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Asuti

Asuti
Census Town
Asuti is located in West Bengal
Asuti
Asuti
Location in West Bengal
Asuti is located in India
Asuti
Asuti
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°27′26″N 88°14′51″E / 22.4571°N 88.2475°E / 22.4571; 88.2475
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockThakurpukur Maheshtala
Area
 • Total1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,272
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700141
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBishnupur (SC)
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Asuti is a census town under Maheshtala police station of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.

Geography

Cities and towns in the western part of Alipore Sadar subdivision (including Budge Budge I & II, Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre,
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
Bakrahat is in Bishnupur II CD block, but Lakshmibala Rural Hospital at Bakrahat serves Budge Budge II CD block and so it is included here.

Area overview

Alipore Sadar subdivision is the most urbanized part of South 24 Parganas district. 59.85% of the population live in urban areas and 40.15% live in the rural areas. In the northern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 21 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the subdivision, on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is an alluvial stretch, with industrial development.[1][2][3]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Location

Asuti is located at 22°27′26″N 88°14′51″E / 22.4571°N 88.2475°E / 22.4571; 88.2475. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Rameswarpur, Chata Kalikapur, Ganye Gangadharpur and Asuti form a cluster of census towns on the southern side of Maheshtala, as per map of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block on page 153 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[4]

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Asuti had a total population of 6,272, of which 3,242 (52%) were males and 3,030 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 664. The total number of literates in Asuti was 4,719 (84.15% of the population over 6 years).[5]

Infrastructure

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Asuti covered an area of 1.6765 km2. Akra railway station, 5.5 km away. Among the civic amenities it had 7.5 km of roads with open drains. The source of protected water supply was borewell tank and overhead tank. It had 1,430 domestic electric connections and 30 road lights. Among the medical facilities it had were a hospital 3 km away, a nursing home 1 km away and 5 medicine shops. Among the educational facilities It had were 5 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school , the nearest senior secondary school was at Ganney close-by and the nearest general degree college was at Sarsuna 4 km away. Among the social, recreational and cultural facilities, the nearest public library and reading room were at Jot Shibrampur 3.5 km away.[6]

Transport

Local roads link Asuti to Nangi and Maheshtala.[7]

Nangi railway station is on the Sealdah–Budge Budge line.[8]

Education

Ashuti Netaji High School is Bengali-medium coeducational institution established in 1960. It has facilities for teaching from class v to class XII.[9][10]

References

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South Twety-four Parganas". Table 2.1 , 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 13, Physiography. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  3. ^ "District Human Development Report: South 24 Parganas". Chapter 9: Sundarbans and the Remote Islanders, p 290-311. Development & Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 153 – Map of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  5. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  6. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 999-1006 Statement I: Status and Growth History, Pages 1006-1010; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 1010-1015; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1015-1019; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1019-1027 Statement V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Pages 1027- 1029: Statement VI:Industry and Banking:. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 9 November 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "34112 Sealdah – Budge Budge Local". Time Table. India Rail Info. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Ashuti Netaji High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  10. ^ "List of WBBSE Affilated Schools in South 24 Parganas". Ashuti Netaji High School. Resultsnew. Retrieved 11 December 2019.