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  • 10 Aug 2021
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Madhya Pradesh GK

Formation 1st november, 1956
Capital Bhopal
Population 7,26,26,809
Region 3,08,252 sq. km.
Population density in state 236 persons per sq.km.
Total Districts 52 (52nd District – Niwari)
Other Name of State Hriday Pradesh, Soya State, Tiger State, Leopard State
High Court Jabalpur (Bench – Indore, Gwalior)

State Symbol
State Animal:
Barahsingha (reindeer)
State Flower:
White Lily
State Bird:
Dudhraj (Shah Bulbul)
State Dance:
Rai
State Tree: Banyan Official Game:
Malkhamb

Madhya Pradesh : General Information

  • State – Madhya Pradesh
  • Constitution – 01 November, 1956 (Present Form – 1 November 2000)
  • Area – 3,08,252 sq. km.
  • Population – 7,26,26,809
  • Capital – Bhopal
  • Total District – 52
  • No. of Divisions – 10
  • Block – 313
  • Tehsil (January 2019) – 424
  • The largest tehsil (area) of the state – Indore
  • The smallest tehsil (area) of the state – Ajaygarh (Panna)
  • Town/city – 476
  • Municipal Corporation (2018-19) – 16
  • Municipality – 98
  • City Council – 294
  • Municipality – 98 (As per Government Diary 2021: 99)
  • Total Village – 54903
  • Zilla Panchayat – 51
  • Gram Panchayat – 22812 (2019–20)
  • Tribal Development Block – 89
  • State Symbol – A circle inside the 24 stupa shape, in which there are earrings of wheat and paddy.
  • State River – Narmada
  • State Theater – Mach
  • Official Anthem – Mera Madhya Pradesh Hai (Composer – Mahesh Srivastava)
  • State fish – Mahasheer (announced in 2013)
  • State Crop – Soybean
  • Official language – Hindi
  • State legislature – Unicameral (assembly)
  • Number of Assembly Members – 231 [230 + 1 Anglo-Indian Member]
  • Number of seats reserved for Scheduled Castes in the Legislative Assembly – 35
  • Number of seats reserved for Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assembly – 47
  • Number of members in Lok Sabha – 29
  • Lok Sabha seats reserved for Scheduled Castes – 4
  • Lok Sabha seats reserved for Scheduled Tribes – 6
  • Seats for Rajya Sabha – 11

Census

  • Male Population – 3,76,12,306
  • Female Population – 3,50,14, 03
  • Rural Population – 5,25,57,404
  • Rural Male – 2,71,49,388
  • Rural Female – 2,54,08,016
  • Urban population – 200,69,405
  • Urban Male – 1,04,62,918
  • Urban Women – 96,06,487
  • Madhya Pradesh's place in the country in terms of area – Second
  • Most malnourished district – Sheopur
  • Least malnourished district – Bhopal
  • The population density of the state of Madhya Pradesh is – 236 sq. km.
  • District with highest population density – Bhopal (855 persons per sq. km.)
  • The district with the lowest population density – Dindori (94 persons per sq. km.)
  • Largest division in terms of area – Jabalpur
  • The smallest division in terms of area – Narmadapuram (Hoshangabad)
  • Most densely populated division – Indore
  • Most sparsely populated division – Shahdol
  • Largest district in terms of area – Chhindwara
  • Smallest district in terms of area – Niwari
  • Largest district in terms of population – Indore
  • Smallest district in terms of population – Harda
  • District with highest sex ratio in the state – Balaghat (1021)
  • The district with the lowest sex ratio in the state – Bhind (837)
  • Literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh – 69.3 percent
  • Male Literacy – 78.7 percent
  • Female literacy – 59.2 percent
  • Most Literate Division – Jabalpur
  • Least Literate Division – Indore
  • Most literate district of the state – Jabalpur (81.01%)
  • Least literate district in the state – Alirajpur (36.1%)
  • District with highest male literacy – Indore
  • District with highest female literacy – Bhopal
  • The largest tribe of the state – Bhil

