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Area

  • 4,768 sq kms. (1.39 per cent of the State)

Location

Rajasmand district is situated at the southern tip of Rajasthan adjoining Udaipur, Bhilwara, Pali, Ajmer, and Chittor districts and is oval in shape with a very narrow strip streching towards the North. It is bound by Ajmer and Pali in the North, Udaipur in the South, Bhilwara and Chittorgarh in the East and by Pali and Sirohi districts in the West.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-409 Kms
  • Delhi-670 Kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The district has moderate climate without significant seasonal variations.
  • The mean temperature is 22 degrees celsius.
  • Average rainfall at the district head quarter is 49.5 cms.

Administrative Setup

Administratively the district is divided into three sub-divisions, 7 tehsils and 7 blocks.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population persons 9,86,269
Density of population persons per sq. km 256
Literacy per cent 55.82
Working Population per cent of population 34.27
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 54.87
Agricultural labourers per cent 11.85
Household industry manufacturing - -
processing, servicing and repairs per cent 6.00
Other works per cent 27.17

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Maize 56,900
2 Wheat 9,350
3 Jowar 9,030
4 Sugarcane 7,960
5 Barley 2,050
6 Groundnuts 1,470
7 Bajra 430
8 Rice 100

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Copper ore 8264
2 Lead conc 30380
3 Zinc conc 4824
4 Barytes 2
5 Stealite 25602
6 Dolomite 97478
7 Fetspar 960
8 Quartz 49

Infrastructure

  • Electricity¬†
    Rajsamand district is fed power through grid sub-station from neighbouring districts. The district receives power supply from Rajasthan Atomic Power Project and grid sub-stattions at Debari, Asind-Bhim and Deogarh. The number of villages in the district is 967 all of them are fully electrified.
  • Water
    Banas, Ari, Gomati, Chndra and Bhoga are the rivers flowing through the district. The depth of water level ranges from 10 to 40 metres. Various water supply schemes are providing dringking water in the district.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No.8, Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai road passes through the district and connects Rajsamand to Delhi. As of March 2000, the total road length in the district was 1,758 km.
  • Rail Transport
    There is one railway track in the district, having a total lenght of 104 km of metre guage. The track is Udaipur to Jodhpur.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Udaipur 
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post office 210
2 Telegraph office 33
3 Telephone exchange 49
4 Public call office 790

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 61 65500 21700
Public Sector Banks 29 49300 18900
SBI and its Associates 20 34100 13300
Nationalised Banks 9 15200 5600
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 20 6300 2000
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 12 9900 800

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 College (General Education) 4
2 Prpfessional college 2
3 Secondary and higher secondary school 117
4 Middle school 313
5 Primary school 1248
6 Professional and special school 3
7 Other institution 62

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large and medium scale running units: 7
  • No. of small scale units: 12,475
  • No. of industrial areas: 2
  • Export items Major export items are metallic decorative pieces, dyeing and printing items, fancy articles, marble decorative articles, marble slabs, pichwai paintings, silver miniature painting, stone chips and tarakota meenakari.
  • Main industries Major industries in the district are General Engineering Workshop, Handlooms, marble Slabs and Tiles, marble Chips and Powders, Marble Cutting, Miniature Silver Painting, oil Mills, Pichwal Painting, Silver Meenakari Items and Tyres and Tubes.