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Akali (Sheo, Barmer)

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Akali is a small village of 3258 hectares in Sheo Tehsil in Barmer 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. Akali depends on BARMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, Two Wells supply, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Akali is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Akali's pin code is 344501[4], and village code is 02079900. The area of Akali is segregated as 2592.07 hectares unirrigated, the 604.9 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 61.04 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total3,258 ha (8,051 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total619
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02079900
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Akali 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.



Akali is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 619 and has total administration over 114 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Akali has 148 children, 87 boys and 61 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 464 (74.96%) males constitute 255 (41.20%) of the population and females 209 (33.76%).

Medical facility

  • Akali has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 286 people are literate in Akali out of which 189 are males and 97 are females.

Akali has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 177 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 156 male, 21 female with 165 (93.22%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 152 males and 13 females. 142 males and 9 females are considered as the main cultivators. 12 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 Barmer to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 344501 and Post Offices under 344501 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  2. "Pin Code 344501 and Post Offices under 344501 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  3. "344501 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  4. "Pincode 344501". Retrieved 2021-03-24.

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