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Rewa, Madhya Pradesh

Rewa is located in Madhya Pradesh
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 235,422
 • Official Hindi, Bagheli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 486001 HPO
Telephone code 7662
Vehicle registration MP-17
Website .in.nic.rewawww

Rewa     is a city in the north-eastern part Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is the administrative center of Rewa District and Rewa Division. It is the former capital of the princely state of Rewa and the former state of Vindhya Pradesh. The city lies about 420 kilometres (261 mi) northeast of the state capital Bhopal and 130 kilometres (81 mi) south of the city of Allahabad. Rewa derives its name from another name for the Narmada River. Rewa is connected to Allahabad via NH 27, Sidhi, Satna, Maihar and Varansi via NH-7. Rewa is famous for its harmony and enormous limestone resources.


  • Climate 1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • Institutions 4
  • English Medium Schools 5
  • Hindi Medium School 6
  • Educational University & Institutes 7
    • Undergraduate college 7.1
    • Engineering Colleges 7.2
    • Polytechnic Colleges 7.3
    • Law colleges 7.4
    • Govt. University And Distance education Centre 7.5
    • Medical Colleges 7.6
    • Other 7.7
  • Transportation 8
    • Bus Stand 8.1
  • Media House 9
  • People 10
  • Places to visit 11
  • Industries 12
  • Online Directory & Presence 13
  • References 14
  • External links 15


Rewa has a humid subtropical climate, with cold, misty winters, a hot summer and a humid monsoon season. Summers start in late March and go on till mid-June, the average temperature being around 30 °C (86 °F), with the peak of summer in May, when the highs regularly exceed 40 °C (104 °F). The monsoon starts in late June and ends in late September. These months see about 34 inches (860 mm) of precipitation. The average temperature is around 25 °C (77 °F) and the humidity is quite high. Temperatures rise again up to late October when winter starts, which lasts up to early March. Winters in Rewa are cold and misty with average temperatures around 15 °C (58 °F) and little rain. The winter peaks in January when temperatures may drop close to freezing on some nights. The total annual rainfall is about 980 mm (39 inches).

Climate data for Rewa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 21
Average low °C (°F) 8
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18


As of 2011, Rewa had a population of about 235,422.[1] out of which 121,998 are males and 113,424 are females. Rewa has an average literacy rate of 73.42, male literacy is 83.67%, and female literacy is 62.49%. In Rewa, 14.41% of the population is under 6 years old.[2]


The district derives its name from Rewa town, the district headquarters, which is another name for Narmada river. The district with present boundary came into existence in 1950 after the promulgation of the Provinces and states (Transfer of ENCLAVES) order 1950. Prior to August 1947 the district along with the Raghurajnagar tahsil of the erstwhile Rewa state correspended to the north Rewa district of that state . The territones now included in the district were held by the imperral Maurya dynasty which ruled in the 3rd century B.C. In the advent of the Kalchurls from the 9th to the end of 12th century. The Baghela king driven eastwards by Ulugh Khan, brother of the emperor Alauddin in the 13th century appeared in this Baghela kings till the abdication of the Crown by the last successor of the dynasty, Martand Singh.after the country became independent, the Rewa ruler accede to the Union of India. The present Rewa district came into existence in 1950. The first white tiger was founded on Rewa. Before independence in India was honorable to hurt tiger. Once Rewa King went for hunting, and he found very odd tiger to white color, who was named Mohan. Later Mohan was sent to others to continue his breed and today all white tiger are Mohan's heir. This is what Rewa is much more famous in the entire State. A famous Rewa leader, Shri Nivaas Tiwari, was called White Tiger of Rewa. Authorities has planned now to make a zoo in Rewa for the name of White Tiger which has been under dispute.


Rewa is home to many schools and colleges, including APS University, SIT College & Group of Institutions, Govt. T.R.S.College and the Rewa Engineering College(Previously Government Engineering College), Rewa. It is also home to a Government Medical colleges named as Shyam Shah Medical College. Also crowned with Agricultural College and Veterinary College. Apart from that Kendriya Vidyalaya school (Central School), Sainik School and Navodaya Schools also add to its rich education stream.

