8 DOL-A (Gharsana, Ganganagar)

8 DOL-A is a small village of 407 hectares in Gharsana 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. 8 DOL-A depends on 3 STR, 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. 8 DOL-A is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 8 DOL-A's pin code is 335707[4], and village code is 00195400. The area of 8 DOL-A is segregated as 195 hectares irrigated area, 5 hectares unirrigated, the 68 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 7 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total407 ha (1,006 acres)
 • Total292
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00195400
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

8 DOL-A has One public telephone. 8 DOL-A 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.


8 DOL-A is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 292 and has total administration over 61 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 8 DOL-A has 42 children, 21 boys and 21 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 121 (41.44%) males constitute 64 (21.92%) of the population and females 57 (19.52%).

Medical facility

  • 8 DOL-A has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 175 people are literate in 8 DOL-A out of which 110 are males and 65 are females.

8 DOL-A has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 160 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 81 male, 79 female with 80 (50.0%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 71 males and 9 females. 55 males and 8 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 9 males. 80 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 3 STR and Ganganagar to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  2. "Pin Code 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  3. "335707 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  4. "Pincode 335707". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.

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