Basra Dhanji (Bhinmal, Jalor)

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Basra Dhanji
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total2,708 ha (6,692 acres)
 • Total3,184
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02301400
Vehicle registrationRJ-16, RJ -46
Nearest citySirohi, Barmer, Mehsana, Jodhpur

Basra Dhanji is a small village of 2708 hectares in Bhinmal Tehsil in Jalor district, also known as Granite City in the State of Rajasthan, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Basra Dhanji depends on BHINMAL, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, which is 454.00% of the total supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Basra Dhanji is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Basra Dhanji's pin code is 343028[4], and village code is 02301400. The area of Basra Dhanji is segregated as 454 hectares irrigated area, 81 hectares unirrigated, the 345 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 1828 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Basra Dhanji has One post office (Basda Dhanji B.O) and One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Basra Dhanji has Two banks, One credit society and One agricultural credit society for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Basra Dhanji is a census village in the district of Jalor, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 3184 and has total administration over 642 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Basra Dhanji has 602 children, 307 boys and 295 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 534 (16.77%) males constitute 277 (8.70%) of the population and females 257 (8.07%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 184 (5.78%) males constitute 98 (3.08%) of the population and females 86 (2.70%).

Medical facility

  • Basra Dhanji has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1225 people are literate in Basra Dhanji out of which 761 are males and 464 are females.

Basra Dhanji has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1372 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 662 male, 710 female with 1204 (87.76%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 611 males and 593 females. 291 males and 115 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 72 male and 251 female agricultural labor. 168 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of BHINMAL and Jalor to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 343028 and Post Offices under 343028 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 343028 and Post Offices under 343028 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "343028 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 343028". Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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