Gangarampur subdivision

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Gangarampur subdivision
Subdivision
Historical ruins of Bangarh
Historical ruins of Bangarh
Gangarampur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Gangarampur subdivision
Gangarampur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Gangarampur subdivision is located in India
Gangarampur subdivision
Gangarampur subdivision
Gangarampur subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth Dinajpur
HeadquarterBuniadpur
Area
 • Total1,047.90 km2 (404.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total770,736
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registrationWB

Gangarampur subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Subdivisions[edit]

Dakshin Dinajpur district is divided into two administrative subdivisions:[1]

Subdivision Headquarters
Area
km22001
Population
(2011)
Urban
Population %
(2011)
Rural
Population %
(2011)
Balurghat Balurghat 1,202.88 905,540 18.56 81.44
Gangarampur Buniadpur 1,047.90 770,736 8.86 91.14
Dakshin Dinajpur district Balurghat 2,219.00* 1,676,276 14.10 85.90

.*2011

Administrative units[edit]

Gangarampur subdivision has 4 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 30 gram panchayats, 750 mouzas, 730 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 2 census towns. The municipalities are at Gangarampur and Buniadpur. The census towns are: Gopalpur and Harirampur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Buniadpur.[1]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Balurghat subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[1][2]

Police station Area covered
(km2)
Border (km) Population Municipal town/ city CD Block
Gangarampur n/a n/a ? Gangarampur Gangarampur
Kushmandi n/a n/a ? - Kushmandi
Bansihari n/a - ? Buniadpur Bansihari
Harirampur n/a - ? - Harirampur

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Balurghat subdivision are:[1][3][4]

CD Block Headquarters
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Hindus % Muslims % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Gangarampur Gangarampur 315.52 237,628 30.41 0.13 63.66 34.44 71.45 1
Kushmandi Kushmandi 310.63 198,752 44.76 7.86 60.38 38.73 65.43 -
Bansihari Buniadpur 196.52 141,286 12.39 21.95 73.99 24.21 68.79 -
Harirampur Harirampur 214.94 136,853 21.81 16.85 49.62 47.98 64.67 1

Gram panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 30 gram panchayats under 4 community development blocks:[5][6]

  • Gangarampur block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Ashokegram, Belbari–II, Gangarampur, Sukdevpur, Basuria, Chaloon, Jahangirpur, Uday, Belbari–I, Damdama and 4no.Nandanpur.
  • Banshihari block consists of 4 gram panchayats, viz. Ellahabad, Ganguria,Brajaballavpur and Mahabari.
  • Harirampur block consists of 6 gram panchayats, viz. Bagichapur, Gokarna, Saiyadpur, Bairhatta, Pundari and Shirshi.
  • Kushmandi block consists of 8 gram panchayats, viz. Akcha, Deul, Karanji, Maligaon, Beroil, Kalikamora, Kushmandi and Udaypur.

Education[edit]

Dakshin Dinajpur district had a literacy rate of 72.82% (for population of 7 years and above) as per the census of India 2011. Balurghat subdivision had a literacy rate of 75.78%, Gangarampur subdivision 69.24%.[7]

Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Dakshin district for the year 2013-14:[7]

Subdivision Primary
School
Middle
School
High
School
Higher Secondary
School
General
College, Univ
Technical /
Professional Instt
Non-formal
Education
Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student Institution Student
Balurghat 671 46,548 42 4,482 52 74,677 55 68,352 4 6,930 4 385 2,304 55,876
Gangarampur 505 51,355 56 5,078 33 82,967 51 69,003 3 7,100 1 100 1,457 51,230
Dakshin Dinajpur district 1,176 97,903 98 9,560 85 157,644 106 137,655 7 14,030 5 485 3,761 107,106

Note: 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, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.[7]

The following institutions are in Gangarampur subdivision:

Gangarampur College was established in 1981 at Gangarampur.[8]

