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Bhadohi is a city in Bhadohi district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also known as the "Carpet City," as it is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry hub in South Asia. The city is 45 km west of Varanasi [1] and 82 km east of Allahabad.[2][3]

Bhadohi
District
Nickname(s): Carpet City
Bhadohi is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bhadohi
Bhadohi
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°25′N 82°34′E / 25.42°N 82.57°E / 25.42; 82.57Coordinates: 25°25′N 82°34′E / 25.42°N 82.57°E / 25.42; 82.57
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bhadohi
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,50,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 221401
Website bhadohi.nic.in

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EducationEdit

CollegesEdit

Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, the only institute of its kind in Asia [4], was established by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in 2001. It has been recognized by All India Council for Technical Education and is affiliated with Joint Seat Allocation Authority. The institute offers a Bachelor of Technology in Carpet and Textile Technology (CTT). The syllabus of the programmes covers both practical as well as theoretical understanding of the process of dyeing, textile fibres, carpet washing, and other industrial techniques. [5]

HealthcareEdit

Hospitals

  • Shri Shyamlal Memorial Hospital
  • Star Hospital
  • Pratima Hospital
  • Jeevan Deep Hospital
  • Jeevan Dhara Hospital
  • Sahara Hospital
  • akash Hospital
  • Saumya Hospital
  • Jeevan Raksha Hospital
  • Gandhi homoeo clinic
  • S N Hopitals
  • Harsh Hospital
  • Habib homeo care station road
  • Shri Ram Medical Hall Chauri Bazar
  • Mahraja cheat Singh Govt.Hospital
  • Mahraja Balwant Singh Govt.Hospital

DemographicsEdit

Religions in Bhadohi
Religion Percent
Hindus
53%
Muslims
45%
Jains
1.7%
Others†
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Bhadohi has a population of 94,620 of which 49,639 are males while 44,981 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.[6] Bhadohi has an average literacy rate of 90%, higher than the national average of 69.5%; with 94% of the males and 86% of females are literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Geographic locationEdit

GeographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Google Maps: Bhadohi to Varanasi". Google maps. 2017-05-23. Retrieved 2017-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Google Maps: Bhadohi to Varanasi". Google maps. 2017-05-23. Retrieved 2017-05-23. 
  3. ^ "Ganges". Wikipedia. 2017-05-21. 
  4. ^ "Indian students in carpet technology to have internship in New Zealand". Ministry of Textiles. 16 May 2003. 
  5. ^ "IICT coursework". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Bhadohi City Population Census 2011 - Uttar Pradesh". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 2017-05-23. 

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