Alipurduar I (community development block)

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Alipurduar I (CD Block)
আলিপুরদুয়ার I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Alipurduar I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Alipurduar I (CD Block)
Alipurduar I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500Coordinates: 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Area
 • Total 196.22 km2 (75.76 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 197,160
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Alipurduars, Falakata
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Alipurduar I (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Alipurduar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Panchkalguri. There are four census towns in this block: Paschim Jitpur, Chechakhata, Alipurduar Railway Junction and Bholar Dabri.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Alipurduar Railway Junction is located at 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500.

Alipurduar I community development block has an area of 196.22  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Alipurduar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Banchukamari, Chakoakheti, Mathura, Paerpar, Patlakhowa, Purba, Kanthalbari, Salkumari I, Salkumari II, Topsikatha, Vivekananda I and Vivekananda II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Alipurduar I CD Block had a total population of 216,931 of which 160,760 were rural and 56,171 were urban. There were 111,378 males and 105,553 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 105,017 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 36,607.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Alipurduar I CD Block was 146,702, out of which 81,191 were males and 65,511 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31C passes through the block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.