ABOUT BHIWANI

BHIWANI district came into existence on July 22nd, 1972 and is named after the Administrative city Bhiwani. Bhiwani city finds mention in Ain-e-Akbari. It was founded by the Rajput name Neem after his wife named Bhani. The Bhani word letterchanged to Bhiyani and subsequently to Bhiwani. Bhiwani has been a prominent center of commerce since time of Mughals. Bhiwani is also known for its temples and is called as Small Khashi of India because of numerous temples. Gauri Shankar temple of Bhiwani is known throughout the country. Another important city of the district is Dadri which was founded by the son of Prithvi Raj Chauhan. It is also a hub of commercial activity. Apart from these two cities other major towns in Bhiwani are Loharu, Tosham, Bawani Khera which have been seats of power since historical times.

LOCATION
District Bhiwani is situated between 28.19 deg. & 29.05 deg. North latitude and 75.26 deg. and 76.28 deg. East Longitude. The Bhiwani District is surrounded by Hissar District on its North, some area of Jhunjunu & Churu District of Rajasthan on its west , MahenderGarh and Jhunjunu District on its south and District Rohtak on east. It is 124 Kilometer from Delhi & 285 Kilometer from Chandigarh

 

GEOGRAPHY

In North Region of the district there are Alluvial Plains and in South there are Semi -Desert with remnants of Aravali Range Mountains. The Soil is loom in the North region and sandy in the Southwest region of Bhiwani District. The Groundwater is mainly Saline with some of small pokets of fresh water in Southwest. The groundwater level of the district is decreasing fastly. Lack of any Drainage system is the main cause of salinity of ground water. Total area covered by Bhiwani District is 5,099 sq.km.
ACCESS

By road District is connected by road to cities like Rohtak, Delhi, Pilani, Jaipur, Hissar,Sirsa,Chandigarh. By Rail it is connected to Delhi, Mathura, Malda Town, Jaipur, Ferozpur, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Hissar.

CLIMATE

- Temperature in the Bhiwani District varies from 2 Deg. c to 45 deg. c.
- Rainfall is scanty(Annual Rainfall-483mm)mainly in months of July-August.
- Vegetation mainly thorny trees like Babool, Jandi, Kair, along with Neem, Sheesham, Peepal etc.
- Crops like Bajara & Cotton in Kharif and Wheat &Sarson in Rabi.
- Minerals like Building Stone& Gypsum or flexible stones ( Kaliyana Village).
- Wildlife Rabbit, Neelgai, Fox

 

PEOPLE& CULTURE

People of Bhiwani district are hard working whose main occupation is agriculture. They are religious people. Apart from this, residents of this region are fine Sports men and represents Haryana and the National and International level sports meets. Residents of this region also join Armed Forces in large numbers and defend the country from foriegn aggression and internal disturbances. Due to sacrifices of brave soilders of this district during battles, city is came to be known as City of War Heroes.

 

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

General Information

Formation Of District   22 December- 1972
Sub-Division 4 BHIWANI, DADRI, LOHARU, SIWANI
Tehsil 6 BHIWANI, DADRI, LOHARU, SIWANI, BAVANI KHERA, TOSHAM
Sub -Tehsil 2 BADARA, BOND KALAN
Block 9 BHIWANI,DADRI-I,II, BADARA,KAIRU,SIWANI,TOSHAM, BAHAVNI KHERA, LOHARU
Village 442  
Village Panchayat 458  
Area 5099 sq. km  
Vidhan Sabha Area 7 BHIWANI, DADRI, LOHARU, BADARA, BAVANI KHERA, TOSHAM, MUNDHAL KURD
Constituency Area 1  
Useful Agricultural Land 411976 lac hec.  
Population   Total: 14 lac. 24 Thousand. 524 Approx. Male: 7 lac. 57 Thousand 824 Female: 6 lac. 66 thousand 730
 
Other Information
D.S.P Office 3 BHIWANI, LOHARU, DADRI
Police Station 12  
Police Post 17  
Post Office 222  
Telegraph Office 12  
Municipal Council 1  
Municipal Commitee 1 DADRI
Market Commitee 7 BHIWANI, LOHARU, DADRI, JUI, BAHAL, SIWANI, TOSHAM
 
PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Ration Depot 469
Urban 95
Rural 374
Ration Card 284719
Consumer 1412238
 
HEALTH
General Hospital 5
T.B. Hospital 1
Community Health Centre 9
Primary Health Centre 29
Sub-Health Centre 208
Urban Family Welfare Centre 1
Nursing Traning Centre 1
E.S.I. Hospital 1
E.S.I. Dispencery 3
Ayurvedic Hospital 2
Ayurvedic Dispencery 40
 
ELECTRICITY
Power House 220 k.v.-1
Sub- Station 132 k.v.-9
Sub- Station 33 k.v.-18
 
ROADS
Pucca Roads

1918 k.m. Public Construction (Houses and Roads) 211 k.m. Marketing Board

 
ANIMAL HUSBANDARY
Vetnary Hospital 15
Vetnary Hospital and Breeding Centre 33
Regional Artificial Breeding Centre 5
Vetnary Medicine Centre 52
Animal Husbandry Centre 76
Animal Diseases Testing Lab. 1
Semen Bank 1
Polutry Development Centre 1
Piggry development Centre 1
Sheep and Wool Devlopment Centre 1
Adarsh Videsi Farm 1
 
EDUCATION
College 10
Senior Secondary Schoool 78
High School 169
Middle School 112
Primary School 644
Gurukul 1
Navodaya School 1
 
MISCELLANEOUS INFROMATION
Anaganwadi Centre 106
Co-operative Bank and Branches 25
Primary Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank 7
Mini Banks 200
Haryana Kshetriya Gramin Development Bank and Branches 51
Co-operative Societies 1312
Employment Office 6
Vocational Guidance Centre 1
Commercial Banks 38
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