|• Total||993.75 km2 (383.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||ISO 3166-2:IN|
Kalna subdivision is spread mostly across the Bhagirathi basin, with its western part intruding into the Bardhaman plain, the central plain area of the district.
|Bardhaman Sadar North||Bardhaman||1,958.43||1,586,623||73.58||26.42|
|Bardhaman Sadar South||Memari||1,410.03||1,198,155||95.54||4.46|
|Purba Bardhaman district||Bardhaman||5,432.69||4,835,532||84.98||15.02|
|Cities and towns in the Kalna subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district|
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
Kalna subdivision has 4 police stations, 5 community development blocks, 5 panchayat samitis, 47 gram panchayats, 543 mouzas, 525 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 9 census towns. The single municipality is at Kalna. The census towns are: Srirampur, Hatsimla, Jaluidanga, Gopinathpur, Nasratpur, Dhatrigram, Piarinagar, Uttar Goara and Shashpur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Kalna.
As per the 2011 Census of India data Kalna subdivision, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, had a total population of 1,087,732. There were 556,573 (51%) males and 531,159 (49%) females. Population below 6 years was 113,711.
As per the 2011 census data the total number of literates in Kalna subdivision, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, was 732,111 (75.16% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 402,516 (80.70% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 329,595 (69.35% of the female population over 6 years).
In the 2011 census Hindus numbered 766,230 and formed 70.44% of the population in Kalna subdivision. Muslims numbered 306,360 and formed 28.17% of the population. Christians numbered 1,859 and formed 0.17% of the population. Others numbered 13,283 and formed 1.22% of the population.
|Police station||Area covered
|Municipal town||CD Block|
|Nadanghat||60||-||Purbasthali I (part), Purbasthali II (part)|
|Purbasthali||180.3||Purbasthali I (part), Purbasthali II (part)|
|Kalna||347.6||Kalna||Kalna I, Kalna II|
|SC %||ST %||Hindus %||Muslims %||Literacy
In the erstwhile Bardhaman district agriculture was the pre-dominant economic activity and the main source of livelihood for the rural people. The soil and climate favours the production of food grains. Cash crops are also grown. Irrigation facilities had contributed in a major way towards higher agricultural productivity. Amongst the districts of West Bengal, Bardhaman district had maximum irrigated land under cultivation. Given below is an overview of the agricultural production (all data in tonnes) for Bardhaman Sadar North subdivision, other subdivisions and the Purba Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of the erstwhile Bardhaman district, with data for the year 2013-14.
|CD Block/ Subdivision||Rice||Wheat||Jute||Pulses||Oil seeds||Potatoes||Sugarcane|
|Bardhaman Sadar North||688,626||908||-||108||3,059||105,182||1,802|
|Bardhaman Sadar South||441,645||1,758||33||1,375||14,619||883,457||1,192|
|Purba Bardhaman district||1,897,030||6,765||244,576||1,864||36,535||1,200,226||101,042|
Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Purba Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, with data for the year 2013-14:
|Bardhaman Sadar North||947||83,083||42||3,019||122||72,981||92||94,260||8||24,612||38||7,666||2,331||81,318|
|Bardhaman Sadar South||787||59,920||38||3,138||103||59,680||60||62,371||5||9,521||7||2,069||2,067||64,473|
|Purba Bardhaman district||3,008||249,491||127||9,778||373||234,329||245||266,610||20||51,692||60||11,588||7,571||277,766|
Note: Primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools include madrasahs; technical schools include junior technical schools, junior government polytechnics, industrial technical institutes, industrial training centres, nursing training institutes etc.; technical and professional colleges include engineering colleges, medical colleges, para-medical institutes, management colleges, teachers training and nursing training colleges, law colleges, art colleges, music colleges etc. Special and non-formal education centres include sishu siksha kendras, madhyamik siksha kendras, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.
The following institutions are located in Kalna subdivision:
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 Purba Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of the erstwhile Bardhaman district in 2017, with data for the year 2013-14.
|Subdivision||Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB||Other
|Bardhaman Sadar North||1||2||5||23||2||-||1||69||103||2,915||554||156,726||2,525,789|
|Bardhaman Sadar South||-||1||5||21||-||-||-||12||39||374||41||209,640||1,619,459|
|Purba Bardhaman district||3||5||19||74||2||-||1||109||213||4,360||699||481,061||6,623,681|
Medical facilities available in Kalna subdivision are as follows:
Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)
Kalna Subdivisional Hospital, Kalna, 200 beds
Indian Red Cross Society, Kalna, 8 beds
Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds)
Srirampur Rural Hospital, Purbasthali I CD block, Srirampur, PO Vidyanagar, 30 beds
Purbasthali Rural Hospital, Purbasthali II CD block, Purbasthali, 30 beds
Atgharia Rural Hospital, Kalna I CD block, Atgharia, 30 beds
Monteswar Rural Hospital, Manteswar CD block, Monteswar, 30 beds
Block Primary Health Centre: (Name, block, location, beds)
Badla BPHC, Kalna II, Badla, PO Chagram, 15 beds
Primary Health Centres: (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)
Kalna I: Baghnapara (10), Sahajpur (6), Sultanpur (10)
Kalna II: Akalpoush (6), Angarson, PO Pindra (2), Baidyapur (15), Tehatta (2)
Manteswar: Dhanyakherur, PO Majhergram (10), Moinampur, PO Katsihi (6), Putsuri (6)
Purbasthali I: Dogachhia, PO Rai Dogachhia (4), Nadanghat (10), Nowapara (4)
Purbasthali II: Kubajpur, PO Rai Dogachhia (4), Nimdah, PO Belerhat (6), Patuli (10), Singari, PO Laxmipur (10)
|Lok Sabha constituency||Reservation||Vidhan Sabha constituency||Reservation||CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas|
|Bardhaman Purba||Reserved for SC||Kalna||Reserved for SC||Kalna municipality, Kalna II CD Block and Bagnapara, Hatkalna and Krishnadevpur gram panchayats of Kalna I CD Block|
|Purbasthali Dakshin||None||Nandai, Kankuria, Begpur, Atghoria Simlan, Dhatrigram and Sultanpur gram panchayats of Kalna I CD Block and Nasratpur, Samudragarh, Bagpur, Sreerampur and Nadanghat gram panchayats of Purbasthali I CD Block|
|Purbasthali Uttar||None||Purbasthali II CD Block, Jahannagar and Dogachia gram panchayats of Purbasthali I CD Block, and Bamunpara, Mamudpur II and Putsuri gram panchayats of Manteswar CD Block|
|All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Kalna subdivision|
|Bardhaman-Durgapur||None||Manteswar||None||Baghsan, Vagra Mulgram, Denur, Jamna, Kusumgram, Majhergram, Mamudpur I, Manteswar, Pipalan and Shushunia gram panchayats of Manteswar CD Block and Barapalason I, Barapalason II, Bohar I, Bohar II, Bijur I, Bijur II and Satgachhia I gram panchayats of Memari II CD Block|
|All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Kalna subdivision|