MONTESWAR BLOCK

 

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  Address      
Block Development Officer, Monteswar
Vill.+ P.O - Monteswar
Dist : Burdwan
PIN : 713 145
Phone : 0342-2750278
Fax : 0342-2750522
  Administrative Units      
Police Station : Monteswar Town
Panchayat Municipal Corporation : No : -
                Samity : 1                                      Ward : -
                Gram : 13 Municipality : No : -
                Gram Sansad : 171                      Ward : -
Mouzas : 144 Census Town : -
Inhabited Villages : 136 Out-growth : -
Households : 41476  
  Population (2001 Census)      
Area in Sq.KM : 305.19 Population : 213498
Density per Sq.KM : 700 P.C. of Population to district population : 3.10
Distribution of Rural and Urban population by sex
Male : Rural : 110163 Female : Rural : 103335
           Urban : -               Urban : -
           Total : 110163               Total : 103335
Total : Rural : 213498 Total : Urban : -
SC and ST population by sex
Scheduled Castes : Male : 24895 Scheduled Tribes : Male : 2787
                              Female : 23928                              Female : 2815
                              Total : 48823                              Total : 5602
Different categories of workers with non-workers
Total Workers : 73027 Non Workers : 140171
Main workers : 57122 Cultivators : 16820
Marginal workers : 15905 Agricultural Labourers : 31629
  Household Ind. workers : 4538
  Other workers : 20040
Population by religion and by sex
Hindu : Male : 66415 Muslim : Male : 43118
            Female : 62537               Female : 40227
            Total : 128952               Total : 83345
Christian : Male : 159 Sikh : Male : 132
                Female : 115           Female : 108
                Total : 274           Total : 240
Buddhist : Male : 55 Jain : Male : 1
                Female : 66         Female : 3
                Total : 121         Total : 4
Others : Male : 77 Religion not stated : Male : 206
             Female : 63                                Female : 216
             Total : 140                                Total : 422
  Educational Facility      
No. of Educational Institutions, Student, Teachers
Primary School : Institutions : 177 Middle School : Institutions : 5
                          Students : 20847                          Students : 1971
                          Teachers : 523                          Teachers : 34
High School : Institutions : 25 Higher Secondary School : Institutions : 7
                     Students : 14934                                           Students : 5878
                     Teachers : 301                                           Teachers : 127
General College & University : Institutions : 1 Professional & Technical Schools, :         Institutions : -
                                               Students : 1170 Colleges & Universities                           Students : -
                                               Teachers : 76                                                               Teachers : 76
Special & Non-formal : Institutions : 326  
Education                      Students: 17316  
                                     Teachers: 499  
Percentage of Literacy by sex in rural & urban areas
Rural : Male : 73.70 % Urban : Male : - %
           Female : 57.60 %             Female : - %
           Total : 65.90 %             Total : - %
Total : Male : 73.70 %         Female : 57.60 %         Total : 65.90 %
No. of Public Libraries
Public Library : 8 Free Reading Room : 8
Mass Literacy Centre : 70  
  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 : 37 Total No. of Doctors : 8
Achievement of Universal Immunization Programme
Tetanus Toxoid (TT) : 4848 Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) : 3982
Polio : 4239 Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) : 4697
Measles : 4486  
Patients Treated
Indoor : 2344 Outdoor : 81638
Total : 83982  
Deliveries performed : 2172 No. of Deaths : 445
Family Welfare Centers and treated cases
No. of Sub-centres : 32 Private FWC : -
Vasectomy : - Tubectomy : -
I.U.D. : 311 Others(CC+OP+MTP etc) : 2087
  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 : 11
Artificial Insemination Centre : 29  
Vetenary Personnel : 19 Cases treated : 28704
Live-Stock (as per L.S.Census-2003)
Cattle : 73664 Buffaloes : 6654
Goats : 49434 Poultry Birds : 226142
Fishery
No. of Govt. Schemes operated : 4 Expenditure ('000 Rs.) : 416.992
Assistace to needy fisherman ('000 Rs.) : 166.694 Net area available for pisciculture (hect.) : 728.34
Net area under effective pisciculture (hect.) : 530 No. of persons engaged in the profession : 1550
Approx. annual production (qtl.) : 21200  
  Agriculture      
Persons engaged in Agriculture
Bargadars : 4257 Patta holders : 12848
Small farmers : 2850 Marginal farmers : 19025
Agricultural Labourers : 31629  
Source of irrigation (Area in hect.)
Canal : River Lift Irrigation : No. : 20
           Area : 23471.78                                 Area : 797.00
Deep Tubewell : No. : 40 Shallow Tubewell : No. : -
                          Area : 1792.60                               Area : -
Total :    No. : 60 Area : 26061.38
Major Crops (Area in hect. and Production in '000 mt.)
Aus : Area : 354 Aman : Area : 24811
         Production : 1.009             Production : 78.809
Boro : Area : 21301 Jute : Area : 613
           Production : 69.449          Production : 9.011
Wheat : Area : 4 Potato : Area : 1116
             Production : 0.010              Production : 12.371
Musur : Area : 76 Maskalai : Area : -
             Production : 0.016                  Production : -
Khesari : Area : - Til : Area : 37
               Production : -        Production : 0.031
Mustard : Area : 1491 Gram : Area : -
                Production : 1.545             Production : -
  Bank, Co-operative, Assistance      
Bank
Commercial Bank : 8 Gramin Bank : 3
Co-operative Societies : 81 Small Savings Collection : Rs.9755000
Assistance
Old-age assistance : Recipients : 972 Amount Rs. 4915000
Widow assistance : Recipients : 27 Amount Rs. 170000
Physically Challanged assistance : Recipients : 21 Amount Rs. 132000
  Miscellaneous      
No. of Mouzas electrified : 144 No. of Mouzas having drinking water facilities : 136
No. of fertilizer depots : 48 No. of seed stores : 8
No. of fair price shops : 77 No. of Ferry services : 4
No. of Originating/ Terminating Bus routes : 23 Distance of the nearest Rly. Stn. from the Block H.Q. (KM) : 31
Roads (KM) No. of Cinema Houses : -
P.W.D : Surfaced : 64.10 Zilla Parishad : Surfaced : 42.00
              Unsurfaced : -                        Unsurfaced : 44.00
Gram Panchayat & Panchayat Samity : Surfaced : 150.09 Prime Minister's Gram Sarak Yojana : Surfaced : 17.59
                                                            Unsurfaced : 244.12                                                            Unsurfaced : -
Source : District Statistical Handbook

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