||Area(in sq. km.)
||28,08,652 (57.91% of District Population)
||Population Density (Per Sq. K.M.)
||Male – Female Ratio
||20,81,339 (Male Elector – 10,93,716, Female Elector – 987623)
||No. of Development Blocks
||5 (Bally – Jagacha, Domjur, Jagatballavpur, Panchla Sankrail) consist of 67 Gram Panchayats, 1067 Gram Sansads)
||No. of Corporation / Municipality
||1 (Howrah Municipal Corporation consist of 65 Wards)
||No. of Police Stations
||18 [14 Under Howrah Police Commissionerate (Howrah, Shibpur, Jagacha, Golabari, Malipanchghora, Dasnagar, Bally, Liluah, Bantra, Chatterjeehat, AJC Bose B. Garden, Nischinda, Belur) & 4 Under Rural District Police (Domjur, Jagatballavpur, Panchla, Sankrail)]
||No. of Assembly Constituency
||9 (Bally, Howrah Uttar, Howrah Madhya, Shibpur, Howrah Dakshin, Sankrail, Panchla, Jagatballavpur & Domjur)
||Duties & Services
a) Executive Magistrate in Charge of Howrah (Sadar) Sub – Division. Overall supervision of Executive Magistrate Court.
b) Electoral Registration Officer & Returning Officer in respect of 171 Howrah Madhya Assembly Constituency.
c) Panchayat Returning Officer of Zilla Parishad seats of Blocks under Sadar Sub – Division.
d) Municipal Returning Officer of Howrah Municipal Corporation.
e) Overall supervision and monitoring of Permanent EPIC Centre.
f) To monitor and supervise development works of Sub – Division and also line department in the capacity of Chairman, Sub – Divisional Level Committee.
g) Competent Authority to issue SC / ST / OBC Certificates (Issued more than 9000 certificates in 2016 Calendar Year till date).
h) Issue of Patta of Vested Land as approving authority.
i) To issue Domicile Certificate / Income Certificate / Residential Certificate / Character Certificate / Marital Status & Dependency Certificate (Issued more than 300 Domicile & 350 Income Certificates in 2016 Calendar Year till date).
j) Prescribed Authority under West Bengal Panchayat Act, 1973.
k) Competent Authority to issue Money Lending License.
l) Hold Hearing for issuance of Fire Arms License.
m) Competent Authority to issue permission to use microphone / loud speaker
n) To act as DDO of Civil Defence , Urban Land Ceiling Department and Supervisor, SHG & SE (Sadar).
o) To promulgate 144 Cr. P.C. as Sub – Divisional Magistrate.
p) To preside over various Courts like SDM Court, Rent Control, Maintenance Tribunal etc.
q) Perform the function of Collector under Essential Commodities Act.
r) Act as Controlling Officer of Urban and Rural ICDS Projects.
s) Act as Competent Authority under Urban Land Ceiling Act.
t) Act as Deputy Controller Civil Defence.
u) To arrange recruitment of ASHA, Block ASHA Facilitators, 2nd ANM, AWW Worker / Helper.
v) Selection of NGOs for setting up of Rogi Sahayata Kendra in SG / RH / BPHC.
w) Accepting authority of ACRs of BDOs / Jt. BDOs / BDMOs / SDDMO / Sr. SOI (CD) / ASM.
x) Hold Hearing for service on compassionate ground as member of three mans committee.
y) Nominee Chairman of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Santragachi.
z) Chairman of Vasa Bikash Kendra.
aa) Chariman of Rogi Kalyan Samity of 5 Hospitals (Gabberia SG, South Howrah SG, TL Jaiswal, Satyabala ID, Belur SG).
bb) Responsible for implementing Yubashree Scheme at Howrah Sadar Sub – Division.
cc) Hold Hearing along with ACMOH of organ donor (kidney) in case of non related organ transplantation.
||Regular / Recurring Meetings, Reports or Procedures
a) Weekly monitoring meeting with Inspectors of BCW department regarding disposal of caste certificate cases.
b) Meeting with BDOs to monitor various developmental works & implementation of schemes in regular interval.
c) Meeting with Superintendent of Hospitals, ACMOH, DPHNO etc. to discuss various health issues as and when required.
d) Holding of periodical meetings of Sub – Divisional Sports Council in the capacity of Chairman of the Council.
e) Meeting of Tender Committee of ICDS Projects.
f) Meeting of Sub – Divisional Vigilance & Monitoring Committee under SC & ST (POA) Act, 1989.
g) Meeting of Sub – Divisional Committee for Environmental Clearance of mining of minor minerals.
h) Meeting of Sub – Divisional Monitoring Committee for implementation of Gitanjali.