Amar Sagar (Jaisalmer)

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Amar Sagar
The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,618 ha (3,998 acres)
 • Total2,216
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02036700
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Amar Sagar is a small village of 1618 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. Amar Sagar depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, 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. Amar Sagar is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Amar Sagar's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02036700. The area of Amar Sagar is segregated as 1.86 hectares irrigated area, 33.56 hectares unirrigated, the 86.34 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 1496.63 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Amar Sagar has One post office (Amarsalagar B.O) and Ten public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Amar Sagar 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.


Amar Sagar is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2216 and has total administration over 421 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Amar Sagar has 474 children, 249 boys and 225 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 43 (1.94%) males constitute 25 (1.13%) of the population and females 18 (0.81%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 530 (23.92%) males constitute 288 (13.0%) of the population and females 242 (10.92%).

Medical facility

  • Amar Sagar has 1 hospital in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1090 people are literate in Amar Sagar out of which 698 are males and 392 are females.

Amar Sagar has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 1 Colleges in the nearby range
  • 1 Adult literacy center


According to a census 2011 report, 801 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 574 male, 227 female with 511 (63.8%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 468 males and 43 females. 12 males and 3 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 7 males and 1 female agricultural labor. 290 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 agricultural produce and make their living.


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

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