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Kheri Shilla

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Country  India
District  Nagaur
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation  423 m
ISO 3166 code  ISO 3166-2:IN
State  Rajasthan
Tehsil  Makrana
PIN  341504
Population  5,000 (2001)

Kheri Shilla is a village in Makrana tehsil in Nagaur district, Rajasthan, India. It is 7 km from Gachhipura. Other names for Kheri Shella are Mundelo Ki kheri and Guda Kheri, and the latest name of is Devnagari Kheri Sheela.


Map of Shila Kheri, Haryana 126112


It is an old village, which, before independence (1947) was under Jodhpur riyasat. The village is currently in Makaran Tahsil but was formerly in Parbatsar tahsil. Culturaliy it is predominantly Rajasthani (Marwari).Kheri Sheela is small village located in Makrana Tehsil of Nagaur district, Rajasthan with total 244 families residing. The Kheri Sheela village has population of 1199 of which 588 are males while 611 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kheri Sheela village population of children with age 0-6 is 167 which makes up 13.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kheri Sheela village is 1039 which is higher than Rajasthan state average of 928. Child Sex Ratio for the Kheri Sheela as per census is 965, higher than Rajasthan average of 888.

Kheri Sheela village has lower literacy rate compared to Rajasthan. In 2011, literacy rate of Kheri Sheela village was 53.39 % compared to 66.11 % of Rajasthan. In Kheri Sheela Male literacy stands at 67.59 % while female literacy rate was 39.89 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kheri Sheela village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Caste Factor Kheri Sheela village of Nagaur has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.52 % of total population in Kheri Sheela village. The village Kheri Sheela currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Oldest Pakka House Made by Didwaniya Family before 200 year . In these days only one room kept by Deedwaniya family for symbolic for history .


The economy of the village is based on agriculture. Bajra (pearl millet), moong (mung beans), till (sesame) & jowar (sorghum) are the main crops during the rainy season.

The area is known for supplying oxen for traditional agriculture, although they used to be supplied to other states in India, they are no longer as popular.

It is one of the villages of Makarana mundal, which is known for supplying marble especially white marble, worldwide.Work Profile In Kheri Sheela village out of total population, 636 were engaged in work activities. 70.13 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.87 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 636 workers engaged in Main Work, 361 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer. Particulars Total Male Female Total No. of Houses 244 - - Population 1,199 588 611 Child (0-6) 167 85 82 Schedule Caste 330 162 168 Schedule Tribe 0 0 0 Literacy 53.39 % 67.59 % 39.89 % Total Workers 636 301 335 Main Worker 446 0 0 Marginal Worker 190 0 0

Nearby villages and features

The surrounding villages are Guda-Barnel to the south, Altawa to the north, to the west is Bajoli and to the east Kuchipala. The nearest towns are Gachhipura, Degana and Makrana

Around 9 km away is a mountain called Bhakri, which is a source of tungsten.

About 43 km away is an area with a large source of salt-water, where the Indian govt. has established a sodium production plant.

Approx five km away is Banka Patti, so called because people are getting joint pain problems. This is a biological disorder caused by the local heavy salty water containing lot of fluoride.

Harnawa is a village in Parbatsar tehsil. The village situated midway between Degana railway station and Parbatsar town. It is known as the birthplace of Ranabai, a revered warrior girl, born in 1543 AD (aksya trirtya), into the family of Jalam Singh.


  • Charbhuja Temple
  • Devnarayan Darbar Devnagari Kheri sheela
  • Veer tejaji mandir
  • Keshriya kanwar ji ka mandir
  • Junjar ka mandir
  • Hanuman ji Temple
  • Mata ji ka chabutara
  • Nearby tourist places

    These include

  • Nagaur
  • Pushkar
  • Kuchaman
  • Ajmer
  • Kishangarh
  • Tal Chhapar Sanctuary
  • Population

    The population of Kheri Shilla is 5000.


    70% of the population is Choudhary Mundel but other castes also live in the village including Brahmin, Maheshwari, Jangir, Megwal, Bawari, Charan and Gurjjar.


  • Govt. sec. school kheri shilla
  • Govt upper primary sanshkrit school kheri shilla
  • Gram panchyat
  • Transport


  • The nearest airport, Sanganeer Airport, is 154 km away
  • Railway Stations

  • Gachnipura - for Rajasthan, Nagaur, Degana is 7 km away.
  • Degana Junction - for Rajasthan, Nagaur, Degana is 17 km away.
  • Bus routes

  • Degana - Parbatsar
  • Gachipura - Ajmer
  • Parbatsar - Nagour
  • References

    Kheri Shilla Wikipedia

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