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Parichha is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°31′N 78°45′E / 25.52°N 78.75°E / 25.52; 78.75Coordinates: 25°31′N 78°45′E / 25.52°N 78.75°E / 25.52; 78.75
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Jhansi
Elevation 213 m (699 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,849
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Parichha is a census town in Jhansi district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located on Jhansi-Kanpur highway on the bank of Betwa River.


Parichha is located at 25°31′N 78°45′E / 25.52°N 78.75°E / 25.52; 78.75.[1] It has an average elevation of 213 metres (698 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Parichha had a population of 6,849. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Parichha has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 71%. In Parichha, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of Interest[edit]

Parichha Dam

Parichha Thermal Power Plant[edit]

Parichha Power houses a 1140 MW coal based power station.

Parichha colony[edit]

Campus of parichha colony consists of following schools and college.
Rajya Vidyut Parishad Inter College(affiliated to U.P. Board,Allahabad).
Maharani Laxmibai Saraswati Vidya mandir(affiliated to U.P. Board,Allahabad)
Sacred Heart Convent school(affiliated to I.C.S.E. board)
R.V.P.Primary school parichha.
Maharani Laxmibai Saraswati Shishu mandir.

Other facilities in parichha are
State Bank of India (with ATM facility).
Punjab National Bank. (with ATM facility).
Post Office.
Guest House.
4 different Clubs.
Officer Park and other parks.

  • Holy Places *

1 temple,1 mosque,1 church, 1 Buddh Vihar(Encouraged by U.P.Govt.).
Dayanand Butan Stadium parichha (volleyball).
Bus facility for students of parichha.

Parichha Colony is under the security of Central Industrial Security Force (C.I.S.F.)