Nandakumar (community development block)

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Nandakumar
নন্দকুমার সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Nandakumar is located in West Bengal
Nandakumar
Nandakumar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°11′47″N 87°55′15″E / 22.1963059°N 87.9207516°E / 22.1963059; 87.9207516Coordinates: 22°11′47″N 87°55′15″E / 22.1963059°N 87.9207516°E / 22.1963059; 87.9207516
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Area
 • Total 165.38 km2 (63.85 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 229,444
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nandakumar
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Nandakumar is located at 22°11′47″N 87°55′15″E / 22.1963059°N 87.9207516°E / 22.1963059; 87.9207516.

Nandakumar community development block has an area of 165.38  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nandakumar block/ panchayat samiti are: Bargodadgdar, Basudebpur, Byabattarhat Paschim, Byabattarhat Purba, Chaksimulia, Dakshin Narikeldanga, Kalyanpur, Kumarara, Kumarchak, Saorberia-Jalpai I, Saorberia-Jalpai II and Sitalpur Paschim.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nandakumar block had a total population of 229,444, out of which 117,859 were males and 111,585 were females. Nandakumar block registered a population growth of 15.58 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 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.