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Subdivision & Blocks

Bankura district comprises three subdivisions: Bankura Sadar, Khatra and Bishnupur. Bankura Sadar subdivision consists of Bankura municipality and eight community development blocks: Bankura I, Bankura II, Barjora, Chhatna, Gangajalghati, Mejia, Onda and Saltora. Khatra subdivision consists of eight community development blocs: Indpur, Khatra, Hirbandh, Raipur, Sarenga, Ranibandh, Simlapal and Taldangra. Bishnupur subdivision consists of Bishnupur and Sonamukhi municipalities and six community development blocks: Indas, Joypur, Patrasayer, Kotulpur, Sonamukhi and Bankura.

 

List of Sub Divisions in Bankura District:

Sl. No. Sub-Division Area (sq km.) Population (2011)
1. Bankura Sadar 2596.11 1,439,148
2. Khatra 2407.49 1,045.591
3. Bishnupur 1870.75 1,111,935

 

List of Blocks under each Sub Division of Bankura District:

Sub Division Block Area (sq km.) Population (2011)
Bankura Sadar Bankura I 171.09 107,685
Bankura II 220.84 140,864
Barjora 393.23 202,049
Chhatna 447.47 195,038
Gangajalghati 366.47 180,974
Mejia 162.87 86,188
Onda 502.46 252,984
Saltora 312.62 135,980
Khatra Khatra 231.82 117,030
Indpur 302.60 156,522
Hirbandh 190.97 83,834
Ranibandh 428.51 119,089
Raipur 369.92 171,377
Sarenga 223.78 106,808
Simlapal 310.15 143,038
Taldangra 349.74 147,893
Bishnupur Bishnupur 365.73 156,822
Indas 254.99 169,783
Joypur 263.82 156,920
Patrasayer 322.62 184,070
Kotulpur 250.38 188,775
Sonamukhi 378.85 158,697