12 GB-A (Vijainagar, Ganganagar)

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12 GB-A
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total228 ha (563 acres)
 • Total1,301
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00247700
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

12 GB-A is a small village of 228 hectares in Vijainagar 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. 12 GB-A depends on VIJAINAGAR, 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. 12 GB-A is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 12 GB-A's pin code is 335704[4], and village code is 00247700. The area of 12 GB-A is segregated as 204.35 hectares irrigated area, remaining 23.35 hectare area not available for cultivation.

12 GB-A has One post office (12 Gb B.O). The village is connected with a single bus service. 12 GB-A has Two banks, One credit society and One agricultural credit society 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.


12 GB-A is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1301 and has total administration over 275 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 12 GB-A has 166 children, 95 boys and 71 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 400 (30.75%) males constitute 217 (16.68%) of the population and females 183 (14.07%).

Medical facility

  • 12 GB-A has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 773 people are literate in 12 GB-A out of which 450 are males and 323 are females.

12 GB-A has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 1 Secondary school
  • 1 Senior Secondary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 756 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 432 male, 324 female with 602 (79.63%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 398 males and 204 females. 120 males and 25 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 141 male and 78 female agricultural labor. 154 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 VIJAINAGAR and Ganganagar to sell ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335704 and Post Offices under 335704 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  2. "Pin Code 335704 and Post Offices under 335704 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  3. "335704 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  4. "Pincode 335704". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.

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