History/City Profile

Rawatbhata is a town and a municipality in Chittorgarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is 50 km from the nearest city Kota. Rawatbhata is connected to the major routes in country through Kota.

Geography

Rawatbhata is located at 24.93°N 75.58°E. It has an average elevation of 325 metres (1066 feet).

Demographics

As of the India census, Rawatbhata had a population of 37,701. Males constitute 51.8% of the population and females 48.2%. Rawatbhata has an average literacy rate of 85.82%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 92.19%, and female literacy is 79.01%. In Rawatbhata, 12.27% of the population is under 6 years of age. The place is mainly dominated by Gujjars.

In 1960s, due to the location of this remote place on Chambal river and least resistance by local tribal communities, this place was chosen for building nuclear power plant with support from Canadian-based AECL.

Hospital, Petrol pump, bank & post Office

There is a 100-bed hospital for employees of AECS, NPCIL,HWPK,BARC RAPCOFF & Other DAE Units. New building of community healthcare centre has been dedicated by NPCIL to state government as a commitment towards providing better healthcare facilities to the people residing in the nearby areas. There is one motor vehicle fuel station available in the town in private secter and other one is departmental ( DAE ). There are 1 branches of SBBJ & BOB each,1 branch of ICICI,Axis,BOB-Gramin & co-operative bank each. There are 3 P O's at Vikram Nagar, Anu Kiran & Baazaar. And one Post Office Franchisee at New Market.

Schools

There are two (1 boys & 1 girls ) state government senior secondary schools, 2 sec schools, 2 upper primary(middle)boys, 0 upper primary (middle) girls, 5 primary schools and 1 Sanskrit education ( Secondary ) school and a co-ed college (arts & comm stream only ). At present the college Maharana Pratap college (affiliated to Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur) is run by a local committee (Rawatbhata Education Society ). Government Senior Secondary School, Rawatbhata is the biggest higher secondary school in the local region. Other than these, there are so many private schools.

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