KHANDAGHOSH BLOCK

 

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  Address      
Block Development Officer, Khandaghosh
Vill.+ P.O - Sagrai
Dist : Burdwan
PIN : 713 424
Phone : 03451-253310
Fax : -
  Administrative Units      
Police Station : Khandaghosh Town
Panchayat Municipal Corporation : No : -
                Samity : 1                                      Ward : -
                Gram : 10 Municipality : No : -
                Gram Sansad : 134                      Ward : -
Mouzas : 111 Census Town : -
Inhabited Villages : 107 Out-growth : -
Households : 33599  
  Population (2001 Census)      
Area in Sq.KM : 265.23 Population : 170331
Density per Sq.KM : 624 P.C. of Population to district population : 2.47
Distribution of Rural and Urban population by sex
Male : Rural : 87636 Female : Rural : 82695
           Urban : -               Urban : -
           Total : 87636               Total : 82695
Total : Rural : 170331 Total : Urban : -
SC and ST population by sex
Scheduled Castes : Male : 32569 Scheduled Tribes : Male : 2039
                              Female : 31243                              Female : 2078
                              Total : 63812                              Total : 4117
Different categories of workers with non-workers
Total Workers : 67034 Non Workers : 103297
Main workers : 46364 Cultivators : 15362
Marginal workers : 20670 Agricultural Labourers : 30395
  Household Ind. workers : 2042
  Other workers : 19235
Population by religion and by sex
Hindu : Male : 58995 Muslim : Male : 28354
            Female : 56060               Female : 26382
            Total : 115055               Total : 54736
Christian : Male : 29 Sikh : Male : 79
                Female : 29           Female : 73
                Total : 58           Total : 152
Buddhist : Male : 12 Jain : Male : 1
                Female : 14         Female : 0
                Total : 26         Total : 1
Others : Male : 69 Religion not stated : Male : 97
             Female : 57                                Female : 80
             Total : 126                                Total : 177
  Educational Facility      
No. of Educational Institutions, Student, Teachers
Primary School : Institutions : 142 Middle School : Institutions : 3
                          Students : 16773                          Students : 438
                          Teachers : 416                          Teachers : 19
High School : Institutions : 14 Higher Secondary School : Institutions : 7
                     Students : 8362                                           Students : 6133
                     Teachers : 159                                           Teachers : 126
General College & University : Institutions : - Professional & Technical Schools, :         Institutions : -
                                               Students : - Colleges & Universities                           Students : -
                                               Teachers : -                                                               Teachers : -
Special & Non-formal : Institutions : 205  
Education                      Students: 9047  
                                     Teachers: 255  
Percentage of Literacy by sex in rural & urban areas
Rural : Male : 81.50 % Urban : Male : - %
           Female : 63.60 %             Female : - %
           Total : 72.80 %             Total : - %
Total : Male : 81.50 %         Female : 63.60 %         Total : 72.80 %
No. of Public Libraries
Public Library : 6 Free Reading Room : 6
Mass Literacy Centre : 57  
  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 : 3 Total : 4
Total No. of beds : 29 Total No. of Doctors : 7
Achievement of Universal Immunization Programme
Tetanus Toxoid (TT) : 3104 Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) : 3166
Polio : 3281 Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) : 3352
Measles : 3216  
Patients Treated
Indoor : 9081 Outdoor : 193020
Total : 202101  
Deliveries performed : 2395 No. of Deaths : 360
Family Welfare Centers and treated cases
No. of Sub-centres : 26 Private FWC : -
Vasectomy : - Tubectomy : 19
I.U.D. : 192 Others(CC+OP+MTP etc) : 1376
  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 : 8
Artificial Insemination Centre : 18  
Vetenary Personnel : 16 Cases treated : 26035
Live-Stock (as per L.S.Census-2003)
Cattle : 70124 Buffaloes : 2989
Goats : 58463 Poultry Birds : 230683
Fishery
No. of Govt. Schemes operated : 4 Expenditure ('000 Rs.) : 1137.749
Assistace to needy fisherman ('000 Rs.) : 178.016 Net area available for pisciculture (hect.) : 1237
Net area under effective pisciculture (hect.) : 865 No. of persons engaged in the profession : 1670
Approx. annual production (qtl.) : 35465  
  Agriculture      
Persons engaged in Agriculture
Bargadars : 7688 Patta holders : 11619
Small farmers : 3260 Marginal farmers : 14635
Agricultural Labourers : 30395  
Source of irrigation (Area in hect.)
Canal : River Lift Irrigation : No. : 2
           Area : 15376.04                                 Area : 48.37
Deep Tubewell : No. : 22 Shallow Tubewell : No. : -
                          Area : 756.27                               Area : -
Total :    No. : 24 Area : 16180.68
Major Crops (Area in hect. and Production in '000 mt.)
Aus : Area : - Aman : Area : 20566
         Production : -             Production : 64.526
Boro : Area : 7742 Jute : Area : -
           Production : 18.875          Production : -
Wheat : Area : 155 Potato : Area : 4473
             Production : 0.273              Production : 58.847
Musur : Area : 121 Maskalai : Area : -
             Production : 0.090                  Production : -
Khesari : Area : - Til : Area : 1869
               Production : -        Production : 0.763
Mustard : Area : 1680 Gram : Area : -
                Production : 1.268             Production : -
  Bank, Co-operative, Assistance      
Bank
Commercial Bank : 9 Gramin Bank : 3
Co-operative Societies : 65 Small Savings Collection : Rs.9185000
Assistance
Old-age assistance : Recipients : 838 Amount Rs. 4164000
Widow assistance : Recipients : 22 Amount Rs. 139000
Physically Challanged assistance : Recipients : 16 Amount Rs. 100000
  Miscellaneous      
No. of Mouzas electrified : 111 No. of Mouzas having drinking water facilities : 110
No. of fertilizer depots : 71 No. of seed stores : -
No. of fair price shops : 56 No. of Ferry services : -
No. of Originating/ Terminating Bus routes : 7 Distance of the nearest Rly. Stn. from the Block H.Q. (KM) : 12
Roads (KM) No. of Cinema Houses : -
P.W.D : Surfaced : 56.00 Zilla Parishad : Surfaced : 52.00
              Unsurfaced : -                        Unsurfaced : 54.00
Gram Panchayat & Panchayat Samity : Surfaced : 191.44 Prime Minister's Gram Sarak Yojana : Surfaced : 31.00
                                                            Unsurfaced : 87.56                                                            Unsurfaced : -
Source : District Statistical Handbook

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