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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 .
As of 2001 India census, Rawatbhata had a population of 34,677. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Rawatbhata has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 65%. In Rawatbhata, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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.
: Some Places of Interest :
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam on Chambal River is located near the town. The dam has power generation capability. It also supports a road connecting Rawatbhata to a near by township Vikram Nagar located on a picturesque small hill.
Another place of interest are the ruins of Bhainsroad Garh fort overlooking the confluence of river Chambal and Bamni.
Neem Khera Farms is also beautiful picnic spot on the banks of river Chambal and lush green valleys of Aravalli. Horse riding and Boating for people. This farm is situated 1 km from Famous Baroli Temples towards Chambal riverside. The farm also boasts of orange and guava plantations.
Nuclear power generating facility called Rajastan Atomic Power Project(RAPP) and operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India is located near Rawatbhata. Heavy Water Plant is also located at Rawatbhata, for the purpose of supplying heavy water for Power Generation with Natural Uranium.
showers of monsoon, Geparnath can be reached by road getting diverted from Rawatbhat-Kota road almost 40 km from Rawatbhata. One huge and a series of small falls welcome you in the arms of nature with picturesque topography and heart-melting greenery amidst the ear-soothing sound of the falls.
Schools & Hospitals
There are two (1 boys & 1 girls ) state government sr secondary schools,2 sec schools,5 upper primary(middle)boys, 2 upp pri (midd) girls, 5 primary schools and 1 Sanskrit education ( middle ) school and a co-ed college (arts & comm stream only ). At present the college (maharana pratap coll -affiliated to mohan lal sukhadia univ 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 Bal Mandir sec School, Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Education Center (SGTBEC) Gurudwara School, Adarsh Vidhya Mandir ,shri ram sec school,new aadarsh vidya niketan sec school,oxford academy,mahavir shishu mandir,shabd pratap middle school,alpha English middle school,modern public sec school,smart kids English primary school,new dimenssion public school and saint paul primary school.
There is a 100-bed hospital for employees of 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 a single motor vehicle fuel station available in the city.