Arang (Sheo, Barmer)

Arang is a small village of 3037 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. Arang depends on BARMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, 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. Arang is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Arang's pin code is 344701[4], and village code is 02098700. The area of Arang is segregated as 9 hectares irrigated area, 1858 hectares unirrigated, the 1081 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 89.16 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total3,037 ha (7,505 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total1,271
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02098700
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Arang has One post office (Arang B.O) and One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Arang 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.


Arang is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1271 and has total administration over 190 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Arang has 281 children, 153 boys and 128 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 38 (2.99%) males constitute 20 (1.57%) of the population and females 18 (1.42%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 46 (3.62%) males constitute 23 (1.81%) of the population and females 23 (1.81%).

Medical facility

  • Arang has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 575 people are literate in Arang out of which 402 are males and 173 are females.

Arang 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, 626 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 328 male, 298 female with 226 (36.1%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 163 males and 63 females. 133 males and 52 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 6 female agricultural labor. 400 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 344701 and Post Offices under 344701 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  2. "Pin Code 344701 and Post Offices under 344701 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  3. "344701 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  4. "Pincode 344701". Retrieved 2021-03-25.

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