Adcolna (Goa)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total371 ha (917 acres)
 • Total1,688
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00019200

Adcolna is a small village of 371 hectares in Ponda Tehsil in North Goa district, known and rated to have the best quality of life in India (based on the commission’s “12 Indicators”)[2] in the state of Goa, India.[3] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Adcolna depends on BANDORA, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and One spring. Adcolna is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Adcolna's pin code is 403107[5], and village code is 00019200. The area of Adcolna is segregated as 36.19 hectares irrigated area, 75.54 hectares unirrigated, the 112.39 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 146.55 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Adcolna has One post office (Banastrim B.O) and Four public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Adcolna has Two banks and One credit society for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with One recreational center.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Adcolna is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 1688 and has total administration over 385 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Adcolna has 188 children, 101 boys and 87 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 10 (0.59%) males constitute 4 (0.24%) of the population and females 6 (0.36%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 457 (27.07%) males constitute 225 (13.33%) of the population and females 232 (13.74%).

Medical facility

  • Adcolna has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1288 people are literate in Adcolna out of which 710 are males and 578 are females.

Adcolna has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 677 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 507 male, 170 female with 577 (85.23%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 438 males and 139 females. 31 males and 21 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 2 male and 3 female agricultural labor. 100 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 BANDORA and North Goa to sell coconuts and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  2. Reports of the finance commissions of India: First Finance Commission to the Twelfth Finance Commission: the complete report. India. Finance Commission. Academic Foundation. 2005. p. 268. ISBN 978-81-7188-474-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "Pin Code 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403107 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403107". Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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