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Area

  • 17,718 sq. km. (5.18 per cent of the state)

Location

Because of its central situation in Rajasthan, it shares its border with several other districts of the state. In the north, it is bound by Bikaner and Churu districts, in the east by Sikar and Jaipur districts, in the south by Ajmer and Pali districts and in the west by Jodhpur district.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-247 kms
  • Delhi-500 kms
  • Ahmedabad-872 kms
  • Mumbai-1,432 kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The mean temperature is 23.5 degree celsius
  • The mean maximum temperature is 47 degrees celsius.
  • The mean minimum is 3 degrees celsius.
  • The average rainfall in the district is 38.86 cms.

Administrative Setup

For the purpose of administration, the district is divided into four administrative sub-division, viz., Nagaur, Merta, Deedwana and Parbatsar. Each sub-division is divided into two tehsils viz., Nagaur, Jayal, Merta, Degana, Deedwana, Ladnu, Parbatsar and Nava.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 27,73,894
Density of population persons per sq.km. 157
Literacy per cent 58.26
Total working population per cent 39.74

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Bajra 3,79,930
2 Wheat 1,41,400
3 Rapeseed & mustard 1,32,140
4 Guar seed 31,570
5 Gram 25,560
6 Barley 24,610
7 Jowar 19,860
8 Maize 270

Mineral Production

Main minerals of the area are felspar, quartz, asbestos, soapstone, magnesitie, calcite, limestone, mica, emerald, marble, granite, and masonary stone. Fairly good reserves of barytes fluorit, wolastonite and vermiculite have also been found.

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Gypsum 2,27,070
2 Lime stone 36,900
3 Masonary stone 1,62,562
4 Marble stones 48,580
5 Marble block 4,58,300

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There is no source of electricity generation in the district. All the power consumed is received from other places. Special attention gas has been given to rural electrification and by March 1993, 1374 villages were electrified. There are nine 33/11 kv power sub-stations in the district with the capacity of 183.79 mva. The number of power connections released were 1,57,116 as on 31 March 2000.
  • Water
    River Luni is a non-perennial river, it rises near Pushkar in Ajmer district and after passing over the western slopes of the Aravali, it crosses Nagaur district in the south and flows through it towards the west for nearly 37 km. before entering into Pali
  • Road Transport
    All the important places in the district are connected with bus services. Total length of different category of roads in the district was about 5,038 km as of March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    Nagaur town in the district is connected by a broad gauge line with Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bikaner and Delhi. Total length of railway line within the district is 384 km.
  • Air Transport
    The neareat air port is at Jodhpur (137 km)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 542
2 Telegraph offices 165
3 Telephone exchanges 98
4 Public call offices 1026

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 128 105400 49200
Public Sector Banks 65 82500 37000
SBI and its Associates 30 48100 24700
Nationalised Banks 35 34400 12300
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 57 16300 11200
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 6 6600 1100

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges 5
2 Professional colleges 4
3 Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools 252
4 Primary and middle schools 2733

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 5
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 10,260
  • No of Industrial Areas: 5

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Nagaur

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Gujarat Ambuja Cement Group Marwar Mundwa Cement 375.00 Under Implementation
Cement Project Nagaur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Kasnau Lignite 209.00 Under Implementation
Kasnau-Matasukh O C Lignite Mine Project Nagaur(B)
Matasukh
New Unit - Under Implementation
Hari Shankar Singhania Group Nagaur(B) Other clays - Proposed
China Clay Mining Project   Subs. Expn. - Proposed
Total Investment 584.00