Bankura Sadar subdivision

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Bankura Sadar subdivision
বাঁকুড়া সদর মহকুমা
Subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision is located in India
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Headquarters Bankura
Area
 • Total 2,596.11 km2 (1,002.36 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,439,148
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website http://bankura.gov.in/

Bankura Sadar subdivision is a subdivision of the Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Subdivisions[edit]

Bankura district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions: [1]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural Population %
(2001)
Urban Population %
(2001)
Bankura Sadar Bankura 2596.11 1,439,148 89.27 11.43
Khatra Khatra 2407.49 1,045.591 100.00 0
Bishnupur Bishnupur 1870.75 1,111,935 91.04 8.96
Bankura district Bankura 6882.00 3,596,674 92.63 7.37

Bankura Sadar subdivision has a density of population of 554 per km2. 40.1 % of the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[2]

Administrative units[edit]

Bankura Sadar subdivision has 9 police stations, 8 community development blocks, 8 panchayat samitis, 75 gram panchayats, 1,384 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 4 census towns. Bankura is the only municipality in this subdivision. The census towns are: Jhanti Pahari, Barjora, Bhutgerya and Beliatore. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bankura.[3][4]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Bankura Sadar subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction: [5]

Police Station Area covered
km2
Municipal Town CD Block
Bankura 439 Bankura Bankura I, Bankura II
Bankura Sadar Women - Bankura All blocks in
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Chhatna 441 - Chhatna
Saltora 312.62 - Saltora
Mejia 162.90 - Mejia
Gangajalghati 371.2 - Gangajalghati
Barjora 239.6063 - Barjora
Beliatore 222.71 - Barjora
Onda 499.41 - Onda

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Bankura Sadar subdivision are:[6][7]

CD Block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Bankura I Puabagan 171.09 107,685 37.10 6.09 68.74
Bankura II Bikna 220.84 140,864 29.81 2.49 73.59
Barjora Barjora 393.23 202,049 33.85 1.64 71.67 3
Chhatna Chhatna 447.47 195,038 29.99 20.50 65.73 1
Gangajalghati Amarkanan 366.47 180,974 35.27 3.96 68.11
Mejia Mejia 162.87 86,188 34.19 2.45 66.83
Onda Onda 502.46 252,984 33.18 4.92 65.82
Saltora Saltora 312.62 135,980 34.19 18.90 61.45

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 75 gram panchayats under eight community development blocks:[8]

  • Bankura I block consists of six gram panchayats: Anchuri, Jagadalla–I, Kalapathar, Andharthole, Jagadalla–II and Kenjakura.
  • Bankura II block consists of seven gram panchayats: Bikna, Kosthia, Narrah, Sanbandha, Janbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur.
  • Barjora block consists of 11 gram panchayats: Barjora, Chhandar, Hatasuria, Pokhonna, Beliator, Ghutgoria, Khanrari, Shaharjora, Brindabanpur, Godardihi and Maliyara.
  • Chhatna block consists of: Arrah, Dhaban, Jirrah, Teghari, Cheenabari, Ghoshergram, Metyala, Chhatna–I, Jamtora, Shaldiha, Chhatna–II, Jhunjhka and Shushunia.
  • Gangajalghati block consists of: Banasuria, Gangajalghati, Lachhmanpur, Piraboni, Barashal, Gobindadham, Latiaboni, Bhaktabandh, Kapista and Nityanandapur.
  • Mejia block consists of: Ardhagram, Kushtor, Ramchandrapur, Banjora and Mejia.
  • Onda block consists of: Chingani, Lodna, Nikunjapur, Ramsagar, Churamonipur, Majdiha, Onda–I, Ratanpur, Kalyani, Medinipur, Onda–II, Santor, Kantabari, Nakaijuri and Punisole.
  • Saltora block consists of: Bamuntor, Gogra, Pabra, Saltora, Dhekia, Kanuri, Salma and Tiluri.

