Jaynagar II (community development block)

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Jaynagar II
Community development block
Jaynagar II is located in West Bengal
Jaynagar II
Jaynagar II
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°09′41″N 88°31′09″E / 22.16139°N 88.51917°E / 22.16139; 88.51917
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Parliamentary constituency Jaynagar
Assembly constituency Jaynagar, Kultali
Area
 • Total 67.64 sq mi (175.18 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 209,136
 • Density 3,090/sq mi (1,194/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 59.23 per cent
Website http://s24pgs.gov.in/

Jaynagar II (community development block) (Bengali: জয়নগর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Baruipur subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jaynagar and Kultali police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at PO Ramkrishna Ashram.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Beledurganagar, a constituent panchayat of Jaynagar II block, is located at 22°09′41″N 88°31′09″E / 22.1615100°N 88.5191500°E / 22.1615100; 88.5191500.

Jaynagar II community development block has an area of 175.18  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Jaynagar II block/panchayat samiti are: Baishata, Beledurganagar, Chuprijhara, Futigoda, Gardoani, Manirtat, Mayahouri, Moyda, Nalgora, and Sahajadpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Jaynagar II block had a total population of 209,136, out of which 108,059 were males and 101,077 were females. Jaynagar II block registered a population growth of 17.93 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for South 24 Parganas district was 20.89 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 78,652 formed over one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 3,407.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Jaynagar II block had a total literacy of 59.23 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 72.08 per cent female literacy was 45.35 per cent. South 24 Parganas district had a total literacy of 69.45 per cent, male literacy being 79.19 per cent and female literacy being 59.01 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". South 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, South Twentyfour Parganas District (18)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Annexure A of 322 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/IC-02/08; Date: 27.03.2009 – Statement of Release of Development Grant under BRGF. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, South Twentyfour Parganas District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24.