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