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Mundi (Moondi)
मून्दी, मूँदी, मुन्दी, मूंदी
Nickname(s): Moondi
Mundi (Moondi) is located in Madhya Pradesh
Mundi (Moondi)
Mundi (Moondi)
Location of Mundi
Coordinates: 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5Coordinates: 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
Region Nimar
District Khandwa District
Named for Mundari(Ring)
 • Body Nagar Parishad
 • President Santosh Rathore(2014-2019)
Asha Jain(2009-2014)
Lakshaman Patel (2004-2009)
Santosh Rathore (1999-2004) (Bharatiya Janata Party(Bjp))
 • M.L.A Lokendra Singh Tomar (Mandhata-Mundi Kshetra)
Lokendra Singh Tomar
Rajnarayan Singh Purni
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,000
Demonym(s) Mundian's , Mundari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MP-12 (Khandwa R.T.O)
Spoken Languages Hindi, English
Literacy 75%
Pin Code 450112
Telephone Code +91-07326

Mundi is a City under Khandwa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is a thousand years old town. It is surrounded by significant forest area which belongs to Narmada River Valley. It is 120 km from Indore, the commercial capital of the state.


As of 2012 India census,[1] 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 located at 22°04′N 76°30′E / 22.07°N 76.5°E / 22.07; 76.5.[2] It has an average elevation of 300 metres (1000 feet)."Mundi" is located on the Main Road's & Highway's, with daily connections to Khandwa, Indore, Bhopal, Dewas etc.


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. It is the birthplace of Shreyansh Jain SK.


Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant, Mundi
St.Board as or St.Gulabdas Baba Mandir,Mundi

Saint Singaji Thermal Power Plant[edit]

Shree Singaji Thermal Power Plant Phase I is a 2 x 600 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station. It is located near Dongalia village in the district of Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Shivriya Township[edit]

It is a colony for people who work in the thermal power plant.mppgcl staff leaving in colony.


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.


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

Government offices[edit]



  • I.T.I College
  • Lions College
  • Government Degree College


  • 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
  • ST.Mary's Convent X 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.

Traditional rural sports like Bailgadhi Pratiyogita (bull-cart race) are also organized and cheered by huge crowd.




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.

External links[edit]


  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. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mundi