Nayagram (community development block)

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Nayagram
নয়াগ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Nayagram is located in West Bengal
Nayagram
Nayagram
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°01′55″N 87°10′41″E / 22.0319°N 87.1781°E / 22.0319; 87.1781Coordinates: 22°01′55″N 87°10′41″E / 22.0319°N 87.1781°E / 22.0319; 87.1781
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Area
 • Total 503.15 km2 (194.27 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 123,929
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nayagram
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Nayagram is located at 22°01′55″N 87°10′41″E / 22.0319°N 87.1781°E / 22.0319; 87.1781.

Nayagram community development block has an area of 503.15  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nayagram block/ panchayat samiti are: Arrah, Baligeria, Barakhakri, Baranigui, Berajal, Chandabila, Chandrarekha, Jamirapal, Kharikamathani, Malam, Nayagram and Patina.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nayagram block had a total population of 123,929, out of which 62,588 were males and 61,341 were females. Nayagram block registered a population growth of 16.38 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.