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About the Banswara district

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Brief About Banswara District

The Banswara district lies in the southern most part of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by Udaipur and Chittaurgarh in the North, Dungarpur in the west, Ratlam and Jhabua districts of Madhya Pradesh in the east and south respectively.

Distance from major cities

  • Jaipur- 601 kms.
  • Delhi-827 kms.
  • Ahmedabad-265 kms.
  • Mumbai-816 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

The district has a climate which is very much milder than that in the desert regions in further north and north-west.

  • Maximum temperature is 33 degrees Celsius to 46 degrees celsius.
  • Minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius to 20 degrees celsius
  • Normal annual rainfall is 92.24 cms.

Administrative Setup
The district is divided into two sub-divisions, viz., Banswara and Kushalgarh. The Banswara sub-division consists of Ghatol, Pipal Khunt, Garhi and Talwara Panchayat Samitis whereas the Kushalgarh sub-division consists of Bagidora, Anandpuri, Sajjangarh and Kushalgarh Panchayat Samitis.

Major Crops and Their Production

Maize 1,29,977
Wheat 1,11,822
Sugarcane 47,425
Gram 38,164
Paddy 29,946
Barley 2,827
Jowar 314
Groundnut 65
Sesamum 23








Production: 1999-00)
Limestone 9,87,009
Masonary Stone 2,23,710
Marble Block and Luffar 1,52,423
Limestone (Burning) 96,004
Sand 14,686





Infrastructure Electricity
The total transformer capacity in the district is 63.1 MVA. Of the 1,431 villages 1,219 villages were electrified upto 31 March 2000.

The Mahi river flows on the borders of Peepalkhoot and Ghatol and Banswara Panchayat Samitis. The Mahi project has the capacity to irrigate an area of 80,000 hectares.

Road Transport
Road transport is the only mode of goods and passengers movement from and to the district. The district head quarter has diret road connection with Ratlam, Dungarpur, Dohad and Jaipur. Total road length in the district is 1,747 kms., as on 31 March, 2000.

Rail Transport
Rail transport facility is not available in the district. However, the nearest railway station is at Dungarpur (102 kms.) which is on meter gauge.

Air Transport
The nearest airport is at Udaipur (192 kms).

Communication Facilities
Post offices 276
Telegraph offices 58
Telephone exchanges 34
Public call offices 815




Medical and Public Health Service

Hospitals 5
Dispensaries 3
Primary Health Centres 34
T.B. Hospitals 1
Sub-health Centres 208