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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Sikar.

74°26′N 75°15′E / 74.44°N 75.25°E / 74.44; 75.25 - 27°13′N 28°07′E / 27.21°N 28.12°E / 27.21; 28.12

Sikar district
सीकर जिला
District of Rajasthan
Location of Sikar district in Rajasthan
Location of Sikar district in Rajasthan
Country India
State Rajasthan
Administrative division Jaipur Division
Headquarters Sikar
Tehsils 1. Sikar, 2. Fatehpur, 3. Lachhmangarh, 4. Dantaramgarh, 5. Sri Madhopur, 6. Neem Ka Thana 7. [khandela]
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Sikar[1]
 • Assembly seats 1. Sikar, 2. Fatehpur, 3. Lachhmangarh, 4. Dantaramgarh, 5. Sri Madhopur, 6. Neem Ka Thana, 7. Khandela, 8. Dhod[2]
Area
 • Total 7,742.44 km2 (2,989.37 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 26,77,737[3]
 • Urban 633,300
Demographics
 • Literacy 72.98
 • Sex ratio 944
Major highways NH-11, State Highway 8
Coordinates 74°26′N 75°15′E / 74.44°N 75.25°E / 74.44; 75.25 - 27°13′N 28°07′E / 27.21°N 28.12°E / 27.21; 28.12
Average annual precipitation 459.8 mm
Website Official website
25. Location of Sikar district in Rajasthan

Sikar district (Hindi: सीकर जिला) is a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in western India. The town Sikar is the district headquarters of the Sikar district.

District Location[edit]

The district is located in the north-eastern part of the state of Rajasthan. It is bounded on the north by Jhunjhunu district, in the north-west by Churu district, in the south-west by Nagaur district and in the south-east by Jaipur district. It also touches Mahendragarh district of Haryana on its north-east corner.
The district has an area of 7742.44 km², and a population of 26,77,737 (2011 census). Sikar, churu district and Jhunjhunu district's comprise the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. The old name of Sikar was "Veer Bhan Ka Bas".

Geographical Location[edit]

Longitude 74.44 Degree To 75.25 Degree
Latitude East 27.21 Degree To 28.12 Degree North.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Sikar district has a population of 2,677,737,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[5] or the US state of Nevada.[6] This gives it a ranking of 150th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 346 inhabitants per square kilometre (900 /sq mi) .[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.04%.[4] Sikar has a sex ratio of 944 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 72.98%.[4]

Climate[edit]

The district has a hot summer, scanty rainfall, a chilly winter season and a general dryness of the air, except in the brief monsoon season. The maximum and minimum temperatures are 47 to 48 and 1 to 0 degrees Celsius, respectively. The average temperature around the year is about 16 to 20 degrees Celsius. The normal rainfall, mostly received from the south-west monsoon, is 459.8 mm.

Famous Places[edit]

This district is popular as a pilgrimage place of Lord Shri Khatu Shyamji, known as an Avatar of Lord Shri Krishna. Every month before the full moon on Ekadhasi-Dwadasi Tithis a fair is organised. Devotees come from all over the country and other countries, such as Nepal and Bhutan. A big festival takes place every year in the Hindu month of Phagun (Feb - March) from full moon Navami to Dwadasi as near 20-25 lakhs of people come for having Dharshan of Shri KhatuShyamji.

Place of Interest[edit]

Education[edit]

Sikar district has become a hub for education in Rajasthan state. Along with numerous government colleges providing arts, sciences, and commerce education, private educational institutes also playing a good role in imparting education level in the district. Mody Institute of Technology and Science, which is situated in the Lakshmangarh town of the district playing a very good role to impart girl education in India, other reputed colleges includes Sobhasaria Engineering College,.[7] There is one Government Polytechnic College also in Sikar district. Here some famous institutes are located, providing coaching for engineering and medical exams. Some institutes are Gurukripa, CLC, Resonance, Career Point,PCP, Samarpan, Matrix, BNM Academy. Around 350-400 students were selected in 2013 IIT JEE from these local institutes. Sikar is the smallest city which has IIT JEE Advance centre.

