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Area

  • 10,856 sq.kms. (3.17 per cent of the State)

Location

Chittaurgarh district lies in the south-eastern part of the State. It is surrounded by Kot in the east and Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh and Banswara in the south-west, Udaipur and Rajsamand in the west and Bhilwara and Bundin in the north.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-309 kms.
  • Delhi-570 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-422 kms.
  • Mumbai-973 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • Mean maximum temperature of the district is 45 degrees celsius
  • Mean minimum temperature is 7 degrees celsius
  • Normal rainfall is 85.21 cms.

Administrative Setup

For the purpose of administration, the district is divided into 5 administrative sub-divisions and 12 tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 18,02,656
Density of population persons per sq.kms 166
Literacy per cent 54.31
Total working population per cent 49.03
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 76.06
Agricultural labourers per cent 9.71
Servicing and repairs per cent 1.50
Other workers per cent 18.73

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-06 Tonnes
1 Maize 276128
2 Wheat 266321
3 Rapeseed & Mustard 140750
4 Soyabeans 135094
5 Groundnuts 54843
6 Sugar cane 45636
7 Gram 34401
8 Fenugreek seed 12032
9 Jowar 8303
10 Barley 7625
11 Black gram (urad) 5095
12 Guarseed 2158
13 Rapeseed 2146
14 Masoor 1486
15 Coriander 1199
16 Rice 1048
17 Psyllium seeds 566
18 Field pea 351
19 Cumin seed 329
20 Green gram (Moong) 231
21 Linseed 179
22 Cowpea (Chowri) 59

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Lime Stone (Cement Grade) 71,53,000
2 Kaolin 40,929
3 Laterite 88,811
4 Ochre 3,17,905
5 Silica Sand 27,445
6 Lime Stone 7,153
7 Silver 35

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There are thirty-two 33/11 KV Sub-stations in the district with a total capacity of 80.28 MVA. As of 31 March 2000, 2,078 villages of the 2,172 villages were electrified.
  • Water
    Chittorgarh is one of the most fertile districts of Rajasthan. The ground water in the district occurs predominantly in the bedrock where the water level is normally about 10 metres below the ground level. The main rivers of the district are Chambal, Banas, Orai, Zakam, Gambhiri. Several major irrigation projects have been constructed by impounding the course of Gambhiri, Berach, Wagon.
  • Road Transport
    The district is well connected with metallic roads with all nearby districts namely, Udaipur, Bhilwara, Banswara and Bundi. The total length of different categories of roads in the districts is about 2,831 kms as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    The Chittorgarh district is connected with Kota and Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh by broad gauge and with Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Himatnagar, Ahmedabad and Ratlam via Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh by meter gauge railway line. The total railway line is 127 kms.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is Udaipur (116 kms.)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities Nos.
1 Post offices 401
2 Telegraph offices 61
3 Telephone exchanges 58
4 Public call offices 780

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 110 105700 45700
Public Sector Banks 67 85900 38200
SBI and its Associates 25 49700 20100
Nationalised Banks 42 36200 18100
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 33 10500 6200
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 10 9400 1300

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions Nos.
1 Primary Schools 1,863
2 Middle Schools 524
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 184
4 Colleges 5
5 Professional and Special Education Schools 5
6 Polytechnic 1
7 ITI 4

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 10
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 3,882
  • No of Industrial Areas: 7
    • Ajolian-ka-Khera
    • Chittorgarh
    • Kapasa
    • Manpura
    • Nimbahera
    • Pratapgarh
    • Transfer Area (Chittorgarh)
  • Main Existing Industries Bidi, cement, chemical based units, cotton (in bales) textiles, electrical machinery and parts, general engineering workshop, ghee, oil and dal mills, lead, leather footwear, machine tools, marble slabs and tiles, paper and paper products, polished marble tiles, rubber and plastic units, solvent extraction plants, sugar, wood and wood products, zinc.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Chittaurgarh

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Sterlite Inds. Group Chanderiya Zinc 1350.00 Announcement
Chanderiya Zinc Project Chittaurgarh Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Birla Aditya Group Shambhupura Cement 1200.00 Announcement
Shambhupura Cement Expansion Chittaurgarh Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Chittaurgarh Roadways 170.00 Proposed
Chittorgarh Bypass (NH-76) Project - New Unit - Proposed
J.K. Singhania Group Nimbahera Energy from waste recycling 111.00 Announcement
Waste Heat Recovery Based Power Chittaurgarh New Unit - Announcement
J.K. Singhania Group Chittorgarh Thermal electricity 85.00 Announcement
Petroleum-Coke Based Power Project Chittaurgarh New Unit - Announcement
J.K. Singhania Group Chittorgarh Cement 50.00 Proposed
White/Grey Cement Expansion Project Chittaurgarh Subs. Expn. - Proposed
State Government Nimbahera Roadways 30.14 Announcement
Nimbahera Bypass Project Chittaurgarh New Unit - Announcement
State Government Mohata Canal, dams etc. 11.76 Under Implementation
Gambhiri Irrigation Project Chittaurgarh Ren./Mod. - Under Implementation
State Government Nimbahera Canal, dams etc. 2.88 Proposed
Bhawalia Irrigation Project Chittaurgarh New Unit - Proposed
State Government Sarsi ka Naka Canal, dams etc. 2.79 Proposed
Sarsi Ka Naka Irrigation Project Chittaurgarh New Unit - Proposed
State Government Arnod Canal, dams etc. 1.87 Proposed
Chacha Khedi Irrigation Project Chittaurgarh New Unit - Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jakham Dam Hydro electricity - Announcement
Jakham Dam Hydel Power Project Hydel Based Chittaurgarh New Unit - Announcement
Total Investment 3015.44