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Rampurhat subdivision

Rampurhat Subdivision
Subdivision
Rampurhat Subdivision is located in West Bengal
Rampurhat Subdivision
Rampurhat Subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Rampurhat Subdivision is located in India
Rampurhat Subdivision
Rampurhat Subdivision
Rampurhat Subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 24°10′N 87°47′E / 24.17°N 87.78°E / 24.17; 87.78
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBirbhum
HeadquartersRampurhat
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registrationWB 46
Websitewb.gov.in

Rampurhat subdivision is an administrative subdivision of Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Overview

The northern portion of Rampurhat subdivision is part of the Nalhati Plains, a sub-micro physiographic region, and the southern portion is part of the Brahmani-Mayurakshi Basin, another sub-micro physiographic region occupying the area between the Brahmani in the north and the Mayurakshi in the south. There is an occasional intrusion of Rajmahal Hills, from adjoining Santhal Parganas, towards the north-western part of the subdivision.[1]

Geography

Subdivisions

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

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km2
(2001)
Population
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Rampurhat Rampurhat 1,574.23 1,508,506 96.62 3.38
Suri Sadar Suri 1,782.72 1,121,871 96.57 3.43
Bolpur Bolpur 1,186.66 872,027 96.56 3.44
Birbhum district 4,545.00 3,502,404 96.59 3.41

Administrative units

Cities and towns in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum 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

Rampurhat subdivision has 5 police stations, 8 community development blocks, 8 panchayat samitis, 65 gram panchayats, 760 mouzas, 725 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 6 census towns. The municipalities are: Rampurhat and Nalhati. The census towns are: Murarai, Barua Gopalpur, Ambhua, Kashimnagar, Bishnupur and Fatehpur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Rampurhat.[5][3][4]

Police stations

Police stations in Rampurhat subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction: [5][6]

Police station Area covered
km2
Municipal town CD Block
Nalhati 359.5 Nalhati Nalhati I, Nalhati II
Murarai 356.9 - Murarai I, Murarai II
Mayureswar 381.0 - Mayureswar I, Mayureswar II
Rampurhat 472.4 Rampurhat Rampurhat I
Margram n/a - Rampurhat II
Tarapith n/a n/a n/a
Mallarpur n/a n/a n/a
Paikar n/a n/a n/a

Blocks

Community development blocks in Rampurhat subdivision are:[7][3][8][9]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
(2001)
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Murarai I Murarai 175.51 190,802 24.60 4.56 40.58 58.92 55.67 3
Murarai II Paikar 185.33 222,033 18.04 0.54 24.91 75.00 58.28 1
Nalhati I Nalhati 249.71 204,818 36.02 4.99 52.11 46.64 69.83 -
Nalhati II Lohapur 109.15 127,785 21.26 0.41 29.79 70.10 71.68 -
Rampurhat I Rampurhat 287.63 188,435 31.96 13.70 67.38 30.61 73.29 -
Rampurhat II Margram 181.55 187,823 31.72 0.57 51.64 48.20 70.77 1
Mayureswar I Mallarpur 224.83 159,782 34.07 6.69 69.84 29.33 71.52 1
Mayureswar II Kotasur 156.27 127,661 30.67 7.12 74.06 25.65 70.89 -

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 65 gram panchayats under 8 community development blocks:[10]

  • Mayureswar I block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Baraturigram, Dakshingram, Mollarpur–I, Bajitpur, Jhikodda, Mollarpur–II, Dabuk, Kanachi and Talowan.
  • Mayureswar II block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Daspalsa, Kaleswar, Mayureswar, Ulkunda, Dheka, Kundola and Satpalsa.
  • Rampurhat I block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Ayas, Dakhalbati, Kusumba, Bonhat, Kasthagara, Mashra, Barshal, Kharun and Narayanpur.
  • Rampurhat II block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Bishnupur, Budhigram, Hansan–I, Margram–I, Hansan–II, Margram–II, Dunigram, Kaluha and Sahapur.
  • Murarai I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Chatra, Gorsha, Murarai, Rajgram, Dumurgram, Mahurapur and Palsa.
  • Murarai II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Amdole, Kushmore–II, Paikar–I, Jajigram, Mitrapur, Paikar–II, Kushmore–I, Nandigram and Rudranagar.
  • Nalhati I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Banior, Haridaspur, Kaitha–II, Barla, Kalitha, Kurumgram, Bautia, Kaitha–I and Paikpara.
  • Nalhati II block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Bara–I, Bhadrapur–I, Noapara, Bara–II, Bhadrapur–II and Shitalgram.

