Major districts of Kanha – Balaghat and Mandla

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Published on 14th Aug 2023

Unveiling the Majestic Kanha: Balaghat and Mandla Districts

Exploring the Enchanting Wilderness

Nestled in the heart of central India, the districts of Mandla and Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh unfold a tale of natural splendor and cultural richness. Spanning an extensive area of 8771 sq km, Mandla district, part of the Jabalpur division, boasts a landscape adorned with Sal forests and rolling grass plains, home to the indigenous Gond tribe and other adivasi communities. This southern haven is not only a testament to biodiversity but also hosts the renowned Kanha National Park, a Tiger Reserve with its headquarters situated in Mandla.

Balaghat, its northern counterpart, covers 9229 sq km, forming the southernmost region of the Jabalpur division and sharing its boundary with Mandla. Encompassing a significant portion of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, Balaghat district is also known for housing the nation's leading manganese and copper mines.

Kanha Tiger Reserve: A Natural Gem

1. Zone Distribution of Kanha Tiger Reserve

The Kanha Tiger Reserve, a sanctuary for wildlife enthusiasts, is strategically divided into two crucial zones:

2. Core and Buffer Zones in Mandla and Balaghat

Mandla District

Balaghat District

3. Gateways, Connectivity, and Accessibility

Mandla District:

Balaghat District:

4. Major Tehsils Under KTR

Mandla District: Mandla and Dindori Tehsil.

Balaghat District: Baihar, Paraswada, Balaghat, Lanji, and Waraseoni Tehsils.

5. Field Director and KTR’s Forests Main Office

6. Surwahi Social: Bridging Districts

Situated in the Paraswada Tehsil of Balaghat district, Surwahi Social stands as a unique homestay and coliving leisure accommodation. Positioned on the border between Mandla and Balaghat, it strategically places itself closer to Mandla district center (60 Km) than Balaghat district center (90 Km). This central location ensures proximity to both major gates of KTR – approximately 30 km from the Mukki gate and 20 km from Khatia in the Mandla district.

Your Invitation

We invite you to explore Surwahi, not just as a real estate opportunity but as an invitation to be part of something greater—a vibrant, sustainable, and nurturing community that embraces the best of the natural world.

Join us at Surwahi Social Eco Estate, where the dream of eco-conscious living becomes a reality, and where your story becomes intertwined with the legacy of a greener, kinder, and more connected tomorrow.

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