About Alot

Alot is a town and tehsil in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh. The headquarters of Alot thesil is the Alot town. It is located at an elevation of 440 meters above the sea level. Alot falls in the Ujjain division and is located on the east side of the district headquarters at a distance of 83 km. The state capital Bhopal is around 230 Km away. The official language of Alot is Hindi but majority of the people speak Malwi which is the local language. Malwi, English and Hindi are spoken and understood by most of the people in Alot.

The Alot tehsil is bordered by Barod Tehsil on the east, Mahidpur Tehsil on its south, Dag Tehsil on the west and finally it is bounded by the Sitamau Tehsil on the north side. Some of the nearby cities include, Shamgarh City (53 Km), Mandsaur City (68 Km), Ujjain City (68 Km) and the Mahidpur City (34 Km). Alot tehsil comprises of 197 villages and 91 panchayats. The total population of Alot tehsil is 186,065 of which male population is 95,237 and 90,828 is the female population. 34,574 people in the Alot tehsil live in town and 90,828 people live in rural areas.

Climate of Alot

Alot has a tropical climate where summers are hot and winters are cooler. The average temperatures in Summer range between 43° C to 29° C. while the average temperatures in winter stays around 19° C. In January the weather stays cool at 19° C and in February it goes around 22° C. In the month of March the weather gets a bit warmer as the temperatures stay at 27° C on the higher side. As April comes the weather starts to get hotter and the temperatures stays at 32° C and in May it rises to 35° C. so, the best time to visit Alot is in winter when the temperatures are comfortable.

Tourism in Alot

India being a culturally rich country, every small or big place in India is has some sort of cultural importance. The local culture and rituals also vary from place to place because of the geographical diversity of India. Madhya Pradesh being located centrally in India is a place where one can find historical monuments, Forts, carvings, sculptures, temples and stupas. Alot, the small town in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh has tourist places of cultural heritage. People of all religion (Hindus, Muslims, Bohras and others) live here peacefully. It is believed that Alot is one of the oldest settlements in Madhya Pradesh.

Shree Jain Shwetambar Tirth

Alot is one the main pilgrim place for Jains. The temple of Shree Jain Shwetambar tirth is located here. Jains visit this temple regularly for the darshan. The life size statue of Lord Shri Parshwanath, who was the 23rd tirthankar of Jainism, is erected in the temple. The statue is believed to be made of precious stone called Markat Mani. The statue measure nine hands length and resembles person alive in facial expressions, color and shape. Some sacred special light marks can be seen on the pedestal of the statue. The statue of the Lord is as old as 3000 years.

Shipwara Temple and Dharola Mahadev temple

These temples are 5000 years old. Lord Shiva is the deity in these temples. It is said during the period of Ramayana, Lord Hanuman took rest here while carrying the mountain Sanjivini. His foot prints on the rocks are still seen today. Places of other interest in Alot include Lakshminarayan Mandir, Hanuman mandir, Ramsingh Darbar and Khedapati Hanuman Mandir. Every year, on the day of Kartika Poornima, a mela or fair is held for the livestock. People from nearby places visit this fair for trade and fun. Nearby places like Ratlam, Ujjain, Pratapgarh and Banswara are also popular tourist destinations from Alot.

Ratlam

Ratlam city is around 40 Km from Alot. It was one of the well established commercial towns of British India period. Ratlam is a beautiful city with lot of picnic spots and temples to visit. Some of the must see temples include, Kalika Mata temple in the center of the city, Gadkhange Mata temple, Bilpakeshwara temple and Kedareshwar temple. The cactus garden in Ratlam is one of the major attractions. One can see hundreds of varities of cacti. Other must see a garden is the Paryavaran Park.
Ratlam city is also famous for its tasty Sev, mava, dhal baati and laddu. All the sweet shops in the city sell these delicacies. If you are looking to spend some money on shopping then this is a good place ot buy gold and silver items. Chandni Chauk is the market place hwere most of the gold shops are found.

Ujjain

Ujjain located at a distance of 100 Km from Alot is a place of ancient temples and religious interest. Many powerful Emperors like Vikramaditya and Asoka ruled this place. And in Mahabharata, Ujjaini was the capital of Avanti Kingdom. One of most famous temples of Ujjaini is, the Mahakeleshwara temple, the Shiva temple that is known to possess one of the tweleve “jyptirloingas” in India. The temple built in five levels has idols of deities Ganesh, Omkareshwars Shiva, Parvati, Shiva's Bull – Nandi and Kartikeya. Other temples in Ujjain are Kaal Bhairava temple, Chintaman Ganesh Temple, Navgrah Mandir, Bade Ganeshji ka Mandir, Siddhavat, Harsiddi temple, Mangalnath temple, Gopal tmeple and Pir Matsyendranath.Try street food at the Tower Chowk. Pani puri, bhel, chaats and corn with ghee are some of the popular mouth watering street food in Ujjain.

