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|• Body||Nagar Parishad|
Santosh Rathore (2014-2019)BJP |
Lakshaman Patel (2004-2009)INC
Santosh Rathore (1999-2004)BJP
Lokendra Singh Tomar (BJP) |
Rajnarayan Singh Purni (INC)
Raghuvir Singh Tomar (BJP)
Radhakrishna Bhagat (BJP)
|• City||15 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|• Urban||8 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|• Rank||2nd in KhandwaDist.|
|Demonym(s)||Mundian's , Mundari|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||MP-12 (Khandwa R.T.O)|
|Spoken Languages||Hindi, English|
Mundi is an ancient city, with many places of worship, like many other cities in India. Most temples are Hindu or JainStatues.The city is over a thousand years old and is surrounded by a forest in the Narmada river valley. It is 120 km (75 mi) from Indore, the commercial capital of the state.
As of 2011[update] India census, Mundi had a population of 30,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mundi has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 52%. In Mundi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Mundi is at  It has an average elevation of 300 metres (1000 feet)..
Mundi is known for its ancient time of Mahabharat Hindu Temple's as Koteshwer & Loteshwer Mahadev & also for Maa Renuka Dham. The famous tourist places of Mundi are Singaji, St.Bokhardas Gulabdas Dham</ref> Hanumantiya Island , a new place for adventurous water sports in the back waters of Indira Sagar Dam.
The name of the city is derived from "Mundari" (meaning ring or circle shape). During the rise of Buddhism, the East Nimar region was included in the Avanti Kingdom under Chand Pradyota Mahesana, which was later added to the growing empire of Magadha by Shishunaga. From the early 2nd century BC to the late 15th century AD, the Nimar Region (earlier a part of Khandesh) was ruled by many emperors from many dynasties, which include Mauryas, Shungas, Satvahanas, Kardamakas, Abhiras, Vakatakas, Imperial Guptas, Kalchuris, Vardhanas (of Harsha Vardhana fame), Chalukyas, Kanungos, Rashtrakutas, Paramaras, Faruki etc. A Well is situated at ‘’’Koteshwer’’’ or ‘’’Loteshwer’’’, created by Pandhawas. ‘’’Renuka Dham’’’ is another ancient temple. Since the mid-16th century to the early 18th century, the Nimar region, was under the rule of Aurangzeb, Bahadur Shah, Peshwas, Sindhia, Bawaniya, Holkar, Pawar, (Marathas), Pindaris etc. Later from early part of the mid-18th century, the management of the Nimar region came under the British.
Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant
Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project Phase I is a 2 x 600 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station. It is near Dongalia village in the district of Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.
It is a colony for people who work in the thermal power plant MPPGCL staff leaving in colony. Most of the officers on important posts in Singaji Thermal Power Plant reside in Shivariya Township.
The Mundi area has a developing industrial sector because of the Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant and the Indira Sagar Pariyojna. There are small and medium scale industries such as diary, poetry firm, cloth industry etc. and presently large scale industry are also in developing stage.Some industries established in an area which as Kaka Industries, Shree Vallabh Oil Mill, Bulandi Brick Industry.
Famous tourism spots are:
- Hanuvantiya Water Sport Complex
- Sant Singaji Dham
- Sant Bokhardas Saint Gulabdas Baba Mandir
- Maa Renuka Dham
- Mata Mandir Mundi
- Koteshwer /Loteshwer Mandir
- Lal Bhahdur Shastri Bus Stand
- Mundi Bus Stand
- Tehsil Office
- Rajshay Vibhag
- MPEB Office
- Police Station
- Post Office
- B.S.N.L Office
- I.T.I College
- Lions College
- Government Degree College
- St. Mary's Convent High School
- Govt.Boy's Higher Sec. School
- Govt.Girl's Hr.Sec.School
- Janpad Hr.Sec.School
- Sant Singaji Higher Secondary School
- Lions Hr.Sec.School
- Aasha Devi Public School
- Saraswati Vidya Mandir
- Model Public School
- Sanskar Public School
- Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir
- Rewottama international school.
Generally city people play volleyball or Cricket.There are many sport clubs active in city. Other sports like Kabaddi,Kho-Kho etc. are also played among kids and youths. In Mundi, an emphasis has been given on development of sports and to provide opportunities to the talent present in the city, many tournaments are organized by locales. e.g. GDC Cricket Club - Cricket Tournament
Royal Volleyball Club- Volleyball Tournament
Teams from all over the countries take part in these tournaments and people from all nearby places come to enjoy these sports. Traditional rural sports like Bailgadhi Pratiyogita (bull-cart race) are also organized and cheered by huge crowd. An Indoor sports stadium is announced to be constructed by Mayor Shri Santosh Rathore where children would be able to show their talent in field of Sports.
- Government Hospital
- Gupta Nurshing Home
- Charak Hospital
- Bank of India
- Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank
- Nimar Sahkari Gramin Bank
- Dena Bank [Bir Br.]
- State Bank Of India [Shivriya Br. & Bangarda Br.]
- Union Bank Of India
Mundi is connected to SH-41 (Khandwa-Mundi-Ashta State Highway), SH-41A (Omkareshwer-Nagar-Punasa State Highway) and to Indore, Khandwa, Bhopal, Burhanpur, Nagpur etc. Indian Railway started Khandwa-Bir passenger to connect Khandwa railway junction to Mundi. More than 200 buses operate and provide road connectivity to major cities of the State.The local transport system which includes mini buses, tempos to provide connectivity to more than 40 nearby villages.
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- "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.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mundi