About Jabalpur – Messyduniya

About Jabalpur

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Temples & Religious Places

⦁ Paat Baba Temple
Address: MP SH 22, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001
Located on a hill top, it’s quite magnificent in winters.

⦁ Kachnar City Temple
Address: Yashwar Nagar, Kanchan Vihar, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482002
Phone: 080858 18157
The Kachnar City is well known for the tourist attraction and religious destination for the locals and the people from abroad because of the tallest statue of Lord Shiva which was build in the year 2004 and was made available for the public from 15 February, 2006.
The statue measured around 76 feet tall equivalent to 23 meters, build under the open-sky on the cavern which have the replicas of lingam (Shiva Lingam) called the “Jyotirlinga”. There are about 12 Jyotirlinga in the caverns on which the Lord Shiva’s idol is build. These 12 Lingam has been collected from various shrines of Lord Shiva throughout the country.

⦁ Baglamukhi mandir
Awadhpuri, Marhatal, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482002
Dedicated to Goddess Baglamukhi, this temple is a well known spot to visit by the devotees.
Baglamukhi mata is one of the ten great wisdom goddesses in Hinduism.

⦁ Hanuman Baag Mandir
Address: 1561, Rani Durga wati Ward Choti, Bajariya Garha, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482002
Phone: 094249 83141
As per the Ramayan, after fourteen years of exile, Shri Ram was crowed as King of Ayodhya. This scene is narrated as “Ram Darbar” here in this temple, it is beautifully sculptured like the real Ram Darbar in Ayodhya.
Shri Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm by all devotees. On Ram Navami , a Shahi Rath Yatra starts from this temple to different areas of the city. Hanuman Jayanti Mahostav is celebrated here for three days every year.


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Crops

The city is surrounded by low, rocky, barren hillocks. Its primary reservoirs (Khandari and Pariyat) are northeast of the city, and water is also drawn from the Narmada River by the public-health department.

The main crops grown in the region are wheat, rice, pulses, oilseeds, and maize. Bargi Dam, on the Narmada, is used for irrigation, water and power generation. Jabalpur is surrounded by sacred river the Narmada and several lakes and water tanks. The area is rich in limestone, refractory clay, bauxite, iron ore, manganese and other deposits, and there is some mineral-related industry in the area.

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Offices & Industries

⦁ Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ)
⦁ Garments
⦁ IT industry
⦁ Education and Consultancy
⦁ Electrical goods
⦁ Limestone products
⦁ Building materials
⦁ Glassware
⦁ Telephone parts

⦁ Furniture
⦁ Foodstuffs
⦁ Steel Structures
⦁ Cement Industries
⦁ Tobacco products
⦁ Industrial Safety Goods
⦁ Mechanical Engineering

Defence Organisations
In addition to the ordnance factories, army formations and organisations include HQ Madhya Bharat Area, the Jammu & Kashmir Rifles Regimental Centre, the Grenadiers Regimental Centre, 1 Signal Training Centre, College of Material Management, Central Ordnance Depot, 506 Army Base Workshop, Military Hospital, HQ Chief Engineer Jabalpur Zone, Military Dairy Farm and HQ Recruiting Zone. Civilian organisations which are part of the Ministry of Defence are the Cantonment Board, Controller of Defence Accounts, Defence Standardisation Cell and the Canteen Stores Department.


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Schools

Schools
⦁ Christ Church Boys’ Senios Secondary School
Address: Sleeman Road, North Civil Lines, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001
Phone: 076126 23182

⦁ St. Joseph’s Convent Girls’ Senior Secondary School
Address: Central Ordinance Depot Area, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001
⦁ Christ Church Girls’ Senior Secondary School
Address: North Civil Lines, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001
Phone: 076126 23289

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Colleges

⦁ Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya
Address: Saraswati Vihar, Pachpedi, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001
Phone: 076126 00568
It’s is a government university named after Rani Durgavati.The UGC-Academic Staff College (Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Bhawan) is one of the best in the country.

It has so far conducted 73 orientation programmes and 195 refresher courses. Over 7600 teachers have been benefited by these courses.

⦁ Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya
Address: Krishinagar, Adhartal, Jabalpur, 482004
Phone: 076126 81236
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, is a public university specializing in the field of agriculture. It is recognized and accredited by University Grants Commission (UGC) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
The university has the following departments-
⦁ Department of Agricultural Structure and Environmental Engineering
⦁ Department of Applied Physics and Agriculture Meteorology
⦁ Department of Farm Machinery and Power
⦁ Department of Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering
⦁ Department of Soil and Water Engineering
⦁ Instrument Development and Service Centre
⦁ Jabalpur Engineering College
Address: Gokalpur, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482011
It is the oldest engineering institution of India. It is also the first institute of India to have started Electronics & Telecommunications engineering education in the country and the last educational institution set up by the British in India. The institute offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering and applied sciences. The university has also started new courses in engineering, management, design, architecture, town planning, pharmacy, cyber and business laws.

⦁ Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing(IIITDM)
Address: Dumna Airport Road, Dumna, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482005
Phone: 076126 32273
The institute also focuses on proficient R&D skills through the efficient use of technology. The institute carries out active research in the fields of Innovative Design and Manufacturing (Embedded System Design, Design of Control Systems, VLSI, CAD/CAM, Design of Smart Structures, MEMS, Intelligent Product Design, Design of Energy Systems); Graphics, Vision and Image Processing (Computer Graphics, Image Processing, Geometric Modelling, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Bio metrics, Simulation, Computer Animation); Advanced Manufacturing (Rapid Prototyping, Micro Nano Fabrication, Manufacturing Culture) ; Data and Knowledge Engineering (Computational Linguistics, Data Engineering, Computational Linguistics, Data Engineering, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Parallel Algorithms, Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering), Wireless Networks (Wireless Sensor Networks, Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, and IoT), and Bio medical Signal Processing. The Institute carries out research in the form of thesis pursued by its postgraduate students in these areas along with sponsored projects carried out by faculty members in some of these areas.


