16 S (Karanpur, Ganganagar)

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16 S
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total448 ha (1,107 acres)
 • Total613
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00003000
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16 S is a small village of 448 hectares in Karanpur 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 S depends on KARANPUR, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 16 S is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Canal. 16 S's pin code is 335073[4], and village code is 00003000. The area of 16 S is segregated as 391.1 hectares irrigated area, 32.06 hectares unirrigated, remaining 24.55 hectare area not available for cultivation.

16 S has Four public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. 16 S 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 S is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 613 and has total administration over 125 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16 S has 83 children, 45 boys and 38 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 247 (40.29%) males constitute 125 (20.39%) of the population and females 122 (19.90%).

Medical facility

  • 16 S has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 354 people are literate in 16 S out of which 204 are males and 150 are females.

16 S has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 213 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 161 male, 52 female with 202 (94.84%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 159 males and 43 females. 20 males and 4 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 120 male and 34 female agricultural labor. 11 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 KARANPUR and Ganganagar to sell ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335073 and Post Offices under 335073 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  2. "Pin Code 335073 and Post Offices under 335073 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  3. "335073 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  4. "Pincode 335073". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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