OLD MALDA  AT A GLANCE

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GENERAL INFORMATION

BDO Old Malda : Norattam Biswas, WBCS (Exe.)
Mob :
e-Mail ID- oldmaldabio@gmail.com
Geographical area (in Sq. K.M.) 228.00
Gram Panchayats 6
No. of Villeges 292
No. of Mouza 124

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POPULATION

Population(As per 2011 Census) M : 80,108 F : 76,257 T : 1,56,365
Total Schedule Caste Population 50,287
Total Schedule Tribe Population 23,536
No. of Bargadars 7,069
No. of Small Farmers Families 3,000
No. of Landless Labours 3,000
No. of Patta Holders 9,530
No. of Marginal Farmers families 6,600

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LAND USE (in acres)

Net areas under Cultivation (Acres) 42,680
Area under pasture orchard etc. (Acres) 4,201
Cultivable Waste Land (Acres) 500
Home Stead Land (Acres) 2,091
Forest Land (Acres) 75
Residual area ( if any) Not Available
Area in which more than one crop is grown (Acres) 17,500
Area of Vested Land 5,740
Amount of land distributed 5,295
No. of Assignee 9,768

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AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED ACTIVITIES

Major cropping indifferent seasons (In Hector) :

Boro Paddy - 6600
Wheat - 1500
Barly - 100
Gram - 1400
Rabi Pulses - 1090
Arhor - 100
Mustared - 2260
Maize 80
Autumn Rice - 1900
Winter Rice - 12500
Jute - 275

No. of Huts/ Regulated Markets

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ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

No. of Milk Cows 31,575
No. of Plough Animal 18,921
No. of Goats 10,519
No. of Poultry Birds 11,957

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FOREST

a) Name of Forest product (if any) Wood
b) Approximate Annual production (Unit to be defined) Not Available
c) Area covered by social forestry (in acres) 333.5

d) No. of beneficiaries

1) Schedule Caste 750
2) Schedule Tribe 520

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VETERINARY SERVICES

No. of Veterinary Hospital/ Dispensary 2
No. of Veterinary Surgeons 2
No. of A.I.Centre 3
No. of Veterinary Aid Centres 3

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FISHERY

Net Water Area(in hectre) 1273
Net Water area under effective pisciculture (in hectre) 800
No. of persons engage in the profession 2210
Approximate Annual Production in (Qtls) 23800

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IRRIGATION

Net area under Irrigation (in Acres) 1,8240

Type of Facilities

No.

Area benefited

a) Canals Nil Nil
b) Tanks 420 6600
c) R.L.Is. 34 3400
d) DTWs 22 580
e) STWs 510 4182
f) Others 3 3478

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INDUSTRY

a) No. of units 353
b) Type of Product

Food Processing, Line Factory, Coke Briquite, Bekary,
Bucket Factory, Stee Factory, Bricks & Tiles
Manufacturing, Paper Mill, Pottery, Weaving Kuty, Straw
Board, Wheat Grinding Mill, etc.

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BASIC AMENITIES

1) Drinking Water Supply

a) No. of villages with spot sources 262
b) No. of villages with pipe water supply 2

2. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

a) No. of Primary Schools 106
b) No. of Secondary Schools 6
c) No. of H.S. Schools 1
d) No. of College 1
e) No of Rural Libraries 6
f) No. of adult Education Centre Nil
g) No. of Non normal Education Centres 58

3. HEALTH FACILITIES

a) No. of PHC 1
b) No. of beds 20
c) No. of SHCS 2
d) No. of beds Nil
e) No. of SHCS without beds 2
f) No. of Medical Practitioners
i) Allopath       4
ii) Homeopath 2
iii) Ayurvedic    Nil

4. POWAR

No. of Mouzas 65
No. of pumps energised :
R.L.I.    34
D.T.W. 22

5. PUCCA BUILDINGS

a) No. of Community buildings 2
b) No. of Pry. School 58
c) No. of other educational institution 6
d) No. of dispensaries Health Centre 5
e) No. of Panchayat buildings 6

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ROAD AND TRANSPORT

a) Length of road (K.M.) 294 K.M.
b) Under PWD (Roads) 36.8 K.M.
c) Under Z.P.( Metalled) Nil
d) Under Z.P. ( Unmetalled) 12
e) No. of Ferry Service 6
f) No. of Bus routes 4
g) Nearest Rly. Station From Block H.Q. Malda Town Rly Stn.
h) Minimum distance from Rly. Station of village 1.5 K.M.
i) Maximum distance from Rly. Station of village 30 K.M.

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OTHER FACILITIES

i) No. of Post office 15
ii) No. of Bank Branches 6
iii) No. of Co- operative societies 41
iv) No. of Members in Co-operative societies 9397