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Description  Year Unit  Particulars
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Administrative set-up :      
District Headquarters     Chinsurah
Sub-division 2018 Number 4
Police Station 26
Inhabited Village 2011 1842
Mouza 2011 1934
Municipal Corporation 2018 1
Municipality 12
Block 18
Panchayat Samity 18
Gram Panchayat 207
Gram Sansad 3191
Area and Population :      
Area 2011 Sq. Km. 3149.00
Population Number 5519145
Density of Population per Sq. Km. 1753
Percentage of Population :      
                    Male per cent 51.00
                    Female 49.00
                    Rural 61.43
                    Urban 38.57
Climate :      
Annual rainfall 2018 m.m. 997
Temperature : Maximum Degree Celsius  
                      Minimum  
Workers :      
Total workers 2011 per cent 39.01
Non-workers 60.99
Agriculture and Irrigation :      
Cropped area 2017-18 ‘ 000 Hectares 210.89
Percentage of Irrigated area to Cultivated area per cent  
Yield rate of Rice Kg. per hect. 3225
Medical facilities :      
Hospitals, Health Centres etc. 2018 Number 943
Sub-Centres 2017-18 672
Family Welfare Centres 945
Total beds 2018 4848
Beds per lakh of Population (Census 2011) 88
Education :    
Primary School 2017-18 3023
Middle School 183
High School 252
Higher Secondary School 401
General College 29
University(Gen. & Tech.)
Literates : Male 2011 per cent 87.03
                Female 76.36
                Total 81.80
  (i)   (Contd.)
Industry :      
Registered Working Factories 2018 Number 1033
Micro & Small Scale Enterprises 2017-18 3823
Employment in:      
State Government Offices As on 31.01.2018 ..
Registered Working Factories (Daily Average) 2018 117216
Micro & Small Scale Enterprises 2017-18 43442
Employment Situation:      
Applicants on Live-register 2018 ..
Electricity :      
Mouzas Electrified 2017-18 1904
Consumption of Electricity ‘ 000 KWH 1896494
Co-operative Societies :      
Societies Number 1834
Members 676901
Working Capital ‘ 000 Rs. 41938964
Banking :      
Commercial Bank June, 2018 Number 477
Transport & Communication :      
Post Offices 2017-18 Number 497
Post & Telegraph Offices(Combined)
Surfaced Road Km. 10987.07
Unsurfaced Road 5593.76
Registered Motor Vehicles Number 607599
Finance :      
Net Collection from Small Savings ‘ 000 Rs. ..
Total Revenue Receipt 645654 (P)

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Geographical Location of Hooghly district and its headquarters

Name
of the district
Latitude Longitude Name of district
headquarters
Latitude Longitude
 North South  East West
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
Hooghly 23º 01’20″N 22º 39’32″N 88º 30’15″E 87º 30’20″E Chinsurah 22º 55’N 88º 24’E
Monthly Rainfall in the district of Hooghly
              ( Millimetre )
Month Normal Actual
2018 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
January 11 9 4
February 32 37 9 44
March 34 23 19 32 18 16
April 62 4 98 1 10 88
May 118 77 80 143 106 60
June 249 200 285 187 180 142
July 313 258 692 254 393 321
August 300 334 196 365 235 183
September 236 222 234 236 178 141
October 94 34 25 69 250 22
November 19 26 33 2
December 9 14 22 22
Total 1477 1189 1661 1361 1425 997
          Source : Agricultural Meteorologist,
            Directorate of Agriculture, Govt. of W.B.

TEMPERATURE DETAILS

Maximum and Minimum Temperature by month in the district of Hooghly
 Centre-Mogra               ( Degree Celsius )
Month 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
January 25 10 28 10 25 11 30 .. ..
February 30 12 34 12 34 17 33 14 .. ..
March 36 18 37 20 36 17 36 16 .. ..
April 42 24 39 21 41 21 39 .. ..
May 43 24 41 23 39 21 39 21 .. ..
June 40 24 39 23 38 23 39 25 .. ..
July 36 25 36 25 37 26 36 24 .. ..
August 36 23 37 25 37 26 36 26 .. ..
September 36 26 36 24 37 26 36 25 .. ..
October 34 23 34 21 35 23 35 19 .. ..
November 30 13 30 18 31 15 32 13 .. ..
December 26 10 31 11 27 11 30 12 .. ..
For the year 43 10 41 10 41 11 39 12 .. ..
          Source : Meteorological Department, Govt. of India

