Nalhati I (community development block)

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Nalhati I
Community development block
Nalhati I is located in West Bengal
Nalhati I
Nalhati I
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°19′53″N 87°48′48″E / 24.33139°N 87.81333°E / 24.33139; 87.81333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Nalhati
Area
 • Total 59.36 sq mi (153.74 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 209,314
 • Density 3,520/sq mi (1,361/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 63.73 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

Nalhati I (community development block) (Bengali: নলহাটি I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nalhati police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nalhati.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Banior, a constituent panchayat of Nalhati I block, is located at 24°19′53″N 87°48′48″E / 24.3313°N 87.8134°E / 24.3313; 87.8134.

Nalhati I community development block has an area of 153.74  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nalhati I block/panchayat samiti are: Banior, Bautia, Borla, Haridaspur, Kaitha I, Kaitha II, Kalitha, Kurumgram and Paikpara.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nalhati I block had a total population of 209,314, out of which 107,901 were males and 101,413 were females. Nalhati I block registered a population growth of 19.92 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 71,474 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 10,615.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nalhati I block had a total literacy of 63.73 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 73.17 per cent female literacy was 53.66 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10.