Area in Sq.KM : 250.41: Population : 179828: Density per Sq.KM : 718: P.C. [16], In 2013-14, there were 105 fertilizer depots, 15 seed stores and 55 fair price shops in the CD Block. 30 villages (40.00%) have agricultural credit societies. [22], Kolkata-Delhi NH 19 (old numbering NH 2)/ Grand Trunk Road passes through this CD Block. [21] There are stations at Kamnara, Khetia and Chamardighi railway station. According to Census 2011 information the sub-district code of Burdwan I block is 02289. Bardhaman town is the administrative centre of the district. In 2013-14, persons engaged in agriculture in Burdwan I CD Block could be classified as follows: bargadars 5.32%, patta (document) holders 9.20%, small farmers (possessing land between 1 and 2 hectares) 6.23%, marginal farmers (possessing land up to 1 hectare) 23.25% and agricultural labourers 55.99%. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent. [13], As per poverty estimates obtained from a household survey for families living below poverty line in 2005, rural poverty in Burdwan I CD Block was 33.70%. Muslims numbered 61,823 and formed 28.38% of the population. [10], See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, As per census definition, mother-tongue is the language spoken in childhood by the person's mother to the person. Open Government Data Platform India. [20], The Bardhaman-Katwa line after conversion from narrow gauge to electrified broad gauge was opened to the public on 12 January 2018. [17] Following land reforms land ownership pattern has undergone transformation. (KM) : 1, Gram Panchayat & Panchayat Samity : Surfaced : 98.77, Prime Minister's Gram Sarak Yojana : Surfaced : 9.62. Block Sadar (North) Burdwan-I Dev. 18 villages (24.00%) have post offices. [6], Other villages in Burdwan I CD Block include (2011census figures in brackets): Bandul (1,823), Saraitikar (3,383), Belkash (1,244), Baghar (3,395) and Khetia (2,421). Baghar, a constituent panchayat of Burdwan I block, is located at 23°19′06″N 87°49′54″E / 23.3184°N 87.8316°E / 23.3184; 87.8316. Burdwan I has a population of 2,15,943 peoples. The expansion of Boro paddy cultivation, with higher yield rates, was the result of expansion of irrigation system and intensive cropping. [18], In 2013-14, Burdwan I CD Block produced 126,390 tonnes of Aman paddy, the main winter crop, from 37,577 hectares, 30,259 tonnes of Boro paddy (spring crop) from 8,040 hectares, 23,526 tonnes of potatoes from 958 hectares and 398 tonnes of sugarcane from 5 hectares. of Population to district population : 2.16, Higher Secondary School : Institutions : 7, General College & University : Institutions : -, Professional & Technical Schools, :         Institutions : -, Colleges & Universities                           Students : -, Special & Non-formal : Institutions : 165, Education                      Students: 6675, Total : Male : 77.70 %         Female : 59.40 %         Total : 68.80 %, Health and Family Welfare Deptt., Govt. All 75 villages (100%) have power supply. from the Block H.Q. (111.48 sq.m) For property purchasing payment mode 100% cheque. Area in Sq.KM : 155.97: Population : 105532: Density per Sq.KM : 677: P.C. Land in excess of land ceiling was acquired and distributed amongst the peasants. [28][29], In 2014, Burdwan I CD Block had 1 block primary health centres and 2 primary health centres with total 18 beds and 4 doctors (excluding private bodies). Population below 6 years was 23,365. Burdwan police station and Women police station Burdwan serve this block. There are primary health centres at Baghat (with 4 beds) and Jamar, PO Korar (with 10 beds).