Ketugram II (community development block)

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Ketugram II
Community development block
Ketugram II is located in West Bengal
Ketugram II
Ketugram II
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°42′41″N 88°05′55″E / 23.71139°N 88.09861°E / 23.71139; 88.09861
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bolpur
Assembly constituency Ketugram
Area
 • Total 63.80 sq mi (165.24 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 107,011
 • Density 1,680/sq mi (648/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 61.06 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Ketugram II (community development block) (Bengali: কেতুগ্রাম II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Katwa subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ketugram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Gangatikuri.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Gangatikuri is located at 23°42′41″N 88°05′55″E / 23.7115°N 88.0985°E / 23.7115; 88.0985.

Ketugram II community development block has an area of 165.24  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Ketugram II block/panchayat samiti are: Billeswar, Gangatikuri, Ketugram, Mougram, Nabagram, Nirole and Sitahati.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Ketugram II block had a total population of 107,011, out of which 55,278 were males and 51,733 were females. Ketugram II block registered a population growth of 12.82 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 39,197 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 872.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Ketugram II block had a total literacy of 61.06 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 68.75 per cent female literacy was 52.88 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Burdwan district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Barddhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  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 2008-09-23. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Bardhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23.