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Diamond Harbour I (community development block)

Diamond Harbour I
Community development block
Diamond Harbour I is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour I
Diamond Harbour I
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Parliamentary constituency Diamond Harbour
Assembly constituency Diamond Harbour, Magrahat Paschim
Area
 • Total 26.00 sq mi (67.33 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 133,356
 • Density 5,130/sq mi (1,981/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 67.13 per cent
Website http://s24pgs.gov.in/

Diamond Harbour I (community development block) (Bengali: ডায়মন্ড হারবার I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Diamond Harbour subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Diamond Harbour police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Diamond Harbour.[1][2]

Geography

Diamond Harbour is located at .

Diamond Harbour I community development block has an area of 67.33  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour I block/panchayat samiti are: Basuldanga, Bol Siddhi Kalinagar, Dearak, Harindanga, Kanpur Dhanberia, Mashat, Netra and Parulia.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Diamond Harbour I block had a total population of 133,356, out of which 68,946 were males and 64,410 were females. Diamond Harbour I block registered a population growth of 16.50 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for South 24 Parganas district was 20.89 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 27,932 formed around one-fourth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 217.[5]

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Diamond Harbour I block had a total literacy of 67.13 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 76.53 per cent female literacy was 56.93 per cent. South 24 Parganas district had a total literacy of 69.45 per cent, male literacy being 79.19 per cent and female literacy being 59.01 per cent.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". South 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, South Twentyfour Parganas District (18)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Annexure A of 322 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/IC-02/08; Date: 27.03.2009 – Statement of Release of Development Grant under BRGF. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  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 2011-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, South Twentyfour Parganas District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
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