About Ghansawangi

Ghansawangi (also spelt as Ghansavangi) is a town in the district of Jalna in Maharashtra. It is also the headquarters of Ghansawangi taluk. It is situated 44 Kms to the south of Jalna, the district headquarters.
About Ghansawangi

Geography of Ghansawangi

Ghansawangi is situated at 19.52o N 75.98o E.  It is situated 338.3 Km away from Mumbai, the state capital of Maharashtra. It has an elevation of 118 m (387 ft) and is situated on the banks of Tons River. 

Climate of Ghansawangi

Local steppe climate prevails in the Ghansawangi town and it experiences little rainfall during the year. The climate of the town is classified as BSh by Koppen and Geiger. The annual average temperature is 26.4oC and the annual average rainfall is 719 mm. May is the hottest month and December is the coldest month. 

Administration of Ghansawangi

The town of Ghansawangi comes under Panchayati Raaj Act and is administered by a Sarpanch who is the elected representative of the Village. 

Business and Economy of Ghansawangi

The town of Ghansawangi is popular for handloom weaving. During early days, most of the household had handloom installed in their houses. Items such as lungis, gamchas are produced and sent to the Indian markets via the wholesalers. In modern times, the power looms have replaced the handlooms. 

Tourism in Ghansawangi

The Ghansawangi town comes with a number of temples and mosques which attracts the tourists from nearby cities. It also serves as base to other important tourists destinations such as Aurangabad, Hingoli, Grishneshwar, Ahmednagar and Washim. 

Public Utility Services in Ghansawangi

Some of the public utility services available in Ghansawangi are:

Panchayat Office in Ghansawangi

The address of Panchayat office in Ghansawangi is as follows:

Panchayat Samiti
Maharashtra 431 209

Electricity Office in Ghansawangi

The address of electricity office in Ghansawangi is 

MSEB Office
Maharashtra 431 209
Tel: 02483-231264

Banking Services in Ghansawangi

The following banks operate in Ghansawangi:

Bank of Maharashtra
Maharashtra 431 209
Tel: 02483-231026

State Bank of India
Maharashtra 431 204
Tel: 02483-226024, 205231

Syndicate Bank
Sri Samarth Mandir Trust Building
Maharashtra 431 211
Tel: 02483-253021

Postal and Courier Services in Ghansawangi

The address of post office in Ghansawangi is: 

Ghansawangi Sub Post Office
Maharashtra 431 209
Tel: 02483-231030

Courier services are also available in Ghansawangi town.

Telecom and Broadband Services in Ghansawangi

BSNL telecom services as well as Private telecom companies also operate in Ghansawangi town.

How to Reach Ghansawangi

Ghansawangi town is well connected by road to other major cities of the Maharashtra state. MSRTC buses and private buses operate in the town. The nearest railway station is Ranjani which is situated 18.6 Kms away from the town. But Aurangabad railway station is the major railway station situated 89 Kms away from Ghansawangi town. The nearest airport is Aurangabad airport which is situated 72.6 Kms away from the Ghansawangi town. 

Quick Facts about Ghansawangi

Government - Panchayat Office
Population as per the 2011 census - 7,524
Time Zone - IST
Postal Index Number - 431 209
STD Code - 02483
Official Languages - Marathi

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