Kota city is situated in the state of Rajasthan in North India. It is two hundred forty kilometers from Jaipur, which is the capital of Rajasthan. This City is situated at Chambal River’s bank. It has been a trading center for food grains and other few industries including oilseed milling, cotton, textile weaving, dairying, distilling industries, metal handcraft manufacturing, chemical industries, fertilizers industries and equipment manufacturing industries. Kota Sarees in India is also very famous. These Kota Sarees are made up of fine muslins, which is translucent. These Sarees are also called Masuria because earlier they were being made in Mysore. The weavers were relocated to Kota in Mughal times.
Kota falls in the southern-eastern region in Rajasthan. There are many historical temples and historical places in this city, which mark their presence prominently along with the modern architectural development.
The industries here serve too many business needs in Northern part of India with various equipments, which are manufactured her, chemicals and distillery products. Main railway station of Kota serves to many North region and Western Region trains everyday and Kota Junction serves as a major goods train juncture. This railway junction has played an important role in making Kota Sarees a Household dressing material in every part of India, making them reach to all areas in India.
Kota is a new hub for academics, as well and many renowned institutes are opening in this area. However, the real fame of Kota is because of its Sarees, which are marvelous piece of craft and handlooms. Most of these Sarees are made by the families, which are poor. The family members work upon a sari and give it a smooth finish. These silk and cotton based Sarees are now famous in the world, not only in India. The Kota Sarees are giving a classic touch to the Maharajas tradition of the city.