Rawatbhata is a town and a municipality in kota Chittorgarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Rawatbhata has an average literacy rate of 85.82%, higher than the national average of 74.04% .The place is mainly dominated by gujjars. In 1960s, due to the location of this remote place on Chambal river and least resistance by local tribal communities, this place was chosen for building nuclear power plant with support from Canadian-based AECL.
The Rana pratap sagar dam or the RPS dam as it is called is one among the four consequent dams constructed on the chambal river which are namely Gandhi sagar dam, Rana pratap sagar dam(RPS), Jawahar sagar dam and the Kota barrage, former 3 have electricity generation capacity while Kota barrage is for irrigation purpose The Rana pratap sagar dam facilitates fishing activities in its nearby villages and is also responsible for giving water to the Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant for generation of electricity.
The Baroli Temples at nearby Baroli village to the north are one of the oldest temple complexes (in Rajasthan). The chief architect of the Baroli temples was from Kakinada.
Another place of interest is The Bhainsrorgarh Fort overlooking the Chambal River. To its west is the Brahmani River joining the Chambal. The Fort Palace has been converted into a Heritage Hotel, which has been rated as one of the best Heritage Hotels in India. The property has 5 Suites and 4 Deluxe Rooms. The location of the fort is one of the best in India. It sits on the edge of a cliff 200 feet above the Chambal River.
Saddle dam which is the most common picnic spot for locals.It is a non gated, stone and mud dam to direct the water towards the main Rana pratap sagar dam and away from some villages, the catchment area of this dam fosters crocodiles and alligators and creates a picturesque scene during the monsoons.
A beautiful picnic spot on the banks of river Chambal and lush green valleys of Aravalli. Horse riding and Boating for people. This farm is situated 1 km from Famous Baroli Temples towards Chambal riverside. The farm also boasts of orange and guava plantations.
A beauty to watch and experience after the first showers of monsoon, Geparnath can be reached by road getting diverted from Rawatbhata-Kota road almost 20 km from Kota. One huge and a series of small falls welcome you in the arms of nature with picturesque topography and heart-melting greenery amidst the ear-soothing sound of the falls.
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam on Chambal River is located near the town. The dam has power generation capability. It also supports a road connecting Rawatbhata to a nearby township,Vikram Nagar located on a picturesque small hill. On the top of the hill there is a large metal statue of Maharana Pratap,which is a perfect place to look at the city during the evening.