Achla (Fatehgarh, Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total3,528 ha (8,718 acres)
 • Total462
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02067800
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Achla is a small village of 3528 hectares in Fatehgarh Tehsil in Jaisalmer district, nicknamed ""The Golden city"" 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. Achla depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, Two Wells supply, One tank, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Achla is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Achla's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02067800. The area of Achla is segregated as 438.4 hectares unirrigated, the 3020.27 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 69.31 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Achla has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Achla 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.


Achla is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 462 and has total administration over 65 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Achla has 81 children, 47 boys and 34 girls.

Medical facility

  • Achla has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 173 people are literate in Achla out of which 140 are males and 33 are females.

Achla has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 222 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 118 male, 104 female with 101 (45.5%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 99 males and 2 females. 121 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 Jaisalmer to sell ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "345001 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Pincode 345001". Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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