020.47N 075.47E
Erandol 020.54N 075.23E
Dharangaon 021.01N 075.16E
Bhusaval 021.04N 075.45E
Bodwad 020.09N 076.01E
Yaval 021.10N 075.42E
Raver 021.15N 076.02E
MuktaiNagar (Edlabad) 021.00N 076.04E
Amalner 021.05N 075.09E
Chopda 021.15N 075.18E
Parola 020.53N 075.07E
Pachora 020.42N 075.29E
Chalisgaon 020.33N 075.10E
Bhadgaon 021.40N 074.05E


Rivers in Jalgaon District:
Name Origin Place Areas flowing in
Tapi River Multai, District: Baitul (MadhyaPradresh) Raver, Yawal, Chopda, MuktaiNagar
Girana N.A. N.A.
Anjani N.A. Erandol, Dharangaon
Gul N.A. N.A.
Waghur N.A. N.A.
Purna N.A. MuktaiNagar
Kang N.A. N.A.
Sur N.A. N.A.
Bori N.A. N.A.
Waki   Nashirabad
Aner River    
Karwand    
Panzara    
Jamkhedi    
Malangaon    
Burai    
Rangawali    
Mor    
Bahula    

Water Supply Resources:
Girna Dam (Tal: Nandgaon), Hatnur Dam (Tal: Bhusaval), Manyad (Tal: Chalisgaon), Bori (Tal: Parola), Bhokarbari (Tal: Parola), Suki (Tal: Raver), Abhora (Tal: Raver), Hivra (Tal: Pachora), Agnavati (Tal: Pachora), Tondapur (Tal: Jamner), Mangrul (Tal: Raver), Bahula (Tal: Pachora)

Electricity Resources:
Supply Source: Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company
Distribution Agency: Crompton Greaves Ltd - Private Franchise handling Jalgaon city and rest district Electricity Distribution
Power Generation Units: Deep Nagar, Bhusawal Taluka,
Number of Sub-Stations: 132
Number of Urban and Rural Household Customers: 606,020 (As of 31st March 2008)
Industrial Customers: 11,677
Farm Pump Holding Customers: 154,900
Public Water Supply: 2,958
Street Light Connections: 3,415
Total Customers: 789,000
Average time taken for New Residential meter connection: 15 days based on documentary compliances
Average time taken for New Business meter connection: 10 days based on documentary compliances
Average time taken for New Industrial meter connection: 30 days based on documentary compliances
State Grains/ Cotton Buying (As on 25th January 2006)
Year
Corn
Jwari
Total
2000 - 2001
10,308
113,057
123,365
2001 - 2002
110
140,235
140,345
2002 - 2003
40,204
12,369
52,573
2003 - 2004
26,178
678
26,856
2005 - 2006
68,784
80,174
148,598
Banana Agriculture in Jalgaon
Total Irrigable Land in District for Banana cultivation = 49,000 hectares
Average Production per hectare = 65 Metric Tonnes
Total Production = 3,185,000 Metric tonnes
District Consumption = 1,30,000 metric tonnes
Out of District Sales = 4,55,000 metric tonnes
Out of State Sales = 2,600,000 metric tonnes
There are 5 rural tahsil places in the state of Maharashtra which annually fetch an income of more than Rs.5,000 Crores and one of them is RAVER which is in the Jalgaon district, the other 4 being NIPHAD(Dist. Nashik), Kolhapur, Vasmatnagar(Dist. Parbhani) and Sangola
Role of Jalgaon in Freedom fighting:
733 freedom fighters in Jalgaon district:
As per State government, there are in all 733 freedom fighters in Jalgaon district as follows.
Jalgaon Taluka - 112, Yaval - 87, Raver - 144, Chalisgaon - 44, Bhadgaon - 4, Chopda - 15, Muktainagar - 5.
As per centre there are 254 freedom fighters in Jalgaon district.
Jalgaon - 56, Bhusaval - 9, Yaval - 9, Raver - 151, Chopda - 19, Amalner - 18, Parola - 2, Dharangaon - 3, Pachora - 14, Chalisgaon - 21, Erandol - 29.
Jalgaonities on National Posts/ Roles
Jalgaon's daughter Pratibhatai Devisingh Patil has been conferred with President of India Post and has made phenomenal achievement on spreading cultural values, youth empowerment during her tenure. Her Excellency has visited Jalgaon district 3times after becoming President of India and these tours have been marked as Mini Diwali of region ushering growth, development works and many perspectives for region.

