Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

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Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total91
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00043500

Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti is a small village of hectares in Nancowry Tehsil in Nicobar district in the Union territory of andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti depends on Port Blair, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well 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. Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Well. Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti's pin code is 744303[4], and village code is 00043500.

Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti 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.


Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti is a census village in the district of Nicobar, andaman & Nicobar Islands. The village has a total population of 91 and has total administration over 22 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti has 20 children, 8 boys and 12 girls.
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 90 (98.90%) males constitute 47 (51.65%) of the population and females 43 (47.25%).

Medical facility

  • Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 67 people are literate in Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti out of which 39 are males and 28 are females.

Al-Hit-Touch/Balu Basti has the following educational facilities:

  • 2 Education facilities
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 22 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 15 male, 7 female with 16 (72.73%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 10 males and 6 females. 0 males and 0 females are considered as the main cultivators. 6 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 Port Blair and Nicobar to sell - and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 744303 and Post Offices under 744303 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  2. "Pin Code 744303 and Post Offices under 744303 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  3. "744303 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  4. "Pincode 744303". Retrieved 2021-03-02.

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