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  • 08 Aug 2021
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Rajasthan GK

Formation 1 November, 1956
Capital Jaipur
Population 6,85,48,437 (8th in country)
Area 3,42,239 Sm.
Total District 33
Ancient name of State Marukantar, Rajputana
Shape of State Quadrilateral (Kiteboarder)
High Court Jodhpur

State Symbol
State animal:
Chinkara
State bird:
Godavan
State domestic animal:
Camel
State tree:
Khejri
State flower:
Rohida
State folk dance:
Ghoomar

Rajasthan : General Information

  • Total Division – 7 (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Kota, Udaipur, Bikaner and Bharatpur)
  • State Sports of Rajasthan – Basketball
  • Folk dance of Rajasthan – Ghoomar
  • State Legislature – Unicameral (Assembly)
  • Rajya Sabha seat – 10
  • Lok Sabha seat – 25 (SC-4, ST-3)
  • State Assembly Seat – 200
  • First Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Narottam Lal Joshi
  • First Deputy Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Lal Singh Shaktawat
  • First Leader of Opposition of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Jaswant Singh
  • First Protem Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Maharao Sangram Singh
  • First Chief Minister of Rajasthan – Tikaram Paliwal
  • The first woman MP of Rajasthan – Smt. Sharda Bhargava (Rajya Sabha)
  • First woman Lok Sabha member of Rajasthan – Maharani Gayatri Devi
  • The first Rajasthani nominated to the Rajya Sabha – Dr. Narayan Singh
  • Most frequently elected Rajya Sabha members from the state – Ram Niwas Mirdha and Jaswant Singh (4-4 times)
  • Most frequently elected woman Rajya Sabha member from the state – Smt. Sharda Bhargava (3 times)
  • First woman Lok Sabha member of Scheduled Caste from the state – Smt. Sushila Bangaru (Jalore)
  • The first woman Lok Sabha member of Scheduled Tribe from the state – Usha Meena (Sawai Madhopur)
  • Total District Councils – 33
  • No. of Municipal Corporations – 7
  • Total Panchayat Samitis – 295
  • Total Gram Panchayats – 9892
  • Zilla Parishad Members – 1,014
  • Panchayat Samiti Member – 6,236
  • District with maximum number of villages – Sri Ganganagar
  • Least Village District – Sirohi
  • No. of State Funded University in the State – 27
  • Number of Private University in the State – 51
  • Total colleges of general education in the state – 2198
Phases of Integration of Rajasthan
Stages Date Name Princely States / Bases / Territories Involved Prime Minister or Chief Minister Rajpramukh (Capital) Specifications
First Stage 18 March, 1948 Matsya Union or Matsya Sangh Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli and Neemrana (Base) Shobharam Kumawat, Alwar Maharaj Udaybhan Singh, Dholpur (Alwar)

Nomenclature – K.M. Accountant

Inaugurator – NV Gadgil

Second Stage 25 March, 1948 Rajasthan union Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar, Tonk, Kishangarh, Shahpura, Pratapgarh, Banswara, Dungarpur and Kushalgarh (Base) Gokul Lal Asawa, Shahpura Maharaj Bhim Singh (Kota) Inaugurator – NV Gadgil
Third Stage 18 April, 1948 United Rajasthan The princely state of Udaipur was included in the former Rajasthan Union. Manikya Lal Verma, Udaipur Maharana Bhupal Singh (Udaipur) Inaugurator – Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru
Fourth Stage 30 March, 1949 Greater Rajasthan Rajasthan includes Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer Hiralal Shastri, Jaipur Maharaj Sawai Man Singh
(II) (Jaipur)

Bhupal Singh of Udaipur was given the title of Maharaj Pramukh.