City & District Administration:

Jalgaon Municipal Council was established on 24th November 1864. On 08th March 1864 Council Municipal Chief Officer was appointed and on 22nd July 1885, City's first election was conducted in which 6 members were elected. Lte shri Abaji Ragho Mahlas was City's first public elected Council President on 23rd March 1909. Mrs Kamalabai Ballal Joshi was city's first Lady public elected President. Dr. K D Patil is city's last Publicly elected President as SC cleared Corporation formation on 14th February 2003. The State Government in its notification has announced formation of "JALGAON CITY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION(JCMC)" with effect from 21st March 2003.

Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has effected Goods entry based Cess tax in Jalgaon City with effect from 01st November 2008. This tax has mandatory trader and goods importer registration with Corporation and monthly return filling.

The Maharashtra State Government has implied "Right to Information Act" in the State. The rule states appointing of CIO (Chief Information Officer) in every Government Office to explain various queries related to the Department. So if you find any trouble/ query in Government work, remember you can query the office with "Right to Information Act"

Tahsil - 15
Sub-division - 4

JALGAON DISTRICT Administration
JALGAON DISTRICT Council (Zilha Parishad - ZP)
IVR based helpline (E-democracy project)
0257-2222222
For complaints and information relating to various departments like revenue, supplies, election, natural calamities, financial support schemes, entertainment department, SETU scheme, rehabilitation and other schemes in navigation menu.


Government grivances redressal mechanism

Villager's Day:
Ideal platform for putting of complaints relating to certain village Panchayat and related local concerns. This day is conducted every month on Tahsil level.

Council Democracy Day:

Best platform for putting complaints/ grivances relating to Council level issues, administrative issues and local problems. This day is observed every month's first Monday.

Corporation Democracy Day:
Best platform for putting complaints/ grivances relating to Corporation level issues, administrative issues and local problems. This day is observed every month's first Monday.

District Democracy Day:
Could not find solution/ resolution to your issues/ troubles? District democracy day is best platform to present your issue. District administration (Collectorate) has enough powers to resolve your issue by addressing and verdict on concerns. This day is observed first Monday of every Month.


Sr. No.
Sub-divisional Headquarters
Included Tahsil
1.
Jalgaon
Jalgaon, Jamner Erandol, Dharangaon.
2.
Bhusawal
Bhusawal, Bodwad, Yawal. Raver. Mukatainagar.
3.
Pachora
Pachora, Jamner, Chalisgaon.
4.
Amalner
Amalner, Parola, Chopda.

 

Gram Panchayat (Village Panchayat) in Jalgaon District:
(As per District Administration Data - 30th June 2005)
City/ Place
No of Village Panchayat
Jalgaon
43
Bhusaval
27
Chalisgaon
76
Parola
58
Pachora
96
Erandol
37
Dharangaon
48
Jamner
73
Amalner
68
MuktaiNagar
50
Bodwad
30
Raver
46
Chopda
53
Bhadgaon
34
Yaval
44
Total Gram Panchayats in Jalgaon:
783
Total Wards in Gram Panchayats in Jalgaon:
2641


Jalgaon District Police Information:
Number of Police Stations in Jalgaon District: 33

Jalgaon District Courts:
Number of Courts in Jalgaon District: 45


Assembly Constituency-wise Electoral Roll

Number of voters (As per revised Electoral Roll dated 01-10-2009): 2,839,733
(Includes Male - 1,481,945, Female - 1,357,788)
Number of Assembly Constituency in District: 11

Assembly Constituency
Total Voters
Jalgaon city
308797
Chalisgaon
294418
Bhusaval
258723
Jalgaon rural
257877
Chopda
253208
Amalner
252398
Pachora
252367
Jamner
247932
Raver
244994
Erandol
235284
MuktaiNagar
233735
Yaval
167781
Total Eligible Voters in District:
2839733
   