Administration[edit]

Sub Divisions, Tehsils, Panchyat Samitis and villages[edit]

Total Sub Divisions 6 (Sikar, Fatehpur, Laxmangarh, Dantaramgarh, Sri Madhopur, Neem Ka Thana )
Total Tehsils 6 (Sikar, Fatehpur, Laxmangarh, Dantaramgarh, Sri Madhopur, Neem Ka Thana )
Total Panchyat Samitis 8 (Dhod, Piprali, Fatehpur, Laxmangarh, Dantaramgarh, Sri Madhopur, Khandela, Neem Ka Thana)
Total Villages 1017

Local bodies[edit]

Total Gram Panchayat 329
Total Nagar-Palika 8
Total Nagar- Parishad 1

Police[edit]

Total Police-Thana 19
Police-Chowki 20
Jails 4

Infrastructure[edit]

Sikar District has a road length of around 2918 km. Which includes one major National Highway NH-11, State highway 8 and several other state highways.

Panchayat Committees of Sikar district[edit]

Panchayati Raj has decentralized the process of administration at the village level in India. Under this process, a group of villages elect representatives to govern themselves. This group of villages is called Panchayat Samiti. A village or town which is bigger in size is usually chosen as Panchayat Samiti.

Sikar district has 8 Panchayat Samitis which includes: Dantaramgarh, Dhod, Fatehpur, Khandela, Laxmangarh, Neem ka thana, Piprali, and Sri Madhopur. Each of this Panchayat Samiti is in turn made up of a number of villages.[8] Each of the villages have population ranging from 300 to over 1500.

Dantaramgarh[edit]

Dantaramgarh also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Danta-ramgarh Panchayat Samiti consists of Aloda, Bai, Bajyawas, Banathala, Banuda, Bharija, Bhima, Bhirana, Chainpura, Chak, Dansroli, Danta, Dhingpur, Dholasari, Dudhwa, Dukiya, Ganoda, Gowati, Jana, Kankara, Karad, Khachariyawas, Khandelsar, Khatu, Khora, Khud, Kochhor, Kuli, Ladpur, Lamiyan, Likhmaka, Manda, Mandha, Mei, Motlawas, Mundiyawas, Pachar, Ralawata, Ramgarh, Reta, Roopgarh, Sami,shyampur, Sigaliya, Suliyawas, Surera villages.

Dhod[edit]

Dhod also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Dhod Panchayat Samiti consists up of Anokha,Banura Badalwas, Badhadhar, Bhairunpura, Bhuwala, Bidoli, Bijyasi, Bosana, Dhod, Dugoli, Dujod, Fatehpura, Gothda, Gothda, Jerthi, Jhingar, Kanwarpura, Kasli, Khakholi, Kirdoli, Kudan, Losal, Mandawara, Mandota, Morduga, Moondwara, Nagwa, Netarwas, Painwa, Palthana, Purabadi, Puranpura, Rasidpura, Sanwloda, Sewa, Sewad, Shahpura, Shyampura, Sihor,Singrawat villages.

Fatehpur[edit]

Fatehpur also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Fatehpur Panchayat Samiti consists of Alaphsar, Athwas,Almas (Aalmas). Badusar, Balara, Balod, Banthod, Batdanau, Beswa, Bhinchari, Bibipur, Birania, Chudimiyan, Dataru, Deenwa-ladkhani, Dewas, Dhandan, Dhimoli, Dishnau, Gangyasar, Gaarinda, Godiya, Hirna, Hudera, Kayamsar, Khotiya, Mandela, Nabipura, Nayabas, Palas, Rajas, Rajpura, Rohal, Rosawa,Ramsisar, Sahnusar, Takhalsar, Tihawali villages Hudera, Bari.

Khandela[edit]

Khandela also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Khandela Panchayat Samiti consists of Barsinghpura, Basadi, Bawari, Bhadwadi, Burja, Chaukdi, Dayara, Dhalyabas, Dulhepura, Gokulkabas, Govindpura, Hardaskabas, Hathideh, Hurara, Jairampura, Jajod, Jhadli, Jugalpura, Kalyanpura, Kanwat, Kardaka, Kasarda, Kerpura, Khatundara, Kotdi, Lakhani, Loharwada, Malikpur, Nimeda, Paniharwas, Ralawata, Rampura, Sawaipura, Thikariya, Thoi villages,Thikaria(NH-11)

Laxmangarh[edit]

