Jhargram subdivision

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Jhargram subdivision
ঝাড়গ্রাম মহকুমা
Subdivision
Jhargram subdivision is located in West Bengal
Jhargram subdivision
Jhargram subdivision
Jhargram subdivision is located in India
Jhargram subdivision
Jhargram subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°27′N 86°59′E / 22.45°N 86.98°E / 22.45; 86.98Coordinates: 22°27′N 86°59′E / 22.45°N 86.98°E / 22.45; 86.98
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jhargram
Headquarters Jhargram
Area
 • Total 3,037.64 km2 (1,172.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,136,548
 • Density 370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

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.[1]

History[edit]

Jhargram subdivision was created in 1922 with the police stations at Jhargram, Gopiballavpur and Binpur.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[3]

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.[4][5]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Jhargram subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[6]

Police Station Area covered
km2
Inter-state border Municipal Town CD Block
Jhargram n/a - Jhargram Jhargram
Jhargram Women’s All CD Blocks of Jhargram subdivision - - -
Lalgarh n/a - - Binpur I
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
Sankrail n/a - - Sankrail
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

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Jhargram subdivision are:[3][7]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural population
(2011)  %
Urban population
(2011) %
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Jhargram Jhargram 515.11 170,097 100 - 14.83 22.71 72.23 -
Binpur I Lalgarh 357.62 156,153 100 - 25.02 28.15 69.74 -
Binpur II Belpahari 583.50 164,522 96.52 3.48 15.77 39.95 70.46 1
Jamboni Gidhni 318.83 113,197 100 - 18.10 28.60 72.63 -
Nayagram Baligeria 501.44 142,199 100 - 20.32 40.01 63.70 -
Sankrail Rohini 276.80 115,418 100 - 18.20 24.97 73.35 -
Gopiballavpur I Chhatinasol 275.83 108,254 100 - 27.18 34.01 65.44 -
Gopiballavpur II Beliaberah 192.17 104,996 100 - 31.00 23.39 71.40 -

Gram panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 79 gram panchayats under 8 community development blocks:[8]

Education[edit]

Jhargram subdivision had a literacy rate of 70.92% in 2011.[9]

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:[9]

CD Block/
Municipality
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
Jhargram CD Block 200 10,801 31 1,815 4 1,690 17 16,875 1 934 3 1,019 440 15,130
Jhargram municipality 26 3,906 2 144 2 1,148 8 8,310 1 1032 4 1,174 2 118
Binpur I 137 9,247 20 1,679 - 16 16,020 - - - - 510 10,896
Binpur II 190 11,767 26 1,255 - - 21 17,450 1 751 - - 565 13,687
Jamboni 114 7,947 17 801 - - 16 11,375 1 670 1 50 272 6,994
Nayagram 164 9,046 24 1,355 - - 20 14,309 - - - - 525 12,180
Sankrail 153 6,776 26 1,552 - - 14 10,365 1 704 - - 275 8,496
Gopiballavpur I 131 6,952 29 805 - - 12 12,925 1 1,240 1 100 289 8,126
Gopiballavpur II 135 7,237 13 1,366 3 3,411 14 10,449 - - - - 254 7,703
Jhargram subdivision 1,250 73,679 188 10,772 9 6,249 138 118,078 6 5,331 9 2,343 3,132 83,330

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.[9]

The following institutions are located in Jhargram subdivision:

Healthcare[edit]

In 2017, Jhargram subdivision has been declared as a health district to improve the healthcare system.[19] 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.[20]

CD Block/
Municipality
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
Jhargram CD Block - - 1 4 - - - 1 6 52 9* 2,727 89,581
Jhargram municipality 1 - - - - - - - 6 7* 368 28,963 322,063
Binpur I - 1 - 5 - - - - 6 96 9* 7,066 121,258
Binpur II - 1 - 3 - - - - 4 86 10* 8,966 107,833
Jamboni - - 1 2 - - - - 3 31 5* 3,106 80,593
Nayagram - 1 - 3 - - - - 4 52 7* 5,749 73,848
Sankrail - 1 - 2 - - - - 3 51 3* 4,954 46,393
Gopiballavpur I - 1 - 3 - - - - 4 50 5* 5,264 87,323
Gopiballavpur II - 1 - 3 - - - - 4 52 5* 6,901 104,518
Jhargram subdivision 1 6 2 25 - - - 7 41 838 87* 73,696 1,033,410
  • Excluding Nursing Homes

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Jhargram district were as follows from 2006:[21]

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.

References[edit]

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  7. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
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  10. ^ "Jhargram Raj College". College Admission. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  11. ^ "Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya". VSM. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Lalgarh Government College". LGC. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "Silda Chandra Sekhar College". College Admission. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  15. ^ "Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "Nayagram PRM Government College". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "Sankrail Anil Biswas Smriti Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
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  21. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2016.