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Garhbeta I (community development block)

Garhbeta I
গড়বেতা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Garhbeta I is located in West Bengal
Garhbeta I
Garhbeta I
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 356.84 km2 (137.78 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 200,393
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Garbeta
Website .in.govpaschimmedinipur

Garhbeta I (community development block) is an administrative division in Medinipur Sadar subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Garbeta and Goaltore police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Garbeta Cantonment.[1][2]


Garbeta is located at .

Garhbeta I community development block has an area of 356.84  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Garhbeta I block/ panchayat samiti are: Agra, Amkopa, Amlagora, Baramura, Benachapra, Dhadika, Garanga, Garhbeta, Kadrauttarbil, Kharkusma, Sandhipur and Shyamnagar.[3]


As per 2001 census, Garhbeta I block had a total population of 200,393, out of which 102,687 were males and 97,706 were females. Garhbeta I block registered a population growth of 18.59 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
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