Debra (community development block)

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Debra
ডেবরা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Debra is located in West Bengal
Debra
Debra
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°23′26″N 87°34′02″E / 22.3906°N 87.5673°E / 22.3906; 87.5673Coordinates: 22°23′26″N 87°34′02″E / 22.3906°N 87.5673°E / 22.3906; 87.5673
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Area
 • Total 337.63 km2 (130.36 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 255,196
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency Debra
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in
For other uses, see Debra.

Debra (community development block) is an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Debra police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Balichak, which is a census town in the block.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Debra is located at 22°23′26″N 87°34′02″E / 22.3906°N 87.5673°E / 22.3906; 87.5673.

Debra community development block has an area of 337.63  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Debra block/ panchayat samiti are: Bhabanipur, Bharatpur, Debra I, Debra II,Duan I,Duan II, Golgram, Jalimanda, Khanamohan, Malighati, Radhamohanpur I, Radhamohanpur II, Satyapur and Snarpur Lowada .[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Debra block had a total population of 255,196, out of which 129,109 were males and 126,087 were females. Debra block registered a population growth of 15.80 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 17.45 per cent.[4]

Welfare Organisations[edit]

Lowada Cactus Welfare Association, Lowada,Debra (community development block), Paschim Medinipur district, WestBengal, Pin-721136

www.cactuswa.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.