Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh

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Rajgarh
राजगढ़
City
Rajgarh is located in Madhya Pradesh
Rajgarh
Rajgarh
Rajgarh is located in India
Rajgarh
Rajgarh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°02′N 76°53′E / 24.03°N 76.88°E / 24.03; 76.88Coordinates: 24°02′N 76°53′E / 24.03°N 76.88°E / 24.03; 76.88
Country India India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rajgarh
Government
 • Member of Parliament Rajgarh Rodmal Nagar (BJP)
 • Member of Legislative Assembly Rajgarh Amar Singh Yadav (BJP)
Elevation 491 m (1,611 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 45,726
Demonym(s) Rajgarhians
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 465661
Telephone code 07372
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP-39
Sex ratio 1000/956 /
Website http://www.rajgarh.nic.in/

Rajgarh (Hindi: राजगढ़) is a city and a municipality in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajgarh District, and was a princely state under the British Raj, named Rajgarh State. The old city belongs to the Malwa region and is surrounded by a battlemented wall. Rajgarh is now known for NTPC solar power plant and dam projects running over here, as a result companies like Tata and Reliance Power have shown interest.India's first digital district and have many WiFi enabled villages . India's first Free WiFi village shivnathpura and first village council bawdikheda Jagir in rajgarh district. WiFi India Organisation based in Rajgarh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Rajgarh had a population of 29,726. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajgarh has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 61%. In Rajgarh, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Rajgarh
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
75%
Muslims
  
20%
Jains
  
3.7%
Others†
  
1.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).
Jalpa Mata Temple at Rajgarh

Schools[edit]

References[edit]

2. http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/digital-india-techies-bring-free-wi-fi-to-madhya-pradesh-villages-1265877

3. http://www.news18.com/news/india/four-it-youths-bring-free-wi-fi-to-three-remote-villages-in-mp-1187910.html

4.http://www.thebetterindia.com/42226/engineers-shivnathpura-village-council-free-wifi-mp/

5. http://www.financialexpress.com/economy/dream-of-digital-rajgarh/204970/

6. http://mashable.com/2016/01/11/free-wifi-indian-villages/