On 7th March 2021, Current President Ram Nath Kovind, laid down the foundation stone for conservation works of Singorgarh Fort at the Singrampur village of Damoh district in Madhya Pradesh.
- On this occasion, Ram Nath Kovind also inaugurated the Jabalpur Circle of Archaeological Survey of India.
- President also addressed the State Level Tribal Conference at Singrampur village in Damoh which was organized by central Ministry of Culture and the Tribal Affairs Department of Madhya Pradesh.
- On this occasion, Kovind also paid his floral tributes at the statue of Rani Durgavati in Singrampur village.
- President also launched the booklet of Tribal Department and a portal for virtual classes for the tribal artists.
- During the inauguration, President also awarded the talented tribal students with the Shankar Shah and Rani Durgavati awards.
About Singorgarh Fort
The Singorgarh Fort is situated in Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh. It is a hill-fort of Garha Kingdom. Singorgarh fort is spread over the hills of a forested area. It is located at a distance of 45 kilometer from Jabalpur city, MP. It was a magnificent fort. Rajgond rulers of central India were the residence of Singorgarh fort. It is currently in a ruined condition for which conservation work is launched. Singorgarh fort also comprises of a pond at the hilltop that provided water. Under the rule of Rani Durgavati in 1564, Singorgarh fort was attacked by the last war of the Garha Kingdom dynasty.
About Gondwana Kingdom
The Gondwana Kingdom was a ruling kingdom in the Gondwana region of India. The region comprises of the core region of eastern part of Vidarbha (Maharashtra), some parts of MP and parts of west of Chhattisgarh. It also include some parts of western Odisha, northern Telangana and southern UP.
Conservation work of Singorgarh Fort launched Conservation work of Singorgarh Fort launched