Barhampur subdivision

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Barhampur subdivision
Subdivision
Barhampur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Barhampur subdivision
Barhampur subdivision
Barhampur subdivision is located in India
Barhampur subdivision
Barhampur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.10°N 88.25°E / 24.10; 88.25Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.10°N 88.25°E / 24.10; 88.25
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Headquarters Baharampur
Area
 • Total 1,195.57 km2 (461.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,725,525
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Website wb.gov.in

Barhampur subdivision is an administrative subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Overview[edit]

The Bhagirathi River splits the district into two natural physiographic regions – Rarh on the west and Bagri on the east. Barhampur subdivision lies in the Ganges-Bhagirathi Basin, which is a long and narrow river valley in the Bagri region. It has fertile soil suitable for cultivation.[1][2]

History[edit]

The ruins of Karnasubarna, the capital of Shashanka, the first important king of ancient Bengal who ruled in the 7th century, is located 9.6 kilometres (6.0 mi) south-west of Baharampur.[3][4][5]The famous Chinese scholar Xuanzang mentioned it in his travelogues.[6]

Geography[edit]

The headquarters of Murshidabad district are located at Baharampur.[7]

Subdivisions[edit]

Murshidabad district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[8]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Barhampur Baharampur 1,195.57 1,725,525 80.15 19.85
Kandi Kandi 1,200.76 1,155,645 93.21 6.79
Jangipur Jangipur 1,097.82 1,972,308 56.43 43.57
Lalbag Murshidabad 1019.10 1,253,886 92.36 7.64
Domkol Domkol 837.88 996,443 97.55 2.45
Murshidabad district 5,324.00 7,103,807 80.28 19.72

Administrative units[edit]

Barhampur subdivision has 7 police stations, 5 community development blocks, 5 panchayat samitis, 61 gram panchayats, 383 mouzas, 323 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 10 census towns. The municipalities are: Baharampur and Beldanga. The census towns are: Goaljan, Kasim Bazar, Banjetia, Shib Danga , Gopjan, Gora Bazar, Ajodhya Nagar, Chaltia, Haridasmati and Barua (P). The subdivision has its headquarters at Baharampur.[9][10]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Barhampur subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[11][12]

Police station Area covered
km2
Municipal town CD Block
Baharampur n/a Baharampur Berhampore (partly)
Daulatabad n/a - Berhampore (partly)
Beldanga n/a Beldanga Beldanga I
Rejinagar n/a - Beldanga II (partly)
Shaktipur n/a - Beldanga II (partly)
Naoda n/a - Naoda
Hariharpara n/a - Hariharpara

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Barhampur subdivision are:[13][14]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Muslims % Hindus % Decadal
Growth Rate
2001-2011 %
Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Berhampore Baharampur 314.19 446,817 17.22 2.42 53.63 45.94 17.95 73.51 9
Beldanga I Sarulia 168.75 319,322 3.95 0.08 78.25 21.40 23.18 70.06 1
Beldanga II Shaktipur 207.93 250,458 8.33 0.22 61.82 38.05 19.16 67.86 -
Naoda Surangapur 231.39 226,859 6.53 0.67 71.87 27.99 15.60 66.09 -
Hariharpara Hariharpara 253.14 257,571 6.37 1.18 80.70 19.04 16.16 69.20 -

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 61 gram panchayats under 5 community development blocks:[15]

  • Berhampore CD Block - Bhakuri–I, Haridasmati, Niyallispara Goaljan, Rangamati Chandpara, Bhakuri–II, Hatinagar, Radharghat–II, Chhaighari, Madanpur, Radharghat–I, Satui Chaurigachha, Daulatabad, Manindranagar, Rajdharpara, Gurudaspur, Naodapanur and Sahajadpur.
  • Beldanga I CD Block - Begunbari, Chaitannapur–II, Mahula–I, Sujapur–Kumarpur, Bhabta–I, Debkundu, Mahula–II, Bhabta–II, Kapasdanga, Mirjapur–I, Chaitannapur–I, Madda and Mirjapur–II
  • Beldanga II CD Block - Andulberia–I, Kashipur, Rampara–II, Andulberia–II, Ramnagar Bachhra, Shaktipur, Dadpur, Somepara–I, Kamnagar, Rampara–I and Somepara–II.
  • Hariharpara CD Block - Beharia, Hariharpara, Malopara, Swaruppur, Choa, Humaipur, Raipur, Dharampur, Khidirpur and Rukunpur.
  • Naoda CD Block - Bali–I, Kedarchandpur–I, Naoda, Sarangpur, Bali–II, Kedarchandpur–II, Patikabari, Chandpur, Madhupur and Raipur.

Economy[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

All inhabited villages in Murshidabad district have power supply.[16]

See the individual block pages for more information about the infrastructure.