Geographical and Other Features of the State

  • Geographical location of the state – 21° 6' to 26° 30' North Latitude and 74° 9' to 82° 48' East Longitude
  • Length from North to South – 605 km.
  • Width from East to West – 870 km.
  • States bordering the state – 5, [U.P. (North-East), Maharashtra (South-West), Chhattisgarh (South-East), Rajasthan (North-West) and Gujarat (West)]
  • State meeting the maximum limit of the state – Uttar Pradesh
  • State meeting the minimum limit of the state – Gujarat
  • The line passing through the middle of the state – Tropic of Cancer (passes through 14 districts.)
  • Percentage of Madhya Pradesh in the total area of ​​India – 9.38%
  • Highest point of the state – Dhupgarh hill (located in Mahadev hill)
  • Lowest place in the state – Narmada–Son Valley
  • Hottest place – Khajuraho
  • Coldest place – Shivpuri
  • The largest river of the state – Narmada river (1312 km.)
Districts Bordering Neighbouring States
Border states Numbers Districts
Uttar Pradesh 14 Bhind, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur, Panna, Satna, Rewa, Sidhi, Datia, Shivpuri, Sagar, Singrauli, Ashoknagar, Morena, Niwari
Chhattisgarh 6 Sidhi, Shahdol, Dindori, Balaghat, Singrauli, Anuppur
Rajasthan 10 Morena, Shivpuri, Guna, Rajgarh, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Jhabua, Sheopur, Agar Malwa
Gujarat 2 Jhabua, Alirajpur
Maharashtra 9 Alirajpur, Barwani, Khargone, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Betul, Chhindwara, Seoni, Balaghat

States and their districts bordering Madhya Pradesh
Border states Border districts
Uttar Pradesh (11 Districts) Agra, Etawah, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Banda, Mirzapur, Allahabad (Prayagraj), Mahoba, Sonbhadra, Chitrakoot
Rajasthan (10 Districts) Pratapgarh, Banswara, Baran, Jhalawar, Sawai– Madhopur, Kota, Dholpur, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Karauli
Maharashtra (8 Districts) Dhule, Nagpur, Amravati, Bhandara, Buldhana, Gondia, Nandurbar, Jalgaon
Chhattisgarh (7 Districts) Rajnandgaon, Kabirdham, Bilaspur, Mungeli, Surajpur, Korea, Balrampur
Gujarat (2 Districts) Dahod, Vadodara

Major Waterfalls of Madhya Pradesh
Waterfalls Location (river)
Kapil dhara Waterfall Amarkantak, Anuppur (Narmada River)
Dugdha dhara Waterfall Amarkantak, Anuppur (Narmada River)
Dhuandhar Waterfall Bhedaghat, Jabalpur (Narmada River)
Sahastradhara Waterfall Maheshwar (Narmada River)
Mandhar Waterfall Khandwa (Narmada River)
Dardi Waterfall Khandwa (Narmada River)
Bhalkund Waterfall Sagar (Bina River)
Patalpani Waterfall Indore (Chambal River)
Jhadidaha Waterfall Indore (Chambal River)
Chuliya Waterfall Mandsaur (Chambal River)
Rahatgarh Waterfall Sagar (Chambal River)
Kevati Waterfall Rewa (Mahana River)
Chachai Waterfall Rewa (Beehad River)
Bahuti Waterfall Sailor River (Rewa)
Pandava Waterfall Panna (Ken River)
Apsara Waterfall Pachmarhi
Silver Fall Pachmarhi
Duchess Fall Pachmarhi
Bea Fall Pachmarhi
Note: At present the highest waterfall of Madhya Pradesh is Bahuti Falls, which is located in Rewa district. Its height is 198 meters (650 ft). Whereas before this, Chachai Falls was the highest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh, whose height is 130 meters.

Major Cities Situated on the Banks of Rivers
River Town
Narmada Omkareshwar, Amarkantak, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Maheshwar
Chambal Sheopur, Mhow, Ratlam, Morena
Tapti Multai, Burhanpur
Betwa Orchha, Sanchi, Vidisha, Guna
Parvati Shajapur, Ashta, Rajgarh
Sindh Shivpuri, Datia
Kali sindh Bagli, Dewas, Sonkachh
Kshipra Ujjain
Khaan Indore
Mahi Kukshi, Dhar

