Khatra Block is situated in southern part of Bankura district. Long – 22°59′N Lat – 86°51′E. An overwhelming agro-economic base and low urbanization and industrialization characterize the block of Khatra. Within the Block and even within these regions, the villages vary not only in their geographical features but also in their physical forms and composition their economic and social life patterns.

Agriculture activities and most its employment and priority is being accord to its development. The mines and minerals play a vital role in the economy of Khatra. Climate – Tropical dry and sub-humid, Soil Type – Red, Alluvial, laterite, Soil Structure – Sandy, Sandy Loam, Loamy, Sandy Clay Loam, Clay Loam, Clay etc. Rivers – Kangsabati, Silai, Sali etc and Forest Area – 19.4%. The forest wealth of Khatra and Ranibandh areas has always been remarkable.

Various forest produce and medicinal flora and fauna are routinely exported to neighbouring The whole Block comes under the Assembly Constituency of 249 Ranibandh (ST).

  • Location including latitude and longitude : 22°59′N 86°51′E

  • Area (in square kilometre) : 229.68 Sq. KM

Sl.No. Particulars of Administrative /Dev. Units Total (In No.)

  • Sub-Division.-KHATRA

  • Block :- KHATRA

  • Police Station :- KHATRA

  • Mouzas: 155

  • Revenue Inspector Office: 7
Sl.No. Name of the Gram Panchayat No of GramSansad
1 BAIDYANATHPUR 9
2 DAHALA 11
3 DHANARA 9
4 GORABARI 8
5 KHATRA GRAM-I 8
6 KHATRA GRAM-II 8
7 SUPUR 11
TOTAL 64
  • Total population : 1,17,022 Nos.
  • Female : 56947 Nos.
  • Other : 2 Nos.
  • SC (total and percentage) : 28926 Nos.(24.72%)
  • ST (total and percentage) : 26006 Nos.(22.22%)
  • OBC (total and percentage) : 32300 Nos.(27.60)
  • (OBC Census 2012)
  • Minority (total and percentage) : N.A.
  • Gender ratio (number of female to 1000 male) : 948
  • Kachha Road : 45 KM
  • Black Top : 60 KM
  • Morrum : 350 KM
  • Mourrum-Boulder : 48 KM
  • Brick-Paved : Nil
  • Concrete : 21 KMs
  • Others : Nil
  • Higher Secondary : 8 Nos.
  • Secondary : 7 Nos.
  • Junior : 17 Nos.
  • Primary : 119 Nos.
  • MSK : Nil
  • SSK : 15 Nos.
  • Cluster Resource Centres : Nil
  • Colleges : 1 No. Khatra Adibasi Mahavidyalaya
  • Any other institution : 1 No. Ekalavya Vidyalaya (GoI)
  • Rural Hospital : Nil
  • Block Primary Health Centre : 1 No. (Simla, under Dhanara GP)
  • Primary Health Centre : 1/2 Nos. (Benebaid, Dahala GP)
  • Sub-centre : 24 Nos.
  • ZP Dispensaries : Nil
  • GP dispensaries
  • Homoeopathy : 3 Nos.
  • Ayurvedic : 1 No. sanctioned (lying vacant)
  • Unani : Nil
  • ICDS Centres : 230 Nos.
BLOCK_NAME BRANCH_ID BANK_NAME BRANCH_NAME BRANCH_ADDRESS IFSC MICR
KHATRA 2101 State Bank of India ARALDIHI VILL+POST-ARALDIHI,INDPUR SBIN0008709 722002509
501 BANK OF INDIA khatrta branch khatra,bankura BKID0004396 4396
2801 BANGIYA GRAMIN VIKASH BANK Khatra Daser More, PO – Khatra, Dist – Bankura UTBI0RRBBGB 2540339
2802 BANGIYA GRAMIN VIKASH BANK Kankradara Village & P.O – Kankradara, Dist – Bankura UTBI0RRBBGB 2540289
2803 BANGIYA GRAMIN VIKASH BANK Keshia Village & P.O – Keshia, Dist – Bankura UTBI0RRBBGB 2540325
3101 KHATRA PEOPLES CO-OP BANK LTD Khatra Daser More, Khatra, Bankura HDFC0CKPCBL 722814102
2901 Bankura Dist Central Coop Bank Khatra Village & P.O – Khatra, Dist – Bankura WBSC0BDCB01 722809102
3001 Samabay Krishi Unnayan Samity Keshia Kadra Village & P.O – Keshia
201 Allahabad Bank Gorabari Branch P.O – Gorabari, Dist – Bankura ALLA0211538 211538
1701 UCO BANK UCO BANK VILL+ P.O.- ARKAMA , KHATRA , BANKURA
1901 UNITED BANK OF INDIA Khatra Branch Sahu Bhavan, Cinema Road, Khatra, Bankura UTBI0KHR913 310197
3002 Samabay Krishi Unnayan Samity Dakai Dahala Vill-Dakai, P.O.-Dahala, Dist – Bankura
3003 Samabay Krishi Unnayan Samity Jiakanali SKUS Vill- Jiakanali, Khatra, Dist- Bankura
1702 UCO BANK ARKAMA VILL+ PO – ARKAMA , KHATRA , BANKURA UCBA0002290 322365
3201 B.D.C.C KHATRA KHATRA,BANKURA WBSC0BDCB11 722814102
  • Head Post Office : Nil
  • Sub-Post Office : 4 Nos.
  • Branch Post Office : 26 Nos.