On 10th April 1991 Dausa district was constituted by transferring four tehsil of Jaipur district namely - Baswa, Lalsot, Dausa and Sikrai. Later on Mahwa tehsil of Sawai Madhopur district was also included in the district on 14th August 1992. This district is situated at the eastern part of state and is located on Jaipur-Agra National Highway about 55 km away from Jaipur.

Dausa is situated in a region widely known as Dundhar. The Chouhans & Badgurjars ruled this land in 10th Century A.D. Dausa has privileged to become First capital of the then Dundhar Region. Dausa was an important political place for Dundhar region. The Chauhan Raja Soodh Dev ruled this region during 996 to 1006 AD. Later, from 1006 AD to 1036 AD, Raja Dule Rai ruled this region for 30 years.

Dausa has given prominent freedom fighters to the nation. Late Shri Tikaram Paliwal & Late Shri Ram Karan Joshi were amongst the freedom fighters who gave their valuable contribution for fight for independence and for amalgamation of the Princely States to form Rajasthan State. Late Shri Tikaram Paliwal was the First elected Chief Minister of Rajasthan in 1952 after independence. Late Shri Ram Karan Joshi was the First Panchayati Raj Minister of the Rajasthan state who submitted the First Panchayati Raj Bill in Vidhansabha in 1952.