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Rajnagar (community development block)


Rajnagar (community development block)

Community development block
Rajnagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Suri
 • Total 85.41 sq mi (221.20 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 69,698
 • Density 820/sq mi (315/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 58.26 per cent

Rajnagar (community development block) (Bengali: রাজনগর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Rajnagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rajnagar.[1][2]


  • Geography 1
    • Gram panchayats 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Literacy 3
  • References 4


Rajnagar is located at .

Rajnagar community development block has an area of 221.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Rajnagar block/panchayat samiti are: Bhabanipur, Chandrapur, Gangmuri-Joypur, Rajnagar and Tantipara.[3]


As per 2001 census, Rajnagar block had a total population of 69,698, out of which 35,545 were males and 34,153 were females. Rajnagar block registered a population growth of 13.26 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 24,087 formed over one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 11,064.[5]


As per 2001 census, Rajnagar block had a total literacy of 58.26 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 70.40 per cent female literacy was 45.68 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
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