Balarwa (Osian, 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
 • Total4,729 ha (11,686 acres)
 • Total5,038
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01944100
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Balarwa is a small village of 4729 hectares in Osian 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. Balarwa depends on Jodhpur, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, 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. Balarwa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tanker. Balarwa's pin code is 342306[4], and village code is 01944100. The area of Balarwa is segregated as 2049.39 hectares irrigated area, 1130.75 hectares unirrigated, the 267.01 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 1180.86 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Balarwa is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 5038 and has total administration over 795 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balarwa has 931 children, 507 boys and 424 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 1705 (33.84%) males constitute 885 (17.57%) of the population and females 820 (16.28%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 133 (2.64%) males constitute 77 (1.53%) of the population and females 56 (1.11%).

Medical facility

  • Balarwa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2723 people are literate in Balarwa out of which 1663 are males and 1060 are females.

Balarwa has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 2181 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1242 male, 939 female with 1733 (79.46%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 1063 males and 670 females. 538 males and 341 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 266 male and 276 female agricultural labor. 448 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 agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 342306 and Post Offices under 342306 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. "Pin Code 342306 and Post Offices under 342306 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  3. "342306 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. "Pincode 342306". Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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