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Suri I (community development block)

Suri I
Community development block
Suri I is located in West Bengal
Suri I
Suri I
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Suri
 • Total 59.99 sq mi (155.38 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 96,485
 • Density 1,610/sq mi (621/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 62.54 per cent

Suri I (community development block) (Bengali: সিউড়ি I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Suri and Sadaipur police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Barabagan.[1][2]


Karidhya, a constituent panchayat of Suri I block, is located at .

Suri I community development block has an area of 155.38  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Suri I block/panchayat samiti are: Alunda, Bhurkuna, Karidhya, Khatanga, Mallikpur, Nagari and Tilpara.[3]


As per 2001 census, Suri I block had a total population of 96,485, out of which 49,942 were males and 46,543 were females. Suri I block registered a population growth of 24.61 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 35,711 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 8,874.[5]


As per 2001 census, Suri I block had a total literacy of 62.54 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 72.33 per cent female literacy was 51.96 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]


Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station is located partly in Suri I block.[7]


Official Website of Suri-I Development Block

  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. 
  7. ^ Sarajit Pramanick, Birbhumer Ahankar:Bakreshwar Tapbidyut Kendra, Paschim Banga, Birbhum special issue, pp. 189–192, (in Bengali), February 2006, Information and Culture Department, Government of West Bengal
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