Inaugurator – Sardar Patel

Fifth Stage 15 May, 1949 United Greater Rajasthan Matsya Union or Matsya Sangh included in Greater Rajasthan Hiralal Shastri, Jaipur Maharaj Sawai Man Singh
(II) (Jaipur)
Matsya Union or Matsya Sangh included on the recommendation of Dr. Shankar Rao Dev Committee
Sixth Stage 26 January, 1950 Rajasthan union Sirohi merged with Rajasthan (except Abu – Dilwara) Hiralal Shastri, Jaipur Maharaj Sawai Man Singh
(II) (Jaipur)
Rajasthan (B Category) State
Seventh Stage 1 November, 1956 Modern Rajasthan (present form) Ajmer – Merwara, Abu – Dilwara (Sirohi) and Sunel Tappa of Bhanpura tehsil of Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh were included and Sironj subdivision of Jhalawar was given to Madhya Pradesh. During the Chief Ministership of Mohanlal Sukhadia Rajpramukh post ended and Governor's office started (Jaipur). Sardar Gurmukh Nihal Singh (Governor) 7th Amendment abolished the categories of states (on the recommendations of the States Reorganization Commission)

Geographical Boundary of Rajasthan

S.No. State Tangible Districts of Rajasthan
1. Madhya Pradesh (1,600 km.) 10 (Dholpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Baran, Jhalawar, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Banswara, Pratapgarh)
2. Punjab (89 Km.) 2 (Hanumangarh, Sri Ganganagar)
3. Haryana (1,262 km.) 7 (Hanumangarh, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur)
4. Uttar Pradesh (877 kms.) 2 (Dholpur, Bharatpur)
5. Gujarat (1,022 km.) 6 (Udaipur, Barmer, Sirohi, Jalore, Dungarpur, Banswara)

Geographical Situation

  • Latitudinal position – 23º3'N latitude to 30º12'N latitude
  • Longitude Position – 90º30' East Longitude to 78º17' East Longitude
  • Terrestrial range – 5920 kms.
  • International Border – 1070 kms. (Ganganagar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Barmer)
  • Length from north to south – 826 km.
  • Length from east to west – 869 km.
  • Smallest district in terms of area – Dholpur
  • Largest district in terms of area – Jaisalmer
  • The place with the highest rainfall – Mount Abu
  • Highest rainfall district – Jhalawar
  • Minimum rainfall district – Jaisalmer
  • The oldest mountain – Aravalli
  • Nearest port – Kandla (Gujarat)
  • Percentage of Thar Desert – 61%
  • Number of geographical region of Rajasthan – 04 (Western desert region, Aravalli mountain region, Eastern plain region, south– eastern plateau)
Height wise 10 Major Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan
S.No. Mountain Peak Name District Height (meters) Specific
1. Gurushikhar Sirohi 1722 The highest peak of the Aravalli range
2. Ser Sirohi 1597 Situated on Mount Abu
3. Delwara Sirohi 1442 Situated on Mount Abu
4. Jarga Udaipur 1431 Situated on the plateau of Bhorat
5. Achalgarh Sirohi 1380 Situated on Mount Abu
6. Abu Sirohi 1295
7. Kumbhalgarh Rajsamand 1224 Situated on the plateau of Bhorat
8. Dhonia Rajsamand 1183
9. Raghunathgarh Seekar 1055 Highest peak of northern Aravali
10. Rishikesh Sirohi 1017 Highest peak of northern Aravali

Triveni Sangam site in Rajasthan
Beneshwar (Dungarpur) Mahi-Mon-Jakham
Between Bingod and Mandalgarh (Bhilwara) Banas-Bedach-Menal
Rajmahal– Bisalpur (Tonk) Banas-Khari-Dye
Rameshwar (Sawai Madhopur) Chambal-Banas-Seep

Main Waterfalls in Rajasthan
Waterfalls River Place
Chulia Falls Chambal River Bhainsrodgarh (Kota)
Bhimtal Falls Mangli River Bhimtal, Bundi
Menal Falls Menal River Begu (Chittorgarh)
Dir falls Kankur River Torgarh-Rawali
Bhil Berry Falls Bhil Berry Waterfall Sanctuary (Pali)

District wise Status of Lakes
S.No. District Lakes and Ponds
1.