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Administrative Units in the district of Hooghly for the year 2018
                          (Number)
Sub-Division Police Station C.D.Block/ M.C./ M Panchayat Mouza Inhabited
Village
House-
hold
Town
Samity Gram Gram Sansad Municipal Corporation Municipality Notified Area Census Town
(2011)
Out-growth
(2011)
Total
(2011) (2011) (2011) No. Ward No. Ward No. Ward
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18)
Sadar
Sub-Div.
9 5/ 0/ 2 5 69 1101 770 741 396794 2 52 23 1 26
 
Dhaniakhali
Gurap
Dhaniakhali 1 18 264 214 214 78260
  Pandua Pandua 1 16 247 158 153 74139 4 4
  Balagarh Balagarh 1 13 183 136 129 55881 4 4
 
Chinsurah
Chinsurah (Women)
Hooghly-
Chinsurah(M)
44397 1 30 1
  Chinsurah (P) &
Mogra
Chinsurah-Mogra
1 10 196 68 52 57690 15 1 16
  Bansberia(M) 24276 1 22 1
  Polba & Dadpur Polba-Dadpur 1 12 211 194 193 62151
Chandannagar
Sub-Div.
5 3/ 1/ 3 3 41 592 353 339 262174 1 33 3 59 7 11
  Tarakeswar
Tarakeswar
1 10 144 90 89 41975
  Tarakeswar(M) 6682 1 15 1
  Haripal Haripal 1 15 208 154 152 60041 1 1
 
Singur
Bhadreswar (P)
Singur 1 16 240 109 98 64703 6 6
  Bhadreswar Bhadreswar(M) 23233 1 22 1
 
Bhadreswar (P)
Champdani(M) 24193 1 22 1
  Bhadreswar (P) Chandannagar Chandannagar(M.C.) 41347 1 33 1
                                  (Contd.)
                                   
                                   
TABLE  2.1  (Concld.)
                          (Number)
Sub-Division Police Station C.D.Block/ M.C./ M Panchayat Mouza Inhabited
Village
House-
hold
Town
Samity Gram Gram Sansad Municipal Corporation Municipality Notified Area Census Town
(2011)
Out-growth
(2011)
Total
(2011) (2011) (2011) No. Ward No. Ward No. Ward
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18)
Serampur
Sub-Div.
7 4/ 0/ 6 4 34 574 244 208 344810 6 137 34 40
  Jangipara Jangipara 1 10 177 129 128 48900 1 1
  Chanditala Chanditala-I 1 9 148 56 47 37681 9 9
 
Chanditala (P) Dankuni (P)
Chanditala-II 1 9 132 35 20 37678 15 15
  Dankuni Dankuni(M) 22544 1 19 1
 
Serampur (P) Dankuni (P)
Uttarpara (P)
Serampur-Uttarpara 1 6 117 24 13 37260 9 9
  Uttarpara Uttarpara-Kotrung(M) 40824 1 24 1
  Uttarpara (P) Konnagar(M) 19796 1 20 1
 
Serampur
Serampore (Women)
Serampur(M) 42258 1 29 1
 
  Serampur (P) Baidyabati(M) 29963 1 22 1
  Rishra Rishra(M) 27906 1 23 1
Arambagh
Sub-Div.
5 6/ 0/ 1 6 63 924 567 554 283645 1 18 1
  Goghat
Goghat-I
1 7 107 99 97 31203
  Goghat-II 1 9 121 112 110 35446
  Arambagh
Arambagh (Women)*
Arambagh
1 15 221 159 152 64245
  Arambagh(M) 14831 1 18 1
  Khanakul
Khanakul-I
1 13 192 94 93 56890
  Khanakul-II 1 11 145 53 52 41278
  Pursurah Pursurah 1 8 138 50 50 39752
District Total- 4 26 18/ 1/ 12 18 207 3191 1934 1842 1287423 1 33 12 266 64 1 78
(P) = Part                 Sources : 1) District Panchayat & Rural Dev. Officer, Hooghly
*  :  Arambagh (Women) Newly established Police Station               2) Census of India, 2001 & 2011
                    3) All Municipalities & Municipal Corporation, Hooghly
Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies in the district of Hooghly
          (Number)
Year Constituency

