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Nickname(s): Akodia Mandi
Akodia is located in Madhya Pradesh
Akodia is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°23′N 76°36′E / 23.38°N 76.6°E / 23.38; 76.6Coordinates: 23°23′N 76°36′E / 23.38°N 76.6°E / 23.38; 76.6
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Shajapur
Founded by Captain Timothy O'Donaghue, the leader of the British expeditionary force
Elevation 458 m (1,503 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,652
 • Official Hindi, Malwi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 465 223
Telephone code +91 7360

Akodia is a Town and a Nagar Panchayat in Shajapur District in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Akodia is located at 23°23′N 76°36′E / 23.38°N 76.6°E / 23.38; 76.6.[1] It has an average elevation of 458 metres (1503 feet).


The Akodia city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Akodia Nagar Panchayat has population of 11,652 of which 6,031 are males while 5,621 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of children with age of 0-6 is 1451 which is 12.45% of total population of Akodia (NP). In Akodia Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 932 against state average of 931. Moreover, the child sex ratio in Akodia is around 988 compared to Madhya Pradesh state average of 918. Literacy rate of Akodia city is 77.14% higher than state average of 69.32%. In Akodia, male literacy is around 87.29% while female literacy rate is 66.16%.[citation needed]

Akodia Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 2,247 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.[citation needed]


Akodia Was Founded By Captain Timothy O'Donoghue, the leader of the British Expeditionary Force in 1914. in 1917 Mahatma gandhi gave a speech at town square. here were three cotton mils in its golden history.

Areas and colonies[edit]

  • Akodia Gaon
  • Fulen
  • Sanjay Colony
  • Kangan Bazar
  • Dabripura
  • Rathi Mohalla
  • Hanuman Mandir Road
  • Jhanda Chowk
  • Tension Chowraha
  • Tappa Chowraha
  • Udey villa chowraha
  • Sabji Market
  • Jheen Colony
  • Jatpura
  • Railway Colony
  • Ma Krupa Kirana Stores, Chidar Brothers, Sanjay Colony
  • Sringarpur, Balaji Ashram
  • Kumhariyakheda, Sheetal Ashram.

School And Institutions[edit]

  • Sharda Convent Higher Secondary School
  • Bright Star Higher Secondary School
  • Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School
  • Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School
  • Saraswati Shishu/Vidhya Mandir
  • Saraswati Gyan Mandir
  • Govt. Middle/Primary School
  • Sun Rise Public School
  • Geeta Public School
  • Sanskar Public Academy