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Raghunathpur subdivision

Raghunathpur subdivision
Subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Raghunathpur subdivision is located in India
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 23°33′N 86°40′E / 23.55°N 86.67°E / 23.55; 86.67
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurulia
HeadquartersRaghunathpur
Area
 • Total1,559.68 km2 (602.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total837,757
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewb.gov.in
[purulia.gov.in]

Raghunathpur subdivision is a subdivision of the Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India.

History

Purulia district was divided into four subdivisions, viz., Purulia Sadar, Manbazar, Jhalda and Raghunathpur, with effect from 6 April 2017, as per Order No. 100-AR/P/2R-2/1999 dated 30 March 2017 issued by the Government of West Bengal, in the Kolkata Gazette dated 30 March 2017.[1]

Subdivisions

Purulia district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[2][3][4]

Subdivision Headquarter
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural Population %
(2011)
Urban Population %
(2011)
Purulia Sadar Purulia 1,474.81 878,373 81.42 18.58
Manbazar Manbazar 1,766.55 640,588 96.32 3.68
Jhalda Jhalda 1,233.97 573,771 91.02 8.98
Raghunathpur Raghunathpur 1,733.01 838,128 83.80 16.20
Purulia district Purulia 6208.34 2,930,860 87.24 12.76

Note: The 2011 census data has been recast as per reorganisation of the subdivisions. There may be minor variations.

Administrative units

Places in Raghunathpur subdivision in Purulia district
M: municipal town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, H: historical/ religious centre, T: tourist centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Raghunathpur subdivision has 7 police stations, 6 community development blocks, 6 panchayat samitis, 49 gram panchayats, 687 inhabited villages, 1 municipality, 14 census towns. The single municipality is at Raghunathpur. The census towns are: Adra, Kantaranguri, Lapara, Saltor, Hijuli, Par Beliya, Santaldih Power Project Town, Kanki, Dubra, Chapari, Shankara, Arra, Nabagram and Murulia. The subdivision has its headquarters at Raghunathpur.[5][6]

Police stations

Police stations in Raghunathpur subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[7]

Police station Area covered
km2
Inter-state border
km
Municipal town CD block
Raghunathpur 337 - Raghunathpur Raghunathpur I
Kashipur 801.88 - - Kashipur
Adra 172.92 - - Kashipur and Raghunathpur I
Nituria 203.65 Damodar River flows along the northern border, Dhanbad district of Jharkhand across the river - Neturia
Para 270.59 Bokaro district of Jharkhand is on the west - Para
Santaldih 98.34 Damodar River flows along the northern border,
Sindri in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand across the river
- Para, Raghunathpur II
Santuri 179.69 - - Santuri
Raghunathpur Women All 7 police station
areas of subdivision[8]

Blocks

Community development blocks in Raghunathpur subdivision are:[9][4]

CD block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Kashipur Kalloli 451.31 200,083 28.50 24.76 71.06 3
Neturia Gobag 203.65 101,427 28.86 22.30 65.14 3
Para Para 312.59 200,621 33.27 5.15 65.62 5
Raghunathpur I Raghunathpur 201.82 117,760 35.37 10.70 67.36 1
Raghunathpur II Cheliyama 179.69 113,790 36.44 6.42 67.29 1
Santuri Muraddi 368.30 78,515 25.59 31.95 64.15 1

Gram Panchayats

The subdivision contains 49 gram panchayats under 6 community development blocs:[10]

  • Para block: Anara, Deoli, Jabarrah–Jhapra–II, Udaypur–Joynagar, Bahara, Dubra, Nadiha Surulia, Bhowridih, Jabarrah–Jhapra–I and Para.
  • Raghunathpur–I block: Arrah, Bero, Khajura, Sanka, Babugram, Chorpahari and Nutandi.
  • Raghunathpur–II block: Barrah, Joradih, Nildih, Cheliama, Mangalda–Mautore and Nutandih.
  • Neturia block: Bhamuria, Guniara, Raibandh, Sarbari, Digha, Janardandih and Saltore.
  • Santuri block: Balitora, Ramchandrapur– Kotaldi, Tarabari, Garsika, Muradi and Santuri.
  • Kashipur block: Agardi–Chitra, Gorandih, Manihara, Sonathali, Barrah, Hadalda–Uparrah, Rangamati–Ranjandih, Beko, Kalidaha, Simla–Dhanara, Gagnabad, Kashipur and Sonaijuri.

