Contai III (community development block)
কাঁথি III সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|— community development block —|
|• Total||155.52 km2 (60.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||880/km2 ( 2,300/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Kanthi|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kanthi Dakshin, Kanthi Uttar|
Contai III (community development block) (also known as Kanthi III block) is an administrative division in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Contai police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Marisida.
Durmuth, a constituent panchayat of Contai III block, is located at.
Gram panchayats 
As per 2001 census, Contai III block had a total population of 137,364, out of which 70,418 were males and 66,946 were females. Contai III block registered a population growth of 12.52 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.