 No. of

 Unreserved

constituencies

No. of constituencies reserved for Total
Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
2014 Assembly 14 4 18
Parliamentary 2 1 3
2015 Assembly 14 4 18
Parliamentary 2 1 3
2016 Assembly 14 4 18
Parliamentary 2 1 3
2017 Assembly 14 4 18
Parliamentary 2 1 3
2018 Assembly 14 4 18
Parliamentary 2 1 3
      Source : Collectorate(Election Deptt.), Hooghly
Number of Seats in Municipal Corporations, Municipalities and Panchayats in the district of Hooghly
           
Year Municipal Corporation Municipality Zilla Parishad Panchayat Samity Gram Panchayat
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
2014 33 266 50 607 3192
2015 33 266 50 607 3192
2016 33 266 50 607 3192
2017 33 266 50 607 3192
2018 33 266 50 607 3191
      Sources : (1) Collectorate(Election Deptt.), Hooghly
        (2) Collectorate(L.S.G. Cell), Hooghly
        (3) Dist. Panchayat Office, Hooghly

Area, Population and Density of Population in the district of Hooghly, 2011

 

Sub-Division / C.D.Block / M.C. / M

Area (Sq. Km.)

(2001)

Population (Number) Density of Population (per Sq. Km.) P.C. of population to district population
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Sadar Sub-Division 1148.15 1657518 1444 30.03
Dhaniakhali 275.68 320534 1163 5.81
Pandua 276.43 316197 1144 5.73
Balagarh 202.15 228998 1133 4.15
Hooghly-Chinsurah(M) 17.27 177259 10264 3.21
Chinsurah-Mogra 81.86 247055 3018 4.48
Bansberia(M) 9.07 103920 11458 1.88
Polba-Dadpur 285.69 263555 923 4.77
Chandannagar Sub-Division 508.08 1127176 2219 20.42
Tarakeswar 119.93 179148 1494 3.25
Tarakeswar(M) 3.90 30947 7935 0.56
Haripal 184.42 261073 1416 4.73
Singur 164.85 276413 1677 5.01
Bhadreswar(M) 6.48 101477 15660 1.84
Champdani(M) 6.47 111251 17195 2.01
Chandannagar(M.C.) 22.03 166867 7575 3.02
Serampur Sub-Division 422.45 1469849 3479 26.63
Jangipara 164.23 221578 1349 4.01
Chanditala-I 93.45 179825 1924 3.26

Chanditala-II

Dankuni(M)

 

70.34

158396

94936

 

3602

2.87

1.72

Serampur-Uttarpara 44.8 152266 3399 2.76
Uttarpara-Kotrung(M) 16.34 159147 9740 2.88
Konnagar(M) 4.42 76172 17233 1.38
Serampur(M) 14.5 181842 12541 3.30
Baidyabati(M) 7.89 121110 15350 2.19
Rishra(M) 6.48 124577 19225 2.26
Arambagh Sub-Division 1058.87 1264602 1194 22.92
Goghat-I 186.32 140030 752 2.54
Goghat-II 190.03 160585 845 2.91
Arambagh 269.31 285207 1059 5.17
Arambagh(M) 19.04 66175 3476 1.20
Khanakul-I 171.92 254434 1480 4.61
Khanakul-II 121.83 184734 1516 3.35
Pursurah 100.42 173437 1727 3.14
District Total  2011 3149.00 5519145 1753 100.00

 

N.B.: C.D. Block / M.C./ M / N.A.-wise figures of

Census 2011 for Area are not available at present

Source : Census of India, 2001 & 2011

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Medical Facilities available in the district of Hooghly

(Number)

 

 

 

Year

No. of Medical Institutions in

 

 

Total No. of Beds

 

 

Total No. of Doctors

Health & Family Welfare Deptt., Govt. of W.B.

Other Departments of Govt. of West Bengal including State Govt.

Undertaking

 

 

Local Bodies

Govt. of India including Central Govt.

