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Dhaniakhali Development Block

Dhaniakhali Development Block, worldwide famous for “Dhaniakhali Handloom Sarees” is one of the largest Block in West Bengal. The total area of this Block is 265.36 Sq Km. As per Census 2011, its population is 3,20,534 out of which 1,60,789 male and 1,59,745 Female. Total number of voter is 249364 out of which 125849 male and 123515 female. This Block consists of 18 (Eighteen) Gram Panchayats and 264 (Two Hundred and Sixty Four) villages.

The Dhanikhali Block falls within the Sadar Sub-Division of the Hooghly District. It is surrounded by Polba-Dadpur and Pandua Block of Sadar Sub-Division, Haripal Nd Tarakeswar Block of Chandannagar Sub-Division and Jamalpur Block of Bardhaman District. The River Damodar flows along the western fringe of the Block boundering with the Pursurah Block of Arambagh Sub-Division.

The Dhaniakhali Block is well connected with Kolkata through railways and national Highway. The Distance of the Block Headquarter i.e. the office of the Block Development officer form Kolkata is 72 km. There are 6(six) railway stations within the block area on Howrah-Bardhaman chord line. A street of 14 km of NH-2 passes through this Block area. Two major district roads connecting Chinsurah, the District Headquarter and Dasghara passes through this block. Another important road in the district connecting Tarakeswar and Bardhaman also passes through this block.

The main occupation of the people of this Block is cultivation. This Block is famous for cultivation of paddy and potato. The whole Block area is well irrigated by Irrigation canals of DVC. A large number of potato cold storages are situated within this Block. Fishery is another growing occupation at this Block.

But, as mentioned earlier, Dhaniakhali Block is World Wide famous for its Handloom sarees. This is the age-old traditional profession of a large number of people. The name ‘Dhaniakhali’ had been derived from the traditional designing of this saree. At the beginning, the saree was designed by ‘Dhanya’ i,e paddy. The ‘Khali’ i.e.the base of the saree was designed and weaved ‘Dhanya’ so the saree was famous for ‘Dhanyakhali’ i,e the saree the base of which was weaved by paddy. From that the name of Block ‘Dhaniakhali’ had been derived. At present thousands of weavers are engaged in this traditional occupation.

The population of religious minority is 16% of the total population. Majority of the Hindu population is the worshippers of Godess Kali. A large number of Kali temples are there. Among them the Bameswari Kali and Kesabpur Kali. The famous Tarakeswar Temple of Land Shiva is only 23 km from Dhaniakhali. The communal harmony and peaceful co-existance of people of difficult religious faith is the Key of peace persists in this Block.

 

-: Transportation  :-

(a) Railway:-Dhaniakhali Stn. On the Howrah-Bardhaman chord line was inaugurated in December 2003. It is 49 Km from Howrah Station and is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system.

(b) Roadway:- There are two main bus stoppage i.e. Madan Mohantala and Cinematala bus stop. Daily road transportation occurred through 17         no. bus route which connects Dhaniakhali with Chinsurah-Tarakeswar-Haripal. It also connects with National Highway No. 2 (NH-2) at   Maheswarpur, 8 Km from Dhaniakhali.

The main two junctions of the block are Dasghara More & Khanpur More by which the block connected with Barddhaman District.

Map Of Dhaniakhali

Tender – (Dhaniakhali BDO )