Ajmer

Anasagar, Foysagar, Pushkar
2.

Alwar

Jaysagar, Mansarovar, Vijaysagar, Pandupol
3.

Karauli

Panchana, Kalisil, Nagatlai, Mamchari, Nidar Shahi Kund
4.

Udaipur

Fatehsagar, Pichola, Jaisamand, Udai Sagar, Swaroop Sagar
5.

Kota

Jawahar Sagar
6.

Chittorgarh

Rana Pratap Sagar, Bhupal Sagar Lake
7.

Churu

Tal Chhapar Lake
8.

Jaipur

Sambhar Lake, Chhaparwada, Jamuvaramgarh, Jalmahal
9.

Jalaur

Bankali Bangh, Beethal Bangh
10.

Jaisalmer

Gadhsisar, Amarsagar, Dhorsi Sagar
11.

Jodhpur

Balsamand, Kaylana, Takhat Sagar
12.

Jhalawar

Bhimsagar, Mansarovar
13.

Jhunjhunu

Ajitsagar Dam, Pannashah
14.

Tonk

Bisalpur, Tordi Sagar
15.

Dungarpur

Gabe Sagar, Som Kamla Aba
16.

Dausa

Kalakh Sagar
17.

Dholpur

Ramsagar, Talabshahi
18.

Nagaur

Didwana, Bhankri Molas
19.

Barmer

Pachpadra
20.

Pali

Sardar Samand
21.

Baran

Gopalpura, Umaidsagar, Iklera Sagar
22.

Banswara

Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam, Anas
23.

Bikaner

Lunkaransar, Anoop Sagar, Gajner
24.

Boondi

Navalkhasagar, Jetsagar, Sursagar
25.

Bharatpur

Moti Jheel
26.

Bhilwara

Mandaltal, Khari Dam, Jetpura Dam
27.

Rajsamand

Rajsamand Lake
28.

Sawai madhopur

Panchna Dam, Morel Dam
29.

Sirohi

Nakki Lake
30.

Seekar

Raipur Dam
31.

Shri Ganga Nagar

Shivpurhead Lake
32.

Hanumangarh

Talwara Lake
33.

Pratapgarh

Jakham Dam

Popular Titles in Rajasthan

  • Monalisa of Rajasthan – Bani-Thani
  • Bhagirath of Modern India – Maharaja Ganga Singh
  • Abul Fazal of Rajputana – Muhnot Nainasi
  • Pink City – Jaipur
  • Paris of India – Jaipur
  • City of stepwells – Bundi
  • Golden City – Jaisalmer
  • Kamdhenu of Rajasthan – Chambal River
  • Vagad's Ganga – Mahi River
  • Kanthal's Ganga – Mahi River
  • City of Wales (bell) – Jhalrapatan
  • Ghode Wala Baba – Colonel James Todd
  • Tirtharaj – Pushkar
  • City of Hundred Islands – Banswara
  • Venice of the East – Udaipur
  • Thermopylae of Rajasthan – Haldighati
  • Sports Dance of Rajasthan – Neja Dance
  • Maru Natya of Folk Natyas – Rai Dance
  • Akbar's Daulat Khana – Magazine Fort
  • Bhishma Pitamah of Mewar – Kunwar Chuda
  • Forest of Hope – Banas River
  • City of Lakes – Udaipur
  • Vagad's Gandhi – Bhogilal Pandya
  • Gandhi's fifth son – Jamnalal Bajaj
  • Manchester of Rajasthan – Bhilwara
  • Amrit Sarovar of Marwar – Jawai Dam
  • Home of Indian Tigers – Ranthambore
  • desert tree – Khejri
  • Head of Forts – Chittorgarh
  • Eye of Mewar – Kumbhalgarh Fort (Katargarh)
  • Tribal Kumbh – Beneshwar
  • Andaman of Rajasthan – Jaisalmer
  • Sun City of Rajasthan – Jodhpur
  • The first newspaper of Rajasthan – Mazharul Sarur

Organization for Women

  • National Committee for Women, Jodhpur – Indumati Goenka (1930 AD)
  • Mahila Ashram, Bhilwara – Narayani Devi (1944 AD)
  • Rajasthan Mahila Parishad, Udaipur – Shanta Trivedi (1947 AD)
  • Mahila Shiksha Sadan, Ajmer – Haribhau Upadhyay (1958 AD)
Major Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan
S.No. Names of Fairs and Festivals District
1.