Undertaking

 

N.G.O./

Private Bodies (Nursing Homes)

 

 

 

Total

 

 

Hospitals

 

 

Rural Hospitals

 

Block Primary Health Centres

 

Primary Health Centres

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)
2014 6 8 10 60 .. .. .. 187 271 4732** 306*
2015 6 8 10 60 .. .. .. 208 292 4802** 475*
2016 6 17^ 1 91 .. .. .. 124 239 4380** 426*
2017 5 22^ .. 91 .. .. .. .. 118 2479** 427*
2018 5 17 1 87 660 12 161 943 4848** 427*
Sub-Division/ C.D.Block/ M.C./ M Year : 2018
Sadar Sub-Division 1 5 .. 29 222 29 286 1284 107
Dhaniakhali 1 6 57 7 71 150 10
Pandua 1 6 51 2 60 83 13
Balagarh 1 6 36 3 46 75 4
Hooghly-Chinsurah(M) 1 4 8 13 730 6
Chinsurah-Mogra 1 2 33 8 44 203 63
Bansberia(M) 2 1 3 13 9
Polba-Dadpur 1 3 45 49 30 2

Chandannagar

Sub-Division

1 3 15 116 12 42 189 831 73
Tarakeswar 1 2 31 6 40 218 6
Tarakeswar(M) 7 7 100
Haripal 1 3 42 1 47 35 9
Singur 1 3 43 12 6 65 163 10
Bhadreswar(M) 2 2 4 110 1
Champdani(M) 2 9 11 5
Chandannagar(M.C.) 1 3 11 15 205 42

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General Educational Institutions by type in the district of Hooghly

(Number)

Type of Institution Year
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)

GENERAL RECOGNIZED SCHOOLS

(i)   Recognized Primary Schools under the control of or of the type of

(a) D.I.(Primary+Junior Basic)

(b) Municipalities / Corporations / Local bodies etc.

(c) I.C.S.E./ C.B.S.E./ Anglo-Indian & Missionaries etc.

(d) Railway (ER / SER) / DVC etc.

(ii)  Recognized Middle Schools under the control of or of the type of

(a) D.I.(Secondary)

(b) Junior Madrasahs

(c) I.C.S.E./ C.B.S.E./ Anglo-Indian & Missionaries etc.

(d) Railway (ER / SER) / DVC etc.

(iii) Recognized High Schools under the control of or of the type of

(a) D.I.(Secondary)

(b) High Madrasahs

(c) I.C.S.E./ C.B.S.E./ Anglo-Indian & Missionaries etc.

(d) Railway (ER / SER) / DVC etc.

(iv) Recognized Higher Secondary Schools under the control of or of the type of

(a) General Stream(Including independent H.S.School)

(b) Vocational Stream(Including independent H.S.School)

(c) I.C.S.E./ C.B.S.E./ Anglo-Indian & Missionaries etc.

(d) Railway (ER / SER) / DVC etc.

(e) Senior Madrasahs

GENERAL DEGREE COLLEGES

GENERAL UNIVERSITIES (excluding completely Technical Universities)

CENTRES OF OPEN UNIVERSITIES

3816 3829 3745 3853 3859
3013 3026 2941 3025 3023
2974 2980 2889 2971 2968
39 46 52 54 55
152 152 152 176 183
146 146 146 170 176
6 6 6 6 7
292 278 279 251 252
261 247 247 219 219
22 22 22 22 23
9 9 10 10 10
359 373 373 401 401
337 351 351 379 379
9 9 9 9 9
13 13 13 13 13
28 28 28 29 29
5 5 5 5 5

 

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Public Libraries, Reading Rooms and Mass Literacy Centres in the district of Hooghly

(Number)

 

Year

 

Public Library

 

Free Reading Room

Mass Literacy Centres (Continuing Education Programme)
(1) (2) (3) (4)
2013-14 158 158
2014-15 158 158
2015-16 158 158
2016-17 158 158
2017-18 158 158 ..

Sub-Division/

C.D.Block/ M.C./ M

Year : 2017-18
Sadar Sub-Division 53 53 ..
Dhaniakhali 11 11  
Pandua 11 11  
Balagarh 8 8  
Hooghly-Chinsurah(M) 6 6  
Chinsurah-Mogra 7 7  
Bansberia(M) 2 2  
Polba-Dadpur 8 8  
Chandannagar Sub-Division 32 32 ..
Tarakeswar 7 7  
Tarakeswar(M) 1 1  
Haripal 8 8  
Singur 11 11  
Bhadreswar(M) 1 1  
Champdani(M) 1 1  
Chandannagar(M.C.) 3 3  
Serampur Sub-Division 33 33 ..
Jangipara 6 6  
Chanditala-I 7 7  
Chanditala-II 4 4  
Dankuni(M) 1 1  
Serampur-Uttarpara 4 4  
Uttarpara-Kotrung(M) 5 5  
Konnagar(M) 2 2  
Serampur(M) 2 2  
Baidyabati(M) 1 1  
Rishra(M) 1 1  
Arambagh Sub-Division 40 40 ..
Goghat-I 5 5  
Goghat-II 5 5  
Arambagh 7 7  
Arambagh(M) 2 2  
Khanakul-I 6 6  
Khanakul-II 7 7  
Pursurah 8 8  

