Ilambazar (community development block)

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Ilambazar
Community development block
Ilambazar is located in West Bengal
Ilambazar
Ilambazar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°38′N 87°32′E / 23.633°N 87.533°E / 23.633; 87.533
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Bolpur
Assembly constituency Bolpur
Area
 • Total 100.19 sq mi (259.50 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 144,490
 • Density 1,440/sq mi (557/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 62.98 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

Ilambazar (community development block) (Bengali: ইলামবাজার সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ilambazar and Panrui police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Ilambazar.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Ilambazar is located at 23°38′N 87°32′E / 23.63°N 87.53°E / 23.63; 87.53.

Ilambazar community development block has an area of 259.50  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Ilambazar block/panchayat samiti are: Batikar, Bilati, Dharampur, Gurisha, Illambazar, Jaydev Kenduli, Mongaldihi, Nanasole and Sirsha.[3] Official website of Bilati Gram Panchayat is www.bilatipanchayat.weebly.com

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Ilambazar block had a total population of 144,490, out of which 74,366 were males and 70,124 were females. Ilambazar block registered a population growth of 19.52 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 36,218 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 14,094.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Ilambazar block had a total literacy of 62.98 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 72.32 per cent female literacy was 52.98 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. [permanent dead link]