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About the Baran district

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Brief About Baran District
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.

Major Crops and Their Production

Production: 1999-00
Wheat 2,40,958
Maize 26,631
Gram 10,742
Sugarcane 7,032
Jowar 3,374
Paddy 1,730
Groundnut 1,210
Sesamum 51

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.

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
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.