First in State

  • First Governor – Dr. NS. Pattabhi Sitaramayya
  • First Woman Governor – Ms. Sarla Grewal
  • First Chief Minister – Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla
  • First Woman Chief Minister – Ms. Uma Bharti
  • First Speaker of the Legislative Assembly – Pt. Kunjilal Dubey
  • First Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly – Vishnu Vinayak Sarwate
  • First Leader of Opposition – Shri Vishnunath Yadavrao Tamaskar
  • First Chief Justice of High Court – Mohammad Hidayatullah
  • First Lady Judge – Smt. Sarojini Saxena
  • First Chief Secretary – Shri H.S. Kamath
  • First Election Commissioner – N.B. Lohani
  • First Lokayukta – P.V. Dixit
  • First State Information Commissioner – T.N. Srivastava
  • Chairman of the first Finance Commission – Dr. Sawai Singh Sisodia
  • First Woman Leader of Opposition – Jamuna Devi
  • The first Nobel Peace Prize recipient – Kailash Satyarthi
  • State's first nuclear power station – Chutka village (Mandla)
  • State's first I.T. Park – Bhopal
  • State's first international airport terminal – Bhopal
  • State's first craft village – Chhatarpur
  • State's first agricultural university – Jabalpur
  • State's first university – Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar (1946)
  • The first ISO certified SP Office – Dewas
  • State's first national park – Kanha Kisli
  • State's first dry port – Pithampur
  • State's first open jail – Navjeevan Ashram (Hoshangabad)
  • State's first Information Technology (IT) University – Gwalior
  • State's first DNA laboratory – Sagar
  • Herbal bank of the state – Panar water (Pachmarhi)

First in Madhya Pradesh in India

  • The largest mosque in the country – Taj-ul-Masjid (Bhopal)
  • First establishment of optical fiber in the country – Mandideep (Bhopal)
  • The first state to establish village swaraj system – Madhya Pradesh
  • India's first state to produce diamond in the country – Madhya Pradesh
  • India's first declared tourist city – Shivpuri
  • Country's first microchip factory – Bhopal
  • State to set up India's first Malkhamb Academy – Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
  • First state to conduct DNA test (of tigers) – Madhya Pradesh (Satpura Tiger Reserve)
  • State to set up country's first cow sanctuary – Agar Malwa (Madhya Pradesh)
  • First National Park to get ISO 9001:2008 Award – Van Vihar (Bhopal)
  • The first state in the country to submit agro–economic survey – Madhya Pradesh
  • Country's largest soybean producing state – Madhya Pradesh
  • State to establish country's only human museum – Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
  • First state on the basis of Scheduled Tribe population in the country – Madhya Pradesh
  • The first state in the country to do complete nationalization of forests – Madhya Pradesh
  • Asia's first physical education university – Gwalior (Lakshmibai National Institute/University of Physical Education)
  • Asia's first laser research center – Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Sanctuary for Babbar lion – Koon Palpur (Madhya Pradesh)
  • The first marble building in India – Hoshang Shah's Tomb, Dhar (Madhya Pradesh)

Transport and Communication

  • Longest National Highway – NH–3
  • Shortest National Highway – NH–339B
  • State's largest railway junction – Itarsi
Road Transport (August, 2020)
Total length of roads maintained 70900 kms
Length of paved roads 67200 kms
Length of unpaved roads 2000 kms
Length of national highways 8858 kms

Historical Forts of Madhya Pradesh
Name/Place Construction Period Constructed By
Gwalior Fort (Gwalior) 8th sanctuary Raja Surajsen
Chanderi Fort (Ashoknagar) 11th sanctuary Pratihara king Kirtipal
Ginnorgarh Fort (Raisen) 13th sanctuary Maharaj Uday Varman
Asirgarh Fort (Burhanpur) 14th sanctuary Asa (Ahir King)
Dhar Fort (Dhar) 1344 A.D Mohammed bin Tughlaq
Bandhavgarh Fort (Umariya) 14th sanctuary Kings of Baghelkhand
Mandsaur Fort (Mandsaur) 14th sanctuary Alauddin Khilji
Narwar Fort (Shivpuri) 14th sanctuary King Nal
Raisen Fort (Raisen) 16th sanctuary Raja Rajbasanti
Mandala Fort (Mandala) 16th sanctuary Raja Narendra Shah
Garh Kundar Fort (Teekamgarh) 16th sanctuary Kate Singh
Orchha Fort (Niwari) 17th sanctuary Raja Veer Singh Bundela
Ajaygarh Fort (Panna) 18th sanctuary Raja Ajaypal

