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Subject: Daspur (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Ghatal (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Ghatal subdivision, Kharar, Ghatal
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Daspur I (community development block)

Daspur I
দাসপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Daspur I is located in West Bengal
Daspur I
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 166.58 km2 (64.32 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 175,331
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency Daspur, Ghatal
Website .in.govpaschimmedinipur

Daspur I (community development block) is an administrative division in Ghatal subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Daspur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Daspur.[1][2]


  • Geography 1
    • Gram panchayats 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3


Daspur is located at .

Daspur I community development block has an area of 166.58  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Daspur I block/ panchayat samiti are: Basudevpur, Daspur I, Daspur II, Nandanpur I, Nandanpur II, Nij-Narajole, Panchberia, Rajnagar, Sarberia I and Sarberia II.[3]


As per 2001 census, Daspur I block had a total population of 175,331, out of which 86,872 were males and 88,459 were females. Daspur I block registered a population growth of 10.60 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
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