Barnau (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
 • Total1,953 ha (4,826 acres)
 • Total2,168
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01973400
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Barnau is a small village of 1953 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. Barnau depends on Phalodi, 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, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Barnau is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Barnau's pin code is 342309[4], and village code is 01973400. The area of Barnau is segregated as 22 hectares irrigated area, 1853.44 hectares unirrigated, the 30 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 48 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Barnau has One post office (Barnau B.O). The village is connected with a single bus service. Barnau 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.


Barnau is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2168 and has total administration over 327 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Barnau has 415 children, 235 boys and 180 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 379 (17.48%) males constitute 195 (8.99%) of the population and females 184 (8.49%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 31 (1.43%) males constitute 14 (0.65%) of the population and females 17 (0.78%).

Medical facility

  • Barnau has 3 hospitals in nearby town.
  • Barnau has 1 ayurvedic dispensary.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1012 people are literate in Barnau out of which 688 are males and 324 are females.

Barnau 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, 981 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 531 male, 450 female with 486 (49.54%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 372 males and 114 females. 210 males and 105 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 31 male and 5 female agricultural labor. 495 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 Phalodi and Jodhpur to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 342309 and Post Offices under 342309 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. "Pin Code 342309 and Post Offices under 342309 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  3. "342309 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. "Pincode 342309". Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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