Egra I (community development block)

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Egra I
এগরা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Egra I is located in West Bengal
Egra I
Egra I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.90°N 87.53°E / 21.90; 87.53Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.90°N 87.53°E / 21.90; 87.53
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 145,038
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Egra

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


Egra is located at 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.90°N 87.53°E / 21.90; 87.53.

Egra I community development block has an area of 195.62  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Egra I block/ panchayat samiti are: Barida, Chhatri, Jerthan, Jumki, Kasba Egra, Panchrol, Rishi Bankimchandra and Sahara.[3]


As per 2001 census, Egra I block had a total population of 145,038, out of which 74,021 were males and 71,017 were females. Egra I block registered a population growth of -2.60 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]


  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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.