Contai I (community development block)

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Contai I
কাঁথি I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Contai I is located in West Bengal
Contai I
Contai I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°44′55″N 87°39′11″E / 21.7486581°N 87.6529598°E / 21.7486581; 87.6529598Coordinates: 21°44′55″N 87°39′11″E / 21.7486581°N 87.6529598°E / 21.7486581; 87.6529598
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Area
 • Total 170.68 km2 (65.90 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 150,999
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kanthi Dakshin
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

Contai I (community development block) (also known as Kanthi I 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 Contai.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Dulalpur, a constituent panchayat of Contai I block, is located at 21°44′55″N 87°39′11″E / 21.7486581°N 87.6529598°E / 21.7486581; 87.6529598.

Contai I community development block has an area of 170.68  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Contai I block/ panchayat samiti are: Badalpur, Dulalpur, Haipur, Mahisagote, Majilapur, Nayaput, Raipur Paschimbar and Sabajpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Contai I block had a total population of 150,999, out of which 77,331 were males and 73,668 were females. Contai I block registered a population growth of 10.30 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.