Domkal (community development block)

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Domkal
ডোমকল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Domkal is located in West Bengal
Domkal
Domkal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903Coordinates: 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 304.27 km2 (117.48 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 311,683
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Mushidabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Domkol, Raninagar
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Domkal (community development block) is an administrative division in Domkol subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Domkal police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Domkal.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Domkal is located at 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903

Domkal community development block has an area of 304.27 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Domkal block/ panchayat samiti are: Azimganjgola, Bhagirathpur, Dhulauri, Domkal, Garaimari, Ghoramara, Goribpur, Jitpur, Juginda, Juranpur, Madhurkul, Raipur and Sarangpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Domkal block has a total population of 311,683, out of which 160,562 were males and 151,121 were females. Domkal block registered a population growth of 23.03 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Domkal block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.