Kultali (community development block)

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Kultali
Community development block
Kultali is located in West Bengal
Kultali
Kultali
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 21°54′N 88°24′E / 21.900°N 88.400°E / 21.900; 88.400
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Parliamentary constituency Jaynagar
Assembly constituency Kultali
Area
 • Total 92.46 sq mi (239.48 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 187,942
 • Density 2,030/sq mi (785/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 60.09 per cent
Website http://s24pgs.gov.in/

Kultali (community development block) (Bengali: কুল্তলি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Baruipur subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kultali police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Jamtalahat.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Kultali is located at 21°54′N 88°24′E / 21.9°N 88.4°E / 21.9; 88.4.

Kultali community development block has an area of 239.48  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kultali block/panchayat samiti are: Deulbari, Gopalganj, Gurguria Bhubaneswari, Jalaberia I, Jalaberia II, Kundakhali Godabar, Maipith Baikunthapur, Meriganj I and Meriganj II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kultali block had a total population of 187,942, out of which 97,272 were males and 90,670 were females. Kultali block registered a population growth of 20.13 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 89,102 formed around one-half the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 6,648.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kultali block had a total literacy of 60.09 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 74.45 per cent female literacy was 44.58 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.