 

N.B. : The Mass Literacy Programme was closed on 30th September 2009.

 

Sources: 1) District Library Officer, Hooghly

2) Officer-in-Charge, Literacy and Education Cell,

Hooghly Zilla Parishad, Chinsurah, Hooghly

Cinema Houses in the district of Hooghly

 

 

Year

Number of Cinema House Sitting Capacity (Number) Total Tax Collected (Rs.)
(1) (2) (3) (4)
2013-14 38 32714 6461945
2014-15 38 32714 6160843
2015-16 38 32714 5923576
2016-17 73 # 59163 5537445
2017-18 ^ 26* 23135 2650032
Sub-Division/ C.D.Block/ M.C./ M   Year : 2017-18 ^  
Sadar Sub-Division 11 9443 750523
Dhaniakhali 4 3008 81291
Pandua 3 2450 224213
Balagarh
Hooghly-Chinsurah(M) 2 2015 319200
Chinsurah-Mogra 1 924 21999
Bansberia(M) 1 1046 103820
Polba-Dadpur
Chandannagar Sub- Division 5 4392 258101
Tarakeswar
Tarakeswar(M)
Haripal 2 1622 6700
Singur 1 933 23410
Bhadreswar(M)
Champdani(M)
Chandannagar(M.C.) 2 1837 227991
Serampur Sub- Division 7 5540 1346758
Jangipara
Chanditala-I
Chanditala-II 1 980 138310
Dankuni(M)
Serampur-Uttarpara
Uttarpara-Kotrung(M)
Konnagar(M)
Serampur(M) 1 763 94096
Baidyabati(M) 4 2802 797752
Rishra(M) 1 995 316600
Arambagh Sub- Division 3 3760 294650
Goghat-I
Goghat-II
Arambagh
Arambagh(M) 2 2761 263950
Khanakul-I 1 999 30700
Khanakul-II
Pursurah
         

 

# difference in number of cinema houses is due to non-inclusion of a few cinema houses in the previous statistical reports

  • Sharp decline in the number of cinema halls of the district is due to the exclusion of closed cinema halls

^ The entertainment tax has given by the source office upto 30.06.2017

Source : Agricultural Income-Tax Officer-in-Charge,

Hooghly Range

 

Newspapers and Periodicals published in the district of Hooghly

(Number)

Year

(as on 31st March)

Daily Weekly Fortnightly Monthly Others Total
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)

2014

 

2015

 

2016

 

2017

 

2018

 

 

– 1

7

 

6

 

8

 

5

 

4

22

 

26

 

17

 

12

 

11

2

 

1

 

1

 

3

 

2

 

– 1

1

 

1

31

 

33

 

27

 

21

 

19

LANGUAGE Year : 2018

Bengali English Hindi Urdu

Others

1 4 11 2 1 19
Total 1 4 11 2 1 19

Source : District Information & Cultural Officer, Hooghly

 

Classification of Land Utilization Statistics in the district of Hooghly

(Thousand hectares)

 

 

Year

 

 

Reporting Area

 

 

Forest Area

 

Area under Non- agricultural use

 

Barren & uncultivable land

 

Permanent pastures & other grazing land

 

Land under misc. tree groves not included in Net area sown

 

 

Cultivable waste land

Fallow land other than Current fallow

 

 

Current fallow

 

 

Net area sown

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
2013-14 313.38 0.53 97.14 0.06 1.32 0.79 0.29 0.68 212.57
2014-15(P) 313.38 0.53 97.85 0.05 0.02 1.34 0.73 0.13 0.76 211.97
2015-16(E) 313.38 0.53 98.55 0.05 0.05 1.37 0.58 0.75 211.50
2016-17(E) 313.38 0.29 99.30 0.04 0.06 1.64 0.46 0.74 210.85
2017-18(E) 313.38 0.29 99.40 0.03 0.05 1.77 0.43 .. 0.52 210.89

Source : Directorate of Agriculture (Evaluation), Govt. of W. B.

