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About Rewa

Rewa is famous for many unique things which has rightfully earned her a place amongst sought after places of Madhya Pradesh . But the one distinction that has given her immense fame and also unique identity is white tiger – one of the rarest species of Tiger. For being home to huge number of such rare species of tigers, today Rewa is proudly referred as ‘Land of White Tigers’. Below we’ve provided more detailed information about this region, which will not only tell you about its other distinctions but also about emerging trends and huge reservoir of untapped potential in this region.

About Rewa

Brief History of Rewa

While there can be no doubt that history of Rewa is indeed very rich, but due to lack of historical proofs and recorded details its history is still largely unknown. In a way Rewa’s history can be termed as mysterious or unsolved puzzle. But certain historical facts of Rewa are pretty much undisputed. The most important fact being that Rewa was important region economically as well as culturally during ancient Maurya Empire. Another important undisputed historical fact is great musician Tansen’s deep association with Rewa. Although Tansen was born in Gwalior, but it was in Rewa that he had learnt and mastered Hindustani Classical Music. In fact Rewa is also often called as ‘Land of Great Musician Tansen’. Read More.......

Geography of Rewa

When it comes to geographical features and resources, then Rewa is definitely one of the most fortunate regions of Madhya Pradesh state. This is obviously because all the must have natural resources like rivers, tributaries, waterfalls, minerals, forest, fauna etc are found in huge abundance here. Amongst rivers the local Bichiya River flows through the very heart of Rewa city. Besides, Tamsa River – one of the tributeries of River Ganga – also flows through Rewa. Tamsa River actually has huge prominence for Rewa District. This is because Tamsa River forms Keoti Water Fall, when it falls down from Rewa plateau. Today Keoti Water Fall is one of the major tourist attractions of Rewa. It is also 24th highest waterfall of India. The other three waterfalls in Rewa District are Odda Falls, Chachai Falls and Purwa Falls, but they aren’t as popular and beautiful as Keoti Water Fall. Its huge reservoir of minerals have obviously become economic boon for Rewa District. Read More.......

Business and Economy in Rewa

Although Rewa economy is mostly driven by agriculture, but its economy is fairly industrialized. The huge reservoirs of minerals and coals have given her immense competitive advantage in cement and coal sector. In fact very few large scale industries that are currently operating in the district are mostly cement and coal factories, including Asia’s largest cement factory (Prism Cement Pvt Ltd). Besides, there are hordes of small scale and medium scale industries operating in the district.

Economy in Rewa

Most of these small & medium industries are from repairing and servicing Industry, metal based industry (steel fabrication), leather based industry and readymade garment industry. While industrial sector’s contribution is immensely vital for economy, but its overall contribution is still substantially less when compared to agricultural sector. The annual economic revenue and number of employment generated by agricultural sector every year is still far higher than generated by Industrial sector. Read More........

Transportation in Rewa

Local transportation in main city of Rewa is most superior and robust than all other towns and city of the district. The main city’s local transportation though solely compromises of auto rickshaws and that too their number is far, far less than their actual demand. Nonetheless, they are boon for daily commuters of Rewa city. Railway station in the city connects Rewa to many of the important cities of Madhya Pradesh and India. As far as connectivity via road is concerned, then Rewa is connected with many of the important cities in the rest of India via National Highway (NH) 7, NH 75 and NH 27.  Read More.........

12185, +Rewanchal Express
Habaibganj to Rewa

12428, +ANVT Rewa Exp
Anand Vihar Trm to Rewa

Tourism in Rewa

Valuable informations on Rewa

Tourism experience in Rewa will take you closer to Mother Nature as well as history of this city. Nature and history are two extremes and exploring such extremes in one place itself will indeed be an experience to remember. Nature’s majestic beauty will be unraveled by famous Keoti water fall and Chachai water fall, while peak into city’s immensely rich history can be experienced at historical Rewa Fort and Govindgarh Fort. Besides, there are few worth visiting temples like Rani Talab Temple,Venkat Bhawan and Shiva temple where you can seek immense spiritual wisdom and peace. Read More........

Art and Culture of Rewa

Rewa doesn’t have its own unique folk dance or music, but what it does have is rich legacy of Hindustani Classical music. The fact that great Hidustani music composer like Tansen had learnt and mastered his art in this very city is sufficient proof to prove region’s rich musical legacy. Today this proud legacy is preserved by innumerable Hindustani classical singer and musicians spread across the district. These singers and musicians get to exhibit their talent during religious festivals, local fairs and art concerts organized in the district.

Rewa at a glance

Country: India
Madhya Pradesh
Administrative Division:
Rewa Division
Administrative headquarter: Rewa city
Main Languages: Hindi
Total Area: 6,240 km
Total population: 2,363,744
Total Density: 380/km
Literacy rate: 73.42 per cent
Sex ratio: 930

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