Purulia is a district in West Bengal state of India.


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Purulia District

Purulia is one of the 23 districts of West Bengal, spread in an area of 6259 square kilometers. It is divided into 20 Subdivisions and 20 blocks. As on 9th December 2023, the current population of Purulia district is 31.93 lakhs, which includes urban population of 4.07 lakhs and rural population of 27.86 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 957 females per 1000 males. There are 6.19 lakhs houses in the district which means every household has around 5 members. There are around 4.1 lakhs teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 55% which means around 17.7 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 13.62 lakhs. Total 6.19 lakhs people belonging to scheduled caste and 5.89 lakhs scheduled tribe people live in the district.

Subdivisions in Purulia district

Purulia district has total 20 Subdivision.

Blocks in Purulia district

Purulia district has total 20 blocks.

Purulia Zilla Panchayat

Sujoy Banerjee is the President (Adhyaksha) of Zilla Panchayat Purulia, who can be contacted at email address sabhadhipatipzp@gmail.com and mobile number 97322xxx60. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is Uttam Mandal, who can be reached at email address secretarypzp16@gmail.com and mobile number 83730xxx16. The office address is Zilla Parishad Administrative Building, Jublee Compound, Purulia, Pincode - 723101. You can reach there by taking a bus till Purulia Bus Stand which is less than a km away. Purulia Zilla Panchayat consists of total 20 Panchayat Samiti.

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