Balesar Durgawatan (Shergarh, Jodhpur)

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Balesar Durgawatan
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
 • Total1,505 ha (3,719 acres)
 • Total4,939
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01984600
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Balesar Durgawatan is a small village of 1505 hectares in Shergarh 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. Balesar Durgawatan 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 26.00% 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. Balesar Durgawatan is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balesar Durgawatan's pin code is 342023[4], and village code is 01984600. The area of Balesar Durgawatan is segregated as 40 hectares irrigated area, 1164 hectares unirrigated, the 60 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 241 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balesar Durgawatan has Four public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Balesar Durgawatan 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.


Balesar Durgawatan is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 4939 and has total administration over 811 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balesar Durgawatan has 965 children, 519 boys and 446 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 377 (7.63%) males constitute 205 (4.15%) of the population and females 172 (3.48%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 69 (1.40%) males constitute 38 (0.77%) of the population and females 31 (0.63%).

Medical facility

  • Balesar Durgawatan has 1 hospital in nearby town.
  • Balesar Durgawatan has 1 ayurvedic dispensary.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2602 people are literate in Balesar Durgawatan out of which 1660 are males and 942 are females.

Balesar Durgawatan 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, 2269 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1322 male, 947 female with 1606 (70.78%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 1141 males and 465 females. 363 males and 207 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 151 male and 113 female agricultural labor. 663 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 342023 and Post Offices under 342023 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. "Pin Code 342023 and Post Offices under 342023 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  3. "342023 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. "Pincode 342023". Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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