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Area
  • 8,481 sq.km. (2.48 per cent of the State)
Location

Ajmer district is situated in the center of Rajasthan and is surrounded by Jaipur and Tonk districts in the east and Pali in the west. Nagaur district touches its north boundaries while Bhilwara district is in the south.

Distance from Major Cities
  • Jaipur-138 kms.
  • Delhi-399 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-487 kms.
  • Mumbai-1038 kms.
Climate and Rainfall
  • The maximum temperature was recorded at 46.0 degrees celsius.
  • The normal annual rainfall is 60.18 cms.
Administrative Setup

The district is divided into four sub-divisions viz., Ajmer, Beawar, Kekri and Kishangarh. The sub-divisions are further divided into six tehsils namely Ajmer, Beawar, Nasirabad, Kekri, Kishangarh and Sarwar and eight panchayat samitis.

 
 

 

 

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units Nos.
Population persons 21,80,526
Density of population persons per sq.kms. 257
Literacy percent 65.06
Total working population percent 25.27
Percentage distribution of work force Units Nos.
Cultivators percent 63.89
Agricultural labourers percent 14.55
Manufacturing, processing, servicing and repairs percent 3.05
Other workers percent 18.51

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 52535
2 Bajra 41736
3 Rapeseed & Mustard 41018
4 Green gram (Moong) 31534
5 Jowar 30205
6 Maize 24329
7 Barley 17792
8 Gram 15860
9 Black gram (urad) 3862
10 Sugar cane 2996
11 Rapeseed 2289
12 Cumin seed 1668
13 Kidney bean (moth) 956
14 Groundnuts 584
15 Guarseed 358
16 Field pea 340
17 Fenugreek seed 274
18 Cowpea (Chowri) 199
19 Coriander 88
20 Rice 27
21 Linseed 27

Mineral Production

Main minerals of the area are felspar, quartz, asbestos, soapstone, magnesitie, calcite, limestone, mica, emerald, marble, granite, and masonary stone. Fairly good reserves of barytes fluorit, wolastonite and vermiculite have also been found.

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Limestone 17,77,000
2 Limestone burning 11,672
3 Masonary stone 1,50,400
4 Marble I Block 13,453
5 Marble II Khanda 1,44,455
6 Quarty 23,324
7 Brick earth 40,285
8 Jhanjhar Kankar 11,983
9 Asbestos 2,519
10 Felspar 54,290
11 Magnesite 8
12 Mica 10
13 Mica (Waste and scrap) 146

Infrastructure

  • Electricity
    Power to the district is supplied from Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur by 132 KV lines and distributed to towns and villages by 33 KV lines. The total installed capacity is 139.68 MVA. All the villages numbering 985 were electrified as on March 2000.
  • Water
    Water received from Sabarmati and Saraswati rivers is fresh and potable and is used for drinking purpose in Ajmer. There are five non-perennial rivers in the district but they remain dry except during the monsoon season. Thus, water in the district is made available through wells.
  • Road Transport
    National Highway Number 8 running between Delhi and Mumbai passes through the district and covers a distance of about 147 kms., and the route also provides direct road link from Beawar to Delhi via Jaipur and Ajmer and to Ahmedabad via Udaipur. The length of the State highway roads is 340 kms., major district road is 170 kms., and other roads are 797 kms. The total road length was 2901 kms., as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    Delhi-Ahmedabad (via Ringas) railway line is a meter gauge line passing through the Ajmer district. Ajmer, Kishangarh, Beawar towns of the district are the important stations of thei meter gauge line. Conversion of this meter gauge into broad gauge is under progress in the district. The distict is also directly linked with Ratlam and Indore by meter gauge. Important railway stations on Ajmer-Khandwa rail line are Ajmer, Nasirabad and Bijaynagar. The total railway lines is 2261 Kms.
  • Air Transport
    Air transport facility is not available in the district. The nearest airport is Jaipur at a distance of 138 kms.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities Nos.
1 Post offices 430
2 Telegraph offices 61
3 Telephone exchanges 81
4 Public call offices 989

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 164 272800 127200
Public Sector Banks 121 235200 111600
SBI and its Associates 34 75800 56400
Nationalised Banks 87 159400 55200
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 20 7200 6100
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 23 30400 9500

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions Nos.
1 Primary Schools 1,467
2 Upper Primary Schools 584
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 266
4 Post Graduate and Degree Schools 22
5 Professional Institutions 9
6 University 1
7 Polytechnic Colleges 2
8 ITI 4

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 23
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 9,192
  • No of Industrial Areas: 8
    • Beawar
    • Bijay Nagar
    • Geggal, Ajmer
    • Makhupura, Ajmer
    • Kekri
    • Kishangarh
    • M.T.C. Ajmer
    • Parbatpura, Ajmer
  • Main industries in the district are
    • Asbestos cement pipes
    • Cast iron foundary
    • Cotton and synthetic yarn
    • Cement
    • Dairy udyog
    • Electronics
    • Flour mills
    • Machinery and machine tools
    • Masala
    • Mineral based units
    • Machine based units
    • Machine tools and accessories
    • Pre-stressed concrete pipes
    • Plastic products
    • Textiles
    • Wooden furniture
  • Export Items
    • Emery stone
    • Floor mill
    • HMT machine
    • Rose

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Ajmer

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Private (Indian) Ajmer Ceramic Tiles 110.00 Under Implementation
Ajmer Ceramic Tiles Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Ajmer Airports 100.00 Proposed
Ajmer Airport Project - New Unit - Proposed
Central Govt. - Departmental Ajmer Railways 67.00 Proposed
Undertaking Pushkar New Unit - Proposed
Ajmer-Pushkar Railway Project Ajmer - - Proposed
Bangur P.D./B.G. Group Beawar Cement 10.00 Announcement
Beawar Modernisation Project Ajmer Ren./Mod. - Announcement
State Government Beawar Roadways 8.98 Announcement
ROB at Beawar on Beawar-Bar-Pali-Sirohi Road Proj. Ajmer New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Shyam nagar Construction of buildings (Residential)   Under Implementation
Coral Cedar Residential Apartments Project Ajmer New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Subhash Marg Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Carol Castle Residential Apartments Project Ajmer New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Rampur Utti Village Construction of buildings (Residential)   Under Implementation
Farm Houses Project Ajmer New Unit - Under Implementation
Total Investment     295.98  

                                                                                                                                                        Source: Bureau of Investment Promotion website