8 KD (Gharsana, Ganganagar)

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8 KD
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total332 ha (820 acres)
 • Total250
 • Density75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00191100
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

8 KD is a small village of 332 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. 8 KD depends on 3 STR, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, Two Wells supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 8 KD is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 8 KD's pin code is 335707[4], and village code is 00191100. The area of 8 KD is segregated as 268.44 hectares irrigated area, 2.78 hectares unirrigated, the 51.35 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 9.87 hectare area not available for cultivation.

8 KD 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.


8 KD is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 250 and has total administration over 46 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 8 KD has 27 children, 13 boys and 14 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 61 (24.40%) males constitute 33 (13.20%) of the population and females 28 (11.20%).

Medical facility

  • 8 KD has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 155 people are literate in 8 KD out of which 98 are males and 57 are females.

8 KD has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 136 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 66 male, 70 female with 95 (69.85%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 63 males and 32 females. 45 males and 13 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 13 male and 7 female agricultural labor. 41 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 ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  2. "Pin Code 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  3. "335707 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  4. "Pincode 335707". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-03.

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