Kharagpur II (community development block)

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Kharagpur II
খড়্গপুর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Kharagpur II is located in West Bengal
Kharagpur II
Kharagpur II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°21′44″N 87°25′35″E / 22.3621415°N 87.4264526°E / 22.3621415; 87.4264526Coordinates: 22°21′44″N 87°25′35″E / 22.3621415°N 87.4264526°E / 22.3621415; 87.4264526
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Area
 • Total 271.46 km2 (104.81 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 161,790
 • Density 600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency Pingla
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Madpur, headquarters of Kharagpur II block, is located at 22°21′44″N 87°25′35″E / 22.3621415°N 87.4264526°E / 22.3621415; 87.4264526.

Kharagpur II community development block has an area of 271.46  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kharagpur II block/ panchayat samiti are: Chakmakrampur, Changual, Kaliara I, Kaliara II, Lachhmpur, Palsya, Paparara I, Paparara II and Sankoa-II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kharagpur II block had a total population of 161,790, out of which 82,326 were males and 79,464 were females. Kharagpur II block registered a population growth of 18.21 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 17.45 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.