Agriculture[edit]

Murshidabad is a predominantly agricultural district. A majority of the population depends on agriculture for a living. The land is fertile. The eastern portion of the Bhagirathi, an alluvial tract, is very fertile for growing Aus paddy, jute and rabi crops. The Kalantar area in the south-eastern portion of the district, is a low lying area with stiff dark clay and supports mainly the cultivation of Aman paddy. The west flank of the Bhagirathi is a lateritic tract insersected by numerous bils and old river beds. It supports the cultivation of Aman paddy, sugar cane and mulberry.[17]

Given below is an overview of the agricultural production (all data in tonnes) for Barhampur subdivision, other subdivisions and the Murshidabad district, with data for the year 2013-14.[18]

CD Block/ Subdivision Rice Wheat Jute Pulses Oil seeds Potatoes Sugarcane
Berhampore 81,199 22,533 227,638 1,072 8,887 4,405 79
Beldanga I 38,164 10,299 93,732 343 12,101 8,288 -
Beldanga II 107,951 17,434 126,538 157 6,396 4,095 160,074
Naoda 9,086 18,863 253,332 2,119 597 17,050 -
Hariharpara 32,187 39,962 213,551 2,067 7,334 6,076 78
Barhampur subdivision 268,587 109,091 914,791 5,758 35,315 39,914 160,221
Kandi subdivision 487,207 4,157 6,186 4,818 9,355 85,886 106,646
Jangipur subdivision 207,472 45,261 207,425 9,374 12,375 38,197 52,344
Lalbag subdivision 68,034 20,304 427,450 7,809 22,592 40,997 3,295
Domkol subdivision 80,899 109,518 730,393 16,755 33,410 117,082 25,023
Murshidabad district 1,112,199 288,331 2,286,245 44,514 113,047 322.076 347,529

Education[edit]

Murshidabad district had a literacy rate of 66.59% (for population of 7 years and above) as per the census of India 2011. Barhampur subdivision had a literacy rate of 72.60%, Kandi subdivision 66.28%, Jangipur subdivision 60.95%, Lalbag subdivision 68.00% and Domkal subdivision 68.35%.[19]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Murshidabad district for the year 2013-14:[19]

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
Barhampur 728 88,371 107 13,364 37 31,214 92 162,613 7 17,418 11 2,796 2,278 100,164
Kandi 672 66,030 105 11,248 46 32,752 61 87,482 5 7,830 3 400 1,717 74,370
Jangipur 747 144,416 72 14,159 25 30,004 76 194,025 5 15,335 5 500 2,793 160,236
Lalbag 601 72,429 74 8,997 24 22,174 66 120,454 5 13,088 7 759 2,082 93,891
Domkol 432 52,177 73 11,791 22 23,201 47 86,672 3 7,211 11 2,457 1,612 74,330
Murshidabad district 3,180 423,423 431 59,559 154 139,345 342 651,246 25 60,882 37 6,912 10,482 502,991

Note: 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.[19]

The following institutions are located in Barhampur 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 Murshidabad district.[36]

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
Barhampur 2 2 4 15 3 - - 45 71 1,645 282 149,393 2,094,027
Kandi 1 2 3 17 1 - - 6 30 567 68 85,624 1,005,056
Jangipur 1 1 6 15 - - 2 12 37 590 62 141,427 1,043,548
Lalbag 1 2 3 14 - 1 1 23 45 483 65 105,562 1,154,275
Domkol 1 2 2 9 - - - 19 33 252 44 45,110 802,309
Murshidabad district 6 9 18 70 4 1 3 105 216 2,537 521 527,116 6,099,215

.* Excluding nursing homes

Medical facilities in Barhampur subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[37]
Murshidabad District Hospital, Baharampur, 391 beds
Baharampur General Hospital, Baharampur, 225 beds
(running as part of Murshidabad District Hospital)
Baharampur Central Jail Hospital, Baharampur, 87 beds
Baharampur Police Hospital, Baharampur, 68 beds
Borstal Jail Hospital, Baharampur, 10 beds
Mental Hospital, Baharampur, 350 beds

Rural Hospitals: (Name, block, location, beds)[37]
Beldanga Rural Hospital, Beldanga Municipality, Beldanga, 30 beds
Amtala Rural Hospital, Naoda CD Block, Amtala, 50 beds
Saktipur Rural Hospital, Beldanga II, Shaktipur, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, block, location, beds)[37]
Beldanga BPHC, Beldanga I CD Block, Beldanga, 25 beds
Hariharpara BPHC, Hariharpara CD Block, Hariharpara, 20 beds
Karnasuvarna BPHC, Berhampre CD Block, Karnasuvarna, 15 beds

Primary Health Centres: (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)[37]
Beldanga I CD Block: Chaitanyapur (10), Gopinathpur (6)
Beldanga II CD Block: Ramnagar-Bachra, Bachra (10), Sompara (4), Andulberia, Nazirpur (10)
Naoda CD Block: Gangadhari (10), Sabdarnagar (10), Tungi (6), Sarbangapur (2), Patkabari (10)
Hariharpara CD Block: Baharan, Baruipara (10), Choan (6), Ghoramara-Mahismara, Mahismara (6)
Berhampore CD Block: Chourigachha, Satui (10), Hatinagar (10)

