Tehatta subdivision

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Tehatta subdivision
তেহট্ট মহকুমা
Subdivision
Tehatta subdivision is located in West Bengal
Tehatta subdivision
Tehatta subdivision
Tehatta subdivision is located in India
Tehatta subdivision
Tehatta subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°42′N 88°33′E / 23.70°N 88.55°E / 23.70; 88.55Coordinates: 23°42′N 88°33′E / 23.70°N 88.55°E / 23.70; 88.55
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Headquarters Tehatta
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website nadia.nic.in

Tehatta subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Nadia district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Overview[edit]

Nadia district is part of the large alluvial plain formed by the Ganges-Bhagirathi system. The plains spread southwards from the head of the delta. The Tehatta subdivision is topographically part of the Nadia Plain North. The Jalangi River forms the district/ subdivision border in the north-western part and then flows through the subdivision. The other important rivers are Mathabhanga and Bhairab. The subdivision slopes in a south-easterly direction and on the east has a long boundary with Bangladesh. The area had large forests. The huge influx of refugees that took place in the district immediately after the partition of India and the steady influx ever since paved way for conversion of forest into agricultural land.[1]

Subdivisions[edit]

Nadia district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[2]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Tehatta subdivision Tehatta 862.18 796,245 97.15 2.85
Krishnanagar Sadar Krishnanagar 1,661.10 2,186,503 79.205 20.795
Ranaghat Ranaghat 893.58 1,432,761 58.32 41.68
Kalyani Kalyani 526.57 891,563 23.27 76.73
Nadia district Krishnanagar 3,927.00 5,307,072 66.86 33.14

Administrative units[edit]

Tehatta subdivision has 5 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 36 gram panchayats, 240 mouzas, 217 inhabited villages and 2 census towns. The census towns are: Karimpur and Uttampur.

The subdivision has its headquarters at Tehatta.[3][4]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Tehatta subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[5][6][7]

Police station Area covered
km2
India-Bangladesh
border km
Municipal town CD Block
Karimpur 116.796 4 - Karimpur I
Hogalbaria 122.5 14 - Karimpur I
Murutia 85.05 32 - Karimpur II
Thanapara 97.0835 - - Karimpur II
Tehatta 519 45 - Tehatta I, Tehatta II

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Tehatta subdivision are:[8][9]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Karimpur I Baruipara 215.78 183,556 17.46 3.20 67.77 31.95 67.70 2
Karimpur II Rahmatpur 224.38 217,136 16.18 1.22 39.52 60.38 62.04
Tehatta I Tehatta 249.55 244,322 34.91 1.83 68.95 29.21 70.72
Tehatta II Palashipara 172.47 151,231 16.59 1.38 50.00 49.89 68.52

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 36 gram panchayats under 4 community development blocks:[10]

Karimpur I block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Harekrishnapur, Jamsherpur, Karimpur–II, Pipulbaria, Hogolbaria, Karimpur–I, Madhugari and Shikarpur.

Karimpur II block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Dhoradaha–I, Murutia, Narayanpur–II, Rahamatpur, Dhoradaha–II, Nandanpur, Natidanga–I, Dighal Kandi, Narayanpur–I and Natidanga&nda

Tehatta I block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Betai–I, Chhitka, Patharghata–I, Shyamnagar, Betai–II, Kanainagar, Patharghata–II, Tehatta, Chanderghat, Natna and Raghunathpur.

Tehatta II block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Barnia, Hanspukuria, Palsunda–I, Sahebnagar, Gopinathpur, Palasipara and Palsunda–II.

Education[edit]

Nadia district had a literacy rate of 74.97% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Tehatta subdivision had a literacy rate of 67.25%, Krishnanagar Sadar subdivision 71.03%, Ranaghat subdivision 79.51% and Kalyani subdivision 83.35. [11]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Nadia district for the year 2013-14:[11]

Subdivision Primary
School
Middle
School
High
School
Higher Secondary
School
General
College, Univ
Technical /
Professional Instt
Non-formal
Education
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Institution
Student
Tehatta 424 35,755 27 3,746 12 9,223 53 85,338 2 9,556 7 705 1,321 49,314
Krishnanagar Sadar 1,066 106,019 82 14,710 39 22,754 160 222,437 9 26,970 24 3,265 2,836 106,868
Ranaghat 707 57,335 45 4,494 39 20,958 106 147,018 4 22,678 4 326 2,000 58,835
Kalyani 428 32,856 28 2,594 15 7,160 86 95,192 4 15477 27 12,522 1,160 22,331
Nadia district 2,625 231,965 182 25,544 105 60,695 405 549,985 19 74,771 62 16,548 7,317 237,348

