Kalna I (community development block)

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Kalna I
Community development block
Kalna I is located in West Bengal
Kalna I
Kalna I
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°13′00″N 88°22′00″E / 23.21667°N 88.36667°E / 23.21667; 88.36667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bardhaman Purba
Assembly constituency Kalna, Purbasthali Dakshin
 • Total 62.29 sq mi (161.34 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 190,687
 • Density 3,060/sq mi (1,182/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 66.45 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Kalna I (community development block) (Bengali: কালনা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Kalna subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kalna police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rangapara and Lichutala, Kalna. Uttar Goara and Dhatrigram are urban areas in Uttar Goara and Dhatrigram this block.[1][2]


Kalna is located at 23°13′N 88°22′E / 23.22°N 88.37°E / 23.22; 88.37.

Kalna I community development block has an area of 161.34  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kalna I block/panchayat samiti are: Atghoria-Simlon, Bagnapara, Begpur, Dhatrigram, Hat-Kalna, Kankuria, Krishnadebpur, Nandai and Sultanpur.[3]


As per 2001 census,Kalna I block had a total population of 190,687, out of which 97,903 were males and 92,784 were females. Kalna I block registered a population growth of 21.40 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 58,225 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 21,222.[5]


As per 2001 census, Kalna I block had a total literacy of 66.45 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 75.23 per cent female literacy was 57.16 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Burdwan district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Barddhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Bardhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26.