About City

Kuchaman City is a city and a municipality in Nagaur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city includes a few Havelis in the Shekhawati style and a fort overlooking the city. The fort is about 1100 years old and was built in the 9th century, by the [Rathore] ruler, Zalim Singh. One can also find fresco painting here on variable subjects such as flowers, motifs, and Hindu Mythology.
In 950, the Chauhans of Ajmer drove out the Gurjar Pratihars to open a new chapter in the history of Kuchaman Fort. In the following centuries, the Gaurs won and controlled the fort until they surrendered it to the Rathores. Being Suryavanshi Kshatriyas, who trace their lineage back to Lord Rama, the hero of the epic Ramayana, the Rathores brought to the fort their long view. In 470 AD with Nayal Pals conquest of Kanauj, near modern Kanpur in U.P.
The fort is a major tourist attraction and is also part of the route of Palace on Wheels. A few havelis have also opened their doors to the foreign guests, who visit during the winter.
In 2006, part of the Bollywood movie Drona, starring Abhishek Bachchan was shot at Kuchaman Fort.
In 2008, part of the movie Jodha-Akbar starring Hrithik Roshan was shot at Kuchaman Fort.
As of 2001 India census,[1] Kuchaman City had a population of 50566. Males constituted 59% of the population and females 41%. Kuchaman City had an average literacy rate of 59%, slightly lower than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy was 70%, and female literacy was 46%; 27% of the population was under 10 years of age.
It is a town of Nagaur District in Rajasthan. Kuchaman is a semi developed town. It is situated on the Jaipur Nagaur route. It is 145 kilometres (90 mi) from Jaipur and 101 km (63 mi) from Ajmer. But city is not directly link with Railways. The main businesses in the town are salt-processing and local trade. There are many social societies active in the town, such as Kuchaman Vikas Samiti, the Lions Club, the Rotary Club, Narayan Sewa Sansthan, Maulana Azad Educational Society, Madarsa Islamiya Society, and Mahaveer International. Kuchaman City's educational system is fairly developed, and during the last few years, students from other parts of the state have been coming to the city for education.