- 12,436 sq. km. (3.63 per cent of the State)
The district is bound on the north and north west by Sawai Madhopur, Tonk and Bundi districts. The Chambal river separates these districts from Kota district, forming the natural boundary.
Distance from Major Cities
- Jaipur- 239 kms
- Delhi-505 kms
Climate and Rainfall
- The mean daily maximum temperature is 42.6 degrees celsius.
- The mean daily manimum is 29.7 degrees celsius.
- The average annual rainfall in the district is 885.6 mm.
For administrative purposes, the area has been divided into two sub- divisions viz. Kota, Ramganj Mandi, which in turn are divided into five tehsils.
|Indicators of Human Resources||Units||No.|
|Density of population||persons per sq. km.||288|
|Total working population||per cent||48.16|
|Percentage distribution of work force||Units||No.|
|Agricultural labourers||per cent||8.14|
|Household industry, manufacturing,||-||-|
|Processing serving and repairs||per cent||17.93|
|Other workers||per cent||56.02|
Major Crops and Their Production
|2||Rapeseed & mustard||1,94,180|
|3||Line stone (burning)||82,790|
Electric power is made available to Kota from the genration of electricity from Rana Pratap Sagar (172 mw), Jawahar Sagar (99 mw), Kota Thermal Power Station (850 mw), Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (440 mw). The third stage of Kota Thermal Power Plant (210 mw) has started, increasing thereby the total capacity to 850 mw. Out of the total 811 villages, 782 have were electrified upto 31 March 2000.
The water for irrigation is available from Chambal canal in the tehsils of Ladura, Digod and Pipalda besides wells/tube wells. All the 5 towns of the district has already been covered under drinking water supply scheme.
- Road Transport
The district is well connected with neighbouring districts & with major cities outside the state. National highway no.12 (Jaipur - Jodhpur) passes through the district. The total road length in the district is 1,752 km. as on 31 March 2000.
- Rail Transport
Delhi-Mumbai railway line passes through the Kota-junction. The district has 148.83 km railway line on Kota-Ruthia section, 98.72 km on Nagda-Mathura (Mumbai-Delhi) section and 24.26 km on Kota-Chittorgarh section. The broad gauge railway facility between Kota & Jodhpur via Jaipur was inagurated recently.
- Air Transport
The nearest airport is at Jaipur (239 kms).
- Communication Facilities
|1||Main post offices||2|
|3||Branch post offices||316|
|6||Public call offices||699|
|Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005||Offices (No.)||Deposits (Rs.Lakh)||Credit (Rs.Lakh)|
|All Scheduled Commercial Banks||132||216300||139600|
|Public Sector Banks||82||156200||115000|
|SBI and its Associates||29||60500||48200|
|Regional Rural Banks||33||15000||9700|
|Other Scheduled Commercial Banks||17||45100||14900|
|1||Open university (Kota)||1|
|3||Higher secondary schools||50|
- No. of large & medium scale units: 21
- No. of small scale units: 4,101
- No. of industrial areas: 14 Bhimpura Electronic Complex, Electronic Complex, Furniture Industrial Area, Indraprastha, Lakhawa, Large Scale Industrial Area, Old Industrial Estate, Ramganj Mandi, Small Industrial Area and Suket.
- Main Industries Caustic soda, channel gates, cotton textiles, electrical machinery embroidary units, engineering units, EPBX electronic exchange, general engineering works, kota stone cutting and polishing, leather footwear, nylon yarn, oil mills, paper and paper products, plastic, polyster filament yarn, poha making, portland cement, PVC resin, readymade garments, rice milling, soda water, tobacco, transport equipments, woollen, silk & artificial thread based cloth and wooden furniture.
- Export Items Caustic soda flakes, cement, copper and copper based tubes, EPBX electronic exchanges, deolied cake, high tenacity viscose, kota stone and tiles, nylon filament tarn, polyester filament yarn, PVC resins, equipments and tyre yarn, tyre-chord fabric.
Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Kota
|Company / Ownership Project||Location||Industry /|
Type of Project
|Progress of Implementation|
|Central Govt. - Commercial Enterprises||Rawatbhata||Nuclear electricity||3072.00||Under Implementation|
|Rewatbhata(Kota) Atomic Power Project||Kota||New Unit||-||Under Implementation|
|Samtel Group||Kota||CCTV monitors/receivers||123.00||Under Implementation|
|Colour Funnel Project Enterprises||-||New Unit||-||Under Implementation|
|Central Govt. - Commercial||Rawatbhata||Power transmission line infrastructure||120.00||Proposed|
|RAPP(Rawathbhata)-Kota Power Transmission Project||Kota||New Unit||-||Proposed|
|Samtel Group||Kota||Glass shells for BW TV tubes||115.00||Under Implementation|
|Glass Shell Project||-||Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn.||Under Implementation|
|Cement Project||Kota||Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn.||Proposed|
|Birla B.K. Group||Morak||Thermal electricity||70.00||Under Implementation|
|Captive Power Project||Kota||New Unit||Under Implementation|
|DCM Shriram Consolidated Group||Kota||Plastic Products||35.00||Proposed|
|Kota Extrusion Plant Project||-||New Unit||Proposed|
|State Government||Khanpur bypass||Roadways||24.51||Announcement|
|Khanpur Bypass on Baran-Jhalawar-Dug Agar Road Proj.||Kota||New Unit||-||Announcement|
|DCM Shriram Consolidated Group||Kota||Alkali & alkali-earth metals||24.00||Announcement|
|Chlor-Alkali Expansion Project||-||Subs. Expn.||-||Announcement|
|Kota(Borkhed-Anantpura) Overbridge Project||-||New Unit||-||Proposed|
|State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises||Ranpur||Food processing parks||10.35||Under Implementation|
|Ranpur Food Park Project||Kota||New Unit||-||Under Implementation|
|State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises||Ranpur||Food processing parks||10.30||Proposed|
|Ranpur Agro Park Project||Kota||New Unit||-||Proposed|
|State Govt. - Statutory Bodies||Ranpur||Food processing parks||10.00||Announcement|
|Ranpur Agro Park Project||Kota||New Unit||-||Announcement|
|Private (Indian)||Kota||Hospitals, health care centres, etc.||7.32||Under Implementation|
|Kota Cardiac Hospital Project||-||New Unit||-||Under Implementation|
|Dadabari-Garh Palace Road Project||Kota|
|State Govt. - Commercial Enterprises||Kota||Thermal electricity||-||Announcement|
|Kota Power Project State V||-||New Unit||-||Announcement|
|RJ/MP Border-Kota Highway Project||-||New Unit||-||Announcement|
|DCM Shriram Consolidated Group||Kota||Cement||-||Announcement|
|Cement Expansion Project||-||Subs. Expn.||-||Announcement|
Source: Bureau of Investment Promotion website