16 AS (Vijainagar, Ganganagar)

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16 AS
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total375 ha (927 acres)
 • Total1,759
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00237700
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16 AS is a small village of 375 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. 16 AS 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, One tank, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 16 AS is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 16 AS's pin code is 335703[4], and village code is 00237700. The area of 16 AS is segregated as 193.23 hectares irrigated area, 80.25 hectares unirrigated, remaining 71.78 hectare area not available for cultivation.

16 AS has One post office (Kupli B.O) and Thirty public telephones. 16 AS 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.


16 AS is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1759 and has total administration over 304 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16 AS has 269 children, 146 boys and 123 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 941 (53.50%) males constitute 496 (28.20%) of the population and females 445 (25.30%).

Medical facility

  • 16 AS has 3 hospitals in nearby town.
  • 16 AS has 1 ayurvedic dispensary.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1013 people are literate in 16 AS out of which 598 are males and 415 are females.

16 AS has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 956 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 527 male, 429 female with 531 (55.54%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 490 males and 41 females. 253 males and 13 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 118 male and 11 female agricultural labor. 425 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 335703 and Post Offices under 335703 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  2. "Pin Code 335703 and Post Offices under 335703 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  3. "335703 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  4. "Pincode 335703". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.

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