Nabagram (community development block)

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নবগ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Nabagram is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°04′14″N 88°02′20″E / 24.0706034°N 88.0389404°E / 24.0706034; 88.0389404Coordinates: 24°04′14″N 88°02′20″E / 24.0706034°N 88.0389404°E / 24.0706034; 88.0389404
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Total 305.61 km2 (118.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 227,586
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 140,735 (70.83%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nabagram

Nabagram is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nabagram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nabagram.


Maharul, one of the constituent panchayats of Nabagram block, is located at 24°04′14″N 88°02′20″E / 24.0706034°N 88.0389404°E / 24.0706034; 88.0389404.

Nabagram CD Block has an area of 305.61 km2.

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Nabagram block/ panchayat samiti are: Amarkunda, Gurapashla, Hozbibidanga, Kiriteswari, Maharul, Nabagram, Narayanpur, Panchagram, Rasulpur and Shibpur.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Nabagram CD Block had a total population of 227,586, all of which were rural. There were 116,134 (51%) males and 111,452 (49%) females. The population below 6 years was 28,900. Scheduled Castes numbered 56,622 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 16,770.[2]

Large villages in Nabagram CD Block were (2011 population figures in brackets): Nimgram (4,056), Chupar (5,367), Sahebnagar (4,094), Panchgram (17,137), Rasulpur (9,954), Singar (5,200), Gura (6,802), Nabagram (6,939), Rajkhanda (4,005), Bilbari (4,142), and Dafarpur (5,243).[2]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Nabagram CD Block was 140,735 (70.83% of the population above 6 years) out of which 77,534 (55%) were males and 63,201 (45%) were females.[2]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Murshidabad district was 66.59.[3]Literacy in West Bengal was 77.08% in 2011.[4]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[4]


  1. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Provisional population tables and annexures" (PDF). Census 2011:Table 2(3) Literates and Literacy rates by sex. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 February 2016.