Udaipur District

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Area

  • 17,279 sq. kms. (5.05 per cent of the State)

Location

Udaipur district is situated in the southern tip of Rajasthan adjoining Gujarat and is oval in shape with a very narrow strip stretching towards the north. It is bound in the north by Rajsamand and Pali districts, in the south by Dungarpur and Banswara, in the east by Bhilwara and Chiittorgarh and on the west by Pali and Sirohi districts and Sabarkantha district of Gujarat.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur - 435 kms.
  • Delhi - 635 kms.
  • Ahmedabad - 240 kms.
  • Mumbai - 791 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The climate of the district is moderate without significant seasonal variations.
  • January is the coldest month while May and June are the hottest months.
  • The mean temperature is 22 degrees Celsius.
  • Average rainfall at the district headquarter is 85.80 cms.

Administrative Setup

The district is divided into four sub-divisions, ten tehsils and eleven blocks.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Total population persons 26,32,210
Density of population persons per sq.km 196
Literacy per cent 59.26
Total working population per cent 25.90
Percentage distribution of work force Units No.
Cultivators per cent 74.95
Agricultural labourers per cent 11.51
Household industry manufacturing, - -
processing, servicing and repairs per cent 1.86
Other workers per cent 11.68

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2004-05 Tonnes
1 Maize 2,17,570
2 Wheat 1,60,400
3 Barley 16,180
4 Jowar 7,090
5 Groundnut 4,290
6 Paddy 4,170

Mineral Production

Sr. Production 1999-00 Tonnes
1 Asbestos 6,665
2 Lead concentrates 19,101
3 Lime stone 7,68,000
4 Dolomite 3,180
5 Zinc concentrates 49,792
6 Barytes 4,148
7 Calcite 1,870
8 Kaoline 143
9 Kyanite 188
10 Ochre 35,610
11 Phosphorite 9,80,810
12 Pyrophyllite 1,402
13 Sillimanite 117
14 Steatite 2,11,296
15 Wallastonite 62,234

Infrastructure

  • Electricity 
    Udaipur district is fed power through arid sub-station from neighboring district. The district receives power supply from Rajasthan Atomic Power Project - Debari, Bari Sadri, Dhariabad, Arend - Bhim, Bari Sadri - Kanod etc. There were 2212 cillages electrified and 1,893 nos. of power connection released as on March, 2000.
  • Water
    Banas, Bisach, Wankal, Tokam Seisom and Sabarmati are the rivers flowing through the district. The depth of water level ranges from 10 to 40 metres. Various water supply schemes are providing drinking water in the district.
  • Road Transport
    The National Highway No.8, Delhi-Ahmedabad-Bombay road passed through the district and connects Udaipur to Delhi and Bombay. Total road length in the district is 3449 Kms.
  • Rail Transport
    There are four railway tracks in the district, having a total length of 357 Kms. of metre gauge. The district is connected to Jaipur, Ahmedabad by meter gauge railway line.
  • Air Transport
    Air transport facility if available in the district and is directly connected by air with Jaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad, Delhi& Mumbai.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 493
2 Telephone offices 85
3 Telephone exchanges 79
4 PCOs 1136

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005 Offices (No.) Deposits (Rs.Lakh) Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 171 305100 144900
Public Sector Banks 98 220500 114400
SBI and its Associates 47 99400 61600
Nationalised Banks 51 121100 52800
Foreign Banks - - -
Regional Rural Banks 38 14200 3900
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks 35 70400 26600

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Colleges (General Education) 13
2 Professional Colleges 13
3 Higher Secondary Schools 294
4 Middle Schools 671
5 Primary Schools 2891

