Chandrapur, West Bengal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Chandrapur
Census Town
Chandrapur is located in West Bengal
Chandrapur
Chandrapur
Location in West Bengal, India
Chandrapur is located in India
Chandrapur
Chandrapur
Chandrapur (India)
Coordinates: 22°45′59″N 88°32′09″E / 22.766326°N 88.535742°E / 22.766326; 88.535742Coordinates: 22°45′59″N 88°32′09″E / 22.766326°N 88.535742°E / 22.766326; 88.535742
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 0.5948 km2 (0.2297 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,047
 • Density 8,500/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Chandrapur is a census town under Barasat I CD Block (Sub District) in Barasat Sadar subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Duttapukur, Shibalaya, Chandrapur, Gangapur, Chatta Baria and Joypul form a cluster of census towns in the northern part of the CD Block.The entire cluster has a very high density of population. (See the infobox of each census town for density of population).[1]

Duttapukur police station has jurisdiction over Barasat I CD Block.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Chandrapur had a population of 5,047; of this, 2,574 are male, 2,473 female.[3] It has an average literacy rate of 87.2%, higher than the national average of 74.04%.

Infrastructure[edit]

As per District Census Handbook 2011, Chandrapur covered an area of 0.5948 km2. It had 2 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school and 1 senior secondary school, the nearest college was 8 km away at Barasat. Chandrapur had a hospital with 6 beds and 2 dispensaries/ health centres (without any bed).[4]

Transport[edit]

Chandrapur is off National Highway 112 (Jessore Road).[5]

The railway station at Duttapukur on the Sealdah-Bangaon line, which is part the Kolkata Suburban Railway railway system, is located nearby.[6][5]

Healthcare[edit]

There is a primary health centre at Duttapukur,[7] for other medical facilities in the area see Barasat Sadar subdivision.

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[8]

See also[edit]

Map of Barasat I CD Block on Page 393 of District Census Handbook.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 393 -Map of Barasat I CD Block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 3 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "North 24 Parganas Dist. Police". Know Your Police Station. District Police. Retrieved 3 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "Primary census abstract data". Census of India. Retrieved 23 February 2014.  (For census towns, select "urban" radio button, then select state, district and sub-district. A drop down list of towns well appear. Select the town.)
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 781-783 Statement I: Growth History, Pages 799-803: Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 31 May 2018. 
  5. ^ a b Google maps
  6. ^ "33811 Sealdah Bangaon Local". Time Table. indiaeailinfo. Retrieved 31 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.