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About Narsinghpur:

Narsinghpur district is situated in the central part of Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh is located in the Central part of India. Narsinghpur district holds a special importance being located in the Country.It attracts special attention because of its natural situation as well. On the Northern ends Vindhyachal on the southern ends through out the lengths are Satpura ranges of Mountains. In the Northern part river Narmada flows from East to West. Which is a sacred as holy as river Ganga.Narsinghpur district has received many natural gifts as Narmada Kachhar .In the ancient period, this area was ruled by many Rajvansh including great historical worrier Rani Durgawati which was refured by various names in that period. In the Eighteenth Century Jat Sardars got constructed a large Temple, in which Idol of Lord Narsimha placed worshiped so in the name of Lord Narsimha the village. Gadariya Kheda become " Narsinghpur" later on it become headquarter of the district


 

Location:

Narsinghpur district is situated in the central part of Madhya Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh is located in the Central part of India. Latitude 22º.45 North 23º.15 North, longitude 78º.38 East 79º.38 East, Area 5125.55 sq Km, 359.8 meters above the sea. Narsinghpur district holds a special importance being located in the Country.It attracts special attention because of its natural situation as well. On the Northern ends Vindhyachal & on the southern ends through out the lengths are Satpura ranges of Mountains. In the Northern part river Narmada flows from East to West. Which is a sacred as holy as river Ganga.



 

Historical Background:

Narsinghpur district is having many historical Rocks, which are being revered, from time to time during various archeological surveys. According to Gazetteer published by the district in the district of Narsinghpur, about 10 K.M. away from Gadarwara , village called 'Bhatra' certain "Fossil of animals " & apparatus mode of said stones are found during various surveys.During other surveys various ancients monuments & remnant are also found at Devakachhar, Dhubghat, Kumadi, Ratikarar & Bramhanghat. Surtain Caves of rocks showing architecture of ancient times are also found at a village called Bijori which is associated with the ancient periods of this district as well as during various service conducted on the banks of river Narmada between BRAMHANGHAT & JHANSIGHAT various "Fossil of animals " & ancients tools are also found showing the Historical & ancient periods of this area. According to historical portraits discovered in this area also beings reaction win periods of Ramayan & Mahabharat. According to reference, Barman -ghat is the place where Lord Bramha had done a Yagya on the sacred banks of river Narmada.

Bilthari gram of block Chanwarpatha is previously known as BALISTHALI. This place was known as King Bali’s place.

According to puranas during the Mahabharat period, the Pandavs of Satdhara near Barman- ghat, river Narmada's water flow tied up in a single night. It is said that Pandvas had spend some period of their exile at this place, which is confirmed by places like Bhim Kund & Arjun Kund. A Cave near Sankalghat was also associated with Lord Adi Guru Shankracharya's place of meditations & studies.



 

Narsinghpur Geography:

Narsinghpur district is situated in the central part of Madhya Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh is located in the Central part of India. Narsinghpur district holds a special importance being located in the Country.It attracts special attention because of its natural situation as well. On the Northern ends Vindhyachal & on the southern ends through out the lengths are Satpura ranges of Mountains. In the Northern part river Narmada flows from East to West. Which is a sacred as holy as river Ganga.Narsinghpur district has received many natural gifts as Narmada Kachhar .In the ancient period, this area was ruled by many Rajvansh including great historical worrier Rani Durgawati which was refured by various names in that period. In the Eighteenth Century Jat Sardars got constructed a large Temple, in which Idol of Lord Narsimha placed & worshiped & so in the name of Lord Narsimha the village. Gadariya Kheda become " Narsinghpur" & later on it become headquarter of the district.



 

Agriculture:

In Narsinghpur is a district, which is well known for its fertile land, it is said to be the most fertile land all over Asia. Black soil suited for any kind of cultivation blessed with adequate irrigation facilities.District is famous for its rich agricultural production. Being situated at upper part of Narmada Valley, which is much important for agriculture. District's production of grains is more than the actual requirement. For agriculture both old and new techniques are equally in practice. In old equipments there are Ploughs, Bullock Carts, Bakhar, Hnasiya Various types of knives and khurpi etc. In new methods or techniques Thrashers, Tractors, Harvesters, electric pumps, sprinklers etc. Along with these better quality seeds and best quality pesticides are used

Crops:
Mainly crops are cultivated in two seasons namely Rabi and Kharif. This is based on the climate and the conditions prevails in the district by the time.
:-Rabi crop cultivated in Oct-Nov and cutting in April- May , major rabi crops are Wheat, Pulses, Peas, Alsi, Masoor etc.
:-Kharif farming period is June-July and cutting in Oct. Major Kharif crops are Paddy, Jowar, Bajara, Makka, Kondo Kutki etc.

