Bishnupur subdivision

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Bishnupur subdivision
বিষ্ণুপুর মহকুমা
Subdivision
Bishnupur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bishnupur subdivision
Bishnupur subdivision
Bishnupur subdivision is located in India
Bishnupur subdivision
Bishnupur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°05′N 87°19′E / 23.08°N 87.32°E / 23.08; 87.32Coordinates: 23°05′N 87°19′E / 23.08°N 87.32°E / 23.08; 87.32
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Headquarters Bishnupur
Area
 • Total 1,870.05 km2 (722.03 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,111,935
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registration WB
Website http://bankura.gov.in/

Bishnupur 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

Area[edit]

Bishnupur subdivision has an area of 1,870.05 km2, population in 2011 of 1,111,935 and density of population of 595 per km2. 29.07 % 0f the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[2]

Administrative units[edit]

Bishnupur subdivision has 6 police stations, 6 community development blocks, 6 panchayat samitis, 56 gram panchayats, 890 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 1 census town. The municipalities are Bishnupur and Sonamukhi. The census town is: Kotulpur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bishnupur.[3][4]

Police stations[edit]

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

Police Station Area covered
km2
Municipal Town CD Block
Bishnupur 365.73 Bishnupur Bishnupur
Jaypur 262.74 - Joypur
Kotulpur 250.50 - Kotulpur
Sonamukhi 380 Sonamukhi Sonamukhi
Patrasayer 321.07 - Patrasayer
Indas 255.10 - Indas

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Bishnupur subdivision are:[6][7]

CD Block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Bishnupur Bishnupur 365.73 156,822 35.67 7.53 66.30
Indas Indas 254.99 169,783 43.75 1.85 71.76
Joypur Jaypur 263.82 156,920 38.88 2.05 74.57
Patrasayer Patrasayer 322.62 184,070 46.45 3.01 64.87
Kotulpur Kotulpur 250.38 188,775 35.38 3.29 78.01 1
Sonamukhi Sonamukhi 378.85 158,697 43.89 3.50 66.16

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 56 gram panchayats under six community development blocks:[8]

  • Bishnupur block consists of: Ayodhya, Bhara, Morar, Bankadaha, Dwarika–Gossainpur, Radhanagar, Belsulia, Layekbandh and Uliyara.
  • Indas block consists of: Akui–I, Dighalgram, Karisunda, Sahaspur, Akui–II, Indas–I, Mongalpur, Amrul, Indas–II and Rol.
  • Joypur block consists of: Gelia, Kuchiakol, Salda, Hetia, Maynapur, Shyamnagar, Jagannathpur, Rautkhanda and Uttarbarh.
  • Patrasayer block consists of: Balsi–I, Belut–Rasulpur, Jamkuri, Patrasayar, Balsi–II, Biur–Betur, Kushdwip, Beersingha, Hamirpur and Narayanpur.
  • Kotulpur block consists of: Deshrahkoyalpara, Kotulpur, Lego, Mirzapur, Gopinathpur, Laugram, Madanmohanpur and Sihar.
  • Sonamukhi block consists of: Coochdihi, Dihipara, Panchal, Radhamohanpur, Dhansimla, Hamirhati, Piarbera, Dhulai, Manikbazar and Purbanabasan.

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

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.[10]

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

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Paschim Medinipur district were as follows:[11]

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]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Bankura - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burnpur". Basic data: Table 4.4, 4.5, Clarifications: other related tables. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Table 3.1, 3.3. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  11. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 November 2016.