Baran Kalan (Osian, Jodhpur)

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Baran Kalan
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
 • Total1,543 ha (3,813 acres)
 • Total2,287
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01938800
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Baran Kalan is a small village of 1543 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. Baran Kalan 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. Baran Kalan is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Baran Kalan's pin code is 342303[4], and village code is 01938800. The area of Baran Kalan is segregated as 270.91 hectares irrigated area, 1064.09 hectares unirrigated, the 93.91 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 113.95 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Baran Kalan has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Baran Kalan 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.


Baran Kalan is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2287 and has total administration over 397 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Baran Kalan has 432 children, 230 boys and 202 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 277 (12.11%) males constitute 154 (6.73%) of the population and females 123 (5.38%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 230 (10.06%) males constitute 124 (5.42%) of the population and females 106 (4.63%).

Medical facility

  • Baran Kalan has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1033 people are literate in Baran Kalan out of which 730 are males and 303 are females.

Baran Kalan has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 1067 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 563 male, 504 female with 129 (12.09%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 119 males and 10 females. 67 males and 4 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 9 males. 938 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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