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Panskura II (community development block)

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Panskura II
পাঁসকুড়া II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°26′N 87°52′E / 22.43°N 87.87°E / 22.43; 87.87Coordinates: 22°26′N 87°52′E / 22.43°N 87.87°E / 22.43; 87.87{{#coordinates:22.43|N|87.87|E|type:city(256875)_region:|||| |primary |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Area
 • Total 146.70 km2 (56.64 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 256,875
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Vidhan Sabha constituency Panskura Purba
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

Panskura II (community development block) (also referred to as Kolaghat block) is an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Panskura and Kolaghat police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kolaghat, which is a census town in this block.[1][2]

Geography

Kolaghat is located at 22°26′N 87°52′E / 22.43°N 87.87°E / 22.43; 87.87{{#coordinates:22.43|N|87.87|E||||| | |name= }}.

Panskura II community development block has an area of 146.70  km2.[2]

Education

Panskura II (community development block) has a long history of education.

Many high schools are present here, viz: 1. Bhogpur K. M. High School 2. Kishorchak Banamali High School

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Panskura II block/ panchayat samiti are: Amalhanda, Baisnabchak, Bhogpur, Brindabanchak, Deriachak, Gopal Nagar, Khanyadihi, Kola I, Kola II, Pulsita, Sagarbarh, Siddha I and Siddha II .[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Panskura II block had a total population of 256,875, out of which 132,042 were males and 124,833 were females. Panskura II block registered a population growth of 12.94 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]

Transport

The Dankuni-Kharagpur sector of NH 6 passes through this block.[5]

References

  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. 
  5. ^ "National Highways and their lengths". NHAI. Retrieved 2011-07-20.