Balewa (Sheo, Barmer)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total4,982 ha (12,311 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total2,663
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02087800
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Balewa is a small village of 4982 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. Balewa 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, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Balewa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balewa's pin code is 344011[4], and village code is 02087800. The area of Balewa is segregated as 4140.42 hectares unirrigated, the 536.2 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 305.08 hectare area not available for cultivation.

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


Balewa is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 2663 and has total administration over 454 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balewa has 525 children, 277 boys and 248 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 888 (33.35%) males constitute 452 (16.97%) of the population and females 436 (16.37%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 453 (17.01%) males constitute 244 (9.16%) of the population and females 209 (7.85%).

Medical facility

  • Balewa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 989 people are literate in Balewa out of which 713 are males and 276 are females.

Balewa has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 2 Primary schools
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 1 Secondary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1004 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 656 male, 348 female with 534 (53.19%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 449 males and 85 females. 211 males and 23 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 160 male and 53 female agricultural labor. 470 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 344011 and Post Offices under 344011 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  2. "Pin Code 344011 and Post Offices under 344011 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  3. "344011 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  4. "Pincode 344011". Retrieved 2021-03-24.

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