Demography

Location

Latitude Longitude Area
23015'2'' & 22011'6''North
8905' & 88020' East
4094 Sq. Km(4.61 % of the State)

Demography

Subdivision S.C S.T Others Total
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Barasat
222973
210325
13301
13087
944373
892446
1180626
1115877
Barrackpore
205283
181535
10271
8912
1687275
1502694
1902829
1693141
Basirhat
285407
275622
64134
61685
663808
635777
1013348
973084
Bongaon
236662
223613
12884
12537
252484
238882
502031
475032
Bidhan Nagar
6881
8301
474
343
78671
75194
86026
83838
District total
957206
899396
101064
96564
3626591
3345013
4684860
4340972
Grand total
18,56,602
1,97,628
69,71,604
90,25,832
% of total
20.57%
2.19%
77.24%
100.00%

Administrative Units

DESCRIPTION NUMBER
Sub-Divisions
5
Blocks
22
Panchayat Samities
22
Gram Panchayats
200
Mouzas
1,606
Municipalities
27
Non-Municipal Towns
33
Outgrowths
11
Cantonment Board
01
Police Stations
35
Inhabited villages
1,599

Climate

Description Particulars
Rainfall
1,579mm(Normal)
Temperature
410C in May(Max) and 100C in January(Min)
Relative Humidity
Between 50% in March & 90% in July
Soil Status
varies from sandy to clay loam
Ratio of land
High:Medium:Low=17:44:39

Land Use

Description Area in Hector
Forest Land
4,221
Cultivable Area
2,71,845
Net cropped Area
2,64,952
Current fallow land
587
Cutivable wasteland
465
Total vested Land
31,791.72
Gross cropped Area
5,45,945

Fisheries

Description Number
Net Water Area
73,916.09ha
Area under pisciculture
36,322.68ha
Population engaged in fisheries(approx.)
2,21,680
Approx. Annual production
1.14 lakh ton.
No. of fisheries Co-Op. Soc.
66
Eco-Hatchery
56
Ice Plant
11
cold Storage
03
Fisherman model village[370 Household]
04
No. of lab.
02
No. of Training Centre
02

Livestock

Description Number
Cattle
11,00,000
Sheep
58,000
Goat
9,02,966
Horse & Pony
713
Mule
13
Donkey
617
Pig
65,000
Dog
1,78,646
Poultry Bird
30,00,000
Duck
10,00,000
Pigery Farm
53
Goatety farm
226
Dairy farm
4,117
No. of Hatchery
5
Chilling Units
3
Layer farm(Rural)
396
Layer Farm(Urban)
404
Broiler(Rural)
1,054
Broiler(Urban)
696
Duckery(Rural)
33
Duckery(Urban)
39

Irrigation

TYPE AREA(ha)
Net area irrigated
1,67,128
Source
No
DTW
235
Major RLI[Electrified 97, Diesel run 63]
160
STW
54,753
Others
1,245
High capacity DTW
51
Midium capacity DTW
16
Low capacity DTW
178
Govt. shallow Tubewell
407

Veterinary Service

TYPE NUMBERS
State Animal Health Centre
7
AI Centre
137
Veterinary Aid Centre(VAC)
128
Veterinary Departments(VAC)
26
Animal Husbandry Deptt.(VAC)
74
Kisan Milk Union(VAC)
28
Veterinary Surgeon
57
Veterinary Dispensaries
39

Roads

TYPE IN KILOMETERS
Under PWD(Roads)
1,240
Under Zilla Parisad
430
Panchayat Roads
3,500
National Highway[34 & 35]
101.79

Educational Institution

TYPE OF INSTITUTION NUMBERS(2000-01)
Primary School
3,799
Middle School
163
High School
510
Higher Secondary
328
Degree College
37
Technical Schools & Colleges
16

Health Facilities

TYPE OF HOSPITAL/HEALTH CENTRE NUMBERS(2000-01) NUMBER OF BEDS(2000-01)
District Hospital
01
500
Sub Divisional Hospital
04
870
State General Hospital
08
872
ESI Hospital
01
200
Rural Hospital
07
228
Block Primary Health Centre
15
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Financial Institution

NAME OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION NUMBERS
Allahabad Bank
64
Indian Overseas Bank
05
United Bank Of India
72
Kanara Bank
03
State Bank of India
60
Syndicate Bank
04
Sagar Gramin Bank
50
Vijaya Bank
01
Bank Of India
29
West Bengal state Co-operative bank
08
United Comercial Bank
24
Land Development Bank
03
Central Bank India
15
W.B.finacing Corp.
01
Pujab National Bank
14
Bank Of Baroda
12
N-ARDB
03
Primary Fishery Co-operative
59
Central Fishery Co-operative
01

Drinking Water

DESCRIPTION NUMBERS
Tubewells
10,726
Villages with spot sources
1,606
No. of piped water supply schemes
120
No of Arsenic affected Blocks
19
No. of Arsenic affected Villages
253
No. of Arsenic free Tubewells
9,182

ICDS

DESCRIPTION NUMBERS
ICDS Cetre (Rural)
22
ICDS Centre (Urban)
06
Anganwadi Centre (Sactioned)
4,772
Anganwadi Centre (Operating)
3,461
AWWS (Sanction)
4,772
AWWS (Position)
3,832
Helpers (sanction)
4,772
Helpers (Position)
3,403

Industry

DESCRIPTION NUMBERS
No. of SSI Units Registered
10,661
Export Oriented Units
63
No. of Person Employed
82,374
No. of Handicraft Artisan
2,500
No. of Rural Artisan
2,50,000
No. of Large & Medium Industry
180
No. of Electronic Industry
158

Power

DESCRIPTION NUMBER
Villages electrified
1560
Towns electrified
60
Supply Stations
49
Distribution circles
2
Division
7
Total installed capacity of 33 KV & CESC of-take point
375 MVA
Available 132 KV capacity
365 MVA

Other Facilities

Description Number
Post Office
481
Post & Telegraph
37

Last Update - 08/09/2010