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Area

  • Geographical Area: 11,154.66 Sq. Kms

Location

Sri Ganganagar is a northern most city of Rajasthan State of western India . Sri Ganganagar is situated at the point where the Satluj Waters enters Rajasthan. It is surrounded by on the east by Hanumangarh District, (Hanumangarh district was carved out of it on July 12, 1994) on the south by Bikaner District, and on the west by Bahawalnagar district of Pakistani Punjab and on north by Punjab.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jaipur - 502 kms.
  • Chandigarh - 345 kms.
  • Delhi - 421 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The Summer Temperature reaches up to 50° Celsius and Winter Temperature dips just around 0° Celsius.
  • The average annual rainfall is only 20 cms.

Administrative Setup

Sr. Setup No.
1 Sub-Division 6
2 Tehsil 9
3 Panchyat Samities (BDO) 7
4 Inhabited Village 2839
5 Unhabited Village 192
6 Towns 10
7 Gram Panchayats 320

Human Resources

Indicators of HR Units No.
Population (Male) persons 955027
Population (Female) persons 833460
Population (2001) persons 1788487
Density of population persons per sq.kms 224
Literacy per cent 64.84
Female per 1000 of male per 1000 of male 873
Decadal Population Growth Rate per cent 27.53

Major Crops

Major crops are wheat, cotton, mustard, guar, grams, and sugarcane. Horticulture is also becoming popular among farmers. Kinnu (a citrus family fruit) is a popular horticultural produce, other fruits of citrus family are also grown.

Infrastructure

  • Electricity
    Town Electrified: 10, Village Electrified: 2553, Total Energy Consumed: 2894.15 Kwh., No. of Power House: 76
  • Water
    2681 Villages covered with Safe Drinking Water Supply
  • Road Transport
    Sri Ganganagr district is connected through a well maintained network of roads with important parts of the country. National Highway No. 15 is passes from Sriganganagar to Sanchore, which is well linked with all the major areas of Sriganganagar.
  • Rail Transport
    Sri Ganganagar Railway Station is well connected to the rest of the state and there are many trains that arrive from Jaipur and other important cities in the state. The Jammu-Tawi Express that runs between Kasmir and Kanyakumari touches Suratgarh station of the district.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest airports are located at Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post offices 337
2 Telephone offices 2
3 Telephone Exchanges 115
4 Telephones 85783

Banking

Sr. No. Banks Offices (No.)
1 Scheduled Commercial Banks 168
2 Co-operative Socities 29

Average population served per bank: 15724

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions No.
1 Total Schools 2780
2 Primary Schools 1511
3 Middle School 903
4 Secondary School 174
5 Senior Secondary School 192
6 Schools for Vocational and Professional Edu. (Including ITI) 6
7 Colleges for General Education 25
8 Colleges for Professional Education 5

Industrial Scenario

Industries are based on agriculture in Sri Ganganagar District. Major industries are cotton ginning, cotton spinning and textile industries, pressing factories and mustard oil mills, wheat flour mills, sugar mills.