Monday, February 1, 2010

Education

High Schools:

These are several numbers of High Schools available in Dharmanagar.

Higher Secondary Schools:
There are 8 higher secondary schools in Dharmanagar.
1. Bir Bikram Institution (BBI),
2. Dharmanagar Higher Secondary (+2) stage Girls’ School,
3. Dinanath Narayani Vidyamandir (DNV),
4. Chandrapur Higher Secondary School, Chandrapur
5. Padmapur Higher Secondary School, Padmapur
6. Nayapara HS (+2) stage School,
7. Rajbari HS (+2) stage Girls’ School and
8. Golden Valley High School, which is also the only one of these institutions to be fully taught in English.

BBI is a popular state run school in the heart of Dharmanagar. Year upon year students from this institution shine bright on the board exams.

Degree College:
There is also a Govt. degree college, affiliated to Tripura University, offering a number of subjects in Science, Arts & Commerce streams.

Transport Services - Airports

Airports close to Dharmanagar:
1. Kailashahar(IXH), Kailashahar, India (24.5km) –> now-a-days only helicopter is available.
2. Osmany international(ZYL), Sylhet osmani, Bangladesh (101.8km) -> it is in Bangladesh
3. Aizawl(AJL), Aizwal, India (133.2km)
4. Silchar(IXS), Silchar, India (143km)
5. Agartala(IXA), Agartala, India (152.2km)

There are five different types of Air services are available.

Air Time-table1. India Air Lines:

IC 7771: Silchar to Agartala (Reach at 8:25AM)
IC 7772: Agartala (Start at 8:45AM) to Silchar

CD 243: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 10:30AM)
CD 244: Agartala (Start at 11:15AM) to Kolkata


CD 7755: Guwahati to Agartala (Reach at 6:15PM)
CD 7756: Agartala (Start at 5:55PM) to Guwahati

CD 7727: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 5:35PM)
CD 7728: Agartala (Start at 6:35PM) to Kolkata


2. IndiGo:
6E-273: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 9:40AM)
6E-204: Agartala (Start at 10:10AM) to Kolkata

6E-360: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 1:30PM)
6E-260: Agartala (Start at 2PM) to Kolkata (via Imphal)

3. Jet:
9W-2478: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 5:45PM)
9W-2479: Agartala (Start at 6:25PM) to Kolkata


4. Paramount:
I7/803: Guwahati to Agartala (Reach at 11:05AM)
I7/802: Agartala (Start at 12:15PM) to Kolkata


5. Kingfisher:
IT 4541: Kolkata to Agartala (Reach at 3:20PM)
IT 4542: Agartala (Start at 4PM) to Kolkata

* Airtime-table may be change subjet to without previous notice..

Transport

The nearest airport to Dharmanagar is in Silchar. There is also a helipad for helicopter rides or for quick journeys to nearby towns such as Bagpasha and Kolkata, however, these are costly and are mainly reserved for the rich Daily bus service is there which carries a distance from Dharmanagar to Shillong & Guwahati.

Demographics

The population of Dharmanagar, as estimated in late 2006, is 32,912.
Males constitute 51% of the population and
females 49%.

Dharmanagar has an average literacy rate of 73.66%, higher than the national average of 65.38%:
male literacy is 81.47% and
female literacy is 65.41%.

In Dharmanagar, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. More than half of people traveling, either ride a bike, walk, or take a rickshaw.

98% percent of the population is Hindu,
1% is Buddhist and
less than 1% is Muslim.

Whilst the majority speaks Bengali, Dharmanagar is also home to Kokborok-speaking tribes.