Madhya Pradesh GK a brief overview

Share On Your Social Media

Madhya Pradesh GK a brief overview
Madhya Pradesh GK a brief overview

Hello Friends, Check out theMadhya Pradesh GK a brief overview, Here we include a quick overview about Madhya Pradesh like its  Rivers, Dams, Festivals, GI tagged Products,  Current Chief Ministers & Governors, protected areas of  Madhya Pradesh and State Symbols. Later we will be covered each of this points in details.

 Madhya Pradesh  Static GK a brief overview

❖ History
◗ The present-day Madhya Pradesh state came into existence on 1 November 1956 following the reorganization of states. It was created by merging the erstwhile Madhya Pradesh (without the Marathi speaking areas, which were merged with Bombay state), Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh and Bhopal states.

• State Hood Day ➞ 1 November

◘ Meaning of Madhya Pradesh
• Madhya Pradesh means Central territory.
•  Madhya meaning = ‘central’ and
• Pradesh meaning = ‘province or territory’

• Capital ➞ Bhopal
• Largest City ➞ Indore

• Area ➞ 308245 Km^2
♦ Madhya Pradesh is the second largest Indian state by area and the fifth largest state by population with over 72 million residents.

• Chief Minister ➞ Shivraj Singh Chouhan (BJP)
• Governor ➞ Mangubhai C. Patel

• Official Language ➞ Hindi

❖ Symbols of Madhya Pradesh
• State Song ➞ Mera Madhya Pradesh
• State Dance ➞ Maanch
• State Fruit ➞ Mango

• State Mammal ➞ Swamp deer
• State Bird ➞ Indian Paradise
• State Fish ➞ Mahseer
• State Flower ➞ Palash
• State Tree ➞ Banyantree

• Anthem: “Mera Madhya Pradesh” (“My Madhya Pradesh”)

❖ Border States
• Uttar Pradesh
• Chhattisgarh
• Maharashtra
• Gujarat
• Rajasthan

❖ Important Nick Names
• Khajuraho: Pilgrimage of Art
• Bhopal: City Of Lakes
• Indore: Cleanest City Of Asia | Mini Mumbai
• Mundi: Power Hub City
• Sagar: Heart Of Undivided India
• Shivni: Lucknow of Madhya Pradesh
• Ujjain: City Of Temples and Idols
• Jabbalpur: Marble City
• Katni: Limestone City
• Balaghat: Manganese City
• Mandu: City of Joy

✪ Lok Sabha:29 seats
✪ Rajya Sabha: 11 seats
✪ Density: 240/ km2
✪ Sex Ratio: 931 /1000
✪ Literacy Rate: 70.6%

Madhya Pradesh GK a brief overview
Madhya Pradesh GK a brief overview

★ Geographical Indications tagged Products
• Chanderi Sarees
• Leather Toys of Indore
• Bagh Prints of Madhya Pradesh
• Bell Metal Ware of Datia and Tikamgarh
• Maheshwar Sarees & Fabrics
• Bell Metal Ware of Datia and Tikamgarh (Logo)
• Leather Toys of Indore (Logo)
• Ratlami Sev
• Bagh Prints of Madhya Pradesh (Logo )
• Jhabua Kadaknath Black Chicken Meat

❖ Major Tribal Communities
• Baigas, Bhils, Bharia, Birhors, Gonds, Katkari, kharia, Khond, Kol, Murias, Korku, Mawasi, Pardhan, Sahariya.

➲ High Court ➞ Madhya Pradesh High Court, Jabalpur
➲ Chief Justice ➞ Ravi Malimath

❖ Famous Festivals of Madhya Pradesh with region
• Lokrang Festival (Bhopal)
• Akhil Bhartiya Kalidas Samaroh (Ujjain)
• Khajuraho Festival (Khajuraho)
• Bhagoria Haat Festival (West Nimar(Khargon) and Jhabua)
• Ujjain Kumbh Mela (Ujjain)
• Malwa Utsav (Indore & Ujjain)
• Nagaji Fair (Murena)
• Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival (Sanchi)
• Bundeli Utsav (Chhatarpur)

❖ Folk Dance of Madhya Pradesh
• Girda dance (Performed when the rabi crops are in bloom)
• Matki Dance (performed in the Malwa region)
• Phulpati dance (performed by semi-rural, unmarried women)
• Tertali (ritual dance performed by the Kamar tribe)

❖ Ramsar Wetland in Madhya Pradesh
• Bhoj Wetlands

❖ National Park (NP) of Madhya Pradesh
• Bandhavgarh
• Dinosaur Fossils
• Fossil
• Pench
• Kanha
• Kuno
• Madhav
• Panna
• Sanjay
• Satpura
• Van Vihar