 

 

TABLE 5.1(a)

Distribution of Operational Holdings over size-classes in the district of Hooghly

 

 

(Area in hectare)

 

 

Year

S  I  Z  E  –   C  L  A  S  S Average size of holdings (Hect.)
Marginal Small Semi-medium Medium Large Total

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

No. of

holdings

Area of

holdings

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14)
2005-06 293535 128989 40363 61311 7464 20379 1169 5476 342531 216155 0.63
2010-11 297969 131036 40474 62345 6299 17106 1166 5485 345908 215972 0.62

 

Note :i) Marginal : Below 1.0 hectare

  1. Small : 0 hectare and above but less than 2.0 hectares
  • Semi-medium : 0 hectares and above but less than 4.0 hectares
  1. Medium : 0 hectares and above but less than 10.0 hectares
  2. Large : 0 hectares and above. It includes mostly institutional holdings

Source : Agricultural Census, W. B.

 

TABLE 5.1(b)

Area of Vested Agricultural Land distributed and Number of Beneficiaries in the district of Hooghly

 

Upto

Area of land distributed (Hectare) Number of beneficiaries
Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe Others Total
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
31.10.2013 (P) 5326 37717 14902 26914 79533
14.04.2015 5373 40560 16035 33651 90246
14.04.2016 5373 40560 16035 33651 90246
14.04.2017 5374 40567 16049 33658 90274
14.04.2018 5396 40905 16277 33933 91115

Source : Land & Land Reforms Deptt., Govt. of W. B.

Area under Principal Crops in the district of Hooghly

 

 

(Thousand hectares)

 

Crops 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Foodgrains :          
1. Rice 286.1 276.0 277.6 267.0 260.4
Aus 5.8 6.2 8.9 9.7 8.6
Aman 196.0 190.2 188.2 186.4 187.0
Boro 84.3 79.6 80.5 70.9 64.8
2. Wheat 0.1 0.2 (a) 0.1 0.5
3. Barley
4. Maize 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5
5. Other Cereals
Total Cereals 286.4 276.4 277.8 267.3 261.4
6. Gram (a) (a) (a) (a) 0.1
7. Tur 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
8. Other Pulses 0.3 0.5 0.6 1.6 5.6
Total Pulses 0.4 0.6 0.7 1.7 5.7
Total Foodgrains 286.8 277.0 278.5 269.0 267.1
Oil Seeds:          
1. Rapeseed & Mustard 13.3 14.1 7.8 8.2 9.7
2. Linseed
3. Other Oil seeds 46.3 54.6 61.9 49.8 54.2
Total Oil seeds 59.6 68.7 69.7 58.0 63.9
Fibres:          
1. Jute 20.0 22.9 13.3 11.4 12.7
2. Mesta 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
3. Other Fibres (a)
Total Fibres 20.1 23.0 13.5 11.7 12.7
Miscellaneous crops:          
1. Sugarcane 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.6
2. Potato 99.8 100.7 111.6 100.1 103.9
3. Tobacco
4. Tea
5. Chillies (dry) 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0
6. Ginger 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Total Miscellaneous

crops

101.7 102.5 113.1 101.7 105.6

 

  • less than 50 hectares of Area

Sources : 1) Directorate of Agriculture, Govt. of W. B.

  • A.E.&S., Govt. of W. B.
  • Tea Board of India

 

 

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TABLE 5.3

Production of Principal Crops in the district of Hooghly

( Thousand tonnes )

Crops 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)

Foodgrains :

1.   Rice Aus Aman Boro

2.   Wheat

3.   Barley

4.   Maize

5.   Other Cereals

Total Cereals

6.   Gram

7.   Tur

8.   Other Pulses Total Pulses Total Foodgrains

Oil Seeds:

1.    Rapeseed & Mustard

2.    Linseed

3.    Other Oil seeds

Total Oil seeds Fibres: *

1.    Jute

2.    Mesta

3.    Other Fibres

Total Fibres Miscellaneous crops:

1.    Sugarcane

2.    Potato

3.    Tobacco

4.    Tea

5.    Chillies (dry)

6.    Ginger #

Total Miscellaneous crops

 

