Akal (Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total4,967 ha (12,274 acres)
 • Total742
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02044300
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Akal is a small village of 4967 hectares in Jaisalmer Tehsil in Jaisalmer district, nicknamed ""The Golden city"" 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. Akal depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well supply, One tank, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Akal is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Akal's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02044300. The area of Akal is segregated as 162.28 hectares unirrigated, the 4713.95 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 91.06 hectare area not available for cultivation.

The village is connected with a single bus service. Akal 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.


Akal is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 742 and has total administration over 119 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Akal has 135 children, 77 boys and 58 girls.

Medical facility

  • Akal has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 285 people are literate in Akal out of which 202 are males and 83 are females.

Akal 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 172 male, 148 female with 131 (40.94%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 128 males and 3 females. 76 males are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 2 males. 189 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 Jaisalmer to sell mawa and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "345001 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 345001". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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