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Amta II (community development block)

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Amta II (CD Block)
আমতা II
সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal

Coordinates: 22°35′27″N 87°55′39″E / 22.59083°N 87.92750°E / 22.59083; 87.92750{{#coordinates:22|35|27|N|87|55|39|E|type:city(189224)_region: | |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Uluberia
Assembly constituency Amta
Area
 • Total 52.29 sq mi (135.42 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 189,224
 • Density 3,620/sq mi (1,397/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 74.08 per cent
Website http://www.amta2bdo.in/
For other uses, see Amta (disambiguation).

Amta II (community development block) is an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jaypur and Amta police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Jaypur Fakirdas.[1][2]

Geography

Jaypur, a constituent panchayat of Amta II block, is located at 22°35′27″N 87°55′39″E / 22.590719°N 87.92762°E / 22.590719; 87.92762{{#coordinates:22.590719|N|87.92762|E||||| | |name= }}

Amta II community development block has an area of 135.42  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Amta II block/panchayat samiti are: Amragori, Bhatora, Binla Krishnabati, Gazipur, Ghoraberia Chitnan, Jaypur, Jhamtia, Jhikira, Khalna, Kasmoli, Kusberia, Noyapara, Tajpur and Thalia.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Amta II block had a total population of 189,224, out of which 97,618 were males and 91,606 were females. Amta II block registered a population growth of 8.55 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 49,321 formed around one-fourth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,014.[5]

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Amta II block had a total literacy of 74.08 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 82.78 per cent female literacy was 64.78 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[6]

External links

References

  1. "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  5. "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15.