807.7

 

860.0

 

871.3

 

837.1

 

839.7

14.3 18.1 22.9 27.3 23.0
545.2 580.8 583.4 573.2 585.8
248.2 261.1 265.0 236.6 230.9
0.2 0.5 (b) 0.3 1.1
0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.3
808.4 861.0 871.8 837.9 842.1
(b) (b) (b) (b) 0.2
0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
0.4 0.4 0.4 1.6 6.3
0.5 0.5 0.5 1.7 6.5
808.9 861.5 872.3 839.6 848.6

 

12.0

 

12.3

 

6.2

 

7.1

 

9.4

62.0 71.1 87.7 66.9 82.2
74.0 83.4 93.9 74.0 91.6

 

421.9

 

522.1

 

254.4

 

216.9

 

233.1

1.7 0.7 0.5 3.3
(b) (b)
423.6 522.8 254.9 220.2 233.1

 

126.5

 

149.3

 

35.6

 

40.6

 

39.5

2077.5 3506.1 1413.3 3664.1 3629.3
1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.8
0.1 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.7
2205.6 3657.0 1450.5 3706.9 3671.3
  • Less than 50 tonnes of Production
  • Production of 1000 bales of 180 kgs each # Figure of Ginger represents for fresh (not dry ) for the year 2016-17

Sources :1) Directorate of Agriculture, Govt. of W. B.

  • A.E.&S., Govt. of W. B.
  • Tea Board of India

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Estimated Production of Milk (Cow, Buffalo & Goat) and Egg (Hen & Duck)

in the district of Hooghly and West Bengal

 

Year

Milk (Thousand tonnes) Egg ( Number in thousand)
District West Bengal District West Bengal
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
2013-14 520 4906 254320 4746013
2014-15 389 4961 251205 4813023
2015-16 324 5038 231133 4768672
2016-17 334 5183 253755 6553649
2017-18 355 5387 293057 7643433

Source : Directorate of Animal Resources & Animal Health, Govt. of W.B

 

Micro and Small Scale Enterprises with corresponding Employment in the district of Hooghly

(Number)

Year Unit Employment
During the year Upto the year During the year Upto the year
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
2014-15 973 5376 6297 57685
2015-16 (Upto September) 440 5816 5192 62877
2015-16 (From October onwards) 756 756 8657 8657
2016-17 2027 2783 25958 34615
2017-18 1040 3823 8827 43442

 

* Data for 2015-16 is upto September’2015, before the

introduction of Udyog Aadhar .Data relate to Udyog Aadhar memorandum registration & employment therein from 2015-16 (October onwards).

Source : i) Directorate of Micro & Small Scale

Enterprises, Govt. of W.B.

  1. ii) MSME-Development Institute, Kolkata, of India. (compiled from www.udyogaadhar.gov.in)

 

 

 

 

Mouzas Electrified in the district of Hooghly

 

 

(Number)

 

Sub-Division/ C.D.Block Upto 31st March
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Sadar Sub-Div. 756 756 756 756 756
Dhaniakhali 214 214 214 214 214
Pandua 157 157 157 157 157
Balagarh 135 135 135 135 135
Chinsurah-Mogra 56 56 56 56 56
Polba-Dadpur 194 194 194 194 194
Chandannagar Sub-Div. 352 352 352 352 352
Tarakeswar 90 90 90 90 90
Haripal 154 154 154 154 154
Singur 108 108 108 108 108
Serampur Sub-Div. 229 229 229 229 229
Jangipara 129 129 129 129 129
Chanditala-I 56 56 56 56 56
Chanditala-II 25 25 25 25 25
Serampur-Uttarpara 19 19 19 19 19
Arambagh Sub-Div. 567 567 567 567 567
Goghat-I 99 99 99 99 99
Goghat-II 112 112 112 112 112
Arambagh 159 159 159 159 159
Khanakul-I 94 94 94 94 94
Khanakul-II 53 53 53 53 53
Pursurah 50 50 50 50 50
Total 1904 1904 1904 1904 1904

 

N.B.: 11 Mouzas out of 36 Mouzas of Chanditala(II) was included in Dankuni(M)

Source : Divisional Engineer, Hooghly(D) Construction Division, W.B.S.E.D.C.L., Hooghly

 

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