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Area

  • 3,770 sq. kms. (1.01 per cent of the State)

Location

The district is located in the southern part of Rajasthan. The district Udaipur and Banswara lie in north and east of Dungarpur district respectively. On south and west, it is surrounded by the borders of the neighbouring state of Gujarat

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-425 kms.
  • Udaipur-100 kms.
  • Delhi-737 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-160 kms.
  • Mumbai-711 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The district has a dry climate with hot season, milder than in the desert regions of Rajasthan.
  • The maximum temperature in the district is between 40-45 degrees celsius.
  • The minimum temperature is between 10-12 degrees celsius.
  • The annual rainfall varies from 820 mm at Kanaba to 477 mm at Dhambola.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total population persons 11,07.037
Density of population persons per sq.km. 294
Literacy per cent 48.32
Total working population per cent 30.28
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 67.88
Agricultural labourers per cent 13.85
Household industry manufacturing, - -
processing servicing and repairs per cent 2.32
Other workers per cent 15.93

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 80,870
2 Maize 52,350
3 Paddy 20,270
4 Gram 12,330
5 Sugarcane 7,250
6 Barley 2,790
7 Rapeseed and Mustard 600
8 Jowar 370
9 Bajra 100
10 Groundnut 9

Mineral Production

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Stealite 41,214

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There are five grid sub-stations in the district with the capacity of 22.1 MVA. As of March 2000, out of 846 villages 840 were electrified.
  • Water
    There are three main rivers in the district viz., Mahi, Soni and Jakham. Ground water in the district occurs under semiconfined conditions about 5 metres below the ground level. The ground water available in the district is found suitable for both irrigation and drinking purposes.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No.8 running between Delhi and Bombay passes through the district. Most of the important towns and important places in the district are well connected by roads with district Headquarters. The total length of different categories of roads in the district is about 1,451 kms.
  • Rail Transport
    The existing railway line is a part of the Udaipur-Ahmedabad meter gauge line and runs a distance of 42 kms. inside the district. The main stations of this district on this line are Kotana, Dungarpur, Bhawnath, Jagabor and Bechiwara.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest air port is at Udaipur (100 kms.).
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 297
2 Telegraph offices 54
3 Telephone exchanges 33
4 PCOs 532

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 62 68500 16700
Public Sector Banks 38 57500 13100
SBI and its Associates 9 26700 5200
Nationalised Banks 29 30800 7900
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 20 6800 3100
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 4 4200 500

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges 18
2 Higher Secondary Schools 108
3 Primary & middle schools 1,661
4 ITIs 3
5 Others 2
6 Total 1,792

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large & medium scale units: 1
  • No. of small scale units: 1,804
  • No. of industrial units: 2
    • Dungarpur
    • Sagwara
  • Main existing industries
    • Acrylic and blended yarns,
    • chemical based units,
    • general engineering
    • workshops,
    • handloom cloth,
    • masala grinding,
    • marble slabs and tiles,
    • marble chips and powder,
    • oil and dal mills,
    • printing press,
    • rice
    • milling,
    • spun yarn and textiles