Lodhikheda

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Lodhikheda
लोधीखेडा
city
Lodhikheda is located in Madhya Pradesh
Lodhikheda
Lodhikheda
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°35′N 78°50′E / 21.58°N 78.83°E / 21.58; 78.83Coordinates: 21°35′N 78°50′E / 21.58°N 78.83°E / 21.58; 78.83
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhindwara
Government
 • President Pranab Mukherjee (প্রণব কুমার মুখোপাধ্যায়)
Elevation 410 m (1,350 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,950
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 07165
Vehicle registration MP-28
Nearest city Nagpur
Literacy 84%
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sausar
Climate Healthy (Köppen)
Website nplodhikheda.com

Lodhikheda is a town and a nagar parishad in Chhindwara district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its oranges. More than 90 per cent of farmers produce oranges. Cotton is grown in large quantities in the local area.


Geography[edit]

Lodhikheda is located at 21°35′N 78°50′E / 21.58°N 78.83°E / 21.58; 78.83.[1] It has an average elevation of 410 metres (1345 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Lodhikheda had a population of 9950. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Lodhikheda has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 61%. In Lodhikheda, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is the record of 2001 but now it has been increased.Here are many fields and farmers. In this area rice does not sown.Now agricultural method is using here.

Education[edit]

With the arrival of industries in the area, the population of the region has gradually been increasing, creating the need for quality education, and hence a number of schools and colleges are born in the last two decades apart from the government schools and one government colleges for science and arts commere respectively. Raymond textiles mills had started their own CBSE pattern school for the children of their employees and general public as well as Kailashpath Singhania High School similar to Bhansali Public School started by the Bhansali Engineering Polymers Ltd. Since then a number of schools have been started by renowned residents and education professionals. At present the town is one of the best places in the nearby districts of the state, with more than 5 schools with modern education.

Colleges[edit]

Govt college of Art and Commerce near satpuda college of information & tech.sausar,

    RCCIT ridhora,
    little step college of science &technology

Schools[edit]

Kailashpath Singhania High School, Kanhan Higher Secondary School, Govt.Girls Higher Secondary School, Govt. Middel School, Sarswati Shishu Mandir Higher Secondary School, New Sai Sharda School, Chatrapati Shiwaji Primary School, Govt Urdhu School. little step english medium school lodhikheda, saraswati shishu mandir higher secondry school, G.S.D.M. Gurukul higher secondry school, Bhaskaram public school, sunflower school,

Climate[edit]

Lodhikheda has tropical wet and dry climate (Köppen climate classification) with dry conditions prevailing for most of the year. It receives an annual rainfall of 1,205 mm (47.44 inches) from monsoon rains during June to September.[3] The highest recorded daily rainfall was 304 mm on 14 July 1994.[4] Summers are extremely hot, lasting from March to June, with May being the hottest month. Winter lasts from November to January, during which temperatures drop below 10 °C (50 °F). The highest recorded temperature in the city was 48 °C on May 19, 2015, while the lowest was 3.9 °C.

Climate data for Lodhikheda (1971–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.6
(97.9)
39.2
(102.6)
45.0
(113)
46.1
(115)
47.8
(118)
47.7
(117.9)
40.6
(105.1)
37.8
(100)
38.9
(102)
39.5
(103.1)
35.6
(96.1)
39.7
(103.5)
47.8
(118)
Average high °C (°F) 28.7
(83.7)
31.2
(88.2)
36.2
(97.2)
40.7
(105.3)
42.4
(108.3)
37.5
(99.5)
31.6
(88.9)
30.5
(86.9)
32.3
(90.1)
32.7
(90.9)
30.4
(86.7)
28.1
(82.6)
33.5
(92.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 20.8
(69.4)
23.2
(73.8)
27.7
(81.9)
32.5
(90.5)
35.1
(95.2)
31.9
(89.4)
27.9
(82.2)
27.1
(80.8)
27.7
(81.9)
26.4
(79.5)
23.0
(73.4)
20.4
(68.7)
27.0
(80.6)
Average low °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
15.1
(59.2)
19.2
(66.6)
24.3
(75.7)
27.8
(82)
26.3
(79.3)
24.1
(75.4)
23.6
(74.5)
23.1
(73.6)
20.0
(68)
15.5
(59.9)
12.6
(54.7)
20.4
(68.7)
Record low °C (°F) 3.9
(39)
5.0
(41)
8.3
(46.9)
13.9
(57)
19.4
(66.9)
20.0
(68)
19.4
(66.9)
18.3
(64.9)
16.6
(61.9)
11.6
(52.9)
6.7
(44.1)
5.5
(41.9)
3.9
(39)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 16
(0.63)
22
(0.87)
15
(0.59)
8
(0.31)
18
(0.71)
168
(6.61)
290
(11.42)
291
(11.46)
157
(6.18)
73
(2.87)
17
(0.67)
19
(0.75)
1,094
(43.07)
Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 1.8 2.2 1.9 1.2 2.9 11.4 17.5 16.5 10.4 4.0 1.3 1.1 72.2
Average relative humidity (%) 54 43 30 24 27 55 77 80 74 61 55 56 53
Mean monthly sunshine hours 272.0 268.3 287.6 290.8 293.8 186.6 115.4 116.7 182.5 260.4 264.1 268.8 2,807
Source #1: NOAA[5]
Source #2: India Meteorological Department (record high and low up to 2010)[6]

Culture[edit]

Pola (Festival of Bullocks) and Holi are the main festivals of this area. Famous Marathi writers include Ram Ganesh Gadkari. Most of the people of Lodhikheda are Maratha/ Kunbi (farmers), Teli (oil merchants) and Koshtis (cotton weavers), and some of the red dye is still produced, for which the town was at one time noted.And all the main Indian festivals are celebrated here.

Temples[edit]

There are many sites in the city that testify the importance of the regionsh ,SHRI TARAN TAREN DIGAMBAR JAIN TEMPLE, 1008 shri parasnath digamber temple

Mahakali Temple,Mata Mandir, Vitthal Mandir, Durga Temple, Shree Ram Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Shree Hanuman Mandir, Shri Shani Temple, Satyanarayan Temple, Jain Temple,kabir Temple.


Lodhikheda is a Handloom Cluster & Raymond GroupThe Raymond Chhindwara plant, set up in 1991, is a state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility located 65 km away from Chhindwara. Built on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land, the plant produces premium pure wool, wool blended and polyester viscose suiting. This plant has achieved a record production capacity of 14.65 million meters, giving it the distinction of being the single largest integrated worsted suiting unit in the world.


Lodhikheda is a Handloom Cluster & Raymond GroupThe Raymond Chhindwara plant, set up in 1991, is a state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility located 65 km away from Chhindwara. Built on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land, the plant produces premium pure wool, wool blended and polyester viscose suiting. This plant has achieved a record production capacity of 14.65 million meters, giving it the distinction of being the single largest integrated worsted suiting unit in the world.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Lodhikheda
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Geographical Information (on Lodhikheda city)". National Informatics Centre, Nagpur. Archived from the original on February 17, 2005. Retrieved 30 June 2006. 
  4. ^ "Flooding, power cuts after Nagpur rains". dnaindia.com. Retrieved 18 July 2006. 
  5. ^ "Nagpur/Sonegaon Climate Normals 1971–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Ever recorded Maximum and minimum temperatures up to 2010" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 May 2013. Retrieved 17 April 2015.