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Gankar Village Details

Gankar is a Village in Raghunathganj - I Block , Murshidabad district and West Bengal State. Gankar village Pin code is 742227. Gankar Village Total population is 4574 and number of houses are 881. Female Population is 48.7%. Village literacy rate is 49.3% and the Female Literacy rate is 22.1%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 4574
Total No of Houses 881
Female Population % 48.7 % ( 2229)
Total Literacy rate % 49.3 % ( 2253)
Female Literacy rate 22.1 % ( 1009)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 9.3 % ( 427)
Scheduled Caste Population % 25.4 % ( 1164)
Working Population % 44.4 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 706
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 48.4 % ( 342)

Location and Administration

Gankar Total area is 368.61 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 1.84 hectares andTotal irrigated area is 367.61 hectares


Governement Pre Primary, Private Pre Primary and Govt Primary Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Govt Engineering College, Govt Polytechnic College and Govt ITA College are in Berhampore. Nearest Govt Arts and Science Degree College is in Jangipur. Nearest Govt Pre Primary School, Govt Secondary School and Govt Senior Secondary School are in Mirzapur. Nearest Govt Medical College and Govt MBA college are in Kolkata.


1 Primary Health care centre , 7 RMP doctors , 6 Medical Shops are available in this village.


Paddy, Mustard and Wheat are agriculture commodities grow in this village. Biri is Product Manufactured in this village. Pottery HandiCraft item is in this village. 17 hours agricultural power supply in summer and 19 hours agricultural power supply in winter is available in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 367.61 hectares from Boreholes/Tube wells 70.82 hectares and from Lakes or tanks 296.79 hectares are the Sources of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Treated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer also available. Untreated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer available. Hand Pump and Tube Wells/Boreholes are other Drinking Water sources.
Open Drainage System Available in this Village. There is no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


Post Office is available in this Village. LandLine available. Mobile Coverage is available. Nearest Internet Centre is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Private Courier Facility is in 5 - 10 km.


Public Bus service available in this village. Private Bus service available in this village. This village has Railway Station . Tractors Available in this Village. Man pulled Cycle Rickshaws Available in this Village. Animal Driven Carts are there in this Village.

No Nearest National Highway in less than 10 km. Nearest State Highway is in less than 5 km. District Road passes through this village.
Kuccha Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


Nearest ATM is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Commercial Bank is in less than 5 km. Nearest Cooperative Bank is in 5 - 10 km.

Other Amenities

This Village has a Power supply with 17 hour power supply in summer and 19 hour power supply in winter, Birth & Death registration office, Sports facilities, Cinema Theater in village or near by, Public library, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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