Balawas (Todabhim, Karauli)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total270 ha (670 acres)
 • Total476
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01186900
Vehicle registrationRJ-34

Balawas is a small village of 270 hectares in Todabhim Tehsil in Karauli 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 TODABHIM, 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, 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 322238[4], and village code is 01186900. The area of Balawas is segregated as 97.54 hectares irrigated area, 117.1 hectares unirrigated, the 6.04 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 49.43 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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 Karauli, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 476 and has total administration over 94 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balawas has 87 children, 41 boys and 46 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 281 (59.03%) males constitute 152 (31.93%) of the population and females 129 (27.10%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 2 (0.42%) males constitute 1 (0.21%) of the population and females 1 (0.21%).

Medical facility

  • Balawas has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 298 people are literate in Balawas out of which 190 are males and 108 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, 233 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 136 male, 97 female with 125 (53.65%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 106 males and 19 females. 39 males and 15 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 17 male and 3 female agricultural labor. 108 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 TODABHIM and Karauli to sell earthen pots and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 322238 and Post Offices under 322238 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-17.
  2. "Pin Code 322238 and Post Offices under 322238 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-17.
  3. "322238 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-17.
  4. "Pincode 322238". Retrieved 2021-03-17.

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