Semadoh in Melghai tahsil, a forest village 43 km. (27 miles) from Acalpur, on the Dharni road; the population, 402 in number, is entirely Korku. It is the headquarters of the Range Forest Officer of Semadoh range. The Forest department has developed a nursery for bringing up plants on scientific basis. It maintains three elephants for the transportation of logs from interior areas, and also some tractors. There is a Forest Labour Society, a dispensary conducted by the Zilla Parisad and a primary school managed by the Tribal Welfare Department.