Mejia, Bankura

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Mejia
Village
Mejia is located in West Bengal
Mejia
Mejia
Location in West Bengal, India
Mejia is located in India
Mejia
Mejia
Mejia (India)
Coordinates: 23°34′12.0″N 87°06′00.0″E / 23.570000°N 87.100000°E / 23.570000; 87.100000Coordinates: 23°34′12.0″N 87°06′00.0″E / 23.570000°N 87.100000°E / 23.570000; 87.100000
CountryIndia
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBankura
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,308
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
722143 (Mejia)
Telephone/STD code03241
Lok Sabha constituencyBankura
Vidhan Sabha constituencySaltora
Websitebankura.gov.in

Mejia is a village, with a police station, in Mejia CD Block in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Mejia had a total population of 5,308 of which 2,772 (52%) were males and 2,536 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 620. The total number of literates in Mejia was 3,592 (76.62% of the population over 6 years).[1]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Mejia CD Block are located at Mejia.[2]

Police station[edit]

Mejia police station has jurisdiction over Mejia CD Block. The area covered is 162.90 km2 and the population covered is 76,123.[3][4]

Economy[edit]

Industries[edit]

Sova Ispat Limited, at Mejia, produces sponge iron, rolled products, ferro alloys and pig iron and has a captive power plant. It employs 5,000 people. Ma Amba Sponge Iron Pvt. Ltd. employs 250 people.[5]

Transport[edit]

NH 14, (old numbering NH 60), running from Morgram to Kharagpur, passes through Mejia.[6]

Education[edit]

The Government General Degree College at Gopalpur village, PO Mejia, was established in 2015. It is offering honours courses in geology, Bengali, English, economics, history, philosophy and accountancy.[7]

Healthcare[edit]

Mejia Block Public Health Centre functions as the central facility in Mejia CD Block, with two Public Health Centres at Ramchandrapur and Pairasole and 15 subcentres.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Mejia PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Bankura district". West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Government General Degree College at Mejia (Gopalpur)". GGDC. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bankura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.