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  • 12,436 sq. km. (3.63 per cent of the State)


The district is bound on the north and north west by Sawai Madhopur, Tonk and Bundi districts. The Chambal river separates these districts from Kota district, forming the natural boundary.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur- 239 kms
  • Delhi-505 kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The mean daily maximum temperature is 42.6 degrees celsius.
  • The mean daily manimum is 29.7 degrees celsius.
  • The average annual rainfall in the district is 885.6 mm.

Administrative Setup

For administrative purposes, the area has been divided into two sub- divisions viz. Kota, Ramganj Mandi, which in turn are divided into five tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 1,56,8580
Density of population persons per sq. km. 288
Literacy per cent 74.45
Total working population per cent 48.16
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 17.91
Agricultural labourers per cent 8.14
Household industry, manufacturing, - -
Processing serving and repairs per cent 17.93
Other workers per cent 56.02

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 2,20,060
2 Rapeseed & mustard 1,94,180
3 Soyabean 1,89,520
4 Coriander 42,170
5 Jowar 11,430
6 Rice 10,790
7 Maize 10,540
8 Gram 2,310
9 Barley 750
10 Groundnut 510
11 Sugarcane 240

Mineral Production

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Lime stone 15,55,000
2 Masanory stone 3,23,553
3 Line stone (burning) 82,790
4 Sand stone 58,440
5 Kankar bajari 22,223


  • Electricity 
    Electric power is made available to Kota from the genration of electricity from Rana Pratap Sagar (172 mw), Jawahar Sagar (99 mw), Kota Thermal Power Station (850 mw), Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (440 mw). The third stage of Kota Thermal Power Plant (210 mw) has started, increasing thereby the total capacity to 850 mw. Out of the total 811 villages, 782 have were electrified upto 31 March 2000.
  • Water
    The water for irrigation is available from Chambal canal in the tehsils of Ladura, Digod and Pipalda besides wells/tube wells. All the 5 towns of the district has already been covered under drinking water supply scheme.
  • Road Transport
    The district is well connected with neighbouring districts & with major cities outside the state. National highway no.12 (Jaipur - Jodhpur) passes through the district. The total road length in the district is 1,752 km. as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    Delhi-Mumbai railway line passes through the Kota-junction. The district has 148.83 km railway line on Kota-Ruthia section, 98.72 km on Nagda-Mathura (Mumbai-Delhi) section and 24.26 km on Kota-Chittorgarh section. The broad gauge railway facility between Kota & Jodhpur via Jaipur was inagurated recently.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Jaipur (239 kms).
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Main post offices 2
2 Sub-post offices 196
3 Branch post offices 316
4 Telegraph offices 59
5 Telephone exchanges 44
6 Public call offices 699


Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 132 216300 139600
Public Sector Banks 82 156200 115000
SBI and its Associates 29 60500 48200
Nationalised Banks 53 95700 66800
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 33 15000 9700
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 17 45100 14900

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Open university (Kota) 1
2 Degree colleges 9
3 Higher secondary schools 50
4 Secondary schools 296
5 Middle schools 596
6 Primary schools 767
7 ITIs 4

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large & medium scale units: 21
  • No. of small scale units: 4,101
  • No. of industrial areas: 14 Bhimpura Electronic Complex, Electronic Complex, Furniture Industrial Area, Indraprastha, Lakhawa, Large Scale Industrial Area, Old Industrial Estate, Ramganj Mandi, Small Industrial Area and Suket.
  • Main Industries Caustic soda, channel gates, cotton textiles, electrical machinery embroidary units, engineering units, EPBX electronic exchange, general engineering works, kota stone cutting and polishing, leather footwear, nylon yarn, oil mills, paper and paper products, plastic, polyster filament yarn, poha making, portland cement, PVC resin, readymade garments, rice milling, soda water, tobacco, transport equipments, woollen, silk & artificial thread based cloth and wooden furniture.
  • Export Items Caustic soda flakes, cement, copper and copper based tubes, EPBX electronic exchanges, deolied cake, high tenacity viscose, kota stone and tiles, nylon filament tarn, polyester filament yarn, PVC resins, equipments and tyre yarn, tyre-chord fabric.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Kota


Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Progress of Implementation
Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Rawatbhata Nuclear electricity 3072.00 Under Implementation
Rewatbhata(Kota) Atomic Power Project Kota New Unit - Under Implementation
Samtel Group Kota CCTV monitors/receivers 123.00 Under Implementation
Colour Funnel Project Enterprises - New Unit - Under Implementation
Central Govt. - Commercial Rawatbhata Power transmission line infrastructure 120.00 Proposed
RAPP(Rawathbhata)-Kota Power Transmission Project Kota New Unit - Proposed
Samtel Group Kota Glass shells for BW TV tubes 115.00 Under Implementation
Glass Shell Project - Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn.   Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Morak Cement 74.54 Proposed
Cement Project Kota Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn.   Proposed
Birla B.K. Group Morak Thermal electricity 70.00 Under Implementation
Captive Power Project Kota New Unit   Under Implementation
DCM Shriram Consolidated Group Kota Plastic Products 35.00 Proposed
Kota Extrusion Plant Project - New Unit   Proposed
State Government Khanpur bypass Roadways 24.51 Announcement
Khanpur Bypass on Baran-Jhalawar-Dug Agar Road Proj. Kota New Unit - Announcement
DCM Shriram Consolidated Group Kota Alkali & alkali-earth metals 24.00 Announcement
Chlor-Alkali Expansion Project - Subs. Expn. - Announcement
State Government Kota Roadways 11.00 Proposed
Kota(Borkhed-Anantpura) Overbridge Project - New Unit - Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Ranpur Food processing parks 10.35 Under Implementation
Ranpur Food Park Project Kota New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Ranpur Food processing parks 10.30 Proposed
Ranpur Agro Park Project Kota New Unit - Proposed
State Govt. - Statutory Bodies Ranpur Food processing parks 10.00 Announcement
Ranpur Agro Park Project Kota New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Kota Hospitals, health care centres, etc. 7.32 Under Implementation
Kota Cardiac Hospital Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
State Government Dadabari Roadways 2.00 Announcement
Dadabari-Garh Palace Road Project Kota
Garh Palace
New Unit - Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Kota Thermal electricity - Announcement
Kota Power Project State V - New Unit - Announcement
Central Government Kota Roadways - Announcement
RJ/MP Border-Kota Highway Project - New Unit - Announcement
DCM Shriram Consolidated Group Kota Cement - Announcement
Cement Expansion Project - Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Total Investment 3709.02