Hadoti Plateau, enriched with a showcase of rich floristic diversity, is situated at the edge of Malwa Plateau in the southeastern corner of Rajasthan
. The region has one of the best scopes in the peninsula for providing the genetic resource for future development. It possesses a large potentiality in the resources for a wide range of various goods and presents a remarkable contribution in the system of regulation of climate and rainfall patterns. The historical and cultural heritage as well as its geographical location and physiography make this plateau unique.
Hadoti was derived from the word Hada, a sect of gallant Chauhan Rajput warriors. This sub humid region is endowed with low hills and discretely distributed plateau area with shallow plains. Mixed deciduous type forests comprise the vegetation. It has a diverse species of invaluable natural resources spread in its three protected areas namely Darah, Ramgarh and Shergarh sanctuaries.
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