|• Total||3,037.64 km2 (1,172.84 sq mi)|
|• Density||370/km2 (970/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-WB|
Jhargram subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Jhargram district in the state of West Bengal, India. It became part of the Jhargram district from 4 April 2017 after splitting from the Paschim Medinipur district.
Jhargram subdivision was created in 1922 with the police stations at Jhargram, Gopiballavpur and Binpur.
Jhargram subdivision covers an area of 3,037.64 km2 and had a population of 1,136,548 in the 2011 census. 96.52% of the total population was rural and only 3.48% was urban population. 20.11% of the total population belonged to scheduled castes and 29.37% belonged to scheduled tribes.
Jhargram subdivision has 10 police stations, 8 community development blocks, 8 panchayat samitis, 79 gram panchayats, 2,996 mouzas, 2513 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 1 census town. The single municipality is at Jhargram. The census town is Silda: The subdivision has its headquarters at Jhargram.
Police stations in Jhargram subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:
|Police Station||Area covered
|Inter-state border||Municipal Town||CD Block|
|Jhargram Women’s||All CD Blocks of Jhargram subdivision||-||-||-|
|Belpahari||n/a||East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the south||-||Binpur II (part)|
|Binpur||n/a||-||-||Binpur II (part)|
|Jamboni||n/a||East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the south and west||-||Jamboni|
|Nayagram||n/a||Balasore district of Odisha on the east, Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on the south and west||-||Nayagram|
|Gopiballavpur||n/a||Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on the south and East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the west||-||Gopiballavpur I|
|Beliaberah||n/a||East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the west||-||Gopiballavpur II|
|SC %||ST %||Literacy
- Binpur I block: Andharia, Binpur, Lalgarh, Sijua, Baita, Dahijuri, Nepura, Belatikri, Dharampur and Ramgarh.
- Binpur II block: Banspahari, Bhulaveda, Kanko, Shimulpal, Belpahari, Ergoda, Sandapara, Bhelaidiha, Harda and Silda.
- Jamboni block: Chinchra, Dubra, Kapgari, Parihati, Chilkigarh, Gidhni, Kendadangri, Dharsa, Jamboni and Lalbandh.
- Jhargram block: Aguiboni, Dudhkundi, Patashimul, Shalboni, Bandhgora, Lodhasuli, Radhanagar, Chandri, Manikpara, Sapdhara, Chubka, Nedabahara and Sardiha.
- Gopiballavpur I block: Alampur, Gopiballavpur, Saria, Shashrha, Amarda, Kendugari and Satma.
- Gopiballavpur II block: Beliaberah, Kharbandhi, Nota, Tapshia, Chorchita, Kuliana and Pet Bindhi.
- Nayagram block: Ara, Baranegui, Chandrarekha, Malam, Baligeria, Berajal, Jamirapal, Nayagram, Barakhakri, Chandabilla, Kharikamathani and Patina.
- Sankrail block: Andhari, Khudmorai, Pathra, Sankrail, Chhatri, Kultikri, Ragrah, Dhanghori, Laudaha and Rohini.
Jhargram subdivision had a literacy rate of 70.92% in 2011.
Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the block-wise-wise education scenario in Jhargram subdivision for the year 2013-14:
|Jhargram CD Block||200||10,801||31||1,815||4||1,690||17||16,875||1||934||3||1,019||440||15,130|
Note: Primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher sNecondary 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, adult high schools, 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 Jhargram subdivision:
- Jhargram Raj College at Jhargram was established in 1949.
- Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya was established in 1964 at Manikpara.
- Lalgarh Government College was established in 2014 at Lalgarh.
- Silda Chandra Sekhar College was established in 1971 at Silda.
- Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya at Kapgari was established in 1964.
- Nayagram Pandit Raghunath Murmu Government College was established in 2014 at Baligeria.
- Sankrail Anil Biswas Smriti Mahavidyalaya was established at Kultikri in 2007.
- Subarnarekha Mahavidyalaya was established at Gopiballavpur in 1988.
In 2017, Jhargram subdivision has been declared as a health district to improve the healthcare system. The table below (all data in numbers) presents a subdivision-wise overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Paschim Medinipur district.
|Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB||Other
|Jhargram CD Block||-||-||1||4||-||-||-||1||6||52||9*||2,727||89,581|
- Excluding Nursing Homes
|Lok Sabha constituency||Vidhan Sabha constituency||District||Reservation||CD Block and/or Gram panchayats|
|Jhargram (ST)||Nayagram||Jhargram||ST||Nayagram and Gopiballavpur I CD Blocks, and Chorchita, Kuliana and Nota GPs of Gopiballavpur II CD Block.|
|Gopiballavpur||Jhargram||None||Beliabera, Kharbandhi, Pet Bindhi and Tapshia GPs of Gopiballavpur II CD Block, Aguiboni, Chandri, Chubka, Dudhkundi, Lodhasuli, Nedabahara, Patashimul, Shalboni and Sardiha GPs of Jhargram CD Block and Sankrail CD Block.|
|Jhargram||Jhargram||None||Jhargram municipality, Bandhgora, Manikpara, Radhanagar and Sapdhara GPs of Jhargram CD Block and Binpur I CD Block.|
|Garbeta||Paschim Medinipur||None||Garhbeta I CD Block and Amlasuli, Jogardanga, Piyasala and Sarboth GPs of Garhbeta II CD Block.|
|Salboni||Paschim Medinipur||None||Bhimpur, Bishnupur, Debgram, Lalgeria and Salboni GPs of Salboni CD Block, Goaltor, Gohaldanga, Jeerapara, Makli, Patharpara and Pingbani GPs of Garhbeta II CD Block and Garhbeta III CD Block.|
|Binpur||Jhargram||None||Binpur II and Jamboni CD Blocks.|
|Bandwan||Purulia||ST||Bandwan, Barabazar and Manbazar II CD Block.|
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