Education

Birbhum district had a literacy rate of 70.68% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Rampurhat subdivision had a literacy rate of 69.12%, Suri Sadar subdivision 71.16% and Bolpur subdivision 72.71%.[11]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Birbhum district, with data for the year 2013-14:[11]

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
Rampurhat 889 99,767 132 9,487 82 68,462 65 85,685 7 16,963 24 3,448 2,291 99,407
Suri Sadar 912 71,882 90 5,188 72 40,161 56 69,109 6 13,912 35 7,620 1,961 58,469
Bolpur 628 48,314 64 5,859 53 31,266 49 60,139 6 17,379 20 3,424 1,333 43,805
Birbhum district 2,429 219,263 286 20,534 207 139,889 170 214,925 19 48,254 79 14,492 5,585 201,681

The following institutions are located in Rampurhat subdivision:

Healthcare

Medical facilities in Rampurhat subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[28]

Rampurhat Medical College.

Rampurhat Subdivisional Hospital, Rampurhat, 286 beds
Rampurhat Railway Hospital, Rampurhat, 2 beds

Rural Hospitals: (Name, CD Block, location, beds)[29]
Murarai Rural Hospital, Murarai I CD Block, Murarai, 50 beds
Paikar Rural Hospital, Murarai II CD Block, Paikar, 30 beds
Nalhati Rural Hospital, Nalhati I CD Block, Nalhati, 30 beds
Baswa Rural Hospital, Rampurhat II CD Block, Baswa, 30 beds
Mallarpur Rural Hospital, Mayureswar I CD Block, Mallarpur,30 beds
Satpalsa (Basudebpur) Rural Hospital, Mayureswar II CD Block, PO Basudebpur, 30 beds

Block Primary Health Centres: (Name, CD Block, location, beds)[30]
Lohapur Block Primary Health Centre, Nalhati II CD Block, Lohapur, 15 beds
Chakmandala Block Primary Health Centre, Rampurhat II CD Block, Chakmandala, 15 beds

Primary Health Centres: (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)[31]
Murarai I CD Block: Rajgram (10), Chatra (6)
Murarai II CD Block: Jajigram (10), Rudranagar (10), Bhimpur (6)
Nalhati I CD Block: Kaitha (6), Kurumgram (6), Sonarkundu (10)
Nalhati II CD Block: Sitalgram (6), Bhadrapur (10)
Rampurhat I CD Block: Kasthagara (6), Baidara (PO Haridaspur) (10), Udaypur (PO Dhekuria) (6), Narayanpur (10)
Rampurhat II CD Block: Tarapur (6), Margram (10), Dunigram (6)
Mayureswar I CD Block: Talwa (6), Ratma (PO Daksingram) (6)
Mayureswar II CD Block: Noapara-Ulkunda (PO Gunutia) (10), Dheka (PO Kuliara) (6) and Hatinagar (PO Kotasur) (6)

Electoral constituencies

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Rampurhat subdivision were as follows:[32]

Lok Sabha constituency Reservation Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas
Birbhum None Murarai None Murarai I CD Block, and Amdole, Jajigram, Mitrapur, Nandigram, Paikar I and Paikar II GPs of Murarai II CD Block
- - Nalhati None Nalhati I CD Block, and Kushmore I, Kushmore II and Rudranagar GPs of Murarai II CD Block
- - Hansan None Rampurhat II and Nalhati II CD Blocks
- - Rampurhat None Rampurhat munuicipality, Rampurhat I CD Block and Bharkata, Gonpur, Hinglow, Kapista, Rampur and Sekedda GPs of Mohammad Bazar CD Block
- - All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Rampurhat subdivision -
Bolpur SC Mayureswar None Mayureswar I and Mayureswar II CD Blocks
- - All other Vidhan Sabha segments outside Rampurhat subdivision -

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