Camel festival

Bikaner
2.

Kite festival

Jaipur
3.

Karauli bird fair

Karauli
4.

Shekhawati handicrafts fair

Jhunjhunu
5.

Craft bazaar

Udaipur
6.

Vintage car rally

Jaipur
7.

Photo festival

Jaipur
8.

World music festival

Udaipur
9.

Lake festival

Udaipur
10.

Nagaur festival

Nagaur
11.

Jalore Festival

Jalore
12. Mahi Festival Banswara
13. Baneshwar fair Dungarpur
14. Maru festival Jaisalmer
15. Naval band concert Jaipur
16. Kumbhalgarh festival Rajsamand
17. Braj holi festival and bird fair Bharatpur
18. Dhulandi festival Jaipur
19. Rajasthan day Jaipur
20. Johar mela, Johar Memorial Institute Chittorgarh
21.

Gangaur fair

Jaipur
22.

Mewar festival

Udaipur
23.

Charbhuja Ji fair, Khangadi

Sumerpur
24.

Mahavir ji fair

Karauli
25.

Shree Rath Yatra & Animal fair, Nagar

Bharatpur
26.

Cultural program in Nadbai Bharatpur

Bharatpur
27.

Summer festival

Mount abu
28.

Prithviraj jayanti

Ajmer
29.

Pratap jayanti fair

Rajsamand
30.

Jagannath ji fair

Alwar
31.

Teej festival

Jaipur
32.

Maharaja Daharsen Jayanti

Ajmer
33.

Kaman festival

Bharatpur
34.

Kajali Teej

Bundi
35.

Dol mela

Baran
36.

Abhaneri festival

Dausa
37.

Khalkani Mata

Jaipur
38.

Kota Dussehra fair

Kota
39.

Marwar festival

Jodhpur
40.

Pushkar fair

Ajmer
41.

Kolayat fair

Bikaner
42.

Chandrabhaga fair

Jhalawar
43.

Bundi festival

Bundi
44.

Fish festival

Alwar
45.

Music in the park

Jaipur
46.

Bhakti festival

Pushkar
47.

Mangarh Dham fair

Banswara
48.

Ranakpur festival

Pali
49.

Sharad festival

Mount abu

Forest/Wildlife Sanctuary/National Park

According to the report of Rajasthan Forest Department (Year 2019– 20)

  • The total forest area in Rajasthan – 32845.30 sq. km.
  • Reserved forest in Rajasthan – 12252.28 sq.km. (37.30%)
  • Protected forest in Rajasthan – 18494.97 sq. km. (56.31%)
  • Unclassified forest in Rajasthan – 2098.05 sq.km. (6.39%)

