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Dhupguri (community development block)


Dhupguri (community development block)

ধুপগুড়ি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Dhupguri is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
 • Total 535.27 km2 (206.67 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 417,519
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dhupguri, Nagrakata, Madarihat
Website .in.govjalpaiguri

Dhupguri (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dhupguri and Banarhat police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dhupguri. Municipalities include Dhupguri while the census towns in this block are: Banarhat and Binnaguri.[1][2]


  • Geography 1
    • Gram panchayats 1.1
  • Administration 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Transport 4
  • References 5


Dhupguri is located at .

Dhupguri community development block has an area of 535.27  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Dhupguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Banarhat I, Banarhat II, Barogharia, Binnaguri, Chamurchi, Gadhearkuthi, Gadong I, Gadong II, Jharaltagram I, Jharaltagram II, Magurmari I, Magurmari II, Sakoajhora I, Sakoajhora II, Salbari I and Salbari II.Total GP - 16.[3]


Sumendra Dutraj WBCS (Exe) , Block Development Officer, Thinlay Phuntsok Bhutia , Joint Block Development Officer , Pinaki Ranjan Sarkar, Sub-Asst. Engineer (Rural Work Prog), Debabrata Sanyal , Panchayat Development Officer , Nishikanta Kujur , Asst. Programme Officer , Bikash Chandra Roy , Asst. Programme Officer , Smt. Nirupama Roy , Women Development Officer, Smt. Manikya Sarkar , Fishery Extension Officer, Biswajit Roy , Sub-Asst. Engineer (Relief), Sunirmal Ghosh , Sub Asst. Engineer (Block Plan), Goutam Ghoshal , Sub-Asst. Engineer (Rural Water supply) , Tirthankar Chakraborty , Block Disaster Management Officer , Nirmal Prasad Chakraborty , Block Welfare Officer, Pranesh Biswas , Co-operative Inspector, Mani Sonar (Rasaily) , Accountant-cum-Head Clerk


As per 2001 census, Dhupguri block had a total population of 417,519, out of which 217,015 were males and 200,504 were females. Dhupguri block registered a population growth of 20.89 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


NH 31 passes through the block.


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
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