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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Singrauli is a city and a municipal corporation in Sidhi district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Singrauli had a population of 185,580. Males constitute 54 percent of the population and females 46 percent. Singrauli has an average literacy rate of 59 percent, lower than the national average of 59.5 percent male literacy is 70 percent, and female literacy is 46 percent. In Singrauli, 18 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
Singrauli is emerging as India’s Energy Capital, the place earlier known as Shringavali, named after the sage Shringi, was once upon a time covered with dense and unnavigable forests and inhabited by wild animals. The place was considered so treacherous that it was used by the Kings of Rewa State, who ruled the area till 1947, as an open air prison for detaining errant civilians and officers.
 
Today, five large scale power stations, an aluminium smelting plant, and a chemical factory stand on the shores of the lake. The power stations, which have a total output of more than 9,000 megawatts, are supplied with fuel from coal mines via conveyor belts, and rail carriages and they are cooled with water out of the lake.
 
The population of Singrauli mainly consists of professionals and workers of these large industrial units and businessmen and employees of other organizations dealing with the power or coal industry, in addition to staff members of various government agencies.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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