Raipura

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Raipura
Town
Raipura is located in Madhya Pradesh
Raipura
Raipura
Location in Madhya Pradesh, india
Coordinates: 23°53′43″N 79°57′28″E / 23.895367°N 79.957734°E / 23.895367; 79.957734Coordinates: 23°53′43″N 79°57′28″E / 23.895367°N 79.957734°E / 23.895367; 79.957734
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Panna
Government
 • Type Gram Panchayat
 • Body Gram Panchayat Raipura
Area
 • Total 1,720.48 ha (4,251.40 acres)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,426
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 488442
Telephone code 07734
Vehicle registration MP 35
Official language Hindi

Raipura is a town which comes under the jurisdiction of Panna district, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is one of the nine tehsils of Panna. It is about 113 km from the district headquarters. It is surrounded by Damoh and Katni districts.

The nearest district headquarters of Katni is 50 KM away from Raipura. It shares borders with Rithi tehsil to the east, Bahoriband tehsil to the south, Patera tehsil to the north west, and Pawai tehsil to the north east.

Geography[edit]

Raipura village is located in 'Raipura Tehsil' of 'Panna' district in 'Madhya Pradesh', India. It is situated 113 KM away from the district headquarters of Panna.

Raipura Map With Surrounding Villages

As per 2009 stats, Raipura village is also a Gram Panchayat. According to Census 2011 information the location code of Raipura village is 459544[1]. The total geographical area of village is 1,720.48 hectares[2].

Demographics [3][edit]

Total Population[edit]

Raipura has a total population of 5,426 which includes:

Males: 2,817

Females: 2,609

Population in the age-group 0-6:

Total: 842;

Male: 450;

Female: 392

Number of Total Houses[edit]

There are about 1,280 houses in Raipura village.

2011 Census Data on Raipura:[4]

Population Persons Males Females
Total 5,426 2,817 2,609
In the age group 0-6 years 842 450 392
Scheduled Castes (SC) 1,703 888 815
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 81 42 39
Literates 3,404 1,988 1,416
Illiterate 2,022 829 1,193
Total Worker 2,098 1,503 595
Main Worker 1,329 1,133 196
Main Worker - Cultivator 554 514 40
Main Worker - Agricultural Labourers 41 27 14
Main Worker - Household Industries 137 98 39
Main Worker - Other 597 494 103
Marginal Worker 769 370 399
Marginal Worker - Cultivator 181 77 104
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers 332 156 176
Marginal Worker - Household Industries 55 21 34
Marginal Workers - Other 201 116 85
Marginal Worker (3-6 Months) 614 304 310
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (3-6 Months) 130 61 69
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (3-6 Months) 300 137 163
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (3-6 Months) 46 20 26
Marginal Worker - Other (3-6 Months) 138 86 52
Marginal Worker (0-3 Months) 155 66 89
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (0-3 Months) 51 16 35
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (0-3 Months) 32 19 13
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (0-3 Months) 9 1 8
Marginal Worker - Other Workers (0-3 Months) 63 30 33
Non Worker 3,328 1,314 2,014

Literacy[edit]

Raipura has almost 3,404 literates including 1,988 Males and 1,416 Females.

There are 2,022 illiterates including 829 Males and 1,193 females.

Transportation[edit]

Available means of Public transportation includes Bus and Train (via Salaiya Railway). Some Auto rickshaws can also be expected in some of the areas.

State Highways SH14 and SH51 pass through the town, where the busses for Katni, Jabalpur, Damoh, Sagar, Indore, Panna, and Tikamgarh are available.

Civic Administration[edit]

Tahshil[edit]

There are 109 villages [5] under the jurisdiction of Raipura Tahsil.

Total Number of Households: 20,062

Percentage distribution of Households

Permanent: 2,933 (14.61%)

Semi-permanent: 13,404 (66.76%)

Temporary: 3,725 (18.55%)

Gram Panchayat[edit]

The Gram Panchayat Raipura is charged with governance of the town's civic and infrastructural assets. Vijay Modi is Sarpanch of current panchvarsi.

Major Places[edit]

1. Jhanda Chowk: Situated in the Heart of Raipura, Jhanda Chowk is one of the popular and old places in Raipura. It is a center of all public meetings, public events and festival celebration.

Jhanda Chowk

2. Sankat Mochan Dham: "Sankat Mochan = Hanuman" and "Dham = Place". Literal Meaning 'Place of Lord Hanuman'

Sankat Mochan Dham

3. Trigadda (Three Ways Center):

4. Foota: It is also referred to as Sanjay Nagar.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

The town hosts schools including:-

  • Govt. Higher Secondary School
  • Saraswati Gyan Mandir
  • Seth Sukhai Lal Shishu Vidya Mandir
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir (Shri Ram Shiksha Dwara Sanchalit)
  • Jodhan Singh School (English Medium)

College[edit]

A private college named Rajiv Gandhi College is situated in the town.

Economy[edit]

The economy is mainly based on agriculture.[citation needed]

References[edit]