Balawas (Bansur, Alwar)

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Coordinates: 27°32′59″N 76°38′08″E / 27.549780°N 76.635539°E / 27.549780; 76.635539Coordinates: 27°32′59″N 76°38′08″E / 27.549780°N 76.635539°E / 27.549780; 76.635539
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total387 ha (956 acres)
 • Total2,952
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00871500
Vehicle registrationRJ-02

Balawas is a small village of 387 hectares in Bansur Tehsil in Alwar 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. Balawas depends on KOTPUTLI, 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, One tubewell, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Balawas is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balawas's pin code is 301402[4], and village code is 00871500. The area of Balawas is segregated as 337 hectares irrigated area, 24 hectares unirrigated, the 5 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 21 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Balawas is a census village in the district of Alwar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2952 and has total administration over 478 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balawas has 406 children, 220 boys and 186 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 255 (8.64%) males constitute 130 (4.40%) of the population and females 125 (4.23%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 133 (4.51%) males constitute 72 (2.44%) of the population and females 61 (2.07%).

Medical facility

  • Balawas has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1842 people are literate in Balawas out of which 1128 are males and 714 are females.

Balawas 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, 1431 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 768 male, 663 female with 1339 (93.57%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 721 males and 618 females. 368 males and 478 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 118 male and 109 female agricultural labor. 92 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 KOTPUTLI and Alwar to sell earthen pot and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 301402 and Post Offices under 301402 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  2. "Pin Code 301402 and Post Offices under 301402 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  3. "301402 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  4. "Pincode 301402". Retrieved 2021-04-02.

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