Howrah Zilla Parishad

Area: 1467 Sq. Km.
Location: Between 22.12  & 22.48  North Latitude & 88.23  & 87.50  East Latitude

Boundary        :           East     : River Hooghly, North  : Hooghly Dist., West  : Purba
                                    Medinipur Dist., South  : River Rupnarayan.

Population       :           42,73,099
(2001 Census)

                                    Male                                       :           22,41,898        (52.46%)        
                                    Female                                    :           20,31,201        (47.53%)
                                    S.C.                                         :             6,58,707        (15.41%)
                                    S.T.                                         :                19,168        (  0.44%)
                                    Rural Population                    :           21,21,109        (49.63%)
                                    Urban Population                   :           21,51,990        (50.36%)

 Administrative Units :

                                    Sub-Divisions                         :           2

                                    Block (Panchayat Samiti)      :           14

                                    Gram Panchayat                    :           157

                                    Mouzas                                   :           741

                                    Gram Sansad                          :           2218

                                    Municipal Corporation          :           1

                                    Municipality                           :           2

Sl No.

Name of Panchayat Samiti

No. of Gram Panchayat

No. of Gram Sansad

1

BALLY JAGACHA

8

135

2

DOMJUR

18

251

3

PANCHLA

11

169

4

SANKRAIL

16

234

5

JAGATBALLAVPUR

14

184

6

ULUBERIA-1

9

128

7

ULUBERIA-II

8

119

8

BAGNAN-I

10

138

9

BAGNAN-II

7

142

10

SHYAMPUR-I

10

142

11

SHYAMPUR-II

8

134

12

AMTA-I

13

170

13

AMTA-II

14

157

14

UDAYNARAYANPUR

11

146

 

Total

157

2218



No. of Wards in Municipality

Sl No.

Name of Municipality

No. of Words

1

Howrah Municipal Corporation

50

2

Bally Municipality

29

3

Uluberia Municipality

28

 

Total

107

Education   :-
            Percentage of Literacy          :           77.64%
            Male                                       :           83.68%
            Female                                    :           70.93%

Catagory 

Male

Female

Total

Rural

81.30

65.13

73.39

Urban

85.82

76.80

81.68

Primary Education  :
            No. of Circle                           :           34
            No. of Primary Schools          :           2,114 Students 3.30,782
            No. of  S.S.K.                         :           300    Students 23,338
Secondary Education  :
            No. of High Schools               :           327     
            No. of H.S. Schools                :           151
            No. of M.S.K.                         :           19
Higher Education :
            Deemed University                :           1
            General Degree College       :           15
            Degree Engineering College :           3
            Technical Education Centre  :           3
            Teachers Training College    :           3
            Homeo Medical College        :           1
Women & Child Development :-
            No. of I.C.D.S. Projects         :           15        (14 in Blocks & 1 in Municipal 
                                                                                    Corporation)
            No. of I.C.D.S. Centres         :           2,340
            No. of Children in I.C.D.S.
            Centres                                   :           2,48,359

Graduation of the Children on Nutrition point of view :-
            Grade-1                                  :           55,656
            Grade-2                                  :           21,395
            Grade-3                                  :           646
            Grade-4                                  :           69
Health  :
            No. of District Hospital                     :           1
            S.D Hospital                                       :           1
            State General Hospital                      :           5
            Rural Hospital                                    :           4
            B.P.H.E                                               :           11
            P.H.C.                                                 :           43
            Sub-Centers                                       :           448
            I.D. Hospital                                       :           1
            Infant Mortality Rate                        :           39/1000 live birth
            Maternal Mortality Rate                  :           260/1 Lakh Pregnant Women
            Delivery by Trained Dai                    :           25%
                                Untrained Dai                 :           15%
                                 Art Institute                   :           60%
            Couple protection rate                       :           49%
            Fully immunized children                   :           59%
            (below 1 yr.)               
Infrastructure :                                                        

Length of different classes of Roads

1

Road under P.W.D.

Length (K.M.)

 

a) Surfaced

  544.43

 

i) National Highway

    62.43

 

ii) State Highway

     21.00

 

iii) District Roads

   275.00

 

iv) Village Road

   186.00

2

Zilla Parishad Road

1,447.40

 

a) Surfaced

    498.72

 

b) Un-surfaced

    948.68

3

Municipal Road

    893.61

 

a) Surfaced

    516.93

 

b) Un-Surfaced

     376.68

4

No. of Post Office

     345.00

5

No. of Telegraph Office

         3.00

6

No. of Combined Office

       12.00

Agriculture & Irrigation
            Total agriculture land            :           55.32%
            Main Crop                              :           Paddy
Distribution of operational land holding :

Sl No.

Size of Holding

No of Holding

P.C. of total Holding

Area in Hect.

P.C. of total area

1

Marginal (below 1.0 acre)

2,56,387

90.24

81,880

67.23

2

Small (1.0 acre to less than 2.0 acres)

   22,339

  7.86

26.669

21.90

3

Semi medium (2.0 acre to less than 4.0 acres)

     5.187

  1.83

11.994

  9.85

4

Medium (4.0 acre but less than 10 acres)

      201

-----

1,063

  0.87

5

Large (10.0 acres and above)

         1

------

  185

  0.15

 

        Total

2,84,095

100.00

1,21,791

100.00

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