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Area

  • 7,194 sq.km. (2.1 per cent of the state)

Location

It is bound in the north by Jaipur, in the east by Sawai Madhopur, in the south by Bundi and Bhilwara districts and in the west by Ajmer district.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur-82 kms
  • Delhi-359 kms
  • Ahmedabad-707 kms
  • Mumbai-1,258 kms

Climate and Rainfall

  • The climate of the district is generally dry except in the short south-west monsoon season.
  • Maximum temperature in winter is 22 degrees Celsius
  • Minimum temperature in winter is 8 degrees Celsius
  • Maximum temperature in summer is 45 degrees Celsius
  • Minimum temperature in summer is 26 degrees Celsius
  • The average annual rainfall in the district: 61.36 cms.

Administrative Setup

The Tonk district at present has two sub-divisions viz. Tonk and Malpura, comprising six tehsils and six panchayat samities.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total population persons 12,11,343
Density of population persons per sq.km. 168
Literacy per cent 52.39
Total working population per cent 35.97
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 59.93
Agricultural laborers per cent 12.06
Household industry manufacturing, - -
processing servicing and repairs per cent 2.55
Other workers per cent 25.46

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Wheat 1,69,040
2 Bajra 53,710
3 Jowar 17,880
4 Gram 17,820
5 Maize 14,660
6 Barley 9,770
7 Groundnut 5,570
8 Guar seed 3,320

Mineral Production

Sr. Production: 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Bajari 18,37,258
2 Building stones 1,98,237
3 Felspar 537
4 Fylite (sist) 3,602
5 Garnet:
a) Abrasive (kg)
b) Gem (kg)
-
37,000
737
6 Granite 1,869
7 Morrum 18,294
8 Patti katia 6,932
9 Quartz 5,988

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    The total capacity is 53.15 mva. Out of 1,019 villages 963 were electrified as on March 2000.
  • Water
    Wells and tanks are the main source of irrigation, seasional rivers in district are Banas, Mahi, Daian, Sohadra and Bandi. These help the cultivators irrigate their lands either by using the stored water in tanks or by lifting water. The depth of underground water in the district is reported between 2 mtrs. in Niwai to 16.25 mtrs. in Tonk.
  • Road Transport
    The total road length of tonk district is 1,105 kms. National Highway No.12 (Jaipur-Jabalpur) passes through Niwai, Tonk and Deoli panchayat samitis for a distance of 111 kms. Road length in the district was 1,770 km. as on 31 March 2000.
  • Rail Transport
    There are three main routes in tonk district, one along the south-east boundary of the district, another across the western area of Diggi, Malpura, Tordi and Toda Raisingh and the third across the eastern area of Niwai tehsil only. Mumbai -Delhi broad gauge line of western railway passes through the south-east boundary of tonk district. The total rail length of these lines in the district is 99 km.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airport is at Jaipur (82 kms.)
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 220
2 Telegraph offices 62
3 Telephonic centres 45
4 PCOs 664

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 69 50500 26400
Public Sector Banks 36 35200 19500
SBI and its Associates 12 14400 8000
Nationalised Banks 24 20800 11500
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 30 11700 6300
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 3 3500 600

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Degree colleges 6
2 Secondary & higher secondary schools 133
3 Senior primary schools 401
4 Primary schools 1,064

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of large and medium scale units: 2
  • No. of large and medium scale industries: 2
  • No. of small scale units: 5,722
  • No. of industrial areas: 4
    • Deoli
    • Malpura
    • Newal
    • Tonk
  • Main existing industries
    • Agro based units (maida, suji)
    • Ball bearings
    • Edible oils
    • Leather tanning units
    • Mineral based items and textiles.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Tonk

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
State Government Dai & Banas River Canal, dams etc. 309.07 Under Implementation
Bisalpur Irrigation Project Tonk(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
Kalpataru Group Tonk(B) Energy from waste recycling 30.00 Under Implementation
Tonk Biomass Based Power Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Dabur Group Newai Instant & semi-processed foods (Packaged 12.00 Under Implementation
Juice Packaging Project Tonk(B) Foods) - Under Implementation
- - New Unit - Under Implementation
Total Investment 351.07