English Medium Schools

  • Sacred Heart Convent School, Station Road, Padra, Huzur; Rewa
  • Sainik School, Civil Line, Rewa
  • Jyoti Senior Secondary School, Chuna Bhatta, Rewa
  • Frommans Memorial Higher Secondary School, Rewa
  • E.C.I Higher Secondary School, Arjun Nagar, Rewa
  • Bal Bharti Senior School, Sirmour Chauraha, Rewa
  • Rajhans School, Sirmaur Chauraha, Rewa
  • GYaansthali School, Sirmour Chauraha, Rewa
  • Maharishi Vidya mandir, Kostha, Rewa
  • Central Academy School, Civil Lines, Rewa
  • Gurukul Senior secondary School, chorehta, Rewa
  • G V M Convent School Nehru Nagar Rewa
  • Jay Jyoti School, J. P. Nagar; Rewa
  • Swami Vivekanand Public School Cahnkyapuri Padra
  • Kendriya Vidyalay, College Chauraha; Rewa
  • Saint marry high school anantpur rewa m.p
  • vindhya public school (APSU) road anantpur rewa m.p

Hindi Medium School

  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Nirala Nagar, Rewa
  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Nehru NAgar, Rewa
  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Jail Marg, Rewa
  • Govt School kramank 1,2 Dhoviya Tanki, Rewa
  • Gandhi Adarash High School Ratahara Rewa
  • Model Higher Secondary School,Civil Lines, Rewa
  • Govt. Martand Kramank 1,2,3 Rewa
  • Veena Vadini School Gurh Chauraha, Rewa (Hindi and English Medium)
  • BNP School Jaimarg Rewa (Hindi and English Medium)
  • Gayatri Vidya Mandir H. S. School Nehru Nagar Rewa

₪ gyan jyoti higher sec school gayatri nagar rewa

Educational University & Institutes

Undergraduate college

  • NIC Computer & Information Technology,Rewa
  • sic computer college
  • Vindhyanchal College, Rewa
  • Mangalam College, Rewa
  • Rambai Smrit College, Rewa
  • Shriyout College, Rewa
  • CSS College, Rewa
  • SKTS College, Rewa
  • Arun Tiwari S College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Janeh, Rewa
  • ICVS College, Rewa
  • SGS College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Gurh, Rewa
  • RBS College, Rewa
  • SRP College, Rewa
  • Degree College, Rewa
  • Sudarshan College, Rewa
  • NS College, Rewa
  • Government New Science College, Rewa
  • Government College, Raipur Karchulian, Rewa
  • Government College, Nai Garhi, Rewa
  • Government College, Gurh, Rewa
  • Government Sahid Kedarnath College, Rewa
  • Government Swami Vivekanand College, Rewa
  • Government Model Science Autonomous College, Rewa
  • Government Girls College, Rewa
  • Government TRS Autonomous College, Rewa
  • Shilpi Institute of Engineering and Real estate, Rewa
  • Sir Ramanand Shukla college of Bunk Technology, Rewa
  • Kamlesh Singh Patel Institute of Toilet Design, Rewa
  • Kartikeya Singh school of Moral Studies, Rewa
  • Aafreen Singh Ansari Heart Institute, Rewa
  • Maharana Pratap Mahavidalaya Urrhat Rewa

Engineering Colleges

Polytechnic Colleges

  • Jaypee Polytechnic and Training Centre, JP Nagar, Rewa

Law colleges

  • Government SKN (PG) College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Rewa
  • Swami Neelkanth Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Shri Yut Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Mangalam Law College, Rewa
  • Vidhyan Chal Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • TRS College, Rewa
  • Crime Master Law institute, Rewa

Govt. University And Distance education Centre

Medical Colleges


  • Govt.Veterinary and Animal Husbandary college Rewa
  • Govt.Agriculture college Rewa
  • YPS PG College, Rewa
  • Government Ayurvedic College, Rewa
  • Government Education College, Rewa
  • Tata Shiksha Mahavidyalaya, Rewa


Rewa is connected to Satna through the 50 km Satna-Rewa branch line. Satna falls on the Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. Nearby highways include NH 7, NH 27, and NH 75. The nearest airports are at Khajuraho, Allahabad, Jabalpur and Varanasi. Rewa has an air strip at Churhata, approximately 7 km from the city centre off NH 7. It is connected through Air Connect (small size aircraft) from Bhopal.[3]

