Rampurhat II (community development block)

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Rampurhat II
Community development block
Rampurhat II is located in West Bengal
Rampurhat II
Rampurhat II
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°10′34″N 87°52′56″E / 24.17611°N 87.88222°E / 24.17611; 87.88222
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Hansan
Area
 • Total 71.13 sq mi (184.22 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 158,756
 • Density 2,230/sq mi (862/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 63.53 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

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

Geography[edit]

Hansan, a constituent panchayat of Rampurhat II block, is located at 24°10′34″N 87°52′56″E / 24.176111°N 87.882222°E / 24.176111; 87.882222.

Rampurhat II community development block has an area of 184.22  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Rampurhat II block/panchayat samiti are: Bishnupur, Budhigram, Dunigram, Hansan I, Hansan II, Kaluha, Margram I, Margram II and Sahapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Rampurhat II block had a total population of 158,756, out of which 81,973 were males and 76,783 were females. Rampurhat II block registered a population growth of 14.64 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 54,463 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,081.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Rampurhat II block had a total literacy of 63.53 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 73.21 per cent female literacy was 53.20 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.