Alwas (Degana, Nagaur)

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Coordinates: 27°12′N 73°44′E / 27.2°N 73.73°E / 27.2; 73.73Coordinates: 27°12′N 73°44′E / 27.2°N 73.73°E / 27.2; 73.73
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total239 ha (591 acres)
 • Total451
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01852400
Vehicle registrationRJ-21
Sex ratio1000/950 /

Alwas is a small village of 239 hectares in Degana Tehsil in Nagaur 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. Alwas depends on Merta City, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Alwas is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Well. Alwas's pin code is 341514[4], and village code is 01852400. The area of Alwas is segregated as 27 hectares irrigated area, 206 hectares unirrigated, the 4 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 2 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Alwas has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Alwas 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.


Alwas is a census village in the district of Nagaur, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 451 and has total administration over 90 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Alwas has 67 children, 31 boys and 36 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 91 (20.18%) males constitute 43 (9.53%) of the population and females 48 (10.64%).

Medical facility

  • Alwas has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 236 people are literate in Alwas out of which 152 are males and 84 are females.

Alwas has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 231 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 118 male, 113 female with 182 (78.79%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 93 males and 89 females. 79 males and 80 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 9 male and 8 female agricultural labor. 49 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 Merta City and Nagaur to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 341514 and Post Offices under 341514 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-24.
  2. "Pin Code 341514 and Post Offices under 341514 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-24.
  3. "341514 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-24.
  4. "Pincode 341514". Retrieved 2021-04-24.

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