Bhakhri (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
 • Total2,668 ha (6,593 acres)
 • Total744
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01931900
Vehicle registrationRJ-19

Bhakhri is a small village of 2668 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. Bhakhri depends on Phalodi, 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. Bhakhri is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Bhakhri's pin code is 342302[4], and village code is 01931900. The area of Bhakhri is segregated as 2319.32 hectares unirrigated, the 132 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 217 hectare area not available for cultivation.

The village is connected with a single bus service. Bhakhri 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.


Bhakhri is a census village in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 744 and has total administration over 119 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Bhakhri has 126 children, 72 boys and 54 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 292 (39.25%) males constitute 155 (20.83%) of the population and females 137 (18.41%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 46 (6.18%) males constitute 28 (3.76%) of the population and females 18 (2.42%).

Medical facility

  • Bhakhri has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 402 people are literate in Bhakhri out of which 282 are males and 120 are females.

Bhakhri 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, 389 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 200 male, 189 female with 365 (93.83%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 190 males and 175 females. 83 males and 112 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 65 male and 50 female agricultural labor. 24 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 342302 and Post Offices under 342302 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  2. "Pin Code 342302 and Post Offices under 342302 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  3. "342302 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  4. "Pincode 342302". Retrieved 2021-04-12.

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