Talukawise Voters in Parliamentary Constituencies
Taluka
Total Voters
Jalgaon
281551
Bhusawal + Bodwad
264305
Chalisgaon
235702
Parola
230530
Pachora
209355
Erandol + Dharangaon
203023
Jamner
202889
Amalner
199512
MuktaiNagar
194723
Chopda
183577
Raver
182942
Yaval
169674
Total Eligible Voters in District:
2,557,743

Elected MP in Jalgaon District
Jalgaon
Erandol
Year Candidate Voting% Year Candidate Voting%
1952 Hari Vinayak Pataskar (Congress) 57.58 - -  
1957 Nausher Bharucha (Socialist Party) 58.62 - -  
1962 Jhulalsingh Shankarsingh Patil (Congress) 60.83 - -  
1967 Sayyed Samad Ali (Congress) 61.83 - -  
1971 Krishnarao Madhavrao Patil (Congress) 58.92 - -  
1977 Yashwant Matsaram Borole (Bhalod) 61.39 1977 Sonusingh Dhansingh Patil (Janta Party) 61.13
1980 Y.S.Mahajan (Congress) 60.61 1980 Vijaykumar Naval Patil (Congress) 56.28
1984 Y.S.Mahajan (Congress) 61.45 1984 Vijaykumar Naval Patil (Congress) 60.69
1989 Y.S.Mahajan (Congress) 65.65 1989 Uttamrao Laxmanrao Patil (BJP) 54.42
1991 Dr. Gunvantrao Sarode (BJP) NA 1991 Vijaykumar Naval Patil (Congress) NA
1996 Dr. Gunvantrao Sarode (BJP) NA 1996 M.K.Anna Patil (BJP) 51.37
1998 Dr. Ulhas Patil (Congress) 58.65 1998 M.K.Anna Patil (BJP) 53.48
1999 Y.G.Mahajan (BJP) 62.77 1999 M.K.Anna Patil (BJP) 62.77
2004 Y.G.Mahajan (BJP) 49.72 2004 M.K.Anna Patil (BJP) 50.05
2007 Haribhau Madhav Jawale (BJP) 33.40 2007 Adv. Vasantrao More (NCP) 34


Co-operative movement in Jalgaon
Jalgaon district's co-operative sector is in pain. Many of co-operative societies have turned non-functional following increased non-performing assets ratio and overall discouraging sentiments of not payment due outstanding loans. We advise new investors/ account openers to stay away from this sector especially co-operative societies with reference to making fresh deposits.
Co-operative Credit Socities: 929
Total Share Capital: 29 Crores 17 Lakhs 62 thousand
Total Deposits: 636 crores 50 lakhs
Reserved Fund: 18 crores 13 lakhs
Running Capital: 361 crores 50 lakhs
Loans distributed: 321 crores 27 lakhs
Loans Taken: 3 crores 34 lakhs 34 thousand
Due outstanding: 48 crores 75 lakhs (15%)
Total no. of profit-making societies: 605
Total no. of loss-making socities: 174

Tourism:
Jalgaon is approx. 52kms away from World famous Historical Heritage AJANTA CAVES & around 150kms from ELLORA CAVES and is located towards Aurangabad.
Various other religious places like Padmalaya, Manudevi, Patnadevi are located in Jalgaon district. 'unapdev', the hot water fountain is also just 40kms away from Jalgaon city. "Mehrun" is another famous spot in the district for its famous fruit 'Ber'. "AmbRishi Ashrama" is another famous spot in the "Ajanta Caves" hills area.
Please visit our Tourism Section by clicking here for more details.

Hindu Crematorium in Jalgaon
All Crematorium in Jalgaon are being maintained by Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation
1) Main Crematorium - Located on Neri Naka, MIDC Road
2) Khedi Crematorium - Bhusawal Road
3) Mehrun Crematorium - Mehrun Garden area
4) Pimprala Crematorium - Pimrapala region
5) Shivaji Nagar Crematorium - Shivaji Nagar Jalgaon

Corporation avails 3 quintal burnable Wood for every body bought at these crematoriums.

