Akhrad (Raniwara, Jalor)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total916 ha (2,263 acres)
 • Total1,364
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02337300
Vehicle registrationRJ-16, RJ -46
Nearest citySirohi, Barmer, Mehsana, Jodhpur

Akhrad is a small village of 916 hectares in Raniwara 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. Akhrad 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 56.00% of the total supply, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Akhrad is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Akhrad's pin code is 343039[4], and village code is 02337300. The area of Akhrad is segregated as 205 hectares irrigated area, 105 hectares unirrigated, the 318 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 288.23 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Akhrad has One post office (Akhrad B.O). Akhrad has Two banks and Two credit societies 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.


Akhrad is a census village in the district of Jalor, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1364 and has total administration over 253 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Akhrad has 241 children, 135 boys and 106 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 297 (21.77%) males constitute 159 (11.66%) of the population and females 138 (10.12%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 137 (10.04%) males constitute 71 (5.21%) of the population and females 66 (4.84%).

Medical facility

  • Akhrad has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 510 people are literate in Akhrad out of which 351 are males and 159 are females.

Akhrad 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, 703 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 345 male, 358 female with 684 (97.3%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 338 males and 346 females. 185 males and 270 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 54 male and 51 female agricultural labor. 19 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 earthen pot and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 343039 and Post Offices under 343039 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 343039 and Post Offices under 343039 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "343039 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 343039". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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