Rohtak

Rohtak district is one of the 21 districts of Haryana state in Northern India. It is located in the southeast of Haryana and northwest of Delhi, bounded by Jind and Sonipat districts to the north, Jhajjar and Sonipat districts to the east, and Hissar, Sirsa, and Bhiwani districts to the west. Rohtak city is the district headquarters.

Quilla Road is an upmarket place near the old walled city, where people come from all parts of the city and surrounding towns.

The economy of the district is primarily agriculture. About 42.19% of the total workers are engaged in agriculture and allied activities, 7.68% in cottage and household industries and the rest are engaged in other activities.[citation needed]. Education and Health are other emerging sectors in the city. City hosts World’s leading precision screw manufacturing facilities, which supplies screws to domestic and international market. City has dairies and sugar mill. Rohtak City is also regional center for textile and Gold Jewellery making etc.

According to the 2011 census Rohtak district has a population of 1,058,683,roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island.This gives it a ranking of 429th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 607 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,570/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.61%.Rohtak has a sex ratio of 868 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.4%.Out of total geographical area of the district, 83% is under cultivation. The main crops are wheat, gram, sugarcane and bajra. There is no perennial river in the district. However district has many canals.

Rohtak has Indian Institute of Management Rohtak established in 2010. Maharishi Dayanand University in Rohtak city was established in 1976. There are almost 22 colleges within the city, offering different courses.There are four Engineering colleges and two polytechnics for technical education. Recently several education institution offering various technical and engineering courses including B.Ed. have come up in the district. Rohtak has one of the best medical college in the state Pt. B.D.S medical university, which offers all the medical courses like M.B.B.S, B.D.S and many more.

Rohtak is well connected by Rail and Road network to neighbouring cities and states and it is located on the National Highway 10, which is just 70 km away from National Capital, Delhi. NH 71 A is also its lifeline and forms one of the main commercial roads of India on which thousands of heavy vehicles and cars ply daily.Rohtak is also a Railway Junction and connected by railway to Delhi, Chandigarh via Gohana, Jind, Bhiwani, Rewari vai Jhajjar. In Railway Budget of 2012-13, Govt. Of India has approved direct Railway Line connection between Rohtak and Hansi, via its Meham tehsil.