Kathumar

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Kathumar

Katumbar, Kathoomar
Town
Kathumar is located in Rajasthan
Kathumar
Kathumar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Kathumar is located in India
Kathumar
Kathumar
Kathumar (India)
Coordinates: 27°19′01″N 77°04′41″E / 27.317°N 77.078°E / 27.317; 77.078Coordinates: 27°19′01″N 77°04′41″E / 27.317°N 77.078°E / 27.317; 77.078
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictAlwar
Population
(2001)
 • Total10,086
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
321605
Census code 073732
Fields near Tusari

Kathumar is a town and tehsil of Alwar district[1] in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Villages[edit]

There are many villages in this sub-division, few of them are:

Kankroli[edit]

Kankroli is a village in the tehsil Kathumar, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away. It has an ancient temple next to its secondary school. Bhavadas baba temple is also famous in the area. Village comprises mostly Jat community, however it has Rajput, Brahmin, Banik, Meena, Khati, Lohar, Nai (Sain), Dhobi, Keer, Jatav and Harijan communities as well.

Nearest railway station is Kherli - 18 km (on Jaipur-Agra line) and Nagar - 15 km (on Alwar-Mathura line).

Village has its own bus stop (Kankroli bus stop), as it falls on Kathumar-Laxmangarh-Alwar road. Its is 5 km from Kathumar. The bus stop is used by people from many villages such as Ishrota, Ishroti, Pahadi, and Indravali.

Nearest police station is Kathumar Police Thana ( just 2 km). Police station is just at border of village itself.

Titpuri[edit]

Titpuri is a village in the tehsil Kathumar, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) away. It also has an Benami Shant Asharm behind the bus stand on road salempur. Benami Shant Asharm is famous in the area.

Bhojpura[edit]

Bhojpura is another village about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) away from Kathumar. Bhojpura has a school that continues up to class VIII.

Tusari[edit]

Another village included in the tehsil Kathumar is Tusari, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away. Tusari also has a Govt school that runs up to class X. The village also has a girl's hostel and high school - Kasturba Gandhi Girls' hostel in the outskirts of the village.

Ishroti[edit]

Another village in the tehsil Kathumar is Ishroti, situated at Kathumar-Laxmangarh road.

Badka[edit]

There is another village Badka in the tehsil. In this village, 200 families reside.

Pitampura[edit]

There is another village named Pitampura situated west of Kherli Railway station. Economically most of the people here depend on daily petty works in Kherli.

Jarla[edit]

Jarla village is situated at Kathumar-Laxmangarh road, 15 km from Kathumar.

Baldeopura Gurjar[edit]

Baldeopura village is situated between Badodakan and Tighariya. And direct route to nagar.

Education[edit]

One college in Kathumar for higher education for women is Shree Maa Mahila Mahavidyalaya. It was founded in 2004.

For boys there is no facility for higher education, but there are some schools such as New modern public school.

Economy[edit]

The main occupation of residents is farming. A Hindustan Petroleum gas agency has been started here, Desraj Gas Agency, situated on the Reta road in Kathumar.

Health[edit]

Gomati Devi Jan Seva Nidhi operates an eye clinic.[2]

Transport[edit]

Direct buses are available to Dehli, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Mathura, Agra and Alwar.

The nearest airport is in Jaipur.

One railway station is also present in the nearby town of Kherli. Kathumar's distance from Kherli Railway station is about 10 km. It is also connected to Brijnagar.

Tourism[edit]

Famous temple of Dhaulagarh Devi is 3 km away from Noorpur village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administrative Setup Of Alwar District". District Administration, Alwar. 5 November 2012. Archived from the original on 6 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Lighting up lives in rural Alwar". The Hindu. 16 July 2012.