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Kumargram

Kumargram

কুমারগ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kumargram is located in West Bengal
Kumargram
Kumargram
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Area
 • Total501.12 km2 (193.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total177,894
 • Density350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKumargram
Websitewww.kumargramblock.com

Kumargram (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kumargram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kumargram. There is one census town in this block: Uttar Kamakhyaguri.[1][2]

Geography

Kumargram is located at 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825.

Kumargram community development block has an area of 501.12  km2.[2]

Block Development Officer

Shi Lhakpa Tshering Bhutia W.B.C.S (Exe)

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Kumargram block/ panchayat samiti are:

  1. Chengmari,
  2. Kamakhyaguri I,
  3. Kamakhyaguri II,
  4. Khoardanga I,
  5. Khoardanga II,
  6. Kumargram,
  7. [[Newland,Kumargram Sankosh, (NKS),
  8. Rydak,
  9. Turturi Khanda,
  10. Valka Barovisha I
  11. Valka Barovisha II.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Kumargram CD Block had a total population of 199,609 of which 174,058 were rural and 25,551 were urban. There were 102,592 males and 97,017 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 71,417 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 59,877.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kumargram CD Block was 127,335, out of which 71,202 were males and 56,133 were females.[4]

Transport

NH 31C passes through the block.

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.