BURDWAN-I BLOCK

 

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  Address      
Block Development Officer, Burdwan-I
Vill. - Kamnara, P.O.- Mirzapur
Dist : Burdwan
PIN : 713 102
Phone : 0342-2622577
Fax : 0342-2622080
  Administrative Units      
Police Station : Burdwan Town
Panchayat Municipal Corporation : No : -
                Samity : 1                                      Ward : -
                Gram : 9 Municipality : No : -
                Gram Sansad : 144                      Ward : -
Mouzas : 80 Census Town : -
Inhabited Villages : 78 Out-growth : -
Households : 36148  
  Population (2001 Census)      
Area in Sq.KM : 250.41 Population : 179828
Density per Sq.KM : 718 P.C. of Population to district population : 2.16
Distribution of Rural and Urban population by sex
Male : Rural : 92650 Female : Rural : 87178
           Urban : -               Urban : -
           Total : 92650               Total : 87178
Total : Rural : 179828 Total : Urban : -
SC and ST population by sex
Scheduled Castes : Male : 28448 Scheduled Tribes : Male : 5535
                              Female : 27359                              Female : 5602
                              Total : 55807                              Total : 11137
Different categories of workers with non-workers
Total Workers : 66853 Non Workers : 112975
Main workers : 52623 Cultivators : 10818
Marginal workers : 14230 Agricultural Labourers : 25190
  Household Ind. workers : 1935
  Other workers : 28910
Population by religion and by sex
Hindu : Male : 66868 Muslim : Male : 25152
            Female : 63140               Female : 23483
            Total : 130008               Total : 48635
Christian : Male : 261 Sikh : Male : 201
                Female : 221           Female : 164
                Total : 482           Total : 365
Buddhist : Male : 20 Jain : Male : 5
                Female : 17         Female : 3
                Total : 37         Total : 8
Others : Male : 48 Religion not stated : Male : 95
             Female : 43                                Female : 107
             Total : 91                                Total : 202
  Educational Facility      
No. of Educational Institutions, Student, Teachers
Primary School : Institutions : 118 Middle School : Institutions : 3
                          Students : 17718                          Students : 496
                          Teachers : 462                          Teachers : 22
High School : Institutions : 16 Higher Secondary School : Institutions : 7
                     Students : 8917                                           Students : 4515
                     Teachers : 226                                           Teachers : 184
General College & University : Institutions : - Professional & Technical Schools, :         Institutions : -
                                               Students : - Colleges & Universities                           Students : -
                                               Teachers : -                                                               Teachers : -
Special & Non-formal : Institutions : 165  
Education                      Students: 6675  
                                     Teachers: 241  
Percentage of Literacy by sex in rural & urban areas
Rural : Male : 77.70 % Urban : Male : - %
           Female : 59.40 %             Female : - %
           Total : 68.80 %             Total : - %
Total : Male : 77.70 %         Female : 59.40 %         Total : 68.80 %
No. of Public Libraries
Public Library : 4 Free Reading Room : 4
Mass Literacy Centre : 42  
  Medical Facility      
No. of Medical Institutions
Health and Family Welfare Deptt., Govt. of W.B. : Hospitals : - Other Departments of Govt. of W.B. including State Govt. undertaking : -
Rural Hospitals : - Govt. of India including Central Govt. Undertaking : -
Block Primary Health Centres : 1 N.G.O./Private Bodies (Nursing Homes) : -
Primary Health Centres : 2 Total : 3
Total No. of beds : 23 Total No. of Doctors : 6
Achievement of Universal Immunization Programme (including Burdwan-II Block)
Tetanus Toxoid (TT) : 5410 Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) : 4883
Polio : 5020 Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) : 5219
Measles : 4769  
Patients Treated (including Burdwan-II Block)
Indoor : 1995 Outdoor : 67034
Total : 69029  
Deliveries performed : 3297 No. of Deaths : 840
Family Welfare Centers and treated cases (including Burdwan-II)
No. of Sub-centres : 24 Private FWC : -
Vasectomy : - Tubectomy : 30
I.U.D. : 294 Others(CC+OP+MTP etc) : 3073
  Veterinary Facility, Live Stock, Fishery      
Veterinary Facility
State Animal Health Centre/District Vetenary Hospital : - Block Animal Health Centre : 1
Additional Block Animal Health Centre : 1 Animal Development Aid Centre : 7
Artificial Insemination Centre : 19  
Vetenary Personnel : 25 Cases treated : 28938
Live-Stock (as per L.S.Census-2003)
Cattle : 61505 Buffaloes : 4776
Goats : 49721 Poultry Birds : 257308
Fishery
No. of Govt. Schemes operated : 4 Expenditure ('000 Rs.) : 188.184
Assistace to needy fisherman ('000 Rs.) : 98.696 Net area available for pisciculture (hect.) : 900
Net area under effective pisciculture (hect.) : 620 No. of persons engaged in the profession : 1300
Approx. annual production (qtl.) : 24800  
  Agriculture      
Persons engaged in Agriculture
Bargadars : 3175 Patta holders : 5089
Small farmers : 2515 Marginal farmers : 9190
Agricultural Labourers : 25190  
Source of irrigation (Area in hect.)
Canal (including Canal area of Burdwan-II Block) : River Lift Irrigation : No. : 5
           Area : 29810.36                                 Area : 209.30
Deep Tubewell : No. : 8 Shallow Tubewell : No. : -
                          Area : 269.03                               Area : -
Total :    No. : 13 Area : 30288.69
Major Crops (Area in hect. and Production in '000 mt.)
Aus : Area : 19 Aman : Area : 17609
         Production : 0.061             Production : 65.092
Boro : Area : 7189 Jute : Area : -
           Production : 25.846          Production : -
Wheat : Area : 9 Potato : Area : 726
             Production : 0.026              Production : 10.642
Musur : Area : - Maskalai : Area : -
             Production : -                  Production : -
Khesari : Area : - Til : Area : 27
               Production : -        Production : 0.022
Mustard : Area : 764 Gram : Area : -
                Production : 0.872             Production : -
  Bank, Co-operative, Assistance      
Bank
Commercial Bank : 11 Gramin Bank : 2
Co-operative Societies : 75 Small Savings Collection : Rs.10228000
Assistance
Old-age assistance : Recipients : 906 Amount Rs. 4525000
Widow assistance : Recipients : 21 Amount Rs. 132000
Physically Challanged assistance : Recipients : 26 Amount Rs. 164000
  Miscellaneous      
No. of Mouzas electrified : 80 No. of Mouzas having drinking water facilities : 80
No. of fertilizer depots : 62 No. of seed stores : -
No. of fair price shops : 54 No. of Ferry services : -
No. of Originating/ Terminating Bus routes : 9 Distance of the nearest Rly. Stn. from the Block H.Q. (KM) : 1
Roads (KM) No. of Cinema Houses : -
P.W.D : Surfaced : 44.40 Zilla Parishad : Surfaced : 26.07
              Unsurfaced : -                        Unsurfaced : 49.00
Gram Panchayat & Panchayat Samity : Surfaced : 98.77 Prime Minister's Gram Sarak Yojana : Surfaced : 9.62
                                                            Unsurfaced : 10.08                                                            Unsurfaced : -
Source : District Statistical Handbook

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