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Area

  • 22,850 sq.km. (is 6.68 per cent of the State)

Location

Jodhpur district is centrally located in western part of the state. It is headquarter of western districts of the state, i.e., Pali, Jodhpur Nagaur, Sirohi, Barmer, Jalore and Jaisalmer. It is boun by Bikaner and Jaisalmer districts in the north, Barmer and Pali districts in south, Nagaur district in the east and Jaisalmer district in the west.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-338 Kms
  • Delhi-604 Kms
  • Ahmedabad-460 Kms
  • Mumbai-1011 Kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The minimum temperature has been recorded at 2 degrees Celsius and maximum temperature varies between 45 degrees Celsius.
  • The rainfall in the district varies between 10.3 cm. to 64 cm. and average being 27.94 cm.

Administrative Setup

The district is divided into two sub-divisions, i.e. Jodhpur & Phalodi and six tehsils, i.e. Jodhpur, Osian, Phalodi, Bilara, Bhopalgarh and Balesar and nine panchayat samities.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 28,80,777
Density of population persons per sq. km 126
Literacy per cent 57.38
Total working population per cent 36.49
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 53.4
Agricultural laborers per cent 6.8
Household industry manufacturing, - -
Processing servicing and repairs per cent 2.2
Other workers per cent 37.6

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 76,130
2 Bajra 1,66,320
3 Ground nut 23,240
4 Jowar 20,140
5 Gram 230

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    The main source of supply of power to Jodhpur are Kota atomic power station, Bhakra-Vyas project, Rana Pratap Sagar and Jawahar Sagar dams. Electrification of villages has been done to the extent of 100 % out of 860 villages. Presently there is one grid sub-station of 220 kva, six grid sub-section of 132 kv & fifty two 33/11 kv sub stations upto 31 March 2000.
  • Water
    There are about 1313 tube wells in the district and by and large major portion of the irrigation is being carried out with the help of wells, which number about 15631. There is a single river "Luni" which flows in the district and 15,000 hectartes land area is being irrigated by it.
  • Road Transport
    The district has road connections with Sirohi, Pali, Bikaner, Nagaur, Ajmer, Jaipur, Jalore, Barmer and Jaisalmer. The length of the roads in the district is 5825 km as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    The district is directly connected by meter gauge railway lines with Pali, Sirohi, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Nagaur, Jalore, Ahmedabad, Churu and by broad gauge railway lines with Jaipur, Delhi, Kota, Mumbai, Howrah and Lucknow. Total length of railway lines in the district is 344 km.
  • Air Transport
    Jodhpur is connected to Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Delhi and Mumbai.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 399
2 Telegraph offices 86
3 Telephone exchanges 85
4 Public call offices 822

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All scheduled commercial banks 169 324300 207600
Public Sector Banks 127 275100 175800
State Bank of India & its - - -
Associates 42 120100 74300
Nationalised Banks 85 155000 101500
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 25 8000 6900
Other scheduled commercial banks 17 41300 25000

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary schools 1,986
2 Middle schools 708
3 Secondary and higher secondary schools 279
4 Engineering college 1
5 Polytechnic 2
6 University 1

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large & medium scale industries: 14
  • No. of small scale units: 10,571
  • Industrial Areas B.K.K., Basni I, Basni II, Boramada I, Boromada II, Electrical Basni I, electronics complex, Khichan, Mandore, Mathania, mini growth centre, Sangariya, New Jhodhpur, Phalodyu Shilp Gram Pal and transferred industrial area.
  • Main existing industries Agricultural equipments and tractor trolleys, ball bering, calcium carbonate, cotton and synthetic yarn, copper and copper based alloy industries.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Jodhpur

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Mathania Solar energy 872.00 Under Implementation
Mathania Power Project Multi Fuel Based Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Phalodi Roadways 245.00 Proposed
Phalodi-Pachpadra-Ramji-Ki-Gol Highway Project Jodhpur(B) Ren./Mod. - Proposed
  Ramaji Ki Gol - - Proposed
  Jodhpur(B) - - Proposed
Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jodhpur(B) Railways 52.96 Under Implementation
Luni-Jodhpur G C Project Luni Ren./Mod. - Under Implementation
  Jodhpur(B) - - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jodhpur(B) Power transmission line infrastructure 35.00 Under Implementation
Jodhpur Substation Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Basni Reactive dyes 22.00 Proposed
Vinyl Sulphone Ester Project Jodhpur(B) Subs. Expn.-New Art. - Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Boranada Food processing parks 13.67 Proposed
Boranada Food Park Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Proposed
State Government Jodhpur(B) Roadways 11.30 Announcement
Jodhpur-Osia Road R O B (MDR-23) Project Osia New Unit - Announcement
  Jodhpur(B) - - Announcement
State Govt. - Statutory Bodies Boranada Food processing parks 10.00 Announcement
Boranda Agro Park Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Announcement
State Government Jodhpur(B) Roadways 5.99 Announcement
Jodhpur-Osian-Phalodi Road Project Osian-Phalodi Ren./Mod. - Announcement
- Jodhpur(B) - - Announcement
State Government Luni tehsil Roadways 4.00 Announcement
Luni Tehsil Rural Road Project Jodhpur(B) Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Private (Indian) Ashapurna Nagar Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Ashapurna Nagar Township Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Ashapurna City Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Ashapurna City Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Shastri Nagar Departmental stores & shopping malls - Under Implementation
Ashapurna Mall & Multiplex Projext Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Sikargarh Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Ashapurna Sikargarh Township Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Jodhpur(B) Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Ashapurna Valley (Jodhpur) Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Borananda Export processing zone - Proposed
Borananda Handicrafts S E Z Project Jodhpur(B) New Unit - Proposed
Central Government Jodhpur(B) Hotel & restaurant services - Announcement
Jodhpur Budget Hotel Project - New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Jodhpur(B) Departmental stores & shopping malls - Under Implementation
Ansal Royal Plaza Shopping Mall Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Total Investment 1271.92