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Jogbani is a town, a notified area and a railway station in Araria District of Bihar state, India. It lies on the Indo-Nepal border with Morang District, Koshi Zone and is a gateway to Biratnagar city. There is a customs checkpoint for goods at the border. Indian and Nepalese nationals cross without restrictions.

Jogbani

जोगबनी
Town
Nickname(s): 
Nishant's hometown
Jogbani is located in Bihar
Jogbani
Jogbani
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.39611°N 87.25972°E / 26.39611; 87.25972
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictAraria
Government
 • BodyNagar Panchayat
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total39,281
Languages
 • MainMaithili, Nepali, Hindi & English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
854328
Telephone code06455
Lok Sabha constituencyAraria
Vidhan Sabha constituencyForbesganj
Websitehttp://npjogbani.com

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TransportEdit

Jogbani is the economical city of Bihar (India) situated in the eastern region having dense population of 2,34,891 since 2001 population census. The city earns huge custom per annum of approximately NRS 812,652,971,344,00. Jogbani city is near to Forbesganj, Bihar from southern part of it.

Jogbani is connected to the rest of India by an all-weather metalled highway, National Highway 57A

Jogbani ICP ProjectEdit

  • The total project cost for Jogbani is Rs. 82.49 crore.
  • DPR and DER has been completed and approved by ESC.
  • Land has been acquired and handed over to SSB.
  • NIT has been issued on 12.03.2010 and the bids were opened on 19.04.2010. The work has been awarded to successful bidder.
  • ICP jogbani has been fully functional from 15 Nov 2016.
  • Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd (A Government of India Enterprise) is custodian of ICP Jogbani.

Notable placesEdit

List of BanksEdit

  • State Bank of India
  • Central Bank of India
  • UCO Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Uttar Gramin Bank

List of SchoolsEdit

  • Mala Memorial English School
  • Adarsh Shiksha Niketan
  • DNP School
  • Sarswati Vidhya Mandir
  • High School Jogbani
  • Rajkiya Madhya Vidhyalaya Jogbani
  • Balika High School
  • Saint Francisco English Boarding School
  • Zenith Public School
  • Prathmik Vidyalay Khajur Bari
  • Lila Public School

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jogabani Census". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 15 September 2015.

Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.3961°N 87.2597°E / 26.3961; 87.2597