Laxmangarh also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Laxmangarh Panchayat Samiti consists of Alakhpura, Bagri, Bathoth. Bhojasar, Bhuma, Bidasar, Birodi Bari, Birodi Chhoti, Bhoodha Ka Bas, Bidsar,Bhilunda (Rulyanapatti) Chhanani, Dehar, Doodawa, Ganeri, Garoda, Ghirniyan, Hameerpura, Jajod, Jasrasar, Kachhwa, Kheriradan, Khinwasar, Khudibadi, Kumas, Lalasi, Manasi,Mangluna, Mirand, Ramsingh Pura, Narodara, Nechhwa, Paldi, Patoda, Olagarh, Rehnawa, Rulyana, Rulyani, Singodara, Suthoth, Sutod, Sigdola Bara, Sigdola Chhota,Tidoki,turkasiya Trilunda villages.

Neem Ka thana[edit]

Neem ka thana also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Neem ka thana Panchayat Samiti consists of Agwari, Baiwala(Consisting Babala and Kakala), Ballupura, Basri, Bega Ka Nangal, Bhagega, Bhudoli, Bihar, Biharipur, Chhaja Ka Nangal, Chala, Charanwas/Pura, Chiplata, Dabla, Dalpatpura, Dariba, Dayal, Deepawas, Dehra, Dhandela, Dokan, Ganeshwar, Gaonri, Ghasipura, Godawas, Govindpura, Guhala, Hasampur, Jhamawas, Jhirana, Jilo, Karjo, Khadra,kairwali,Keetpura ,Khatkar, Kishorpura, Kotra, Kudi, Ladi,Mahawa, Makri, Mandholi, Maonda (kala), Maonda (Khurd), Maonda (R.S.), Modala, Mohanpura(Kharkara), Mokalwas, Mothuka, Narsinghpuri, Natha, Nayabas, Panchu Kharkada, Patan, Pithalpur, Pithampuri, Raipur, Rajpura, Rampura, Ramsinghpura, Salodara, Sanwalpura, Shyampura, Sirohi, Tatera, Teebala, Thikaria, Toda villages.

Piprali[edit]

Piprali panchayat samiti consists of Abhaypura, Bajor, Beri, Rajasthan, Bhadwasi, Chainpura, Chandpura, Dadiya, Daulatpura, Gokulpura, Gungara, Gurathda, Harsh, Kishanpura, Kolida, Ktrathal, Kudali, Lakhipura, Ludhana, Malkeda, Nani, Palasara, Palsana, Piprali, Purohitkabas, Radhakishanpura, Raghunathgarh, Rajpura, Ranoli, Rewasa, Sangarwa, Shishyu, Shyamgarh, Shyampura, Sihasan, Sujawas, Tarpura, Ved Ki Dhani villages, Beri, Balaji Ka Nada.

Sri Madhopur[edit]

Sri Madhopur also serves as constituency of Rajasthan legislative assembly. Srimadhopur Panchayat Samiti consists of Aabhawas, Aaspura, Ajitgarh, Anantpura, Arniya, Bagariyawas, Bharani, Chomupurohitan, Dadiyarampura, Divrala, Futala, Garhtaknet, Hanspur, Hathora, Jajod, Jaitusar, Jorawar Nagar, Jugrajpura, Kalyanpura, Kanchanpur, Kheri, Kotdi, Kotridhaylan, Lampuwa, Lisadiya, Maharoli, Malakali, Mau, Mundaru, Nangal, Nathusar, Patwari ka bas, Reengus, Sargoth, Sihodi, Simarla, Tapiplya, Trilokpura villages.

NREGA[edit]

In Sikar district 287930 Job card issued. From year 2008-09 total a employment provided to 145000 house holds. Sikar district have fully transpresncy in NAREGA work.Sikar district exhibited a very brilliant scenario in the attainment of public vigil, transparency and innovation at all the stages of audit. Besides carrying out the state directed audit many exemplary steps are taken to ensure transparency and public vigil in to NAREGA.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituencies of Rajasthan". 164.100.9.199/home.html. 2012. Retrieved 28 Feb 2012. 
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies of Sikar district". gisserver1.nic.in/. 2012. Retrieved 28-Feb-2012-02-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Name Census 2011, Rajasthan data". censusindia.gov.in. 2012. Retrieved 28 Feb 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Kuwait 2,595,62" 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Nevada 2,700,551" 
  7. ^ Sobhasaria Engineering College Website
  8. ^ List of elected sarpanch's in Rajasthan

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