17 GM (Vijainagar, Ganganagar)

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17 GM
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total872 ha (2,155 acres)
 • Total486
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00238300
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

17 GM is a small village of 872 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. 17 GM 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, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 17 GM is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 17 GM's pin code is 335703[4], and village code is 00238300. The area of 17 GM is segregated as 277.38 hectares irrigated area, 559.81 hectares unirrigated, remaining 21.87 hectare area not available for cultivation.

The village is connected with a single bus service. 17 GM 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.


17 GM is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 486 and has total administration over 98 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 17 GM has 78 children, 38 boys and 40 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 299 (61.52%) males constitute 148 (30.45%) of the population and females 151 (31.07%).

Medical facility

  • 17 GM has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 241 people are literate in 17 GM out of which 148 are males and 93 are females.

17 GM has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 216 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 138 male, 78 female with 106 (49.07%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 99 males and 7 females. 78 males and 3 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 5 male . 110 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 agricultural produce 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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