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Barhampur subdivision were as follows: [38]

Lok Sabha constituency Reservation Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas
Baharampur None Bharatpur None Bharatpur II CD Block, and Alugram, Amlai, Bharatpur, Sijgram and Talgram GPs of Bharatpur I CD Block
Rejinagar None Beldanga II CD Block, and Begunbari, Kapasdanga and Mirjapur I GPs of Beldanga I CD Block
Beldanga None Beldanga municipality, Bhabta I, Bhabta II, Debkundu, Mirjapur II, Mahula I and Sujapur Kumarpur GPs of Beldanga I CD Block, and Bhakuri II, Haridasmati, Naoda Panur, Rajdharpara and Rangamati Chandpara GPs of Berhampore CD Block
Baharampur None Baharampur municipality, and Bhakuri I, Daulatabad, Gurudaspur, Hatinagar and Manindranagar GPs of Berhampore CD Block
Naoda None Naoda CD Block and Chaitannapur I, Chaitannapur II, Madda and Mahula II GPs of Beldanga I CD Block
Burwan
in Kandi subdivision
Reserved for SC Biprasekhar, Burwan I, Burwan II, Kharjuna, Kuli, Kurunnorun, Panchthupi, Sabaldaha, Sabalpur, Sahora and Sundarpur gram panchayats of Burwan community development block and Gadda, Jajan and Gundiria GPs of Bharatpur I CD Block
Kandi
in Kandi subdivision
None Kandi municipality, Kandi CD Block, and Satui Chaurigachha GPs of Berhampore CD Block
Murshdiabad None Hariharpara None Hariharpara CD Block and Chhaighari and Madanpur GPs of Berhampore CD Block
1 assembly segment in Lalbag subdivision and 5 assembly segments in Domkol subdivision
Jangipur None Nabagram
in Lalbag subdivision
Reserved for SC Nabagram CD Block, and Niyallishpara Goaljan, Radharghat I, Radharghat II and Sahajadpur GPs of Berhampore CD Block
4 assembly segment in Jangipur subdivision, 2 assembly segments in Lalbag subdivision and 1 assembly segment in Kandi subdivision

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A" (PDF). Physiography, Page 13. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Murshidabad". Geography. Murshidabad district authorities. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  3. ^ Ray, Nihar Ranjan, Bangalir Itihas Adi Parba, (in Bengali), 1980 edition, pp. 160-161, Paschim Banga Niraksharata Durikaran Samiti
  4. ^ Sengupta, Nitish, History of the Bengali-speaking People, p.25, UBS Publishers’ Distributors Pvt. Ltd.
  5. ^ Majumdar, Dr. R.C., History of Ancient Bengal, first published 1971, reprint 2005, pp. 5-6, Tulshi Prakashani, Kolkata, ISBN 81-89118-01-3.
  6. ^ "District Gazeteer" (PDF). (in Bengali) Chapter 3: History. Murshidabad District Administration. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "Murshidabad". Murshidabad district authorities. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad, Tables 2.2, 2.4(a)". Note: At the time of uploading of the revised version of this page the internet version of the District Statistical Handbook had been taken off but there is a print version. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Murshidabad of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  11. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabd". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "Murshidabad District Police". West Bengal Police. Retrieved 25 August 2017. 
  13. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  15. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Murshidabad - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 August 2017. 
  16. ^ "District Census Handbook, Murshidabad, 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Pages 96-97 Table 36: Distribution of villages according to availability of different amenities,2011. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  17. ^ "District Census Handbook, Murshidabad, 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Pages 17-19: Soil and cropping pattern, Land and land-use pattern. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  18. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 18.1. Data for subdivisions/ district calculated by totalling the CD Block data provided. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 June 2017. 
  19. ^ a b c "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Basic data: Table 4.4, 4.5, Clarifications: other related tables. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 10 September 2017. 
  20. ^ "Krishnath College". KC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  21. ^ "KC". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  22. ^ "Berhampore College". BC. Retrieved 13 September 2017. 
  23. ^ "Berhampore Girls' College". BGC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  24. ^ "Berhampore Girls' College". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  25. ^ "Government College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Berhampore". GCETTB. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  26. ^ "Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology". meetbhb. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  27. ^ "Central Sericulture and Research Institute, Berhampore (W.B.)". Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  28. ^ "Murshidabad Medical College & Hospital, Murshidabad". collegedunia. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  29. ^ "Haji A.K,Khan College". HAKKC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  30. ^ "Haji A.K.Khan College". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  31. ^ "Sewnarayan Rameswar Fatepuria College". Shiksha. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  32. ^ "Jatindra Rajendra Mahavidyalaya". JRM. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  33. ^ "Jatindra Rajendra Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  34. ^ "Union Christian Training College". UCTC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  35. ^ "Monarch College of Art and Technology". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  36. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 3.1, 3.3. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  37. ^ a b c d "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 September 2017. 
  38. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18, 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 9 September 2017.