Education

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Purulia district, after reorganisation of the district in 2017, with data for the year 2013-14. (There may be minor variations because of data recasting).: [2][3]

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
Purulia Sadar 818 87,425 114 7,292 26 11,345 83 80,138 6 12,463 11 1,806 1,461 49,234
Manbazar 832 59,105 121 4,141 21 7,615 64 63,466 5 5,441 3 256 1,371 41,267
Jhalda 533 53,629 67 3,453 2 1,415 47 55,492 6 2,332 2 98 836 34,779
Raghunathpur 818 72,073 126 8,925 31 16,055 67 68,188 4 7,007 5 649 1,761 45,472
Purulia district 3,001 272,232 428 23,811 80 36,430 261 267,284 21 27,243 21 3.009 5,429 170,752

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.[3]

Educational institutions

The following institutions are located in Raghunathpur 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 Purulia district, after reorganisation of the district in 2017, with data for the year 2013-14. (There may be minor variations because of data recasting).: [2][3]

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
Purulia Sadar 2 2 3 13 2 - - 9 31 1,203 96 209,390 1,626,712
Manbazar - 1 4 14 - - - - 19 254 40 35,184 990,561
Jhalda - 1 3 10 - - - - 15 196 23 28,522 820,961
Raghunathpur 1 1 4 13 - - 1 2 22 835 77 55,866 1,071,786
Purulia district 3 5 14 50 2 - 1 12 87 2,488 236 328,962 4,510,020

.* Excluding nursing homes.

Medical facilities

Medical facilities in Raghunathpur subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds) [15]

  • Raghunathpur Subdivional Hospital, Raghunathpur M, 100 beds
  • Santaldih Thermal Hospital, Santaldih, 10 beds
  • South Eastern Railway Hospital, Adra, 222 beds

Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD block, location, beds) [16]

  • Harmadih Rural Hospital, Neturia CD block, Harmadih, 30 beds
  • Banda (Chelyama) Rural Hospital, Raghunathpur II CD block, Cheliyama, 30 beds
  • Kolloli Rural Hospital, Kashipur CD block, Panchakot Raj, 30 beds
  • Muraddi Rural Hospital, Santuri CD block, Muraddi, 30 beds
  • Para Rural Hospital, Para CD block, Para, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, CD block, location, beds)[17]

  • Balitora Block Primary Health Centre, Santuri CD block, Balitora, 10 beds

Primary Health Centres : (CD block-wise)(CD block, PHC location, beds)[18]

  • Raghunathpur I CD block:Babudergram (PO Sanko) (6), Biltora (PO Gadibera) (4)
  • Raghunathpur II CD block: Bogra (10), Nildih (4)
  • Neturia CD block: Bartoria (2), Gunara (10)
  • Kashipur CD block: Talajuri (PO Gourangdih) (10), Kroshjuri (10), Agardih (2), Kantarangini (PO Beko) (6)
  • Santuri CD block: Santuri (10)
  • Para CD block: Nadiha (10), Ashar Bandh (PO Tentulbari) (2), Phursrabad (4)

Electoral constituencies

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Purulia district were as follows:

Lok Sabha constituency Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayat
Purulia Balarampur None Balarampur CD Block; Chakaltore, Dimdiha, Durku, Garafusra, Lagda
and Sonaijuri gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block; and Chatu Hansa,
Hensla and Puara gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[19]
Baghmundi None Jhalda municipality; Jhalda I and Baghmundi CD Blocks;
Hetgugui and Sirkabad gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[19]
Joypur None Joypur and Jhalda II CD Blocks;
Arsha, Beldih and Manikary gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[19]
Purulia None Purulia municipality; Purulia II CD Block; Bhandar Purachipida
and Manara gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block.[19]
Manbazar ST Manbazar I and Puncha CD Blocks; Chatumadar, Daldali
and Manguria Lalpur gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[19]
Kashipur None Kashipur CD Block; Hura, Jabarrah, Kalabani, Keshargarh, Ladhurka,
Lakhanpur and Rakhera Bishpuri gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[19]
Para SC Para and Raghunathpur II CD Blocks.[19]
Bankura Raghunathpur SC Raghunathpur municipality; Raghunathpur I, Neturia and Santuri CD Blocks.[19]
Other assembly segments in Bankura district
Jhargram (ST) Bandwan ST Bandwan, Barabazar and Manbazar II CD Blocks.[19]
Other assembly segments in Paschim Medinipur district

References

  1. ^ "The Kolkata Gazette, 30 March 2017" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Purulia – the official website of Purlia district". Administration. District administration. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Planning and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Purulia District Police". PDC. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  8. ^ "রঘুনাথপুরে মহিলা থানা". Issue dated 21 July 2016 (Bengali). Ananda Bazar Patrika. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  9. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purlia". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  10. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Purulia - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  11. ^ "Raghunathpur College". RC. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Kashipur Michael Madhusudan Mahavidyalaya". KMMM. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  13. ^ "Panchakot Mahavidyalaya". PM. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  14. ^ "Santaldih College". SC. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  15. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics - Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  16. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  17. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Block Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  18. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 10 October 2016.