Smart City Program: Rajasthan – Smart Cities

Smart Cities Rajasthan - Udaipur, Jaipur , Kota, Ajmer Smart City

On June 25, 2015, Prime Minister Modi launched the “100 Smart Cities Mission” to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. The period of mission has been designated as Five years from 2015 till 2020. The selection of cities for smart city mission was made through competition after evaluation of the Smart City Proposals (SCP) prepared through Intense Citizen Consultation by the Cities by a Continue Reading

Rulers of Kota

Kota seceded from Bundi in 1631. But it was again reunited with Bundi between 1707- 1713. Kota became British protectorate in 1817. Kota rulers bore the title “Maharao”. Rulers of Kota: Madho Singh 2nd Son of raja rattan Singh of Bundi, who confirmed grant of Kota to Madho Singh & separation, took place. Mukund Singh Jagat Singh Kishore Singh Ram Singh I (1696-1707) United with Bundi (1707-13) Bhim Singh I (1713-20) Continue Reading

Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange is one of the most grown fruits after banana and apple. Brazil leads the production of oranges with 24% share of the world,  followed by US and India. In India, the important commercial orange variety are mandarin (40%), sweet orange (23%) and acid lime (23%). Oranges are mostly grown in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Orissa, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh. Uses of Oranges: This fruit is rich Continue Reading

Kota to get Piped Natural Gas this year

After a long wait, Kota of Rajasthan apart from being making in to the list of smart cities, can also be proud to be the only city to get Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in homes. GAIL has started work in this direction a few years back it was left uncompleted due to lack of coordination. Now, Rajasthan Government formed a company namely Rajasthan State Gas limited which has taken over the Continue Reading

Kota: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Kota: Kota district lies between 24º 25′ and 25º 51′ North Latitude and 75º 37′ and 77º 26′ East Longitude. It is bounded on north and north west by Sawai Madhopur, Tonk and Bundi districts. The Chambal river separates these from Kota district and forms the natural boundary. The district is bounded by Jhalawar, and Mandsor district of M.P. on the south, Baran district on the Continue Reading