Basnitarda (Osian, 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
 • Total317 ha (783 acres)
 • Total268
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01938300
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Basnitarda is a small village of 317 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. Basnitarda depends on Jodhpur, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Basnitarda is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Basnitarda's pin code is 342312[4], and village code is 01938300. The area of Basnitarda is segregated as 10.68 hectares irrigated area, 272.33 hectares unirrigated, remaining 34.24 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Basnitarda has One public telephone. Basnitarda 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.


Basnitarda is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 268 and has total administration over 40 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Basnitarda has 68 children, 32 boys and 36 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 45 (16.79%) males constitute 21 (7.84%) of the population and females 24 (8.96%).

Medical facility

  • Basnitarda has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 92 people are literate in Basnitarda out of which 65 are males and 27 are females.

Basnitarda has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 149 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 72 male, 77 female with 144 (96.64%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 72 males and 72 females. 71 males and 72 females are considered as the main cultivators. 5 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 342312 and Post Offices under 342312 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  2. "Pin Code 342312 and Post Offices under 342312 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  3. "342312 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  4. "Pincode 342312". Retrieved 2021-04-12.

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