Anganwa (Jodhpur)

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Coordinates: 26°17′N 73°01′E / 26.28°N 73.02°E / 26.28; 73.02Coordinates: 26°17′N 73°01′E / 26.28°N 73.02°E / 26.28; 73.02
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total817 ha (2,019 acres)
 • Total1,242
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01961100
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Anganwa is a small village of 817 hectares in Jodhpur Tehsil in Jodhpur district, also known as the Blue 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. Anganwa depends on Jodhpur, 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 113.31% of the total supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Anganwa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Anganwa's pin code is 342304[4], and village code is 01961100. The area of Anganwa is segregated as 121.48 hectares irrigated area, 507.43 hectares unirrigated, the 4.76 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 183.04 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Anganwa has One public telephone. Anganwa 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.


Anganwa is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1242 and has total administration over 204 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Anganwa has 201 children, 115 boys and 86 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 226 (18.20%) males constitute 120 (9.66%) of the population and females 106 (8.53%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 153 (12.32%) males constitute 82 (6.60%) of the population and females 71 (5.72%).

Medical facility

  • Anganwa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 730 people are literate in Anganwa out of which 457 are males and 273 are females.

Anganwa has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 494 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 300 male, 194 female with 446 (90.28%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 287 males and 159 females. 73 males and 84 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 15 male and 14 female agricultural labor. 48 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 Jodhpur to sell leather shoes and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 342304 and Post Offices under 342304 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  2. "Pin Code 342304 and Post Offices under 342304 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  3. "342304 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  4. "Pincode 342304". Retrieved 2021-04-09.

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