Balwara (Jalor)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total2,571 ha (6,353 acres)
 • Total5,206
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02290300
Vehicle registrationRJ-16, RJ -46
Nearest citySirohi, Barmer, Mehsana, Jodhpur

Balwara is a small village of 2571 hectares in Jalor Tehsil in Jalor district, also known as Granite City 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. Balwara depends on JALOR, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, which is 277.00% of the total supply, Two tanks, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Balwara is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Balwara's pin code is 343042[4], and village code is 02290300. The area of Balwara is segregated as 648 hectares irrigated area, 1579 hectares unirrigated, the 212 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 131.71 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balwara has One post office (Balwara B.O) and Sixty Two public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Balwara has Two banks, One credit society and One agricultural credit society 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.


Balwara is a census village in the district of Jalor, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 5206 and has total administration over 1030 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balwara has 891 children, 458 boys and 433 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 1252 (24.05%) males constitute 631 (12.12%) of the population and females 621 (11.93%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 915 (17.58%) males constitute 476 (9.14%) of the population and females 439 (8.43%).

Medical facility

  • Balwara has 3 hospitals in nearby town.
  • Balwara has 1 ayurvedic dispensary.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1877 people are literate in Balwara out of which 1233 are males and 644 are females.

Balwara has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 2399 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1304 male, 1095 female with 1817 (75.74%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 1193 males and 624 females. 201 males and 105 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 297 male and 257 female agricultural labor. 582 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 Jalor to sell leather shoes and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 343042 and Post Offices under 343042 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 343042 and Post Offices under 343042 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "343042 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 343042". Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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