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Area

  • 2,950 sq. kms. (0.86 per cent of the State)

Location

The district is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan. It is bound in the north by Alwar district, in south by Sawai Madhopur district, in the west by Jaipur district and in the east by Bharatpur district.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-56 kms.
  • Delhi-317 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-681 kms.
  • Mumbai-1232 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The climate of the district is dry and is subject to extremeness of cold and heat at various places.
  • The minimum and maximum temperatures recorded in the district are 3.33 degrees celsius and 44 degrees celsius respectively.
  • The normal annual rainfall is 55.2 cms.

Administrative Setup

The district has 5 tehsils and 5 blocks, viz., Bandikui, Dausa, Lalsot, Mahwa and Sikrai.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 13,16,790
Density of population persons per sq. km. 384
Literacy per cent 62.75
Total working population per cent 30.70
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 70.50
Agricultural labourers per cent 6.89
Household industry manufacturing - -
processing servicing and repairs per cent 12.6
Other workers per cent 10.01

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 196416
2 Bajra 117822
3 Rapeseed & Mustard 103545
4 Groundnuts 18390
5 Barley 11586
6 Gram 9525
7 Guarseed 7893
8 Jowar 5998
9 Maize 2260
10 Rapeseed 446
11 Field pea 79
12 Kidney bean (moth) 48
13 Sugar cane 48
14 Cowpea (Chowri) 33
15 Green gram (Moong) 22

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 Silica sand 9,919
2 Quartz 968
3 Soap stone 1,308
4 China clay 455
5 Dolomite 1,376
6 Cheja patti 43,565
7 Marble luffers 21,737
8 Stealite 92

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    Dausa district is receiving the power supplied by the Anta Gas Turbine system, Kota. There are 20 electric sub-stations at 16 places in the district. As of March 2000, all villages in the district were electrified.
  • Water
    The major rivers passing through the Dausa district are Sawa and Banganga.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No. 11 linking Bikaner to Agra passes through Dausa district for a total length of 92 kms. The total length of different types of roads in the district is about 1,508 kms as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    At present Dausa district is connected with Broad gauge rail route with Jaipur, Alwar and Delhi.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Jaipur (56 kms).
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 249
2 Telegraph offices 19
3 Telephone exchanges 41
4 Public call offices 638

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 60 49900 26500
Public Sector Banks 41 40300 22500
SBI and its Associates 14 19500 9100
Nationalised Banks 27 20800 13400
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 15 7300 3400
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 4 2300 600

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges 5
2 Higher Secondary Schools 154
3 Secondary schools 89
4 Higher primary schools 332
5 Primary schools 930
6 Training schools/institutions 1

Industrial Scenario

  • No.of small scale units: 471
  • No.of industrial areas: 6
    1. Bandikul
    2. Bapi
    3. Dausa
    4. Jirota
    5. Lalsot
    6. Mahuwa
  • Main existing industries Automobile repairing workshops, dal mills, durries, general repairing workshops, ice plant, milk chilling, marble slabs, printing press, quick lime, soap stone grinding, stone carving, tyre retreading, woolen carpets.