World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Sankrail, Paschim Medinipur (community development block)

Article Id: WHEBN0032412486
Reproduction Date:

Title: Sankrail, Paschim Medinipur (community development block)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Gopiballavpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Jhargram subdivision, Kharar, Ghatal, Binpur II (community development block), Chandrakona I (community development block)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Sankrail, Paschim Medinipur (community development block)

সাঁকরাইল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Sankrail is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 275.6 km2 (106.4 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 102,626
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gopiballavpur
Website .in.govpaschimmedinipur

Sankrail (community development block) is an administrative division in Jhargram subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Sankrail police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rohini.[1][2]


Sankrail is located at .

Sankrail community development block has an area of 275.6  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Sankrail block/ panchayat samiti are:Andhari, Chhatri, Dhanghori, Khudmarai, Kultikri, Laudaha, Pathra, Ragra, Rohini and Sankrail.[3]

Rohini, the headquarters of Sankrial Block is also the cultural headquarters of the area. Some 300 years ago the great vaishnav philosopher, Rashikananda Mahaprabhu, was born in this village. Ranjitpur, an adjacent village to Rohini, has the famous Library Ram Narayan Pathagar. Besides the famous Rameswar Shiva temple is just across the river Subarnarekha about 3 km from Rohini.


As per 2001 census, Sankrail block had a total population of 102,626, out of which 52,096 were males and 50,530 were females. Sankrail block registered a population growth of 17.04 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 17.45 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. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.