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Chak Kashipur

Chak Kashipur
Census Town
Chak Kashipur is located in West Bengal
Chak Kashipur
Chak Kashipur
Location in West Bengal
Chak Kashipur is located in India
Chak Kashipur
Chak Kashipur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°25′34″N 88°09′52″E / 22.4262°N 88.1645°E / 22.4262; 88.1645
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBudge Budge II
 • Total1.59 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total12,035
 • Density7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
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 constituencyBudge Budge

Chak Kashipur is a census town under Budge Budge police station of Budge Budge II CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Chak Kashipur is located at 22°25′34″N 88°09′52″E / 22.4262°N 88.1645°E / 22.4262; 88.1645. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).[1]

Bowali, Chak Kashipur, Chak Alampur, Dakshin Raypur and Poali form a cluster of census towns, as per map of Budge Budge II CD block on page 181 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India, Chak Kashipur had a total population of 12,035, of which 6,373 (53%) were males and 5,662 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,499. The total number of literates was 8,504 (80.71 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 Census of India, Chak Kashipur had a population of 11,155. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. It has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 72% and female literacy of 56%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.[4]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Chak Kashipur covered an area of 1.59 km2. Budge Budge railway station is 8 km away. Among the civic amenities it had 36 km roads with open drains. The protected water supply involved over-head tank. It had 1,274 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 dispensary/ health centre, a nursing home 3 km away and 1 medicine shop. Among the educational facilities It had were 4 primary schools, the nearest secondary school was at Chak Alampur 1 km away, the nearest senior secondary school was at Husnecha 1 km away. The nearest general degree college was at Budge Budge 8 km away. Three important commodities it manufactured were foodgrains, textiles and coal.[5]


Nainan Road links Chak Kashipur to Dongaria.[6]


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chak Kashipur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 7 December 2008.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 181 – Map of Budge Budge II CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  3. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "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)
  6. ^ Google maps