Singrauli region, 220 km from Varanasi, constitutes the eastern part of Sidhi District in Madhya Pradesh. This north-central part of India includes parts of the two states, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. It covers the townships of Waidhan, Morwa, Anpara, Renukoot, Shaktinagar and Jayant.

The place was earlier known as Shringavali, after the sage Shringi. It was once used as an open air prison by the kings of Rewa State who ruled here till independence in 1947.

Developing as India’s energy capital, this industrial and commercial area houses five large scale power stations, an aluminum smelting plant and a chemical factory. Also medium and budget hotels provide comfortable stay. Gobind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam is a major attraction. There are parks, waterfalls and prehistoric caves.

Singrauli township of NCL (Northern Coalfields Limited) is located at about 50 km from Renukoot Railway Station and about 4 km from Singrauli railway station. It is well-connected by all weather road from Varanasi (200 km) and from Jabalpur (350 km). At Varanasi is the nearest airport.

Updated on 22nd June, 2005
District: Sidhi

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