About Kishangarh

Bani ThaniKishangarh, a municipality as well as a city, lies 27kms north-east of Ajmer in Rajasthan. Founded by a Rathore Prince named Kishan Singh, the city is widely celebrated for its Kishangarh style paintings, specially the beauteous portrayal of a courtesan called ‘Bani Thani’. It rose to popularity during the 18th century for having one of the oldest and finest schools of miniatures paintings. Though, the school existed only for a very few decades. But today, the artists produce duplicates of the same work that was previously created in those art schools.

Off late, the city is acclaimed to be known as the ‘Marble city of India’. It has become a flourishing industrial centre for marbles and textiles. No other place in the world, except Kishangarh seems to have a temple of all nine planets.  Kishangarh’s connectivity with other parts of India is very well facilitated via Indian Railways and National Highway #8. It shares its boundaries on the North and Northwest by Jodhpur, on the west and southeast by Ajmer District, on the extreme south by Shahpura and on the east by Jaipur. Sabi river, one of the most important rivers of Jaipur, flows through the municipality of Kishangarh.


Kishangarh Fort

Kishangarh Economy

The fulcrum of the city’s economy is the world famous Marble Industry. Kishangarh economy depends mainly on the trading of Marble, that is, export oriented business practices. Kishangarh has now become Asia’s biggest Marble Market. The Marble Market in Kishangarh incorporates more than 25000 marble traders, 1000 gangsaws, 5000 edge cutting machines and around 25000 godowns. It also provides employment to around 1 lakh people.

More than 9000 Marble sellers including Marble Supplier, Marble Mines Owner, Granite Seller and Manufacture, Sand Stone Seller and Manufacture, Kota Stone Seller, Limestone seller are here in only 10kms of radius areas. The world famous R.K. Marbles is also situated in Kishangarh. His name has been recorded in the World Guinness Book of Record as the largest producer of marble. Kishangarh Marble Association is the biggest Marble Association of India.

Kishangarh also has a flourishing market for power-looms and ball mills sector. To boost the textile industry and upgrade the infrastructure, a textile park has been set up by the Central Government in Kishangarh.

Demographics

According to the census of 2001, the population of Kishangarh figures to about 116, 156. 53% of the population consist of  males and 47% of the population consists of females. The average literacy rate of Kishangarh is 62% while the national average of 59.5%. Literacy rates for males and females are 80% and 64% respectively. Around 12% of the population in Kishangarh is below 6 years of age.

Languages Spoken

Official language of Kishangarh is Hindi while the local people also speak 'Kishangarhi', the regional language.

Healthcare Facilities in Kishangarh

Kishangarh provides decent healthcare facilities to its population. This is vouched by the presence of the type of health infrastructure and health services available in the municipality. The public hospital provides affordable healthcare to the locales and ensures that maximum number of people avail the healthcare facilities. The spurt in the number and growth of private health infrastructure in the form of private hospitals, nursing homes, ayurvedic medicine centres, doctors etc implicitly implies the increasing medical needs of the people. Following is the list of major healthcare services prevalent in the city.

Public Hospitals in Kishangarh

There are many public hospitals in the nearby areas of Kishangarh but the most important public hospital located within the city is-

Y.N. Hospital
Address-
Kishangarh, Madanganj Kishangarh, Ajmer-305801
Phone- (91)-1463-245602

Private Hospitals in Kishangarh

Private Hospitals in Kishangarh are well equipped in infrastructure and provide modern day medical facilities.

Marbic City Hospital
Address-
Jaipur Highway Road, Kishangarh, Ajmer- 305802
Phone- (91)-9414462055

Jai Narayan Hospital
Address-
City Road, Madanganj Kishangarh, Ajmer- 305801
Phone- (91)-1463-245189

Nursing Homes in Kishangarh

There are also multitude of well developed nursing homes in around and the city but two major nursing homes of Kishangarh are the following-

Kiran Nursing Home
Address-
88, Rathi Market, Subhash Colony, Near Rich Fine Additives
Main Road, Kishangarh, Ajmer - 305802
Phone- (91)-1463-242488

Apna Clinic
Address-
Sanwanthsar Road, Near Pani ki Tanki, Kishangarh, Ajmer – 305802
Phone- (91)-9950799603

There are umpteenth doctors in the small municipality of Kishangarh, specializing in different fields of medical science. Following is the list of few most famous doctors in Kishangarh-

Gynaecologist and Obstetrician doctors

Dr. Agarwal Sunita
Address-
C/O.R.D. Mittal Hospital, Near Purani Mill Chouraha
Madanganj Kishangarh, Ajmer- 305801
Phone- (91)-1463-242431

Dr. Manju Rathi
Address-
C/O-Rathi Hospital, Kishangarh, Ajmer-305001
Phone- (91)-9829071299

Homeopathic Doctors

Dr. KK Sarkar
Address-
281, Shivaji Nagar, Opposite Mitra Niwas, Main Road, Kishangarh, Ajmer – 305802
Phone- (91)-1463-244316

Veterinary doctors

Dr. Bhargava
Address
- Doctors Quarters, 1st Floor, Near Marble City Hospital
Main Road, Madanganj Kishangarh, Ajmer - 305801

Economy of Kishangarh

The fulcrum of the city’s economy is the world famous Marble Industry. Kishangarh economy depends mainly on the trading of marble, that is, export oriented business practices. Kishangarh has now become Asia’s biggest Marble Market. The Marble Market in Kishangarh incorporates more than 25000 marble traders, 1000 gangsaws, 5000 edge cutting machines and around 25000 go-downs. It also provides employment to around 1 lakh people.

More than 9000 Marble sellers including Marble Supplier, Marble Mines Owner, Granite Seller and Manufacture, Sand Stone Seller and Manufacture, Kota Stone Seller, Limestone seller are here in only 10kms of radius areas. The world famous R.K. Marbles is also situated in Kishangarh. His name has been recorded in the World Guinness Book of Record as the largest producer of marble. Kishangarh Marble Association is also situated in Kishangarh. It is the biggest Marble Association of India.
Kishangarh also has a flourishing market for power-looms and ball mills sector. Kishangarh is also popular for its Marble Crafts, with over 40 handmade items systems currently in place. Kishangarh’s rock industry provides immediate employment opportunities to around 30,000 individuals and about 85,000 individuals are employed in a roundabout way in additional work in the same industry.

To boost the textile industry and upgrade the infrastructure, a textile park has been set up by the Central Government in Kishangarh.


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