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Area

  • 7,732 Sq. km. (2.26 per cent of the state)

Location

The district is located in the north-eastern part of the state. It is bound in the north by Jhunjhunun District, in the north-west by Churu district, in the south-west by Nagaur district and in the south-east by Jaipur district. It also touches Mehandergarh district of Haryana on it's north-east corner.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur - 170 Kms
  • Delhi - 368 Kms
  • Ahmedabad - 732 Kms
  • Mumbai 1,283 Kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The district has a hot summer, scanty rainfall, a chilly winter season and general dryness of the air except in brief monsoon season.
  • The average maximum & minimum temperature are 46 & zero degree celsius respectively.
  • The normal rainfall, mostly received from south-west monsoon is 46.60 cms.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total population persons 22,87,229
Density of population persons per sq.km. 296
Literacy per cent 71.19
Total working population per cent 31.65

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 2,66,720
2 Rapeseed & Mustard 74,160
3 Gram 71,470
4 Barley 51,930
5 Groundnut 49,130
6 Barley 12,690

Mineral Production

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Calcite 508
2 Dolomite 969
3 Limestone 12,000
4 Quartz 661

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There is no source of electricity generation in the district. All the power consumed is received from other places. The total length pf 33/11 KV transmission lines in the district is about 6,287 Kms. A total of 174698 nos. of power connection released at the end of March, 1995.
  • Water
    Wells are the major sources of irrigation in the district. There is one lake in the district. Water level varies from 5 meters in the different parts of the district.
  • Road Transport
    All divisions and tehsil towns are connected to the district headquarter and district headquarter is well connected to Jaipur, Delhi, Bikaner & Jodhpur by Road. The total road length in the district is about 2516 Kms. as on 31 March-2000.
  • Rail Transport
    The district head quarter is directly connected to Jaipur & Delhi. There are three major railway stations viz. Sikar, Ringas & Dabla and 18 other railway stations in the district.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest Airport is at Jaipur (107 kms).
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post Offices 467
2 Telegraph offices 153
3 Telephone Exchange 85
4 PCOs 773

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 118 138000 57500
Public Sector Banks 61 111900 44300
SBI and its Associates 17 44100 17700
Nationalised Banks 44 67800 26600
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 55 23000 12500
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 2 3200 700

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges 13
2 Professional Colleges 2
3 Higher Secondary Schools 299
4 Middle Schools 843
5 Primary School 1695

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large & Medium Scale Units: 3
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 4,203
  • No. of Industrial Areas: 7
    • Fatehpur
    • Khandela
    • Neem Ka Thana
    • Ramgarh Shekhawat
    • Reengus
    • Sikar
    • Sri Madhopur.
  • Main Existing Industries
    • Oil and Dal Mills
    • Canavas Shoes and Chappals
    • Chemical products
    • Cotton Textile
    • Alluminium Conductor
    • Granite Slabs and Tiles
    • Hosiery Garments
    • Leather Products
    • Alluminium Utensils
    • Steel Utensils
    • Non-Metallic Products
    • Plastic Products
    • Portland Cement
    • Rubber and Rubber Products
    • Synthetic Spun Yarn
    • Wood Products.
  • Export Items:
    • Furniture
    • Granite Blocks.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Sikar

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Dhanuka S.L./C.K. Group Ringas Oil based thermal electricity 5.00 Proposed
Furnace Oil Based Power Project Fuel Oil Based Sikar(B) New Unit - Proposed
Dhanuka S.L./C.K. Group Ringas Synthetic filament yarn other than sewing 3.31 Proposed
Modernisation Under TUF Scheme Sikar(B) threads - Proposed
- - Ren./Mod. - Proposed
Private (Indian) Laxmangarh Tubes, pipes & hoses of poly vinyl chloride 1.10 Proposed
P V C Pipes Project Sikar(B) New Unit - Proposed
Total Investment 9.41