Banwa (Ramsar, Barmer)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,139 ha (2,815 acres)
227 m (745 ft)
 • Total462
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02227800
Vehicle registrationRJ-04

Banwa is a small village of 1139 hectares in Ramsar 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. Banwa depends on BARMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Banwa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Banwa's pin code is 344502[4], and village code is 02227800. The area of Banwa is segregated as 1033.99 hectares unirrigated, the 52 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 53 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Banwa 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.


Banwa is a census village in the district of Barmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 462 and has total administration over 71 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Banwa has 92 children, 52 boys and 40 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 19 (4.11%) males constitute 10 (2.16%) of the population and females 9 (1.95%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 9 (1.95%) males constitute 5 (1.08%) of the population and females 4 (0.87%).

Medical facility

  • Banwa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 212 people are literate in Banwa out of which 141 are males and 71 are females.

Banwa has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 234 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 122 male, 112 female with 98 (41.88%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 96 males and 2 females. 89 males are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 1 male. 136 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 rope making and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 344502 and Post Offices under 344502 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  2. "Pin Code 344502 and Post Offices under 344502 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  3. "344502 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  4. "Pincode 344502". Retrieved 2021-03-24.

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