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Burdwan I (community development block)

Burdwan I
Community development block
Burdwan I is located in West Bengal
Burdwan I
Burdwan I
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bardhaman-Durgapur
Assembly constituency Bardhaman Uttar, Bhatar
Area
 • Total 96.68 sq mi (250.41 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 179,774
 • Density 1,860/sq mi (718/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 68.83 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Burdwan I (community development block) (Bengali: বর্ধমান I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bardhaman Sadar North subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bardhaman police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mirzapur and Kamnara.[1][2]

Geography

Baghar, a constituent panchayat of Burdwan I block, is located at .

Burdwan I community development block has an area of 250.41  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Burdwan I block/panchayat samiti are: Baghar I, Baghar II, Belkash, Bondul I, Kshetia, Kurmun I, Rayan I, Rayan II and Saraitikar.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Burdwan I block had a total population of 179,774, out of which 92,276 were males and 87,498 were females. Burdwan I block registered a population growth of 23.93 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 61,087 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 12,309.[5]

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Burdwan I block had a total literacy of 68.83 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 77.68 per cent female literacy was 59.42 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links

  • District map showing blocks

References

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