Haldia subdivision

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Haldia subdivision
হলদিয়া মহকুমা
Subdivision
Haldia subdivision is located in West Bengal
Haldia subdivision
Haldia subdivision
Haldia subdivision is located in India
Haldia subdivision
Haldia subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°02′N 88°04′E / 22.03°N 88.06°E / 22.03; 88.06Coordinates: 22°02′N 88°04′E / 22.03°N 88.06°E / 22.03; 88.06
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Headquarters Haldia
Area
 • Total 683.94 km2 (264.07 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 959,953
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Haldia 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]

Haldia subdivision has 6 police stations, 5 community development blocks, 5 panchayat samitis, 38 gram panchayats, 320 mouzas, 312 (+ 1 partly) inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 4 census towns. The municipality is: Haldia. The census towns are: Garh Kamalpur, Nandigram, Ashadtalya and Barda. The subdivision has its headquarters at Haldia.[2][3]

Area[edit]

Haldia subdivision has an area of 683.94  km2, population in 2011 of 959,934 and density of population of 1,404 per km2. 18.84% 0f the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[4]

Police stations[edit]

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

Police Station Area covered
km2 *
Inter-state border Municipal Town CD Block
Mahishadal 135 - - Mahishadal
Nandigram 251.25 - - Nandigram I, Nandigram II
Sutahata 125 - - Sutahata
Durgachak 44.21 - - Haldia
Haldia 98 - Haldia (part) -
Bhabanipur 115 - Hadia (part) -

*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 Haldia subdivision are:[4][6]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Mahishadal Rangibasan 146.48 206,277 11.25 0.09 86.21 1
Nandigram I Nandigram 181.84 207,835 18.58 0.07 85.89 1
Nandigram II Reyepara 105.74 123.219 12.89 0.16 89.19 1
Sutahata Sutahata 79.54 123,784 30.56 0.04 85.42 1
Haldia Haldia 65.44 97,992 7.63 0.29 85.96 -

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 38 gram panchayats under 5 community development blocks:[7]

  • Mahishadal block: Amritaberia, Itamogra–I, Laksha–I, Natshal–I, Betkundu, Itamogra–II, Laksha–II, Satish Samanta, Garh Kamalpur, Kismat Naikundi and Natshal–I.
  • Nandigram I block: Daudpur, Kalicharanpur, Nandigram, Bhakutia, Gokulnagar, Kendumari Jalpai, Samsabad, Haripur, Mahammadpur and Sona Chura.
  • Nandigram II block: Amdabad–I, Birulia, Boyal–II, Khodambari–II, Amdabad–II, Boyal–I and Khodambari–I.
  • Sutahata block: Ashadtalia, Guaberia, Joynagar, Chaitanyapur, Horkhali and Kukrahati.
  • Haldia block: Baruttarhingli, Deulpota, Chakdwipa and Devog.

Haldia port[edit]

Haldia Dock Complex is an all-weather riverine port, 60 km from the pilotage station, with an annual capacity of 41.71 million tonnes. It comprises 3 riverine oil jetties, 14 berths inside an impounded dock and two riverine barge jetties. It was commissioned in 1977.[8]

Industry[edit]

Haldia oil refinery[edit]

Haldia oil refinery is one of the ten refineries of the Indian Oil Corporation. It was commissioned in 1975.[9]

Haldia urban industrial complex[edit]

Haldia petro-chemical complex is one of the largest in India. It is a major industry which created jobs directly and indirectly in and around Haldia. Haldia Petrochemicals is the lead compny.[10] Amongst the other companies operating in the Haldia urban industrial complex are: Exide, Shaw Wallace, Tata Chemicals, Hindustan Lever and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation.[11]

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.[12] 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%.[13]

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.[13]

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.

The following institutions are located in Haldia 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.[27]

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:[28]

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, Kotbarh 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

External links[edit]

Haldia travel guide from Wikivoyage
Geonkhali travel guide from Wikivoyage

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
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  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. ^ "Haldia Dock Complex". Features. Kolkata Port Trust. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  9. ^ "Haldia Refinery". Indian Oil Corporation. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  10. ^ "District Human Development Report: Purba Medinipur" (PDF). Chapter I Introduction. Development and Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  11. ^ "Haldia at a glance". Haldia Tourism and Industrial Development. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "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. 
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  14. ^ "Mahishadal Raj College". Mahishadal Raj College. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
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  16. ^ "Mahishadal Girls College". Mahishadal Girls College. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  17. ^ "Mahishadal Girls College". College Admission. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  18. ^ "Sitananda College". Sitananda College. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  19. ^ "Sitananda College". College Admission. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  20. ^ "Haldia Government College". Haldia Government College. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  21. ^ "Haldia Government College". College Admission. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  22. ^ "Haldia Law College". Haldia Law College. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  23. ^ "Haldia Institute of Technology". HIT. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  24. ^ "Vivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya". vmm. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  25. ^ "Icare Institute of Medical Sciences and Research". Icare Institute. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  26. ^ "Haldia medial college gets court breather". The Times of India, 2 August 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
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  28. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2016.