Swarupnagar (community development block)

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Swarupnagar
স্বরূপনগর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Swarupnagar is located in West Bengal
Swarupnagar
Swarupnagar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°50′00″N 88°52′00″E / 22.8333°N 88.8667°E / 22.8333; 88.8667Coordinates: 22°50′00″N 88°52′00″E / 22.8333°N 88.8667°E / 22.8333; 88.8667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 216 km2 (83 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 226,333
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Swarupnagar
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Swarupnagar (community development block) is an administrative division in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Swarupnagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Swarupnagar.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located at 22°50′00″N 88°52′00″E / 22.8333°N 88.8667°E / 22.8333; 88.8667 Swarupnagar community development block covers an area of 216.00 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Swarupnagar block/ panchayat samiti are: Balti Nityanandakati, Bithari Hakimpur, Kaijuri, Swarupnagar Banglani, Charghat, Saguna, Bankra Gokulpur, Gobindapur, Sharapul Nirman and Tepur Mirzapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Swarupngar block has a total population of 226,333 out of which 115,630 were males and 110,703 were females. Swarupnagar block registered a population growth of 12.91 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Basirhat subdivision page.
  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 )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.