South Dumdum

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South Dumdum
City
South Dumdum is located in West Bengal
South Dumdum
South Dumdum
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Government
 • Municipality Chairperson Dr. Roy[1]
 • Health Officer Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta[2]
Area
 • Total 9.23 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 403,316
 • Density 44,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum, Barasat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dum Dum, Bidhannagar, Rajarhat Gopalpur
Website sddm.ind.in

South Dumdum is a city and a municipality in Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.

Geography[edit]

Cities and towns in the southern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood

Location[edit]

South Dumdum is located at 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40.[3]

South Dum Dum consists of localities like, Nagerbazar, Bangur Avenue, Dum Dum Park, Lake Town.

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.[4]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]

Dum Dum police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Dum Dum and South Dumdum municipal areas.[5][6]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population of South Dumdum 
Census Pop.
1901 10,904
1911 12,874 18.1%
1921 14,030 9.0%
1931 18,471 31.7%
1941 25,838 39.9%
1951 61,391 137.6%
1961 111,284 81.3%
1971 174,342 56.7%
1981 230,266 32.1%
1991 232,811 1.1%
2001 392,444 68.6%
2011 403,316 2.8%
Source: [7]

As per the 2011 Census of India, South Dum Dum had a total population of 403,316, of which 202,214 (50%) were males and 201,102 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 28,703, the total number of literates in South Dum Dum was 344,971 (92.09% of the population over 6 years).[8]

As of 2001 India census,[9] South Dumdum had a population of 392,150. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. South Dumdum has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 80%. In South Dumdum, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration[edit]

The following Municipalities, Census Towns and other locations in Barrackpore subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Kanchrapara (M), Jetia (CT), Halisahar (M), Balibhara (CT), Naihati (M), Bhatpara (M), Kaugachhi (CT), Garshyamnagar (CT), Garulia (M), Ichhapur Defence Estate (CT), North Barrackpur (M), Barrackpur Cantonment (CB), Barrackpore (M), Jafarpur (CT), Ruiya (CT), Titagarh (M), Khardaha (M), Bandipur (CT), Panihati (M), Muragachha (CT) New Barrackpore (M), Chandpur (CT), Talbandha (CT), Patulia (CT), Kamarhati (M), Baranagar (M), South Dumdum (M), North Dumdum (M), Dum Dum (M), Noapara (CT), Babanpur (CT), Teghari (CT), Nanna (OG), Chakla (OG), Srotribati (OG) and Panpur (OG).[10]

Infrastructure[edit]

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, South Dumdum municipal city covered an area of 9.23 km2. Amongst the civic amenities it had 7,940 kms of roads and both open and covered drains. Amongst the medical facilities It had 438 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities it had 149 primary schools, 1 middle school, 41 secondary schools and 38 senior secondary schools. Amongst the social, recreational and cultural facilities it had 1 orphanage home, 1 old age home, 1 stadium, 4 cinema/theatres, 3 auditorium/ community halls, 1 public library and 1 reading room, it had 12 bank branches.[11]

See also Cities and towns in Barrackpore subdivision

Economy[edit]

KMDA[edit]

South Dumdum municipality is included in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area for which the KMDA is the statutory planning and development authority.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official District Administration site Archived 2007-01-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Official District Administration site Archived 2007-01-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Yahoo maps of South Dumdum". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "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. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  8. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  9. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  10. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  11. ^ "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 31 May 2018. 
  12. ^ "Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authoity, Annual Report 2010-11". 1/1 Kolkata Metropolitan Area Map. KMDA. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  13. ^ "Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority, Annual Report 2010-11". 1 / 2 Role of KMDA. KMDA. Retrieved 7 June 2018.