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Area

  • 8,380 sq.kms. (2.45 per cent of the State)

Location

Alwar district is situated in the North-Eastern part of Rajasthan. It is bounded in the North by Gurgaon of Haryana, Bharatpur district on North-East and Mahendragarh of Haryana. Jaipur lies in the South-West and Dausa in the south.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-143 kms.
  • Delhi-155 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-768 kms.
  • Mumbai-1319 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

The district has a dry climate with hot summer, a cold winter and a short monsoon season.

  • During May the maximum temperature is around 41 degrees celsius and minimum is around 28 degrees celsius
  • During January the maximum temperature is around 23 degrees celsius and minimum arouond 8 degrees celsius
  • The normal annual rainfall in the district is 57.77 cms.
  • The average humidity: 70 per cent

Administrative Set-up

Alwar, Behror, Rajgarh and Kishangarhbas are four sub-divisions in the district. The district consists of ten tehsils, seven sub-tehsils and six Nagar Palikas.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Unit No.
Population persons 29,90,862
Density of population persons per sq.kms 357
Literacy per cent 62.48
Total working population per cent 31.3
Percentage distribution of work force Unit No
Cultivators per cent 64.07
Agricultural labourers per cent 7.56
Manufacturing, processing servicing and repairs per cent 1.50
Other workers per cent 26.87

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production: 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 511754
2 Rapeseed & Mustard 365358
3 Bajra 302169
4 Guarseed 51221
5 Barley 35026
6 Gram 20357
7 Jowar 14906
8 Maize 11344
9 Sugar cane 4244
10 Groundnuts 1528
11 Fenugreek seed 585
12 Rapeseed 514
13 Field pea 323
14 Rice 206
15 Masoor 160
16 Coriander 45

Minerals

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Felspar 330
2 Quartz 73
3 Steatite 440

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    As of March 2000, 1,921 villages have benn electrified out of 1,946 villages in the district.
  • Water 
  • Road Transport 
  • Rail Transport 
  • Air Transport 
    The nearest airport is Jaipur airport at a distance of 143 kms.

Communication Facilities

Sr. Communication Facilities No.
1 Post offices 492
2 Telegraph offices 82
3 Telephone exchanges 100
4 Public call offices 1073

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 168 181600 147200
Public Sector Banks 113 149200 128400
SBI and its Associates 42 59800 45100
Nationalised Banks 71 89400 83300
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 46 18800 15100
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 9 13600 3700

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Facilities/Institutions No.
Primary and Middle Schools 3,578
Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools 332
Colleges 11
Agricultural Research Center 1
Polytechnic College 1
ITI 4

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 117
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 13,537
  • No of Industrial Areas: 8
  • Main Industries 
    Major industries in the district are Bone china crockery, caustic soda, cement, ceramic tiles, C.P.W.dyes and chemicals, edible oil, electronics, engineering machines, GI and CI pipes, granits slabs and tiles, hand tools, hawai chappals, high aluminica fire bricks, leather shoes, lime bricks, marble slabs and tiles, medicines, mineral grinding, oil refinery, paper, pesticiles, plastic containers, plywood, seed processing, sunmica, surgical needles, synthetic suitings, synthetic yarn, telephone instrument, transformers, truch, tractors and mop eds and white goods.
  • Export items Audio/video cassettes, bone china crockery, cut flower, leather shoes, medicine, synthetic yarn, telephone instruments and woolen carpets.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Alwar

 

Company/Ownership Project Location Industry / 
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.crore)
Progress of Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Bhiwadi Ports 200.00 Announcement
Enterprises Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Bhiwadi Dry Port Project - - - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Tyres 200.00 Under Implementation
Tyre Expansion Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Alwar(B) Ceramic products, nec 175.00 Announcement
Disposable Crockery Project - New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Construction of buildings (Residential) 150.00 Announcement
Residential Complex Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Ceramic tiles 123.00 Under Implementation
Bhiwadi Tiles Expansion Project Alwar(B) Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
Private (Foreign) Chopanki Articles of iron & steel 90.00 Proposed
Steel Building Products Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial Alwar(B) Roadways 82.00 Proposed
Enterprises - Ren./Mod. - Proposed
Jaipur-Kotputali Highway Renovation - - - Proposed
Project - - - Proposed
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Soft drinks 60.00 Announcement
Bhiwadi Bottling Plant Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial Bhiwadi Tech. & Indl. Park 53.28 Proposed
Enterprises Alwar(B) New Unit - Proposed
Tapukara-Bhiwadi Industrial Park - - - Proposed
Project - - - Proposed
DCM Group Jhiwana Fluorinated hydrocarbons 50.00 Under Implementation
Hydro Fluoro Carbon Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
(HFC-32) - - - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Soft drinks 50.00 Announcement
Soft Drink Bottling Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Foreign) Vigyan Nagar (Shahjahanpur) Research & development 40.00 Announcement
R & D Project Alwar(B) Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Private (Indian) Khushkhera industrial area Power cables with aluminium 25.00 Announcement
Power Cable Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Video/TV games 15.00 Announcement
Bhiwadi Video/TV Games Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
DCM Group Jhiwana Acetic acid 10.00 Under Implementation
Trifluoroacetic Acid Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Alwar(B) Roadways 9.00 Announcement
Alwar-Bhiwadi Road Project Bhiwadi Ren./Mod. - Announcement
- Alwar(B) - - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Drugs, medicines & allied products 2.50 Under Implementation
Bulk Drug Expansion Project Alwar(B) Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
State Government Alwar(B) Other complexes 2.50 Under Implementation
Onion Mandi Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Automobile ancillaries - Under Implementation
Shafts & Gears Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Bhiwadi Bio-tech parks - Announcement
Enterprises Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Bhiwadi Biotech Park Project - - - Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial Sotanala Bio-tech parks - Announcement
Enterprises Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Sotanala Biotech Park Project - - - Announcement
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Cotton yarn - Under Implementation
Cotton Yarn Project Alwar(B) Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Tapukara Cloth processed - Announcement
Textile Processing & Dyeing Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
State Government Bhiwadi Other parks - Proposed
Integrated Area Development Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Proposed
Jain Shudh Group Shahjahanpur Terry towelling & similar woven terry fabrics - Proposed
Terry Towel Expansion Under TUF Alwar(B) Subs. Expn.-New Art. - Proposed
Scheme Project - - - Proposed
Private (Indian) Bhiwadi Wires & cables, insulated - Announcement
Wires & Cables Project Alwar(B) New Unit - Announcement
Total Investment 1337.28