Education[edit]

Bankura district had a literacy rate of 70.26% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Bankura Sadar subdivision had a literacy rate of 69.56%, Khatra subdivision 69.79% and Bishnupur subdivision 71.60%. [9]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Bankura district for the year 2013-14. It may be noted that primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools include madrasahs; technical schools include junior technical schools, junior government polytechnics, industrial technical institutes, industrial training centres, nursing training institutes etc.; technical and professional colleges include engineering colleges, medical colleges, para-medical institutes, management colleges, teachers training and nursing training colleges, law colleges, art colleges, music colleges etc. Special and non-formal education centres include sishu siksha kendras, madhyamik siksha kendras, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.[9]

Subdivision Primary
School
Middle
School
High
School
Higher Secondary
School
General
College, Univ
Technical /
Professional Instt
Non-formal
Education
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Bankura Sadar 1,371 117,820 144 17,951 90 69,329 91 78,909 9 14,782 14 2,865 2,228 69,919
Khatra 1,200 86,786 113 16,805 50 28,178 112 93,919 6 13,067 6 702 1,993 51,849
Bishnupur 979 86,750 112 15,092 57 28,738 81 78,915 6 10,552 14 4,170 1,649 57,769
Bankura district 3,550 291,356 369 49,848 197 126,245 284 251,743 21 38,401 34 7,737 5,870 179,537

The following institutions are located in Bankura Sadar subdivision:

Healthcare[edit]

The table below (all data in numbers) presents an overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Bankura district.[25]

Subdivision Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB Other
State
Govt
Deptts
Local
bodies
Central
Govt
Deptts /
PSUs
NGO /
Private
Nursing
Homes
Total Total
Number
of
Beds
Total
Number
of
Doctors
Indoor
Patients
Outdoor
Patients
Hospitals
Rural
Hospitals
Block
Primary
Health
Centres
Primary
Health
Centres
Bankura Sadar 2 6 2 25 3 - 2 31 71 2,628 320 147,890 2,634,248
Khatra 1 7 1 21 - - - 4 34 698 77 58,258 1,440,172
Bishnupur 1 5 1 23 - - - 11 41 698 77 68,068 1,351,349
Bankura district 4 18 4 69 3 - 2 46 146 4,152 459 274,216 5,425,769

Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital has 1,217 beds. There are Block Public Health Centres at Achuri, Kanchanpur, Barjora, Chhatna, Mejia, Onda and Saltora. There is a rural hospital at Amarkanan. [26]

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Bankura district were as follows: [27]

Lok Sabha constituency Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats
Bankura Raghunathpur SC In Purulia district
Saltora SC Saltora and Mejia CD Blocks; Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati CD Block
Chhatna None Chhatna CD Block; Veduasol, Brahmandiha, Hatgram, Indpur and Raghunathpur GPs of Indpur CD Block
Ranibandh ST Ranibandh, Hirbandh and Khatra CD Blocks
Raipur ST Raipur and Sarenga CD Blocks
Taldangra None Bibarda, Fulmati, Harmasra, Khalgram, Panchmura and Taldangra GPs of Taldangra CD Block; Brojarajpur and Gaurbazar gram panchayats of Indpur CD Block; and Simlapal CD Block
Bankura None Bankura municipality; Bankura I CD Block; and Junbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur GPs of Bankura II CD Block
Bishnupur (SC) Barjora None Barjora CD Block; and Bhaktabandh, Gangajalghati, Gobindadham, Kapista, Nityanandapur and Piraboni GPs of Gangajalghati CD Block
Onda None Onda CD Block; and Bikna, Kosthia, Narrah and Sanbandha GPs of Bankura II CD Block
Bishnupur Open Bishnupur municipality; Bishnupur; and Amdangra, Saltora and Satmauli GPs of Taldangra CD Block
Katulpur SC Deshrahkoyalpara, Gopinathpur, Kotulpur, Lego, Mirzapur and Sihar GPs of Kotulpur CD Block; Gelia, Jagannathpur, Kuchiakol, Maynapur,

Salda, Uttarbarh, Hetia, Routkhanda and Shyamnagar GPs of Joypur CD Block

Indas SC Indas CD Block; Balsi I, Balsi II, Biur Betur, Jamkuri and Kushdwip GPs of Patrasayer CD Block; and Laugram, Madanmohanpur GPs of Kotulpur CD Block
Sonamukhi SC Sonamukhi municipality; Sonamukhi CD Block; and Belut Rasulpur, Beersingha, Hamirpur, Narayanpur and Patrasayar GPs of Patrasayer CD Block
Khandaghosh None In Bardhaman district

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "Bankura University". Bankura University. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Bankura Sammilani Medical College". BSMC. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "Bankura Christian College". BCC. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  13. ^ "Bankura Sammilani College". BSC. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  14. ^ "Bankura Zilla Saradamani Mahila Mahavidyapith". BZSM College. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  15. ^ "Saldiha College". Saldiha College. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
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  21. ^ "Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya". icbse. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  22. ^ "Onda Thana Mahavidyalaya". OTM. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  23. ^ "Government General Degree College at Mejia (Gopalpur)". GGDC. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  24. ^ "Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya". Extended campus of BCKV, Bankura, College of Agriculture. BCKV. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
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