Pimpalner, Parner

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Pimpalner

पिंपळनेर
Village
Pimpalner is located in Maharashtra
Pimpalner
Pimpalner
Location in Maharashtra, India
Pimpalner is located in India
Pimpalner
Pimpalner
Pimpalner (India)
Coordinates: 18°55′N 74°25′E / 18.92°N 74.41°E / 18.92; 74.41Coordinates: 18°55′N 74°25′E / 18.92°N 74.41°E / 18.92; 74.41
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ahmednagar
Population
 • Total 2,086
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
414302
Telephone code 02488
Vehicle registration MH-16
Nearest city Parner, Ahmednagar
Sex ratio 1077-1009 /
Lok Sabha constituency Ahmednagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Parner

Pimpalner, is a small town in Parner Taluka in Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra, India.[1] It belongs to Nashik Division. It is located 49 km to the west of District headquarters Ahmednagar. 12 km from Parner. 189 km from State capital Mumbai. Pimpalner is surrounded by Parner Taluka to the north, Ahmednagar Taluka to the east, Shrigonda Taluka to the south, Khed Taluka to the west. Shirur, Ahmednagar, Shrigonda, Manchar are the nearby cities to Pimpalner.

Infrastructure

The main occupation in Pimpalner is farming, secondary being business. There are almost 403 small villages[clarification needed] around the town. Total area of Pimpalner is 1708 hectares. All villagers around the town come and visit weekly market on Saturday and Sunday at nearest bhaji mandai which is shirur and parner. There is a Gram Panchayat, and forest office, post office.

The village's biggest accomplishment is in its use of non-conventional energy. For example, all the village street lights each have separate solar panels.[2][when?] The village is headed by a Sarpanch who is the chief of the Gram Panchayat (village panchayat). The project is heralded as a sustainable model of a village republic.

In 1975 the village was afflicted by drought, poverty prevailed, and trade in illicit liquor was widespread. The village tank could not hold water as the embankment dam wall leaked. Work began with the percolation tank construction. Hazare encouraged the villagers to donate their labour to repair the embankment. Once this was fixed, the seven wells below filled with water in the summer for the first time in memory.

Now the village has water year-round, as well as a grain bank, a milk bank, and a school.[2]

Education

Zhila Parishad (Marathi Shala) provides primary school education up to fourth standard. Secondary education is available in secondary high school up to 10th standard. For further education students have to commute to nearby town mainly Shirur and Parner.[citation needed]

Sant Nilobaraya Vidyalya, Pimpalner[citation needed]

Religion

The majority of the population in the village is Hindu.

Majority of people are literate. Education is the main motive of youngsters for survival. Frequent droughts make life of local dwellers and farmers unbearable. So people migrate to cities or other places.

Transportation

By bus

By Road Shirur is the nearest town to Pimpalner. Shirur is 18 km from Pimpalner. Road connectivity is there from Shirur to Pimpalner.

By Rail There is no railway station near to Pimpalner in less than 10 km. However, Pune Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 77 km from Pimpalner.

Agriculture

Farming is main occupation of the town's residents.[dubious ]

The main crops produced are:

  • Bajara
  • Jawar
  • Wheat
  • Onion
  • Shugar cane
  • Green pea
  • Vegetable
  • sugar cane
  • Tomato

Economy

The majority of the population has farming as their primary occupation. Pimpalner also has big market of bajara, wheat, and other grains so the heart of Ahmednagar economy may said to Pimpalner. it also the huge business in timber like saagvan babhul and kadu neem.[jargon]

See also

References

  1. ^ Villages in Parner taluka-Glorious India
  2. ^ "Special Report - The Value of Natural Capital". World Bank. Archived from the original on June 24, 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-30.
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