Suri II (community development block)

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Suri II
Community development block
Suri II is located in West Bengal
Suri II
Suri II
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°51′19″N 87°34′31″E / 23.85528°N 87.57528°E / 23.85528; 87.57528
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Sainthia
Area
 • Total 24.86 sq mi (64.39 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 77,002
 • Density 3,100/sq mi (1,196/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 63.85 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

Suri II (community development block) (Bengali: সিউড়ি II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Suri and Panrui police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Purandarpur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Purandarpur is located at 23°51′19″N 87°34′31″E / 23.8551900°N 87.5753100°E / 23.8551900; 87.5753100.

Suri II community development block has an area of 64.39  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Suri II block/panchayat samiti are: Abinashpur, Bansanka, Domdoma, Kendua, Koma and Purandarpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Suri II block had a total population of 77,002, out of which 39,631 were males and 37,371 were females. Suri II block registered a population growth of 18.19 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 25,332 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 10,472.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Suri II block had a total literacy of 63.85 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 73.35 per cent female literacy was 53.74 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10.