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The State is blessed with abundant natural resources in the form of land, water, minerals & excellent infrastructure viz. electricity, irrigationfacilities, rural connectivity etc.

  • Ten major rivers originate in the State. Annual run off from these rivers within the State is estimated at 81,700 hm, of which around 49,700 hm can be harnessed for irrigation purposes.
  • Irrigation potential for around 37.04 lakh ha has been created, against which the utilization is for around 57% (21.23 lakh ha).
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RAIL NETWORK

Madhya Pradesh has good rail connectivity. The state has number of crisscross rail networks running through the state. Jabalpur Junction is the headquarters for West Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

Rail Divisions in Madhya Pradesh

→ Jabalpur & Bhopal Divisions (West Central Railways)

→ Ratlam Division (Western Railways)

Major Stations

Bhopal, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Gwalior, Ratlam, Indore, Ujjain, Khandwa, Sagar, Katni, Satna, Bina, Vidisha.

ROAD NETWORK

Total no. of Districts Kms
National Highways 4709
State Highways 10859
Major District Roads 19574
Village Roads 24209

A large number of roads are being built on Build- Operate-Transfer basis. Important roads like Lebad-Jaora-Neemuch-Nayagaon are four laned and cities like Bhopal & Indore, Bhopal &Dewas and Indore & Ujjain have been connected through four lane roads. Also understanding the growing needs of capital, four lane bypass is being built for Bhopal on BOT basis. Tourist destinations are connected with good quality roads.

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POWER

  • Power is available in plenty in the State. The total installed capacity of power in the State, as at the end of November 2014 was 13,398 mw. The percentage of villages electrified to total inhabited villages was 85.34 % in March 2014.
  • Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company has 3724.7 MW of power generating capacity comprising 2807.50 MW of thermal and 917.20 MW of hydel power. The state is also having capacity of 2372 MW from Narmada Valley Projects. The state also has share in central power generating stations to supplement its own power generation capacity. It serves over 96 Lakh consumers including about 13.97 Lakh agricultural consumers.

Total installed capacity of power in the State was 13398 MW as on November 2014.

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