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History


Jaswant Nagar is a town and a E-Nagar Sewa Nagar Pailka Parishad in Etawah district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 15 km from district headquarters Etawah. Jaswant Nagar is famous for its very good education system, Agriculture Training Institute and for National highway no. 2. Jaswant Nagar is situated at national highway no. 2 (Mughal Road).

It is between Agra and Kanpur, the two biggest cities of Uttar Pradesh. Agra is 145 km north and Kanpur is 135 km on south of Jaswant Nagar. JaswantNagar is the nearest railway (11 km) of Jaswant Nagar, situated in the east.


As of 2001's India census, Jaswant Nagar had a population of 13,053. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jaswant Nagar has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 79.9%; with 69% of the males and 54% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.