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At a Glance-Pakur
Name of field Description

Basic Detail

Languages spoken Bengali, Hindi , Santhali, Paharia
Important Rivers Bansloi, Torai & Brahmini.
Nearest Railway Station Pakur
Nearest Airport Kolkata
National Highway passing through Dist. NH 34, NH 133
Climate Pakur District summer highest day temprature is in 29 ° C to 44° C . Average temperatures of January is 18 ° C , February is 22 ° C , March is 28 ° C , April is 32 ° C , May is 32 ° C .

GEOGRAPHY

Longitude (Approximate) 24.63° N
Latitude (Approximate) 87.85° E
Height from sea level 377.3 FT
Rainfall(in mm) 135.46cm
Climate Pakur District summer highest day temprature is in 29 ° C to 44° C . Average temperatures of January is 18 ° C , February is 22 ° C , March is 28 ° C , April is 32 ° C , May is 32 ° C .
Main minerals Black Stone Chips, Coal,
Total Area 1806 SQ
EAST- MURSIDABAD & BIRBHUM (WEST BANGAL)
WEST GODDA (JHARKHAND)
NORTH - SAHEBGANJ (JHARKHAND)
SOUTH- BIRBHUM (WEST BANGAL) , DUMKA (JHARKHAND)

DEMOGRAPHY (Census 2011)

Total Population 900422
Male Population 452661
Female Population 447761
Child Population (0 – 6 ) Years 177623
Rural Population 832,910
Urban Population 67,512
SC Population 28,469
ST Population 379,054
Total Workers 404,584
Main Workers 252,017
Marginal Workers 152,567
Non-Workers 495,838
Population Density (per sq. km.) 498
Percentage of Population Decadal Growtd (2001 – 2011) 28.33%
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 989
Total Literates 439586
Male Literates 258288
Female Literates 181433
Total Literacy Rate 48.82%1
Male Literacy Rate 57.06%
Female Literacy Rate 40.52%
Most populous Village Jhikarhati
Least populous Village Anapur
Most populous C.D Block Jhikarhati (under Pakaur . Block)
Least populous C.D Block Anapur (under Maheshpur Block)

ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS

Sub-divisions 1 (Pakur)
Blocks/Circle 6 (Pakur,Maheshpur,Hiranpur,Amrapara,Littipara,Pakuria))
Muncipality 1 ( Pakur Nagar Parishad))
Gram Panchayats 128
Total Villages 1,250
Inhabitated Villages ( Chiragi) 1144
Uninhabitated Villages (Bechiragi) 106)

POLICE STATIONS DETAILS

NUMBER OF POLICE CIRCLE UNDER PAKUR DISTRICT 2
NUMBER OF PS UNDER PAKUR DISTRICT 9
NUMBER OF OPs UNDER PAKUR DISTRICT. 2

EDUCATION

Primary Schools 681
Middle Schools 384
High Schools 76
Colleges 1 (Kumar Kalidas Memorial college)
I.T.I (Industrial Training Institute) 1 (ITI Sonajori)
Teacher’s Training College 1 (Urse Line Teacher’s Training College Maheshpur)

HEALTH

Sadar Hospital Pakur
Primary Health Centre 9
Addl. Primary Health Centre. 6
Health Sub - Centre 121
District T. B. Centre. 1

AGRICULTURE

Cultivable Area 106789.43
Non-Cultivable Area 18571.88
Total Irrigated Area 68190
Net Irrigated Area(Total area irrigated at least once) 12977
Kharif Crops 145933.28 t
Rabi Cropstd> 30754.13 t
Vegetables. 92256.4 t
Main crop Rice, Rapeseed, Wheat,Maize, Chikpea

FOREST

Total Forest Area 28425.74 Hec.
Reserve Forest Areat 4671.33 Hec.

BANKS

State Bank of India 22
Allahabad Bank 3
UCO Bank 1
Bank of Baroda 2
Bank of India 4
Central Bank of India 1
Regional Rural Bank 1
Dist. Central Co-operative Bank 1

POST OFFICES

Total 72
Rural 5
Urban. 67