PASCHIM MEDINIPUR

 

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Background

The climate of this district is tropical. The land surface of the District is characterized by hard rock uplands, lateritic covered area, flat alluvial and deltaic plains. Extremely rugged topography is seen in the western part of the District and rolling topography is experienced in the lateritic covered area. This rolling plains gradually merge into flat alluvial and deltaic plains to the East and the South-East of the District. The soil is fairly fertile.The experience of drought and flood is common in the District. Entire Ghatal Sub Division and part of Kharagpur Sub Division are flood prone (about 142647 ha.) whereas Jhargram Sub Division and part of Kharagpur and Medinipur Sadar Sub Divisions are drought prone (about 335248 ha.).
Kangsabati, Shilabati, Subarnarekha, Dulong Keleghai and their tributeries are the main rivers of the District. Irrigation is provided to both Ravi and Kharif crops. Kangsabati canel system is the main irrigation scheme.

 

Basic Information

1.

Area

9,345 sq kms. (As per Census 2011)

2

Longitude

Between 86.40 E – 87.52 E longitude

Latitude

Between 21.47 N – 23.00 N latitude

3.

Population

5,943,300

(Male 30,32,630; Female 29,10,670)

4.

Literacy Rate

70.41 %

(Male 81.28%, Female  59.11%)

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No of Sub Division

 

6.

No of Blocks

 

7.

Address Of District Office

Zilla Parishad Complex,
D.R.D.C. Building, 2nd Floor.
P.O. & District -Paschim Medinipur

Contact No:. 0322 2263020/ 8335060757

8.

District Setup of KVIB

Started In 1986

 

 

Khadi Institution 

 

Sl. No.

Name

Address

Contact Number

Category

Product

1.

Jhargram Khadi & Village Industries Association

P.O.-Jhargram

03221-255262

A+

Cotton & Silk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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