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Neemrana is an ancient historical town in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India, situated at 122 km from Delhi and 150 km from Jaipur on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Behror tehsil. It is situated in between Behror and Shahajahanpur. Neemrana is an industrial hub. This area is also known as Ahirwal region and mini Japan in India. It is the site of a 16th-century hill-fort occupied by Chauhans till 1947. The erstwhile ruling family is considered to be of the direct lineage of Prithviraj Chauhan. Some distance from Neemrana is another fort, Kesroli in Alwar district, that is one of the oldest heritage sites. Historians trace it to the Matsya Janapada of the Mahabharata times. In Kesroli one gets to see the oldest remains of Buddhist Vihara at Viratnagar where the Pandavas spent the last year of their exile incognito; Pandupole, with the only reclining statue of Hanuman; the samadhi of the ruler saint Bhartrihari.

Mini Japan
Neemrana Fort Palace terrace and the town below
Neemrana Fort Palace terrace and the town below
Neemrana is located in Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Neemrana is located in India
Neemrana (India)
Coordinates: 27°59′20″N 76°23′18″E / 27.98889°N 76.38833°E / 27.98889; 76.38833Coordinates: 27°59′20″N 76°23′18″E / 27.98889°N 76.38833°E / 27.98889; 76.38833
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Alwar
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Behror



The Rajasthan government, through Rajasthan Industrial Cooperation RIICO, has developed industrial zones in various stages in Neemrana in Alwar district in the past several years. Apart from the usual industrial areas, the Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP) and the Japanese industrial zone in Majra kath are particularly noteworthy. Companies from India and abroad have set up their units in these industrial areas and many more new industries are arriving, creating new employment opportunities. The Japanese industrial zone developed by RIICO is an extension of previously existing industrial zone. The Korean Zone is also coming up silver wood township .


Located in the heart of the 'golden triangle'. Kesroli is almost equidistant from the tourist sites of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It is used as a base to visit the Sariska tiger sanctuary, Kankwadi fort, Neelkanth Temples, Pandupol, the monuments of Tijara, Siliserh Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Bhangarh-Ajabgarh, the hot springs in Talvriksh, Rajgarh, Machari, Viratnagar, Deeg, the sanctuary in Bharatpur, Baba Khetanath Ashram, the Jat mud fort of Govindgarh, the ancient city of Mathura and its renowned museum.


Neemrana is the site of Saint Margaret Engineering College, which was established in 2002, and NIIT University, which won the India Today award for the Greenest Campus. Raffles University, School of Aeronautics (Neemrana) is one of the best aviation colleges in India, with good placements. One polytechnic college and Rao Sohanlal College for UG Courses are also located at Neemrana. Cambay Institute of Hospitality Management, Neemrana, under Neesa Group, is one of the best institutes in India for making a career in hotel management, and is attached to the luxury hotel Cambay Sapphire so that students can obtain practical exposure. CIHM branches are also in Jaipur - Kukas, Udaipur City and Gandhinagar Gujarat. Neemrana also contains various shools such as MDVM Parle School, VIP School.

Real estate and commerceEdit

The massive industrial growth, along with ambitious plans to make Neemrana a knowledge city with 38 upcoming universities, has given a major push to real estate in this region. Professionals moving for job opportunities and the student inflow will lead to high demand for residential options. Many noteworthy builders are already present in the area. Projects are being launched keeping the needs and lifestyle of the Japanese and Korean expats in mind. Many hotels are also opening up, and the existing ones have started to turn their offerings to appeal to the many Japanese working there.

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