Bastawa (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
 • Total1,846 ha (4,562 acres)
 • Total2,257
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01982200
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Bastawa is a small village of 1846 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. Bastawa 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 One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Bastawa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Bastawa's pin code is 342023[4], and village code is 01982200. The area of Bastawa is segregated as 25 hectares irrigated area, 1067 hectares unirrigated, the 106 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 648 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Bastawa is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2257 and has total administration over 384 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Bastawa has 374 children, 199 boys and 175 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 375 (16.61%) males constitute 208 (9.22%) of the population and females 167 (7.40%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 66 (2.92%) males constitute 32 (1.42%) of the population and females 34 (1.51%).

Medical facility

  • Bastawa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1291 people are literate in Bastawa out of which 845 are males and 446 are females.

Bastawa has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 3 Primary schools
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 1 Secondary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1254 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 673 male, 581 female with 427 (34.05%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 325 males and 102 females. 186 males and 41 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 49 male and 36 female agricultural labor. 827 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 wood furniture and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 342023 and Post Offices under 342023 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. "Pin Code 342023 and Post Offices under 342023 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  3. "342023 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. "Pincode 342023". Retrieved 2021-04-13.

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