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Tender Details 
 Last Date of BID submission BID Opening Date
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Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Construction of MDM dining Hall. 20.12.2021, 5.00 PM 23.12.2021  download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Construction of community Toilet at Baidyapur Under Gur-2 GP 08.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  11.04.2022 download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Construction of Market Complex Building Dhaniakhali Bus Stand – Som-1 GP 08.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  11.04.2022 download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Drinking Water Project -At P-Sahabazar GP 08.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  11.04.2022 download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Repair & Renovation of Belmuri union Institution 25.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  28.04.2022 download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Repair & Renovation of Narayanpur Balika Vidyalaya 25.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  28.04.2022 download
Panchayat Samity , Dhaniakhali Repair & Renovation of Narayanpur AB High School 25.04.2022 , 5.00 PM  28.04.2022 download
GOPINATHPUR-II,Dhnaikhali CONSTRUCTION OF PUCCA DRAIN FROM SHOP OF KASHI PATRA TO KAMAL KUNDU AT KUMRUL from 15th FC TIED fund under GOPINATHPUR-II 25/04/2022 UPTO 04:00 PM 27/04/2022 Download 
GOPINATHPUR-II,Dhnaikhali CONSTRUCTION OF PUCCA DRAIN FROM HOUSE OF BENU LOHAR TO THE WAY OF DAMODAR RIVER AT CHAITANYABATI from 15th FC TIED fund under 25/04/2022 UPTO 04:00 PM 27/04/2022 Download 
GOPINATHPUR-II,Dhnaikhali CONSTRUCTION OF PUCCA DRAIN FROM LALTU SAMANTA LAND TO KALI DAHA AT KALIKAUR from 15th FC TIED fund 25/04/2022 UPTO 04:00 PM 27/04/2022 Download 
GOPINATHPUR-II,Dhnaikhali CONSTRICTION OF PUCCA DRAIN FROM BHUJU KANRAR TO PRIYARANJAN SINGHAROY HOUSE VIA DEBEN MAITY at Jiarah from 15th FC TIED 25/04/2022 UPTO 04:00 PM 27/04/2022 Download 
GOPINATHPUR-II,Dhnaikhali CONSTRICTION OF PUCCA DRAIN BYE THE SIDE OF DILIP KHANRA HOUSE at Kumrul from 15th FC TIED 25/04/2022 UPTO 04:00 PM 27/04/2022 Download 
K -Melki GP, Dhaniakhali Renovation and construction of Road From Baroari Tala to Narayanpur DVC 19.04.2022 21.04.2022 Download 
Bhandarhati-1, Dhaniakhali Replacement of High Mast LED flood light materials 20.05.2022 2.00 P.M 20.05.2022 3.00 P.M Download 
         

 

 

 

Notice Board – Dhaniakhali Development Block

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1 Promulgation of order u/s 144 Cr PC for Peaceful conduct of the Madhyamik Pariksha – 2022 04.03.2022  View
2 Transfar Order of GRS & VLE 12.04.2022 View 
3.  Paray Samadhan & Unnayaner Pathe 11 Bachar Schedule  05.05.2022 View  
4.  Duare Sarkar Schedule  05.05.2022 View 

 

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    Iportant Contact Numbers

    Sl No Department Contact Person Designation Phone No e-Mail
    1 P&RD Souvik Ghosh B.D.O 8145002100 bdo.dhaniakhali@gmail.com
    2 Disaster Management Sudipta Kr. Roy B.D.M.O 8145022885 bdo.dhaniakhali@gmail.com
               
               

     

