Baiya (Fatehgarh, Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total7,998 ha (19,763 acres)
 • Total2,175
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02075400
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Baiya is a small village of 7998 hectares in Fatehgarh Tehsil in Jaisalmer district, nicknamed ""The Golden 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. Baiya depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, Two Wells supply, One tank, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Baiya is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Baiya's pin code is 345027[4], and village code is 02075400. The area of Baiya is segregated as 1473.45 hectares unirrigated, the 6083.27 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 441.15 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Baiya has One post office (Baiya B.O) and One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Baiya 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.


Baiya is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2175 and has total administration over 454 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Baiya has 435 children, 291 boys and 144 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 579 (26.62%) males constitute 304 (13.98%) of the population and females 275 (12.64%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 5 (0.23%) males constitute 2 (0.09%) of the population and females 3 (0.14%).

Medical facility

  • Baiya has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 975 people are literate in Baiya out of which 714 are males and 261 are females.

Baiya has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 823 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 606 male, 217 female with 171 (20.78%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 163 males and 8 females. 86 males and 3 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 46 male and 1 female agricultural labor. 652 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 Jaisalmer to sell ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345027 and Post Offices under 345027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Pin Code 345027 and Post Offices under 345027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "345027 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Pincode 345027". Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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