According to India Forest Status Report 2019

  • The total forest area in Rajasthan is – 32737.00 sq. km.
  • Reserved forest in Rajasthan – 12475 sq.km. (38.11%)
  • Protected forest in Rajasthan – 18217 sq.km. (55.64%)
  • Unclassified forest in Rajasthan – 2045 sq.km. (6.25%)
  • Top five forest cover districts of Rajasthan – 1. Udaipur 2. Alwar 3. Pratapgarh 4. Baran 5. Chittorgarh
  • Districts with minimum five forest cover of Rajasthan – 1. Churu 2. Hanumangarh 3. Jodhpur 4. Ganganagar 5. Dausa
  • Top five districts with forest cover percentage of Rajasthan – 1. Udaipur 2. Pratapgarh 3. Sirohi 4. Karauli 5. Baran
  • Districts with minimum five forest cover percentage of Rajasthan – 1. Jodhpur 2. Churu 3. Nagaur 4. Bikaner/Jaisalmer 5. Hanumangarh
  • Zoo of Rajasthan – 1. Jaipur 2. Udaipur 3. Bikaner 4. Jodhpur 5. Kota
Mrigavani of Rajasthan
S.No. Name District
1. Pushkar Mrigavan Panchkund (Ajmer)
2. Chittorgarh Fort Mrigawan Chittorgarh
3. Sanjay Udyan, Shahpura Jaipur
4. Ashok Vihar Mrigavan Jaipur Nagar
5. Machiya Safari Park Jodhpur
6. Amrita Devi Mrigavan Khejarli (Jodhpur)
7. Sajjangarh Mrigawan Udaipur

The Prescribed Wildlife Mascots of the Districts of Rajasthan
District Wildlife
Alwar Sambhar
Ajmer Cane bird
Bharatpur Stork (wren)
Barmer Desert Fox
Bhilwara Peacock
Banswara Waterfowl
Bundi Succulent
Baran Crocodile
Churu Blackbuck
Dausa Rabbit
Dhaulpur Panchhira (Indian Screamer)
Jalore Bear
Jaisalmer Godavan
Dungarpur Painted Stork
Jaipur Chital (antelope)
Jodhpur Kurjan
Chittorgarh Gorsingha
Jhunjhunu Black grouse
Hanumangarh Little kingfisher
Karauli Gharial
Jhalawar Gagaroni parrot
Kota Beaver
Nagaur Flamingo
Pratapgarh Flying squirrel
Pali Leopard
Rajsamand Wolf
Sawai madhopur Tiger
Sikar Shaheen
Shri Ganga Nagar Chinkara
Tonk Swan
Udaipur Brock
Sirohi Wild hen
Bikaner Sandgrouse

Protected Areas of Rajasthan
S.No.

Protected area name

District Area Approx (Sq. Km.)
National Park
1. Ranthambore Sawai madhopur 282.03
2. Keoladeo (Dense) Bharatpur 28.73
3. Mukundra Hills (darra) Kota, Chittorgarh 199.55
Wildlife Sanctuary
1. Bandh Baretha (Damp Baretha) Bharatpur 199.24
2. Sariska Alwar 492.29
3. Desert National Park Jaisalmer, Barmer 3162.50
4. Ramgarh VishDhari Bndi 307
5. Kesarbagh Dholpur 14.76
6. Ramsagar Dholpur 34.40

7.

Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary Dholpur 25.60

8.

Keladevi Karauli, Sawai madhopur 676.82

9.

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary Chittorgarh, Udaipur 422.94

10.

Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Chittorgarh 201.4

11.

Shergarh Baran 81.67

12.

Darra Kota, Jhalawar 250.00/227.60

13.

Jawahar Sagar

Kota, Bundi, Chittorgarh 194/220.09

14.

National Chambal Gharial

Kota, Sawai madhopur, Bundi, Karauli, Dholpur 564.03/280.0

15.

Bassi

Chittorgarh 138.69

16.

Taal Chhapar

Churu 7.19

17.

Nahargarh

Jaipur 52.4

18.

Jamwa Ramgarh

Jaipur 300

19.

Sajjangarh

Udaipur 5.19

20.

Phulwari Naal

Udaipur 511.4

21.

Tatgarh Ravali

Rajsamand, Pali, Ajmer 475.23/495.27

22.

Jaisamand

Udaipur

52.34

23.

Kumbhalgarh

Udaipur, Pali, Rajsamand 610.528

24.

Mount abu

Sirohi 326.1

25.

Sawai Mansingh

Sawai madhopur 113.07

26.

Sariska 'A'

Alwar 3.01

27.

Sawai madhopur

Sawai madhopur 131.30

28.

