Mundi

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Mundi
मूंदी
City
Nickname(s): Moondi
Mundi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Mundi
Mundi
Location of Mundi
Coordinates: 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5Coordinates: 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
Region Nimar
District Khandwa District
Government
 • Body Nagar Parishad
 • Mayor Asha Jain
Santosh Rathore (old)
 • M.L.A Lokendra Singh Tomar (Mandhata-Mundi Kshetra)
Area
 • Total 18 sq.km km2 (Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 30, 000
Demonym Mundian's , Mundari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MP-12
Spoken Languages Hindi, English
Literacy 75%
Pin Code 450112
Telephone Code +91-07326

Mundi or Power Hub City is a city and a Nagar Parishad in Khandwa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is 1000 years old with many places of worship. Largest area of forest is in Mundi Forest. It is 120 km from Indore, the commercial capital of the state. It is a Headquarter of Mundi Area

Demographics[edit]

As of 2012 India census,[1] Mundi had a population of 30,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mundi has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 52%. In Mundi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Location[edit]

"Mundi" is located at 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5.[2] It has an average elevation of 300 metres (1000 feet)."Mundi" is located on the Main Road's & Highway's, with daily connections to Khandwa, Indore, Bhopal, Dewas e.t.c.

History[edit]

The name of the city is derived from "Mundari" (meaning ring or circle shape). During the rise of Buddhism, the East Nimar region was included in the Avanti Kingdom under Chand Pradyota Mahesana, which was later added to the growing empire of Magadha by Shishunaga. From the early 2nd century BC to late 15th century AD, the Nimar Region (earlier a part of Khandesh) was ruled by many emperors from many dynasties, which include Mauryas, Sungas, Satvahanas, Kardamakas, Abhiras, Vakatakas, Imperial Guptas, Kalchuris, Vardhanas (of Harsha Vardhana fame), Chalukyas, Kanungos, Rashtrakutas, Paramaras, Faruki etc. A Well is situated at ‘’’Koteshwer’’’ or ‘’’Loteshwer’’’, created by Pandhawas. ‘’’Renuka Dham’’’ is another ancient temple. Since mid-16th century to the early 18th century, the Nimar region, was under the rule of Aurangzeb, Bahadur Shah, Peshwas, Sindhia, Bawaniya, Holkar, Pawar, (Marathas), Pindaris etc. Later from early part of the mid-18th century, the management of the Nimar region came under the British.

Gallery[edit]

Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant, Mundi
St.Board as or St.Gulabdas Baba Mandir,Mundi

Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant[edit]

Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project Phase I is a 2 x 600 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station. It is located near Dongalia village in the district of Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Shivriya Township[edit]

It is a colony for people who work in the thermal power plant.

Industry[edit]

The Mundi area has a developing industrial sector because of the Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant and the Indira Sagar Pariyojna. In there area no problems with land, water or labour[citation needed]. There are small and medium scale industries such as diary, poetry firm, cloth industry etc. and presently large scale industry are also developing stage. Some are fibre brick's industry and others are situated in here.

Tourism[edit]

Famous tourism spots are:

  • Hanuvantiya
  • Sant Singaji Dham

Government offices[edit]

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • I.T.I College
  • Lions College
  • Government College

Schools[edit]

  • Govt.Boy's Higher Sec. School
  • Govt.Girl's Hr.Sec.School
  • Janpad Hr.Sec.School
  • Sant Singaji Higher Secondary School
  • Lions Hr.Sec.School
  • ST.Mary's Convent X School
  • Asha Devi Public School
  • Sarswati Vindha Mandir
  • Model Public School
  • Saskar Public School
  • Sarswati Shishu Vidhya Mandir

Sports[edit]

Generally city people play volleyball or Cricket.There are many sporting clubs active in city. Few famous ones are Royal Cricket Club,Mundi's Tiger. Various Cricket and Volleyball championship/tournaments are organized throughout the year. Other sports like Kabaddi,Kho-Kho e.t.c. are also played among kids and youth.

Traditional rural sports like Bailgadhi Pratiyogita (bull-cart race) are also organized and cheered by huge crowd. Efforts are going on by local authorities and note-bale personalities in area to build sports complex and stadium to promote and excel sport activities.

Health[edit]

Banks[edit]

Transport[edit]

Mundi is connected to SH-41 (Khandwa-Mundi-Ashta State Highway), SH-41A (Omkareshwer-Nagar-Punasa State Highway) and to Indore, Khandwa, Bhopal, Burhanpur, Nagpur etc. Indian Railway started Khandwa-Bir passenger to connect Khandwa railway junction to Mundi. More than 200 buses operate and provide road connectivity to major cities of the State.

Kherkhali River[edit]

It is the only river in Mundi and its water comes from Narmada.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  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. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mundi