Amja (Garhi, Banswara)

Amja is a small village of 961 hectares in Garhi Tehsil in Banswara district, also known as City of Hundred Islands 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. Amja depends on Partapur, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. Amja is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Amja's pin code is 327034[4], and village code is 03423800. The area of Amja is segregated as 235 hectares irrigated area, 96 hectares unirrigated, the 179 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 38.22 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Coordinates: 23°33′N 74°27′E / 23.55°N 74.45°E / 23.55; 74.45Coordinates: 23°33′N 74°27′E / 23.55°N 74.45°E / 23.55; 74.45
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total961 ha (2,375 acres)
 • Total2,713
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code03423800
Vehicle registrationRJ-03
Sex ratio1000/954 /

Amja has One post office (Amja B.O). The village is connected with a single bus service. Amja 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.


Amja is a census village in the district of Banswara, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2713 and has total administration over 608 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Amja has 384 children, 211 boys and 173 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 665 (24.51%) males constitute 348 (12.83%) of the population and females 317 (11.68%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 1414 (52.12%) males constitute 690 (25.43%) of the population and females 724 (26.69%).

Medical facility

  • Amja has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1436 people are literate in Amja out of which 820 are males and 616 are females.

Amja has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 2 Primary schools
  • 2 Upper primary schools
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1519 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 752 male, 767 female with 1082 (71.23%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 591 males and 491 females. 338 males and 292 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 30 male and 53 female agricultural labor. 437 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 Partapur and Banswara to sell earthen pot and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 327034 and Post Offices under 327034 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  2. "Pin Code 327034 and Post Offices under 327034 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  3. "327034 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  4. "Pincode 327034". Retrieved 2021-05-14.

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