A picturesque location with an ideal backdrop of Panchakot hill holds the charm of a beautiful weekend destination away from the humdrum of the busy city life in the traditional villages of the Purulia. The indigenous culture and creation makes this place unique and famous to the adventurous and nature loving people.
Purulia is the westernmost district of the West Bengal which is separated from the Bardhaman district by river Damodar. As per 2001 census total population of the district 2535516, out of which 89.93% are residing in rural areas and 10.07% are in urban areas. About 51.18% of the populations are males and 48.82% are females. The percentage of Scheduled Cast and Scheduled Tribes are 18.29% and 18.27%.
Neturia (Community Development Block) is an administrative division in Raghunathpur sub-division of Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Headquarter of this block is at Gobag, Ramkanali. Gram Panchayats of Neturia block/Panchayat Samiti are: Bhamuria, Digha, Guniara, Janarbandi, Raibandh, Saltore and Sarbari. Neturia is located at 23˚39'47"N 86˚49'37"E and has an area of 199.37 Km2. A location map of Neturia Block is given below.