Phansidewa (community development block)
|Community development block|
|• Total||336.56 km2 (129.95 sq mi)|
|• Density||510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Darjeeling|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Phansidewa|
Phansidewa (community development block) is an administrative division in Siliguri subdivision of Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Phansidewa police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Phansidewa.12
Phansidewa block consists of rural areas only with 7 gram panchayats, viz.
- Fansideoa Bansgoan
This block has one police station at Phansidewa. The headquarters of this block is in Phansidewa.
As per 2001 census, Phansidewa block had a total population of 171,384, out of which 87,897 were males and 83,487 were females. Phansidewa block registered a population growth of 22.38 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 16.94 per cent.2 Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Phansidewa
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.