(Last Updated on : 18/07/2014)
Jamwa Ramgarh also commonly known as the Ramgarh, is a subdivision of the Jaipur district of Rajasthan
, located about 28 kilometres East-North of Jaipur
city. It is best known for Ramgarh Lake
, which is located on the outskirts of the town. Ramgarh Lake is the prime tourist attraction in both national and international arena.
Climate of Jamwa Ramgarh
Jamwa Ramgarh has a hot semi-arid climate, Jamwa Ramgarh is receiving over 650 millimetres of rainfall annually but most rains occur in the monsoon months between June and September. The temperatures in Jamwa Ramgarh remain relatively high throughout the year, with the summer months of April to early July having average daily temperatures of around 30 degree celsius. During the monsoon there are frequent, heavy rains and thunderstorms. The winter months in Jamwa Ramgarh ranges from November to February. The climate of Jamwa Ramgarh in the cold weather months is mild and pleasant. The average temperature in Jamwa Ramgarh is ranging from 15-18 degree Celsius with little or no humidity. There are however occasional cold waves that lead to temperatures near freezing in winter times. Jamwa Ramgarh becomes the tourist hotspots in the winter seasons.
Ramgarh Lake almost defines the beauty of this small town, surrounded by Arawali Hill Ranges, and attracts thousands of tourists each year. The lake was one of major water resources for Jaipur city before year 2000 when it went almost dry. The dense forest surrounding the lake and the nearby areas is home to a wide range of wildlife including lions, chital, and nilgai
, and was declared a wildlife sanctuary by the Government of India in 1982.
This temple is located downstream from Ramgarh Lake in greenery bound area. Jamuvai mata is the Kuldevi of Kachhwaha Rajputs (Rajawat). The temple of goddess Jamuvai was built by Rao Dulherao of Kachhwaha
(King Lineage of Jaipur) clan in Jaipur near present Ramgarah Lake and later it is called Jamwa Ramgarh by the name of goddess Jamuvai.
Budhvai Mata Ji Temple
Previously this town is known as 'manch' and there was a temple of Budhvai Mata Ji and the statue is still there in the same temple. It is much accepted view that Rao Dulherai had a dream about Jamwai Mata who directed him to conquer the area and when he won the war with local Meena Landlord he renamed the town 'Maanch' as Jamwa Ramgarh. This is a devotional shrine for the whole of the Kachwaha Rajputs
Rivers of Jamwa Ramgarh
The major rivers passing through the Jaipur district
are Banas River
and Ban Ganga River
. Although serious drought is rare, poor water management and exploitation of groundwater with extensive tube-well systems threaten agriculture in some areas.