The Department of local self Government is the controlling Department of all municipalities for all administrative purposes. It also performs monitoring and co-ordination function at the state level for all the 187 municipal bodies of the state.
Beawar is a town and a Municipality in Ajmer District in the State of Rajasthan. The city was founded by Colonel Dixon in 1835 as a military cantonment, at an important location between Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. It was named after a local village called Beawar Khas by the British. It is located at 184 kilometres southwest of the state capital Jaipur, amidst Aravali hill and along the National Highway No.8. As of 2011 India census, Beawar has a population of 1,45,809. Beawar is developing fast due to its locational advantage and its proximity to the Delhi - Mumbai Industrial Corridor which are reflected in rapid growth of the town. It is soon to become a district.