Exports:
Jalgaon District has been continuously exporting "Banana" since last 3 years. In 1999-2000 Jalgaon exported 62,89,744kgs of Banana while in 2000-01 it increases to 86,29,426kgs of Banana.
Industry:
Sugar Factories:
5
Spinning Mills:
5
Registered Factories:
726
Number of Industrial Estates Established:
11
Registered Small Scale Units (as on 31-03-91):
3,273 *
Joint Sector Companies (as on 31-3-92):
234
Cold Storage Houses:(as on 01-8-02) 5

Transportation & Communication System:
Railway Length:
350 Kms.
Nearest Railway Headquarter/ Division: Central Railway Bhusaval Division is Central Railway's one of the most important Railway Head Quarter located in Jalgaon District.
Important Railway Stations in the District: Bhusaval, Jalgaon, Chalisgaon, Pachora, Amalner, Raver, Bhadli
State Transport (ST) Buses: ST Buses are available throughout the District.
State Transport Structure: (MSRTC) ST Depot - 11
Permanent Bus Stands - 12
Total Employees - 4,710
Temporary Bus Stands - 7
Passenger Shelters - 19
MLA Fund Shelters - 27
Traffic Control Rooms - 14
BOT Basis Bus Stand - 1
Connectivity: 98.84% Jalgaon District Connectivity
National Highway Length:
60  Kms.
State Highway Length:
140 Kms.
Cyber Cafes (Internet Surfing Centres):
35 (SIFY I-Way Service also available in Jalgaon City)
3G Services BSNL inaugurates its 3G services in Jalgaon beginning 01st September 2010
Internet Service Providers (ISP): BSNL - PSTN Dialup (Sancharnet - 172233)
ISDN Dialup (Sancharnet - 172225)
Caller Line Identification based Access - does not requries any User Account (Netone - 172222)
Leased Lines, BSNL Broadband (Dataone)
Tata Indicom (VSNL) - PSTN Dialup
(Nearest Access Centre: Nashik/ Aurangabad)
Reliance - WLL-CDMA Internet ISP via handsets
Tata Indicom - WLL-CDMA Internet ISP via handsets
Vodafone, Idea and Airtel through GPRS on its SIM
Broadband Internet Service Providers (B'ISP): BSNL has launched its Broadband Service 'Dataone' with effect from 25th June 2005. BSNL Broadband - Dataone - offers a variety of Speed and limit based accounts in range of 256kpbs to 2mpbs and is now available widely throughout Jalgaon district. There are around 9,400 broadband users in district and BSNL has current capacity of 20,000 connections.
Basic Telephony:
(STD Code: 0257, ISD Code: 0091)
Click here for Jalgaon Telephone Search
Currently BSNL, Reliance, and Tata Indicom are offering fixed line telephony Service.
Reliance Basic Telephone numbers begin with 3 while Tata Indicom fixed phone numbers begin with '5' and '6' and Tata WLL Cellphone numbers begin with '92'.
There are in all 165,677 working Basic Landline Telephone connections (as at 31st March 2005) in 206 Telephone Exchanges in Jalgaon District.
Mobile (Cellular) Communication: Idea (98220-98229, 98500-98510, 98800-98810, 98811-98820)
Vodafone (98230-98239, 98217, 98820-98830, 99230-99239, 90490-90499)
AIRTEL(98900-98909, 98600-98610, 99100-99910, 90 Series)
BSNL (94 series)
Reliance CDMA (93 series,97 series)
Reliance GSM (95 series)
Tata Docomo (80 Series)
Tata CDMA (92 Series)
Virgin Mobile (92 series)
Tata DOCOMO (80/81 series)
Uninor
MTS
Wireless in Local Loop (WLL) Mobile Communication: Reliance begun its WLL Service in City since July 2003 end. Reliance fixed lines phones have 7-digit numbers begins with "32" while its CDMA Cell Phones have 10 digits numbers beginning with '93'.
BSNL begun its 'Tarang' WLL mobile service in Dec-2003.
Tata Indicom begun its WLL Services in Jalgaon city with August. Tata Indicom Fixed Phone numbers begins with "5" and Cellphone numbers begin with "92"
Free Phone Service: The National Level Free Phone Service 1600, 1800 is also functional in Jalgaon.
Premium Phone Service: The National Level Premium Phone Service "190 xxx xxxx" is also functional in Jalgaon.
STD/ PCO Services in District: STD Booth Owners: 2,500 (Private CDMA Operators statistics not available)
PCO Booth Owners: 9,000 (Private CDMA Operators statistics not available)
Courier Services :
285
Postal Service:
First Post Office of Jalgaon District: Saygaon, Taluka: Chalisgaon - 10th December 1889
First Post office of the Jalgaon City:
Pimprala - 10th January 1899
Jalgaon City Head Post Office establishment: 1908
Khandesh Division Establishment: 03rd January 1949
Pin Codes for Jalgaon City: City Area - 425001, MJ College, Ganpati Nagar Area - 425002,
MIDC Area - 425 003
Total Post Offices in the District: 2 Head Post offices (HPO) (Jalgaon & Chalisgaon)
38 Sub Post Offices
5 Out of Accounts Sub Post Offices
244 Branch Post offices
13 Panchayat Communication Service Centres
Facilities Available: RD, MIS, Time Deposits, Savings, NSC, KVP, NSS, PPF, Speed Post, E-Post, Business Post, Media Post, Express parcel Post, Retail Post, Speed Post Passport Service, International Money Transfer (in association with Western union), Pension Payments, Satelite Money order Scheme, mail on Phone, Data Post, E-bill, Mutual Bonds, Corporate Money order service, Greeting Post, Postal Insurance, Rural Postal Insurance and Philately
Travels
Travels & Tour Opertors:
45
Jalgaon has very good connectivity to all major cities & metros by means of Rail & Road. You Can reach Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Bombay, Surat, Indore, Ahemdabad, Surat, Nagpur, Solapur, Ujjain, Khandwa and many more stations within journey of maximum 7-8hrs. Please click here to visit our Tourism Special Section Covering Tourism related information.
Jalgaon Airport

