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SELECTION CENTRE CENTRAL- BHOPAL, SSB BHOPAL


History

Selection Centre center, Bhopal was raised in 1975.

It has 3 Army and 1 Naval Services Selection Boards namely:

20 SSB

21 SSB

22 SSB

33 SSB (Naval Board)

One of the centers known for its architecture.

One of the centers with new infrastructure & design.

Headed by an officer of the rank of Major General who is the Commandant of the Centre as also the President of 22 SSB.

NOTE:

The selection center is one of the most beautiful selection centers amongst the services selection board due to its architecture and design of the main building.




History of the city

Bhopal is the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and the administrative headquarter of Bhopal District and Bhopal Division.

Bhopal is known as the Lake city.

It attracted international attention due to the tragic Bhopal disaster, when the Union Carbide plant, which manufactured pesticides, leaked deadly methyl isocyanate gas during the night of 3 December 1984. The plant was operated by Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL).

On 11 April 2005, the Indian Space Research Organisation established a Master Control Facility in Ayodhya Nagar, to control the movements of satellites.

Second city to have an All India Institute of Medical Sciences campus, the first one being in Delhi.




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Facts about Bhopal

Known as City of Lakes

One of the greenest Indian cities.

Asia’s largest mosque.

Asia’s smallest mosque.

Famous for Bhopal Gas Tragedy.

11th century city by Raja Bhoj.

Famous for the UNESCO World heritage site named Bhimbetka - the rock shelters which is believed to be the early evidence of Stone Age rock paintings.

Famous for silver jewellery, exquisitely fashioned bead work, embroidered and sequined velvet fashioned purses and cushions.

City has the third largest bus rapid system corridor in the country, known as the BRTS.

Largest Electrode plant of the world is located in Bhopal.


Reporting & connectivity for Bhopal

Address: Sultania Infantry Lines, Bhopal

Fax – 0755-2735980

Phone – 0755-2731245/2731255/2702223

Reporting Point – Parking Zone, outside platform No 5, Bhopal Junction Railway Station.

Connectivity for Bhopal

Rail – Bhopal railway station / Habibganj railway station

Airport – Raja Bhoj Airport

Road – ISBT, Halalpura Bus Stand, Nadra Bus stand


Places of interest

Upper Lake - The largest artificial lake in Asia.

Lake View - A stretch of road on the shore of the great or Upper Lake. It is a popular joint for people of all age groups, especially young. The road continues into Van Vihar National Park.

Van Vihar National Park - A zoological park with the status of a national park, it is situated south of the Upper Lake.

Taj-ul-Masjid - It is one of the largest mosques in Asia and is also used as a madrasah.

Bharat Bhawan - Bharat Bhawan is an autonomous multi-art complex and museum in Bhopal, India, established and funded by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The architect of Bhawan is Charles Correa.

Moti Masjid - Striking 19th-century mosque with an ornate white facade offset by a pair of imposing red towers.

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