Arong (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,194
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00036000

Arong is a small village of hectares in Car Nicobar Tehsil in Nicobar district in the Union territory of andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Arong depends on Port Blair, 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, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Arong is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Arong's pin code is 744301[4], and village code is 00036000.

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


Arong is a census village in the district of Nicobar, andaman & Nicobar Islands. The village has a total population of 1194 and has total administration over 233 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Arong has 183 children, 87 boys and 96 girls.
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 1117 (93.55%) males constitute 584 (48.91%) of the population and females 533 (44.64%).

Medical facility

  • Arong has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 887 people are literate in Arong out of which 475 are males and 412 are females.

Arong has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 527 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 349 male, 178 female with 506 (96.02%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 343 males and 163 females. 7 males and 3 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 3 male and 1 female agricultural labor. 21 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 Port Blair and Nicobar to sell copra and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 744301 and Post Offices under 744301 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  2. "Pin Code 744301 and Post Offices under 744301 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  3. "744301 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  4. "Pincode 744301". Retrieved 2021-03-02.

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