17 MD-A (Gharsana, Ganganagar)

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17 MD-A
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total234 ha (578 acres)
 • Total1,114
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00216400
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

17 MD-A is a small village of 234 hectares in Gharsana 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 MD-A depends on 3 STR, 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 Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 17 MD-A is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. 17 MD-A's pin code is 335711[4], and village code is 00216400. The area of 17 MD-A is segregated as 148 hectares irrigated area, 35.93 hectares unirrigated, the 3.8 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 33.9 hectare area not available for cultivation.

17 MD-A has Five public telephones. 17 MD-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.


17 MD-A is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1114 and has total administration over 234 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 17 MD-A has 167 children, 93 boys and 74 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 550 (49.37%) males constitute 281 (25.22%) of the population and females 269 (24.15%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 6 (0.54%) males constitute 3 (0.27%) of the population and females 3 (0.27%).

Medical facility

  • 17 MD-A has 1 hospital in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 602 people are literate in 17 MD-A out of which 362 are males and 240 are females.

17 MD-A has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 595 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 331 male, 264 female with 428 (71.93%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 286 males and 142 females. 59 males and 31 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 150 male and 95 female agricultural labor. 167 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 3 STR and Ganganagar to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335711 and Post Offices under 335711 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  2. "Pin Code 335711 and Post Offices under 335711 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  3. "335711 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  4. "Pincode 335711". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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