DIRECTORY OF VILLAGES AND TOWNS

DIRECTORY 1

EXPLANATION OF COLUMN HEADINGS, SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS USED

The names of towns and villages are arranged in alphabetical order for the whole of the district.

Column (I).-The names are given both in English and Deonagari. The English spelling is marked diacritically as under:-

-आ;  -ई; -ऊ; -ऋ; c-च् ; ch-छ् -ट्; h-ठ्; -ड्; h-ढ् ; n-न्; ń-ङ; -ञ; ņ-ण्; s-स्; ś-श्; ş-ष्; -ळ्.

Abbreviations indicating tahsils-

Acr-

Achalpur.

Amt-

Amravati.

Cdr-

Chandur.

Dyr-

Daryapur.

Mlg-

Melghat.

Msi-

Morshi.

 Column (2). -(a) direction and (b) travelling distance of the village from the tahsil headquarters. Abbreviations used showing direction from tahsil headquarters-

E-East.

NE-North-East.

W-West.

SE-South-East.

N-North.

NW-North-West.

S--South.

SW-South-West.

HQ-Headquarters.

Column (3).-(a) Area (Sq. miles); (b) Total population; (c) Number of households; (d) Total numberof 'cultivators' and 'agricultural labourers'.

Column (4).-(a) Post office; (b) Its distance from the village.

Column (5).-(a) Railway station; (b) Its distance from the village.

Column (6).-(a) Weekly bazar; (b) Bazar day; (c) Distance of the bazar place from the village.

Column (7).-(a) Nearest motor stand; (b) Its distance from the village.

Column (8).-Drinking water facilities available in the village-

br-brook.

pi-pipe-line.

cl-canal.

spr-spring.

n-nalla.

str-stream.

o--scarcity of water.

t-tank.

p-pond.

W-big-well.

rsr-reservoir.

w-small-well.

Column (9).-Miscellaneous information about school, panchayat, co-operative society, temple, math, mosqua, dargah, chavadi, gymnasium, library, dispensary, church and inscription-

Sl-school.

tr-clg-Training College.

(c)-credit.

(mis)-miscellaneous.

(h)-high.

mun-municipality.

(fmg)--farming.

(mp)-multipurpose.

(m)--middle.

pyt-panchayat.

(i)-industrial.

(sp)- sale and purchase.

(pr)-primary.

Cs-co-operative society.

(con)-consumers.

(wvg)-weaving. Fr-fair.

Months according to Hindu Calendar-

Ct-Chaitra; Vsk-Vaishakha; Jt-Jaishtha; Asd-Ashadha; Srn-Shravana; Bdp- Bhadrapada; An-Ashvina; Kt-Kartika; Mrg-Margashirsha; Ps-Pausha; Mg-Magha; Phg-Phalguna; Sud-Shudha (first fortnight of the month); Vad- Vadya (second fortnight of the month).

Other abbreviations used-

tl-temple.

gym-gymnasium.

m-math.

ch-chavadi.

mq-mosque.

lib-library.

dg-dargah.

dp-dispensary.

dh-dharamshala.

Cch-Church.

dp. vet.-Veterinary dispensary.

ins-inscription.

N.B.-Figures for distance in columns (2), (4), (5), (6) and (7) stand for miles and furlongs.

*Column (7) gives the nearest motor stand and its distance.

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