Major Palaces of Madhya Pradesh
Palace Name Location
Dayi Palace Mandu (Dhar)
Asharfi Palace Mandu (Dhar)
Rani Roopmati Palace Mandu (Dhar)
Ship palace Mandu (Dhar)
Hindola (carousel) palace Mandu (Dhar)
Kharbuja (cantaloupe) palace Mandu (Dhar)
Chappan Mahal Mandu (Dhar)
Andhra (blind) palace Mandu (Dhar)
Gujari palace Gwalior
Jai Vilas palace Gwalior
Karna palace Gwalior
Vikram palace Gwalior
Shahjahan palace Gwalior
Chanderi palace Chanderi (Ashoknagar)
Rajmahal Ashoknagar
Badal palace Gwalior
Raja Rohit palace Raisen
Itradar palace Raisen
Kaliyadeh palace Ujjain
Madan palace Jabalpur
Satkhanda palace Datiya
Raja Aman palace Ajaygarh (panna)
Baghelan palace Mandala
Jahangir palace Orchha (Niwari)/Gwalior
Moti palace Dindori/Burhanpur
Shaukat palace Bhopal
Crown palace Ratlam
Tarabai palace Shajapur
Sheesh palace Neemuch/Tikamgarh
Dhubela palace Chhatarpur

Festivals Location
Kalidasa Ceremony Ujjain
Khajuraho Dance Festival Khajuraho
Tansen Ceremony Gwalior
Malwa Festival Indore, Ujjain, Mandu
Ustad Alauddin Khan Maihar (Satna) and in different cities
Aamir Khan Music Festival Indore
Orchha Festival Tikamgarh
Madhya Pradesh Celebrations Delhi
Tulsi Ceremony Chitrakoot (Satna)
Muktibodh Ceremony Bhind

Major Irrigation Projects of Madhya Pradesh
Project Name River Beneficiary Districts Special Note
Chambal Project Chambal Neemuch, Mandsaur, Bhind, Morena, Gwalior, Sheopur This is the first project of the state and joint multipurpose project of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Rani Avantibai Sagar (Bargi Project) Narmada Jabalpur, Seoni Mandla The Bargi Dam constructed under this project is the first dam constructed on the Narmada River.
Tawa Project Narmada Hoshangabad Under the Tawa project, a dam has been built in Ranipur village of Hoshangabad district.
Indira Sagar Project Narmada Khandwa This is the biggest project in Madhya Pradesh, which has the highest water storage capacity in India.
Omkareshwar Project Narmada Khandwa, Khargone, Dhar This project is 40 km from Indira Sagar Project near Mandhata village of Khandwa district.
Maheshwar Project Narmada Khargone Maheshwar Project is an important part of Narmada Valley Project located in Khargone.
Man Project Man Dhar The tribal dominated tehsils Manawar, Kukshi and Gandhwani of Dhar district will be benefited by this project.
Jobat Project Hathni Jhabua It is also called Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad Sagar Project.
Sardar Sarovar Project Narmada The states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra are included in this project.
Pench Project Pench Chhindwara, Balaghat It is a joint project of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Thavar Project Wainganga Mandala The project is situated on Wainganga, a tributary of the Godavari.
Urmil Project Urmil River Chhatarpur It is an interstate project of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Matatila Dam/Rajghat Betwa Madhya Pradesh and parts of Uttar Pradesh

It is an interstate project of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Rani Laxmibai Dam has been built under this project.

Bansagar Project Son Rewa, Sidhi, Satna, Shahdol It is a joint project of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Ken-Betwa Project Ken-Betwa Chhatarpur, Panna, Tikamgarh and other major districts of Bundelkhand (Total 9 districts). It is a joint project of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Choral Project Choral Indore This is an inter valley project.
Halali Project Halali River Vidisha, Raisen This project is also known as Samrat Ashok Sagar Project.

