About Chalthan

About ChalthanChalthan is a town that belongs to Surat district of Gujarat. It is sited at a distance of 6 km away from its Tehsil Headquarters Palsana, 15 km away from its district Headquarters Surat and 274 km away from the state capital Gandhinagar. People of all religions and communities reside in Chalthan.

Multiple languages speaking people homes in Chalthan. The locals in the town speak Gujarati, Hindi, Marati, Marvadi, Telugu, Oriya, Sindi and English.  the popular localities of Chalthan are Vankaneda, Khadki Faliya and Swami Vivekananda Society.

Geography of Chalthan

Geography of ChalthanThe town is elevated at a height of 22 meters above sea level and it has its coordinates at 21.13637° North latitude and 72.95718° East longitude. Chalthan is bounded by Kamrej Taluka in the North, Surat Taluka in the west, Bardoli Taluka in the East and Chorasi Taluka in the west. Chalthan is located on the border of its district which also makes it very close to its neighbouring district of Navsari towards its South.

River Tapi flows towards the North of the town at 55 km away. River Purna Creek flows towards the South of the town at 38 km away. The town is sited on the coastal regions of Arabian Sea so humid temperature prevails in Chalthan.

Localities nearby Chalthan

The villages that are sited nearby Chalthan are Karan at 1 km away, Sanki at 2 km away, Vankaneda at 3 km away, Erthan at 3 km away and Bagumara at 4 km away. The major cities that are located close to Chalthan are Surat at 18 km away, Navsari at 22, Vyara at 50 km away and Ankleshwar at 57 km away.

The Taluks that are sited nearby Chalthan are Palsana at 7 km away, Kamrej at 16 km away, Surat at 16 km away and Bardoli at 17 km away. The Districts that are located near Chalthan are Navsari at 24 km away, Valsad at 66 km away and Bharuch at 71 km away.

Demography of Chalthan

As per 2011 population census Chalthan town recorded a total population of 21795 out of which male constitutes 12182 and female constitutes 9613.  The town homes 5083 homes within its borders. The total number of children between the age group of 0 to 6 in Chalthan is recorded as 3002 out of which boys constitute 1625 and girls constitute 1377. The child population constitutes 13.77 % of the total town population.

The sex ratio in Chalthan is recorded as 789 female out of 1000 male which is very less when compared to the average Gujarat state female sex ratio of 919. The child sex ratio in the town is recorded as 847 girls out of 1000 boys which is also less than the average Gujarat state ratio of 890. Out of the total town population 3.47 % i.e. 816 constitutes Schedule Tribe and 2.33 % i.e. 507 constitutes Schedule Caste.

The literacy rate in the town is recorded as 89.14 % i.e. 16752 people in Chalthan are literates. The Chalthan literacy rate is higher than the average Gujarat state literacy rate of 78.03 %. The male literacy in the town is recorded as 92.98 % i.e. 9816 and the female literacy rate is recorded as 84.22 % i.e. 6936. The total number of illiterates in Chalthan is recorded as 5043.

The total number of employed people in Chalthan is recorded as 8653 out of which male constitutes 7459 and female constitutes 1194. Out of the total working population nearly 96.43 % are engaged in main work and the rest of 3.57 % are engaged in marginal work.

Administration in Chalthan

Chalthan is a census town with a single ward for which election are done once in 5 year. Chalthan belongs to Palsana Taluk of its district Surat. The town belongs to Surat Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of Chalthan is Shri Darshana Jardosh.

Panchayat Office Chalthan
Address:
NH8 to Chalthan Village Road
Chalthan, Gujarat- 394305 

Transport in Chalthan

Chalthan town has a strong transport system in terms of roadways and railways through which travellers and tourist from the town can reach any part of the state without hassle also the  well-developed transport system of Chalthan aid travelers from any part of India to reach the city without much trouble. The town does not own an airport Bhavnagar airport at 116 km away and Vadodara airport at 148 km away are the nearest airports from Chalthan.

Roadways in Chalthan

Roadways in ChalthanThe national highway NH 8 runs from top on Chalthan boundary and then through the town towards its bottom. The NH 8 is one of the important means of roadway transportation in Chalthan as it connects the town with Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Udaipur and many important landmarks in Gujarat like Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. The nearby localities NH 8 links Chalthan are Kadodara, Haripura, Umbhel, Vareli, Vaithan, Vav, Ladvi, Karala, Karan, Baleshwar, Makhinga, Parthan and many more. 

Railways in Chalthan

Chalthan railway station in the town operates trains to numerous cities in Gujarat and a few in Maharashtra namely Mumbai, Nandurbar, Bhusaval etc. The station has a station code “CHM” and it operates under western railway zone of Indian Railways under Mumbai railway division. The station operates only passenger trains which halts for only 1 to 2 minutes in the station. The station has only one platform.

Railways in ChalthanChalthan railway station
Address:
NH 8
Kadodra
Chalthan, Gujarat- 394305

Surat railway station is the nearby major railway station from Chalthan which is located at a distance of 16 km away. The other railway stations sited near the town are the Bagumra railway station at 4 km away and Gangadhara railway station at 10 km away.

