Egra subdivision

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Egra subdivision
এগরা মহকুমা
Subdivision
Egra subdivision is located in West Bengal
Egra subdivision
Egra subdivision
Egra subdivision is located in India
Egra subdivision
Egra subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.90°N 87.53°E / 21.90; 87.53Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.90°N 87.53°E / 21.90; 87.53
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Headquarters Egra
Area
 • Total 940.96 km2 (363.31 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 958,939
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Egra subdivision is a subdivision of the Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2001)
Urban
Population %
(2001)
Tamluk Tamluk 1084.30 1,791,695 94.08 5.92
Haldia Haldia 683.94 959,934 79.19 20.81
Egra Egra 940.96 958,939 96.96 3.04
Contai Contai 1251.21 1,385,307 93.55 6.45
Purba Medinipur district Tamluk 4,713.00 5,095,875 91.71 8.29

Administrative units[edit]

Egra subdivision has 3 police stations, 5 community development blocks, 5 panchayat samitis, 42 gram panchayats, 708 mouzas, 682 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 3 census towns. The municipality is: Egra. The census towns are: Amarshi Kasba, Benudiya and Kalaberia. The subdivision has its headquarters at Egra.[2][3]

Area[edit]

Egra subdivision has an area of 940.96  km2, population in 2011 of 958,939 and density of population of 1,019 per km2. 18.82% of the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[4]

Police stations[edit]

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

Police Station Area covered
km2 *
Inter-state border Municipal Town CD Block
Patashpur 354.09 - - Patashpur I, Patashpur II
Bhagabanpur 179.95 - - Bhagabanpur I
Egra 431.5 Baleshwar district of Odisha on the south-west Egra Egra I, Egra II

*The data for area is as per the website of Purba Medinipur Police, but it appears that it has not been updated for a long time.

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Egra subdivision are:[4][6]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Patashpur I Amarshi 172.26 173.377 14.04 0.65 86.58 1
Patashpur II Pratapdighi 191.74 175,056 12.04 0.79 86.50 -
Bhagabanpur I Bhagabanpur 174.24 234,432 14.26 0.18 88.13 2
Egra I Egra 197.10 167,163 9.25 1.57 82.83 -
Egra II Madhabpur 184.71 178,763 10.96 0.24 86.47 -

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 42 gram panchayats under 5 community development blocks:[7]

  • Bhagabanpur I block: Benodia, Gurgram, Kalaberia, Shimulia, Bhagwanpur, Kajlagarh, Mahammadpur–I, Bivisanpur, Kakra and Mahammadpur–II.
  • Egra I Barida, Jumki, Rishi Bankimchandra, Chatri, Kasba–Egra, Jerthan, Panchrol and Saharha.
  • Egra II block: Basudevpur, Bibekananda, Dubda, Paniparul, Bathuari, Deshbandhu, Manjusree and Sarbaday.
  • Patashpur I block: Amarshi–I, Brajalalpur, Gokulpur, Amarshi–II, Chistipur–I, Gopalpur, Barhat, Chistipur–II and Naipur.
  • Patashpur II block: Argoyal, Mathura, Pataspur, Sreerampur, Khargram, Panchet and South Khanda.

Education[edit]

With a literacy rate of 87.66% Purba Medinipur district ranked first amongst all districts of West Bengal in literacy as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011.[8] Within Purba Medinipur district, Tamluk subdivision had a literacy rate of 85.98%, Haldia subdivision 86.67%, Egra subdivision 86.18% and Contai subdivision 89.19%. All CD Blocks and municipalities in the district had literacy levels above 80%.[9]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Purba Medinipur district for the year 2013-14.[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
Tamluk 1,084 84,258 78 5,789 77 43,408 144 171,516 6 12,728 17 2,747 2,704 112,411
Haldia 557 43,173 40 5,082 54 36,767 77 83,659 5 9,792 16 6,256 1,359 59,879
Egra 629 41,418 76 11,537 49 32,167 74 90,730 3 9,498 2 154 1,595 62,200
Contai 983 50,945 99 10,557 81 46,690 102 120,128 5 12,223 10 1,602 2,316 90,552
Purba Medinipur district 3,253 219,794 293 32,965 261 159,032 397 466,093 19 44,241 45 10,759 7,974 375,042

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, polytechnics, 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]

The following institutions are located in Egra 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 Purba Medinipur district.[13]

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
Tamluk 1 - 7 14 - - - 70 92 1,506 96 61,84 1,251,099
Haldia 1 2 3 10 - - - 19 35 803 67 27,586 757,876
Egra 1 1 4 11 - - - 21 38 489 42 23,699 419,829
Contai 2 - 8 16 - - - 22 48 688 88 59,882 890,607
Purba Medinipur district 5 3 22 51 - - - 132 213 3,486 293 172,251 3,319,411

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Purba Medinipur district were as follows:[14]

Lok Sabha constituency Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats
Ghatal Panskura Paschim None Panskura CD Block
Other assembly segments in Paschim Medinipur district
Tamluk Tamluk None Tamluk municipality, Bishnubarh II, Pipulberia I, Pipulberia II and Uttar Sonamui gram panchayats of Tamluk CD Block, and Sahid Matangini CD Block
Panskura Purba None Kolaghat CD Block
Moyna None Moyna CD Block, Anantapur I, Anantapur II, Nilkunthia, Sreerampur I and Sreerampur II GPs of Tamluk CD Block
Nandakumar None Nandakumar CD Block and Bishnubarh I, Padumpur I and Padumpur II GPs of Tamluk CD Block
Mahisadal None Mahisadal and Haldia CD Blocks
Haldia SC Haldia municipality and Sutahata CD Block
Nandigram None Nandigram I and Nandigram II CD Blocks
Kanthi Chandipur None Chandipur CD Block and Benodia, Bivisanpur, Gurgram, Kakra, Mahammadpur I and Mahammadpur II GPs of Bhagabanpur I CD Block
Paashpur None Patashpur I CD Block; Khargram, Panchet, Pataspur, South Khanda and Sreerampur gram panchayats of Patashpur II CD Block
Kanthi Uttar None Deshapran CD Block, Brajachauli, Debendra, Kanaidighi, Kumirda, Lauda and Marishda GPs of Contai III CD Block and Bathuari GP of Egra II CD Block
Bhagabanpur None Bhagabanpur, Kajlagarh, Kalaberia and Shimulia GPs of Bhagabanpur I CD Block, Arjunnagar, Basudevberia, Baroj, Itaberia, Jukhia, Mugberia and Radhapur GPs of Bhagabanpur II CD Block, and Argoyal and Mathura GPs of Patashpur II CD Block
Khejuri SC Khejuri I and Khejuri II CD Blocks, and Garbari I and Garbari II GPs of Bhagabanpur II CD Block
Kanthi Dakshin None Contai municipality, Contai I CD Block, and Durmuth and Kusumpur GPs of Contai III CD Block
Ramnagar None Ramnagar I and Ramnagar II CD Blocks

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "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 7 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Paschim Medinipur - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Provisional Population Totals Paper 1 of 2011 : West Bengal". Statement-4 Ranking of Districts by Literacy Rate in 2001 and 2011. Office of the Registrar General and & Census Commissioner, India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Basic data: Table 4.4, 4.5, Clarifications: other related tables. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "Egra Sarada Sashi Bhusan College". ICBSE. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalaya". BMM. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  12. ^ "Yogoda Satsanga Palpara Mahavidyalaya". YSPM. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  13. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 3.1, 3.3. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  14. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2016.