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Area

  • 5,066 sq.kms. (1.48 of the State)

Location

Bharatpur district lies in the most eastern part of the the State. It forms boundaries with Gurgaon district of Haryana in the north and north-east. Mathura and Agra lie in the east. Dhaulpur district lies in its south and Sawai Madhopur, Dausa and Alwar district in the west.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-174 kms.
  • Delhi-186 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-799 kms.
  • Mumbai-1,350 3kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The district has a dry climate.
  • The maximum temperature ranges between 44 degrees and 47 degrees celsius
  • Minimum temperature is between minus five and one degree Celsius.

Administrative Setup

The district is composed of three sub-divisions, viz., Bharatpur, Deeg and Bayana. These sub-divisions have been further divided into ten tehsils namely, Bharatpur, Nadbai, Kumher, Bayana, Roopbas, Weir, Deeg, Kaman, Nagar and pahari and nine panchayat samitis.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 20,98,323
Density of population persons per sq.kms 414
Literacy per cent 64.24
Total working population per cent 27.05
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 73.32
Agricultural labourers per cent 11.80
Household industry per cent 1.51
Other workers per cent 13.37

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 324550
2 Rapeseed and Mustard 297369
3 Bajra 118264
4 Jowar 22024
5 Masoor 16404
6 Gram 8762
7 Barley 6319
8 Guarseed 3585
9 Sugar cane 2104
10 Rice 1206
11 Field pea 264
12 Rapeseed 129
13 Groundnuts 45
14 Kidney bean (moth) 39
15 Maize 30
16 Black gram (urad) 19
17 Green gram (Moong) 14
18 Soyabeans 14

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 Bajari 2,338
2 Brick Earth 1,02,725
3 Churt 1,376
4 Fire Clay 1,284
5 Masonary Stone 1,22,824
6 Sand Stone 35,107
7 Silica Sand 4,870
8 Soap Stone 1,418

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There are six grid sub-stations (GSS) in Bharatpur district.
  • Water
    The important rivers of the district are Banganga, Gambhir and Rupard flowing only in the rainy season. Bharatpur Feeder and Gurgaon Canal are also extending the irrigation facilities in the district. Minor irrigation projects are Khurrampur canal, Ballabgarh canal, Lalitamundia canal, Lalpur canal, Pathera canal, Ramesh Swami canal, Dharsoni canal etc.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No.11 connecting Agra, Jaipur and Bikaner passes through Bharatpur. Its total length within the district is about 71 kms. The total road length is 1,985 kms.
  • Rail Transport
    The total rail length in the district is 262 kms out of which 207 kms., is broad gauge and 55 kms., is meter gauge. Bharatpur, Bayana and Nadbai the important business centres of the district are well connected by railways.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Agra.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 276
2 Telegraph offices 58
3 Telephone exchanges 34
4 Public call offices 815

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 109 93800 92100
Public Sector Banks 79 77000 80200
SBI and its Associates 24 22500 28800
Nationalised Banks 55 54500 51400
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 26 12500 11000
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 4 4200 800

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary Schools 1,249
2 Middle Schools 889
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 243
4 Colleges 11
5 ITIs and Polytechnics 7

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 4
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 5,658
  • No of Industrial Areas: 5
    • Bharatpur I.E /Old Ind.Area
    • Brik Industrial Area (Bharatpur)
    • Bayana
    • Deeg
    • Jurehera I.A.Sonkhar Kaman
  • Main Existing Industries Baby food, cattle feed, cement plants and machinery, ghee, grain and dal processing, heavy duty structures, hydraulic crane and general structure, leather foot wear, mathc boxes, nuts and bolts, oil mill, rail wagons, salt glazed stone ware pipe and fittings, skimmed milk, sleepers, spokes, steel structurals, steel wire.