​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Baran district was carved out of the erstwhile Kota district of Rajasthan in 1991. The region is basically a tribal area, dominated by Sehariya tribe. It is divided in 7 subdivisions, 8 Tehsils and 7 Panchayat Samitis. Jaipur International Airport is closest airport to Baran. 

How to Reach

  • On Web
    URL : http://baran.rajasthan.gov.in
  • By Air
    The nearest major airports are located at Jaipur International Airport, Udaipur Airport, and Jodhpur Airport. These airports connect Rajasthan with the major cities of India such as Delhi and Mumbai.
  • By Train
    Baran station is situated on Kota-Bina section of Western Central Railways. It is about 67 km from Kota Junction. Computerised Reservation facility at Baran station is available.
  • By Bus
    The city is connected with neighbouring districts and with major cities outside the state. National Highway No.76 (now National Highway No. 27) passes through the district. National Highway No.76 (now National Highway No. 27) is a part of East-West Corridor.

 Tourist attractions

  • The Shergarh Fort

    The Shergarh Fort

    The Shergarh Fort is situated in the Atru tehsil of Baran District alongside the Parban River.

  • Sitabari Temple

    ​Sitabari Temple

    Sitabari Temple is an ideal picnic spot, situated about 45Km from Baran in Kelwarakasba on National Highway road connecting Shivpuri-Gwalior.

  • Kakoni


    Kakoniis situated about 85 Km. from Baran district Headquarters in the Chhipabarod Tehsil.​



  • District Hospital, Baran
  • District ​Collectorate
  • ​ ​ Po​lice Station: Police Control Room
  • Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.