Gajner

Bikaner

Major Conservation Reserves of Rajasthan
Reserve Name District Area (sq.km.) Establishment Year
Bisalpur Conservation Reserve tonk 48.31 2008
Jodbid Garhwala Conservation Reserve Bikaner 56.47 2008
Sundhamata Conservation Reserve Jalore, Sirohi 117.49 2008
Gudha Vishnoiyan Conservation Reserve Jodhpur 2.31 2011
Shakambhari Conservation Reserve Seekar, jhunjhunu 131.00 2012
Gogelav Conservation Reserve Nagaur 3.58 2012
Beed Jhunjhunu Conservation Reserve jhunjhunu 10.47 2012
Rotu Conservation Reserve Nagaur 0.73 2012
Umaidganj Bird Sanctuary Conservation Reserve kota 2.72 2012
Jawai Dam Leopard Conservation Reserve Pali 19.79 2013
Bansal–Khetri Conservation Reserve jhunjhunu 70.18 2017
Bansal–Khetri–Bagaur Conservation Reserve jhunjhunu 39.66 2018
Jawai Dam Leopard Conservation Reserve–II Pali 61.98 2018
Mansamata Conservation Reserve Jhunjhunu 102.31 2019
Total 667.01
Tiger Reserve
Ranthabur Tiger Reserve Sawai Madhopur, Karauli, Bundi, Tonk 1411.29
Sariska Tiger Reserve Alwar, Jaipur 1213.34
Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar, Chittorgarh 759.99
Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve Ramgarh, Bundi  1,017

Energy

  • Beginning of Rajasthan Atomic Project – 1973 AD.
  • India's first natural uranium, heavy water and refrigeration operating nuclear station – Rawatbhata (Chittorgarh)
  • Second nuclear power plant proposed in Rajasthan – Mahi (Banswara)
  • First Solar Power Plant in India – Phalodi (Jodhpur)
  • State's first solar park – Badla Phalodi (Jodhpur)
  • First Solar Energy Freeze in India – Balesar (Jodhpur)
  • Total power generation capacity in the state – 6617.35 MW
  • Installed Solar Power Plant Capacity in the State (As on December, 2019) – 4637 MW
  • Wind Power Plant Capacity Installed in the State (As on December, 2019) – 4310.5 MW
  • Capacity of Biomass Power Plant installed in the State (as on December, 2019) – 120.45 MW

Thermal Power Projects

  • Rajasthan's first coal power station – Kota Thermal Power Project
  • State's first 'Super Thermal Power Station – Suratgarh Thermal Power Project'
  • Chhabra Thermal Power Project – Chhabra (District–Baran)
  • Kalisindh Thermal Project – Jhalawar
  • Satpura Power Station – Combined Power House of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat
  • Barsingsar Thermal Power Station – Barsingsar (District–Bikaner)
  • Kapurdi & Jalipa Thermal Project (JSW Barmer Power House) – Barmer
  • Bithnok Thermal Power Project – Bikaner
  • Kawai Thermal Power Project – Baran
  • Proposed Hydro Electric Projects – Jakham Small Hydro Electric Project, Rahughat Hydro Electric Project, Anas Hydro Electric Project
Major Irrigation Projects of the State
S.No. Project Beneficiary Districts River
1. Beas irrigation Ravi–beas
2. Bhakra Canal Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar Sutlej
3. Bisalpur Tonk Banas
4.

Chambal Irrigation

Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Bundi, Baran Chambal
5. Gangnahar Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar Sutlej
6. Eklera Sagar Baran Chambal
7. Gurgaon Canal Bharatpur Yamuna
8. Harishchandra Sagar Jhalawar, Kota Kalisindh
9.

Indira Gandhi Canal

Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Churu, Ganganagar Unit– I Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer Unit– II

Ravi–beas
10.

Jakham

Pratapgarh, Udaipur Jakham
11.

Mahi Bajaj Sagar

Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh Maahi
12.

