Baran Khurd (Osian, Jodhpur)

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Baran Khurd
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
 • Total2,493 ha (6,160 acres)
 • Total3,843
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01938700
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Baran Khurd is a small village of 2493 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 Khurd 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 Khurd is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Baran Khurd's pin code is 342303[4], and village code is 01938700. The area of Baran Khurd is segregated as 151.61 hectares irrigated area, 2110.84 hectares unirrigated, the 107.52 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 122.95 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Baran Khurd has One post office (Baran Khurd B.O) and One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Baran Khurd 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 Khurd is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 3843 and has total administration over 591 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Baran Khurd has 709 children, 365 boys and 344 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 310 (8.07%) males constitute 164 (4.27%) of the population and females 146 (3.80%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 720 (18.74%) males constitute 368 (9.58%) of the population and females 352 (9.16%).

Medical facility

  • Baran Khurd has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1719 people are literate in Baran Khurd out of which 1171 are males and 548 are females.

Baran Khurd has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 1896 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1027 male, 869 female with 852 (44.94%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 781 males and 71 females. 426 males and 16 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 212 male and 44 female agricultural labor. 1044 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 leather shoes 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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