Madhya Pradesh State Symbols

Madhya Pradesh State Symbols

Madhya Pradesh State Government have revealed four symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Fish and Tree.

Madhya Pradesh State Animal


Swamp Deer (Barasingha)

Scientific Name : Rucervus Duvaucelii

Madhya Pradesh State Bird

Indian Paradise Fly catcher

Paradise Fly Catcher

Scientific Name : Terpsiphone Paradisi

Madhya Pradesh State Fish


Scientific name : Tor Tor

Madhya Pradesh State Tree

Madhya Pradesh State Symbols-Banyan tree


Scientific Name : Ficus Benghalensis

Madhya Pradesh is a state of India. As its name implies madhya means “central” and pradesh means “region” or “state” it is situated in the heart of the country. The state has no coastline and no international frontier. It is bounded by the states of Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to the southwest, and Rajasthan to the northwest. Bhopal is the capital city of the state. It covers the area 308,252 square km.

Madhya Pradesh is positioned in the heart of India and spans an area of 308,000 km²It is the second largest state in India. Bhopal is the capital city, but Indore is the largest city. It has a population of over 7 crores as per 2011 census, ranking it sixth among Indian states in terms of population. Hindi is a standard language spoken in Madhya Pradesh.

Economy of Madhya Pradesh

Economy of Madhya Pradesh is the 10th largest state economy in India with 8.09 lakh crore in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of 90,000. Madhya Pradesh ranks 26th among Indian states in human development index. Rich in mineral resources, MP has the largest reserves of diamond and copper in India. More than 30% of its area is under forest cover. Its tourism industry has seen considerable growth, with the state topping the National Tourism.