Baori (Shergarh, 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
 • Total6,951 ha (17,176 acres)
 • Total10,697
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01947800
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Baori is a small village of 6951 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. Baori 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 33.70% of the total 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. Baori is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Baori's pin code is 342025[4], and village code is 01947800. The area of Baori is segregated as 3079.92 hectares irrigated area, 3111.65 hectares unirrigated, the 498.64 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 261.08 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Baori is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 10697 and has total administration over 1735 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Baori has 1822 children, 920 boys and 902 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 1616 (15.11%) males constitute 830 (7.76%) of the population and females 786 (7.35%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 25 (0.23%) males constitute 9 (0.08%) of the population and females 16 (0.15%).

Medical facility

  • Baori has 1 allopathic dispensary and 3 hospitals in nearby town.
  • Baori has 1 ayurvedic dispensary.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 5276 people are literate in Baori out of which 3475 are males and 1801 are females.

Baori has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 5038 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 2963 male, 2075 female with 3131 (62.15%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 2381 males and 750 females. 1227 males and 632 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 178 male and 42 female agricultural labor. 1907 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 ghee and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 342025 and Post Offices under 342025 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. "Pin Code 342025 and Post Offices under 342025 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  3. "342025 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. "Pincode 342025". Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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