Welcome to Dongar Parasia, a beautiful tehsil and municipality located in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, India. Formerly known as Parasia, this town is home to a population of 193,000 people as per the 2011 Census of India. With a literacy rate higher than the national average, there are primary and secondary schools, as well as colleges, in the town. The EKLAVYA library is a great place to explore and has an extensive collection of over 20,000 books.
For nature lovers, there are many tourist attractions nearby, including Kosmi where you can visit the Shri Hanuman Mandir, Tamia which offers breathtaking panoramic views of over 100 km2 of forest, and Devrani Dai which offers a scenic drive through pristine forests and fields.
Dongar Parasia is also known as the Coal Mines Belt, with 20 of the 24 mines in the area still working. The Eklahara Mines, Burkuhi Mines, Chandametta Mines, Newton Mines, Donger Chikhali Mines, Mahadev Puri Mines, Ravanwara Mines, Ravanwara Khash, Vishnu Puri No. 11, Vishnu Puri No. 12, Chhinda Mines, Setiya Mines, Shivpuri Mines, Jhhury Mines, Mathani Mines, Thisgora Mines, Nahariya Mines, Pench Mines, and Urdhan Project are the principal ones. The head office of Pench Area, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), is located in Parasia and is one of the eight subsidiary companies of Coal India Limited (CIL) which is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Coal.
The nearest airport to Dongar Parasia is Nagpur, which is well-connected to major cities in India. Plan your trip to Dongar Parasia and experience the natural beauty and rich history of this hidden gem in the heart of India.