|• Body||Nagar Parishad|
|• Mayor||Santosh Rathore (new)
Lakshaman Patel (old)
Santosh Rathore (old)
|• M.L.A||Lokendra Singh Tomar (Mandhata-Mundi Kshetra)|
|• Total||18 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|• Total||30, 000|
|Demonym||Mundian's , Mundari|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Spoken Languages||Hindi, English|
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
As of 2012[update] India census, 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.
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.
Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant
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.
It is a colony for people who work in the thermal power plant.
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. 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.
Famous tourism spots are:
- Sant Singaji Dham
- Lal Bhahdur Shastri Bus Stand
- Mundi Bus Stand
- Tehsil Office
- Rajshay Vibhag
- MPEB Office
- Police Station
- Post Office
- I.T.I College
- Lions College
- Government College
- 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
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.
- Government Hospital
- Charak Hospital
- Gupta Nurshing Home
- Bank of India
- Narmada Malwa Gramin Bank
- Nimar Sahkari Gramin Bank
- Dena Bank [Bir Br.]
- State Bank Of India [Shivriya Br. & Bangarda Br.]
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.
It is the only river in Mundi and its water comes from Narmada.
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||Ganga Mata Mandir,Govt.School.||Mundi Forest,St.Bokhardas Dham,Nagar Pachayat,Kherkhali River,Van Vibhag,M.P.E.B,RewaPuram Colony,Petrol Pump.||Singaji Thermal Power plant,Hanuvantiya,Koteshwer Mandir.|
|Shitala Mata Mandir,Radha Krashn Vihaar,M.P.E.B Office.||Krashi Upaj mandi,Loteshwer Mandir,Maa Renuka Dham,Mundi Bus Stand,Auto Stand.|
|Guyda Mata mandir,I.T.I College,Lion's College,Charak Hospital,Police Office,Petrol Pump.|
- "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.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mundi