Indas (community development block)

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ইন্দাস সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Indas is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°09′00″N 87°37′00″E / 23.15°N 87.616667°E / 23.15; 87.616667Coordinates: 23°09′00″N 87°37′00″E / 23.15°N 87.616667°E / 23.15; 87.616667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 255.10 km2 (98.49 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 152,829
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Indas

Indas (community development block) (also spelled Indus) is an administrative division in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Indas police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Indas.[1][2]


Indas is located at 23°09′00″N 87°37′00″E / 23.15°N 87.616667°E / 23.15; 87.616667.

Indas community development block has an area of 255.10  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Indas block/ panchayat samiti are: Akui I, Akui II, Amrul, Dighalgram, Indus I, Indus II, Karisunda, Mangalpur, Rol and Sahaspur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Indas block had a total population of 152,829, out of which 78,324 were males and 74,505 were females. Indas block registered a population growth of 15.48 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16" (PDF). Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.