Para Development Block situated at Raghunathpur sub-division of Purulia district. It consist 10 gram panchayats with a population of 200621 according to 2011 census. It is most minority populated block of the district, mostly from Muslim community. This block & its people have a long history of communal harmony and peaceful co-existence. Three gram panchayats bordering with Jharkhand state, mainly agrarian population but coal based industries developed in Santaldih and Dubra area of this block. Urban area consist of Anara, Dubra and Santaldih.
The Development Block with all its shortage and scarcity off staffs and officers always tries to provide best of service to its people. This block always keen to provide service to the people and performed its role as of the face of lower level governance. In recent years it achieve significant success to provide its people the benefits of various govt. schemes and programmes. Para development block always tries to reach in excel through its social responsibility.
Hope this website provides all types of information regarding different govt. schemes and programmes as well as achievements of this block to the people.
Lastly I convey my thanks to all those, who whole heartedly tries to develop this website in very, short time. Any type of suggestion regarding the improvement the website may kindly acknowledge.

Lets starts the journey with flying colors.