Waidhan

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Waidhan

Baidhan
Waidhan is located in Madhya Pradesh
Waidhan
Waidhan
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°03′58″N 82°37′31″E / 24.066052°N 82.625351°E / 24.066052; 82.625351Coordinates: 24°03′58″N 82°37′31″E / 24.066052°N 82.625351°E / 24.066052; 82.625351
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictSingrauli district
Government
 • Collector & District Magistrate (DM)Priyank Chaudhary (IAS)
 • Superintendent of Police (SP)Deepak Kumar Shukla
Area rank1
Elevation
376 m (1,234 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total296,940
Literacy Rate
 • in 201162.36%
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
486886
Telephone code+91 7805
Vehicle registrationMP 66

Waidhan is a city and a municipal board in Singrauli district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Located in the Northeastern corner of the state. Waidhan is the administrative headquarters of Singrauli District .The Singrauli District and Waidhan as its district headquarters was created by separating three tehsils of Sidhi district : Singrauli , Deosar and Chitrangi Tehsils on 24 May 2008. Located at the bank of Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar. Waidhan is surrounded by Singrauli Tehsil towards north, Chitrangi Tehsil towards north, Babhani Tehsil towards east, Deosar Tehsil towards west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Waidhan has a population of 296,940 in which 152,382 males and 114,558 are females. The district has a population density of 208 inhabitants per square kilometre (540/sq mi). Waidhan has a sex ratio of 916 females for every 1,000 males and a literacy rate of 62.36%.

Transportation[edit]

Nearest Railway station[edit]

The nearest railway station to Waidhan is Shaktinagar which is located in and around 10.1 kilometer distance.

Other nearby stations are:

  • 1. Saktinagar railway station - 15 km
  • 2. Singrauli railway station - 25 km
  • 3.Anpara railway station - 32 km
  • 4. Renukoot railway station: 50 km

Nearest airport to Waidhan[edit]

Waidhan‘s nearest airport is Muirpur Airstrip situated at 57.1 km distance. Few more airports around Waidhan are as follows.

  • 1.Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport,Varanasi - 155.8 km.
  • 2. Allahabad Airport 177.3 km.
  • 3. Sidhi Airstrip 105 km.
  • 4. Rewa Airstrip 189 km.
  • 5. Satna Airstrip 250 km.

Sports[edit]

The Rajmata Chun Kumari Stadium is the largest stadium in Waidhan. The association football stadium has a capacity of 20,000.

References[edit]

  • 1 www.singrauli.nic.in