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Balkur Village Details

Balkur is a Village in Honavar Taluka , Uttar Kannad district and Karnataka State. Balkur village Pin code is 581423. Balkur Village Total population is 2758 and number of houses are 613. Female Population is 49.8%. Village literacy rate is 75.1% and the Female Literacy rate is 34.0%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 2758
Total No of Houses 613
Female Population % 49.8 % ( 1373)
Total Literacy rate % 75.1 % ( 2072)
Female Literacy rate 34.0 % ( 939)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 0.3 % ( 8)
Scheduled Caste Population % 0.0 % ( 0)
Working Population % 43.5 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 247
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 46.6 % ( 115)

Location and Administration

Balkur Village Gram Panchayath name is Balkoor. Balkur is 21 km distance from Sub District HeadQuarter Honnavar and it is 114 km distance from District HeadQuarter Karwar. Nearest Statutory Town is Honavar in 21 km Distance . Balkur Total area is 92.89 hectares, Forest area is 256.99 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 45.88 hectares,Total irrigated area is 92.89 hectares andTotal Water fall area is 0 hectares


Govt Primary and Govt Middle Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Private Disabled School is in Siddapur. Nearest Govt Arts and Science Degree College is in Manki. Nearest Govt Senior Secondary School is in Idagunji. Nearest Govt ITA College is in Honnavar. Nearest Govt Secondary School is in Honnavara. Nearest Private Polytechnic College is in Murdeswara. Nearest Private Pre Primary School is in Kodani. Nearest Private Engineering College and Private MBA college are in Bhatkal. Nearest Govt Medical College is in Hubli.


1 Primary Health care centre , 1 Primary Health Sub-Centre , 1 Maternity And Child Welfare centre , 1 TB Clinic , 1 Veterinary Hospital , 1 Family Welfare centre , 1 MBBS Doctor Practice , 1 Medical Shop are available in this village.


Paddy and Arecanut are agriculture commodities grow in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 92.89 hectares from Boreholes/Tube wells 35.46 hectares is the Source of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Treated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer also available. Covered Well, Hand Pump and Tube Wells/Boreholes are other Drinking Water sources.
No Drainage System Available in this Village. This Village Covered Under Total Sanitation. There is no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


LandLine available. Mobile Coverage is available. There is no Internet Centre in less than 10 km. No Private Courier Facility in less than 10 km.


Nearest Public Bus service available in 5 - 10 km. Private Bus service available in this village. There is no Railway Station in less than 10 km.

No Nearest National Highway in less than 10 km. No Nearest State Highway in less than 10 km. No Nearest District Road in less than 10 km.
Pucca road, Kuccha Road, Macadam Road, Water ways and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


ATM available in this village. Commercial Bank available in this village. Cooperative Bank available in this village.

Other Amenities

Anganwadi centre, ASHA, Birth & Death registration office, Public library, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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