16 A (Anupgarh, Ganganagar )

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16 A
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total285 ha (704 acres)
 • Total1,445
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00164800
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16 A is a small village of 285 hectares in Anupgarh 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 A depends on ANUPGARH, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, 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. 16 A is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 16 A's pin code is 335701[4], and village code is 00164800. The area of 16 A is segregated as 179.63 hectares irrigated area, 17.57 hectares unirrigated, the 33.64 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 54.03 hectare area not available for cultivation.

16 A 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.


16 A is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1445 and has total administration over 258 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16 A has 162 children, 88 boys and 74 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 230 (15.92%) males constitute 136 (9.41%) of the population and females 94 (6.51%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 17 (1.18%) males constitute 15 (1.04%) of the population and females 2 (0.14%).

Medical facility

  • 16 A has 1 hospital in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1171 people are literate in 16 A out of which 883 are males and 288 are females.

16 A has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 1 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 881 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 781 male, 100 female with 799 (90.69%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 773 males and 26 females. 41 males and 5 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 8 male and 3 female agricultural labor. 82 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 ANUPGARH and Ganganagar to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335701 and Post Offices under 335701 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  2. "Pin Code 335701 and Post Offices under 335701 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  3. "335701 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  4. "Pincode 335701". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.

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