Naoda (community development block)

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Naoda
নাওদা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Naoda is located in West Bengal
Naoda
Naoda
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°53′53″N 88°24′25″E / 23.898°N 88.407°E / 23.898; 88.407Coordinates: 23°53′53″N 88°24′25″E / 23.898°N 88.407°E / 23.898; 88.407
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 230.69 km2 (89.07 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 196,021
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Naoda
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Naoda (community development block) (also spelt Nawda) is an administrative division in Barhampur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Naoda police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Amtala.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Naoda is located at 23°53′53″N 88°24′25″E / 23.898°N 88.407°E / 23.898; 88.407

Naoda community development block has an area of 230.69 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Naoda block/ panchayat samiti are: Bali I, Bali II, Chandpur, Kedarchandpur I, Kedarchandpur II, Madhupur, Nawda, Patikabari, Raipur and Sarbangapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Naoda block has a total population of 196,021, out of which 100,997 were males and 95,024 were females. Naoda block registered a population growth of 19.14 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Naoda block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.