Betqui (Goa)

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Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total629 ha (1,554 acres)
 • Total1,707
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00018900

Betqui is a small village of 629 hectares in Ponda Tehsil in North Goa district, known and rated to have the best quality of life in India (based on the commission’s “12 Indicators”)[2] in the state of Goa, India.[3] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Betqui depends on PONDA, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well 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 One spring. Betqui is also near by One lake. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Betqui's pin code is 403107[5], and village code is 00018900. The area of Betqui is segregated as 71.83 hectares irrigated area, 235.78 hectares unirrigated, the 100.64 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 220.46 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Betqui has One post office (Betki B.O). The village is connected with a single bus service. Betqui has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with One recreational center.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Betqui is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 1707 and has total administration over 382 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Betqui has 151 children, 77 boys and 74 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 80 (4.69%) males constitute 42 (2.46%) of the population and females 38 (2.23%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 698 (40.89%) males constitute 353 (20.68%) of the population and females 345 (20.21%).

Medical facility

  • Betqui has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 1321 people are literate in Betqui out of which 726 are males and 595 are females.

Betqui has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 5 Primary schools
  • 1 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 633 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 474 male, 159 female with 366 (57.82%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 284 males and 82 females. 29 males and 13 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 11 male and 7 female agricultural labor. 267 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 PONDA and North Goa to sell cashew nuts and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  2. Reports of the finance commissions of India: First Finance Commission to the Twelfth Finance Commission: the complete report. India. Finance Commission. Academic Foundation. 2005. p. 268. ISBN 978-81-7188-474-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "Pin Code 403107 and Post Offices under 403107 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403107 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403107". Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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