Sukhi Sewaniya

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Sukhi Sewaniya
Sukhsewanagar, Sukhisewaniyan
village
Sukhi Sewaniya is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sukhi Sewaniya
Sukhi Sewaniya
Coordinates: 23°21′13″N 77°29′07″E / 23.353676°N 77.4852541°E / 23.353676; 77.4852541Coordinates: 23°21′13″N 77°29′07″E / 23.353676°N 77.4852541°E / 23.353676; 77.4852541
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Bhopal
Tehsil Huzur
Elevation 511 m (1,677 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,510
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
2011 census code 482415

Sukhi Sewaniya is a village in the Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is located in the Huzur tehsil and the Phanda block.[1] Located near the Bhopal Bypass road, it has gradually developed into a suburb of the Bhopal city.

History[edit]

The name Sukhi Sewaniya is Hindi for "dry oats". The name was given by the local people as the area consist of dry grass land looking exactly like dry oat fields. The people now also often call the region as Sookhi Simaiyaan. Sukhsewanagar ("Pleasure and Service City") is a later adaptation of the original name.

The village was established in 1958.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Sukhi Sewaniya has 535 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) is 64.29%.[2]

Demographics (2011 Census)[2]
Total Male Female
Population 2510 1315 1195
Children aged below 6 years 354 177 177
Scheduled caste 480 272 208
Scheduled tribe 208 102 106
Literates 1386 827 559
Workers (all) 957 703 254
Main workers (total) 668 504 164
Main workers: Cultivators 73 60 13
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 230 154 76
Main workers: Household industry workers 27 22 5
Main workers: Other 338 268 70
Marginal workers (total) 289 199 90
Marginal workers: Cultivators 24 10 14
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 84 52 32
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 8 7 1
Marginal workers: Others 173 130 43
Non-workers 1553 612 941

Economy[edit]

The village is famous for its agro-based factories and industries.It is one of the leading and second largest industrial area in Bhopal City after Mandideep.

Transport[edit]

The Sukhisewaniyan railway station is located in the village. It is situated on Bhopal–Bina railway line, and the following trains stop here:

Raja Bhoj Airport at Bairagarh, Bhopal is the nearest airport. Inter-state and Inter-city highway connect the village to other places such as Jhansi, Sagar, Sanchi and Guna. There is a direct bus from Sukhi Sewaniya to Halalpura bus stand in Bhopal, which connects it to Nagpur, Indore, Ahmedabad, Raisen, Jaipur, Hoshangabad and Jabalpur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RFP Document for Establishing Operating and Maintaining Lok Seva Kendra" (PDF). E-Governance Society Bhopal District. Retrieved 2015-07-25. 
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Bhopal" (PDF). 2011 Census of India (Directorate of Census Operations, Madhya Pradesh). Retrieved 2015-07-20.