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Country  India
District  Paschim Medinipur
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Area  3,038 kmĀ²
ISO 3166 code  ISO 3166-2:IN
State  West Bengal
Headquarters  Jhargram
Vehicle registration  WB
Population  1.137 million (2011)
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Jhargram subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

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Map of Jhargram, West Bengal

Subdivisions

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.

Administrative units

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

Police stations in Jhargram subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:

Blocks

Community development blocks in Jhargram subdivision are:

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 79 gram panchayats under 8 community development blocks:

  • Binpur I block: Andharia, Binpur, Lalgarh, Sijua, Baita, Dahijuri, Nepura, Belatikri, Dharampur and Ramgarh.
  • Binpur II block: Banspahari, Bhulaveda, Kanko, Shimulpal, Belpahari, Ergoda, Sandapara, Bhelaidiha, Harda and Silda.
  • Jamboni block: Chinchra, Dubra, Kapgari, Parihati, Chilkigarh, Gidhni, Kendadangri, Dharsa, Jamboni and Lalbandh.
  • Jhargram block: Aguiboni, Dudhkundi, Patashimul, Shalboni, Bandhgora, Lodhasuli, Radhanagar, Chandri, Manikpara, Sapdhara, Chubka, Nedabahara and Sardiha.
  • Gopiballavpur I block: Alampur, Gopiballavpur, Saria, Shashrha, Amarda, Kendugari and Satma.
  • Gopiballavpur II block: Beliaberah, Kharbandhi, Nota, Tapshia, Chorchita, Kuliana and Pet Bindhi.
  • Nayagram block: Ara, Baranegui, Chandrarekha, Malam, Baligeria, Berajal, Jamirapal, Nayagram, Barakhakri, Chandabilla, Kharikamathani and Patina.
  • Sankrail block: Andhari, Khudmorai, Pathra, Sankrail, Chhatri, Kultikri, Ragrah, Dhanghori, Laudaha and Rohini.
  • Education

    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:

  • Jhargram Raj College at Jhargram was established in 1949.
  • Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya was established in 1964 at Manikpara.
  • Lalgarh Government College was established in 2014 at Lalgarh.
  • Silda Chandra Sekhar College was established in 1971 at Silda.
  • Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya at Kapgari was established in 1964.
  • Nayagram Pandit Raghunath Murmu Government College was established in 2014 at Baligeria.
  • Sankrail Anil Biswas Smriti Mahavidyalaya was established at Kultikri in 2007.
  • Subarnarekha Mahavidyalaya was established at Gopiballavpur in 1988.
  • Healthcare

    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.

  • Excluding Nursing Homes
  • Electoral constituencies

    Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Paschim Medinipur district were as follows from 2006:

    References

    Jhargram subdivision Wikipedia