    Sl No. GP Name Address Cotact No. E-Mail
    1 Belmuri Belmuri, Dhanikahli (03213) 255-332 belmurigp@gmail.com,
    2 Bhandaarhati-1 Bhandarhati, Dhaniakhali (03213)254-331/251-557 bhanderhati1gp@gmail.com
    3 Bhandaarhati-II Bhandarhati, Dhaniakhali (03213)254-770/251-066 bhanderhati2gp@gmail.com
    4 Bhastara Bhastara,Dhaniakhali (03213)265-577 prodhanbhastara@gmail.com
    5 Dasghara-I Dasghara, Dhaniakhali (03213) 258-361 dasghara1gp@gmail.com
    6 Dasghara-II Dasghara, Dhaniakhali (03213)258-312 dasgharatwogp@gmail.com
    7 Dhaniakhali-I Dhaniakhali (03213)255-304/256-304 dnk1gp@gmail.com
    8 Dhaniakhali-II Boso, Dhaniakhali (03213)255-334/230-602 dnk2gp@gmail.com
    9 Gopinathpur-I Gopinathpur, Dhaniakhali (03212)272-304 gopinathpur1grampanchayat@gmail.com
    10 Gopinathpur-II Gopinathpur,Dhaniakhali (03212)272-306 gopinathpur2gp@gmail.com
    11 Gurbari-I Gubari, Dhaniakhali (03213) 245-020 gurbari1gp011@gmail.com
    12 Gurbari-II Gubari, Dhaniakhali (03213)-253-140 / 253-079 gurbari2gp@gmail.com
    13 Gurap Gurap, Dhaniakhai (03212)-XXX XXX gurapgp1978@gmail.com
    14 Khajurdaha Melki K-Melki, Dhaniakhai (03213) 230-210/230-465 kmelkigp@gmail.com
    15 Mandra Mandra, Dhaniakhai (03213)254-336/251-752 prodhanmandra@gmail.com
    16 Parambua Sahabazar P-SAhabazar,Dhaniakhai (03212)-272-267 parambuasahabazar@gmail.com
    17 Somaspur1  Somospur,Dhaniakhai (03213)255-262 somaspur1gp@gmail.com
    18 somaspur2  Kananadi,Dhaniakhai (03213)255-333/257-756 somaspur2@gmail.com

    Tourist Places in Dhaniakhali :

     

    • Gateway of Zamindar Palace, DasghraRaybari
    • Rasmancha, Dasghara

    Biswash

    • Dasghra Biswas Bari, a 300 years old Palace of Zamindar.Biswash
    • Gopinath Temple

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    1. Administrative Unit showing PC-AC-Block-Gram Panchayat-Police Station
    Name of the Blocks Name & No. of AC Name of the Gram Panchayats Name of the Police Station
    Dhaniakhali

     

    197, Dhaniakhali(S.C)

    BELMURI

     

    1.    Dhaniakhali

     

    2.         Gurap

    BHASTARA
    DASGHARA-I
    DASGHARA-II
    DHANIAKHALI-I
    DHANIAKHALI-II
    GURBARI-I
    GURBARI-II
    GURAP
    K-MELKI
    MANDRA
    SOMASPUR-I
    SOMASPUR-II
    198, Tarakeswar BHANDARHATI-I

     

    1. Dhaniakhali

     

     

    BHANDARHATI-II
    PARAMBUA SAHABAZAR
    GOPINATHPUR-I
    GOPINATHPUR-II

     

    Geography Dhaniakhali
    1 Geographical Area :- 265.36 Sq Km.
    2 Latitude & Longitude:- 22o 58’ N & 88o 06’ E
    3 Gram Panchayat:- 18 Nos
    4 Total GP Sansad 264 nos.
    1. Geography :-

     

     

     

     

     

    1. Demography :-
    Demography 197 Dhaniakhali (S.C ) A.C 198 Tarakeswar Total
    Population Male 120316 40473 1,60,789
    Female 119786 39959 1,59,745
    Total 240102 80432 3,20,534
    SC Population Male 37896 14822 52718
    Female 38112 14981 53093
    Total 76008 29803 105811
    ST Population Male 19358 2917 22275
    Female 20307 3133 23440
    Total 39665 6050 45715
    Literates 163333 55569 218902
    Percentage of rural population 100% 100% 100%
    Percentage of urban population 0% 0% 0%
    Sex Ratio (per 1000 male) 996 987 994
    Density of Population (per Square Km.) 905 905 905
    Literacy rate (excluding 0-6 population) (75.43%) (76.34%) 75.66%

     

    1. Educational Details :-

     

    Educational Details Dhaniakhali
    Literacy % of Literacy Male 1,19,539 (74.34%)
    Female 99,363 (62.20%)
    Total 2,18,902 (68.29%)
    Primary School   200 Nos
    Secondary School   45 Nos
    Higher Secondary School   16 Nos
    SSK      2  
    MSK   3
    College   1
    Engineering College  
    Technical / Vocational Training College   2
    Other Institutions   2
    Library   11