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Diamond Harbour subdivision

Diamond Harbour
Subdivision
Diamond Harbour is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour is located in India
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°11′55″N 88°12′08″E / 22.1987°N 88.2023°E / 22.1987; 88.2023
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
HeadquartersDiamond Harbour
Area
 • Total1,259.68 km2 (486.37 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,125,758
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743331
Telephone code+91 3174 255/256/257
Vehicle registrationWB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituenciesJaynagar (SC), Mathurapur (SC), Diamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituenciesKulpi, Raidighi, Mandirbazar (SC), Magrahat Purba (SC), Magrahat Paschim, Diamond Harbour, Falta
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Diamond Harbour subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Subdivisions

South 24 Parganas district is divided into five administrative subdivisions:[1]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Alipore Sadar Alipore 427.43 1,490,342 59.85 40.15
Baruipur Baruipur 1,355.44 2,396,643 31.05 68.95
Canning Canning 1,103.73 1,140,562 12.37 87.63
Diamond Harbour Diamond Harbour 1,264.68 2,125,758 14.61 85.39
Kakdwip Kakdwip 1,389.93 1,008,653 0 100
South 24 Parganas Alipore 9,960,00 8,161,961 25.58 74.42

26.04% of the total population of South 24 Parganas district live in Diamond Harbourr subdivision.

Administrative units

Diamond Harbour subdivision has 11 police stations, 9 community development blocks, 9 panchayat samitis, 99 gram panchayats, 890 mouzas, 839 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 35 census towns. The municipality is at Diamond Harbour. The census towns are: Ajodhyanagar, Sirakol, Uttar Bishnupur, Ghola Noapara, Usthi, Barijpur, Uttar Kusum, Kalikapota, Bamna, Dhamua, Shyampur, Nainan, Uttar Kalas, Dihi Kalas, Swangrampur, Bilandapur, Magrahat, Chandpur (M), Bangsidharpur (M), Purba Bishnupur, Berandari Bagaria, Dhola, Hasimnagar, Baneshwarpur, Chandpala Anantapathpur, Fatepur, Masat, Sangrampur, Mohanpur, Durganagar, Patdaha, Krishna Chandrapur, Mathurapur, Purba Ranaghat, Lalpur,[1][2][3][4]

Police stations

Police stations in Diamond Harbour subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[1][5]

Police station Area covered
(km2)
Border (km) Municipal town/ city CD Block
Usthi n/a - - Magrahat I
Magrahat 135.184 - - Magrahat II
Mandirbazar 128.07 - - Mandirbazar
Kulpi 166,63 - - Kulpi
Dholahat 312.67 - - Kulpi, Mathurapur I, Kakdwip, Patharpratima
Falta 135.58 - - Falta
Diamond Harbour n/a - Diamond Harbour Diamond Harbour I, Diamond Harbour II
Diamond Harbour Women n/a - Diamond Harbour Diamond Harbour I
Ramnagar n/a - - Diamond Harbour II
Parulia Coastal n/a - - Diamond Harbour I, Diamond Harbour II
Mathurapur 115 - - Mathurapur I
Raidighi 230.5 - - Mathurapur II

Blocks

Community development blocks in Diamond Harbour subdivision are:[1][6][7]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Magrahat I Usthi 119.04 269,494 20.48 0.08 40.44 57.78 77.41 9
Magrahat II Magrahat 136.93 304,744 34.61 0.05 48.60 50.01 77.41 8
Mandirbazar Mandirbazar 118.07 214,040 42.49 0.01 62.03 37.65 75.89 3
Kulpi Kulpi 210.83 283,197 29.67 0.11 58.87 40.60 75.49 2
Falta Harindanga 130.68 249,561 24.15 0.03 64.86 35.00 77.17 4
Diamond Harbour I Diamond Harbour 68.43 135,160 18.63 0.01 47.72 52.16 75.72 4
Diamond Harbour II Sarisha 95.59 190,801 26.55 0.04 59.77 39.68 76.91 1
Mathurapur I Mathurapur 147.3 169,263 35.18 0.25 59.44 40.41 73.93 4
Mathurapur II Baribhanga Abad 227.45 280,839 28.23 2.10 82.08 15.37 77.77 -

