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Memari I (community development block)

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Memari I
Community development block
Location in West Bengal

Coordinates: 23°10′34″N 88°06′25″E / 23.17611°N 88.10694°E / 23.17611; 88.10694{{#coordinates:23|10|34|N|88|06|25|E|type:city(198152)_region: | |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bardhaman Purba
Assembly constituency Memari
Area
 • Total 77.51 sq mi (200.76 km2)
 • Land 381 sq mi (987 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 198,152
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 66.43 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Memari I (community development block) (Bengali: মেমারী I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Memari police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Memari.[1][2]

Geography

Memari is located at 23°10′34″N 88°06′25″E / 23.176°N 88.107°E / 23.176; 88.107{{#coordinates:23.176|N|88.107|E||||| | |name= }}.

Memari I community development block has an area of 200.76  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Memari I block/panchayat samiti are: Amadpur, Bagila, Daluibazar I, Daluibazar II, Debipur, Durgapur, Gope-Gantar I, Gope-Gantar II, Nimo I and Nimo II.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Memari I block had a total population of 198,152, out of which 100,715 were males and 97,437 were females. Memari I block registered a population growth of 1.31 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 76,357 formed more than one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 28,467.[5]

Literacy

As per 2001 census, Memari I block had a total literacy of 66.43 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 75.58 per cent female literacy was 56.97 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links

References

  1. "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Burdwan district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Barddhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  5. "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  6. "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Bardhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26.