Assagao (Goa)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,073 ha (2,651 acres)
 • Total4,367
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00003700

Assagao is a small village of 1073 hectares in Bardez 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. Assagao depends on SIOLIM, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Assagao is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Assagao's pin code is 403507[5], and village code is 00003700. The area of Assagao is segregated as 14.07 hectares irrigated area, 670.78 hectares unirrigated, the 141.85 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 246.1 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Assagao has One post office (Assagao B.O) and Four public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Assagao has One bank, One credit society and One agricultural credit society 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.


Assagao is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 4367 and has total administration over 952 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Assagao has 400 children, 208 boys and 192 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 148 (3.39%) males constitute 76 (1.74%) of the population and females 72 (1.65%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 22 (0.50%) males constitute 13 (0.30%) of the population and females 9 (0.21%).

Medical facility

  • Assagao has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 3712 people are literate in Assagao out of which 1932 are males and 1780 are females.

Assagao has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 5 Primary schools
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 1 Secondary school
  • 1 Senior Secondary school
  • 1 College in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1808 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1243 male, 565 female with 1460 (80.75%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 1052 males and 408 females. 53 males and 32 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 6 male and 9 female agricultural labor. 348 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 SIOLIM and North Goa to sell areated water and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 403507 and Post Offices under 403507 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 403507 and Post Offices under 403507 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403507 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403507". Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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