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Kakdwip subdivision

Kakdwip
Subdivision
Kakdwip is located in West Bengal
Kakdwip
Kakdwip
Location in West Bengal
Kakdwip is located in India
Kakdwip
Kakdwip
Location in India
Coordinates: 21°52′34″N 88°11′07″E / 21.8760°N 88.1853°E / 21.8760; 88.1853
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
HeadquartersKakdwip
Area
 • Total1,389.95 km2 (536.66 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,008,653
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743347
Telephone code+91 3210 255/256/257
Vehicle registrationWB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituenciesMathurapur (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituenciesPatharpratima, Kakdwip, Sagar
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Kakdwip 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

12.36% of the total population of South 24 Parganas district live in Kakdwip subdivision.

Administrative units

Kakdwip subdivision has 8 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 42 gram panchayats, 217 mouzas and 202 inhabited villages. [1][2][3][4]

Police stations

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

Police station Area covered
(km2)
Border (km) Municipal town/ city CD Block
Kakdwip 91 - - Kakdwip, Namkhana
Harwood Point Coastal* 169 - - Kakdwip
Namkhana 95.26 - - Namkhana
Fraserganj Coastal 34.07 - - Namkhana
Sagar 225.3 - - Sagar
Gangasagar Coastal 77.72 - - Sagar
Patharpratima 293.96 - - Patharpratima
Gobardhanpur Coastal 207 - - Patharpratima

Note:Certain portions of Kakdwip subdivision are within the jurisdiction of Dholahat PS in Diamond Harbour subdivision

.*Newly added

Blocks

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

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Kakdwip Ganespur 252.74 281,963 22.95 0.80 82.37 17.09 77.93 -
Namkhana Namkhana 370.61 182,830 25.85 0.41 85.97 13.88 85.72 -
Sagar Rudranagar 282.11 212,037 26.53 0.40 87.88 11.73 84.21 -
Patharpratima Ramganga 241.9 331,823 22.95 0.80 88.91 10.72 82.11 -

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 42 gram panchayats under 4 community development blocks:[8][9]

  • Kakdwip CD block consists of eleven gram panchayats: Bapuji, Rabindra, Sri Sri Ramkrishna, Swami Bibekananda, Madhusudanpur, Ramgopalpur, Srinagar, Netaji, Rishi Bankimchandra, Suryanagar and Pratapadityanagar.
  • Patharpratima CD block consists of fifteen gram panchayats: Achintyanagar, Dakshin Raipur, Gopalnagar, Ramganga, Banashyamnagar, Digambarpur, Herambagopalpur, Sridharnagar, Brajaballavpur, Durbachati, Laksmijanardanpur, Srinarayanpur Purnachandrapur, Dakshin Gangadharpur, G Plot and Patharpratima.
  • Sagar CD block consists of nine gram panchayats: Dhablat, Dhaspara Sumatinagar II, Ghoramara, Ramkarchar, Dhaspara Sumatinagar I, Muriganga I, Rudranagar, Gangasagar and Muriganga II.

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 Kakdwip 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.[16]

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 Kakdwip subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[17]

  • Kakdwip subdivisional hospital, Kakdwip, 100 beds

Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds) [18]

  • Sagar Rural Hospital, Sagar CD Block, Rudranagar, PO Sagar, 30 beds
  • Dwarikanagar Rural Hospital, Namkhana CD block, Dwarikanagar, 30 beds
  • Madhabnagar Rural Hospital, Patharpratima CD block, Madhababnar, PO Patharpratima, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, CD block, location, beds)[19]

  • Harendranagar Block Primary Health Centre, Kakdwip CD block, Harendranagar, 10 beds

Primary Health Centres: (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)[20]

  • Kakdwip CD block: Ramchandranagar (10)
  • Namkhana CD block: Narayanpur (6), Maharajganj (6), Fraserganj (10), Bagdanga Mousuni (10)
  • Patharpratima CD block: Gadamathurpur (10), Brajballavpur (15), Indrapur (10)
  • Sagar CD block: Gangasagar (6), Mahendraganj (6), Muriganga (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 Patharpratima CD Block forms the Patharpratima (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The Kakdwip CD Block, along with two gram panchayats under the Namkhana CD Block: Budhakhali and Narayanpur, will form the Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The other five gram panchayats under the Namkhana CD Block along with the areas covered by the Sagar CD Block will form the Sagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). All the three legislative assembly constituencies will be legislative assembly segments of the Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates.[21]

References

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