Economy

  • Being an agricultural preferred area & touched from Madhya Pradesh, the economy of Sawai Madhopur district is dependent to a large extent on agriculture and its products. The main crops grown are wheat, mustard, millet and bajra. 
  • Sawai Madhopur is famous for its Sweets & Milk Production. Gangapur City is Famous for "Kheermohan" & Khandar is Famous for "Barfi"
  • Many of nearby State's Forts like The Ranthambhore, Shiwar, Khandar.
  • Sawai Madhopur also gets an amount of its Economy from Tourism due to Ranthambhore National Park & many Hindu Temples also due to better connectivity to UttarPradesh, Jaipur, Bharatpur by Road & Railways.

Economic Potential of Villages in Sawai Madhopur

        Villages of Sawai Madhopur have economic potential in terms of the minerals, both major and other minerals present, the presence of small scale industries and the number of commodities manufactured as per the 2011 census. The following are the map representing the same:-

(i.) Minerals 

       A land-located district Sawai Madhopur terrain is mostly formed by pre-Cambrian Metamorphic, Igneous, and Sedimentary Rocks belonging to pre-aravali Vindhyas. Pre-Aravali rocks units Comprising quartzites, micashocts geneuses and migmatites and cover the north-western part of the district between Lalsot and Karauli. The rocks of Vindhyas super group represented by the Kaimur, Rewa and Bhander group, consisting mainly of various types of shapes, sandstones, and limestone. These rock occupy the south-eastern part of the district and separated from the older rocks namely pre-Aravali and Delhi’s by a reverse fault called the great Boundary fault trending north-east, south-west. The district is endowed with a variety of mineral resources both metallic and non-metallic. The metallic minerals include lead, copper and iron ore whereas the non-metallic minerals includes limestone, clays, silica sand and slate. Among other mineral found in the district are laterite, red-oxide, bentonite, barite, manganese sand and bricks clay etc. Sawai Madhopur terrains mostly formed by pre Cambrian metamorphic, igneous and sedimentary rocks belonging to Pre Aravalli Vindhyans. Pre Aravalli rocks units comprising quartzite, mica, schist, gneiss and migmatite cover the north western part of the district between Lalsot and west of Bayana. The rocks of Vindhyan super groups represented by kaimur,rewa and Bhandar groups, consists  mainly various types of shale sandstone and lime stone. 

Among other mineral found in the district are laterite, red-oxide, bentonite, barite, manganese sand and bricks clay etc.

PRODUCTION OF MINERAL 2009-2010 S.NO.

NAME OF MINERAL

PRODUCTION in tones

2009-2010

MAJOR MINERAL

1.

Quartz

24763

2.

Felspar

2310

MINOR

1.

Building Stone

78770

2.

Bazri

385714

3.

Bricks

14100

 

(ii) Small scale industry clusters

Small scale industries are being run in the villages of Sawai Madhopur district. There are several types of small scall industries which running in RICCO industry area Agriculture implements, blue pottery, charm mojadi, galcha, dari, hand block printing, handloom, lakdi, marble murti, painting,Leatherware, Paintings and luhari.

Existing Status of Industrial Areas in the District

Sawai Madhopur S. No.

Name of Ind. Area

Land acquired

(In hectare)

Land developed

(In hectare)

Prevailing Rate Per Sqm

(In Rs.)

No of Plots

No of allotted Plots

No of Vacant Plots

No. of Units in Production

1

Kherda

106.38

106.38

600/-

193

187

6

97

2

RTR

164.20

164.20

600/-

41

40

1

25

3

Gangapur city

144.30

144.30

600/-

194

140

54

70

Total

414.88

414.88

428

367

61

192

                             

 

(iii) Forest

The area under forests in the district is 811.28 sq. Km out of which the reserved area under forest is about 674.38 sq. Km .

The forest covers an area of about 27.77 % of the total area of the district Dhokara, Khair, Bambu, Neem, Peepal, Sisam etc. are the major trees of these forest. Major forest products are fuel wood, Charcoal, Tendu leaves, Guegal, Gum, Kattha, Honey etc. A part from these above products, one special type of grass known as Khas, is also available in abundance in these forest and is used to manufacture Itra & Perfumes etc.