KANKSA BLOCK

 

  Address      
Block Development Officer, Kanksa
Vill. - Izzatganj, P.O. - Panagarh Bazar
Dist : Burdwan
PIN : 713 148
Phone : 0343-2524504
Fax : -
  Administrative Units      
Police Station : Kanksa Town
Panchayat Municipal Corporation : No : -
                Samity : 1                                      Ward : -
                Gram : 7 Municipality : No : -
                Gram Sansad : 119                      Ward : -
Mouzas : 86 Census Town : 3
Inhabited Villages : 81 Out-growth : -
Households : 30367  
  Population (2001 Census)      
Area in Sq.KM : 279.44 Population : 151276
Density per Sq.KM : 541 P.C. of Population to district population : 2.19
Distribution of Rural and Urban population by sex
Male : Rural : 62507 Female : Rural : 57973
           Urban : 16067               Urban : 14729
           Total : 78574               Total : 72702
Total : Rural : 120480 Total : Urban : 30796
SC and ST population by sex
Scheduled Castes : Male : 27646 Scheduled Tribes : Male : 7653
                              Female : 26226                              Female : 7394
                              Total : 53872                              Total : 15047
Different categories of workers with non-workers
Total Workers : 57032 Non Workers : 94244
Main workers : 37136 Cultivators : 8811
Marginal workers : 19896 Agricultural Labourers : 18064
  Household Ind. workers : 2678
  Other workers : 27479
Population by religion and by sex
Hindu : Male : 72419 Muslim : Male : 5484
            Female : 67250               Female : 4868
            Total : 139669               Total : 10352
Christian : Male : 112 Sikh : Male : 415
                Female : 110           Female : 349
                Total : 222           Total : 764
Buddhist : Male : 15 Jain : Male : 16
                Female : 14         Female : 10
                Total : 29         Total : 26
Others : Male : 45 Religion not stated : Male : 68
             Female : 37                                Female : 64
             Total : 82                                Total : 132
  Educational Facility      
No. of Educational Institutions, Student, Teachers
Primary School : Institutions : 108 Middle School : Institutions : 2
                          Students : 13386                          Students : 353
                          Teachers : 361                          Teachers : 14
High School : Institutions : 12 Higher Secondary School : Institutions : 6
                     Students : 6423                                           Students : 8182
                     Teachers : 156                                           Teachers : 134
General College & University : Institutions : - Professional & Technical Schools, :         Institutions : 4
                                               Students : - Colleges & Universities                           Students : 4046
                                               Teachers : -                                                               Teachers : -
Special & Non-formal : Institutions : 224  
Education                      Students: 10128  
                                     Teachers: 372  
Percentage of Literacy by sex in rural & urban areas
Rural : Male : 76.60 % Urban : Male : 84.50 %
           Female : 54.10 %             Female : 88.20 %
           Total : 65.80 %             Total : 76.80 %
Total : Male : 78.20 %         Female : 57.00 %         Total : 68.10 %
No. of Public Libraries
Public Library : 7 Free Reading Room : 7
Mass Literacy Centre : 64  
  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) : 3
Primary Health Centres : 4 Total : 8
Total No. of beds : 59 Total No. of Doctors : 10
Achievement of Universal Immunization Programme
Tetanus Toxoid (TT) : 2825 Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) : 3654
Polio : 3226 Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) : 3663
Measles : 3605  
Patients Treated
Indoor : 1181 Outdoor : 125280
Total : 126461  
Deliveries performed : 1839 No. of Deaths : 448
Family Welfare Centers and treated cases
No. of Sub-centres : 26 Private FWC : -
Vasectomy : - Tubectomy : -
I.U.D. : 209 Others(CC+OP+MTP etc) : 3757
  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 : 5
Artificial Insemination Centre : 13  
Vetenary Personnel : 13 Cases treated : 23177
Live-Stock (as per L.S.Census-2003)
Cattle : 46854 Buffaloes : 3190
Goats : 28013 Poultry Birds : 77732
Fishery
No. of Govt. Schemes operated : 4 Expenditure ('000 Rs.) : 1177.131
Assistace to needy fisherman ('000 Rs.) : 318.67 Net area available for pisciculture (hect.) : 879.64
Net area under effective pisciculture (hect.) : 543 No. of persons engaged in the profession : 1200
Approx. annual production (qtl.) : 20634  
  Agriculture      
Persons engaged in Agriculture
Bargadars : 5995 Patta holders : 9760
Small farmers : 3945 Marginal farmers : 8785
Agricultural Labourers : 18064  
Source of irrigation (Area in hect.)
Canal : River Lift Irrigation : No. : 20
           Area : 3776.52                                 Area : 591.22
Deep Tubewell : No. : 135 Shallow Tubewell : No. : -
                          Area : 604.83                               Area : -
Total :    No. : 155 Area : 4972.57
Major Crops (Area in hect. and Production in '000 mt.)
Aus : Area : 55 Aman : Area : 7766
         Production : 0.177             Production : 17.362
Boro : Area : 1214 Jute : Area : -
           Production : 3.961          Production : -
Wheat : Area : 116 Potato : Area : 210
             Production : 0.243              Production : 3.743
Musur : Area : - Maskalai : Area : -
             Production : -                  Production : -
Khesari : Area : - Til : Area : 14
               Production : -        Production : 0.007
Mustard : Area : 465 Gram : Area : -
                Production : 0.245             Production : -
  Bank, Co-operative, Assistance      
Bank
Commercial Bank : 5 Gramin Bank : 3
Co-operative Societies : 60 Small Savings Collection : Rs.61374000
Assistance
Old-age assistance : Recipients : 1146 Amount Rs. 6239000
Widow assistance : Recipients : 19 Amount Rs. 120000
Physically Challanged assistance : Recipients : 13 Amount Rs. 82000
  Miscellaneous      
No. of Mouzas electrified : 86 No. of Mouzas having drinking water facilities : 86
No. of fertilizer depots : 45 No. of seed stores : 6
No. of fair price shops : 36 No. of Ferry services : -
No. of Originating/ Terminating Bus routes : 4 Distance of the nearest Rly. Stn. from the Block H.Q. (KM) : 4
Roads (KM) No. of Cinema Houses : 1
P.W.D : Surfaced : 29.20 Zilla Parishad : Surfaced : 44.00
              Unsurfaced : -                        Unsurfaced : 47.00
Gram Panchayat & Panchayat Samity : Surfaced : 150.68 Prime Minister's Gram Sarak Yojana : Surfaced : 6.84
                                                            Unsurfaced : 142.00                                                            Unsurfaced : -
Source : District Statistical Handbook

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