Introduction Some Important Facts: 1.) Rajasthan is the largest state of India 2.) Jaipur is the capital city. 3.) Rajasthan has 32 districts in all. 4.) The Aravali Range runs across the state originating from Mount Abu , which is 1,722 m in height. 5.) Most of the region of Rajasthan is covered by Thar Desert. 6.) Borders Pakistan,Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh,Haryana and Punjab
History of Rajasthan
The Indus Valley Civilization, one of the world's first and oldest civilizations , was located in part of what is now Rajasthan.
Around 1400 BC the Aryans paid a visit and settled forever in the area.
The Origin of Rajputs.
Rajasthan - Rajputana of Old.
Land of people who are brave and chivalrous.
The Sun Family
The Moon family
The later history of Rajasthan is a history of various kingdoms and their regular wars with one another.
The conflict between the Rajputs and the Muslims Rulers of Delhi lasted for almost 550 years.
The Marwaris (people from Marwar) and Rajasthan's formerly independent kingdoms created a rich architectural and cultural heritage
Rajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949, when all erstwhile princely states ruled by Rajputs, known as Rajputana, merged into the Dominion of India.
Economy of Rajasthan
Rajasthan has the eighth largest economy with a Net State Domestic Product (NSDP) of over US$ 11.5 billion.
The growth rate of the service sector is 7.4 %.
The main economy of Rajasthan is agrarian based.
The principal crops are Wheat, Jowar, Bajra, etc..
The most important revenue contributor of the state is Tourism and accounts for about 15% of the economy of Rajasthan
Major producer of :
“ Alive with Opportunities”
Home to several MNCs:
Progressive IT policy
Several large eGovernance projects: eMitra, State Data Center
IT Parks at
Contribution to the State.
Maharana Pratap has always been held in great esteem in India.