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Kalna subdivision

Kalna subdivision
Subdivision
Kalna subdivision is located in West Bengal
Kalna subdivision
Kalna subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Kalna subdivision is located in India
Kalna subdivision
Kalna subdivision
Kalna subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 23°13′N 88°10′E / 23.22°N 88.17°E / 23.22; 88.17
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
HeadquartersKalna
Area
 • Total993.75 km2 (383.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,097,732
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeISO 3166-2:IN
Website[bardhaman.gov.in]

Kalna subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Purba Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Overview

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.[1]

Subdivisions

Purba Bardhaman district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[2][3]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
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
Katwa Katwa 1,070.48 963,022 88.44 11.56
Kalna Kalna 993.75 1,087,732 87.00 13.00
Purba Bardhaman district Bardhaman 5,432.69 4,835,532 84.98 15.02

Administrative units

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.[4][5]

Demographics

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.[6]

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).[6]

See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate

Religion in Kalna subdivision
Hindu
70.44%
Muslim
28.17%
Christian
0.17%
Others
1.22%

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.[7]

Police stations

Police stations in Kalna subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[8][9]

Police station Area covered
km2
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
Monteswar 354.04 - Manteswar

Blocks

Community development blocks in Kalna subdivision are:[2][10]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Purbasthali I Srirampur 148.44 206,977 25.46 3.68 74.70 24.95 77.59 5
Purbasthali II Patuli 192.47 212,355 26.11 3.73 68.06 31.60 70.35 -
Kalna I Rangapara 169.08 206,945 28.63 10.13 68.60 29.00 75.81 3
Kalna II Singarkone 172.17 167,335 36.61 17.29 80.32 15.34 76.25 1
Manteswar Monteswar 305.19 237,398 23.95 2.93 57.69 41.77 73.08 -

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 47 gram panchayats under 5 community development blocks:[5]

  • Kalna I block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Atgharia Simlan, Dhatrigram, Krishnadevpur, Baghnapara, Hatkalna, Nandai, Begpur, Kankuria and Sultanpur.
  • Kalna II block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Akalpaus, Badla, Baradhamas, Pindira, Anukhal, Baidyapur, Kalyanpur and Satgachhi.
  • Manteswar block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Baghson, Kusumgram, Monteswar, Vagra Mulgram, Bamunpara, Majhergram, Pipalan, Denur, Mamudpur–I, Putsuri, Jamna, Mamudpur–II and Shushunia.
  • Purbasthali I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Bogpur, Jahannagar, Nasratpur, Srirampur, Dogachhia, Nadanghat and Samudragarh.
  • Purbasthali II block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Jhaudanga, Majdia, Nimdaha, Purbasthali, Kalekhantala–I, Mertala, Patuli, Kalekhantala–II, Muksimpara and Pilla.

Economy

Agriculture

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.[11] 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.[12]

CD Block/ Subdivision Rice Wheat Jute Pulses Oil seeds Potatoes Sugarcane
Purbasthali 51,661 669 35,103 28 2,680 1,649 -
Purbasthali II 2,715 2,774 104,835 125 2,703 2,774 -
Kalna I 57,151 - 23,084 8 4,647 23,876 -
Kalna II 49,981 3 16,005 3 275 - -
Manteswar 95,641 15 348 - 1,120 28,709 565
Kalna subdivision 257,149 3,461 179,375 164 11,425 159,659 565
Katwa 509,610 638 65,168 217 7,432 51,928 97,483
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

Education

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:[13]

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
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
Katwa 601 52,239 21 1,637 74 45,704 42 44,645 3 7,965 8 1,190 1,412 64,979
Kalna 673 54,249 26 1,984 74 55,964 51 65,334 4 9,594 7 663 1,761 67,996
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.[13]

The following institutions are located in Kalna 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 Purba Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of the erstwhile Bardhaman district in 2017, with data for the year 2013-14.[18]

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
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
Katwa 1 1 5 13 - - - 8 28 452 59 65,055 1,291,942
Kalna 1 1 4 17 - - - 20 43 619 45 49,640 1,186,491
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)[19]
Kalna Subdivisional Hospital, Kalna, 200 beds
Indian Red Cross Society, Kalna, 8 beds
Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds)[19]
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)[19]
Badla BPHC, Kalna II, Badla, PO Chagram, 15 beds
Primary Health Centres: (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)[19]
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)

Electoral constituencies

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Kalna subdivision were as follows:[20]

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

External links

References

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