Forest/Wildlife/National Park

Recorded forest area of Madhya Pradesh according to State Forest Report, 2019
Recorded Forest Area Area (sq.km.)
Reserved area 61,886 (65.36%)
Protected area 31,098 (32.84%)
Unclassified area 1,705 (1.80%)
Total 94,689

District wise Forest Cover of Madhya Pradesh (ISFR-2019)
On the basis of percentage of geographical area Highest Balaghat (53.44%), Sheopur (52.38%), Umaria (49.62%), Mandla (44.44%)
Lowest Ujjain (0.59%), Shajapur (1.02%), Ratlam (1.23%), Bhind (2.39%)
Area-wise (in sq. km) Highest Balaghat (4932.06), Chhindwara (4588.01), Betul (3663.70), Sheopur (3460)
Lowest Ujjain (36.22), Ratlam (59.85), Shajapur (63.35), Bhind (106.75)

Protected Area for Specific Animals/Birds
Animals/Birds Area Location
Alligator/Crocodile Chambal National Sanctuary Morena
Son River Sanctuary Sidhi
Ken River Sanctuary Chhatarpur
Asian paradise flycatcher (State Bird) Sailana Sanctuary Ratlam
Lesser florican Bird Sailana Sanctuary Ratlam
Sardarpur Sanctuary Dhar
Great Indian Bustard Ghatigaon Sanctuary Gwalior
Karera Sanctuary Shivpuri
Asiatic Lion Kuno Palpur Sanctuary (Kuno National Park) Sheopur

National Parks and Sanctuaries included in Project Tiger
National Park / Sanctuary District Year
Kanha kisli Mandala–Balaghat 1973–74
Pench Seoni–chhindwara 1992–93
Bandhavgarh Umariya 1993–94
Panna Panna–Chhatarpur 1993–94
Satpura Hoshangabad 1999–2000
Sanjay Dubari Sidhi 2008–09
Ratapani Raisen–Sehore 2013 (in some sources 2012)

Biosphere Reserve area of ​​Madhya Pradesh 
Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve Pachmarhi, Hoshangabad (March 1999)
Achanakmar – Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve Amarkantak, Anuppur (March 2005)
Panna Biosphere Reserve Panna (August 2011)

National Park of Madhya Pradesh 
Name Districts Area (Square Kms.) Established
Kanha–Kisli Mandala–Balaghat 940 1955
Madhav Shivpuri 354.61 1958
Bandhavgarh Umariya 448.842 1968
Panna Panna and Chhatarpur 576 1975
Sanjay Sidhi 467 1975
Satpura Hoshangabad 524 1981
Pench Seoni–chhindwara 293 1983
Ghughua/ Ghughua fossil (fossil) Dindori 0.270 1983
Van Vihar Bhopal 4.43 1983
Dinosaur fossil Dhar 0.8974 2010
Kuno Sheopur 404 2018

Major Sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh
Name District Major Wild Animal
Narsinghgarh Rajgarh Peacock, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Wild Boar
Gandhisagar Mandsaur/Neemuch Nilgai, Leopard, Chital, Chinkara, Waterfowl
Bori Hoshangabad Lion, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Gaur, Deer, Wild Boar
Pachmarhi Hoshangabad Lion, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Gaur, Nilgai, Deer, Chinkara
Dubari (Sanjay) Sidhi Lion, Leopard, Chital, Nilgai, Sambar, Chinkara
Ratapani Raisen/Sehore Lion, Sambar, Leopard, Chital, Nilgai, Langur
Singhori Raisen Leopard, Lion, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai
Nauradehi (Largest) Sagar Lion, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Gaur, Nilgai, Wild Dog
Pench (Mogali) Seoni Lion, Black antelope, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Gaur
Chambal Muraina Alligator, Crocodile, Turtle, Beaver, Dolphin
Ken (Ghadiyal) Chhatarpur/Panna Alligator, Crocodile
Son (Ghadiyal) Sidhi Alligator, Crocodile, Tortoise, Migratory Birds
Karaira Shivpuri Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Golden bird
Ghatigaon Gwalior Chinkara, Sambar, Nilgai, Golden bird
Bagdara Sidhi Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai
Pen Mandala Lion, Leopard, Chital, Sambar
Panpatha Umaria / Shahdol Lion, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Chausinga, Deer
Sardarpur Dhar Kharmor Bird
Sailana Ratlam Kharmor Bird, Dudhraj
Gangau Panna/Chhatarpur Leopard, Wild Boar, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara
Ralamandal (Smallest) Indore Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Gaur, Bear
Veerangana Durgavati Damoh Sambar, Nilgai, Krishna Deer, Chital
Orchha Niwari/Tikamgarh Chital, Nilgai, Peacock
Khivni Dewas/Sehore Chital, Sambar, Chausinga

