Tilonia

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Tilonia
village
Tilonia is located in Rajasthan
Tilonia
Tilonia
Tilonia is located in India
Tilonia
Tilonia
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 26°39′N 74°57′E / 26.650°N 74.950°E / 26.650; 74.950Coordinates: 26°39′N 74°57′E / 26.650°N 74.950°E / 26.650; 74.950
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Ajmer
Population
 • Total 7,500 approx
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN

Tilonia is a village in Ajmer district in Rajasthan, India. It is home of the NGO, Barefoot College founded by renowned social worker Bunker Roy. Tilonia is also home of eShala.org, Online educational portal co-founded by Kartar Jat. This village has become a model for all remote villages for education, economic and social development. Tilonia is also known as education hub with its meritorious students in Navoday Vidyalaya and village school. Main occupation is farming but nowadays people are working in Indian Army, NTPC, BSNL, Indian Railway, Police and various other State and Central Government jobs from Group-D to Sr. Manager levels.

Education[edit]

In Tilonia village, there are three day schools:

  • Government school - govt of Rajasthan
  • Shiksha Niketan School - Barefoot college
  • Shivam Public School
  • Bal Sanskar school

Industry[edit]

In Tilonia village, there are following industries:

  • Shree Ganesh Industries
  • eShala.org

Location and Transportation[edit]

By road

By rail

  • Tilonia is situated between Jaipur-Ajmer rail line and Tilonia railway station is the nearest station.

By air

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