Location: Sardarshahar (सरदारशहर) is a city and a municipality in Churu
district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated at a distance of 50 km west of Churu. Sardarshahar was
established in 1831 by the Maharaja of Bikaner from a small village, and
the name was titled as Sardarsharhar.
As of 2001 India census India, Sardarshahar had a population of 81,394. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.
Sardarshahar has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 53%, and female literacy
is 49%. In Sardarshahar, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Dialect: The main language of the people of town is Rajasthani and Hindi.
Agriculture: Bajra, Gwar, Moth, Moong, gram and now wheat.
Industries: Plaster of Paris, wooden furniture, Gwar-Gum, Papad, Namkeen, Oil mills
Sardarshahar has dry climate with large variation in temperature.
The minimum and maximum temperature varies from 0.5 to 48.2 degree celsius The normal rainfall is only 32.8 cm.
Member of Legislative Assembly: Present MLA is Shri Ashok Pincha (BJP)
Sardarshahar Municipality: Taradevi Joshi from Cong. won
the chairman post in the civic election held on August 2010.
Panchayat Samity: The Pradhan of Sardarshahar
Panchayat Samity (in 2010 election) is Manohari Verma. from Congress.
The name Sardarshahar
is due to Prince Sardar Singh which was the first king of Sardarshahar.
Sardarshahar is famous for its educational institutions.
Gandhi Vidya Mandir: Gandhi Vidya Mandir (GVM) is a public charitable institution of education, social service and rural
development, founded in 1950 by Shri Kanhaiyalal Dugar. GVM boasts over 10,000 resident / non-resident students, from
pre-primary to Ph.D .level. There is a separate multi-faculty colleges for girls and co-educational colleges in
Ayurveda, Para-Medical, Life Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, IT and Management Engineering, Art, Science and Commerce.
IASE University, (Institute of Advance Studies in Education):
Institute of Advance Studies in Education
The university is accredited as "B+" institute by the NAAC. The university was founded in 1950, on one of the most remote
regional suburbs in the state of Rajasthan and thus aims to promore higher education among those living in Rural areas.
The Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) was sponsored by a non-governmental, Non-profit-motive making registered
society, namely, Gandhi Vidya Mandir (GVM). The foundation stone of the university building was laid in 1955 by the first President of India Dr. Rajendra
Prasad. It has over 10,000 students from KG to PG and Ph.D. levels of multi-faculty education.
Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) of GVM was formally recognized as Deemed to be University of Government of India and
UGC, in 2002. IASE is India's premiere Institute in the Faculty of Education; facilitating teacher's training from primary level up to the doctoral stage.
Distance Education Programme was started in 2003.