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General Information of West Bengal


Geographical Area

88752 Sq. Km.

Percentage Area of State to area of Indian Union

2.74%

Average Annual rainfall

1666 mm

Districts

23

No. of Sub-divisions

66

No of Blocks

342

No. of Municipalities

127

Total No. of Municipal Corporations

6

No of Villages (inhabited)

37945

Villages Electrified

        37779 (99.56%)

Total No. of Gram Panchayats

3354

Capital

Kolkata

Average population served per Bank Branch (including RRBs) but excluding Cooperative Banks & Foreign Banks (As on December, 2019)

 

11415

No. of Minority concentrated districts.

#13

Principal Language

Bengali

Airport

Kolkata, Bagdogra,Andal

Ports

Kolkata, Haldia

 

#(1) Howrah, (1) Kolkata, (2) PurbaBurdwan, (3) Nadia, (4) 24-Parganas North, (5) 24-Parganas South, (6) Malda, (7) Murshidabad, (8) Uttar Dinajpur, (9) DakshinDinajpur, (10) Coochbehar, (11) Birbhum, (12) PaschimBurdwan,(13) Howrah

 

Population Details:                                                                      (As per 2011 census)

Population

913.48 lac

Rural population

657.97 lac

% of rural population

72.03%

% of urban population

27.97%

Male population

469.27 lac (51.37%)

Female population

444.21 lac (48.62%)

Sex ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

950

Total No. of Households

157.16 lac

No. of Rural households

111.62 lac

No. of Urban households

45.54 lac

Schedule Caste population

184.53 lac

Schedule Tribe population

44.06 lac

Density of population

1029 per sq.km

Literacy level

626.14 lac

(68.55%)

Highest Population Districts

Lowest Population Districts

North 24 Parganas-100.82 lac (11.04%)

DakshinDinajpur -16.70 lac (1.83%)

South 24 Parganas - 81.53 lac (8.93%)

Darjeeling - 18.42 lac (2.02%)

Burdwan -77.23 lac (8.46%)

Coochbehar - 28.22 lac (3.09%)

Murshidabad- 71.02 lac   (8.46%)

Purulia-29.27 lac (3.21%)

 

 

 

Farming Activities:                                                   (As per 2011 census)

 

Total or Gross cropped area

9459 thousand hectares

Net cropped area

5204 thousand hectares

Net irrigated area under minor irrigation

4434 thousand  hectares

Cropping intensity

182%

Major Crops

Rice, Potato, Jute, Tea, Vegetables, Pulses

Soil type

Gangetic Alluvial soil & lateritic soil

Climate

Tropical, humid except in northern hilly region

Cultivators

51.17 lac

Of the above, Small & Marginal farmers

43.42 lac

Agricultural Labourers

101.89 lac

Recorded Sharecroppers

15.37 lac

Workers engaged in Household Industries

14.36 lac

Workers engaged in Allied Agro Activities

3.35 lac

Other workers

121.73 lac

Per Capita Deposit (as on 31.12.2019)

Rs.87679

Per Capita Advance (as on 31.12.2019)

Rs.54319

 

Bank wise & District wise allocation of Lead Bank Responsibility:

 

Bank

No. of Districts

Name of Districts

United Bank of India

11

Bankura, DakshinDinajpur, Uttar Dinajpur, Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, Purulia, 24-Pargans (South), PurbaMedinipur, PaschimMedinipur&Jhargram

UCO Bank

4

Howrah, Hooghly, Birbhum&PurbaBurdwan

 

Central Bank of India

4

Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Coochbehar&Alipurduar

 

Allahabad Bank

1

24-Parganas (North)

 

State Bank of India

3

Kolkata, Kalimpong&PaschimBurdwan

 

 

Population group wise Brick & Mortar Branch in the State of West Bengal:

 

Position of ATMs in the State of West Bengal:

Population group

March

2019

June

2019

September 2019

December

2019

Rural

2761     

2731

2792

2768

Semi- urban

2161         

2180

2202

2318

Urban

3120             

3159

3178

3180

Metro

2693             

2792

2820

2914

TOTAL

10735                

10862

10992

11180

 

 

VITAL STATISTICS OF WEST BENGAL

           (Amount Rs in crore)

 

Parameter

March

2018

March 2019

June 2019

Sept 2019

Dec

2019

No. of Branches

8228

8230

8338

8368

8374

Total Deposits

710512

762840

772748

795044

800934

Total Advances (with RIDF)

464580

492580

487748

494328

496198

CD Ratio

65

64

63

62

62

C+I: Deposit Ratio

77

75

74

72

72

Priority Sector Advances (PSA)

168373

202660

184959

176492

179157

% of PSA to ANBC

40

42

38

37

38

Agriculture Advances

47439

52130

52103

51438

54588

% of Agri Advances to ANBC

11

13

12

11

11

MSME

87275

100510

96595

85696

87415

Education Loans

2396

2627

2348

2273

2421

Housing Loans

40804

44194

45466

47034

48809

DRI Advances

153

420

338

736

488

% of DRI  Advances to ANBC

0.04

0.09

0.07

0.15

0.10

Advances to SC/ST Communities

17517

16430

16754

31656

29712

Adv. to Women Entrepreneurs

39357

39287

49875

52235

53456

% of Adv to Women to ANBC

9

8

11

11

11

Weaker Section Advances

58918

56423

65082

49780

55123

% of Weaker Advances to ANBC

14

12

14

11

12

Minority Community Advances

31323

31122

27143

38720

40767

% of Minority Co Adv. to Prisec

19

16

14

21

22

 

DISBURSEMENT PARTICULARS UNDER ANNUAL CREDIT PLAN

 

(Amount Rs in crore)

Sl.

 

Parameter

ACP  Plan 2018-19

ACP achieved (Dec,18)

% Achiev.

ACP  Plan19-20

ACP achieved (Dec,19)

% Achie.

1

Agriculture

64071

33566

52

55000

34127

62

2

MSME

50000

37898

75

70000

51025

73

3

OPS

15890

12931

81

23000

8998

39

Total PRISEC

129961

84395

65

148000

94150

64

4

NPS

16500

8752

53

18000

111024

616

Grand Total

146461

93147

64

166000

205174

124

 




State Profile - 30.09.2019

State Profile - 30.09.2018