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 99 gram panchayats under 9 community development blocks:[8][9]

  • Diamond Harbour I CD block consists of eight gram panchayats: Basuldanga, Derak, Masat, Bolsiddhi Kalinagar, Harindanga, Netra, Kanpur Dhanaberia and Parulia.
  • Diamond Harbour II CD block consists of eight gram panchayats: Bhadura Haridas, Khordo, Patra, Kalatalahat, Mathur, Sarisha, Kamarpol and Nurpur.
  • Falta CD block consists of 13 gram panchayats: Banganagar I, Chaluari, Gopalpur, Noyapukuria, Banganagar II, Debipur, Harindanga I, Belsingha I, Falta, Harindanga II, Belsingha II, Fatepur and Mallikpur.
  • Kulpi CD block consists of 14 gram panchayats: Baburmahal, Gajipur, Keoratala, Ramkrishnapur, Belpukur, Iswaripur, Kulpi, Ramnagar Gazipur, Chandipur, Kamarchak, Rajarampur, Dhola, Karanjali and Ramkishore.
  • Magrahat I CD block consists of 11 gram panchayats: Yearpur, Lakshmikantapur, Shrichanda, Uttar Kusum, Ektara, Rangilabad, Sirakol, Hariharpur, Kalikapota, Sangrampur, Sherpur and Usthi.
  • Magrahat II CD block consists of 14 gram panchayats: Amratala, Magrahat Paschim, Nainan, Dhamua Dakshnin, Gokarni, Magrahat Purba, Urelchandpur, Dhamua Uttar, Hotor Morjada, Mohanpur, Dhanpota, Jugdia and Multi.
  • Mandirbazar CD block consists of ten gram panchayats: Anchna, Nisapur, Ghateswar, Krishnapur, South Bishnupur, Dhanurhat, Jagadishpur, Chandpur Chaitanyapur, Gabberia and Kecharkur.
  • Mathurapur I CD block consists of ten gram panchayats: Abad Bhagawanpur, Krishna Chandrapur, Mathurapur Purba, Uttar Lakshminarayanpur, Dakshin Laksminarayanpur, Lalpur, Nalua, Mathurapur Paschim, Shankarpur and Debipur.
  • Mathurapur II CD block consists of 11 gram panchayats: Dighirpar Bakultala, Kankandighi, Kumrapara, Radhakantapur, Gilarchhat, Kasinagar, Nagendrapur, Raidighi, Kautala, Khari and Nandakumarpur.

Education

South 24 Parganas district had a literacy rate of 77.51% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Alipore Sadar subdivision had a literacy rate of 81.14%, Baruipur subdivision 77.45%, Canning subdivision 70.98%, Diamond Harbour subdivision 76.26% and Kakdwip subdivision 82.04%[10]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in South 24 Parganas district, with data for the year 2013-14:[10]

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
Alipore Sadar 531 53,719 34 4,455 50 16,471 91 66,813 5 8,122 6 3,094 1,379 53,429
Baruipur 883 132,649 65 8,954 50 26,443 128 129,195 8 27,657 7 6,735 3,116 138,507
Canning 532 81,697 59 9,181 29 10,515 55 57,921 4 5,490 1 n/a 2,105 96,622
Diamond Harbour 1,212 116,407 61 6,680 98 38,470 145 113,147 7 20,061 5 1,774 3,140 137,378
Kakdwip 598 53,058 45 5,654 48 20,383 82 56,192 3 5,420 1 100 1,844 78,897
South 24 Parganas district* 3,756 437,530 264 34,924 275 118,282 501 423,268 27 66,750 20 11,703 11,584 504,833

.* Does not include data for portions of South 24 Parganas district functioning under Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The following institutions are located in Diamond Harbour subdivision:

Healthcare

The table below (all data in numbers) presents an overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in South 24 Parganas district.[24]

