Singrauli is also known as the Energy Capital of India owing to its enormous energy potential. This city is part of the trio of districts ofSingrauli, Deosar and Chitrangi with its headquarters at Waidhan. It was traditionally home to the tribal population which inhabited the region but is now giving way to a multicultural set of immigrant population which works in the industries which dot the region. This influx of migrant population has led to a newer more modern lifestyle far removed form the traditional lifestyle of the locals here. This can be seen in the increasing number of lifestyle stores, cafes etc which have emerged in the city.
Shopping Centres in Singrauli
Since many of the industries are far removed from the main district centre, the industrial units have emerged as self contained units which serve all the requirements of its workers right from clothing, food, entertainment needs etc.
Sangam Shopping Complex
This complex as a part of the Shaktinagar project of National Thermal Power Corporation is a popular shopping destination both for the locals and employees alike. It has one of the most popular cafes, the India Coffee house which is a popular hangout places for the young crowd of the city. This shopping complex caters to the needs of clothing, electrical and electronic goods, house hold goods, footwear etc.
Gole Market, Jayant Project
This is a popular market in the Jayant Project of the Northern Coalfields Ltd. Built as an in-house shopping complex for cater to the needs of the employees, this also has grown into an important shopping center in the city. Right from daily needs to niche products like high fashion clothes and accessories can be purchased from this market. The most popular eatery here is the Dwarikapuri which specializes in Sandwiches and other snacks.
Navjivan Vihar, Singrauli
If looking for customary products and traditional items then it is better to browse through the popular shops at Navjivan Vihar market which is one of the important shopping destination in the heart of the city. It caters to the needs and requirements of locals and tourists alike. It has a plethora of stores like apparel shops like Riya Garments, Aditi clothes and also has a number of internet cafes, beauty parlours, sweets and bakery shops, clinics and hospitals, and a few sports complexes and recreation centres.
Waidhan Shopping Centre
Waidhan being the district headquarters is an important destination for all the commercial and administrative needs. Tulsi Marg in Waidhan is a one stop destination for shopping needs. It has one of the largest apparel stores in the city Lifestyle Mens and Womens wear with brands like Levis, Wrangler, Balckberrys, Turtle, Jockey, Pepe Jeans, Spykar etc. Apart from this the market also has stores catering to the daily shopping needs for food, grocery, utilities etc.
Shivaji Shopping Complex, Vindhyanagar
Shivaji Complex is a part of the Vindhyanagar project of NTPC is one of the most prosperous shopping complexes in the city. Not only is it an important shopping destination, it also houses a varied set of stores catering to differing needs with stores like SEDS, My choice, Archies gift shop, Alka Gold House, Sahiba Restaurant, Cyber cafes, Bagi Radio Store, DTDC courier etc.
Apart from these new age markets, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh has numerous local markets like the weekday and weekend markets, which supply the spices, fresh fruits and vegetables grown locally. Also there are the local markets which dot the town with indigenous products made of bamboo, wood and ethnic wear like sarees etc with intricate hand embroidery. Shopping in Singrauli is sure to be an exhilarating experience with the ambiance of the famed Indian Bazaar.