|• Collector & District Magistrate (DM)||Priyank Chaudhary (IAS)|
|• Superintendent of Police (SP)||Deepak Kumar Shukla|
|Elevation||376 m (1,234 ft)|
|• in 2011||62.36%|
|• Official||Hindi, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||+91 7805|
|Vehicle registration||MP 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.
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%.
Nearest Railway station
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
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.
- 1 www.singrauli.nic.in