District Paschim Medinipur
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area 3,038 km²
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
|State West Bengal|
Vehicle registration WB
Population 1.137 million (2011)
Jhargram subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.
- Map of Jhargram West Bengal
- Administrative units
- Police stations
- Gram panchayats
- Electoral constituencies
Map of Jhargram, West Bengal
Paschim Medinipur district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:
Jhargram subdivision has a density of population of 374 per km2. 19.22% 0f the population of the district resides in this subdivision.
Jhargram subdivision has 10 police stations, 8 community development blocks, 8 panchayat samitis, 79 gram panchayats, 2,996 mouzas, 2513 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 1 census town. The single municipality is at Jhargram. The census town is Silda: The subdivision has its headquarters at Jhargram.
Police stations in Jhargram subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:
Community development blocks in Jhargram subdivision are:
The subdivision contains 79 gram panchayats under 8 community development blocks:
Paschim Medinipur district had a literacy rate of 78.00% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Jhargram subdivision had a literacy rate of 70.92%, Medinipur Sadar subdivision 76.23%, Kharagpur subdivision 80.51% and Ghatal subdivision 82.55%.
Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the subdivision-wise education scenario in Paschim Medinipur district for the year 2013-14. It may be noted that primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools include madrasahs; technical schools include junior technical schools, junior government polytechnics, industrial technical institutes, industrial training centres, nursing training institutes etc.; technical and professional colleges include engineering colleges, medical colleges, para-medical institutes, management colleges, teachers training and nursing training colleges, law colleges, art colleges, music colleges etc. Special and non-formal education centres include sishu siksha kendras, madhyamik siksha kendras, adult high schools, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.
The following institutions are located in Jhargram subdivision:
The table below (all data in numbers) presents a subdivision-wise overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Paschim Medinipur district.
Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Paschim Medinipur district were as follows from 2006: