Balasar (Sheo, Barmer)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,325 ha (3,274 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total765
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02089800
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Balasar is a small village of 1325 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. Balasar 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, One tank, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Balasar is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Balasar's pin code is 344701[4], and village code is 02089800. The area of Balasar is segregated as 946.53 hectares unirrigated, the 225 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 153 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Balasar is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 765 and has total administration over 113 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balasar has 163 children, 85 boys and 78 girls.

Medical facility

  • Balasar has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 389 people are literate in Balasar out of which 265 are males and 124 are females.

Balasar 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, 415 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 217 male, 198 female with 336 (80.96%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 179 males and 157 females. 111 males and 146 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 1 female agricultural labor. 79 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 2021-03-24.
  2. "Pin Code 344701 and Post Offices under 344701 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  3. "344701 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  4. "Pincode 344701". Retrieved 2021-03-24.

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