Industrial Scenario

  • No. of Large & Medium Scale Running Units: 35
  • No. of Large & Medium Scale Industries: 6
  • No. of Small Scale Units: 7,454
  • No. of Industrial Areas: 5
    • Fateh Nagar
    • Gudli
    • M.I.A.
    • Pratap Nagar
    • Sukher
  • Main existing industries:
    Alum, Agglomerated Marble Slabs & tiles, Automotive Butyl Tubes and flaps, Computer Floppy Diskettes, Cotton Yarn, Cotton Sewing Thread, Crippled Polypropylene Texturising, Drugs, Edible Oil, Electrical items, HDPE /PP Woven Fabric & Socks, IMFL, Jacket for Floppies, Marble Polished, Marble Slabs & tiles, Moulded Plaster Articles, Non-ferrous Metre Strims, Orange Phosphorous Compounds, Phosphoric Acid, Polyester Texturised Yarn, Polished Granite Slabs, Portland Cement, Pesticides Formulation, Polypropyle ne Multifilament Yarn, P.V.Blended, Refined Oil, Single Super Phosphate, Silver, Solvent Extracted Oil & Refining, Solvent Extracted Raw Oil, Sulphuric Acid, Synthetic Blended Yarn, Synthetic Yarn, U.P.Twister, Wooden Toys, Zinc Ingots, Zinc Unwrought.
  • Export Items
    • Woolastonite
    • Nilacin USP
    • Nicotinic Acid BP
    • Plastic
    • Moulded Articles
    • LLDP Garbage
    • Termical Blocks and Software
    • LDPE Toubing in roll from and HDPE Plastic Moulded House Hold Articles.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Udaipur

 

Company / Ownership Project Location Industry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
State Government Udaipur(B) Waters 120.00 Announcement
Udaipur District Water Resources Project - New Unit - Announcement
Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Udaipur(B) Airports 110.00 Proposed
Udaipur (Dabok) Airport Project - Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Proposed
Leela Hotel Group Udaipur(B) Hotel & restaurant services 87.50 Under Implementation
Udaipur Leela Palace Project - New Unit - Under Implementation
Leela Hotel Group Lake Pichola Hotel & restaurant services 60.00 Under Implementation
Udaipur Resort Project Udaipur(B) New Unit - Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Jhamarkotra Phosphates 55.00 Under Implementation
Rock Phosphate Project Udaipur(B) Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
Apollo Hospitals Group Udaipur(B) Hospitals, health care centres, etc. 20.00 Announcement
Udaipur Hospital Project - New Unit - Announcement
Private (Indian) Udaipur(B) Hotel & restaurant services 20.00 Under Implementation
Grand Laxmi Vilas Palace Renovation Project - Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Under Implementation
Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Kesariaji Roadways 7.00 Announcement
Udaipur-Kesaria Toll Lanes & Plaza Project Udaipur(B) New Unit - Announcement
State Government Amet Roadways 4.68 Announcement
Kelwa-Amet Road Project Udaipur(B) Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Announcement
- Kelwa - - Announcement
- Udaipur(B) - - Announcement
State Government Mavli Roadways 4.46 Announcement
Nathdware-Mavli Road Project Udaipur(B) Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn. - Announcement
- Nathdwara - - Announcement
- Udaipur(B) - - Announcement
Co-operative Sector Rajasamand Milk 3.00 Announcement
Rajsamand Dairy Project Udaipur(B) New Unit - Announcement
State Government Amet Roadways 3.00 Announcement
Kelwa-Amet Road Project Udaipur(B)
Kelwa
Udaipur(B)
New Unit - Announcement
State Government Amet Roadways 2.50 Announcement
Kelwa-Amet Road Project Udaipur(B)
Kelwa
Udaipur(B)
New Unit - Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises Rishabdeo Marble - Announcement
Marble Mining Project Udaipur(B) New Unit - Announcement
Central Government Udaipur(B) Hotel & restaurant services - Announcement
Udaipur Budget Hotel Project - New Unit - Announcement
Sterlite Inds. Group Aligarh Water & sewerage pipeline - Announcement
Aligarh-Debari Water Pipeline Udaipur(B) New Unit - Announcement
Total Investment 497.14