Chanditala-I Development Block

The Chanditala-I CD Block is part of the Hooghly-Damodar Plain, one of the three natural regions in the district of the flat alluvial plains, that forms part of the Gangetic Delta. The region has many depressions which receive water from the surrounding lands during the rainy season and discharge the water through small channels.

Bhagabatipur, a constituent gram panchayat of Chanditala I block, is located at 22°42′00″N 88°10′50″E.

Chanditala I CD Block is bounded by Haripal and Singur CD Blocks in the north, Chanditala II CD Block in the east, Domjur and Jagatballavpur CD Blocks, in Howrah district, in the south and Jangipara CD Block in the west.[2]

It is located 34 km from Chinsurah, the district headquarters.

Chanditala I CD Block has an area of 93.45 km2. It has 1 panchayat samity, 9 gram panchayats, 148 gram sansads (village councils), 56 mouzas and 47 inhabited villages. Chanditala police station serves this.


As per the 2011 Census of India, Chanditala I CD Block had a total population of 179,825, of which 104,677 were rural and 75,148 were urban. There were 90,032 (50%) males and 89,793 (50%) females. Population below 6 years was 19,350. Scheduled Castes numbered 35,243 (19.60%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 281 (0.16%).[7]

As of 2001 census, Chanditala I block had a total population of 165,837, out of which 81,689 were males and 84,148 were females. Chanditala I block registered a population growth of 11.38% during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Hooghly district was 15.72%.[8] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%.[9]

Census Towns in Chanditala I CD Block (2011 census figures in brackets): Masat (8,007), Jangalpara (7,478), Gangadharpur (7,862), Manirampur (7,428), Dudhkalmi (5,558), Nababpur (12,728), Kumirmora (12,208), Ramanathpur (6,811) and Bhagabatipur (7,068).[7]

Large villages (4,000+ population) in Chanditala I CD Block (2011 census figures in brackets): Patul (4,083), Sehakhala (6,434), Kanaidanga (4,517), Bhadua (4,704) and Krishnarampur (10,044).[7]

Other villages in Chanditala I CD Block (2011 census figures in brackets): Akuni (3,759), Alipur (3,091), Anantarampur (1,582), Aniya (3,281), Aushbati (2,246), Azabnagar (1,021), Bade Sola (2,094), Baghati (1,263), Ban Panchbere (465), Banamalipur (3,443), Bandpur (3,594), Banipur (840), Bankrishnapur (1,610), Bara Choughara (788), Chak Bangla (340), Chak Tajpur (2,692), Chota Choughara (1196), Dudhkanra (391), Dudhkomra (1,692), Ganeshpur (474), Gopalpur (901), Haripur (2,757), Ichhapasar (1,442), Jagmohanpur (1,193), Jalamadul (2,293), Jiara (1,150), Kalyanbati (1,217), Krishnanagar (1,712), Madhupur (1,846), Malipukur (945), Mamudpur (1,522), Metekhal (3,006), Mukundapur (1,579), Pakur, (3,997), Paschim Tajpur (1,873), Radhaballabhpur (1,655), Raghunathpur (645), Sadpur (888), Sandhipur (2,186), Shyamsundarpur (2,028), Singjor (1,589) and Suchiya(Chhunche) (2,569).[7][10]


As per the 2011 census the total number of literates in Chanditala I CD Block was 134,421 (83.76% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 70,740 (88.24% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 63,681 (79.65% of the female population over 6 years). The gender disparity (the difference between female and male literacy rates) was 8.59%.[7]

As of 2001 census, Chanditala I block had a total literacy of 52.75%. While male literacy was 73.52%, female literacy was 55.09%.


Tender – (Chanditala-I Developement Block)

Sl No Tender Details Scheme E-Tender Publish Date Bid Submission End Date View
1 Construction of Culvert Near the house of Shibram babu in Panchanantala under 15th FC; Activity Code: 44746677 under e-gram Swaraj portal. 15th FC 22/12/2020 18/01/2021 Download (1.3 MB)
2 Construction of Dining Hall (Model-2) capacity 120 students at Bhagabatipur Milan Bidyapith. PBSSM 18/11/2021 02/12/2021 Download (0.87 MB)
3 Construction of Dining Hall (Model-2) capacity 120 students at Sheakhala Benimadab High School. PBSSM 18/11/2021 02/21/2021 Download (0.87MB)

Online link of various govt. portal will be available soon…

  • We have opened 3 (Three) no. of Counters at Block level to resolve different issues regarding “Lakshmir Bhandar”.
  • We have opened 3 (Three) no. of Counter at Block premises to link Adhaar Card with Ration Card. BSK counter at Block Office, BSK Counter of SI of School Chanditala North Circle and one at Food and Supply Office.

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    Important Contact Numbers

    Officers and Staff

    Sl No Department Contact Person Designation Phone No e-Mail
    1 P&RD Narottam Biswas B.D.O 7679747482
    2 P&RD Subhrangshu Bose JT. B.D.O 9674425430

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    GP Name

    Prodhan Name

    Prodhan Number



    Aniya Rosenara Begum 8967289952


    Bhagabatipur Smt. Purnima Rani baidya 7044753046


    Gangadharpur Smt. Kaberi Das 9836932189


    Haripur Sri Tarun Karmaker 9474015250


    Krishnarampur Sri Sahadeb Bag 9434619273


    Kumirmorah Sri Upananda Sardar 9474703324


    Mashat Sri Sanjit Dari 9733693669


    Nawabpur Smt. Rina Santra 9735328323


    Sheakhala Smt. Puja Malik 9382938965