Train no. Train Name From To Arrives Departs
11451 Intercity Exp Jabalpur Rewa 21:40 ends
11452 Intercity Exp Rewa Jabalpur starts 06:00
12185 Rewanchal Exp Habibganj Rewa 08:00 ends
12186 Rewanchal Exp Rewa Habibganj starts 20:05
12427 New Delhi Sup E Rewa Anand Vihar TRM starts 16:00
12428 Anvt Rewa Exp Anand Vihar TRM Rewa 11:00 ends
11703 REWA INDB EXP Rewa Indore Jn Bg starts 05:00
11704 REWA EXPRESS Indore Jn Bg Rewa 22:30 ends
51701 JBP REWA PASS Jabalpur Rewa 13:10 ends
51702 REWA JBP PASS Rewa Jabalpur starts 13:45
51753 REWA CHRM F PAS Rewa Chirimiri starts 18:00
51754 CHRM REWA F PGR Chirimiri Rewa 04:40 ends
58229 BSP REWA FST PG Bilaspur Jn Rewa 06:40 ends
58230 REWA BSP F PASS Rewa Bilaspur Jn starts 21:00
22938 Rewa-Rjt superfast express Rewa Rajkot Jn starts 18:30
22937 Rajkot Rewa superfast express Rajkot Jn Rewa 16:45 ends

Bus Stand

In City of Rewa there are two Bus Stand

  1. Rewanchal Bus Stand (Old Bus Stand)
  2. Valabh bhai Inter State Bus Stand (New Bus Stand)

Media House

In Rewa most popular Hindi news paper Dainik Jagran publishing last 62 years. late Shri Gurudev Gupta was founder of this.


Places to visit

Bhairon Baba

Points of interest in the city include Rewa Fort and Museum, Shilpi Plaza, APS University Stadium, the Venkat Bhawan, Shiva Temple, and the Rani Talab Temple.Very soon the city is going to have its first shopping mall,also a tiger safari is being built in the mukundpir village.The surrounding area is home to the Bansagar Dam, many waterfalls, and a giant statue of Shiva called "Bhairon Baba". Travelers are voting Baghela Museum, Bansagar Dam and Hotel Rewa Raj Vilas as the best of tourist attractions in Rewa. There are 14 tourist attractions in Maihar a city just 38 km from Rewa and another tourist attraction is in Chitrakoot which is 52 km distance apart. The most popular of these are Chitrakoot in Maihar and Ranipur Sanctuary in Chitrakoot.Many watterfalls in rewa district as like Keoti jal prapat,Chechai jalprapat,Bahuti jalprapat,Purba jalprapat, Belauhi jalprapat are beauty of nature Rani Talab and Chirahula Mandir, Ramsagar Mandir, Kothi Compound (MahaMritunjay Mandir), Sai Mandir is also important for Religious Activity. By the next independence day, Rewa will have the largest solar electricity plant in the world in gurh region and make our country proud →→Also please visit Prbhu Sant Shiromany Shri Baba Narsingh Das ji Maharj Kutiya situated in village Panwar nearby Dabhaura railway Station and also can approach through bus from Rewa Prominent day of visit (Saturday)


Major industries in Rewa are cement(Jaypee cements),cable(VTL),power generations plants(Jaypee pwer and Bansagar project), pharmaceuticals, paper and plastic industries.[4][5]

Jaypee groups has 2 cement plants in rewa city Jaypee Rewa Cement Plant (JRCL) with an initial capacity of 1 million tonnes was established in 1980 and Jaypee Bela Cement Plant (JBCP) in 1996 with an initial capacity of 1.9 million tonnes.In powergeneration category, Bansagar hydroelectricity project adding clean 435 MW of electricity to the national grid and its reservoir, irrigating major part of the agriculture land in Rewa. India's largest solar powerplant has been planned to be set-up with a capacity of 700MW. [6]

Online Directory & Presence

On 1 January 2014 First Local Search Engine of Rewa ( was launched by Mohit Kumar Tripathi. With the help of this website anyone from any corner of world can access over all the information about Rewa City which includes Rewa City Guide, Telephone Directory, Tourist Places, Schools, Hospitals, Shops, Colleges, Couriers, ATMs, Banks, Theaters, Restaurants, Hotels, etc. This website also enables Rewa Local Business Owners to get an Online Presence free of cost & helps them to grow their Business.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ District profile of Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, Compiled By :- Suvendu Singha District Facilitator, Rewa Division MP State Planning Commission – UNICEF MP Date of compilation: 20 June 2012
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  • APSU Website of Rewa
  • Rewa City Website (Complete Information About Rewa)
  • Official Government Website of Rewa

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