Nearest Railway Station: Ratlam (M.P.) (80 km)
Nearest Airport: Udaipur (163 km)
By Road Chittorgarh : 176 km , Udaipur : 163 km, Kota : 363 km Ratlam : 80 km
Govt. Engineering College Banswara
It was established in 2012
under SFS mode and as a part of Ajmer Engineering College Society.
Its infrastructure is developed under the Tribal Area Development Department (TADD).
It is funded by Government of Rajasthan. Initially it had four engineering branches and one
MBA program, after two year MBA and B.Tech textile technology were dropped.
Therefore at present it has three branches in B.Tech (Civil Engineering,
Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) having 60 seats.
The good quality of teaching, Teachers and dedication of students is the
mark return of GEC Banswara. Read More....It is situated infront of Mayur Mill at Lodha village
in Banswara which located at the corner of the Rajasthan and near to the border of Madhya P
radesh and Gujrat. It is called Cherapunji of Rajasthan,
and a lush green environment and peace are the Major contribution to the society.Read less....
The state of Banswara was established by Maharawal Jagmal Singh.
It is named for the "bans" or bamboo forests in the area.
It is also known as 'City of Hundred Islands', due to presence of numerous islands on the Mahi River named
"Chachakota" . The city has population of 100,128, its urban / metropolitan population is 101,177
of which 51,941 are males and 49,236 are females. Banswara is located at 23.55°N 74.45°E. It has an
average elevation of 302 metres (990 ft).
Banswara district forms eastern part of the region known as Vagad or Vagwar.Read More.....The district was formerly
a state ruled by the Maharavals. It is said that a Bhil ruler Bansia or Wasna, ruled over it and Banswara
was named after his name. Bansia was defeated by Jagmal.
Singh, who became the first Maharaval of the princely state. It is named so because of the bamboo (Hindi: बांस) which were found in abundance in the forests.
Banswara massacre is also known as Rajathan’s ‘Jallianwala Bagh’, a little known event of the British Raj era.
On 17 November 1913, Banswara district of South Rajasthan was witness to a little-known massacre of around 1500 tribals by the British, echoing the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in which 329 people were killed in firing. British forces opened fire on tribals who had gathered on the Mangarh hillock situated in the Aravali mountains on the Rajasthan-Gujarat border. The tribals were led by their leader Govind Guru who inspired them to throw off the yoke of British rule. Govind Guru, influenced by social reformers like Dayanand Saraswati, launched the ‘Bhagat movement among the Bhils asking them to adhere to vegetarianism, and abstain from all types of intoxicants. The movement slowly
took on a political hue and turned into a movement against the oppressive policies of the British.Show Less....