8 SKM-A (Gharsana, Ganganagar)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total455 ha (1,124 acres)
 • Total821
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00212400
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

8 SKM-A is a small village of 455 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 SKM-A 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, 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. 8 SKM-A is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Canal. 8 SKM-A's pin code is 335707[4], and village code is 00212400. The area of 8 SKM-A is segregated as 221 hectares irrigated area, 195 hectares unirrigated, the 7 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 32 hectare area not available for cultivation.

8 SKM-A has One public telephone. 8 SKM-A 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 SKM-A is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 821 and has total administration over 155 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 8 SKM-A has 122 children, 60 boys and 62 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 263 (32.03%) males constitute 130 (15.83%) of the population and females 133 (16.20%).

Medical facility

  • 8 SKM-A has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 463 people are literate in 8 SKM-A out of which 275 are males and 188 are females.

8 SKM-A has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 454 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 245 male, 209 female with 126 (27.75%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 122 males and 4 females. 71 males and 2 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 40 males. 328 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 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  2. "Pin Code 335707 and Post Offices under 335707 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  3. "335707 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  4. "Pincode 335707". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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