16 SD (Vijainagar, Ganganagar)

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16 SD
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total215 ha (531 acres)
 • Total588
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00253300
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16 SD is a small village of 215 hectares in Vijainagar Tehsil in Ganganagar district, established by Maharaja Ganga Singh and known as one of the first well-planned modern cities of India, and is greatly influenced by the town planning of Paris in the State of Rajasthan, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. 16 SD depends on VIJAINAGAR, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 16 SD is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 16 SD's pin code is 335702[4], and village code is 00253300. The area of 16 SD is segregated as 186.32 hectares irrigated area, 18.6 hectares unirrigated, remaining 10.22 hectare area not available for cultivation.

16 SD has One public telephone. 16 SD has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


16 SD is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 588 and has total administration over 121 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16 SD has 71 children, 38 boys and 33 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 282 (47.96%) males constitute 146 (24.83%) of the population and females 136 (23.13%).

Medical facility

  • 16 SD has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 355 people are literate in 16 SD out of which 210 are males and 145 are females.

16 SD has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 345 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 197 male, 148 female with 217 (62.9%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 165 males and 52 females. 81 males and 40 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 40 male and 7 female agricultural labor. 128 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of VIJAINAGAR and Ganganagar to sell earthen pots and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335702 and Post Offices under 335702 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  2. "Pin Code 335702 and Post Offices under 335702 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  3. "335702 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  4. "Pincode 335702". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.

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