Jawad, India

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Jawad sattelite.jpg
Nickname(s): JWD
Jawad is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°36′N 74°51′E / 24.6°N 74.85°E / 24.6; 74.85Coordinates: 24°36′N 74°51′E / 24.6°N 74.85°E / 24.6; 74.85
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Neemuch
Founded by Mughal Empire
Named for Muhammad
Elevation 452 m (1,483 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,687
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 458330
Telephone code 07420
Website www.neemuch.nic.in

Jawad is a Tehsil and a Nagar Panchayat in Neemuch district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


In Arabic, JAWAD means big hearted. Jawad was a part of the Udaipur princely state and was later occupied by the Marathas. Jawad has many famous and big temples. The town was surrounded by shahr kot (fort) with five major gates and 56 Bastille, the ruins of these can still be seen. In 1901 more than 36 banker families were engaged in money lending business and at that time the town was an important business center of Maratha Kingdom (Gwalior State). Earlier it had the largest agriculture area under opium production; nowadays very limited area falls under opium production.


A broad satellite view of Jawad.

Tourist attraction near Jawad include Sukhanand ji - a mini waterfall and a temple is present at Sukhanandji - ideal for picnics. Khor Village which is 6 km from Jawad has many more attractions including - 1) The Navtoran Temple. It is rumoured that one underground tunnel directly connects this temple to the Chittorgarh Fort of Maharana Pratap. The major industries include - Vikram Cement Plant, which is one of the major plants of the Aditya Birala Group, is also located in Khor Village and this is a very big job hub for the people of Jawad Tehsil. There is a tomb of Miya Saheb Mamaji Saheb (Shk. Mohammad) who was a great social worker of Jawad. His Urs is celebrated every year on 29th Jumadil -Ul- Ula ( Month of Hijri Cal )

Temples - In Jawad there are a lot of temples like "Lalji Dwara Mandir",Laxminath, Bhuteshwar, Batkeshwar, Sai Mandir etc. All the festivals are celebrated in Jawad with fervour and unity.

Dargah-e-Miya Saheb Mamaji Saheb


As of 2001 India census,[1] Jawad had a population of 16,143. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jawad has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 59%. In Jawad, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Now as of Census of India 2011, the population of Jawad is 16,687 in total and after merging nearby villages that are now come into Jawad will become 19,000 apx.


Agriculture is the occupation of Most of the people. The region is a part of one of the important producers of opium in the world.
Important Crops:-

  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Groundnut
  • Gram
  • Garlic
  • Soyabean
  • Oured
  • Mustard
  • Posta


The old Jawad consists of narrow byelanes and important markets. The bus stand is situated in the heart of the town with buses to Nimach, Mandsaur, Indore, Ratlam and nearby cities of Rajasthan like Chittaurgarh, Bhilwara and even Jaipur. The new Jawad consists of huge bungalows and mansions on the Nimach road. There are huge farmhouses adjoining farms on the Nimach road which is being widened to a 4 lane road within Jawad tehsil boundary. Nimach Road is the new hub of developmental activities in Jawad with State Bank of India having a branch there. The Agrasen Manglik Bhavan is located on Nimach Road which is a major community hall for the residents of Jawad. The Jawad police station and the guest house are also situated on Nimach road.

Towns and Villages in Jawad Tehsil[edit]

  1. Jawad Nagar Panchayat
  2. Diken Nagar Panchayat
  3. Khor Census Town
  4. Achlawada
  5. Akhepur
  6. Akli
  7. Amarpura
  8. Amba [Ratangarh]
  9. Amlibhat
  10. Arnya [Mamadeo]
  11. Asan Dariyanath
  12. Ata
  13. Athana
  14. Bangred
  15. Barada
  16. Barkheda Chauhan
  17. Barkheda Jat
  18. Barkheda Kamaliya
  19. Barkheda Mina
  20. Basedibhati
  21. Bawaljuni
  22. Bawalnai
  23. Bhagwanpura [Gudanathur
  24. Bhojpura
  25. Bolkheda
  26. Borkhedi
  27. Budhsinghpura
  28. Chadol [Athana]
  29. Chirmikheda
  30. Dadoli
  31. Damodarpura
  32. Depalpura
  33. Dhaba
  34. Dhabi
  35. Dhalopa
  36. Dhamaniya
  37. Dhaneriya
  38. Dhani
  39. Gadola
  40. Gotha
  41. Gothada
  42. Gujarkhedi Sankla
  43. Gujarkhedi Talab
  44. Guthlai
  45. Hanmantiya
  46. Haripura [Ratangarh]
  47. Jagepur Mina
  48. Jagepur [Hada]
  49. Janakpur
  50. Jetpura
  51. Jhirmir
  52. Jivapura
  53. Kalepur
  54. Kamawas
  55. Kandka
  56. Kashya
  57. Kelukheda
  58. Kenpuriya
  59. Kesharpura Kalan
  60. Kesharpura Khurd
  61. Khatikheda
  62. Kheda Modi
  63. Kheda Rathor
  64. Kherkheda
  65. Khurdkhedi
  66. Kirpurakalan
  67. Kirpurakhurd
  68. Kundala
  69. Kundala Ratangarh
  70. Lapiya
  71. Lasur
  72. Lodh
  73. Madawada
  74. Mahendri
  75. Maheshpura
  76. Malgarh
  77. Manda
  78. Meghpura
  79. Melankheda
  80. Mendki
  81. Modi
  82. Morka
  83. Morwan
  84. Nagda
  85. Nagthun
  86. Nanpuriya
  87. Nayagaon
  88. Niliya
  89. Padla
  90. Paldakheda
  91. Panoli
  92. Parwani
  93. Pipalya Premji
  94. Ranipura
  95. Ranpur
  96. Ruppura
  97. Ruppura Morwan
  98. Sakhatpuriya
  99. Samel
  100. Saroda
  101. Sarwaniya Maharaj
  102. Sarwaniya Masani
  103. Segewa
  104. Shyampura
  105. Sukhanand [Naya]
  106. Suntholi
  107. Suwa Kheda
  108. Tarapur
  109. Tumba
  110. Ummedpura
  111. Upreda


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.