Thar City, Barmer

Barmer, Barmer, 344001
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A tiny yet lively town in sun-drenched
sands, Barmer is a miniature
Rajasthan with all its color, warmth
and tradition. Once called Mallani
(12th century AD) the present Barmer
is a district of Rajasthan state, India
formed in 1949 upon the merger of
Jodhpur state in the United States of
Great Rajasthan, is a cluster of ancient
paraganas-Mallani Baytu, Shiv,
Pachpadra, Siwana and the Chohatan
area.
Barmer is one of the administrative
districts of Rajasthan located in the
western part of Rajasthan. Presently
the Barmer district is in news due to
its large Oil basin. The British
exploration company Cairn Energy has
started the production in the year
2009 on the large scale. Mangala,
Bhagyam and Aishwariya are the major
oil fields in the district. This is India's
biggest oil discovery in 22 years. And
20% oil of total production of oil in
while India produced in Barmer. Cairn
works in partnership with state owned
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
(ONGC). In March 2010, Cairn
increased oil potential from this field
to 6.5 billion barrels of oil – from an
earlier estimate of 4 billion barrels.
Also India’s leading electricity
production from Lignite, JSW Energy
has already its plant in Barmer for
electricity production. And sonly many
more industries going to start their
operation in Barmer too. Barmer is
fast growing city of India in upcoming
future and many people’s from country
and outsides are working here and this
number will increase in near future.

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