Anuppur district

Anuppur District is an administrative district in Shahdol Division of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.

The district has an area of 3701 km², and a population of 667,155 (2001 Census). 309,624 people are from scheduled tribes and 48,376 are scheduled castes. The district is bordered by Koriya District of Chhattisgarh state on the east, Bilaspur District of Chhattisgarh on the southeast, Dindori District of Madhya Pradesh on the southwest, Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh on the west, and Shahdol District on the northwest and north. The administrative headquarters of the district is Anuppur.

The district has one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, and Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, a central university at Amarkantak.

The district was created on 15 August 2003 out of Shahdol District. It is part of Shahdol Division.

Anuppur district is mostly hilly and forested. The Narmada River originates from the hill of Amarkantak in the Maikal Hills, and the Son River originates nearby.

Anuppur district
CountryIndia
StateMadhya Pradesh
Administrative divisionShahdol
HeadquartersAnuppur
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesShahdol
Area
 • Total3,701 km2 (1,429 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total749,521
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy69.08 per cent
 • Sex ratio975
WebsiteOfficial website

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Anuppur district has a population of 749,521,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Guyana[2] or the US state of Alaska.[3] This gives it a ranking of 492nd in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 200 inhabitants per square kilometre (520/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.35%.[1] Anuppur has a sex ratio of 975 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.08%.[1]

Barbaspur (Chondi) near Bhaloo mada coal mines is the biggest village of the Anuppur district.

Languages

Vernaculars spoken in Anuppur include Bagheli, which has a lexical similarity of 72-91% with Hindi[4] (compared to 60% for German and English)[5] and is spoken by about 7,800,000 people in Bagelkhand.[4]

Education

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Guyana 744,768
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Alaska 710,231
  4. ^ a b M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Baghely: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  5. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "English". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28.

External links

Coordinates: 23°07′12″N 81°42′00″E / 23.12000°N 81.70000°E

Amarkantak

Amarkantak (NLK Amarakaṇṭaka) is a pilgrim town and a Nagar Panchayat in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, India. The Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. This is where the Narmada River, the Son River and Johila River emerge.

Popular 15th-century Indian mystic and poet Kabir is said to have meditated on Kabir Chabutra, also called the platform of Kabir situated in the town of Amarkantak.

Amarkantak Thermal Power Station

Amarkantak Thermal Power Plant is located at Amlai railway station on Bilaspur-Katni section of SE Railway. It is situated at Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh, India. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MPPGCL

Anuppur

Anuppur is a town in northeastern Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is the administrative headquarters of Anuppur District. Previously, it was in Shahdol district.

Anuppur Junction railway station

Anuppur Junction railway station is a railway station in Anuppur town of Anuppur district in Madhya Pradesh. The station code of Anuppur Junction is 'APR'. It has four platforms. It comes under Bilaspur railway division of South East Central Railway Zone. It is on the Allahabad-Jabalpur section and connects to Katni-Bilaspur line and Katni-Ambikapur line.

Anuppur Thermal Power Project

The Anuppur Thermal Power Project or ATPP as popularly cited is a 2520-megawatt (MW) coal-based thermal power station located in Anuppur District, Madhya Pradesh, India. The project is being commissioned by Hindustan Powerprojects (formerly Moser Baer).

Anuppur tehsil

Anuppur tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Bijuri

Bijuri is a city and a Municipality or Municipal Council or Nagar Palika Parishad in Anuppur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

Burhanpur is a village near Kotma tehsil (municipality). It is situated in block Kotma which is in Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh, India. It had a population of 279 according to the 2011 census.

Devhara

Devhara is a census town in Shahdol district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Devhara is also biggest gram panchayat in Anuppur district.

Jaithari

Jaithari is a town and a tehsil in Anuppur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Jaithari tehsil

Jaithari tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Kotma

Kotma (Urmaliya Nivas) is a city and a municipality in Anuppur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Kotma tehsil

Kotma tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Omkar Singh

Omkar Singh (Hindi: ओमकार सिंह, born 8 August 1984) is an Indian sports shooter. He won three gold medals and a silver medal in shooting events at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi. He hails from Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh and is currently serving the Indian Navy.On 5 October 2010, Omkar Singh and Deepak Sharma won a silver medal in the Men's 50 metre pistol pairs at the Commonwealth games. Omkar Singh won his first gold medal in the Men's 50 metre pistol singles on 6 October 2010. The next day, he paired up with Gurpreet Singh to win the gold medal in the Men's 10m Air Pistol (Pairs). On 8 October 2010, he won a gold medal in the Men's 10m Air Pistol (Single).Omkar Singh belongs to the Kotma Colliery in the Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh. His father was a teacher in the South Eastern Coal Fields Limited (SECL) School.

In 2012, he was given the Arjuna Award.

Pasan

For the village in Azerbaijan, see Paşan.

Pasan is a town and a municipality in Anuppur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Pushprajgarh tehsil

Pushprajgarh tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Rajesh Nandini Singh

Rajesh Nandini Singh (23 March 1957 – 8 May 2016) was an Indian politician who belonged to the Indian National Congress party. She was born in the village Birra, Janjgir-Champa district, Chhattisgarh the third child of Diwan Durgeshwar Singh, Zamindar of Birra and Rajkumari Bhanu Kumari Devi from royal house of Ambagarh Chauki. In the 2009 election she was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

She was earlier member of Madhya Pradesh Legislative assembly during 1993-1998.

She was married to Dalbir Singh, who was also a politician. After his death, she continued to maintain the family's involvement in politics. She had one daughter and one son. Her daughter Himadri Singh contested the Lok Sabha bye-poll from Shahdol unsuccessfully in November 2016.

Rajesh Nandini Singh died of heart attack in May 2016, at the age of 59.

Sanjay Nagar

Sanjay Koyala Nagar is a South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) Colony in Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh India. The colony falls under the Deohara village Panchayat administration and is occupied by the Company employees.The SECL has a number of colonies in the Shahdol and Anuppur districts. There is a motley of cultural, linguistic, and religious people living in harmony in this little colony. A number of schools such as the Government school, Saraswati school, and the Pine Mount English Medium High School are situated here.

Shahdol (Lok Sabha constituency)

Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes. It covers the entire Anuppur and Umaria districts and parts of Shahdol and Katni districts.

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