Balod (Keshoraipatan, Bundi)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total652 ha (1,611 acres)
 • Total733
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02754500
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-08
Sex ratio922 /

Balod is a small village of 652 hectares in Keshoraipatan Tehsil in Bundi district, also known as a city of stepwells in the State of Rajasthan, India.[1] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Balod depends on KAPRAIN, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[2] 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 - One river, Two canals and Two springs. Balod is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balod's pin code is 323301[3], and village code is 02754500. The area of Balod is segregated as 275.36 hectares irrigated area, 2.36 hectares unirrigated, the 84.91 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 82.44 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balod 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.


Balod is a census village in the district of Bundi, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 733 and has total administration over 160 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balod has 65 children, 36 boys and 29 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 101 (13.78%) males constitute 53 (7.23%) of the population and females 48 (6.55%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 592 (80.76%) males constitute 318 (43.38%) of the population and females 274 (37.38%).

Medical facility

  • Balod has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 462 people are literate in Balod out of which 295 are males and 167 are females.

Balod 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, 282 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 198 male, 84 female with 246 (87.23%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 194 males and 52 females. 144 males and 48 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 43 male and 3 female agricultural labor. 36 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 KAPRAIN and Bundi to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 323301 and Post Offices under 323301 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  2. "323301 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  3. "Pincode 323301". Retrieved 2021-03-13.

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