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  • 6,219 sq. km. (1.82 per cent of the State).


Jhalawar district is situated in the south-east corner of Rajasthan at the edge of Malwa Plateau. On the South-West and East it touches the border of Madhya Pradesh State, in the North, the Mukandra range, running from North- West to East forms a rough boundary between the two district viz. Jhalawar and Kota.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jairpur-330 kms.
  • Kota-85 kms.
  • Delhi-584 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The minium temperature in the district varies from 1 to 5 degree.
  • Maximum temperature in the district varies from 43 to 47 degree.
  • The normal annual rainfall in the district is 104.47 cm.

Administrative Setup

There are three sub-division, Jhalawar, Aklera, Bhawani Mandi. There are six panchayat samities Jhalrapatan, Khanpur, Pirwa, Manohar Thana, Dag and Bakani, six towns and 1,589 vilalges in the district.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population Persons 11,80,342
Density of population persons per sq. km 190
Literacy per cent 57.98
Working Population per cent of population 38.00
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 63.02
Agricultural labourers per cent 19.19
Servicing and repairs per cent 1.39
Other works per cent 16.40

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 1,61,160
2 Maize 67,290
3 Gram 15,010
4 Jowar 15,010
5 Paddy 660
6 Bajra 90


  • Electricity 
    There are two 132/33 KV grid sub-station in Jhalawar district. One at Jhalawar of 10/12.5 MVA capacity and another at Bhawani Mandi of the same capacity. The district has 1448 villages, of which 1316 were electrified as of March 2000.
  • Water
    As the ground water is available at a depth of 15 to 20 metres, drinking water does not pose any problem. The medium soze irrigation projects in the district are Bhim Sagar Project, Champi Dam and Harish Chandra Sagar Project.
  • Road Transport
    Almost all the towns and most of the important places are well connected with the district headquarter. The Jaipur-Bhopal National Highway also passes through Jhalawar. The total length of different category of roads in the district was 1,360 km as of march 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    Poor rail connectivity. The district is connected with rail facilities at four places viz. Jhalawar Road, Choumahala, Pachpahar and Bhawani Mandi which comes in the way of Delhi-Mumbai broad gauge line of Western Railway.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Udaipur (284 kms)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post office 250
2 Telegraph office 69
3 Telephone exchange 32
4 Public call office 702


Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 63 38400 26800
Public Sector Banks 35 23900 20000
SBI and its Associates 13 13800 9700
Nationalised Banks 22 10100 10300
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 24 9400 5900
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 4 5100 800

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges 3
2 Higher secondary schools 92
3 Middle schools 327
4 Primary schools 1243
5 ITIs 5

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large and medium scale running units:3
  • No. of small scale units:4,571
  • No. of industrial areas:15
  • Export items: Guargum powder
  • Main industries Major industries in the district are bricks, butter and ghee, cotton, ginning and pressing, cotton seed oil, cotton textiles, cotton yarn, gypsum grinding, IMFL, milk powder, oil mills, plaster of paris, sugar, rectified spirit, rice milling, solvent extracted oil and solvent extracted rice bran oil and cake.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Jhalawar


Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Progress of Implementation
State Government Jhalawar(B) Canal, dams etc. 47.03 Under Implementation
Chhapi Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Jhalawar(B) Waters 45.00 Proposed
Jhalawar Rashtriya Sam Vikas Project - New Unit - Proposed
State Government Jhalawar(B) Canal, dams etc. 17.95 Under Implementation
Parwan Lift Irrigation Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jhalawar(B) Power transmission line infrastructure 7.00 Proposed
Jhalawar Substation Project - New Unit - Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Bakani Power transmission line infrastructure - Announcement
J.K.Feeder-Bakani Transmission Line Project Jhalawar(B)
New Unit - Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jhalawar(B) Power transmission line infrastructure - Announcement
Sangod-Jhalawar Power Transmission Line Project Sangod New Unit - Announcement
  Jhalawar(B) - - Announcement
Total Investment 116.98