Created on 1st April 1992 by the division of the erstwhile West Dinajpur district, it comprises two subdivisions, Raiganj and Islampur. It had 38 family welfare subcentres. [14], National Highway 27 passes through Islampur town. Islampur is a city and a municipality in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. [16] The decadal growth of population in Islampur PS in 1991-2001 was 27.94%, in 1981-91 was 34.08% and in 1971-81 was 28.24%. [15], Islampur College was established in 1973. The proportion of population having Bengali as their mother tongue increased from 72.2% in 1961 to 76.5% in 1991 and then dropped to 66.8% in 2001. The list includes 11 districts of West Bengal. This pooling of illiteracy within Islampur SD also led to the low ranking of Uttar Dinajpur at 494th position out of 595 Indian districts in terms of literacy rates in 2001, despite which its rank had improved considerably in relative terms from the 523rd rank it had occupied in 1991.”[24], The five blocks transferred from the state of Bihar to form a new subdivision in West Dinajpur in 1959 had until 1956 been part of the Kishanganj region which is still characterised by a low overall literacy rate of 31 percent in 2006–07, against which the corresponding rate for Uttar Dinajpur as a whole is a literacy rate of 48 percent... "Like Kishanganj which is now a full-fledged Bihar district, Islampur SD too has a largely rural profile, a large Muslim population and deep concentration of rural poverty"... Persisting regional disparities in access to education and infrastructure, rather than the response and enthusiasm of the local people are largely responsible for making Uttar Dinajpur the least literate district in West Bengal. The impact of land reforms has also varied. [14], Other villages in Islampur CD Block included (2011 population in brackets): Gobindapur (1,110) and Panditpota (3,898). State Bank of India - Islampur is located at West Bengal state, Uttar Dinajpur district, Uttardinajpur city and the bank branch's address is [Dist Uttar Dinajpur West Bengal 733202]. The Nagar river flows along the international border with Bangladesh on the east of Islampur CD Block. Islampur is a Municipality city in district of Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Islampur subdivision. Other languages spoken were: Rajbansi, Oriya, Marwari and Munda. The notification is for recruitment of Staff Nurse, Specialist & Other.Here you will get the complete information about DHFWS Uttar Dinajpur Staff Nurse, Specialist & Other Recruitment online application form 2020. Important Telephone numbers of the District of Uttar Dinajpur STD code : (Raiganj/Kaliyaganj - 03523), (Islampur-03526), (Karandighi/Dalkhola-03525) [12], Gram panchayats of Islampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Agdimti-Khanti, Gaisal I, Gaisal II, Gobindapur, Gunjaria, Islampur, Kamalagaon-Sujali, Matukunda I, Matikunda II, Panditpota I, Panditpota II, Ramganj I and Ramganj II. India Islampur subdivision in Uttar Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India Islampur Uttar Dinajpur community development block Uttar Dinajpur district Islampur is a city and a municipality in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was Established in 1959 as J.B.T.I. [50], Islampur College was established in 1973 at Islampur (outside the CD block). [31][32], In the 2011 census, Uttar Dinajpur district had 1,501,170 Muslims who formed 49.92% of the population, 1,482,943 Hindus who formed 49.31% of the population, 16,702 Christians who formed 0.56% of the population and 6,319 persons belonging to other religions who formed 0.23% of the population. However, in terms of the concentration of human poverty, they occupy a more favourable position than Itahar. As of 2001[update] India census,[13] Islampur had a population of 52,766. This PINCode 733202 is located in Islampur, Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal. [4][6][7], Approximately 206 km of the India-Bangladesh border is in Uttar Dinajpur district. As on 30 April 2015, 602,557 children in 3,006 schools were covered under this programme. Other workers are persons engaged in some economic activity other than cultivators, agricultural labourers and household workers. [3][4][5], Islampur CD Block is bounded by Potha CD Block in Kishanganj district of Bihar and Chopra CD Block on the north, Atwari Upazila of Panchagarh District of Bangladesh and Baliadangi Upazila of Thakurgaon District of Bangladesh on the east, Goalpokhar I CD Block on the south and Kishanganj CD Block in Kishanganj district of Bihar on the west. Christians numbered 781 and formed 0.25% of the population. in Uttar Dinajpur (West Bengal) Contents: Municipality The population development of Islampur as well as related information and services (weather, Wikipedia, Google, images). [20], Islampur subdivisional hospital (with 136 beds) is a major medical facility at Islampur. Established in 1958, it has facilities for teaching from class VI to XII. 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Balika Vidyalaya at Ramganj – girls only higher secondary school, Srikrishnapur High School at Matikunda – coeducational higher secondary school, Fazlul Haq N.S. Decadal growth for the district was 28.72 per cent[15], Large villages (with 4,000+ population) in Islampur CD Block were (2011 population in brackets): Phulhara (11,113), Ramganj (4,660), Kamlagaon (4,316), Purbba Gomaidighi (11,982), Kuchila (9,549), Dohaso (13,323), Barakhanti (9,617), Agdimti (5,168), Bhojpur (11,055), Panchdimti (9,337), Matikunda (4,529), Phulbari (5,134), Durgapur (4,674), Jagatagaon (6,671), Khabargaon (5,148), Chaprajhar (7,773), Aliganj (4,940), Paschim Pachurasia (7,318), Gunjaria (4,470), Dhantola (9,503), Gaisal (5,954), Kachna (4,809), Birnakundi (6,114), Bhelagachhi (4,528) and Gunabari (11,538). [14], As per 2001 census, Islampur block had a total population of 241,910, out of which 124,368 were males and 117,542 were females. [5][6], The headquarters of Islampur CD block is at Islampur town.