Subdivision Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB Other
State
Govt
Deptts
Local
bodies
Central
Govt
Deptts /
PSUs
NGO /
Private
Nursing
Homes
Total Total
Number
of
Beds
Total
Number
of
Doctors
Indoor
Patients
Outdoor
Patients
Hospitals
Rural
Hospitals
Block
Primary
Health
Centres
Primary
Health
Centres
Alipore Sadar - 3 3 7 1 3 - 48 65 1,159 199 33,498 633,233
Baruipur 1 6 1 18 - 2 - 66 94 1,045 201 48,114 1,266,244
Canning 1 3 1 6 - - - 15 26 351 49 22,467 666,377
Diamond Harbour 1 6 3 17 - - - 68 95 1077 169 65,051 1,325,535
Kakdwip 1 3 1 11 - - - 20 36 458 73 28,707 405,501
South 24 Parganas district 4 21 9 59 1 5 - 217 316 4,090 691 197,837 4,397,890

Note: The district data does not include data for portions of South 24 Parganas district functioning under Kolkata Municipal Corporation. The number of doctors exclude private bodies.

Medical facilities in Diamond Harbour subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[25]

Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds) [26]

  • Mathurapur Rural Hospital, Mathurapur I CD block, Mathurapur, 60 beds
  • Raidighi Rural Hospital, Mathurapur II CD block, Raidighi, 60 beds
  • Baneswarpur Rural Hospital, Mograhat I CD block, Baneswarpur, 30 beds
  • Magrahat Rural Hospital, Magrahat II CD block, Magrahat, 30 beds
  • Panchagram (Netra) Rural Hospital, Diamond Harbour I CD block, PO Panchagram Singhi, 30 beds
  • Naiyarat Rural Hospital, Mandirbazar CD block, Naiyarat, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, CD block, location, beds)[27]

  • Falta Block Primary Health Centre, Falta CD block, Falta, 10 beds
  • Sarisha Block Primary Health Centre, Diamond Harbour II CD block, Sarisha, 15 beds
  • Kulpi Block Primary Health Centre, Kulpi CD block, Kulpi, 15 beds

Primary Health Centres: (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)[28]

  • Falta CD block: Dholtikuri (PO Charberia) (6)
  • Magrahat I CD block: Sirakol (6)
  • Magrahat II CD block: Mohanpu (6), Gokarni (6)
  • Diamond Harbour I CD block: Bardron (PO Hatuganj) (10), Raghunathpur (Masat) (6)
  • Diamond Harbour II CD block: Gandia Raghunathpur (6), Paschim Bhabanipur (PO Mukundapur) (6)
  • Mathurapur I CD block: Jadavpur (6), Ghatbakultala (10)
  • Mathurapur II CD block: Purandarpur (PO Pukurhat (6), Baribhanga Abad (6), Gilerchat (6)
  • Kulpi CD block: Dakshin Jagadishpur (6), Belpukur (10), Ramkishorepur (6), Jamtalhat (6)

Legislative Assembly Segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the Delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the areas under the Kulpi CD Block will form the Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The Mathurapur II CD Block and six gram panchayats under the Mathurapur I CD Block: Abad Bhagawanpur, Debipur, Krishna Chandrapur, Lalpur, Shankarpur and Nalua, will together form the Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The other four gram panchayats under the Mathurapur I CD Block and the areas under the Mandirbazar CD Block will together form the Mandirbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The areas under the Magrahat II CD Block will form the Magrahat Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The Magrahat Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) will be formed by the areas covered by the Magrahat I CD Block and the Netra gram panchayat under the Diamond Harbour I CD Block. The other seven gram panchayats under the Diamond Harbour I CD Block, the Diamond Harbour Municipality and six gram panchayats under the Diamond Harbour II CD Block: Khordo, Patra, Mathur, Sarisha, Kamarpol and Nurpur, will together form the Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The other two gram panchayats under the Diamond Harbour II CD Block: Bhadura Haridas and Kalatalahat, and the Falta CD Block will define the extent of the Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The legislative assembly constituencies of Mandirbazar and Magrahat Purba will be reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates. Magrahat Purba legislative assembly constituency will be a legislative assembly segment of the Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates. The legislative assembly constituencies of Kulpi, Raidighi, Mandirbazar and Magrahat Paschim will be legislative assembly segments of the Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates. Diamond Harbour and Falta legislative assembly constituencies will legislative assembly segments of the Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[29]

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