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Area

  • 6,955 sq.kms. (2.03 per cent of the State)

Location

The district is bound in the north and north-west by Kota, Jhalawar and Bundi districts and in the west by Chittaurgarh.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The mean daily maximum temperature is 42.6 degrees celsius
  • Thee mean daily minimum temperature is 29.7 degrees celsius.

Administrative Setup

For administrative purposes, the district has been divided into three sub-division viz., Baran, Shahbad and Chhabra consisting altogether of seven tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 10,22,568
Density of population persons per sq.kms 146
Literacy per cent 28.87
Total working population per cent 33.07
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 57.98
Agricultural labourers per cent 20.95
Manufacturing, processing servicing and repairs per cent 3.94
Other workers per cent 17.13

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Rapeseed & Mustard 253125
2 Soyabeans 229353
3 Wheat 156111
4 Coriander 57766
5 Maize 42458
6 Rice 4552
7 Jowar 3974
8 Gram 3358
9 Bajra 1597
10 Sugar cane 771
11 Groundnuts 722
12 Fenugreek seed 630
13 Barley 457
14 Black gram (urad) 320
15 Field pea 176
16 Linseed 155
17 Masoor 106
18 Rapeseed 60

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There are three power houses in Baran district with a generation capacity of 12 MW. These are located at Baran and Chhabra. Of the 1070 villages, 1037 villages were electrified as on 31 March 2000. 
  • Water
    The water for irrigation is available from Chambal canal in the tehsils of Baran and Mangrol besides wells/tube wells. All the 5 towns of the district have already been covered under drinking water supply scheme and there are 39 water supply schemes operating in the district. 
  • Road Transport
    The district is well connected to all district headquarters of the State. The total road length in the district was 1,491 kms as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    The district has 95 kms railway line on Kota-Baran route. 
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Jaipur (239 kms)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 197
2 Telegraph offices 53
3 Telephone exchanges 24
4 Public call offices 724

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 56 36800 34100
Public Sector Banks 31 24000 27900
SBI and its Associates 16 14200 19000
Nationalised Banks 15 9800 8900
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 23 8900 5700
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 2 3800 500

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary Schools 930
2 Middle Schools 332
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 102
4 Degree Colleges 2
5 ITI 3

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 2
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 2,012
  • No of Industrial Areas: 2
    • Baran
    • Chhabra
  • Main Industries
    Agricultural based units, cotton (in bales) textiles, embroidery, jute and jute based unit, leather units, metal based units, machine and machinery units, paper and products, petroleum based mineral units, readymade garments, rubber and plastic units, silk and artificial yarn clothes, soda water, tobacco, wool.