Balotra

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Balotra
City
Balotra is located in Rajasthan
Balotra
Balotra
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°50′N 72°14′E / 25.83°N 72.23°E / 25.83; 72.23Coordinates: 25°50′N 72°14′E / 25.83°N 72.23°E / 25.83; 72.23
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBarmer
Government
 • TypeMayor (Chairperson)
 • BodyMunicipal Corporations
Elevation
106 m (348 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total74,496
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, marwadi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
344022
Telephone code02988
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-39
Websitebalotra.moxrathore.com

Balotra is a city in Barmer District of Rajasthan state in India. It is about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Barmer city.

Geography[edit]

Balotra is located at 25°50′N 72°14′E / 25.83°N 72.23°E / 25.83; 72.23.[1] It has an average elevation of 106 metres (347 feet).

बालोतरा आद्योगिक क्षैत्र की दिशा में शहर की तस्वीर
बालोतरा का सम्पूर्ण दृश्य
बालोतरा निर्माणाधीन ब्रिज ड्रोन दर्शय

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Balotra had a population of 61,724. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Balotra has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Means of transport[edit]

Balotra railways stations

The station code is BLT.
Time Table as per 23/03/2022
Plz Verify with Indian Railways Official Train Enquiry Site [3]
Earlier a metre gauge line was passed through Balotra that was converted to broad gauge. Balotra is well connected to other cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur and New Delhi.[4]

बालोतरा रेल्वे स्टेशन
रात्रि में बालोतरा रेल्वे स्टेशन का बाहरी चित्र
# Train No. Name Type Arr. Dep. Halt Class Run Days
01 15631 BME GHY Express Mail & Express 00.45 00.50 5 2A 3A PC SL 2S M
02 14895 JU BME EXP Mail & Express 01.14 01.19 5 GN Daily
03 14661 BME JAT Express Mail & Express 01.18 01.23 5 1A+2A 2A 3A SL 2S M W Sa
04 14662 JAT BME Express Mail & Express 01.45 01.50 5 1A+2A 2A 3A SL 2S Su Tu F
05 04840 BME JU PASS SPL Passenger Special 02.05 02.10 5 GN Daily
06 14805 YPR BME AC EXP Mail & Express 02.32 02.37 5 1A 2A PC 3A W
07 20490 Jaipur Barmer Superfast Superfast 04.13 04.18 5 2A 3A SL GS M Tu Th F Su
08 20488 Delhi Barmer Superfast Superfast 04.13 04.18 5 2A 3A SL GS W Sa
09 12323 HWH BME EXP Superfast 04.52 04.57 5 1A+2A 2A 3A SL 2S Th Su
10 15632 GHY BME EXP Mail & Express 06.25 06.30 5 2A 3A PC SL 2S Sa
11 14896 BME JU EXP Mail & Express 06.31 06.36 5 GN Daily
12 14888 BME Rishikesh Express Mail & Express 08.38 08.43 5 2A 3A SL 2S Daily
13 04843 JU BME PASS SPL Passenger Special 11.30 11.35 5 GN Daily
14 04844 BME JU PASS SPL Passenger Special 14.44 14.49 5 GN Daily
15 04839 JU BME PASS SPL Passenger Special 16.05 16.10 5 GN Daily
16 12324 BME HWH Express Superfast 17.00 17.05 5 1A+2A 2A 3A SL 2S W Sa
17 14887 Rishikesh BME Express Mail & Express 18.14 18.19 5 2A 3A SL 2S Daily
18 20489 Barmer Jaipur Superfast Superfast 23.01 23.06 5 2A 3A SL GS T W F Sa Su
19 20487 Barmer Delhi Superfast Superfast 23.01 23.06 5 2A 3A SL GS M Th
20 14806 BME YPR AC EXP Mail & Express 23.13 23.18 5 1A 2A PC 3A Th
बालोतरा रेल्वे स्टेशन

The station code is BLT. Earlier a metre gauge line passed through Balotra that was converted to broad gauge. Balotra is connected to other cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur and Chandigarh.[5]

Bus service

Balotra has both private and RSTRC Bus services for various cities of India like Jodhpur, Pali, Barmar, Jalore, Kota, Bikaner, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmadabad, Pune, Mumbai, Surat, Vadodara etc. The bus for Jodhpur and Barmar is in every 30 minutes. [6] [7] The bus for Jalore is in every 30 minutes .[8] The bus for Pali is in every 60 minutes. The bus for cities Jaipur, Ahmedabad,[8] Pune, Surat, etc. is in both morning and nights. [9] The nearest airport from Balotra is Jodhpur airport, 100 km away from Balotra.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balotra
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "NTES".
  4. ^ "बाड़मेर से हरिद्वार जा रही कालका एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन का बालोतरा में इंजन फेल, दो घंटे देरी से पहुंची जोधपुर". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 3 December 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  5. ^ "बाड़मेर से हरिद्वार जा रही कालका एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन का बालोतरा में इंजन फेल, दो घंटे देरी से पहुंची जोधपुर". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 3 December 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  6. ^ "बालोतरा जल्द ही बनेगा जिला सीएम गहलोत दे सकते हैं नए जिलों की सौगात". Balotra News (in Hindi). 21 February 2022. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  7. ^ "सोमवार से बाड़मेर-जोधपुर रूट पर 2 रोडवेज बसें और चलेंगी, अब तीन बस सेवा प्रतिदिन". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 6 June 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  8. ^ a b "बालोतरा-जालोर रूट रोडवेज की 4 बसें शुरू". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 12 June 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  9. ^ "बालोतरा नगरपरिषद:बालोतरा के विकास पर अगले वित्तीय वर्ष में खर्च होंगे 160 करोड़". Balotra News (in Hindi). 13 February 2022. Retrieved 13 February 2022.