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Area

  • Geographical Area: 5069.64 Sq. Kms
  • Under Forest : 1658.19 Sq. Kms

Location

District Karauli Hq. is connected with NH 11 ( Jaipur - Agra Highway) by karauli-hindaun-mahua link road and with District dholpur to its east by karauli-badi-dholpur road. In its south District Hq. is connected with District Sawai madhopur by Karauli - Gangapur city link road. All Sub division and tehsil hq. are connected with district hq. by roads. Railways Broadguagc line also touches the district at Hindaun city Rly Station in between Delhi-Bombay route.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur - 136 kms.
  • Bharatpur - 121 kms.
  • Agra - 124 kms.
  • Delhi - 203 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The temperature varies between minimum of 2 degrees celsius to the maximum of 49 degrees celsius.
  • The average rainfall 68.92 cm

Administrative Setup

Sr. Setup No.
1 Sub-Division 5
2 Tehsil 6
3 Development Blocks 5
4 Gram Panchayats 223
5 Inhabited Villages 836
6 Un-inhabited Villages 42
7 Total Villages 878
8 Nagar Palikas 3

Human Resources

Indicators of HR Units No.
Population (2001) persons 1205631
Density of population persons per sq.kms 218
Literacy per cent 64.59
Sex Ratio female per 1000 male 846

Major Crops

Main Crops of District Karauli are Wheat, Gram and Mustard ( Ravi) and Barley, Jawar and Peanuts (Kharif)

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 2007-08 Tonnes
1 Sand Stone 10,94,137
2 Massionary Stone 4,23,522
3 Silica Sand 1,62,350
4 White Clay 42,957

Infrastructure

  • Water
    92 villages brought under Drinking water schemes. There are 9918hand pumps. Other schemes for water resources are P.N.T. Janta Jal Yojna, Piped schemes, Hand pump scheme & Traditional sourse scheme
  • Road Transport
    Karauli is situated only 64 kms distance of the well known Jaipur-Agra Highway.
  • Rail Transport
    The nearest railway station at Gangaur city, 30km, where all trains except Rajdhani Express stop.
  • Air Transport
    Karauli does not have an airport, and the nearest airport is Jaipur, at a distance of 136 kms from Karauli.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 247
2 Telephone offices 07
3 S.T.D. 125
4 PCOs 352

Banking

Sr. No. Banks Offices (No.)
1 Commercial Banks 35
2 Central Co-operative Banks 5
3 Rural Banks 14
4 Land development Banks 5

Average population served per bank: 15724

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary Schools 1074
2 U.P.S. 417
3 Secondary School 79
4 Sr. Secondary School 62
5 Private Secondary School 146
6 Private Sr. Secondary School 32
7 Govt. College (Boys) 2
8 Govt. College (Girls) 1
9 B.Ed.(Private) 7
10 I.T.I. 1
11 Diet 1

Industrial Scenario

Main occupation in Karauli District are Mining, Agriculture, Animal Husbandary