Her Excellency President of India Pratibhatai Patil inaugurated Jalgaon Airport on 23rd March 2012. Jalgaon Airport currently has capacity of landing and take-off of up to 80 seater airplanes and based on further response AAI would expand it in its proposed Phase-2 for larger airplanes. Commercial flights operation is yet to begin on Jalgaon Airport as airlines are yet to announce their review and commercial feasibility on Jalgaon Airport. Jalgaon Airport is located at distance of around 4.5kms from Jalgaon city in Kusumba Shivar on Aurangabad road and has been completed by AAI in 2years span.

Jalgaon Airport would usher in new dawn of prosperity to region's industrial base, trade, agriculture and tourism with Jalgaon being geographically most centred destination. Banana and cotton being major produces of Jalgaon, would also enable Jalgaon airport to look for commercial air cargo hub operations across rest of Nation.

Team EJalgaon.com is pleased to extend its hand of co-operation to Airlines Companies, survey organisations and alike Agencies willing to know detailed commercial feasibility of Jalgaon Airport operations and favored destinations for flights from Jalgaon. Please e-mail your request on info@ejalgaon.com quoting reference as Subject.

Industrial Estate locations
Jalgaon
Chopada
Bhusawal
Chalisgaon
Amalner 
Pachora
Jamner
Savda-Faizapur 
Parola
Bhadgaon
Dharangaon
Nashirabad
Major Industrial Players in the district:
Marico, Jalgaon District Co-operative Milk Producer's Union, Jains, VIP, Supreme, Orient Cement, Nilons, Wipro, Kwality Ice Cream
Medical Facilities:
District Civil Hospitals:
1 - Located in Jalgaon City
Sub-District Civil Hospitals:
3 - Chopda, Jamner and MuktaiNagar
Rural Hospitals:
18
Ayurvedic Hospitals:
18
Council Hospitals:
13 - Located in all Tahsil Levels in Jalgaon
4 - Located in Jalgaon Corporation boundaries
Primary Health Centres:
77 (Run by Jalgaon District Council [ZP])
Number of Blood Banks:
14 - Almost one in every Taluka
Private Dispensaries:
Over 800 Private Hospitals are functional in Jalgaon District
Other Major Medical facilities:
1) Super Speciality Heart Clinic with facilities for Bypass and all Major Heart Operations is available in Jalgaon City.
2) CT-SCAN, M.R.O. facilities are also available
Business & Industrial opportunities
State run Employment Opportunities:
D.I.C. Center Jalgaon - ( 0257-2253623
MITCON Center Jalgaon - ( 0257-2253623