Note: Primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools include madrasahs; technical schools include junior technical schools, junior government polytechnics, industrial technical institutes, industrial training centres, nursing training institutes etc.; technical and professional colleges include engineering colleges, medical colleges, para-medical institutes, management colleges, teachers training and nursing training colleges, law colleges, art colleges, music colleges etc. Special and non-formal education centres include sishu siksha kendras, madhyamik siksha kendras, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.[11]

The following institutions are located in Tehatta subdivision:

Healthcare[edit]

The table below (all data in numbers) presents an overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Nadia district.[16]

Subdivision Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB Other
State
Govt
Deptts
Local
bodies
Central
Govt
Deptts /
PSUs
NGO /
Private
Nursing
Homes
Total Total
Number
of
Beds
Total
Number
of
Doctors*
Indoor
Patients
Outdoor
Patients
Hospitals
Rural
Hospitals
Block
Primary
Health
Centres
Primary
Health
Centres
Tehatta 1 1 2 7 - - - 6 17 405 36 36,811 1,035,750
Krishnanagar Sadar 3 4 3 20 2 16 1 31 80 2,386 113 165,867 2,304,887
Ranaghat 2 1 2 15 1 8 - 21 50 780 104 58,507 1,426,852
Kalyani 4 1 - 7 1 5 - 25 43 1,863 226 90,327 1,272,701
Nadia district 10 7 7 49 4 29 1 83 190 5,434 479 351,512 6,040,190

.* Excluding nursing homes

Hospital in Tehatta subdivision: (Name, location, beds)[17]
Tehatta Subdivisional Hospital, Tehatta, 68 beds

Rural Hospitals and BPHC: (Name, block, location, beds) [17]
Karimpur Rural Hospital, Karimpur I CD Block, Karimpur, 50 beds
Nathidanga Rural Hospital, Karimpur II CD Block, Nathidanga, 30 beds
Palashipara (Pritimoyee) Rural Hospital, Tehatta II CD Block, Palashipara, 30 beds
Nazirpur Block Primary Health Centre, Tehatta I CD Block, Nazirpur, 10 beds

Primary Health Centres (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)[17]
Karimpur I CD Block: Sikarpur (10 beds), Bagchi Jamsherpur (10 beds)
Karimpur II CD Block: Nandanpur (10 beds)
Tehatta I CD Block: Kusthia (6 beds), Shyamnagar (10 beds)
Tehatta II CD Block: Barnia (10 beds), Chhota Nalda (6 beds)

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Tehatta subdivision were as follows: [18]

Lok Sabha constituency Reservation Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas
Murshidabad None Karimpur None Karimpur I community development block and Dhoradaha I, Dhoradaha II, Murutia, Natidanga I, Natidanga II and Rahamatpur gram panchayats of Karimpur II community development block
All other Vidhan Sabha segments in Murshidabad district
Krishnanagar None Tehatta None Betai I, Betai II, Chhitka, Kanainagar, Natna, Patharghata I, Raghunathpur, Shyamnagar and Tehatta GPs of Tehatta I CD Block and Dighal, Kandi, Nandanpur, Narayanpur I and Narayanpur II GPs of Karimpur II CD Block
Palashipara None Chanderghat and PatharghataII gram panchayats of Tehatta I CD Block, Tehatta II CD Block, and Bikrampur, Bilkumari, Dhananjaypur and Haranagar GPs of Nakashipara CD Block
All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Tehatta subdivision

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook, Nadia, 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Pages 13,14. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Bardhaman - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Nadia District Police". Police Unit. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Nadia District Police Station Details". Nadia Police. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Tables 2.7, 17.2, 16.1, 18.1, 18.2, 20.1, 21.2, 4.4, 3.1, 3.3 – arranged as per use. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Nadia - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  11. ^ a b c "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Basic data: Table 4.4, 4.5, Clarifications: other related tables. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "Karimpur Pannadevi College". KPC. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  13. ^ "Karimpur Pannadevi College". College Admission. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "Dr. B.R.Ambedkar College, Betai". BRAC. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  15. ^ "Tehatta Government College". TGC. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  16. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Table 3.1, 3.3. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 March 2017. 
  17. ^ a b c "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 May 2017. 
  18. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18, 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2017.