Ketugram I (community development block)

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Ketugram I
Community development block
Ketugram I is located in West Bengal
Ketugram I
Ketugram I
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°42′36″N 87°57′24″E / 23.71000°N 87.95667°E / 23.71000; 87.95667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bolpur
Assembly constituency Ketugram
Area
 • Total 73.31 sq mi (189.86 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 146,013
 • Density 1,990/sq mi (769/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 59.88 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Ketugram I (community development block) (Bengali: কেতুগ্রাম I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Katwa subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ketugram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kandra.12

Geography

Rajoor, a constituent gram panchayat of Ketugram I block, is located at 23°42′36″N 87°57′24″E / 23.7101°N 87.9566°E / 23.7101; 87.9566.

Ketugram I community development block has an area of 189.86  km2.2

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Ketugram I block/panchayat samiti are: Agardanga, Ankhona, Berugram, Kandra-Jnandas, Moorgram-Gopalpur, Palita, Pandugram and Rajoor.3

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Ketugram I block had a total population of 146,013, out of which 74,513 were males and 71,500 were females. Ketugram I block registered a population growth of 16.38 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.2Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4

Scheduled castes at 40,271 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,491.5

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Ketugram I block had a total literacy of 59.88 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 67.78 per cent female literacy was 51.63 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.6

External links

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Burdwan district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Barddhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-23. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Bardhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 







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