Sri Ganganagar has a total population of 2,24,532 and ranks 76th in terms of Hindi speakers. Highest employment in Sri Ganganagar is in the Agriculture sector, Construction sector and in Food industry. Out of the entire workforce, 55% are employed in Agriculture, 43% are employed in the government sector and industries and remaining 2% are Household workers. Sri Ganganagar is a good agricultural belt, earlier it was a desert land which was converted into agricultural land by Ganga Canal. Main crops of Sri Ganganagar are wheat, mustard and cotton. Other crops are guar, bajra, sugarcane and grams. The history of Sri Ganganagar goes back to the Indus valley civilization period. Sri Ganganagar was established by Maharaja Ganga Singh, near Ramanagar which was named Rami Ki Dhani after Ram Singh Saharan and now known as Purani Abadi. Sri Ganganagar is one of the first well planned modern cities of India; it is said to be influenced by the town planning of Paris. Punjabi is another majorly spoken language of Ganganagar.