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Area

  • 5,136 sq.km. (1.5 per cent of the State)

Location

Sirohi is one amongst the small districts of the State. It is situated in the South-West of Rajasthan bounded by Pali district, in the North-East by Udaipur district, in the East by Gujarat State and Jalore in the West.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur- 414 Kms
  • Delhi-675 Kms
  • Ahmedabad-215 Kms
  • Mumbai- 766 Kms

  • Sirohi has moderate climate.
  • Maximum temperature is 40 degrees Celsius
  • Minimum temperature is zero degree Celsius
  • Rainfall in Abu Road is 489 mm, in Pindwara it is 613 mm, in Reodar 539 mm, Sheoganj 578 mm and in Abu 1343.6 mm per annum.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total Population pesons 850756
Density of population persons per Sq.km. 166
Literacy per cent 54.39
Total working population per cent 31.19
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 40.13
Agricultural laborers per cent 21.04
Household Industry Manufacturing, - -
processing Servicing & repairs per cent 8.19
Other Workers per cent 30.64

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 30,250
2 Maize 12,940
3 Bajra 12,690
4 Rapeseed & Mustard 9,680
5 Ground Nut 3,910
6 Barley 1,600
7 Jowar 1,410

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Calcite 53,641
2 Wollastonite 54,646
3 Limestone 48,49,000

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    There is 220 K.V. grid sub-stations (capacity 100 MVA) near Sirohi town and three 132/33 K.V. sub-station at Sirohi, Pindwar and Abu Road. Apart from the above stated sub-station, one 132/22 K.V. G.S.S. is also located at Abu Road. Sub-stations of 33/11 K.V. stations are also located among other places at Sirohi, Abu Road, Andhra Rahida, Patri Posaliya etc. there were 446 electrified villages and 77,445 nos. power connections released as on march, 2000.
  • Water
    Wells & tube wells are the principal sources of irrigation. Other means of irrigation are dams & tubes. There are 6 non-perennial rivers flowing in the district.
  • Road Transport
    The total length of different category of roads in the district is about 1440 Km. as on 31 March, 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    There are 9 railway stations in the district namely Kishanganj, Sirohi Road, Bans, Saroopganj, Kviralli, Morthala, Abu Road and Maval. A 62 km stretch of Ahmedabad-Delhi railway line passes through the district.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Udaipur (110 Kms).
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post Offices 179
2 Telegraph offices 40
3 Telephone Exchanges 49
4 Public call offices 378

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 60 69800 21500
Public Sector Banks 29 54500 16100
SBI and its Associates 21 41000 12600
Nationalised Banks 8 13500 3500
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 28 11700 4900
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 3 3600 600

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Primary & Middle Schools 743
2 Higher Secondary Schools 89
3 U.G./P.G. Colleges 4
4 ITIs 3
5 Polytechnic 1

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large & Medium Scale running Units: 18
  • No. of Large & Medium Scale running Units: 2
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 2,982
  • No. of Industrial Areas: 7
    • Abu Road
    • Ambaji
    • Abu Road
    • Mandaur
    • Saroop Ganj
    • Sheoganj
    • Sirohi
    • Sirohi Road.
  • Main existing Industries Marble handicraft items, ceramic glazed tiles, cotton yarn texturised, granite slabs & tiles, HDPE /PP fabrics & bags, high tension insulators, hydrochloric acid, marble slabs & tiles, PVC granules, polleyester yarn, portland cement, steel pipes & synthetic blended yarn.
  • Export Items Catate powder, granite slabs, hydrochloric acid, high tension insulators, marble articles, marble polished slabs, mustard de-oiled cakes, precipitated silica & synthetic blended yarn.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Sirohi

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Private (Foreign) RIICO Indl Area Computer components 876.60 Announcement
Colour Disply Tube Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Basantgarh Thermal electricity 115.00 Under Implementation
Captive Power Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Under Implementation
Private (Indian) Ambaji Indl. Estate Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene 75.00 Proposed
A B S Resin Expansion Project Sirohi(NID) Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Proposed
Hari Shankar Singhania Group Sirohi(NID) Cement 40.00 Under Implementation
Sirohi Cement Expansion Project - Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
State Government Deesa Roadways 25.17 Announcement
Sirohi-Mandar-Deesa Upto State Road Sirohi(NID) Ren./Mod. - Announcement
Improvement Proj. Mandar - - Announcement
- Sirohi(NID) - - Announcement
- Sirohi(NID) - - Announcement
State Government Salwara Canal, dams etc. 18.69 Under Implementation
Sukli Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Under Implementation
Binani Group Pindwara Cement - Announcement
Cement Project Sirohi(NID) Subs. Expn. - Announcement
Binani Group Pindwara Coal based thermal electricity - Announcement
Cement Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Sheoganj Construction of buildings (Residential) - Under Implementation
Sheoganj Ashapurna Towship Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Abu Road Food processing parks - Announcement
Abu Road Agro Food Park Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Mount Abu Hotel & restaurant services - Announcement
Mount Abu Resort Project Sirohi(NID) New Unit - Announcement
Total Investment 1150.46