Banar (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
 • Total2,686 ha (6,637 acres)
 • Total4,341
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01966800
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Banar is a small village of 2686 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. Banar 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, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Banar is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Well. Banar's pin code is 342027[4], and village code is 01966800. The area of Banar is segregated as 1636 hectares unirrigated, the 804.17 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 246.3 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Banar has One post office (Banar S.O) and Fourteen public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Banar has One bank 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.


Banar is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 4341 and has total administration over 749 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Banar has 698 children, 358 boys and 340 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 501 (11.54%) males constitute 266 (6.13%) of the population and females 235 (5.41%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 351 (8.09%) males constitute 190 (4.38%) of the population and females 161 (3.71%).

Medical facility

  • Banar has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2422 people are literate in Banar out of which 1574 are males and 848 are females.

Banar has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 1514 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1070 male, 444 female with 1094 (72.26%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 925 males and 169 females. 250 males and 32 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 85 male and 14 female agricultural labor. 420 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 342027 and Post Offices under 342027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  2. "Pin Code 342027 and Post Offices under 342027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  3. "342027 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  4. "Pincode 342027". Retrieved 2021-04-10.

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