Ramganj Mandi

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Ramganj Mandi
stone city, coriander city
city
Ramganj Mandi is located in Rajasthan
Ramganj Mandi
Ramganj Mandi
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°38′50″N 75°56′40″E / 24.64722°N 75.94444°E / 24.64722; 75.94444Coordinates: 24°38′50″N 75°56′40″E / 24.64722°N 75.94444°E / 24.64722; 75.94444
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Kota
Division Kota Division
Founded by Kota Darbaar
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Municipality Board
 • Chairman Manoj Bhai Patel (INC)
 • Member of Parliament Kota-Bundi Om Birla (Bhartiya Janta Party)
 • Member of Legislative Assembly Ramganj Mandi ChandraKanta Meghwal ( Bhartiya Janta Party )
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 53,321
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 326519
Telephone code 07459
Vehicle registration RJ33

Ramganj Mandi is a city and a municipality in Kota district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is known as stone city and coriander city. It has largest Mandi of Coriander with around 6500 tons of coriander seeds arrive on a single day in season. MDH masala buys its coriander seeds from Ramganj Mandi. New spice park is being constructed on Nimana road, link road between SH 9B and NH 12. Annually billions of square feet of limestone is exported throughout the country, mainly in Punjab, Hariyana, Chandigarh, Gujrat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh. Around 1000 stone processing units are set up in industrial area. More than 80 mines are present in area.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Ramganj Mandi had a population of 41,784. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Ramganj Mandi has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Ramganj Mandi, 16% of the population is under 10 years of age.

169 villages came under sub district Ramganj Mandi. Total Population of Ramganj Mandi Sub District is 272,448 of which 142,353 are males and 130,095 are females.

History[edit]

City was earlier outskirt of village Khairabad, Famous for temple of Maa Falaudi. People started living round the railway station which was known as Khairabad road, Suket road at that time. Later on Princely State of Kota established this as Ramganj Mandi. Maximum people residing here are migrated from different part of country. Mostly people came here to work and later settled here. Most of the economy is based on stone business and coriander seeds.


Nearby features[edit]

1. Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant, Rawatbhata - One of the oldest nuclear power plant of India - 65km

It produce 1180MW of electricity. Soon it will produce 2580MW of electricity and become India's largest nuclear power plant.

Power divided by units

1 unit of 100MW

1 Unit of 200MW

4 unit of 220MW each

2 unit of 700MW each


2. Kota Thermal Power Plant, Kota - 87km

3. Kali Sindh Thermal Power Plant, Jhalwar - 40km

4. Gandhi Sagar Hydro Electricity Plant, Gandhisagar - 60km

5. Kota Barrage Dam, Kota - 83km

6. Mini Secretariat, jhalawar - 35km

7. Maa Falaudi Mandir, Khairabad - 4km

8. Parshwanath Digamber Jain Mandir, Kethuli - 16km

9. Atishay Kshetra Chandkhedi, Khanpur - 65km

Transport[edit]

The city is situated on Delhi-Bombay Railway line, so its well connected to all major cities via Rail. City has a railway station Ramganj mandi Junction

City has two bus stand ; first near Martyr Pannalal Circle which is only for Rajasthan Roadways Buses, second one is near railway crossing for private bus operators.

Rajasthan State Highway 9 is passing through city to Jhalawar connecting city with National Highway 12. Another State Highway 27 is touching the city which is further going to "Anu Nagari" Rawatbhata via Chechat.

Airport Nearest Airport is Kota (75km) but its not functioning. So nearest functioning airport is Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore (280km).


News Papers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

2. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=112942