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Nandigram I (community development block)

Nandigram I
নন্দীগ্রাম I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°00′29″N 87°59′01″E / 22.0081°N 87.9837°E / 22.0081; 87.9837Coordinates: 22°00′29″N 87°59′01″E / 22.0081°N 87.9837°E / 22.0081; 87.9837{{#coordinates:22.0081|N|87.9837|E|type:city(174665)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 169.63 km2 (65.49 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 174,665
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nandigram

Nandigram I (community development block) is an administrative division in Haldia subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nandigram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nandigram.[1][2]


Nandigram is located at 22°00′29″N 87°59′01″E / 22.0081°N 87.9837°E / 22.0081; 87.9837{{#coordinates:22.0081|N|87.9837|E||||| | |name= }}.

Nandigram I community development block has an area of 169.63  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Nandigram I block/ panchayat samiti are: Bhekutia, Daudpur, Gokulnagar, Haripur, Kalicharanpur, Kendemarijalpai, Mahammadpur, Nandigram, Samsabad and Sonachura.[3]


As per 2001 census, Nandigram I block had a total population of 174,665, out of which 88,963 were males and 85,702 were females. Nandigram I block registered a population growth of 18.18 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.