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Karauli District

Karauli
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Area

  • Geographical Area: 5069.64 Sq. Kms
  • Under Forest : 1658.19 Sq. Kms

Location

District Karauli Hq. is connected with NH 11 ( Jaipur - Agra Highway) by karauli-hindaun-mahua link road and with District dholpur to its east by karauli-badi-dholpur road. In its south District Hq. is connected with District Sawai madhopur by Karauli - Gangapur city link road. All Sub division and tehsil hq. are connected with district hq. by roads. Railways Broadguagc line also touches the district at Hindaun city Rly Station in between Delhi-Bombay route.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur - 136 kms.
  • Bharatpur - 121 kms.
  • Agra - 124 kms.
  • Delhi - 203 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The temperature varies between minimum of 2 degrees celsius to the maximum of 49 degrees celsius.
  • The average rainfall 68.92 cm

Administrative Setup

Sr.SetupNo.
1Sub-Division5
2Tehsil6
3Development Blocks5
4Gram Panchayats223
5Inhabited Villages836
6Un-inhabited Villages42
7Total Villages878
8Nagar Palikas3

Human Resources

Indicators of HRUnitsNo.
Population (2001)persons1205631
Density of populationpersons per sq.kms218
Literacyper cent64.59
Sex Ratiofemale per 1000 male846

Major Crops

Main Crops of District Karauli are Wheat, Gram and Mustard ( Ravi) and Barley, Jawar and Peanuts (Kharif)

Mineral Production

Sr.Production 2007-08Tonnes
1Sand Stone10,94,137
2Massionary Stone4,23,522
3Silica Sand1,62,350
4White Clay42,957

Infrastructure

  • Water
    92 villages brought under Drinking water schemes. There are 9918hand pumps. Other schemes for water resources are P.N.T. Janta Jal Yojna, Piped schemes, Hand pump scheme & Traditional sourse scheme
  • Road Transport
    Karauli is situated only 64 kms distance of the well known Jaipur-Agra Highway.
  • Rail Transport
    The nearest railway station at Gangaur city, 30km, where all trains except Rajdhani Express stop.
  • Air Transport
    Karauli does not have an airport, and the nearest airport is Jaipur, at a distance of 136 kms from Karauli.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr.FacilitiesNo.
1Post offices247
2Telephone offices07
3S.T.D.125
4PCOs352

Banking

Sr. No.BanksOffices (No.)
1Commercial Banks35
2Central Co-operative Banks 5
3Rural Banks14
4Land development Banks5

Average population served per bank: 15724

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr.Facilities/InstitutionsNo.
1Primary Schools1074
2U.P.S. 417
3Secondary School79
4Sr. Secondary School62
5Private Secondary School146
6Private Sr. Secondary School32
7Govt. College (Boys)2
8Govt. College (Girls)1
9B.Ed.(Private)7
10I.T.I.1
11Diet1

Industrial Scenario

Main occupation in Karauli District are Mining, Agriculture, Animal Husbandary

Source: Bureau of Investment Promotion website

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