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Geographical Location of District
Latitude Longitude
North South East West
23o53' N 22o56' N 88o25' E 86o48' E
Geographical Location of District HQ
Latitude Longitude
23o14' N 87o51' E

Rainfall (Yearly)
Normal (in Millimetre) Actual (in Millimetre)
1333 1322
Temperature
Maximum Minimum
39oC 7oC

Administrative Set up
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. District Head Quarters BURDWAN
2. Sub-division 6 Nos.
3. Police Station 33 Nos.
4. Villages (Mouzas) 2529 Nos.
5. C.D. Block (Panchayat Samity) 31 Nos.
6. Gram Panchayat 277 Nos.
7. Gram Sansad 3172 Nos.
8. Municipal Corporation 2 Nos.
9. Municipality 9 Nos.
10. Census Towns 55 Nos.
11. Out Growth 4 Nos.

Area and Population
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Area 7024 Sq.K.M.
2. Population 7723663 Nos.
3. Density of Population 1100 Nos.
4. Sex Percentage : Male 51.47 %
Female 48.53 %
5. Ratio of Population : Rural 60.13 %
Urban 39.87 %
6. Workers 35.55 %
7. Non-Workers 64.45 %

Agriculture and Irrigation
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Total Area & According to DLR,WB 698770 Hectares
2. Net Cropped Area 458510 Hectares
3. Yield rate of Rice 2960 Kg. per hect.
Wheat 2193 Kg. per hect.
Barley - Kg. per hect.
Maize 2080 Kg. per hect.
Gram 1731 Kg. per hect.
Tur 911 Kg. per hect.
Rape Seed & Mustard 991 Kg. per hect.
Linseeds 293 Kg. per hect.
Jute 21.1 Kg. per hect.
Sugarcane 95064 Kg. per hect.
Potato 37645 Kg. per hect.
Chillies(dry) 1501 Kg. per hect.
Ginger 1910 Kg. per hect.
4. Area Irrigated by Government Canals 296000 hectares
High Capacity Deep Tubewell 19750 hectares
Middle Capacity Deep Tubewell 2250 hectares
Low Capacity Deep Tubewell 1740 hectares
Shallow Tubewell 120 hectares
River Lift Irrigation 11790 hectares
5. Fertilizer Consumed 175100 Tonnes

Medical Facilities
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Hospitals 5 Nos.
2. Rural Hospitals 6 Nos.
3. Block Primary Health Centres 29 Nos.
4. Primary Health Centres 103 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (State Govt. Undertaking) 5 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (Central Govt. Undertaking) 24 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (N.G.O./Private Bodies) 5 Nos.
5. Total no. of Bed 9062 Nos.
6. Doctors 1133 Nos.
7. Family Welfare Centre 56 Nos.
8. Patients treated in various Medical Institutions 5564637 Nos.

Education
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Literates : Male 78.6 %
Felame 61.0 %
Total 70.2 %
2. Primary : Institution 4074 Nos.
Student 649789 Nos.
Teacher 15026 Nos.
3. Middle : Institution 110 Nos.
Student 25316 Nos.
Teacher 666 Nos.
4. High : Institution 472 Nos.
Student 293398 Nos.
Teacher 6371 Nos.
5. Higher Secondary : Institution 274 Nos.
Student 285440 Nos.
Teacher 6193 Nos.
6. Colleges/ University : Institution 26 Nos.
Student 60065 Nos.
Teacher 980 Nos.
7. Professional & Technical School & Colleges Institution 61 Nos.
Student 17298 Nos.
Teacher 1310 Nos.
8. Special & Non-formal Education Institution 6861 Nos.
Student 260163 Nos.
Teacher 8531 Nos.
9. Public Library 208 Nos.
10. Mass Literacy Centre 2000 Nos.

Industry
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Samll Industrial establishments registered with the
Directorate of Cottage & Small Scale Industries
Units 29339 Nos.
Employments 171756 Nos.
2. Factories Number 491
Fixed Capital 556279 Lakhs
Invested Capital 674213 Lakhs
Employees 77854 Nos.
Mandays 26082000
Net Income -22553 Lakhs

Electricity
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Mouzas electrified 2509 Nos.
2. Consumption of electricity
(in '000 K.W.H.)
Domestic 319460
Commercial 60610
Industrial 186660
Public Lighting 7190
Agricultural Irrigation 20820
Public Water Works 5930

Co-operative Socity & Bank
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Central Bank No. of Socities 1
No. of Members 1734
Working Capital Rs.7681561000
2. Primary Land Mortgage Bank No. of Socities 2
No. of Members 15682
Working Capital Rs.476991000
3. Agricultural Credit Societies No. of Socities 616
No. of Members 406663
Working Capital Rs.2205966000
4. Non-Agricultural Credit Societies No. of Socities 683
No. of Members 196705
Working Capital Rs.2793556000
5. Non-Credit Societies No. of Socities 1480
No. of Members 72857
Working Capital Rs.517400000
6. Commercial Banks No. of Bank 376
Deposits 619001 Lakh
Advances 119663 Lakh

Post & Telegraph Offices
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Post Office 707 Nos.
2. Telegraph Office 6 Nos.
3. Combined office 45 Nos.

Road Length
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Surfaced 8259.21 K.M.
2. Un-Surfaced 4964.42 K.M.
3. Number of registered Motor Vehicle 397550 Nos.

Source : District Statistical Officer, Burdwan.

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