(Last Updated on : 02/01/2009)
In the state of Madhya Pradesh one finds no dearth of towns and cities that have developed here by leaps and bounds. Amongst several towns Namli deserves special mentioning. In fact it is an example of a nagar panchayat town which is located in the district of Ratlam of the same state of India.
The strategic location of Namli is quite significant. It lies approximately at 23.43° N 75.05° E. It has an average height of 490 meters or 1607 feet.
Knowledge about demography helps any person to develop acquaintance with a specific town. Keeping pace with this tradition eminent demographers have organized surveys and research works and thus inferred significant reports that are related to Namli's demographical traits. Due mentioning may be made of the Census report that has been published in the year 2001. Data like population status, literacy rate etc can be deciphered from this report. According to this report Namli has shown a population counting of 8475. Out of it, male populace constitutes 51 %, while the total population of females constitutes 49 % only. Children of Namli who fall into the age group of less than six years constitute 15 % of the total population.
To support the fact that Namli is more or less a developed town, one may put forward the literacy rate of that particular town as a significant evident. From the abovementioned report, it is found out that the average literacy rate of Namli constitutes 65 %. Thus it is even higher than that of the entire nation, which has shown measurement of 59.5 percent. Male literacy of Namli constitutes 77 % while female literacy rate is as low as 53 %. Information about the children who are residing in Namli also can be known.
Namli is quite enriched in historical significance. It has earned the repute of being an administrative settlement when Sanchora Chauhans of Panched was in power.
In fact Namli got its name from a famous saint, called Naamliya Baba. He had formed his ashram here.
Sailana Bird Sanctuary, Sailana Garden and Gadkhange Mata Temple at Bajna and Mahi Dam at Banswara draw tourists from all over the nation.
To serve the needs of the localites , closest access points of Namli like Devi Ahilya Bai Holeker Airport and Ratlam Junction Railway Station are found.