RAJASTHAN GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 16/3/2017

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Rajasthan was founded on November 1, 1956, is India’s largest state by area It is located on the north-western side of the country.

Capital: Jaipur

Chief Minister:  Vasundhara Raje

Governor: Kalyan Singh

Rajasthan Day: 30th March

Mountain Range: Aravali Range

Desert: Thar Desert also known as the Great Indian Desert. It is the world’s 17th largest desert

Folk dance of Rajasthan: Ghoomar

  • Rajasthan High Court Principal Seat Jodhpur and High Court Bench Jaipur are the High Court of the state of Rajasthan

The Chief Justice – Mr. Justice Navin Sinha

Total Number of districts: 33

International Border: Pakistan

 

The list of important Rivers and Dams of Rajasthan

S.No Rivers Important Dams
1 Chambal River Kota Barrage (Kota) Ranapratap Sagar Dam (Rawatbhata)
2 Banas River Bisalpur Dam near (Deoli in Tonk district)
3 Luni River
4 Berach River
5 Sabarmati River
6 Narmada Canal

 

The list of important Lakes of Rajasthan

S.No Lakes City Remark
1 Ana Sagar Lake Ajmer Artificial lake
2 Dhebar Lake Udaipur District also known as Jaisamand Lake is Asia’s second-largest artificial lake
3 Fateh Sagar Lake Udaipur Artificial lake
4 Man Sagar Lake Jaipur Artificial lake
5 Nakki Lake Mount Abu in Aravalli range
6 Sambhar Salt Lake Sambhar Lake Town India’s largest inland Salt Lake
7 Pushkar Lake Pushkar in Ajmer district

 

Major Airports in Rajasthan:

S.No Name of Airports City
1 Jaipur International Airport. Jaipur
2 Jaisalmer Airport. Jaisalmer
3 Jodhpur Airport. Jodhpur
4 Maharana Pratap international Airport or Udaipur Airport Udaipur

 

Important Thermal, Nuclear and Hydroelectricity Power Plants:

S.No. Name of Power Plant Type Location Remark
1 Suratgarrh Thermal Power Station Thermal Suratgarh 1st Super Thermal plant of Rajasthan
2 Chhabra Thermal Power Plant Thermal Baran district coal fired power plants
3 Rajasthan Solar Project Solar Phalodhi village of Jodhpur district
4 Dhirubhai Ambani Solar Plant Solar Pokahran in the Jaisalmer district build by Reliance Power
5 Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Nuclear Rawatbhata also Rajasthan Atomic Power Project – RAPP
6 Jawahar Sagar Hydroelectric Power Station India Hydroelectric Kota Located on the Chambal River
7 Mahi Bajaj Sagar Hydro Power Plant India Hydroelectric Banswara district Located on Mahi River

 

Important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary

S.No Name Location
1 The Ranthambore National Park- Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan.
2 The Sariska Tiger Reserve Alwar district
3 The Keoladeo Ghana National Park was formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur, Alwar
4 The Desert National Park Jaisalmer
5 The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Rajsamand district
6 The Darrah National Park Kota

 

Important Stadiums in Rajasthan

Stadium City
Sawai Mansingh Stadium (cricket stadium) Jaipur
Barkatullah Khan Stadium (cricket stadium) Jodhpur

 

Nicknames/Special titles of cities:

S. No City Special names
1 Jaipur Pink City
2 Jaisalmer Golden City of India
3 Udaipur White CityCity of Lakes

Venice of the East

4 Jodhpur Blue CitySun City

 

The list of important Festivals of Rajasthan:

S.No. Festivals City
1 Teej Festival Jaipur
2 Gangaur Festival Jaipur
3 Desert Festival Jaisalmer
4 Nagaur Fair Nagaur
5 Pushkar Fair Pushkar
6 Marwar Festival Jodhpur
7 Camel Festival Bikaner
8 Mewar Festival Udaipur
9 Elephant Festival Jaipur

 

The list of important Monument, Palace and Forts:

S.No. Monuments
1 Jyotish Yantralaya, also known as Jantar Mantar Jaipur
2 Hawa Mahal Jaipur
3 Temples of Galta Jaipur
4 Sun Temple Galta Hill Jaipur
5 Amber Palace or Amber Fort Jaipur
6 Lake Palace Udaipur
7 Umaid Bhawan Jodhpur
8 Manak Chowk Jaisalmer
9 Jagatpita Brahma Mandir Pushkar, Ajmer

 

Constituency of Cabinet Minister:

S. No. Name of Minister Constituency Ministry
1 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Jaipur Rural Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoS)
2 Vijay Goel Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoS, Independent Charge)
Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
3 Shri C.R. Chaudhary Nagaur-Lok sabha Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution (MoS)
4 Shri P.P. choudhary Pali-Lok Sabha Law & Justice Electronics & Information Technology (MoS)
5 Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal Bikaner-Lok Sabha FinanceCorporate Affairs (MoS)

 

Important Tribes of Rajasthan:

  • Minas
  • Bhils
  • Sahariyas
  • Gadiya Lohars

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