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Mouda
city
Mouda is located in Maharashtra
Mouda
Mouda
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°09′N 79°24′E / 21.15°N 79.40°E / 21.15; 79.40Coordinates: 21°09′N 79°24′E / 21.15°N 79.40°E / 21.15; 79.40
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nagpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,641
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91-07115
Vehicle registration MH-40
Map of Nagpur district with major towns (including Mouda) and rivers.

Mouda is a town and a tehsil in Ramtek subdivision of Nagpur district in Nagpur revenue Division in the Berar region in the state of Maharashtra, India. The total area covered under this tehsil is around 61293.17 hectares. The population of this tehsil is around 37554 (Male- 19566 ; Female 17978 )according to 1991 census. The nearest city to Mouda is Nagpur which is 30 km away. The total villages in this tehsil are 41. Mouda is famous for its fertile agriculture land which makes the district being called as "Orange city"(Nagpur). Therefore the main occupation is farming. Average Rainfall in this area is estimated to be around 1223.3mm. It is located on the banks of Kanhan River and National Highway 6.

Administration[edit]

The administration of the tehsil is done by Panchayat Samiti. There are 18 Gram Panchayats in this tehsil. Mouda has police station, postoffice located at the centre of the tehsil. There are 10 general hospitals and 2 veterinary hospitals.

Education[edit]

The number of primary schools in Mouda are 45,while secondary schools are 7 in number and higher secondary schools also are 7. Two colleges are in Mouda and one industrial training center.

Industries[edit]

  • NTPC Limited, largest state-owned power generating company in India is setting up the first 2 units of 500 MW power generators nearby Mouda Town.Another two units of thermal power plant having rating of 660 MW work is under progress. All the units are installing by state owned enterprises Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
  • Reliance Industries Ltd (Polyster Division). 03 km from Mouda Bus stand on Ramtek Road.
  • Pennar Aluminium (I) Ltd. (taken over by Aditya Birla Group). 02 km from Mouda Bus stand on Ramtek Road.
  • Visaka Industries Ltd.(Polyster Division). 02 km from Mouda Bus stand on Bhandara road (NH-6) Road.

Transportation[edit]

One can reach Mouda by road by catching a bus from Nagpur or Bhandara. Nearest railway station is in Tarsa. Local people use motor cycle for transportation That is Boxer Mouda to Ntpc

"Famous Temples"' 1. Shrikrishna Mandir just beside Gram Panchayat Mouda. Old peoples tells that the statue got from the well there itself. Gopal Kala & Janmastmi programs arranged every year by local peoples in Shrawan Month. 2.Durga Mata Mandir situated at Gujari Bazar in the heart of city near to Shrikrishna Mandir. Navratr Utsav arranged by local peoples every year. 3. Vitthal Rukmini Temple situated at Gopal Chouck on the way to Gujari Bazar. 4. Datta Mandir situated in the middle of Kanhan river on a rock. Jatra is arranged every year in Basant Panchami. Temple organised by the peoples of Mahanubhav Panth. 5. Paramatma Ek Sewak Temple just 01 km away from Mouda bus stand on Bhandara road. NH-6 6. Oldest Hanuman Mandir (Takya warcha Maroti) situated just beside New Bridge of Kanhan river. 7. Hanuman Mandir shivaji nagar Ramtek Road Mauda

Social activities in Mouda Taluka[edit]

UPAY (उपाय) NGO, which is providing free and quality education to more than 800 underprivileged children is basically based in Mouda Tehsil. It has 5 centers in mouda and nearby villages. http://www.upay.org.in/z/index.php

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