Joypur Development Block, Joypur Dev. Block, Jaipur Development Block, Joypur Block Office, Purulia Block Office

Block Profile

Administrative Details
Sub-DivisionPurulia Sadar (West)
Distance from District Headquarters30 K.M.
Coordinates23°26′00″N 86°08′00″E
Total Area230.50 Sq. K.M.
No. & Name of Gram Panchayats07 (Baragram, Ghagra, Joypur, Mukundapur, Ropo, Sidhi-Jamra & Uparkahan)
No. of Gram Sansads90
No. of Mouzas113
No. of Depopulated Mouzas3
Is Block Panchayat Connected by Road (Yes/No)Yes
Year in which Block Panchayat came into Existence1963
Nearest Rail StationGarh-Joypur Railway Station
Nearest Bus StopThana Gora Bus Stand
Historical Places of Interest Joypur Rajbari
Forest Areas2,650 Hector
Name & Address of Police StationJoypur Police Station, P.O. Garh-Joypur, Dist. Purulia
Name of the Out Post(1) Sindri Chas Out Post  (2) Alkusha Out Post
Name of the Investigation CentrePundag I.C.
Name & Address of the B.L. & L.R.O. OfficeB.L. & L.R.O. Office, P.O. Garh-Joypur
Demographic Details
Total Population (As per Census, 2001)1,11,768 (Male: 58,186 & Female: 53,582)
S.C. (Total & Percentage)15,216 (13.61%)
S.T. (Total & Percentage)11,063 (9.90%)
O.B.C. (Total & Percentage)90,993 (81.41%)
Minority (Total & Percentage)14,287 (12.79%)
Gender Ratio (Number of Female to 1000 Male921:1000
No of BPL Households19,732
Agricultural Data
Net cultivable area14,246 Hector
Paddy Land

12,340 Hector (High: 5,600 Hector), (Medium: 4,574 Hector), (Low: 2,166 Hector)

Inland Crop1,906 Hector
Grassing Land 1,100 Hector
Forest Land2,650 Hector
Cultivable waste1,841 Hector
Cropping Pattern(Paddy- Mustard/Wheat), (Paddy- Vegetable), (Kalai- Paddy)
Electoral Data
Electors79,329 (Male: 42,057 & Female: 37,272)
Gender Ratio


Epic Percentage100%
PER Percentage100%
Banks and other Financial Institutions
No. of Nationalised Banks with Bank Wise Bank Branches04 (United Bank of India, Joypur), (Central Bank of India, Sidhi-Chas Road), (Allahabad Bank, Sidhi) & (Allahabad Bank, Pundag)
Regional Rural BanksNIL
Other Banks, if any04 (SKUS)
Head Post Office, if anyNIL
No. of Sub-Post Office02 (Garh-Joypur & Baglata)
No. of Branch Post Office23
No. of Co-Operative Society14
No. of Co-Operative Society with Banking Facility04
Hospital and Health Centres
Rural HospitalNIL
No. & Name of Block Primary Health Centre01 (Joypur Block Health Centre)
No. & Name of the Primary Health Centres03 (Darikuri, Baragram & Sidhi [Non-Functional])
No. of Sub-Health Centre22
No. of Ayurvedic Dispensaries01
No. of Homeopathic Dispensaries01
Length of Roads under Joypur Block Area
Kachha Road175 K.M. (Approx.)
Black Top Road76.5 K.M. (Approx.)
H.H. 325.0 K.M. (Approx.)
P.W.D.11.5 K.M. (Approx.)
Zilla Parishad30 K.M. (Approx.)
P.M.G.S.Y.30.5 K.M. (Approx.)
Moorum Road10.6 K.M. (Approx.)
Moorum – Metal Road1.5 K.M. (Approx.)
Brick PavementNIL
Concrete Road17.4 K.M. (Approx.)
Colleges, Schools & similar Educational Institutions
Colleges01 (Bikramjit Goswami Memorial College)
Higher Secondary08
Cluster Rosource Centres10
Any other Institutions02 (Madrasa)
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