Industry/Minerals/Energy

  • Detroit of India – Pithampur (Dhar)
  • India's first optical fiber factory – Mandideep (Raisen)
  • Asia's largest soybean plant – Ujjain
  • India's first National Soybean Research Center – Indore
  • India's first Gemstone Refining Center – Jabalpur
  • State's first special economic zone – Indore
  • Industrially developed districts of the state – Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur
  • State Mega Food Parks – Khargone and Dewas
  • Largest center of automobile industry in the state – Pithampur (Dhar)
  • The only watch factory in the state – Betul
  • The only umbrella industry in the state – Mhow (Indore)
  • Auto Cluster in the State – Pithampur (Dhar)
  • Dry port in the state – Mangaliya (Indore)
  • Industrial Health Laboratory in the State – Indore
  • State's first data center park (proposed) – Indore
  • Nail and wire making factory in the state – Vidisha
  • State's largest coal deposit area – Sohagpur
  • State's first nuclear power station – Chutka village (Mandla)
  • Establishment of state's first wind power farm – Dhar
  • World's largest floating solar plant (proposed) – Omkareshwar
  • The state to establish the first electricity board in the country – Madhya Pradesh
  • Bio Energy Park – Rewa
  • Copper mines in the state – Malanjkhand
  • Diamond mines in the state – Panna
  • National Power Training Institute (Proposed) – Shivpuri
  • State Mining Corporation Headquarters – Bhopal
  • State Mineral Corporation Headquarters – Bhopal
  • Energy Development Corporation Headquarters – Bhopal
  • Uranium reserves in the state – Shahdol
  • Highest graphite reserves in the state – Betul
  • Energy Capital of India – Singrauli
S.No. Industrial Center Area
1. Pithampur Dhar
2. Meghnagar Jhabua
3. Pilukhedi Rajgarh
4. Puraina Panna
5. Malanpur–Ghirongi Bhind
6. Maneri Mandala

Important Industries Established in Madhya Pradesh
Industry/Factory Place
Watch factory Betul
Marble carving center Jabalpur, Chhatapur
Diamond factory Panna
Biscuit factory Gwalior
Lac factory Umariya
PVC pipe factory Satna
Vegetable oil unit Shajapur
Sulfuric acid plant Nagda
Soybean plant Ujjain
Electronic complex Indore
Match industry Gwalior
Asbestos cement factory Kaimur
Embroidery industry Bhopal
Leather complex Devas
Leather toy Indore
Stainless Steel Complex Sagar
Metal sculpture industry Hoshangabad
Agriculture Complex Chhindwara

Central Public Sector Industries
Establishment Location Year Description
Government Ordnance Ordnance Manufacturing) factory Khamariya (Jabalpur) 1942 War equipment
Gun Carriage factory Jabalpur 1943-44 War equipment
Telecom factory Jabalpur 1943-44 Telephone and telegraph equipment
Security Paper Mills Hoshangabad 1967-68 Banknote printing paper
Heavy Vehicle (Heavy Vehicle) factory Jabalpur 1969 Defensive and Heavy Commercial Vehicles
Currency printing press Devas 1974 Paper currency
Gray iron foundry Jabalpur 1972 Raw iron
Hindustan Copper Project (Malaj–Khand) Balaghat 1982 Copper production center
Burhanpur Tapti Mills Burhanpur 1906-07 Cotton fabric and yarn
The New Bhopal Tactile Ltd. Bhopal 1938-39 Cotton fabric and yarn
Indore Malwa United Mills Indore 1907-08 Cotton fabric and yarn
National Newsprint & Paper Nepanagar (Burhanpur) 1959-60 Newsprint
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. Bhopal 1964 Switchgear, Control, Gear Transformer, Turbine, Traction

Park/Industrial Complex Location
Spice Park Chhindwara
Biotechnology Park Depalpur (Indore)
Data Center Park (Proposed) Indore
Country's second women's park (proposed) Indore
Biotechnology Park (Proposed) Indore
Export Fertilizer Industrial Park Dewas
Eco Tourism Park Reva
Bio Energy Park Reva
First archaeological park Sangrampur (Damoh)
Central Food Park (at 7 locations) Mandsaur, Khargone, Dewas, Mandla, Hoshangabad, Chhindwara and Bhind
First IT park Bhopal
Plastic park Tamot (Raisen)
Gems & Jewellery Park Indore
Electronics Complex Indore
Leather Complex Dewas
Agro Complex Chhindwara
Stainless Steel Complex Sagar

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