Uluberia I (community development block)

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Uluberia I (CD Block)
উলুবেড়িয়া I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Uluberia I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Uluberia I (CD Block)
Uluberia I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°26′19″N 88°05′26″E / 22.43861°N 88.09056°E / 22.43861; 88.09056
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Uluberia
Assembly constituency Uluberia Dakshin
Area
 • Total 44.16 sq mi (114.38 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 182,085
 • Density 4,120/sq mi (1,592/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 68.61 per cent
Website http://howrah.gov.in/

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

Geography[edit]

Bahira, a constituent panchayat of Uluberia I block, is located at 22°26′19″N 88°05′26″E / 22.43849°N 88.090683°E / 22.43849; 88.090683

Uluberia I community development block has an area of 114.38  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Uluberia I block/panchayat samiti are: Bahira, Chandipur, Dhulasimla, Hatgachha I, Hatgachha II, Heerapur, Kalinagar, Maheshpur, and Tapna.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Uluberia I block had a total population of 182,085, out of which 92,817 were males and 89,268 were females. Uluberia I block registered a population growth of 18.35 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 45,974 formed around one-fourth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,587.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Uluberia I block had a total literacy of 68.61 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 76.36 per cent female literacy was 60.56 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". 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 2011-10-15. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15.