Arvi is a municipal council in Wardha district in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Arvi is also known for its British time rail “Shakuntala Express”. Arvi ghee (clarified butter) is famous in Vidarbha region and is sold across the region. There is lake named “Sarangpuri” created by Britishers in 1907 AD. The specialty of this is, water is supplied to entire town without motor by the mechanism of gravitational force Nowadays Water is supplied through Newly Constructed Lower Wardha Dam backwaters from Kaundanyapur( Kundinpur)which is also recreation center for the People here. Kaundanyapur has a reference from Mahabharat in which Rukmini Haran was done by Lord Krishna from Ambika Temple located at Kundinpur which is now known as Kaundanyapur. Still, this place has Ambika temple where big celebration happens during Navratris. Many devotees come during this period here. Kundinpur was also the capital of Vidarbha state at Mahabharata time. Rani Damayanti (wife of Raja Nal) was also from kundinpur. That’s why the name of upper Wardha dam is kept as” Nal Damayanti” sagar.
Arvi’s climate is classified as tropical. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Arvi than in summer. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Aw. The average temperature in Arvi is 27.3 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 971 mm.
Pachagaon Rail Way Station, Khubagaon Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Arvi. Wardha Jn Rail Way Station (near to Wardha), Sevagram Rail Way Station (near to Wardha) are the Rail way stations reachable from nearby towns.
Wardha, Pulgaon, Arvi are nearby by towns to Arvi having road connectivity to Arvi
Place of interest
• Bor wildlife sanctuary