India being a culturally rich country, every small or big place in India is has some sort of cultural importance. The local culture and rituals also vary from place to place because of the geographical diversity of India. Madhya Pradesh being located centrally in India is a place where one can find historical monuments, Forts, carvings, sculptures, temples and stupas. Alot, the small town in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh has tourist places of cultural heritage. People of all religion (Hindus, Muslims, Bohras and others) live here peacefully. It is believed that Alot is one of the oldest settlements in Madhya Pradesh.

Hotels in Alot

Before you start your vacation, the important thing you need to so is book your hotel accommodation. One can find comfortable hotels around Alot for affordable prices. Madhya Pradesh is well known for its spicy mouthwatering dishes. Butte ki kees, chakki ki shaak, Poori and aloo koorma, Achari gosht, shami kebab, shreekand, mawa-bati, kulfi, malpua are some of local delicacies that make tourists lick their fingers. Taste the local cuisine at the restaurants near Alot. One can opt to stay in Ratlam which is just an hour drive from Alot. From budget hotels to premium restaurants one can find all and more in this part of Madhya Pradesh.

Restaurants in Ratlam | Hotels in Ratlam

Utility Services in Alot

Utility and services are an important part of any town planning. They help to establish the infrastructure of the city thus helping in smooth function of life in any town or city. The local government of Alot works towards providing better services to its residents.

Aadhaar Card Centers in Alot

Aadhaar card provides a unique identification number for the residents of India. It works as an ID to prove that you are a legal citizen of India. Aadhaar card is compulsory to get some services like passport, LPG subsidy, digital locker, Jan Dhan Yojna, Pension, PF, voter ID card and others. The residents of Alot can apply for Aadhaar card at the following centers.

Nict Uid Pec- Alot
Address: 51 Vikramgarh Road,
In-Front Of Railway Office, Tehsil- Alot Dist- Ratlam
Madhya Pradesh – 457114
Contact: Mr. Vadichand Patidar
9630692737

Nict Csc Aadhaar Permanent Enrollment Center
Address: Kalsiya, Tehsil-Alot, Dist- Ratlam
Madhya Pradesh – 457114
Contact: Mr. Samrath Patidar
9753505974

Aadhaar Center
Address: Ghaas Bazar Kalaigar Road Fatma Market
Alot, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh – 457001

Banks in Alot

Banks a vital in the financial activity of any society. Banks assist customers’ with retail and investment functions thus helping to build the economy and the trade. Some key services include key services like secure payments, financial investments, asset management and others. Retail banks helps to distribute the wealth saved by people to the people who need capital to invest in their business through loans and mortgages. The following retail banks contribute to the trade and business of Alot in Ratlam district.

The Bank Of Rajasthan
Address: Jagdevganj,
Alot - 457114
Phone: 9301044122
IFSC Code : BRAJ0000560
MICR Code: 457043001S

State Bank of India
Address: Near Railway Station,
Alot 457114
Phone: 07410-230442
IFSC Code: SBIN0030114
MICR Code: N/A

Bank of Baroda
Address: Kargil Chauraha,Malgodam Road,A Lot,Madhya Pradesh 457114
Phone: 07410-2437000-49
IFSC Code: BARB0ALOTXX
MICR Code : 457012513

Allahabad Bank
Address: Vill. & P.O. Kharwa Kalan, Tehsil- Alot, Dist.-Ratlam 457117
Madhya Pradesh
Phone: K P Namdev: 09424560805
Kailash Parmar: 09981981300
IFSC Code : ALLA0210889
MICR Code: N/A

ICICI Bank
Address: Ratan Plaza, 234, Jagdevgomji, Alote - 457144
IFSC Code : ICIC0006563
MICR Code: 457229501
Address: Village Joyan, Block Alot, District Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 457114
Phone: 09425105011

Post Offices in Alot

Post office is present in almost every village, town and city of the country. Post office provides one of the oldest and cheapest modes of communication. Post offices in India not only deliver mail but they also offer financial services like delivering money orders and selling Postal saving schemes and postal life insurance. Post offices in Alot are located at the following addresses.

Alot Post Office

Post Office Status: Sub Post Office (Delivery)
Alot, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 457114
Phone: 07410-230422

Dhaturia Post Office

Post Office Status: Branch Post Office (Delivery)
Alote, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 457114

Kanadia Post Office

Post Office Status: Branch Post Office (Delivery)
Alot, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 457114

Transport in Alot

The nearest airport for Alot tehsil is Indore airport which is at a distance of 131 km. Other than Indore, Alot is nearer to the Bhopal airport (211 Km), Dabok airport (217 Km) and Vadodra airport (322 Km). Alot falls on the Delhi Mumbai railway route. The nearest railway station for Alot is in Vikramgarh village, which is 2 Km away. Since the village of Vikramgarh is part od Alot tehsil, the station is named Vikramgarh Alot Railway Station. Another station Thuria Railway Station is 9 Km away from Alot. The main or the major railway station for Alot is the Ujjain Junction which is 77 Km away from the town.


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