Midnapore Sadar (community development block)

Midnapore Sadar (community development block)
Midnapore Sadar
—  community development block  —
Midnapore Sadar
Location of Midnapore Sadar
in West Bengal and India
Coordinates 22°25′19″N 87°19′41″E / 22.422°N 87.328°E / 22.422; 87.328Coordinates: 22°25′19″N 87°19′41″E / 22.422°N 87.328°E / 22.422; 87.328
Country India
State West Bengal
District(s) Paschim Medinipur
Parliamentary constituency Medinipur
Assembly constituency Medinipur, Kharagpur


157,584 (2001)

468 /km2 (1,212 /sq mi)

Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area 336.81 square kilometres (130.04 sq mi)
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in/

Midnapore Sadar (community development block) (Bengali: মেদিনীপুর সদর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Medinipur Sadar subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Medinipur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Barapathar Cantonment.[1][2]



Midnapore is located at 22°25′19″N 87°19′41″E / 22.422°N 87.328°E / 22.422; 87.328.

Midnapore Sadar community development block has an area of 336.81  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Midnapore Sadar block/ panchayat samiti are:Bonpura, Chandra, Dherua, Kankabati (Tantigeria), Monidaha, Panchkhuri I, Panchkhuri II, Pathra and Siromoni.[3]


As per 2001 census, Midnapore Sadar block had a total population of 157,584, out of which 80,824 were males and 76,760 were females. Midnapore Sadar block registered a population growth of 26.77 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. http://wbprd.gov.in/html/asp/bdo_contact.asp?cd=ED. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. http://web.cmc.net.in/wbcensus/DataTables/02/Table4_15.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. http://zpmidwest.org/allotments%5C3rd-SFC-Allot-Guide.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. http://web.cmc.net.in/wbcensus/DataTables/02/FrameTable4_1.htm. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 

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