Jawad, India

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Nickname(s): JWD
Jawad is located in Madhya Pradesh
Jawad is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°36′N 74°51′E / 24.6°N 74.85°E / 24.6; 74.85Coordinates: 24°36′N 74°51′E / 24.6°N 74.85°E / 24.6; 74.85
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Neemuch
Elevation 452 m (1,483 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,687
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 458330
Telephone code 07420
Website www.neemuch.nic.in

Jawad is a Tehsil and a Nagar Panchayat in Neemuch district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


In Arabic, JAWAD means big hearted and sakhi. Jawad was a part of the Udaipur princely state and was later occupied by the Marathas. Jawad has many famous and big temples. The town was surrounded by shahr kot (fort) with five major gates and 56 Bastille, the ruins of these can still be seen. In 1901 more than 36 banker families were engaged in money lending business and at that time the town was an important business center of Maratha Kingdom (Gwalior State). Earlier it had the largest agriculture area under opium production; nowadays very limited area falls under opium production.


A broad satellite view of Jawad.

Tourist attraction near Jawad include Sukhanand ji - a mini waterfall and a temple is present at Sukhanandji - ideal for picnics. Khor Village which is 6 km from Jawad has many more attractions including - The Nav Toran Temple. It is rumoured that one underground tunnel directly connects this temple to the Chittorgarh Fort of Maharana Pratap. The major industries include - Vikram Cement Plant, which is one of the major plants of the Aditya Birala Group, is also located in Khor Village and this is a very big job hub for the people of Jawad Tehsil. There is a tomb of Miya Saheb Mamaji Saheb (Shk. Mohammad) who was a great social worker of Jawad. His Urs is celebrated every year on 29th Jumadil -Ul- Ula ( Month of Hijri Cal )

Temples - In Jawad there are a lot of temples like "Lalji Dwara Mandir",Laxminath, Bhuteshwar, Batkeshwar, Sai Mandir etc. All the festivals are celebrated in Jawad with fervour and unity.

Dargah-e-Miya Saheb Mamaji Saheb


As of 2001 India census,[1] Jawad had a population of 16,143. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jawad has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 59%. In Jawad, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Now as of Census of India 2011, the population of Jawad is 16,687 in total and after merging nearby villages that are now come into Jawad will become 19,000 apx.


Agriculture is the occupation of Most of the people. The region is a part of one of the important producers of opium in the world.
Important Crops:-

  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Groundnut
  • Gram
  • Garlic
  • Soyabean
  • Oured
  • Mustard
  • Posta


The old Jawad consists of narrow byelanes and important markets. The bus stand is situated in the heart of the town with buses to Nimach, Mandsaur, Indore, Ratlam and nearby cities of Rajasthan like Chittaurgarh, Bhilwara and even Jaipur. The new Jawad consists of huge bungalows and mansions on the Nimach road. There are huge farmhouses adjoining farms on the Nimach road which is being widened to a 4 lane road within Jawad tehsil boundary. Nimach Road is the new hub of developmental activities in Jawad with State Bank of India having a branch there. The Agrasen Manglik Bhavan is located on Nimach Road which is a major community hall for the residents of Jawad. The Jawad police station and the guest house are also situated on Nimach road.

Notable Personalities[edit]

  1. Satyanarayan Jatiya
  2. Virendra Kumar Saklecha


  1. Lamha Industry
  2. SMB Shri Ram Engineering
  3. Goyal Oil Mill

Towns and Villages in Jawad Tehsil[edit]

  1. Jawad Nagar Panchayat
  2. Diken Nagar Panchayat
  3. Athana Nagar Panchayat
  4. Nayagaon Nagar Panchayat
  5. Khor Census Town
  6. Achlawada
  7. Akhepur
  8. Akli
  9. Amarpura
  10. Amba [Ratangarh]
  11. Amlibhat
  12. Arnya [Mamadeo]
  13. Asan Dariyanath
  14. Ata
  15. Bangred
  16. Barada
  17. Barkheda Chauhan
  18. Barkheda Jat
  19. Barkheda Kamaliya
  20. Barkheda Mina
  21. Basedibhati
  22. Bawaljuni
  23. Bawalnai
  24. Bhagwanpura [Gudanathur]
  25. Bhojpura
  26. Bolkheda
  27. Borkhedi
  28. Budhsinghpura
  29. Chadol [Athana]
  30. Chirmikheda
  31. Dadoli
  32. Damodarpura
  33. Depalpura
  34. Dhaba
  35. Dhabi
  36. Dhalopa
  37. Dhamaniya
  38. Dhaneriya
  39. Dhani
  40. Gadola
  41. Gotha
  42. Gothada
  43. Gujarkhedi Sankla
  44. Gujarkhedi Talab
  45. Guthlai
  46. Hanmantiya
  47. Haripura [Ratangarh]
  48. Jagepur Mina
  49. Jagepur [Hada]
  50. Janakpur
  51. Jetpura
  52. Jhirmir
  53. Jivapura
  54. Kalepur
  55. Kamawas
  56. Kandka
  57. Kashya
  58. Kelukheda
  59. Kenpuriya
  60. Kesharpura Kalan
  61. Kesharpura Khurd
  62. Khatikheda
  63. Kheda Modi
  64. Kheda Rathor
  65. Kherkheda
  66. Khurdkhedi
  67. Kirpurakalan
  68. Kirpurakhurd
  69. Kundala
  70. Kundala Ratangarh
  71. Lapiya
  72. Lasur
  73. Lodh
  74. Madawada
  75. Mahendri
  76. Maheshpura
  77. Malgarh
  78. Manda
  79. Meghpura
  80. Melankheda
  81. Mendki
  82. Modi
  83. Morka
  84. Morwan
  85. Nagda
  86. Nagthun
  87. Nanpuriya
  88. Niliya
  89. Padla
  90. Paldakheda
  91. Panoli
  92. Parwani
  93. Pipalya Premji
  94. Ranipura
  95. Ranpur
  96. Ruppura
  97. Ruppura Morwan
  98. Sakhatpuriya
  99. Samel
  100. Saroda
  101. Sarwaniya Maharaj
  102. Sarwaniya Masani
  103. Segewa
  104. Shyampura
  105. Sukhanand [Naya]
  106. Suntholi
  107. Suwa Kheda
  108. Tarapur
  109. Tumba
  110. Ummedpura
  111. Upreda


  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.