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Budge Budge II (community development block)

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Budge Budge II
Community development block
Location in West Bengal

Coordinates: 22°23′47″N 88°09′54″E / 22.39639°N 88.16500°E / 22.39639; 88.16500{{#coordinates:22|23|47|N|88|09|54|E|type:city(173467)_region: | |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Parliamentary constituency Diamond Harbour
Assembly constituency Budge Budge, Satgachhia
Area
 • Total 29.19 sq mi (75.61 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 173,467
 • Density 5,940/sq mi (2,294/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 72.46 per cent
Website http://s24pgs.gov.in/

Budge Budge II (community development block) (Bengali: বজ বজ II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nadakhali police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dongaria. Chak Kashipur and Bowali are urban areas in this block.[1][2]

Geography

Dongaria is located at 22°23′47″N 88°09′54″E / 22.3962590°N 88.1649480°E / 22.3962590; 88.1649480{{#coordinates:22.3962590|N|88.1649480|E||||| | |name= }}.

Budge Budge II community development block has an area of 75.61  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Budge Budge II block/panchayat samiti are: Burul, Chakmanik, Dongaria Roypur, Gaza Poali, Kamra, Kashipur Alampur, Naskarpara, North Bowali, Rania, Satgachia and South Bowali. [3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Budge Budge II block had a total population of 173,467, out of which 90,001 were males and 83,466 were females. Budge Budge II block registered a population growth of 15.23 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for South 24 Parganas district was 20.89 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 38,059 formed around one-fourth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,423.[5]

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Budge Budge II block had a total literacy of 72.46 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 80.24 per cent female literacy was 64.01 per cent. South 24 Parganas district had a total literacy of 69.45 per cent, male literacy being 79.19 per cent and female literacy being 59.01 per cent.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". South 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, South Twentyfour Parganas District (18)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Annexure A of 322 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/IC-02/08; Date: 27.03.2009 – Statement of Release of Development Grant under BRGF. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, South Twentyfour Parganas District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-24.