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Festivals

The Navratri and Dusshera festivals are celebrated by residents and visitors from throughout the state. Holi, Makar Sankranti, Diwali, Christmas, Muharram, Dussehra, Bhai Dooj, Doorga Puja, Ganesh Utsav are also celebrated joyously.

Places Around

⦁ Dhuandhar Falls
The Dhuandhar Falls are located on Narmada River in Bhedaghat and are 30 meters high. The Narmada River, making its way through the world-famous Marble Rocks, narrows down and then plunges in a waterfall known as Dhuandhaar.

The plunge, which creates a bouncing mass of mist, is so powerful that its roar is heard from a far distance.

The best time to visit Dhuandhar falls is during in Sharad Purnima, when Narmada Mahotsava get celebrated. The white marbles appears spectacular when the moon light falls on it and give it a silver appearance. Once in Dhuandhar don’t forget to have a pleasure on boat ride in the valley of white marble which appears yellow during sunsets .

⦁ Gwarighat
The best place for religious people. The most special thing about Gwarighar is that a Narmada Aarti is conducted here which attracts devotees from all over the city.

⦁ Balancing Rock
The Balancing Rock formations of Jabalpur, which are basically eroded volcanic rock formations have also survived earthquakes of magnitude up to 6.5 on Richter scale. It is believed by the local people that nothing can disrupt the balance of these rocks.

⦁ Rani Durgavati Museum
Housed in magnificent two-storied building, Rani Durgavati Memorial and Museum is one of those places in town which should be there in your not to miss attractions mineralogy list of Jabalpur. Dedicated to the famous Queen Durgavati, who is synonymous with self-sacrifice and martyrdom, the museum was constructed in the year 1964. Here you will find an impressive and rare collection of inscriptions, prehistoric relics and exquisite 10th centuries sculptures. Also, there is a separate section dedicated to Mahatama Gandhi at Rani Durgavati Memorial and Museum where you can take a look at some of his letters and pictures.


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Transportation
Rail

Jabalpur Junction railway station, headquarters of the West Central Railway, has direct service to Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata,

Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Nagpur, Surat, Pune, Patna, Ludhiana, Jammu, Vasco-Da Gama, Amravati, Coimbatore, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi, Kanpur, Vadodara, Bhubhaneshwar, Lucknow, Puri, Allahabad, Nasik, Rajkot, Guwahati, Ambikapur, Bilaspur, TataNagar & Raipur.
In addition to the Jabalpur Main Station, the city’s Madan Mahal Station serves inner-city passengers and the Kachhpura goods shed transports heavy freight and iron ore to port cities. A Jabalpur metro rail project is proposed for the metropolitan area.

Air

The 310-acre (130 ha) Jabalpur Airport (JLR), also known as Dumna Airport, is about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the city centre and flight services are provided by Air India and SpiceJet. Daily service is available to New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhopal. The Spice Jet offers daily service to Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi, whereas Air India offers services to New Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bhopal. Zoom Airlines offers services to Kolkata. Jabalpur serves visitors to Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Pench National Park, Khajuraho and Bhedaghat.

Local Transport

For trvaelling within the city limits, auto rickshaws are available, aslo hand/cycle drawn rickshaws.
Major Roads
Jabalpur is connected by road to Varanasi, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jaipur, Raipur, Allahabad, Hyderabad, Bilaspur and Bangalore. India’s longest national highway, National Highway 7, runs through the city and National Highway 12 to Jaipur originates in Jabalpur. Many roads are being upgraded to four-lane highways. Bus service is available to cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, with direct service to Indore, Nagpur, Bhopal, Varanasi, Raipur, Amravati, Chandrapur and Allahabad.


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Facts

⦁ The famous game of Snooker was first played in Jabalpur in British officers mess in 1875.
⦁ Gun carriage factory and vehicle factory are two prominent (ammunition,military equipments) making factories of India present in Jabalpur.

⦁ The preamble-page, along with other pages of the original Constitution of India, was designed and decorated solely by renowned painter Beohar Rammanohar Sinha of Jabalpur.
⦁ The Swaraj movement was begun under the direction of Lokmanya Tilak in Jabalpur.
⦁ The High Court is also built here which is the pride of the city.

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Important Contacts Nos.
Ambulance

⦁ KGN Apex Ambulance Service
Address: 356, Nehru Nagar Colony, Tripuri Ward, Nehru Nagar, Jabalpur – 482004, Medical College, Opposite APEX Hospital
Phone: +(91) 9300108108, 9300005555

⦁ Yash Ambulance Services
Address: Home Science College Road, Madan Mahal, Jabalpur – 482001, Ashish Hospital, Near Madan Mahal Station
Phone: 9301111444, 930351333

⦁ Life Line Ambulance
Address: Station road, Jabalpur City, Jabalpur – 482002, Opposite City Hospital, Nagrath Chowk
Phone: 9300100500, 9630010500

Police- 100

Phone: 0761-2676111, 0761-2676222
Fax: 0761-2676222
We Care For You(Women’s Helpline) 0761-3262766/3262767/1091
Fire Brigade- 101


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