Balwas (Kumbhalgarh, Rajsamand)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total142 ha (351 acres)
 • Total360
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code03005700

Balwas is a small village of 142 hectares in Kumbhalgarh Tehsil in Rajsamand district, known for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh 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. Balwas depends on NATHDWARA, 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, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - One river, Two canals and Two springs. Balwas is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Balwas's pin code is 313325[4], and village code is 03005700. The area of Balwas is segregated as 13 hectares irrigated area, 38 hectares unirrigated, remaining 90.7 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Balwas 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.


Balwas is a census village in the district of Rajsamand, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 360 and has total administration over 70 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Balwas has 69 children, 35 boys and 34 girls.
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 118 (32.78%) males constitute 61 (16.94%) of the population and females 57 (15.83%).

Medical facility

  • Balwas has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 172 people are literate in Balwas out of which 113 are males and 59 are females.

Balwas has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 110 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 103 male, 7 female with 52 (47.27%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 50 males and 2 females. 45 males and 2 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 1 male. 58 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 NATHDWARA and Rajsamand to sell juggary and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 313325 and Post Offices under 313325 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  2. "Pin Code 313325 and Post Offices under 313325 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  3. "313325 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "Pincode 313325". Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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