The below mentioned Business/ Profession/ Industries have enough growth potential in the district and have good scope for development:
  • Food Products;
  • Beverages, Tobacco and Tobacco Products;
  • Paper and Paper Products, Printing, Publishing and Allied Industries;
  • Rubber, Plastic, Petroleum and Coal Products;
  • Chemical and Chemical Products except Products of Petroleum and Coal;
  • Repair Services.
  • Non-Metallic Mineral Products;
  • Basic Metals and Alloys Industries;
  • Metal Products and Parts except Machinery and Transport Equipments;
  • Machinery, Machine Tools and Parts except Electrical machinery;
  • Other Manufacturing Industries;
  • Transport Equipments and Parts;
  • Water Works and Supply; and
  • Cotton Textiles
  • Gold & Silver
  • Tea
  • Pulses
Government's Major Setup
The Ordnance factory of Varangaon is government's Arms and Ammunition manufacturing unit located in Varangaon Village of Bhusaval Taluka. The Unit was established on 22nd January 1949.
Market Trend & Speciality
Jalgaon Market is mainly known for Gold, Pulses, Wholesale Tea, Agrilculture, Grains Trading. 'Banana' is Jalgaon's main crop with 'cotton' having second priority. Around 60% of district money circulation depends on agriculture income and therefore factors like flooding, low-rainfall etc affects the city economy a lot. Jalgaon also produces excellent quality milk and therefore many national level ice-cream and other milk-product companies have their collection centres in various parts of the district.
Since last 2-3yrs many outside students are also considering Jalgaon as a option to pune in terms of education in Engineering, Computer Education. There are 5 rural tahsil places in the state of Maharashtra which annually fetch an income of more than Rs.5,000 Crores and one of them is RAVER which is in the Jalgaon district, the other 4 being NIPHAD(Dist. Nashik), Kolhapur, Vasmatnagar(Dist. Parbhani) and Sangola
Sugar factories in District
Jalgaon district is one of maojr hub of co-operative movements and has significant number of sugar factories.
Factory
Processing Capacity
(Lakh metric tones)
Last inauguration
Processing done
(Lakh metric tones)
Productivity
(Lakh metric tones)
Belganga
2,500
23rd November 2007
110,840
94,705
Chopda
2,500
06th December 2007
92,675
93,125
Madhukar
2,500
12th December 2007
173,130
175.175
Muktabai
2,500
Closed
Closed
Closed
Vasant
1,250
24th December 2007
18,013
10,225
Maungiri
500
Closed
Closed
Closed
Raver
1,250
Closed
Closed
Closed
Sports Facilities
As observed generally Jalgaon city has sufficient Sporting facilities available. Cricket Ground, Stadium, Badminton Court, Table Tennis Court all are available in Jalgaon. Many state level as well as national level sporting events are also conducted on yearly basis. Many colleges and NMU also conducts some yearly sporting events.
Facilities available for "Marriage" and other events
Jalgaon is a costly city for new comers but it has all the facilities available. As far as marriage is concerned Jalgaon has around 25 Marriage halls and reception halls (Click on topic to see complete listing). Many top quality hotels also provide marriage functions arrangments and control.
Most important factor for booking up these halls and hotels is pre-planning. You need to book all these halls before 2months of booking date. Halls are available in range of 1500-8000. Hotels can be booked on per day basis depending on requirement number of rooms and other facilities. Most of the communities have their own halls and they offer at very low cost to their caste people.
Various good quality food-makers/ Maharaj are also available in Jalgaon on reasonable rates. "Indore" is also a near place for Jalgaon, so famous Indore cooks can also be contacted as required. Adequate tent material is also available in the city. Municipal council also provides its grounds for social events and purposes on nominal charges.
Best method for selecting marriage halls in Jalgaon is to select respective community hall of your community. It has 2 benefits. Firstly you pay less amount as you are from the same caste and secondly every one from your community knows the hall simply because most of the invitees are from your own community.
Educational Facilities:
Manpower Availability/ Statistics:
Educated Unemployed Youth in Jalgaon
(As on 31-12-2005)

Sr. Qualification Numbers
1. S.S.C. 46,590
2. H.S.C. 37,141
3. I.T.I. 8,440
4. Engineers 2,480
5. Graduates 13,046
6. Others: 12,778
  Total: 120,475
  Includes: 106,273 Male and 14,202 Female candidates  
University:
1, NORTH MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY, JALGAON
  Website: http://nmu.ac.in
NMU has 512kbps VSAT based ERNET Funded Internet Connectivity.

