Nokha, Bikaner

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Nokha

Nokha Mandi
Town
Nokha is located in Rajasthan
Nokha
Nokha
Location in Rajasthan, India
Nokha is located in India
Nokha
Nokha
Nokha (India)
Coordinates: 27°36′N 73°25′E / 27.6°N 73.42°E / 27.6; 73.42Coordinates: 27°36′N 73°25′E / 27.6°N 73.42°E / 27.6; 73.42
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBikaner
Government
 • Bodymunicipality
Area rankN/a
Elevation
325 m (1,066 ft)
Population
(2017)[1]
 • Total120,000
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ-50
Websitehttp://www.nagarpalikanokha.com

Nokha is a town and a municipality in the Bikaner district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Nokha was established as a krishi mandi (market) by the contemporary king of Bikaner state Maharaja Ganga Singh.

Demographics[edit]

In 1951, the population was estimated to be 4557[citation needed], which increased to 86,790 in 2010. The current population is estimated at nearly 120,000[citation needed]. According to the 2011 census, the literacy rate is 76.67%, which is higher than the state average of 66.11%. Male literacy is around 85.63% while the female literacy rate is 67.03%.[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

Nokha has small- and medium-scale manufacturing industries, including guar, gum, groundnut, oil, cement, cotton, refined oil, oil cakes, sanitary wares, lime kiln, mosaic tiles, natural ice-cream, spices, dry vegetables, bags, gum, mineral water, woolen blankets, carpet woolen yarn, milk chilling, metals products, paper, plastic, stuffed foods, chemical products, electric wire, plastic pipes, cement pipes, PVC pipes, electric bulbs, fans, cable, food processing and hair oil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.