Bara Kotecha (Osian, Jodhpur)

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Bara Kotecha
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
 • Total3,056 ha (7,552 acres)
 • Total1,816
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01941200
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Bara Kotecha is a small village of 3056 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. Bara Kotecha 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, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Bara Kotecha is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Bara Kotecha's pin code is 342303[4], and village code is 01941200. The area of Bara Kotecha is segregated as 541.25 hectares irrigated area, 1210.77 hectares unirrigated, the 129.69 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 1173.93 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Bara Kotecha has Three public telephones. Bara Kotecha 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.


Bara Kotecha is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1816 and has total administration over 290 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Bara Kotecha has 368 children, 202 boys and 166 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 409 (22.52%) males constitute 214 (11.78%) of the population and females 195 (10.74%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 240 (13.22%) males constitute 124 (6.83%) of the population and females 116 (6.39%).

Medical facility

  • Bara Kotecha has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 659 people are literate in Bara Kotecha out of which 467 are males and 192 are females.

Bara Kotecha has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 2 Primary schools
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range
  • 1 Adult literacy center


According to a census 2011 report, 910 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 457 male, 453 female with 708 (77.8%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 354 males and 354 females. 239 males and 244 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 95 male and 100 female agricultural labor. 202 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 342303 and Post Offices under 342303 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  2. "Pin Code 342303 and Post Offices under 342303 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  3. "342303 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  4. "Pincode 342303". Retrieved 2021-04-12.

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