Pingla (community development block)

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পিংলা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Pingla is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°16′19″N 87°35′08″E / 22.27191°N 87.58568°E / 22.27191; 87.58568Coordinates: 22°16′19″N 87°35′08″E / 22.27191°N 87.58568°E / 22.27191; 87.58568
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 220.24 km2 (85.04 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 170,792
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency Pingla, Sabang

Pingla (community development block) is an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Pingla police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Pingla.[1][2]


Pingla is located at 22°16′19″N 87°35′08″E / 22.27191°N 87.58568°E / 22.27191; 87.58568.

Pingla community development block has an area of 220.24  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Pingla block/ panchayat samiti are: Dhaneswarpur, Gobardhanpur, Jalchak I, Jalchak II, Jamna, Karkai, Khirai, Kusumda, Maligram and Tungur Pindrui.[3]


As per 2001 census, Pingla block had a total population of 170,792, out of which 88,251 were males and 82,541 were females. Pingla block registered a population growth of 14.25 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


Pingla is served by Balichak railway station.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  5. ^ "Pingla". Retrieved 2009-11-08.