Nagdaha, India

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Nagdaha
Census Town
Nagdaha is located in West Bengal
Nagdaha
Nagdaha
Location in West Bengal, India
Nagdaha is located in India
Nagdaha
Nagdaha
Nagdaha (India)
Coordinates: 22°55′36″N 88°28′35″E / 22.9267°N 88.4765°E / 22.9267; 88.4765Coordinates: 22°55′36″N 88°28′35″E / 22.9267°N 88.4765°E / 22.9267; 88.4765
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 3.0654 km2 (1.1836 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,192
 • Density 2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Naihati
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Nagdaha is a census town under Barrackpore I CD Block (Sub District) in Barrackpore subdivision (also spelled as Barrackpur) in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Cities and towns in the northern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood, OG: outgrowth
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location[edit]

Palladaha, Nagdaha, Palashi and Srotribati (OG) form an urban cluster east of Kanchrapara. Jetia, Nanna (OG) and Chakla (OG) form another urban cluster south of Kanchrapara.[1]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside) lives in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2 The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns.[2]

For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods, it is available for the entire municipal area and thereafter ward-wise.

Police station[edit]

Naihati police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Naihati municipal area and Barrackpore I CD Block, including Barrackpur Cantonment Board.[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Nagdaha had a population of 8,192; of this, 4,167 are male, 4,025 female.[5] It has an average literacy rate of 76.7%, higher than the national average of 74.04%.

Infrastructure[edit]

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Nagdaha covered an area of 3.0654 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had was a health centre/ dispensary. Amongst the educational facilities It had were 3 primary schools, and the nearest middle school, secondary school and senior secondary schools were available 3 kms away at Palashi.[6]

Transport[edit]

Nagdaha is on the Kanchrapara-Haringhata Road.[7]

The nearest railway station is at Kanchrapara.[8][7]

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore I CD Block on Page 365. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  5. ^ "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.)
  6. ^ "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 II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 791-794; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 795-796; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 19 June 2018. 
  7. ^ a b Google maps
  8. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  9. ^ "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.