SFD Lite Report Ravidas Nagar, Bijnor India

Centre for Science and Environment (2021)

Published in: 2021
Pages: 12

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Ravidas Nagar is a small Low-Income Group (LIG) settlement in Bijnor City (geographical coordinates 290 9’ 0” North and 780 16’ 0” East ) in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located within Ward No. 2 of Bijnor City (the city has a total of 25 wards). As per Census of India, 2011, Ravidas Nagar was part of Ward No. 1; however, in the year 2016, it was reconstituted as a new ward. It is surrounded by wards 10 (North-West), 7 (North-East) and 14 (South).
According to Census of India, 2011, the population of Ravidas Nagar ward (then Ward No. 1) was 3,934 persons. The population in 2021, as estimated by the Department of Sanitation, Bijnor Nagar Palika Parishad (BNPP) is approximately 5,500.

The Urban Local Body (ULB) governing the town is Bijnor Nagar Palika Parishad (BNPP) or Bijnor Municipal Council. The total area under the jurisdiction of BNPP is 3.6 sq. km. Ravidas Nagar is spread in across area of 5.4 ha. (approx.) that accommodates around 700 Households (HH) . BNPP is responsible for providing sanitation services like cleaning and maintenance of open drains, solid waste management and construction of roads in Ward No. 2. The topography of Bijnor District is majorly flat with very gentle slope. It is elevated 225 metres above mean sea level. The average rainfall is 999.4 mm. The temperature rises to 46°C and drops to 6°C. The soil type is clayey and sandy with occasional gravel and boulder.

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