Balai (Sheo, Barmer)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total4,431 ha (10,949 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total821
 • Density19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02095300
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Balai is a small village of 4431 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. Balai 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, 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. Balai is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tanker. Balai's pin code is 344701[4], and village code is 02095300. The area of Balai is segregated as 2693.77 hectares unirrigated, the 1016.12 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 721.51 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balai has One post office (Balai B.O). Balai 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.


Balai is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 821 and has total administration over 135 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balai has 165 children, 103 boys and 62 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 57 (6.94%) males constitute 32 (3.90%) of the population and females 25 (3.05%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 1 (0.12%) males constitute 1 (0.12%) of the population and females 0 (0.0%).

Medical facility

  • Balai has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 342 people are literate in Balai out of which 257 are males and 85 are females.

Balai has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 454 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 224 male, 230 female with 160 (35.24%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 122 males and 38 females. 76 males and 37 females are considered as the main cultivators. 294 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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