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Silchar

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Silchar Karimganj Hailakandi Barak Valley Assam North East India

Silchar (Bengali
: শিলচর Shilch˘r, Assamese: শিলচৰ Xils˘r, Sylheti: শিলচর Hils˘r) is the headquarters of Cachar District in the state of Assam in India. It is the economic gateway to the state of Mizoram and part of Manipur. The town of Silchar has tremendous commercial importance. It consequently, witnesses the settlement of a sizeable population of traders from distant parts of India.

Being a peaceful place in the North-East earned it the bon mot of "Island of Peace" from India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The majority of natives in Silchar are migrants from Sylhet, a district under the erstwhile Sylhet district of undivided india. A sizeable fraction of the citizens also consist of people originally living here before the partition of Bengal. Silchar is situated by the banks of the Barak River in what is popularly known as Barak Valley. Rice is the staple cereal. Fish is also available. Shuţki (the local name for dried fish) t˘rkari, shidal chutney, "chungar peetha" are some of the local delicacies.

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Education

Silchar has some of the best educational institutes in the whole of North East India. One of the 19 National Institute of Technology (formerly known as Regional Engineering Colleges), NIT Silchar is one of the oldest engineering colleges in the North-East. REC Silchar was upgraded to National Institute of Technology status in 2003. Silchar also has a Medical college, a Polytechnic Institute, B.Ed colleges, two Law colleges and an Industrial Training Institute (ITI). After several years of persistent efforts Silchar got its own university - Assam University is a central university. The reputed schools of SIlchar are Kendriya Vidyalaya silchar, Holy Cross School, Silchar Collegiate School, Don Bosco Academy and South Point School, Adhar Chand H.S. School, Narsing School, Govt. Boys School, and Govt. Girls school, amongst others. Amongst colleges the best known ones are Guru Charan College, Cachar College, Radhamadhav College etc. Guru Charan College is one of the most respected colleges in the whole of Assam. The colleges is credited with producing some of the best intellectuals of the region.

Recent years have seen Silchar emerge as a potential educational place where denizens from the trouble-torn North-East region come to the town for their children's education. Today a large number of professionals from Silchar are to be found around the globe in almost all countries and regions.



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