8 BLM-B (Vijainagar, Ganganagar)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total221 ha (546 acres)
 • Total568
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00244900
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

8 BLM-B is a small village of 221 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. 8 BLM-B 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, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 8 BLM-B is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Canal. 8 BLM-B's pin code is 335704[4], and village code is 00244900. The area of 8 BLM-B is segregated as 151.09 hectares irrigated area, 41.92 hectares unirrigated, remaining 22.11 hectare area not available for cultivation.

The village is connected with a single bus service. 8 BLM-B 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.


8 BLM-B is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 568 and has total administration over 118 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 8 BLM-B has 84 children, 44 boys and 40 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 312 (54.93%) males constitute 154 (27.11%) of the population and females 158 (27.82%).

Medical facility

  • 8 BLM-B has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 301 people are literate in 8 BLM-B out of which 177 are males and 124 are females.

8 BLM-B 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, 320 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 171 male, 149 female with 309 (96.56%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 165 males and 144 females. 121 males and 100 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 33 male and 39 female agricultural labor. 11 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 earthen pots and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335704 and Post Offices under 335704 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  2. "Pin Code 335704 and Post Offices under 335704 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  3. "335704 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  4. "Pincode 335704". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06.

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