Chandipur (community development block)

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চণ্ডীপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Chandipur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°05′32″N 87°51′22″E / 22.0922°N 87.8562°E / 22.0922; 87.8562Coordinates: 22°05′32″N 87°51′22″E / 22.0922°N 87.8562°E / 22.0922; 87.8562
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 138.86 km2 (53.61 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 159,792
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chandipur

Chandipur (community development block) (also referred to as Nandigram III block) is an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chandipur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mathchandipur.[1][2]


Mathchandipur is located at 22°05′32″N 87°51′22″E / 22.0922°N 87.8562°E / 22.0922; 87.8562.

Chandipur community development block has an area of 138.86  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chandipur block/ panchayat samiti are: Brajalal Chak, Brindabanpur I, Brindabanpur II, Chowkhali, Dibakarpur, Iswarpur, Jalpai, Kulbari, Nandapur-Baraghuni and Usmanpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chandipur block had a total population of 159,792, out of which 82,155 were males and 77,637 were females. Chandipur block registered a population growth of 13.43 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.