Maynaguri (community development block)

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Maynaguri
Community development block
Maynaguri is located in West Bengal
Maynaguri
Maynaguri
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82Coordinates: 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Area
 • Total631.04 km2 (243.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total281,554
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyJalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMaynaguri
Websitejalpaiguri.gov.in

Maynaguri (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Maynaguri police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mainaguri, a census town in this block:[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Mainaguri is located at 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82.

Maynaguri community development block has an area of 631.04  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Maynaguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Amguri, Barnesh, Churabhandar, Dharmapur, Domohani I, Domohani II, Khagrabari I, Khagrabari II, Madhabdanga I, Madhabdanga II, Maynaguri, Padamati I, Padamati II, Ramsai, Saptibari I and Saptibari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Maynaguri CD Block had a total population of 329,032 of which 291,073 were rural and 37,959 were urban. There were 170,030 males and 159,002 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 234,287 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 4,328.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Maynaguri CD Block was 217,359, out of which 121,785 were males and 95,574 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31 passes through the block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.