[7][8]. Islampur Polytechnic College, Islampur is a Government aided 3 years Diploma Engineering College situated in the Uttar Dinajpur District of West Bengal and was established by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. Raiganj. The Islampur Municipality has population of 54,340 of which 28,227 are males while 26,113 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Raiganj subdivision was formed in 1948. Dinajpur district was constituted by the British in 1786, with a portion of the estate of Dinajpur Raj. Uttar Dinajpur is well connected with the rest of the state through National Highways, State Highways and Rai… [37], Note: In the census records a person is considered a cultivator, if the person is engaged in cultivation/ supervision of land owned by self/government/institution. [18], Islampur High School is a boys only Bengali-medium higher secondary school. [48], In 2012–13, Islampur CD Block had 158 primary schools with 35,983 students, 12 middle schools with 2,449 students, 6 high schools with 4,974 students and 18 higher secondary schools with 12,933 students. [35], In Islampur CD Block in 2011, amongst the class of total workers, cultivators numbered 27,957 and formed 29.36%, agricultural labourers numbered 38,639 and formed 40.57%, household industry workers numbered 1,099 and formed 1.15% and other workers numbered 27,535 and formed 28.91%. At the same time, the portion of Chopra PS lying to the north of the Mahananda river covering an area that now comprises Bidhannagar-1 gram panchayat, Bidhannagar-2 GP, Chathat-Bansgaon GP and the southern half of Phansidewa-Bansgaon Kismat GP in Darjeeling district, was transferred from West Dinajpur to the jurisdiction of Phansidewa PS in Darjeling district. [1][2], In 1992, West Dinajpur district was bifurcated and Uttar Dinajpur district was established.[1]. Islampur (Bengali: ইসলামপুর) is a city and a municipality in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. [47], National Highway 27 passes through Islampur town and Islampur CD Block. Uttar Dinajpur or North Dinajpur is a district in West Bengal. The post office Islampur Court S.O is located in town or taluk Islampur in district Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal [41], Islampur subdivisional hospital at Islampur (with 136 beds) is located outside the Islampur CD block. i) Chopra ii) Islampur iii) Goalpokhar iv) Karandighi. 141 likes. Subsequent to the Permanent Settlement in 1793, the semi-independent Dinajpur Raj was further broken down and some of its tracts were transferred to the neighbouring British districts of Purnea, Malda, Rajshahi and Bogra. This has generated considerable internal migration within the district, as areas with higher agricultural potential and higher labour demand has attracted large number of people. [17] The decadal growth rate of population in Uttar Dinajpur district was as follows: 30.2% in 1971–81, 34.0% in 1981–91, 28.7% in 1991-2001 and 23.2% in 2001–11. While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 45.3% in 1991 to 49.9% in 2011, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 54.2% in 1991 to 49.2% in 2011. This Institute play a great role for Teacher Education (Pre- … The movement of people from agricultural activities to non-agricultural activities has been low in Uttar Dinajpur district except for some pockets. [43][44], Islampur CD Block has 4 ferry services and 10 originating/ terminating bus routes. There are some pockets of natural forests of 282.11 acres. Islampur Town Out Post and Ramganj Out Post are functioning under this PS. The main rivers are: Nagar, Mahananda, Kulik, Gamari, Chhiramati (Srimati) and Tangon. Report Incorrect [16][17] Islampur Government Polytechnic is a polytechnic affiliated to the West Bengal State Council of Technical Education. [18] The decadal growth rate for West Bengal was 13.93% in 2001–2011, 17.77% in 1991–2001. Total area of Islampur is 332 km². All 101 villages (100%) have drinking water supply. The district lies between 25 degrees 11'N to 26 degrees 49' N and longitude 87 degree 49' E to 90 degree 00'E. Household industry is defined as an industry conducted by one or more members of the family within the household or village, and one that does not qualify for registration as a factory under the Factories Act. [21], This article is about the municipal town in West Bengal, India. [22], A study by North Bengal University has observed that “Immigrants from East Pakistan/Bangladesh have arrived in Uttar Dinajpur in almost equal numbers before and after 1971.” The Human Development Report opines, “The overall post-Partition impact on the rates of demographic growth has been particularly strong in all North Bengal districts. It covers the eastern boundary of the district. On the western side Uttar Dinajpur district has 227 km boundary with Bihar. [21], Uttar Dinajpur district has the highest decadal population growth rate in West Bengal with a figure of 23.2% for the decade 2001-2011 and is much higher than the state average of 13.8%. Housed in a government building, it has 25 computers, a library and a playground. [14], The literacy rate in Uttar Dinajpur district at 60.13% in 2011, up from 47.89% in 2001, was the lowest amongst all districts of West Bengal. 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