Ramganj Mandi

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Ramganj Mandi
stone city, coriander city
city
Ramganj Mandi is located in Rajasthan
Ramganj Mandi
Ramganj Mandi
Ramganj Mandi is located in India
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 Smt. Hemlata Sharma (Bhartiya Janta Party)
 • Vice Chairman Om Prakash Gurjar (Bhartiya Janta Party)
 • 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)[1]
 • Total 41,328
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 326519
Telephone code 07459
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
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, coriander city. It has the largest grain market of Coriander with around 6500 tons of coriander seeds arriving on a single day during season. Spices Giant MDH buys its coriander seeds from Ramganj Mandi. A new spice park is being constructed on Nimana road, the link road between SH 9B and NH 12. Annually billions of square feet of limestone is exported throughout the country, mainly in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Around 1000 stone processing units are set up in the industrial area. More than 80 mines are present in area.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] 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 come 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 the temple of Maa Falaudi. People started living around the railway station which was then known as Khairabad road, Suket road.

Later on Princely State of Kota established this as Ramganj Mandi. Maximum people residing here are migrated from different parts of country. Mostly people came here to work and later settled here. Most of the economy is based on stone business and coriander seeds.

Transport[edit]

Rail - The city is situated on Delhi-Bombay Railway line, so it is well connected to all major cities via Rail. City has a railway station Ramganj mandi Junction (starting point of under construction of ramganj Mandi-Bhopal railway line and provide connectivity to Jhalawar district on this route).

Road - City has two bus stands; one near Martyr Pannalal Circle which is only for Rajasthan Roadways Buses, and another near railway station 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.

There are many roadway transport services which transport "kota stone" and coriander to all parts of India.

Air - Nearest airport is Kota (75 km) though not functional at present. Subsequently, the nearest airport is Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore (280 km).

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References[edit]

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