Barsoi is a town and nagar panchayat which serves headquarters of a subdivision in Katihar district in the state of Bihar, India. It is an important railway junction under Katihar division Northeast Frontier Railway zone of Indian Railways.[1]

Barsoi
Town
Nickname(s): 
City of villages
Barsoi is located in Bihar
Barsoi
Barsoi
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°39′05″N 87°55′21″E / 25.65139°N 87.92250°E / 25.65139; 87.92250
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictKatihar
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total344,133
Languages
 • OthersMaithili, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali Surjapuri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
855102
Telephone code06451
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Lok Sabha constituencyKatihar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBalrampur

Barsoi Junction connects four routes as in the north Siliguri Junction on broad gauge and New Jalpaiguri Junction on broad gauge, on broad gauges Radhikapur near Bangladesh border on east and Katihar Junction on west and on south Kumedpur Junction railway station, Kolkata.It is one of the biggest railway junction of NFR.

DivisionsEdit

Barsoi subdivision is divided into four community development blocks: Kadwa, Azamnagar, Barsoi and Balrampur.

GeographyEdit

The main languages spoken here are Surjapuri, Urdu, Hindi and Bengali. Barsoi Railway station is one of the major junctions of NFR railway, with more than 100 trains passing through the station, connecting passengers to all major stations in the country. Rice, wheat, jute, and maize are some of the important crops grown here. The Barsoi subdivision is spread around 1450 km2. The climate of Barsoi is highly diverse with high rainfall, mainly in the months of June to September. The minimum temperature in winter is around 10 °C, and maximum temperature in summer is around 42 °C.[citation needed]

In 2017, Barsoi was declared a Nagar Panchayat by the state government of Bihar, and is still under development. It is one of the biggest townships of Katihar district. Other Panchayat of Barsoi are... 1.LAGUA DASGRAM 2.Raghunathpur 3.Sultanpur Panchayat 4.Maulana Pur

  It has a small market close to the railway station and one more at the rail gate known as Railway Gumti. The largest market is situated 4 kilometers away from the railway junction called Barsoi Bazar where you can find many basic necessities. Many shops are located there, which can fulfill your requirements of daily life. Barsoi has a sadar hospital, a movie theatre and a police station located in Barsoi Bazar.

EducationEdit

CollegesEdit

  • R.D.S. College, Salmari
  • B.D. College, Barsoi
  • Balrampur College, Balrampur
  • Barsoi high school, Barsoi

Governmental schoolsEdit

  • Adarsh Madhya Vidhalaya Barsoi Ghat
  • U. M. S. Barsoi Ghat
  • High School, Barsoi
  • Project Girl's high School, Barsoi
  • S S High School, Telta
  • Middle School, Imadpur
  • High School, Abadpur
  • High School, Lagua
  • High School, Molanapur
  • High School, Salmari
  • Kanya madhya vidyalaya
  • Primary School, Dakaitpuja
  • Middle School, Bhag Barsoi
  • Middle School, Abadpur
  • High School Khurial
  • +2 High school sudhani,(Near-Panchayat Bhawan Sudhani)
  • Middle School Sudhani
  • High School B. Balrampur
  • Porla Middle School Porla
  • Primary School Choundi

Convent SchoolsEdit

  • Little flower academy
  • Barsoi Public School
  • ed Public School
  • Eastern Residential Public School, Pachgachhi Road, Salmari
  • Jyoti Public School, Barsoi ghat, Barsoi, Katihar.
  • Sun rise School, Barsoi
  • Ehsan Public School, Kalidaspur Via Barsoi Katihar
  • Pioneer Public School
  • New Public School, Bhudi Maa Sthan
  • Simna Public School salmari
  • K.G.N. Public School Salmari
  • SSTA |Soft Skills Technologies Academy |SSTA Education (OPC) Private Limited.Opp. Central Bank Of India, Station Road Barsoi
  • New Career Public School, Bhudhi Maa Sthan, Barsoi Bazar, Barsoi
  • Barsoi Public School (Bhag Barsoi, Nehar Nagar Barsoi)
  • Sudhani Public School (At-Shahid Complex, south side sudhani)
  • Talent Search Public School (neem tala chowk barsoi)
  • Miracle public school (new friends colony)
  • Scottish Public School (Barsoi Ghat)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 25°39′05″N 87°55′21″E / 25.6515°N 87.9225°E / 25.6515; 87.9225