(Last Updated on : 07/02/2009)
In the states of Indian subcontinent multitudes of towns and cities have flourished in large numbers. In case of Madhya Pradesh the same phenomenon is observed. Amongst several towns and cities that have been built here one can distinguish the importance of Khujner. In fact Khujner is a nagar panchayat town , lying in the district of Rajgarh of Madhya Pradesh state of India.
The strategic location of Khujner is also significant and act as identifiable feature of the town. It lies approximately at 23.78° N 76.6° E. Khujner also has an average height of 531 meters or 1742 feet.
No discussion of a town or place becomes complete unless and until one gains acquaintance with the demographical features of that particular town. Over the years demographers have conducted numerous surveys in Khujner also and thus inferred reports which have successfully thrown some light on literacy rate, population status etc. Most significant is the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001.
According to this report, the total population of Khujner has been enumerated to be 9285. Out of it, male populace constitutes 52 %, while the population of females comprises of 48 % only. Thus in Khujner the number of males is more than that of females.
From it, one can even decipher literacy condition of Khujner. Thus it is noted that its average literacy rate constitutes 58 %, which is even lower than that of India, which has shown a measurement of 59.5 %. The propensity of males to education is quite evident from its high literacy rate, which has showed a counting of 70 %. In comparison, female literacy is much less and constitutes 45 % only. In Khujner, children who are below six years of age constitute 18 % of the total population.
Literacy rate is an important yardstick for gauging the growth and development of a particular town. Since Khurai's average literacy rate is 71 % it creates no difficultly in understanding that it is more or less a developed town. It is even higher than that of the entire nation, which constitutes 59.5 %. Both males and females of Khurai have developed orientation to education and learning. Thus 78 % is male literacy rate. In Khurai female literacy is also no less insignificant and thus constitutes and thus comprises of 63 %.
Holy Family Convent School,Gurukul School and G.S.M.V.M Khuria are famous schools that have been built in Khurai. To cater to the needs of high education ,a 'Polytechnic College' and also 'Science & Arts College' have flourished here. Khurai Another School namely Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalya is also a part of Khurai education system.
In Khurai few tourists' spots also have grown. One can go to Dohela. Also there is a famous temple for Jains. In the adjacent region also , one can visit tourist locales of Vidisha, Sher Khan-ki-Masjid, Neelkanteshwara Temple, Korwai, Bina and the religious place of Anandpur .
Access points of Khurai also is significant so that Khurai remains connected with other Indian places. Airport at Bhopal, Bina Junction Railway Station and Saugor Railway Station lie in close proximity.