Here is the detailed list of trains stopping by Chalthan railway station:

Train Name: Bhusaval Passenger

Starting From: Surat 
Destination At: Bhusaval Jn 
Train No: 59013
Arrival Time: 23:53
Departure Time: 23:55
   
Train Name: Bhusaval-Surat Passenger

Starting From: Bhusaval Jn 
Destination At: Surat 
Train No: 59078
Arrival Time: 09:11
Departure Time: 09:13
   
Train Name: Surat Passenger
Starting From: Bhusaval Jn 
Destination At: Surat 
Train No: 59014
Arrival Time: 03:09
Departure Time: 03:11
   
Train Name: Surat-Bhusaval Passenger
Starting From: Surat 
Destination At: Bhusaval Jn 
Train No: 59077
Arrival Time: 17:00
Departure Time: 17:02
   
Train Name: Bhusaval Passenger
Starting From: Surat 
Destination At: Bhusaval Jn 
Train No: 59075
Arrival Time: 07:49
Departure Time: 07:51
   
Train Name: Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Passenger Slip
Starting From: Mumbai Central 
Destination At: Nandurbar 
Train No: 59441-Slip
Arrival Time: 07:49
Departure Time: 07:51
   
Train Name: Surat Passenger Slip
Starting From: Bhusaval Jn 
Destination At: Mumbai Central 
Train No: 59076-Slip
Arrival Time: 19:29
Departure Time: 19:31
   
Train Name: Nandurbar Surat Passenger
Starting From: Nandurbar 
Destination At: Surat 
Train No: 59052
Arrival Time: 06:45
Departure Time: 06:47
   
Train Name: Surat Nandurbar Passenger
Starting From: Surat 
Destination At: Nandurbar 
Train No: 59051
Arrival Time: 18:58
Departure Time: 18:59
   
Train Name: Surat Passenger
Starting From: Bhusaval Jn 
Destination At: Surat 
Train No: 59076
Arrival Time: 19:29
Departure Time: 19:31

Hotels near Chalthan Railway Station

The Chalthan railway station is very close to many good quality hotels like the Hotel Prince Inn in Chalthan at just 1.4 km away which can be reach within 5 minutes from the station via cab, Hotel Savera in Surat at 1.5 km away which can also be reached by 5 minutes from the station and Hotel Aavkat in Surat at     2.1 km away which can be reached via taxi in just 7 minutes from the station.

Bus Services in Chalthan

The Chalthan Bus Stop is the main bus service station in the town which operates bus on frequent intervals to reach nearby towns and cities of Chalthan.

Chalthan Bus Stop
Address:
NH 8
Chalthan, Gujarat- 394305

Industrial Area in Chalthan

Industrail Area in ChalthanShree Chalthan Vibhag Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandli Ltd. is a very popular industrial landmark in Chalthan. The main manufacturing products of the industry are sugar, Bagsse, Molasses, Rectified Spirit and Ethanol. The industry offers employment to a large number of people in and around Chalthan.

Shree Chalthan Vibhag Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandli Ltd.
Address:
Palsana
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-281050,02622-281120

Chemist in Chalthan

The chemist in the town sells all needed drugs to treat the sick on time. Since it is an emergency service all the drug stores functions all the days in a week while certain stores even opens 24 hours a day.

Chemist in ChalthanSunny Medical Store
Address:
Bharat Nagar Road
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 8000250243
Landmark: Near Bus Stop

JAY Ambe Medicals
Address
: Panchvati, Station Road
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 9328287793, 02622-281797

Kruti Medical
Address
: B/3, Madhuvan Appartment
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-281364
Landmark: Opp Sanjivani Hospital

Mahadev Medical Stores
Address
: B-21, Vivekanand Complex
Main Bazar
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-281982

Ashapura Medical Store
Address:
Main Bazar Road
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 9998030077
Landmark: Near SAI Leela Complex

Hotels in Chalthan

Hotel Prince Inn in Chalthan offers its customers a comfortable stay and excellent food. The hotel has parking facility, dining facility and lodging facility.
 
Hotel Prince Inn
Address
: NH8
Swami Vivekananda Society
Chalthan, Surat- 394305

Banking Services in Chalthan

The town operates nationalized banks like State Bank Of India, regional banks, cooperative banks like Surat District Co-Operative Bank and Gujarat State Co-Operative Bank and private banks like Vijaya bank and Syndicate Bank.

Syndicate Bank
Address:
C-24, Sardar Complex
1st Floor, Main Road, Kadodra
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-276080
Landmark: Near Kadodra Bus Stand

State Bank Of India
Address:
121-126, Swagat Complex
Main Road, Kadodra
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-272627, 272174
Landmark: Near Kadodra Char Rasta Junction

Kotak Mahindra Bank
Address
: B-626/1-4, Thakorji Commercial Complex
Ground Floor, Palsana Road
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-265178, 265190
Landmark: Near Mouje Bus Stand

Banking Services in ChalthanSurat District Co-Operative Bank
Address:
A-01, Surat Road, Palsana
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-264243
Landmark: Near Khadi Gram Udyog Bhandar

Gujarat State Co-Operative Bank
Address:
B-01, Surat Road, Palsana
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 02622-264903
Landmark: Near Palsana Bus Stand

Vijaya bank
Address:
National Highway 8
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 1800 425 5885

Bank Of India
Address:
AYD, NH8 to Chalthan Village Road
Swami Vivekananda Society
Chalthan, Surat - 394305
Phone no.: 1800 22 0229

Regional Passport Office for Chalthan

The Chalthan district Headquarters Surat is the regional passport office for Chalthan and many other districts of Gujarat where Chalthan citizens can file their passport request forms.

Surat Passport Office    
Address
: Umra
Surat, Gujarat -395007
Phone no.: 0261-2228225
Landmark: Opp. Police Quarters, Near Grahak Bhawan

Tourist Places nearby Chalthan

Chalthan is located amidst many popular places of interest like Surat at 15 km away, Navsari at 23 km away, Ankleshwar at 57 km away, Valsad at 63 km away and Tithal at 68 km away.

Quick Facts about Chalthan

State: Gujarat
District: Surat
Taluk: Palsana
Altitude: 22 m
Latitude: 21.13637° North
Longitude: 72.95718° East
PIN Code: 394305
STD Code: 02622
Local Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, Marati, Marvadi, Telugu, Oriya, Sindi and English

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