Arjana (Jaisalmer)

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Arjana
Nickname(s): 
The Golden city
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total7,252 ha (17,920 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,064
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
345001[1]
Village code02022600
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15
Websitejaisalmer.rajasthan.gov.in

Arjana is a small village of 7252 hectares in Jaisalmer 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. Arjana depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Arjana is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tanker. Arjana's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02022600. The area of Arjana is segregated as 4052 hectares irrigated area, 3000 hectares unirrigated, the 200 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves).

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

Demographics

Arjana is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1064 and has total administration over 174 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Arjana has 234 children, 125 boys and 109 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 97 (9.12%) males constitute 46 (4.32%) of the population and females 51 (4.79%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 61 (5.73%) males constitute 32 (3.01%) of the population and females 29 (2.73%).

Medical facility

  • Arjana has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 328 people are literate in Arjana out of which 233 are males and 95 are females.

Arjana has the following educational facilities:

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

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 453 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 253 male, 200 female with 311 (68.65%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 238 males and 73 females. 142 males and 24 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 23 male and 10 female agricultural labor. 142 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 blanket and make their living.

References

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

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