Rajasthan: Industrial Development

Rajasthan: Industrial Development   Rajasthan is a MOST leading investment destination in India after Maharashtra and Gujarat because of peaceful environment, better law and order situation, excellent infrastructure, investment friendly climate and very less population density. Areas facing NCR such as Bhiwadi are now buzzing with automobile and manufacturing companies. Many of the small scale … Read more

Rajasthan: Natural Hazards

Rajasthan: Natural Hazards     Types of Disasters and Disaster Risks in the State:-   Types of Disasters : Disasters are broadly categorized as Natural and Man-made   Natural Disasters are of several types, e.g. related to :-   (i) Drought (ii) Floods (iii) Earthquake (iv) Fire (including lightening) (v) Cloudburst (vi) Landslides (vii) Hailstorms … Read more

Rajasthan: Minerals

Rajasthan: Minerals     Rajasthan enjoys a virtual monopoly in the production of minerals like wollastonite, lead, zinc, calcite, gypsum, rock phosphate, silver, marble, sandstone and serpentine (green marble). There are approximately 3,403 mining leases for major minerals and 11,861 minor leases and 18,249 quarry licenses in the State. Western Rajasthan has proven large deposits … Read more

Rajasthan: Transportation Network

Rajasthan: Transportation Network     Transport, an important component of the tertiary sector is of immense significance in a country’s economic development. With the advancements complexities and sophistication of the modern world, a country cannot think of attaining economic the transport sector. Transport is an essential economic infrastructure for the rapid development of any region. … Read more

Rajasthan: Scheduled Tribes

Rajasthan: Scheduled Tribes     The Scheduled Tribe (ST) population of Rajasthan State constitutes 8.4 percent of the total ST population of India. The Scheduled Tribes of the State constitute 12.6 percent of the total population of the State. It holds 12th position among all States and UTs in respect of the percentage share of … Read more

Rajasthan: Population & Census

Rajasthan: Population & Census   Population of Rajasthan – Rajasthan with a population of 75,984,317 people is ranked as 7th populous state of India. Nearly ninety percent of Rajasthan’s population is Hindu with Muslims making up the largest minority with eight percent of the populations. Jains – the merchant and traders from Rajasthan constitute a significant … Read more

Major Cities and Tourist places of Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Major Cities and Tourist places of Rajasthan   Rajasthan is the largest state of India in terms of area covered. Covering most of the Great Indian Desert, Rajasthan has emerged to be one of the leading international tourist destinations of the world. Tourists and travellers form various parts of India and from different parts … Read more

Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower

Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower   At the time of independence there was 1 major project, 43 medium and 2272 minor projects and the irrigation potential was only 4 lac ha. Hence after independence the state irrigation department was formed in 1949 with the objective of increasing the production of the food and fodder and to … Read more

Horticulture of Rajasthan

 Horticulture of Rajasthan     The salient features of Horticulture in Rajasthan are summarized below: 90% of the rainfall is received during monsoon season. In addition to spatial variation there is much variation in yearly pattern in rainfall. Mango, Aonla, Pomegranate, Guava, Santra,Kinnu, Ber and Malta are the main horticulture fruits. 90% nurseries are registered … Read more

Rajasthan Cropping Pattern

Rajasthan Cropping Pattern Cropping pattern means the proportion of area under various crops at a point of time. The crop statistics published by the governments are used to denote the cropping patterns. Cropping pattern is, however, a dynamic concept as it changes over space and time.The cropping patterns of a region are closely influenced by … Read more

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