Balana (Fatehgarh, Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total22,729 ha (56,165 acres)
 • Total4
 • Density0.018/km2 (0.046/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02023200
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Balana is a small village of 22729 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. Balana 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 One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Balana is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balana's pin code is 345027[4], and village code is 02023200. The area of Balana is segregated as 1008.67 hectares unirrigated, the 3868.77 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 17851.19 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balana 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.


Balana is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 4 and has total administration over 2 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

Medical facility

  • Balana has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 0 people are literate in Balana out of which 0 are males and 0 are females.

Balana has the following educational facilities:

  • 2 Education facilities
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 4 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 2 male, 2 female with 3 (75.0%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 2 males and 1 female. 2 males and 1 female are considered as the main cultivators. 1 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 agricultural produce 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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