16 O (Karanpur, Ganganagar)

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16 O
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total326 ha (806 acres)
 • Total408
 • Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00012300
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16 O is a small village of 326 hectares in Karanpur 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 O depends on KARANPUR, 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, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 16 O is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 16 O's pin code is 335073[4], and village code is 00012300. The area of 16 O is segregated as 286.3 hectares irrigated area, the 17.45 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 22.26 hectare area not available for cultivation.

16 O has Eight public telephones. 16 O 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 O is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 408 and has total administration over 77 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16 O has 75 children, 37 boys and 38 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 310 (75.98%) males constitute 158 (38.73%) of the population and females 152 (37.25%).

Medical facility

  • 16 O has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 234 people are literate in 16 O out of which 135 are males and 99 are females.

16 O has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 148 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 106 male, 42 female with 98 (66.22%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 92 males and 6 females. 17 males are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 47 male and 2 female agricultural labor. 50 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 KARANPUR and Ganganagar to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335073 and Post Offices under 335073 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  2. "Pin Code 335073 and Post Offices under 335073 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  3. "335073 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  4. "Pincode 335073". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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