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Kota District

Kota
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Area

  • 12,436 sq. km. (3.63 per cent of the State)

Location

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.

Administrative Setup

For administrative purposes, the area has been divided into two sub- divisions viz. Kota, Ramganj Mandi, which in turn are divided into five tehsils.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human ResourcesUnitsNo.
Populationpersons1,56,8580
Density of populationpersons per sq. km.288
Literacyper cent74.45
Total working populationper cent48.16
Percentage distribution of work forceUnitsNo.
Cultivatorsper cent17.91
Agricultural labourersper cent8.14
Household industry, manufacturing,--
Processing serving and repairsper cent17.93
Other workersper cent56.02

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr.Production 2004-05Tonnes
1Wheat2,20,060
2Rapeseed & mustard1,94,180
3Soyabean1,89,520
4Coriander42,170
5Jowar 11,430
6Rice10,790
7Maize10,540
8Gram2,310
9Barley750
10Groundnut510
11Sugarcane240

Mineral Production

Sr.Production: 1999-00Tonnes
1Lime stone15,55,000
2Masanory stone3,23,553
3Line stone (burning)82,790
4Sand stone58,440
5Kankar bajari22,223

Infrastructure

  • Electricity
    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.
  • Water
    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
Sr.FacilitiesNo.
1Main post offices2
2Sub-post offices196
3Branch post offices316
4Telegraph offices59
5Telephone exchanges44
6Public call offices699

Banking

Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Sep 2005Offices (No.)Deposits (Rs.Lakh)Credit (Rs.Lakh)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks132216300139600
Public Sector Banks82156200115000
SBI and its Associates296050048200
Nationalised Banks539570066800
Foreign Banks---
Regional Rural Banks33150009700
Other Scheduled Commercial Banks174510014900

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr.Facilities/InstitutionsNo.
1Open university (Kota)1
2Degree colleges9
3Higher secondary schools50
4Secondary schools296
5Middle schools596
6Primary schools767
7ITIs4

Industrial Scenario

  • 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.

Investment Projects

Major Investment Projects as of Jul 2006 in Kota

Company / Ownership ProjectLocationIndustry /
Type of Project
Cost
(Rs.Crore)
Progress of Implementation
Central Govt. - Commercial EnterprisesRawatbhataNuclear electricity3072.00Under Implementation
Rewatbhata(Kota) Atomic Power ProjectKotaNew Unit-Under Implementation
Samtel GroupKotaCCTV monitors/receivers123.00Under Implementation
Colour Funnel Project Enterprises-New Unit-Under Implementation
Central Govt. - CommercialRawatbhataPower transmission line infrastructure120.00Proposed
RAPP(Rawathbhata)-Kota Power Transmission ProjectKotaNew Unit-Proposed
Samtel GroupKotaGlass shells for BW TV tubes115.00Under Implementation
Glass Shell Project-Ren./Mod.-Subs. Expn.Under Implementation
Private (Indian)MorakCement74.54Proposed
Cement ProjectKotaRen./Mod.-Subs. Expn.Proposed
Birla B.K. GroupMorakThermal electricity70.00Under Implementation
Captive Power ProjectKotaNew UnitUnder Implementation
DCM Shriram Consolidated GroupKotaPlastic Products35.00Proposed
Kota Extrusion Plant Project-New UnitProposed
State GovernmentKhanpur bypassRoadways24.51Announcement
Khanpur Bypass on Baran-Jhalawar-Dug Agar Road Proj.KotaNew Unit-Announcement
DCM Shriram Consolidated GroupKotaAlkali & alkali-earth metals24.00Announcement
Chlor-Alkali Expansion Project-Subs. Expn.-Announcement
State GovernmentKotaRoadways11.00Proposed
Kota(Borkhed-Anantpura) Overbridge Project-New Unit-Proposed
State Govt. - Commercial EnterprisesRanpurFood processing parks10.35Under Implementation
Ranpur Food Park ProjectKotaNew Unit-Under Implementation
State Govt. - Commercial EnterprisesRanpurFood processing parks10.30Proposed
Ranpur Agro Park ProjectKotaNew Unit-Proposed
State Govt. - Statutory BodiesRanpurFood processing parks10.00Announcement
Ranpur Agro Park ProjectKotaNew Unit-Announcement
Private (Indian)KotaHospitals, health care centres, etc.7.32Under Implementation
Kota Cardiac Hospital Project-New Unit-Under Implementation
State GovernmentDadabariRoadways2.00Announcement
Dadabari-Garh Palace Road ProjectKota
Garh Palace
Kota
New Unit-Announcement
State Govt. - Commercial EnterprisesKotaThermal electricity-Announcement
Kota Power Project State V-New Unit-Announcement
Central GovernmentKotaRoadways-Announcement
RJ/MP Border-Kota Highway Project-New Unit-Announcement
DCM Shriram Consolidated GroupKotaCement-Announcement
Cement Expansion Project-Subs. Expn.-Announcement
Total Investment3709.02

Source: Bureau of Investment Promotion website

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