Nimbahera

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Nimbahera
Town
Nickname(s): 
Cement City
Nimbahera is located in Rajasthan
Nimbahera
Nimbahera
Location in Rajasthan, India
Nimbahera is located in India
Nimbahera
Nimbahera
Nimbahera (India)
Coordinates: 24°37′N 74°41′E / 24.62°N 74.68°E / 24.62; 74.68Coordinates: 24°37′N 74°41′E / 24.62°N 74.68°E / 24.62; 74.68
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictChittorgarh
Government
 • MLAUdailal Anjana (INC)
Area
 • Total24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation
437 m (1,434 ft)
Population
(2013)
 • Total86,453
 • Density3,600/km2 (9,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
312601, 312617 (Kailash Nagar)
Telephone code+91-1477
Vehicle registrationRJ-09

Nimbahera is a town and a municipality in Chittorgarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located around 350 km (220 mi) south-west of the state capital, Jaipur. Nimbahera is well connected through both rail and road; it lies on the railway line connecting Ajmer to Ratlam.

Geography[edit]

Nimbahera is located at 24°37′N 74°41′E / 24.62°N 74.68°E / 24.62; 74.68.[1] It has an average elevation of 437metres (1433feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Nimbahera had a population of 78,123. In Nimbahera, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

Nimbahera was named after the local river Nimba. However, Nimbahera was a district in the princely state of Tonk (princely state) before independence, and later it was merged into the Chittorgarh district of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Economy[edit]

Nimbahera is known for its stone, Nimbahera stone, a kind of limestone which is used as a building material and raw material in cement manufacturing, thus making it a suitable destination for cement industries. Limestone being available in plenty serves as a good source of employment for the people of Nimbahera. The city is also known for its largest Krishi Upaj Mandi (which in English means Agricultural products market), not only the largest mandi of the district, but also a major mandi of the state. In 2009 The Krishi Upaj Mandi become the first and only district mandi with direct sale and purchase of commodities, wheat, corn, soybeans, and all other major raw food products after the local MLA, Mr. Anjana Udailal, and some buyers worked to effect this change. The first direct auction was held in mid-2009, and in 2016 the mandi become A class with an annual tax collection of more than 4.00 crore (according to state government rules).

Nimbahera is expected to become one of the highest cement manufacturing centres in Asia after completion of several upcoming cement projects. At present, four major cement plants, JK Cement, Magrol, Wonder Cement, and Lafarge Cement are in production. Two cement plants, Imami Cement and Dalmiya Cement, are upcoming. There is no doubt Nimbahera is the cement hub of India[citation needed]

Many small scale industries are located in the RIICO industrial area of the town, providing local employment, as well as a number of medium-sized industries including fertilizer, soybean oil processing, and plastics.

Major Languages[edit]

Hindi, Urdu, Rajasthani and Mewadi are all spoken in Nimbahera, as well as a number of local languages.

Minor Languages[edit]

English

Politics[edit]

Top leaders 1 Udailal Anjana is the MLA of the Nimbahera-Chhoti Sadri assembly constituency. 2 [ [ShreeChand Kraplani]] is Ex UDH Minstar And MLA Nimbahera Chotisadri assembly 3 [ [Gabbar singh Ahir]] is Block Prasedent Youth Bjp

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nimbahera
  2. ^ "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.