|• Total||1,070.48 km2 (413.31 sq mi)|
|• Density||900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||ISO 3166-2:IN|
|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 Katwa subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district|
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, H: historical place/ religious and/ or cultural centre, C: craft centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
Katwa subdivision has 3 police stations, 5 community development blocks, 5 panchayat samitis, 46 gram panchayats, 388 mouzas, 373 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 1 census town. The municipalities are at Katwa and Dainhat. The census town is: Panuhat. The subdivision has its headquarters at Katwa.
As per the 2011 Census of India data Katwa subdivision, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, had a total population of 963,022. There were 494,584 (51%) males and 468,538 (49%) females. Population below 6 years was 109,884.
As per the 2011 census data the total number of literates in Katwa subdivision, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, was 598,581 (70.16% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 331,107 (75.50% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 269,474 (65.00% of the female population over 6 years).
In the 2011 census Hindus numbered 666,379 and formed 69.20% of the population in Katwa subdivision. Muslims numbered 294,354 and formed 30.57% of the population. Christians numbered 1,001 and formed 0.10% of the population. Others numbered 1,288 and formed 0.13% of the population.
|Police station||Area covered
|Municipal town||CD Block|
|Ketugram||359||-||Ketugram I, Ketugram II|
|Katwa||351.03||Katwa and Dainhat municipal areas||Katwa I, Katwa 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 Katwa 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 Katwa subdivision are as follows:
Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)
Katwa Subdivisional Hospital, Katwa, 250 beds
Indian Red Cross Society, Katwa, 13 beds
Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds)
Singot Rural Hospital, Mangalkote CD block, Singot, PO Mathrun, 50 beds
Ramjibanpur Rural Hospital, Ketugram I CD block, Ramjibanpur, PO Jnandas Kandra, 30 beds
Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, block, location, beds)
Srikhanda BPHC, Katwa I CD block, Srikhanda, 15 beds
Noapara BPHC, Katwa II CD block, Noapara, PO Dainhat, 15 beds
Ketugram BPHC, Ketugram II CD block, Ketugram, 15 beds
Mogalkote BPHC, Mongalkote CD block, Nutanhat, 15 beds
Primary Health Centres: (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)
Katwa I: Chandrapur (10), Kaithan (6), Sudpur (6)
Katwa II: Agradwip (10), Singhi (6)
Ketugram I: Ankhona (2), Pandugram, PO Khatundi (10)
Ketugram II: Sibloon (10), Sitahati (4)
Mongalkote: Chanakkasem, PO Kasem Nagar (6), Khirogram (2), Lakhoria (10), Nigon (6)
|Lok Sabha constituency||Reservation||Vidhan Sabha constituency||Reservation||CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas|
|Bardhaman Purba||Reserved for SC||Katwa||None||Katwa municipality, Dainhat municipality, Katwa II CD Block and Khajurdihi, Sudpur, Karajgram and Goai gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block.|
|All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Katwa subdivision|
|Bolpur||Reserved for SC||Mangalkot||None||Mongalkote CD Block and Saragram, Gidhgram and Alampur gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block|
|Ketugram||None||Ketugram I and Ketugram II CD Blocks and Koshigram and Srikhanda gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block|
|Ausgram||Reserved for SC||Guskara municipality, Ausgram I and Ausgram II CD Blocks|
|All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Katwa subdivision|