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Shyampur I (community development block)

Shyampur I
Community development block
Shyampur I is located in West Bengal
Shyampur I
Shyampur I
Location in West Bengal
Country India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Uluberia
Assembly constituency Shyampur, Uluberia Dakshin
 • Total 43.98 sq mi (113.92 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 182,333
 • Density 4,150/sq mi (1,601/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 72.65 per cent

Shyampur I (Bengali: শ্যামপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Shyampur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Shyampur.[1][2]


Radhapur, a constituent panchayat of Shyampur I block, is located at .

Shyampur I community development block has an area of 113.92  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Shyampur I block/panchayat samiti are: Balichaturi, Baneswarpur I, Baneswarpur II, Belari, Dhandali, Dingakhola, Kamalpur, Nabagram, Radhapur and Shyampur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Shyampur I block had a total population of 182,333, out of which 92,921 were males and 89,412 were females. Shyampur I block registered a population growth of 14.93 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 34,580 formed around one-sixth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,110.[5]


As per 2001 census, Shyampur I block had a total literacy of 72.65 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 81.18 per cent female literacy was 63.79 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[6]


Jagatballavpur area exchange with code 3214 serves: Ajodhya, Amta, Bagnan, Bakshihat, Chitrasenpur, Gangadharpur, Jagatballavpur, Kalyanpur, Kanpur-Pinas, Panchla, Shyampur, and Udaynarayanpur.[7]

External links

  • Map of Howrah district


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". 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 2011-10-15. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  7. ^ "Adjacent Area Dialling Schemes". BSNL. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
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