Baran City

 

About  Baran

 

 

 

  • Area

    6,955 sq.kms. (2.03 per cent of the State)

     

  • Location

    The district is bound in the north and north-west by Kota, Jhalawar and Bundi districts and in the west by Chittaurgarh.

     

  • Climate and Rainfall

    • The mean daily maximum temperature is 42.6 degrees celsius

    • Thee mean daily minimum temperature is 29.7 degrees celsius.

     

  • Administrative Setup

    For administrative purposes, the district has been divided into three sub-division viz., Baran, Shahbad and Chhabra consisting altogether of seven tehsils.

     

  • Human Resources

    Indicators of Human Rsources

    Population

    persons

    10,22,568

    Density of population

    persons per sq.kms

    146

    Literacy

    per cent

    28.87

    Total working population

    per cent

    33.07

    Percentage distribution of work force

    Cultivators

    per cent

    57.98

    Agricultural labourers

    per cent

    20.95

    Manufacturing, processing servicing and repairs

    per cent

    3.94

    Other workers

    per cent

    17.13

     

  • Major Crops and Their Production

    Production: 1999-00

    Tonnes

    Wheat

    2,40,958

    Maize

    26,631

    Gram

    10,742

    Sugarcane

    7,032

    Jowar

    3,374

    Paddy

    1,730

    Groundnut

    1,210

    Sesamum

    51

     

  • Infrastructure

    • Electricity

      There are three power houses in Baran district with a generation capacity of 12 MW. These are located at Baran and Chhabra. Of the 1070 villages, 1037 villages were electrified as on 31 March 2000.

       

    • Water

      The water for irrigation is available from Chambal canal in the tehsils of Baran and Mangrol besides wells/tube wells. All the 5 towns of the district have already been covered under drinking water supply scheme and there are 39 water supply schemes operating in the district.

       

    • Road Transport

      The district is well connected to all district headquarters of the State. The total road length in the district was 1,491 kms as on 31 March 2000.

       

    • Rail Transport

      The district has 95 kms railway line on Kota-Baran route.

       

    • Air Transport

      The nearest airport is at Jaipur (239 kms)

       

    • Communication Facilities

       

      (No.)

      Post offices

      197

      Telegraph offices

      53

      Telephone exchanges

      24

      Public call offices

      724

  • Medical and Public Health Service

    At the district headquarter, Baran has "B" grade district hospital, one maternity and child welfare centre, 3 dispensaries and 4 urban family welfare centres. There are 47 dispensaries/hospitals in the district.

     

  • Banking

    Offices, Deposits and Credit as on Jun 2005

     

    Offices

    Deposits

    Credit

     

    (No.)

    (Rs.Lakh)

    (Rs.Lakh)

    All Scheduled Commercial Banks

    56

    35100

    31200

      Public Sector Banks

    31

    22500

    25800

        SBI and its Associates

    16

    13200

    17700

        Nationalised Banks

    15

    9300

    8100

      Foreign Banks

     

     

     

      Regional Rural Banks

    23

    9100

    4900

      Other Scheduled Commercial Banks

    2

    3500

    500

     

     

  • Educational Facilities/Institutions

    (No.)

    Primary Schools

    930

    Middle Schools

    332

    Higher Secondary and Secondary Schools

    102

    Degree Colleges

    2

    ITI

    3

     

  • Industrial Scenario

    • No. of Large and Medium Scale Units: 2

    • No. of Small Scale Units: 2,012

    • No of Industrial Areas: 2

      1. Baran

      2. Chhabra

       

    • Main Industries

      Agricultural based units, cotton (in bales) textiles, embroidery, jute and jute based unit, leather units, metal based units, machine and machinery units, paper and products, petroleum based mineral units, readymade garments, rubber and plastic units, silk and artificial yarn clothes, soda water, tobacco, wool.

       

    • Export Items

      1. Soya

      2. Rape doc

     

 

 

 

 

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