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Area

  • 12,387 sq. km. (3.62 per cent of the state)

Location

The district shares common border with seven districts of Rajasthan. In the north, it is bordered by nagaur and Jodhpur districts, in south east by Udaipur and Rajsamand districts, and in the north east by Ajmer district. Sirohi and Jalore are on the south west and west respectively.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-303 kms
  • Delhi-64 kms
  • Ahmedabad-309 kms
  • Mumbai- 860 kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • Average maximum temperature recorded is 41 degrees celsius.
  • Average minimum temperature is 10 degrees celsius.
  • Average rainfall received is 49cms.

Administrative Setup

There are four sub-divisions in the district namenly Pali, Bali, Sojat and Jaitaran. They are divided into seven tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total production persons 18,19,201
Density of population persons per sq.km. 147
Literacy per cent 54.92
Total working population per cent 31.11
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 50.00
Agricultural laborers per cent 14.34
Household industry manufacturing, processing - -
Servicing and repairs per cent 10.93
Other workers per cent 24.73

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Bajra 65,490
2 Wheat 43,650
3 Jowar 39,890
4 Rapeseed & Mustard 29,160
5 Maize 22,350
6 Barley 2,800
7 Ground nut 1,150
8 Gram 1,390

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Felspar 1,867
2 Quartz 356
3 Marble 17,896
4 Raiolite 10,125
5 Masonery stone 7,972
6 Gypsum 37,936
7 Asbestos 3,233
8 Limestone 22,43,000
9 Ballclay & white clay 435
10 Granite 830
11 Magnesite 385
12 Kaolin 25

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    The district gets power from Bhilwara, Sirohi, Jodhpur & Beawar through 132 kv transmission lines. There are 6 grind sub-sections & 4033 kv sub-stations in the district. All the 904 villages in the district has been electrified. The number of power connection released as on March 2000 is 1,81,067.
  • Water
    Luni river is the only major river in the district. Four tributaries viz. Lilri, Sukri, Bandi and Jawal discharge their water in river luni. There are a number of tanks and five small dams in the district for irrigation purposes. Ground water occurs in the bed rock formations in area around Pali, Kahirala, Bhetnada and Sojat.
  • Road Transport
    The district has direct road connections with other districts of the state. All the tehsil headquarters and important towns of the district are connected with each other by metallic roads. The National Highway No.8 linking delhi and ahmedabad passes near the boundary of pali district. The total length of roads in the district is 4,544 cm as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    Rail trasnport is directly connected with Jodhpur and Udaipur. Marwar junction, Rani and Bali towns fall on the meter gauge Jaipur-Ahmedabad line. The total length of railway lines in the district is 264 kms.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Jodhpur (72 kms.)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 378
2 Telegraph offices 95
3 Telephone exchanges 129
4 Public call offices 772
5 PLO: Rural 110
6 Urban 88
7 LDPT 170
8 STDPT 126
9 FAX 2

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 118 104300 43100
Public Sector Banks 40 56400 28500
SBI and its Associates 31 45800 21500
Nationalised Banks 9 10600 7000
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 72 38000 13400
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 6 9900 1200

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary & Middle Schools 1,363
2 Secondary & Higher Secondary Schools 256
3 Professional Educational Institutions 6
4 Colleges 7

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large & Medium Scale Units: 5
  • No. of large & Medium Scale Industries: 2
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 6,142
  • No. of Industrial Areas: 8
    • Mandla road
    • Marwar Junction
    • Old Industrial Area-Pali
    • Pali
    • Piplia Kalan
    • Sojat
    • Sumerpur Industrial Area
    • Sumerpur Industrial Estate.
  • Main Existing Industries ACSR conductors, agricultural equipment, condult pipes, cotton ginning, cement (portland), guar gum, handle manufacturing units, medicines, mehandi manufacturing units, pesticides, steel furniture, textile dyeing and printing, umbrellas and wire netting.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Pali

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Private (Indian) Ras Cement 500.00 Proposed
Ras Cement Project (Unit V) Pali New Unit - Proposed
Bangur P.D./B.G. Group Pali Cement 300.00 Under Implementation
Ras Cement Project (Unit IV) - New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Foreign) Rabriyawas Cement 200.00 Announcement
Rabriyawa (Pali) Cement Expansion Project Pali Subs. Expn. 629.02 Announcement
Bangur P.D./B.G. Group Ras Thermal electricity 105.00 Proposed
Ras Captive Power Project Pali New Unit - Proposed
State Government Pali Roadways 24.02 Under Implementation
Pali Bypass NH-65 Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Pali Construction of buildings 
(Residential)
- Under Implementation
Pali Ashapurna Township Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Total Investment 1129.02