Districts Major commercial crops are Soyabean and Sugarcane, which is produced in large quantity and major source of earning. Narsinghpur is the largest producer of Soya bean in the Madhya Pradesh. Soya bean is used for oil extraction and Sugarcane for sugar and Gur.

Soil:

District has got rich black soil which is most fertile and heavy and useful for farming. Black Domat soil, smooth soil, rocky soil, and sandy soils are there in which wheat, grams and all type of pulses has been mainly produced. Kalmetahar area of the district is one of the most fertile land of Asia. Here wheat and gulabi grams are the major crops which is produced in large quantity. Gadarwara is very famous for tuwar (Arhar) pulses mainly. At district level agricultural farms, soil experiment laboratories are there. where farmers get pesticides, best quality seeds, fertilizers and most important technical guidence.

Irrigation:

Major sources for irrigation are wells, ponds, rivers, canals and tubewells. Mainly irrigation has done by tubewells.

KRISHI UPAJ MANDI DETAILS
S.No. KRISHI UPAJ MANDI PHONE NUMBER
1 Narsinghpur 230223
2 Gotegaon 222040
3 Kareli 220010
4 Gadarwada 224757
5 Tendukheda 272317


 

Forest Treasure:

In district 26.55% area is covered by the forests whish is of mixed kind. It is of Herbs , Sherbs and scurbs .Hilly area of Satpura and Vindhyachal there are trees of Teak, Saal, Bamboo, saj and in planes are full of Mahuwa, mangoes, khairi, Achar, Karonda, Harr, Baheda.

Teak forests found everywhere means it is very densly found all over the district. Dry wood from the forests is used in many domestic purposes and used for building construction and furniture making. In the District Tobacco leaves collection done in large scale. and season for tabacco collection is May-June. From Tobacco leaves usually Bidies were made. In rural areas private contractors do the mahuwa collection which is used for preparing local wine.

From the forests we get Amala, Chironji, Harr, Baheda, Gum and herbs which is used for medicinal purposes. Distirct has got plenty of mango trees and having ample production. In the deep forests there are tigers, beers, monkeys, rabbits, pigs, deer, foxes, neelgay and panther


 

Minerals:

In the district Soap stone, dolomite, fireclay, limestone found exccesively apart from this building onstructions stone is also found near village Gontitoriya. Fireclay found mainly in Kanharpani,Bachai,Heengpani and Hiranpur hills. From various hilly areas we found Murram, crashed stones and from rivers sand which is used for construction purpose. Cement manufatured from limestone, cement pipes are prepared from cement. In village Chichali metal called peetal combination of copper and zinc utensils prepared. Chichali is very famous for these items.


 

Industry:

Narsinghpur being an agricultural land huge industries are rare, also most of the industrial institutions are agriucultural oriented. Industries includes agricultural equipments, iron items and Tendukheda and Dangidhana is well known for these industries.
GUR/SUGAR FROM SUGARCANE:
In many places Gur has been prepared from sugarcane all over the distirct. Kareli is very famous for Gur Mandi. In Narsinghpur and Gadarwara there are sugar mills.
BEEDI INDUSTRY:
This work mainly done in Narsinghpur,Gadarwara, Gotegaon.
DAAL MILLS:
Tuwar(arhar) pulses prepared mainly at Narsinghpur and Gadarwara.
OIL MILLS:
There are many oilmills in the distirct where Soya bean, Groundnut and Tilli oil extracted.


Apart from the above mentioned there are so many industries which includes Cement pipes, paper mills, plastic and rubber industry, leather goods manufacturing, earthen utensils and pots, poultry farms, goats farming, fish farming are the other works which is also done in many places of the district.


 

Climate:

In the district climate is very pleasent except in summers. Except South West Mansoon rest of the year waves moves slowly. District's usual minimum temperature rests around 25-26 degree Celcius and maximum temperature rises upto 45-46 degree Celcius. May is the hottest month of the year. It is very excessive hot during summer and in the end of this season dustful storms come. When Mansoon reaches mercury goes very down. District's 90% rainfall observed in mansoon months only i.e. June to September. An average rainfall is of 60 days and measuring approximately 40 Inches. During December-January it is very cold and average temperature during day time is around 9 degree Celcius. Sometimes cold waves also occurs and heavy fog also observed.

PERIOD SEASON MINIMUM ° C MAXIMUM° C
Mar-June Summer 9.4 45.4
July-oct Rainy 13.2 39.0
Nov-Feb Winter 3.2 35.4
 
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