Secondary Education in Jalgaon (As at 31/03/2009)

School Type
Marathi
English
Urdu
Hindi
Sindhi
Total
Government granted (Aided)
518
1
44
5
2
570
Non-granted (Unaided)
2
0
4
0
0
6
Permanent Non-granted
23
20
8
0
0
43
Totals:
543
21
56
5
2
619
Colleges:
35, Click here for detailed list
Junior College Seats(2003-04):
There are in all 125 Junior Colleges for various stream in Jalgaon District.
Science: 7080, Commerce : 2800 and Arts: 17600 seats
Industrial Training Institutes.:
19
Engineering Colleges:
7 Click here for detailed list
Agricultural Colleges:
11
(Jalgaon (Granted), Kingaon- Yaval Taluka, Amalner, Chopda, Pal Raver Taluka, Adavad - Chopda Taluka, Muktai Nagar, Kolhe - Pachora ukaTal, Saygaon - Chalisgaon Taluka, Pilkhod - Chalisgaon Taluka and Diksai - Jalgaon Taluka)
Mahtma Fule Primary Education Guarantee Centre:
(Funded by ZP)
There are 208 Primary Education Guarantee Centre functional in Jalgaon district.

Library Information:
(List of Government aided District-wise Categorywise Libraries)
District
A
D
C
D
Total
Jalgaon
9
33
71
60
173
Dhule
5
17
26
31
79
Nandurbar
1
6
10
37
54
Total:
15
56
107
128
307

Computer & IT Facilties:
Awareness Level:
Good
No. of colleges teaching Computers:
75
Computer Courses offered:
D.C.P., B.Sc. (Computers), B.Sc.(IT), B.E-com(Bachelor of E-Commerce), B.E.(Computers), B.E.(IT), B.C.A., M.C.M., M.SC.(Computers), M.Sc.(IT), M.C.A.
Private Computer Training Institutes:
189
National Level Training Institutes:
National level institutes likes Aptech, NIIT, Datapro, Boston, Tulec, TCS, CMC and manymore have franchise in entire Jalgaon district.
Broadband Internet Service Providers (B'ISP):
BSNL has launched its Broadband Service 'Dataone' with effect from 25th June 2005. It offers Broadband Internet connectivity on existing telephone lines using ADSL Technology.
SIFY I'way have 7 Broadband Internet Access Centres in Jalgaon now.
No. of Internet Connections:
3500 approx
Internet Usage:
55 out of 100
Internet Service Providers (ISP):
BSNL - PSTN Dialup, ISDN Dialup Internet Service, Leased Lines
(PSTN Dial up No: 172233, ISDN Dial up - 172225)
Tata Indicom (VSNL) - PSTN Dialup
(Nearest Access Centre: Nashik/ Aurangabad)
Reliance - WLL Internet ISP via handsets
Tata Indicom - WLL Internet ISP via handsets
Bharti Broadband - VSAT based High - Speed Internet Connectivity

Land Availability:
Shopping Complexes in Jalgaon City:
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Jalgaon Property rates Valuation:
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Developed Plots:
1134
Alloted Plots:
1021
Vehicles in District:

Total Vehicles: 385,106
Two-Wheelers: 204,925
Scooter: 38,564
Moped: 51,406
Car: 15,837
Jeep: 6,872
Trucks: 5,515
Auto Rickshaw: 16,665
Matador: 2,181

Available plots:
113

Social Clubs:
Rotary, Rotaract, Jaycees, Lions, Giants group, Laughing Club all have their Jalgaon chapters and establishments.

Swimming Pools
Jalgaon city has following swimming pools/ tanks:
1) District Sports complex - Jliha Peth, Jalgaon
2) Kokila Guruji Swimming Tank - Near Mehrun Garden, Mehrun, Jalgaon
3) Gitashankar Swimming Tank - Ganesh Colony, Jalgaon

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