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Mandarbani

Mandarbani
Census Town
Mandarbani is located in West Bengal
Mandarbani
Mandarbani
Location in West Bengal, India
Mandarbani is located in India
Mandarbani
Mandarbani
Mandarbani (India)
Coordinates: 23°42′10″N 87°18′37″E / 23.702852°N 87.310299°E / 23.702852; 87.310299
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,592
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyAsansol
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPandaveswar
Websitebardhaman.gov.in

Mandarbani is a census town in Faridpur Durgapur CD Block in Durgapur subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography

Cities, towns and ECL Areas in the northern portion of Durgapur subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district
MC: Municipal Corporation, CT: census town, R: rural administrative centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Mandarbani is located at 23°42′10″N 87°18′37″E / 23.702852°N 87.310299°E / 23.702852; 87.310299.

The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating laterite soil. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal in the 18th century led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.[1]

Banagram, Mandarbani, Sirsha, Nabaghanapur, Sarpi and Ichhapur form a series of census towns along the western border of Faridpur-Durgapur CD Block.[2]

Urbanisation

As per the 2011 census, 79.22% of the population of Durgapur subdivision was urban and 20.78% was rural. Durgapur subdivision has 1 municipal corporation at Durgapur and 38 (+1 partly) census towns (partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map).[3]

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India Mandarbani had a total population of 4,592, of which 2,441 (53%) were males and 2,151 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 592. The total number of literates in Mandabani was 2,914 (72.85% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Mandarbani had a population of 5,497. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Mandarbani has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 45%. In Mandarbani, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy

It is in the heart of the coal mining zone.[6] As the place is located on the south bank of Ajay River many collieries pick up sand from the river bed at Mandarbani.

As per ECL website telephone numbers, operational collieries in the Pandaveswar Area of Eastern Coalfields in 2018 are: Dalurband Colliery, Khottadih OCP, Khottadih UG, Madhaipur Colliery, Manderbony Colliery, Pandaveswar Colliery and South Samla Colliery.[7]

Education

Mandarbani has three primary and one secondary schools.[8]

Healthcare

The 750-bed Mandabani Hospital of Eastern Coalfields is located at Panthnagar.[9]

References

  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (in Bengali), Vol I, pp 14-15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook Bardhaman, Series 20, Part XII A, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Map of Faridpur Durgapur CD Block, page 257. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  6. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p 666
  7. ^ "Area wise Closed User Group (CUG) Telephone Numbers" (PDF). Pandaveswar Area. Eastern Coalfields Limited. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  8. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Eastern Coalfields Limited's Hospitals" (PDF). ECL. Retrieved 23 April 2017.