Basthooni (Kishanganj, Baran)

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Coordinates: 25°06′N 76°31′E / 25.1°N 76.52°E / 25.1; 76.52Coordinates: 25°06′N 76°31′E / 25.1°N 76.52°E / 25.1; 76.52
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total2,805 ha (6,931 acres)
 • Total1,545
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code03905700
Vehicle registrationRJ-28
Sex ratio1000/929 /

Basthooni is a small village of 2805 hectares in Kishanganj Tehsil in Baran district 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. Basthooni depends on Baran, 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, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Basthooni is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Basthooni's pin code is 325216[4], and village code is 03905700. The area of Basthooni is segregated as 373 hectares irrigated area, 232 hectares unirrigated, the 62 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 85 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Basthooni has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Basthooni has Two banks, One credit society and One agricultural credit society 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.


Basthooni is a census village in the district of Baran, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1545 and has total administration over 322 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Basthooni has 193 children, 106 boys and 87 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 146 (9.45%) males constitute 78 (5.05%) of the population and females 68 (4.40%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 533 (34.50%) males constitute 287 (18.58%) of the population and females 246 (15.92%).

Medical facility

  • Basthooni has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 901 people are literate in Basthooni out of which 547 are males and 354 are females.

Basthooni has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 663 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 398 male, 265 female with 431 (65.01%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 366 males and 65 females. 173 males and 8 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 169 male and 53 female agricultural labor. 232 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 Baran to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 325216 and Post Offices under 325216 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  2. "Pin Code 325216 and Post Offices under 325216 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  3. "325216 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  4. "Pincode 325216". Retrieved 2021-05-20.

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