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Rajgurunagar

Rajgurunagar (Khed)
Khed
city
Rajgurunagar (Khed)
Rajgurunagar (Khed)
Location in Maharashtra, India

Coordinates: 18°52′N 73°54′E / 18.867°N 73.900°E / 18.867; 73.900Coordinates: 18°52′N 73°54′E / 18.867°N 73.900°E / 18.867; 73.900

Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Elevation 645 m (2,116 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total about 30,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-14

Rajgurunagar (Khed) is a census town and headquarters of Khed taluka in Pune district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] (Khed) had a population of 17,636. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajgurunagar (Khed) has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 74%. In Rajgurunagar (Khed), 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Facts

Rajgurunagar (Khed) is also the birth place of Hutatma Shivaram Rajguru (A Freedom fighter).

Development

Shiroli Chandus village, 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Chakan and very near to Rajgurunagar, has been identified as a probable site for the proposed Pune International airport.

Schools

  • Mahatma Gandhi Vidyalaya Rajgurunagar
  • Sheth Kesharchand Parakh Prathmic Vidyalaya
  • little Champs English Medium School
  • KTES
  • Z P School Tinhewadi NO.1/2
  • Trimurti Vidyalaya Tinhewadi.
  • Prangan Nursery School
  • Gurukul College Of Technology, Rajgurunagar

Economy

Bharat Forge's Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is the biggest SEZ in Pune spread over 1,000 hectares of notified land in Khed taluka.[2][3][4] Chakan MIDC is situated 20 km from Khed.

See also

References

mr:राजगुरुनगर
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