❖ Tiger Reserves of Madhya Pradesh
• Kanha tiger reserve (1973–74)
• Pench tiger reserve(1992–93)
• Bandhavgarh tiger reserve (1993–94)
• Dampa tiger reserve (1994–95)
• Pench tiger reserve (1998–99) [Shared with Maharahtra]
• Satpura tiger reserve (1999–2000)
• Sanjay tiger reserve (2008–09)

❖ Wildlife Sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh
• Bori Wildlife Sanctuary, 1977
• Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary, 1974
• Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, 1975
• National Chambal Sanctuary, 1979
• Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary, 1981
• Karera Wildlife Sanctuary, 1981
• Ken Gharial Sanctuary, 1981
• Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary, 1989
• Kheoni Sanctuary
• Narsinghgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Bagdara Wildlife Sanctuary
• Orcha Wildlife Sanctuary
• Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary
• Phen Wildlife Sanctuary
• Sailana Wildlife Sanctuary
• Sardarpur Wildlife Sanctuary
• Singhori Wildlife Sanctuary
• Son Gharial Sanctuary
• Veerangana Durgavati Wildlife Sanctuary, 1996
• Pachmarhi wildlife Sanctuary
• kuno wildlife sanctuary
• Ratapani Wildlife sanctuary
• snajay-dubri wildlife sanctuary
• Gangau wildlife saanctuary

❖ World Heritage Sites of Madhya Pradesh
• Khajuraho Group of Monuments
• Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
• Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

❖ Biosphere Reserves of Madhya Pradesh
• Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
• Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve [Shared with Chhattisgarh]
• Panna Biosphere Reserve

❖ Key Industries of Madhya Pradesh
• Textile manufacturing
• Automobiles
• Food processing
• Engineering
• Agriculture equipment manufacturing.

❖ Major Rivers of  Madhya Pradesh
• Chambal
• Betwa
• Shipra
• Kewai
• Mahi
• Ken
• Narmada
• Tapi
• Kali Sindh
• Tawa
• Wainganga
• Son

❖  Important Dams in Madhya Pradesh
• Bansagar Dam (Sone River)
• Bargi Dam (Narmada River)
• Gandhi Sagar Dam (Chambal River)
• Indirasagar Dam (Narmada River)
• Omkareswar Dam (Narmada River)
• Madikeda Dam (Sindh River)
• Rajghat Dam (Betwa River)
• Kerwa Dam

Important Hills of Madhya Pradesh
• Pachmarhi Hill: Queen of The Satpuras
• Mandu Hill: Known For Architectural Beauty
• Shivpuri Hill: To Embrace The Calm
• Omkareshwar Hill: A Sacred Hill Station
• Amarkantak Hill: Known For Greenery
• Tamiya Hill

❖ Thermal Power Plants in Madhya Pradesh
• Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station (Singrauli)
• Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project (Singrauli)
• Sant Singaji Thermal Power Plant (khandwa)
• Dada Dhuniwale Thermal Power Plant (khandwa)
• Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Station (Umaria)
•Satpura Thermal Power Station (Betul)
• Amarkantak Thermal Power Station (Anuppur)

❖ Hydroelectric Power Plants in Madhya Pradesh
• Indira Sagar Hydroeectric Power Plant (Khadwa)
• Omkareshwar Hydroeectric Power Plant(Khandwa)
• Bansagar Dam Hydroeectric Power Plant
• Bargi Dam Hydroeectric Power Plant
• Madikheda Dam Hydroeectric Power Plant

❖ Solar Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh
◘ Total Capacity – 2,463.22 MW (as of 31 March 2021)
• Rewa Ultra Mega Solar power plant (Asia’s largest solar power plant)
• Mandsaur Solar Farm
• Welspun Solar MP project
• Tata Power Solar Systems (TPS), Rajgarh
• Kadodiya Solar Park

 


Also Read 

A  brief overview of Jammu & Kashmir (Jammu & Kashmir GK)

A  brief overview of Karnataka (Karnataka GK)

A  brief overview of Meghalaya (Meghalaya GK) \

A  brief overview of Jharkhand (Jharkhand GK)

A  brief overview of Mizoram (Mizoram GK)


Share On Your Social Media

Leave a comment

Ads Blocker Image Powered by Code Help Pro

Ads Blocker Detected!!!

We have detected that you are using extensions to block ads. Please support us by disabling these ads blocker.

Powered By
CHP Adblock Detector Plugin | Codehelppro