Ala (Fatehgarh, Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total2,878 ha (7,112 acres)
 • Total107
 • Density3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02071300
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Ala is a small village of 2878 hectares in Fatehgarh 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. Ala depends on JAISALMER, 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, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Ala is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Ala's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02071300. The area of Ala is segregated as 216.42 hectares unirrigated, the 2615.74 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 46.26 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Ala 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.


Ala is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 107 and has total administration over 15 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Ala has 31 children, 12 boys and 19 girls.

Medical facility

  • Ala has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 39 people are literate in Ala out of which 31 are males and 8 are females.

Ala has the following educational facilities:

  • 2 Education facilities
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 58 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 34 male, 24 female with 31 (53.45%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 29 males and 2 females. 23 males are considered as the main cultivators. 27 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 ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "345001 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Pincode 345001". Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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