Ambedem (Goa)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total125 ha (309 acres)
 • Total272
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00014700

Ambedem is a small village of 125 hectares in Satari 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. Ambedem depends on VALPOI, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Ambedem is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Ambedem's pin code is 403506[5], and village code is 00014700. The area of Ambedem is segregated as 17.5 hectares irrigated area, 91.9 hectares unirrigated, the 9.39 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 6.48 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Ambedem has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Ambedem has Two banks and Two credit societies 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.


Ambedem is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 272 and has total administration over 55 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Ambedem has 27 children, 14 boys and 13 girls.

Medical facility

  • Ambedem has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 227 people are literate in Ambedem out of which 114 are males and 113 are females.

Ambedem has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 104 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 78 male, 26 female with 62 (59.62%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 53 males and 9 females. 16 males and 2 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 2 male. 42 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 VALPOI and North Goa to sell cashew nuts and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 403506 and Post Offices under 403506 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 403506 and Post Offices under 403506 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403506 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403506". Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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