Dongar Parasia

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Dongar Parasia
Dongar Parasia is located in Madhya Pradesh
Dongar Parasia
Dongar Parasia
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°11′36″N 78°47′44″E / 22.19333°N 78.79556°E / 22.19333; 78.79556Coordinates: 22°11′36″N 78°47′44″E / 22.19333°N 78.79556°E / 22.19333; 78.79556
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhindwara
Population (2001)
 • Total 37,876
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dongar Parasia (now named Parasia) is a Tehsil and a municipality in Chhindwara district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Dongar Parasia (Parasia) is the biggest division and tehsil of Chhindwara district in Madhya Pradesh had a population of 37,876. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dongar Parasia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78% and, female literacy is 64%. In Dongar Parasia, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Distances from Parasia, India[edit]

This is a list of large cities (population above 200,000) closest to Parasia, India:

  • 027 km to Chhindwara, India
  • 152 km to Nagpur, India
  • 227 km to Bhopal, India
  • 405 km to Indore, India
  • 250 km to Jabalpur, India
  • 250 km to Amravati, India
  • 182 km to Sagar, India
  • 244 km to Akola, India
  • 256 km to Chandrapur, India
  • 279 km to Burhanpur, India
  • 283 km to Durg, India
  • 291 km to Dewas, India
  • 15 km to Umreth

Social Activities[edit]

Parasia has a non-government organisation "Lions Club" and recently launched their charitable "Lions Eye Hospital" to extend support for unprivileged people. Club was chartered here in 1987, is affiliated to Lions Clubs International. It is led by a group of highly educated natives of Parasia. They are currently working to eliminate blindness, eye care and educate poor children (through a tie-up with many government schools) and are aiming to support old and helpless citizens by starting a programme "Daridya Narayana Bhoj" in which club provides daily food to 70–80 elderly people. Lions Club Parasia, and Chandametta Club's main project is eye donation and mission is to bring eye care of international standard within the reach of every individual. The name of this club is taken with respect in all over India. The members of this club are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in education, research and eye care for the benefit of humanity.” Lions Club Parasia is a family Of 70 Members Including Leo Club and Lioness Club.[2]

Leo Club[edit]

Leo Club Parasia Chandametta is youth Team Of Lions club Parasia Chandametta. Which sponsored and hosted by Lions club Parasia Leo club Parasia was inaugurated at Parasia in 1991 and since its inception developed many leaders. The word L E O stands for Leadership, Experience, Opportunity. Leo Club encourage youth to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities. Leo Club members are addressed as "Leos." They conduct various projects in the fields of health care, elders, children, differently abled, literacy and education, and self-development. Leos can raise funds by conducting fund-raising projects Like Leo Mela, Boogie woogie.[3]

"To provide the youth of the world with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national, and international community."


Parasia has a number of primary and secondary schools and colleges. There is also a library named EKLAVYA which contains about 20,000 books.

Black Gold[edit]

Parasia is known as the "Coal Mines Belt". There were 24 mines in this area, of which 20 mines are still working. The principal mines are: Eklahara Mines, Burkuhi Mines, Chandametta Mines, Newton Mines, Donger Chikhali Mines, Mahadev Puri Mines. Ravanwara Mines, Ravanwara Khash, Vishnu Puri 11 No., Vishnu Puri 12 No., Chhinda Mines, Setiya Mines, Shivpuri Mines, Shivpuri Mines, Jhhury Mines, Mathani Mines, Thisgora Mines, Nahariya Mines, Pench Mines, and Urdhan Project. Parasia has The Head Office of Pench Ares, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) is one of the eight Subsidiary Companies of Coal India Limited (CIL) which is under administrative control of Ministry of Coal. The Company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 has its registered office.