Narmada Canal Irrigation

Barmer, Jalore Narmada
13.

Nohar Irrigation Project

Hanumangarh, Churu Ravi–beas
14.

Parvati Pick–up

Baran Chambal
15.

Som–kamla–amba

Dungarpur Som
16.

Jawai

Pali, Sirohi, Jalore, Jodhpur Jawai

Transport and Communication

Road Transport (March 2019)

  • The total length of road in the state – 264244.05 km.
  • The total length of national highway in the state – 10599.67 km.
  • The total length of the state road in the state – 15517.51 km.
  • The density of roads in the state – 77.21 km. per 100 sq.km.

Rail Transport (March 2019)

  • First train started in the state – between Agra Fort to Bandikui (April 1874)
  • The total length of rail routes in the state (March 2018) – 5929 km.

Air Transport (March 2019)

  • Formation of Rajasthan Civil Aviation Corporation – 20 December, 2006
  • Total airports in the state – 32
  • Total Military Airports in the State – 6
  • Total Civilian Airports in the State – 4
  • Asia's largest underground airport – Nal Airport, Bikaner

Postal and Telecommunication Wervices

  • Number of Telecom Subscribers in the State – 64.77 Million
  • Total No. of Post Offices in the State – 10,311

Industry

S.No. Hand Craft Industry District
1. Doria and Masuria sarees kota
2. Khesla, Tukdi balotra falana
3. Bandhej Sarees Jodhpur
4. Churiyan and Lahariya Jaipur
5. Clay sculptures Molela Village Rajsamand
6. Marble sculptures Jaipur
7. Wooden toys Udaipur Sawai Madhopur
8. Phad painting Shahpura
9. Puppets Udaipur

Major Industrial Areas of Rajasthan
District Industrial Area
Ajmer Bewar, Saver
Alwar Behror, Chopanki, Neemrana, Ghilot, Khushkheda, Kaharani, Karauli, Kherathal, Kurukshetra, Matsya, Pathredi, Rajgarh, Rampur, Shahjahanpur, Sotanla, Tapukara, Thanagaji
Barmer Balotra, Mokalsar
Bharatpur Jhehra
Bikaner Bichwal, Karni, Khara, Napsar, Naukha
Churu Bindsar, Ratangarh, Sardarshahr
Dausa Bapi, Kolana (Bandikui)
Dungarpur Sagwara
Hanumangarh Sangria
Jaipur Aprilpark, Bagru, Bassi, Vindayaka, Hirawala, Jaitpura, Jhutwara, Kaladera, Kant Kalwar, Kukus, Malviya, Manda, Manpur, Mansarovar, Ramchandrapur, Sitapur, Shahpur
Jhunjhunu Chirawa, Pilani
Jodhpur Boranda, Mandore, Mathanis
Kota Runpur, Indraprastha
Nagaur Parbatsar
Pali Bhinmal, Sumerpur
Rajsamand Dhoinda
Sawai madhopur Karauli, Kherda
Sikar Ajitgarh, Fatehpur, Palsana, Ramgarh, Reengus, Shrimadhopur
Sirohi Abu Road, Ambaji, Saransar, Sheoganj
Shri Ganga Nagar Anupgarh, Gharsana, Raisingh Nagar, Rawal Mandi, Suratgarh, Udyog Vihar
Tonk Newai
Udaipur Bhamashah, Gudali, Kaladwas, Sukher Sapatiya

Rajasthan Census – 2011

  • Population – 6.85 crore (8th in the country)
  • Male Population – 3.55 crore (51.86%)
  • Female population – 3.29 crore (48.14%)
  • Rajasthan's decadal growth rate – 21.3%
  • Rural Decadal Growth Rate – 19.00%
  • Urban Decadal Growth Rate – 29.00%
  • The district with the highest decadal growth rate in the state – Barmer (32.5%)
  • The district with the lowest decadal growth rate in the state – Ganganagar (10.0%)
  • Annual Growth Rate of Rajasthan – 2.13%
  • The district with the highest annual growth rate of the state – Barmer
  • The district with the lowest annual growth rate in the state – Ganganagar

