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Bolpur subdivision

Bolpur subdivision
Subdivision
Bolpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Bolpur subdivision is located in India
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 23°40′N 87°43′E / 23.67°N 87.72°E / 23.67; 87.72
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBirbhum
HeadquartersBolpur
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewb.gov.in

Bolpur subdivision is an administrative subdivision of Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Overview

Bolpur subdivision is part of the Suri-Bolpur Plain, a sub-micro physiographic region. It covers the interfluves of the Mayurakshi and Ajay, in the south-eastern part of the district. This area exhibits somewhat upland topography sloping from north-west to south-east.[1]

Geography

Subdivisions

Birbhum district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[2][3][4]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
(2001)
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Rampurhat Rampurhat 1,574.23 1,508,506 96.62 3.38
Suri Sadar Suri 1,782.72 1,121,871 96.57 3.43
Bolpur Bolpur 1,186.66 872,027 96.56 3.44
Birbhum district 4,545.00 3,502,404 96.59 3.41

Administrative units

Bolpur subdivision has 4 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 40 gram panchayats, 621 mouzas, 579 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 4 census towns. The municipality is: Bolpur. The census towns are: Ilambazar, Surul, Parota and Labhpur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bolpur.[5][3][4]

Police stations

Police stations in Bolpur subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction: [5][6][7]

Police station Area covered
km2
Municipal town CD Block
Bolpur 333.6 Bolpur Bolpur Sriniketan
Santiniketan n/a n/a n/a
Labhpur 271.2 - Labpur
Nanoor 309.2 - Nanoor
Ilambazar 259.5 - Ilambazar

Blocks

Community development blocks in Bolpur subdivision are:[8][3][9][10]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
(2001)
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Labpur Labhpur 267.98 201,901 30.53 4.71 69.24 30.54 71.20 1
Nanoor Nanoor 311.83 218,654 32.54 2.39 64.71 34.97 69.45 1
Bolpur Sriniketan Sriniketan 334.58 202,553 30.59 19.06 73.92 25.45 70.67 1
Ilambazar Ilambazar 261.54 168,709 23.63 8.94 51.67 47.41 74.27 1

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 40 gram panchayats under 4 community development blocks:[11]

  • Bolpur Sriniketan block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Bahiri–Panchshowa, Raipur–Supur, Sarpalehana–Albandha, Singhee, Kankalitala, Ruppur, Kasba, Sattor and Sian Muluk.
  • Ilambazar block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Batikar, Ghurisha, Mongoldihi, Belati, Illambazar, Nanasole, Dharampur, Joydev–Kenduli and Sirsha.
  • Labpur block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bipratikuri, Dwaraka, Jamna, Labpur–II, Chauhatta–Mahodari–I, Hatia, Kurunnahar, Thiba, Chauhatta & Mahodari –II, Indus and Labpur.
  • Nanoor block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bara Saota, Daskalgram–Kareya–I, Chandidas Nanoor, Daskalgram–Kareya–II, Kirnahar–II, Kirnahar–I, Thupsara, Uchkaran, Charkalgram, Jalundi and Nawanagar Kadda.

Education

Birbhum district had a literacy rate of 70.68% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Rampurhat subdivision had a literacy rate of 69.12%, Suri Sadar subdivision 71.16% and Bolpur subdivision 72.71%.[12]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Birbhum district, with data for the year 2013-14:[12]

Subdivision Primary
School
Middle
School
High
School
Higher Secondary
School
General
College, Univ
Technical /
Professional Instt
Non-formal
Education
Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student
Rampurhat 889 99,767 132 9,487 82 68,462 65 85,685 7 16,963 24 3,448 2,291 99,407
Suri Sadar 912 71,882 90 5,188 72 40,161 56 69,109 6 13,912 35 7,620 1,961 58,469
Bolpur 628 48,314 64 5,859 53 31,266 49 60,139 6 17,379 20 3,424 1,333 43,805
Birbhum district 2,429 219,263 286 20,534 207 139,889 170 214,925 19 48,254 79 14,492 5,585 201,681

The following institutions are located in Bolpur subdivision:

Healthcare

Medical facilities in Bolpur subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[24]
Bolpur Subdivisional Hospital, Bolpur, well known as Sian Hospital ,125 beds
Pearson Memorial Hospital, Santiniketan, 50 beds

Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD Block, location, beds) [25]
Labpur Rural Hospital, Labpur CD Block, Labhpur, 30 beds
Nanoor Rural Hospital, Nanoor CD Block, Nanoor, 30 beds
Ilambazar Rural Hospital, Ilambazar CD Block, Ilambazar, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, CD Block, location, beds)[26]
Bolpur Block Primary Health Centre, Bolpur Sriniketan CD Block, Bolpur, 60 beds

Primary Health Centres: (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)[27]
Bolpur Sriniketan CD Block: Panchsowa (6), Sattore Kasba (PO Sattore) (10), Supur (PO Rajatpur) (10)
Labpur CD Block: Bipratikuri (6), Dwaraka (6), Ramkrishnapur (PO Brahamanigram) (6), Thiba (10), Abhadanga (6)
Nanoor CD Block: Banagram (PO Nanoor) (6), Khujutipara (10), Kirnahar (10)
Ilambazar CD Block: Batikar (10), Jaydev Kenduli (6)

Electoral constituencies

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Bolpur subdivision were as follows:[28]

Lok Sabha constituency Reservation Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas
Bolpur SC Labpur None Labpur CD Block, and Ahmedpur, Amarpur, Bhromorkol, Panrui, Sangra and Sreenidhipur GPs of Sainthia CD Block
- - Nanoor SC Nanoor CD Block, and Bahiri Panchshowa, Kankalitala, Kasba, Sarpalehana Albandha, Sian Muluk and Singhee GPs of Bolpur Sriniketan CD Block
- - Bolpur None Bolpur municipality, Ilambazar CD Block and Raipur Supur, Ruppur and Sattor GPs of Bolpur Sriniketan CD Block
- - All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Bolpur subdivision -

References

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  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2008, Birbhum" (PDF). Table 2.2. Bureau of Applied Economics and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
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  16. ^ "Purni Devi Chaudhuri Girls' College". Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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  18. ^ [santiniketanpolytechnic.org "Santiniketan Institute of Polytechnic"] Check |url= value (help). SIP.
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  20. ^ "Sambhunath College". College Admission. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  21. ^ "Chandidas Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  22. ^ "Kabi Joydeb Mahavidyalaya". KJM. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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  25. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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  28. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 February 2018.