Alwar oil mills cluster (Rajasthan)


Alwar town is located in the midst of a mustard-growing region, and has a cluster of oil mills that are spread across Alwar and Sawai Madhopur. There are around 30 oil mills in this cluster, engaged in extracting mustard oil from mustard seeds. Two kinds of mustard oil are produced: kacchi ghani, extracted by cold press (kolhu), and pakki ghani, extracted through expellers

Products manufactured

Mustard oil

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Electricity, diesel, woody biomass

Production & turnover

124,000 tonnes per annum

Total energy consumption (toe)


Cluster manual Mill.pdf

Source: Data pertains to 2010-11, collected primarily under the BEE-SME program

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