Buniadpur Mahavidyalaya was established at Buniadpur in 2007.[9]

Dewan Abdul Gani College was established at Harirampur in 1994.[10][11]

Kushmandi Government College was established at Kushmandi in 2015.[12][13]

Healthcare[edit]

The table below (all data in numbers) presents an overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Dakshin Dinajpur district.[14]

Subdivision Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB Other
State
Govt
Deptts
Local
bodies
Central
Govt
Deptts /
PSUs
NGO /
Private
Nursing
Homes
Total Total
Number
of
Beds
Total
Number
of
Doctors*
Indoor
Patients
Outdoor
Patients
Hospitals
Rural
Hospitals
Block
Primary
Health
Centres
Primary
Health
Centres
Balurghat 1 4 1 12 1 1 - 3 23 822 69 64,346 1,233,046
Gangarampur 1 3 - 6 - - - 6 16 465 43 49,043 898,363
Dakshin Dinajpur district 2 7 1 18 1 1 - 9 39 1,287 112 113,389 2,131,409

.* Excluding nursing homes

Medical facilities available in Gangarampur subdivision are as follows:

Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)[15]
Gangarampur subdivisional hospital, Gangarampur, 250 beds
Rural Hospitals: (Name, block, location, beds)[15]
Harirampur Rural Hospital, Harirampur CD Block, Harirampur, 30 beds
Rashidpur Rural Hospital, Bansihari CD Block, Rashidpur, 30 beds
Kushmandi Rural Hospital, Kushmandi CD Block, Kushmandi, Dakshin Dinajpur, 30 beds
Block Primary Health Centre: (Name, location, beds)[15]
Mathurapur (Chalon) BPHC, Gangarampur CD Block, PO Bansagar, 10 beds
Primary Health Centres: (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)[15]
Gangarampur CD Block: Sarbamangala (Sarbamangala (Bansuria) PHC) (10)
Harirampur CD Block: Balihara (10)
Bansihari CD Block: Badalpur (10)
Kushmandi CD Block: Sehail (Nanaharpara PHC) (10), Aminpur (10)

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Gangarampur subdivision were as follows:[16]

Lok Sabha constituency Reservation Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas
Balurghat None Gangarampur SC Gangarampur municipality, Belbari I, Damdama, Gangarampur and Nandanpur GPs of Gangrampur CD Block, and Ajmatpur, Autina, Gurail, Hazratpur, Ramchandrapur and Rampara Chenchra GPs of Tapan CD Block
Kushmandi SC Kushmandi CD Block and Belbari II, Jahangirpur and Sukdebpur GPs of Gangarampur
Harirampur None Harirampur CD Bloock and Bansihari CD Block
Kumarganj None Kumarganj CD Block and Ashokegram, Basuria, Chaloon and Uday GPs of Gangarampur CD Block
Other assembly segments outside the subdivision

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Dakshin Dinajpur". Table 2.1 , 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur District Police". Know your PS. District Police. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook: Dakshin Dinajpur, Series 20 Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Dakshin Dinajpur with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  4. ^ "BDO Offices under Dakshin Dinajpur District". Department of Mass Education Extension & Library Services, Government of West Bengal. West Bengal Public Library Network. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Dakshin Dinajpur - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  6. ^ "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  7. ^ a b c "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Dakshin Dinajpur". Basic data: Table 4.4, 4.5, Clarifications: other related tables. Department of Planning, Statistics and Programme Monitoring, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Gangarampur College". GC. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Buniadpur Mahavidyalaya". BM. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Dewan Abdul Gani College". DAGC. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Dewan Abdul Gani College". College Admission. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Government General Degree College, Kushmandi". GGDC. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  13. ^ "Kushmandi Government College". examfinder. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  14. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Dakshin Dinajjpur". Table 3.1, 3.3. Department of Planning, Statistics and Programme Monitoring, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  15. ^ a b c d "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  16. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18, 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 7 December 2018.