Bandha (Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total38,534 ha (95,220 acres)
 • Total1,340
 • Density3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02016700
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Bandha is a small village of 38534 hectares in Jaisalmer 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. Bandha 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, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Bandha is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tanker. Bandha's pin code is 345001[4], and village code is 02016700. The area of Bandha is segregated as the 38534 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves).

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


Bandha is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1340 and has total administration over 233 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Bandha has 318 children, 170 boys and 148 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 474 (35.37%) males constitute 255 (19.03%) of the population and females 219 (16.34%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 544 (40.60%) males constitute 277 (20.67%) of the population and females 267 (19.93%).

Medical facility

  • Bandha has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 581 people are literate in Bandha out of which 417 are males and 164 are females.

Bandha 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, 621 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 327 male, 294 female with 468 (75.36%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 278 males and 190 females. 162 males and 112 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 47 male and 32 female agricultural labor. 153 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 wool and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Pin Code 345001 and Post Offices under 345001 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "345001 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Pincode 345001". Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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