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View from the Jiran fort
View from the Jiran fort
Jiran is located in Madhya Pradesh
Jiran is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°19′N 74°53′E / 24.32°N 74.88°E / 24.32; 74.88Coordinates: 24°19′N 74°53′E / 24.32°N 74.88°E / 24.32; 74.88
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Neemuch
 • Type Mayor-
 • Body

smt. Seema

Elevation 473 m (1,552 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,518
 • Official Hindi,Malvi,English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 458336
Telephone code 91-7423

Jiran is a big town and a nagar panchayat in Neemuch district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is located at 21 km south of the Neemuch.


Much of history is not available, but being a part of Malwa, its history resembles the history of Malwa. From 1947 to 30 June 1998 it was in Mandsaur district, but after it has comes under Neemuch district due to formation of new district Neemuch. The town also has a big fort around 300 to 400 years old. this is called as Garhi of Jeeran. The Garhi of Jeeran was the site of a battle between the rebels under Shahzada Firoz Shah (sent to besiege the fort of Neemuch) and the contingent force stationed at Jeeran. Though the latter were defeated but the day was saved for the British by the timely arrival of colonel Durand and his men.


Jiran is located at 24°19′N 74°53′E / 24.32°N 74.88°E / 24.32; 74.88.[1] It has an average elevation of 1551 feet (473 metres).It is a part of Malwa plateau.Jiran has also a big pond from which people serve their needs.The nearest big city is Neemuch from Jiran, where can be reached by bus.There is no any Railway Station in Jiran,the nearest Railway stations are Harkiyakhal and Malhargarh. For the entrance in jiran, having three main gate. An each gate having a big tample,which is complies the Vastu.first time living 6 jati 1- Daudi Bohara 2-patidar(merawat),3choudhry jain,4 chandrawat(rajput),5 gurjar,6 kumhar(prajapati)


As of 2001, Jiran had a population of 10,519. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Jiran has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 46%. In Jiran, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. People of various communities lives with each other with peace. There is a no record of any communal violence in the town. The town has one and only national Bank of Central Bank of India.and there are two ATM booth Central Bank of India and SBI. Malvi is the most commonly used language, But people understand Hindi as well. English is also known but can not speak.


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


There are many Private schools apart from Government School in the town. All these schools are affiliated to M.P. Board. Patidar Higher Secondary is the oldest Private school of Jeeran, which has produced many brilliant students in the field of engineering, medical and administration. Today there are several schools which provide good education. Gyan Sarovar higher secondary is the only private school which gives education of 11th and 12th stds. In town there is not a single college. Nearest college is in Neemuch City. Before 1990 people used to go by bicycle to Nemuch for college studies, as there was no public transport and people did not have motor vehicle. Jiran has many Engineers, Doctors, CA and soldier person in army, BSF, CRPF which has shine the name of town.