Ganganagar – District Of Rajasthan

Administrative units
  • Tehsil – 9 
  • Panchayat Samiti – 9 
  • Division – Bikaner
It was established by Maharaja Ganga Singh, the ruler of Bikaner. Ganganagar’s former name was Ram Nagar. Sriganganagar is also known as Rajasthan’s bowl of food. Ganganagar is located in the northernmost part of Rajasthan, it shares its border with Punjab and Pakistan.

Important Facts

  1. The northern end of Rajasthan starts from Konan village, Ganganagar.
  2. Hindumal Kot is the northern end of the Pakistani border in Rajasthan.
  3. 210 km of Ganganagar along the Radcliffe Line. M There seems to be a limit.
  4. The district headquarters near the Radcliffe Line in Ganganagar.
  5. Ganganagar is a small district in the area on the Radcliffe Line.
  6. District with minimum population growth during 2001-2011 – Ganganagar (10.00 percent)
  7. The decadal increase in Scheduled Tribe population (2001-2011) was the lowest here – Ganganagar (-8.6 percent)
  8. Gangadhar – In 1927, the canal constructed for water from Hussainiwala near Ferozepur (Punjab) by the Sutlej River was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner. This is called the Jivan Rekha of Ganganagar. (Gangnahar)
  9. Ghaggar River – Suratgarh and Anupgarh areas of Ganganagar are irrigated due to floodwater in the Ghaggar River.
  10. Dada Pamparam’s Dera – The memorial site of Pamparam Ji located in Vijayanagar where the fair fills every year in the month of Falgun.
  11. Gurdwara Budha Johar – The major historical gurudwara of Rajasthan near Raising town in Rajasthan.
  12. Ganganagar Sugar Mills Lee. (Public Sector) has been shifted to Kaminpura of Karanpur Tehsil of Ganganagar.
  13. Shri Jagdamba Andhra Vidyalaya established in December 1980.
  14. Suratgarh Thermal Power Project – Thermal Power Project located at Suratgarh in Ganganagar is the first super thermal power plant in Rajasthan.
  15. Dry port – The sixth dry port in the state.
  16. The largest agricultural farm in Asia was established on August 15, 1956, in Suratgarh, Russia’s economic cooperation.
  17. Rajasthan’s first biomass gas-based power plant is at Padampur, Ganganagar.
  18. Ganganagar is the most washed-out storm in Rajasthan.
  19. Ganganagar is the most irrigated by canals in Rajasthan, another place is of Hanumangarh.

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