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Area

  • 5,550 sq. kms. (1.62 per cent of the State)

Location

The district is situated in the south-eastern part of Rajasthan. It is bound in the north by Tonk, in the west by Bhilwara and on the south-west by Chittorgarh districts. The river Chambal forms the southern and eastern boundaries separating the Bundi and Kota territories. The southern tehsils of Bundi forms a wedge between Bhilwara and Kota and also touches Chittorgarh district.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-202 kms.
  • Delhi-483 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-827 kms.
  • Mumbai-1,378 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The district is generally dry except during the monsoon or winter rains.
  • Maximum temperature is 42.6 degrees celsius
  • Minimum temperature is 29.7 degrees celsius.
  • Normal annual rainfall in the district is 76.41 cms.

Administrative Setup

There are two sub-divisions in the district viz., Bundi and Nainwa. These two sub-divisions are further divided into four tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 9,61,269
Density of population persons per sq.kms 173
Literacy per cent 55.80
Total working population per cent 34.21
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 59.26
Agricultural labourers per cent 9.73
Household industry per cent 2.59
Other workers per cent 28.42

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 266007
2 Rapeseed & Mustard 204252
3 Sugar cane 85242
4 Soyabeans 47908
5 Maize 36757
6 Rice 11200
7 Gram 2911
8 Field pea 1758
9 Black gram (urad) 1692
10 Masoor 1481
11 Coriander 1408
12 Barley 1400
13 Bajra 1369
14 Jowar 749
15 Groundnuts 509
16 Rapeseed 276
17 Fenugreek seed 224
18 Guarseed 110
19 Linseed 86
20 Turmeric 64

Mineral Production

The major minerals found in the district are limestone and silica sand. The minor minerals quarried are sandstone, marble, bajri, masonary stone, marrum and China clay.

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Lime Stone 4,36,000
2 Masonary Stone 1,33,980
3 Silica Sand 14,981
4 Sand Stone 11,96,926
5 Marble 1,859
6 Granite 27

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    In Bundi district, the distribution of power is controlled through 2 big 132 KV sub-centers. These sub-centers are located in Bundi and Lakheri. To strengthen and make regular power supply, a new sub-centre is being constructed at village Namana, panchayat samiti Talera. As of 31 March 2000, 820 villages were electrified.
  • Water
    There has been a gradual increase in the canal irrigated area over the years. The two tehsils Bundi and Keshoraipatan are in the Chambal compound area. The major sources of irrigation in Bundi and Keshoraipatan are canals, while in tehsils of Hindoli and Nainwa the major source of irrigation is wells.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No.12 (Jaipur-Jabalpur) passes through Hindoli tehsil in the north and Bundi tehsil in the south. The total road length of this road in the district is 64 kms and total road length in the district is 1,526 kms.
  • Rail Transport
    The nearest railway station to Bundi city is Bundi road. The two rail routes passing through the district are Delhi-Bombay and Kota-Chittorgarh route on broad gauge. The total railway line in the district is 126 kms.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is Jaipur (202 kms)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices and Telegraph offices 207
2 Telephone exchanges 37
3 Public call offices 512

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 61 38300 29900
Public Sector Banks 27 24500 21300
SBI and its Associates 7 10800 7300
Nationalised Banks 20 13700 14000
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 28 9200 7900
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 6 4600 700

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary Schools 933
2 Middle Schools 341
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 89
4 Degree Colleges 2
5 Special Commercial Schools 3
6 ITI 3

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 5
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 2,211
  • No of Industrial Areas: 5
    • Bswari-Govindpur
    • Bundi By-pass
    • Bundi-Nainwa Road
    • Bundi Chittorgarh
    • Indergarh.
  • Main Existing Industries
    • General engineering
    • Oil mill
    • Oil refinery
    • Paper
    • Poha making
    • Portland cement
    • Rice milling
    • Stone cutting
    • Polishing
    • Sugar
  • Export Items
    • Cement
    • Rice

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Bundi

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
ACC Group Lakheri Cement 300.00 Proposed
Lakheri Cement Project Bundi Subs. Expn. - Proposed
ACC Group Lakheri Thermal electricity 100.00 Under Implementation
Lakheri Captive Power Project Bundi New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Garrda Canal, dams etc. 39.51 Announcement
Garrda Irrigation Project Bundi New Unit - Announcement
Total Investment 439.51