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The Bundi economy is primarily supported by agriculture, textile and tourism industry. Handicrafts industry plays a pivotal role in the economic prosperity of Bundi in Rajasthan. Bundi is a small city in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan in India, which is famous for its beautiful forts and palaces, and step-well reservoirs (local name: baoris). The economy of Bundi is principally based on rapid growth of small scale industrial units, which have taken on form all over the municipality in the state of Rajasthan. Textiles is an important industrial sector in Bundi that mainly produce polyester fibers.

The real estate industry is also growing in this beautiful district of Rajasthan. Agriculture contributes a major portion to the overall economic growth in Bundi. Major agricultural crops include pulses, wheat, gram, barley, cotton, tobacco and oil seeds. Among oil seeds, mustard and rape are the mostly produced. Important fruit trees in Bundi include orange, pomegranate, lemon, guava and mango. Bundi is endowed with great natural beauty and is a popular place of tourists attraction. The tourism accounts for a significant portion of the Rajasthan's domestic product. Many forts and old palaces in Bundi have been converted into heritage hotels to attract more tourists.


Economy of Baran district, RajasthanThe major industries in Baran district are primarily agro-based. These include soyabean, mustard oil, pulse/rice mills, coriander and wheat grinding, agricultural instruments, minerals based units like stone crashers etc. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), A Government of India enterprise is also situated in Anta which produces electricity based on the Gas.

Rajasthan Financial Corporation (RFC) is a leading financial institution of the state which caters to the industrial and financial requirements of the medium, small scale and tiny industrial units. For setting up the industrial units in the district, RIICO provide land and infrastructure facilities, technical consultancy and financial inputs. There are three industrial areas in the district.

The minerals produced in the district are limestone, sandstone, building stone etc. so the units based on the above stones are also beneficial.

Tendu Leaves: The District has a tremendous scope for the rapid industrialisation, especially among agro-based industries. The main forest produce of district is 'Tendu leaves'. So 'Bidi', Dona-pattal units are beneficial in the district.

ANTA Thermal power station: NTPC Anta is a natural gas-fired power station located in Baran district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is one of the power plants of NTPC. The gas for it is sourced from GAIL HBJ Pipeline - South Basin Gas field, and its source of water is the Chambal River.



Jhalawar is known for the Production of Citrus (Oranges). The area around Bhawani Mandi and surrounding rural belt have got huge orchards and fields of oranges that's why it's called as "The Orange City". The speciality about orange trees is that each tree gets two crops in one year i.e. summer & winter crop on same tree in different season. The Bhawanimandi & surrounding rural belt got proud of achieving second rank in orange production in India after Nagpur.

Jhalawar has many historical sites and locations that are full of natural beauty. These sites are important from point of archeology and history. This also presents Jhalawar as a major tourist hub in Rajasthan, that can provide tourists with plethora of natural scenery and historical adventure.


Kota has a wide range of flourishing industries which are the backbone of country's economy. Severeal thermla plants,trditional indigenous industries, engineering companies and fertiliser indusrties are housed in Kota, which add to the glory of Rajasthan. Kota emerging as a education hub is its another economic resource. Also, the local items are earning fame nationwide.

Kota is the only city in India that has Hydro, nuclear and thermal power plants together in the region.


The city is rich in trade for cotton, millet, wheat, oilseed and coriander, etc. which are grown at large scale.Favourable climate and suitable strech of land provide a regular income for their business


Textile Industries: Kota Doriya Sarees industries is one of the oldest industries in the region.These are known for their sqaure weaving and exeptional designs and quality.

Mining Industries: There are hundreds of variety of mines located on and around the district which are maojor contributor to the economy. Greenish blue and brown colored kota stone are the most popular in the region.

Fertilisers and Chemical Industries: IN the year 1985, Chambal Fertilisers and Chemical Limited (CFCL) was estblished to produce urea fertilisers, sugar, farm input marketting such as DAP, seeds and pesticides, plastics are their primary business and others are cement and energy services.

Power Plants

Kota Super Thermal Plant: Kota Thermal Power Plant is Rajasthan's first major coal-fired power plant. It is located on the left bank of the Chambal River near Kota.

Rajasthan Atomic power station: The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station in India is located about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Kota by way of the Chambal River, approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) above the dam that holds the Rana Pratap Sagar lake. The plant lies in the Federal State Rajasthan, district Chittorgarh.


Rana Pratap Sagar Dam: The Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is a gravity masonry dam of 53.8 metres (177 ft) height built on the Chambal River at Rawatbhata in Rajasthan in India. It is part of integrated scheme of a cascade development of the river involving four projects starting with the Gandhi Sagar Dam in the upstream reach (48 kilometres (30 mi) upstream) in Madhya Pradesh and the Jawahar Sagar Dam on the downstream (28 kilometres (17 mi) downstream) with a terminal structure of the Kota Barrage (28 kilometres (17 mi) further downstream) in Rajasthan for irrigation.

The direct benefit from the dam is hydropower generation of 172 MW (with four units of 43 MW capacity each) at the dam toe powerhouse adjoining the spillway, with releases received from the Gandhi Sagar Dam and the additional storage created at the dam by the intercepted catchment area.


National Thermal power corporation : Amongst the major industrial powerhouses of Kota, National Thermal Power Corporation,or NTPC, Kota is the largest repository of thermal power in the Indian subcontinent. NTPC primarily deals with the development, engineering, establishment as well as operation of power plants that supply energy to all parts of the country. Besides it also provides consultancy to Indian as well as international organizations interested in establishing their own power plants.

Education Hub

Rajasthan technical University: Rajasthan Technical University (RTU) is located in Kota in the state of Rajasthan. It was established in 2006 by the Government of Rajasthan to enhance the technical education in the state.The university has been established in the campus of University College of Engineering, Kota (previously known as Engineering College, Kota), which is located on the Rawatbhata Road, about 14 kms from Kota Railway Station and 10 kms from Kota Bus Stand. The university currently affilates about 129 Engineering Colleges,04 B.Arch, 41 MCA Colleges, 95 MBA Colleges, 44 M.Tech Colleges and 03 Hotel Management and Catering Institute. More than 2.5 lacs students study in the various institutes affilated to the University. The University aims to provide quality technical education which may help Rajasthan in it's technical development and will boost technical environment in the country.

Other Major Universities: There are four other major universities:

a.University of Kota

b.Vardhman Mahaveer Open University

c.Career Point University

d.Agriculture University Kota

It also has one government medical college, one private dental collage,one physiotherapy college, 15 general colleges, a number of MBA Institutes.

The Government College of Kota is the largest government-run college in the state of Rajasthan under University of Kota.

Coaching Institutes: In the past decade the city has emerged as a popular coaching destination for competitive exams preparation and for-profit educational services has become a major part of the city's economy.