Population density

  • The population density of Rajasthan – 200 persons per sq. km.
  • Rajasthan's rank in terms of population density in the country – 18th
  • Districts with highest population density in the state – Jaipur (595), Bharatpur (503), Dausa (476)
  • Districts with lowest population density in the state – Jaisalmer (17), Bikaner (78), Barmer (192)

Sex ratio

  • Sex Ratio of Rajasthan – 928 (was 921 in 2001)
  • State's rank in the country – 21st
  • Districts with highest sex ratio in the state – Dungarpur (994), Rajsamand (990), Pali (987)
  • Districts with lowest sex ratio in the state – Dholpur (846), Jaisalmer (852), Karauli (861)
  • Rural Sex Ratio in the State – 933 (other sources 953)
  • Urban Sex Ratio – 914 in the State
  • The district with the highest rural sex ratio in the state – Pali (1003)
  • The district with the lowest rural sex ratio in the state – Dholpur (841)
  • The district with the highest urban sex ratio in the state – Tonk (985)
  • The district with the lowest urban sex ratio in the state – Jaisalmer (807)

Literacy

  • Literacy of Rajasthan – 66.1%
  • Rajasthan's rank in the country in terms of literacy – 26th
  • Highest literacy district in the state – Kota (76.6%)
  • The district with the lowest literacy rate in the state – Jalore (54.9%)
  • Highest male literacy district in the state – Jhunjhunu (86.9%)
  • District with lowest male literacy in the state – Pratapgarh (69.5%)
  • State's highest female literacy district – Kota (65.9%)
  • The district with the lowest female literacy in the state – Jalore (38.5%)
  • Rural Literacy in the State – 61.4%
  • Urban Literacy in the State – 79.7%

0-6 age group

  • Total population (0–6 age group) – 106.49 lakhs
  • Percentage of Total Population – 15.5%
  • Most Populated District – Jaipur
  • Minimum Population District – Jaisalmer
  • Child Sex Ratio – 888
  • District with highest child sex ratio – Banswara (934)
  • District with Lowest Child Sex Ratio – Jhunjhunu (837)
  • District with highest urban child sex ratio – Nagaur (907)
  • District with lowest urban child sex ratio – Dholpur (841)
  • District with highest rural child sex ratio – Banswara (937)
  • District with lowest rural child sex ratio – Jhunjhunu (832)

Scheduled caste

  • Total scheduled caste – 122.21 Lakh
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in the total population of the state – 17.8%
  • District with maximum scheduled caste population – Jaipur
  • District with minimum scheduled caste population – Dungarpur
  • Highest Scheduled Caste Population (percentage) – Ganganagar (36.58%)
  • Minimum Scheduled Caste Population (percentage) – Dungarpur (3.76%)
  • SC Sex Ratio – 923 (923 Rural), (922 Urban)
  • District with highest sex ratio – Rajsamand (982)
  • District with lowest sex ratio – Dholpur (863)
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in Rural Population – 18.5%
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in Urban Population – 15.7%
  • Total Literacy – 59.20%
  • Male Literacy – 73.77%
  • Female Literacy – 44.63%

Scheduled ribe

  • Scheduled tribe population in Rajasthan – 92.38 lakh
  • Percentage of Scheduled Tribes in the total population of the state – 13.5%
  • District with highest ST population – Udaipur
  • District with minimum ST population – Bikaner
  • District with highest ST percentage – Banswara (76.4%)
  • Scheduled Tribe Sex Ratio – 948
  • Rural Sex Ratio – 951
  • Urban Sex Ratio – 893
  • District with highest sex ratio – Dungarpur (1000)
  • District with lowest sex ratio – Dholpur (842)
  • Total Literacy – 52.44%
  • Male Literacy – 67.62%
  • Female Literacy – 37.27%
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