Nowgong, Chhatarpur

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Nowgong is located in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates: 25°03′27″N 79°26′17″E / 25.0574°N 79.4381°E / 25.0574; 79.4381Coordinates: 25°03′27″N 79°26′17″E / 25.0574°N 79.4381°E / 25.0574; 79.4381
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Nowgong
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 82,452
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Pincode 471201
Area code(s) 07685

Nowgong is a city in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. The city was an important center during the British rule. It was the headquarters of the Bundelkhand Agency. The town hosted a military cantonment with accommodation for all forces, the Kitchener College (for soldiers being trained to become officers), and had a school for the wards of the chiefs of Central India (1872–1898), in addition to being the headquarters of the Political Assistant of the Agency. The town had a population of 11,507 in 1952 and 75,000 in 2013. this city has 193 chouraha. vindhya Pradesh was merged into Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 1956. Nowgong was declared capital of Madhya Pradesh, after six month Bhopal became the capital of Madhya Pradesh.

Nowgong is well connected by road and is on NH 75 about 110 km away from Jhansi. The nearest railway station is Harpalpur, 30 km away and nearest airport is Khajuraho, 68 km away. The town has an old British era church. nowgong has a good cricket ground

A Little Distillery in Nowgong, a book by Ashok Mathur, is set in this town.

Education and training[edit]

a) Nowgong Polytechnic College formerly known as Govt. Polytechnic College Nowgong (1st Polytechnic in Bundelkhand) was established on 2 October 1952. The College campus is spread over an area of 14 hectares.

b) Kitchener College (closed) 1929-1964. Became Army Cadet College in 1960 and relocated to Pune in 1964. It used to run a 2 year preparatory course for the India army and graduates went on to the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun (IMA), the officer training school.

c) The King George’s School Nowgong 1952-1960 (in the buildings of the Kitchener college). Relocated to Chail as the Chail Military School in 1960.

d) District Institute of Education and Training

e) Nowgong Polytechnic College, formerly known as Govt. Polytechnic College Nowgong (was established on 2nd Oct. 1952)

f) Government Degree College.

g) Government engineering college Nowgong.

h) Javahar Lal Nehru Navodaya Vidyalaya, Nowgong.

i) sales tax office nowgong

j) Government fisheries research and training institute nowgong (only one all in mp)


l) Government Nagar Palika Office nowgong

m)Government P.W.D office nowgong

n)division water resources office nowgong

o) Malaria office Nowgong (chhatarpur and tikamgarh District)

p) S.D.O.P office city kotwali nowgong

Government colleges in nowgong

1) Government Engineering college Nowgong

2) Polytechnic College Nowgong

3) Government Degree College nowgong

Government Training Center in Nowgong[edit]

1)Government Krishi Vigyan Kendra nowgong

2)Government Pan Anusandhan Kendra Nowgong

3)Government Mitti parikshan Kendra nowgong

4)Government fisheries research and training institute nowgong (only one all in mp)

5)Government Prashikshan kendra nowgong (bilehri road nowgong)

7)Government Bank Prashikshan Kendra nowgong (Garroli road) (3 all in m.p.)

8)District Institute of Education and Training

9)Government Panchayat training kendra (pipari road nowgong)

10) State Bank of India Rural Self Employment Training Institute (Near Sub-Jail), SBI-RSETI NOWGONG

private colleges in nowgong[edit]

1) sunrise college nowgong

2) balaji college nowgong

3) R.S. college nowgong

4) career college nowgong

5) shri Ram college nowgong

6) I.T.I. college nowgong (ishanagar road)

restaurants in nowgong[edit]

1) Cafeteria nowgong (jhansi road)

2) Midway park resort nowgong

3) Dhubela resort nowgong


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015.